Do not destroy lives

We live in an evil world where lives can be made and destroyed in the flash of a second. A boorish and callous world where all too often, evil triumphs with incontinent abandon.

Commandeered by a brutal worldwide code of moral brittleness that sees nothing untoward with irrevocably obliterating one’s rampart of respectability to score hideous points.

A repressive, exploitative and combative infrastructure that is undeniably controlled by the regrettable notion of the-end-justifies-the-means and uppity operatives hellbent on deepening their bond with harmful lies rather than the truth. These are the hellish realities of our times. At the stroke of a pen, a dignified and charismatic legacy purposefully and painstakingly crafted over decades can be ruthlessly shredded to pieces and thrown into the bin of oblivion under a cloud of suspicion, controversy and gross libel. Gliding over such toxicity will always be a tall order.

Editor's Comment
A woman’s right to choose: Or is it?

Here in Botswana, we have many single-parent households, mostly female-led, so what does that suggest? That some fathers choose to ditch the responsibility of caring for their children and leave them to the ones who carry them during pregnancy to do the heavy lifting.Of course, in other dynamics, there are instances where the father wants to keep the baby and the would-be mother does not want to, hence the saying ‘whose body is it anyway’.In...

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