Time for all hands to the pump in AFCON bid

The decision to bid for the 2027 Africa Cup of Nations final elicited varied opinion, with Botswana going full steam ahead despite the last minute withdrawal by Namibia.

Namibia’s coitus interruptus at the very last minute left a sour after taste, but powers that be in Botswana felt a solo bid was worth a go. This despite lingering questions over the costs of a solo bid.

The reason for a joint bid was to ease the financial burden of organsing the tournament. The Minister of Youth, Gender, Sport, and Culture, Tumiso Rakgare recently told the media, Botswana went to the extent of sending overtures to a reluctant Zambia to join the bidding efforts.

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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