UB graduates warned of unemployment realities

UB graduation
UB graduation

On Saturday, 4,136 graduates from the University of Botswana (UB) and the Botswana College of Agriculture (BCA) were capped at the UB Stadium.

The graduates were of different levels of academic excellence - from diploma, degree, masters and doctorates.  Among the high achievers was Unami Babaki, a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science graduate, who was awarded the UB 2015 Valedictorian Honour.

Amidst the excitement though, the guest speaker, the Vice Chancellor of the National University of Lesotho, Professor Nqosa Mahao sounded warning bells about the realities of limited job market and challenges  ahead.

Editor's Comment
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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