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September 27, 2017 4:00 AM Former schoolhead wants late Morake to be honoured

He made the appeal recently during the schools’ 30th anniversary celebration. Pabalinga said that MoBE should remember the part played by the late Morake and former chief education officer Gogoa Kgomanyane in the construction of junior secondary schools. “The country had serious shortages of space in secondary schools and the presence and involvement 91

September 25, 2017 4:00 AM The shantytown that is Goodhope SSS

Goodhope Senior Secondary School is the largest public school in the country. Officially opened in 2008, it boasts a student population of 2,000 from different parts of the country. The Barolong pride has however, evolved into a lawless organisation, which is often in the news for bad reasons. The situation has persisted after the 2011 ‘mother of all’ strikes 71

September 24, 2017 9:13 AM From nursery to university: Emerging market investors buy into education

LONDON (Reuters) - Two decades after Yusuf Karodia launched Mancosa, a distance learning school to teach South Africans business skills, he sold up to UK private equity firm Actis. From nurseries to exam tutoring and adult education, teaching businesses are booming as populations rise and cash-strapped governments fail to keep up with demand. With 263 million 105

September 20, 2017 4:00 AM Murder suspect hands himself to the police

Urban police station commander, superintendent Obapotswe Moremi said the man was accompanied by his parents on Monday morning when he handed himself to the police. He was immediately taken into custody. “Since Sunday the police have been searching for him to no avail but yesterday he voluntarily handed himself to the police and was detained on suspicion 62

September 19, 2017 9:26 AM IDM gives Boswelakgosi JSS prize giving ceremony

In an endeavor to encourage learning among potential future enrollees, the Institute of Development Mangement (IDM) last week Friday, bestowed a generous offering of P10 000 to Boswelakgosi Junior Secondary School in Manyana village. Handing the funds over to the School Head, Peter Dire, IDM Assistant Director Academics, and Learners Support, Elijah 62

September 13, 2017 1:17 PM Botswana: Teamwork Essential for Public Service

Letlhakeng — The Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration, Mr Thato Kwerepe has reminded public officers that they are equally vital to the public service regardless of their positions. Addressing public officers in Letlhakeng on Monday, Mr Kwerepe said it was therefore vital that they worked as a team as together 61

September 11, 2017 8:01 AM Boko eyes P40m Dada mansion

Famed for his sharp legal mind and political prowess, Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) leader Duma Boko is just as well known for his love of ‘the good life’. With his seemingly endless collection of designer suits and his swanky Hublot watches, Boko’s lavish lifestyle is rivalled by few in the country. However, the Botswana National Front (BNF) 147

September 11, 2017 2:01 AM Farmers resort to primitive methods to fight foot and mouth

FARMERS in Mwenezi and Beitbridge districts have resorted to primitive methods to fight a ravaging foot and mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in the absence of modern vaccines. This comes amid reports that the Botswana government recently donated 473 200 doses of vaccine for the foot and mouth disease (FMD) to help Zimbabwe contain the disease outbreak and ensure 75

September 8, 2017 4:00 AM Police bust gang of six for house break-ins

Mahalapye police station commander, Superintendent Isaac Mamadi said the men were arrested on Sunday afternoon after some of them were caught stealing. The suspected gang members were severely beaten by some of their victims. The suspects have not yet appeared in court as some are still nursing serious injuries from the mob violence. “After arresting 54

September 6, 2017 4:00 AM Morake given fitting send-off

Former president, Festus Mogae, politicians from across the political spectrum, captains of the industry, commander of Botswana Defence Force, former and current Permanent Secretaries (PS), schoolchildren and Batswana from all walks of life came to pay their last respects to the former Member of Parliament (MP) for Mmadinare. Funerals are normally somber 84