Teachers to receive long overdue sports payments

Teachers have not received their dues for their sport duties. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Teachers have not received their dues for their sport duties. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Teachers will smile all the way to the bank next week, after the Department of Basic Education finally decided to pay their 2019 sports allowances.

According to a savingram from the department, the Ministry of Basic Education (MoBE) has managed to secure funds for athletics allowances.

The department said it was working around the clock to transfer the funds to Botswana Integrated Sport Association (BISA) and Botswana Primary Schools Sports Association (BOPSSA) bank accounts.

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