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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Urgent call: Stop the killing!

The previous week, we had an article about a police officer shooting his wife, and turning the gun on himself, whilst he died, his wife survived and is still in the hospital.Sadly that was not the only article we carried on intimate partner killings. There was the Francistown case, where a young woman allegedly stabbed her ‘former boyfriend’ and many others which were reported throughout the week.As all the reports were coming in, a Botswana...

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