Dow is right

It doesn’t rain but pours at the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), a party that is in majority in the National Assembly.

Just after controversially recalling Kgosi Mosadi Seboko from the membership of the Pan African Parliament (PAP), a woman politician, Unity Dow who declined the offer to fill the void created by the embarrassing decision to recall the Balete Paramount Chief, will soon be hauled before the party’s disciplinary committee.

It all happened at a supersonic speed, seemingly without consideration to the rights of individuals involved. In a democratic setup like Botswana, diversity of views is paramount as it also enriches dialogue. It’s shocking that the BDP leadership expected Dow to simply accept the PAP appointment without her giving it a thought first.

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Something ought to be done about deadly A3 Road

The accident which happened near Marapong village comes after yet another horrific accident which claimed 16 lives in July last year near Hubona. These stats don’t include other accidents where fatalities were not as many as the two.While several factors may have contributed to the two accidents and many others, many believe the biggest with that road is the bad state that the road is in. Unconfirmed reports in the most recent accident state...

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