Between the Lines


Where there is fire, there will be smoke and there will still be smoke if students smoke in school toilets. Four girls from a college were expelled after being caught smoking in the toilet.


A scribe attempting to take pictures of the new police academy was told the project manager does not allow this. The building is visible from the road, and is seen by hundreds daily. Is there something secret?


An MP when told to stick to the budget debate said he was following ‘orders’ from his voters. That is a first, hopefully, all MPs start to follow ‘orders’ from their voters. That could bring change.


The level of debate in parliament has done nothing to help the people of this country ‘what the budget is about’. Why are parliamentarians not raising numbers and questioning allocations?


There are no rubbish bins to be sighted in most parts of town. If there is hope to reduce litter, the ministry responsible should start placing bins every 100 metres.


An organisation linked to family planning is concerned that teenage pregnancies and STIs continue to rise yet villages and leaders frown upon the free distribution of condoms. Ironic isn’t it?

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