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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Molepolole unrest: Urgent attention on missing person cases

From Jakoba's mysterious disappearance on November 9 to the grim discovery of his remains at Mosinki Lands, a gap in the response mechanisms of the police and village leadership has been laid bare. The community's anger is evident, seen in the attack on Bakang Masole, the man found driving Jakoba's taxi and the main suspect, and the subsequent riot. Residents express discontent, citing a troubling trend of missing persons cases often...

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