Greetings, Batswana ba Sekei

Over the past week there was a row over the President’s use of the coinage, "Motswana wa Sekei". Some considered the coinage divisive. They argued, forcefully that it splits citizens into classes and offends equality. I understand their worries.

Inter-tribal relations have not been good of late. The presidential tiff has resulted in Bangwato, in particular, being accused of tribal bigotry and a false claim to national leadership.

It was not an entirely undeserved accusation. We squealed over the removal of the first president from the Ten Pula note. I was too young to notice, but I am told that some Mahalapye village-folk rioted over it.

Editor's Comment
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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