Elective congress threatens stability

The year 2015 is going to be a busy year for the main political parties in the country.

While the Botswana National Front is planning conferences and gatherings to celebrate the 50th anniversary, the three other parties are headed for elective congresses.

The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), Botswana Congress Party (BCP) and the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) are all scheduled to hold elective congresses later this year.

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Are police trigger-happy?

Unfortunately, that day turned sour for those who were shopping at Sefalana Cash and Carry in Gaborone West Industrial.The exchange of fire that ensued between members of the Botswana Police Service (BPS) and robbers who had allegedly robbed a G4S cash-in-transit vehicle left two civilians dead, three robbers struck down, and an undisclosed number of citizens wounded.One deceased civilian is reportedly an employee of the Citizen Entrepreneurial...

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