We can be better fathers

The war against the sexual violence on women and minor children must be fought on many fronts.

I have said it before that the fundamental issue is mainly with the boy child who must grow up in a broken society. It is a society where fathers neglect their children and hardworking women are stretched to elasticity as to the amount of care they can give to their children.

It is about mothers and fathers who leave children to be parented by the streets while they indulge in carnal pleasures every evening. Hear me out, I am not excusing sexual abuse. Far from it. In the end we are all responsible for our actions regardless of the socio economic circumstances under which we grew up. I merely say that the state of our society has a lot to do with the problem.

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Bravo police for prompt action

It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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