BDP should come out clean

Elsewhere in this edition, we carry a story in which Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is pushing for a change to some provisions of the Constitution.

The BDP recently submitted to the Presidential Commission on Constitutional Review calling for inclusion of a clause that prohibits former presidents from political activism.

In its submission before the Commission, the ruling party argued former presidents should fulfil the role of being statesmen/women and as far as possible be restricted from taking up political office and formal employment.

Editor's Comment
Happy Independence Day!

Independence Day holds immense significance for Batswana as a whole. It offers a moment for reflection and celebration of the country's achievements, while also prompting introspection.We must honestly assess whether the number of years of independence aligns with the progress we have made. While there is certainly much to celebrate, there are also pressing issues that require the attention of relevant stakeholders. Many Batswana are facing...

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