Should Artists Stand For Parliamentary Elections

I am certain the idea for this week’s column was suggested by someone, but have no clue who it was. I will figure out someone to chastise, debone and sell as a wetsuit.

I mean there surely must be a law against people suggesting columns of this type. The major thing that I wanted to receive in the way of a blessing was that something horrible would happen to the fuel price increase gremlins.

But then, this week our parliament - instead of passing a law that would actually benefit ordinary Batswana, such as a mandatory death penalty for fuel increase personnel - decided to argue about an artist’s tagline ‘yoh’. Now ‘yoh’ was a little chant that the famous artist with dreadlocks uses in his songs as some sort of signature to spruce them up – and his songs need a lot of sprucing up most of the time. Before I get a lot of mail from his angry fans let me just say musically he sounds like an angry toad.

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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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