When a bird sits on a tree branch for too long...

Tshepho Bathai announced he was quitting his position as Botswana Karate Association (BOKA) president way back in June.

However, he was not leaving with immediate effect. He still wanted to enjoy a few more months of muscle flexing. He needed time to continue basking in the power glory.

There is no nicer feeling than being in control. You can posthumously ask the likes of Idi Amin and Robert Mugabe. They enjoyed unlimited power and were stuck to their seats like glue. But as fate would have it, their removal from power was brutal.

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Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

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