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BOTSWANA NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
 
 
O R D E R            P A P E R
 
 
(FRIDAY 12TH APRIL, 2019)
 
 
MINISTERS’ QUESTION TIME
 
1. Minister for Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration  
 
THEME: THE CLUSTER DEVELOPMENT MODEL IN FRANCISTOWN
 
To state opportunities presented for the city of Francistown by the Cluster Development Model.
 
(Mr. H. B. Billy, MP. – Francistown East)
 
 
2. Minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology
 
THEME: REVISION OF TERTIARY STUDENT ALLOWANCES
  Whether there are any plans to revise tertiary student allowances that have been stagnant for many years.
 
(Dr. P. Butale, MP. − Gaborone Central)
 
NOTICE OF MOTIONS AND ORDERS OF THE DAY
 
MOTIONS
 
 
REINSTATEMENT OF BDF PATROLS  
 
1. “That this Honourable House requests Government to reinstate Botswana Defence Force patrols to assist the Botswana Police Service deal with the high crime rate.”
 
(Mr. S. Kgoroba, MP. – Mogoditshane)
 
(Resumed Debate)
 
 
REGULATION OF GEOMATICS INDUSTRY
 
2. “That this Honourable House requests Government to consider regulating the Geomatics Industry.”
 
(Mr. N. S. L. M. Salakae, MP. – Ghanzi North)
 
(Resumed Debate)
 
 
CLEARING OF LOANS FOR RETRENCHED EMPLOYEES
 
3. “That this Honourable House requests Government to consider clearing bank loans for retrenched employees of Tati Nickel and BCL Mines respectively.”
 
(Mr. W. B. Mmolotsi, MP. – Francistown South)
 
 
EXPANSION OF THE BILL OF RIGHTS
 
4. “That this Honourable House requests Government to expand the Bill of Rights in the Constitution of the Republic of Botswana to include socio-economic and cultural rights so as to ensure justiciability of such rights.”
 (Dr. P. Butale, MP. – Gaborone Central)
 
 
FUND FOR PROJECTS THAT HAVE GREAT POTENTIAL IN THE ECONOMY
 
5. “That this Honourable House requests Government to consider setting up a fund to sponsor all projects that have great potential in the economy even if the promoters of the projects do not have adequate security.”
 (Mr. K. S. Gare, MP. – Moshupa-Manyana)
 
 
SETTING UP A TASK FORCE TO REVIVE THE STANDARD OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
 
6. “That this Honourable House requests Government to set up a task force to revive the standard of vocational education in the country.”
 (Mr. S. O. S. Rantuana, MP. – Ramotswa)
 
 
FACILITATION OF RESIDENTS OF GABORONE NORTH FARMS  TO HAVE POTABLE WATER AND SEWERAGE FACILITIES
 
7. “That this Honourable House requests Government to facilitate residents of Gaborone North farms to have potable water and sewerage facilities.”
 (Mr. H. G. Nkaigwa, MP. − Gaborone North)
 
DESIGNATING OF SOWA TOWN A SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE
 
8. “That this Honourable House requests Government to consider designating Sowa Town a special economic zone.”  
 
(Mr. P. Majaga, MP. – Nata-Gweta)
 
 
REVIEW OF THE MANDATE OF SPEDU
 
9. “That this Honourable House requests Government to review the mandate of SPEDU from a mere facilitative role.”
 (Mr. D. L. Keorapetse, MP. – Selebi-Phikwe West)
 
 
ESTABLISHMENT OF A REHABILITATION FACILITY
 
10. “That this Honourable House requests Government to establish at least one (1) rehabilitation facility to deal with the current levels of drug addiction in Botswana.”
 (Mr. W. B. Mmolotsi, MP. – Francistown South)
 
 
DECLARATION OF UNEMPLOYMENT A NATIONAL CRISIS
 
11. “That this Honourable House requests Government to declare unemployment a national crisis and as a matter of urgency convene an all stakeholder job summit with clear job creation strategy, tactics, targets and timelines.”
 
(Dr. P. Butale, MP. – Gaborone Central)
 
 
INCORPORATION OF VDC MEMBERS INTO  THE IPELEGENG PAYROLL
 
12. “That this Honourable House requests Government to incorporate members of the Village Development Committee (VDC) into the Ipelegeng payroll and that VDCs meetings which attract sitting allowance be increased from one (1) to two (2) per month.”
 
(Mr. G. S. Mangole, MP. – Mochudi West)
 
 
ESTABLISHMENT OF A COMMERCIAL COURT
 
13. “That this Honourable House requests Government to establish a Commercial Court.”
 
(Mr. P. Maele, MP. – Lerala- Maunatlala)  
GOVERNMENT TO CONSIDER AMENDING LAW ON FINGERPRINT STORAGE
 
14. “That this Honourable House requests Government to consider amending the Law on storing of finger print records for criminal offences so that for minor crimes, the finger print records are cleared from the system after a period of five (5) years.”
 
(Mr. G. S. Mangole, MP. – Mochudi West)
 
 
FUNDING OF POLITICAL PARTIES
 
15. “That this Honourable House requests Government to consider political party funding under the National Development Plan 11.”
 
(Mr. S. Kebonang, MP. – Lobatse)