AU and 60 years of governance-development deficit

Yesterday, the African Union commemorated the 60th anniversary and as usual the commemorations were characterised by the usual pseudo pan-Africanist rhetoric.

The commemorations come at a time when the continent is facing serious security challenges in almost all its sub-regions. There are arguments that insecurity in the continent can be traced to poor governance.

The challenges of poor governance are not new but have been in existence during the post-colonial era leadership, majority of whom are credited with the liberation of their countries.

Editor's Comment
Bravo, Matlala JSS for recognising employees!

Last Friday, Matlala Junior Secondary School (JSS) in Tlokweng did just that – they organised an event to honour their teachers and support staff. This gesture is truly commendable, as teachers occupy a pivotal role in the lives of our children.To be completely candid, teachers are the ones who shape our children from a very tender age, investing a significant amount of time in their growth and development. It's not uncommon to hear parents...

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