Review Paints Gloomy Job Creation In Five Years

Some graduates have given up hope of ever finding jobs
Some graduates have given up hope of ever finding jobs

For the past five years, there has been a stagnation in job creation, according to the Mid-Term Review of the National Development Plan 11.

The review has been released and paints a gloomy picture of “low growth in employment” creation in both public and private sectors.

“The growth rate of formal employment has also been low in recent years, with several years when employment growth has been barely above zero, and one year of negative growth (following the closure of the BCL mine).

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Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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