MPs want BDF equipped anew


Members of Parliament (MPs) have called on the government to reconsider buying new equipment for Botswana Defence Force (BDF).

When debating the budget for Ministry of Defence, Justice and Security yesterday, Kanye North MP Abram Kesupile said most of the equipment used by soldiers is very old, which compromises the security of the country.

“Most of the equipment, including vehicles, guns and aircraft are very old. There is need for government to consider buying new equipment.

Editor's Comment
Bravo, Matlala JSS for recognising employees!

Last Friday, Matlala Junior Secondary School (JSS) in Tlokweng did just that – they organised an event to honour their teachers and support staff. This gesture is truly commendable, as teachers occupy a pivotal role in the lives of our children.To be completely candid, teachers are the ones who shape our children from a very tender age, investing a significant amount of time in their growth and development. It's not uncommon to hear parents...

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