A bus ride to Francistown with Rastaman

These days every bus rank has a deluge of touts who now believe we all have collective amnesia regarding where we onboard buses to our destinations.

There’s a firm belief that the commuter has now suddenly lost his reading skills as the waiting bays and buses are clearly marked with the various towns and villages.

As someone once said, “I often think this planet is used by other planets as a lunatic asylum”. That feeling is thick at the bus rank. But as the economy teeters on the brink of collapse, people have to find innovative ways to earn a living. And irritate commuters! The Bus rank economy is one of those with great potential but government doesn’t see much here.

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Bravo police for prompt action

It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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