IT can help solve unemployment - Saleshando

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Member of Parliament (MP) for Gaborone Central, Dumelang Saleshando, has hit hard at government for failing to solve the country's unemployment crisis by using the many unemployed youth who have knowledge in IT.

Contributing to the proposed national information and communications technology policy, Saleshando said it was sad that the IT sector had proved to be a booming industry worldwide but the country was failing to use it to tackle the country's unemployment situation.

"IT skills are roaming the streets," he stated. Saleshando dismissed plans in the policy that seek to take information technology to the rural areas saying they will not work.
"If you cannot deliver for those at your doorstep then how are you going to deliver the goods for those far away?" asked Saleshando.

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