Firearms case: Let the courts decide!

Elsewhere in this edition, we carry a story in which the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) had a back and forth run with former president Ian Khama alleging that most of the firearms that he owned were obtained through dubious means while he is also accused of obtaining an arms and ammunition licence by false pretense.

Now, following the numerous search and seizures at the former’s various plots, the State has finally summoned him for criminal charges. The charges are as a result of an amended charge sheet of former DIS head, Isaac Kgosi, who was late last year slapped with six charges on his own.

Following the amendment, Khama, suspended Police Commissioner Keabetswe Makgophe and deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Victor Paledi (formerly deputy commissioner of police) joined Kgosi whose charges also went from six to a staggering 33 counts.

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Parents should be more proactive in children’s lives

Parents need to pay particular attention to their children to ensure they grow up in a healthy environment that supports their development and mental health. Healthy attachments between parents and children foster strong bonds, creating a solid foundation for future leaders.In many African cultures, there is a common perception that parents should use a stick to discipline naughty children. While disciplining children is important, it is equally...

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