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.

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CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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