Spare us the New Jerusalem vs Cava circus

I am not enjoying this Cava versus New Jerusalem dogfight anymore if I have ever enjoyed it to begin with. It is nothing but a ridiculous fart contest.

It is not a political struggle for power based on principles and values. The nakedly egotistical and often tribalistic contest is totally devoid of socio economic relevance to the nation.

No Motswana stands to benefit from it in any way. In fact, seldom have we, as a nation been in this position where tribal or regional sentiment is used as a trump card in election campaigns. Some people are being labelled Zimbabweans, Malawians and others, British. I do not say that they are not. Frankly, I don’t know. But why now? We are told, indirectly, of the existence of an imaginary North versus South border on the basis of which we should determine who to support.

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Implement the recommendations Mr. President

The nation is eagerly awaiting this report to have a glimpse of what the recommendations are like, possibly for further debate. Mr. President, it’s our ardent hope that true to your promises, the public will have an opportunity to peruse the report and see if it reflects their interests as the Commission went around the length and breadth of the country collecting views of the people with some choosing to write to the Commission’s...

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