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Haskins Nkaigwa (Gaborone North) Asked the Minister of Education and Skills Development, Unity Dow if there were any plans to reduce the tertiary education funding cut off points from 36 to 30 to accommodate more students funded by Government for tertiary education.

Access to Education and Skills Training at post secondary level target transition into Tertiary (universities and colleges), Technical and Vocational Education and Training (technical colleges and brigades) institutions. These institutions admit and enroll, students for programmes ranging from certificate to degree and postgraduate levels. Government through the Ministry currently provides sponsorship to qualifying students as follows:

1. Subventions to Technical and Vocational Institutions through

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Routine child vaccination imperative

The recent Vaccination Day in Motokwe, orchestrated through collaborative efforts between UNICEF, USAID, BRCS, and the Ministry of Health, underscores a commendable stride towards fortifying child health services.The painful reality as reflected by the Ministry of Health's data regarding the decline in routine immunisation coverage since the onset of the pandemic, is a cause for concern.It underscores the urgent need to address the...

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