I am your leader

I am sure there’s a verse in the Bible that says, ‘Thine pastor shall lead thine political party’. I am not exactly sure where to find it but my efforts to find this verse have been frustrated by truancy.

I have not been to church in a few years because of the unrelenting fury and after effects of COVID-19. Yes, COVID-19 has pushed us farther away from church and government has failed to acknowledge this and duly put the right programmes in place to deal with such after-effects.

Us victims (yes I am one) are in a huge struggle akin to passengers on a sinking ship with no lifeboats. If you don’t believe pastors have been ordained to lead political parties, think about Pastor Biggie Butale who is the leader of the Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) BPF and Reverend Dr Prince Dibeela who is the leader of Botswana Labour Party (BLP) and you begin to see a pattern.

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Routine child vaccination imperative

The recent Vaccination Day in Motokwe, orchestrated through collaborative efforts between UNICEF, USAID, BRCS, and the Ministry of Health, underscores a commendable stride towards fortifying child health services.The painful reality as reflected by the Ministry of Health's data regarding the decline in routine immunisation coverage since the onset of the pandemic, is a cause for concern.It underscores the urgent need to address the...

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