Our Education At 50

Last week Gaborone hosted an enormous event, the 50 days countdown to 50 years of independence, an event that was glamorous indeed.

The celebrations gathered together all the sectors of the economy that joined in their colours, proudly showing off their presence.

Botswana is at the same time troubled by the common problem that is dogging the whole world, unemployment. Commentators have singled out training or education as key to ensuring that this menace of unemployment is contained.

Editor's Comment
Are police trigger-happy?

Unfortunately, that day turned sour for those who were shopping at Sefalana Cash and Carry in Gaborone West Industrial.The exchange of fire that ensued between members of the Botswana Police Service (BPS) and robbers who had allegedly robbed a G4S cash-in-transit vehicle left two civilians dead, three robbers struck down, and an undisclosed number of citizens wounded.One deceased civilian is reportedly an employee of the Citizen Entrepreneurial...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up