Automatic Promotion blamed for poor JC results
The Botswana People’s Party (BPP) has blamed the automatic promotion system for the poor junior certificate results. BPP says Batswana are starting to reap the results for this type of system. Kumbulani William said other factor that contributed to these poor results was uneven distribution of resources to schools in rural areas, inefficient department officials, introduction of school fees and lack of parental involvement in the education of pupils.
Dikomang is the new deputy mayor
Lamodimo Dikomang is set to be the new deputy mayor of the City of Francistown Council. Dikomang defeated incumbent Esther Mokgosi by 10-8 at the BDP caucus held at the party offices over the weekend.