Keep the BDF above politics

In politics, conflicts and rivalries are not uncommon. However, when political disputes spill over into the military sphere, the consequences can be dire.

The longstanding feud between President Mokgweetsi Masisi and his predecessor, Ian Khama, which has been simmering since 2018, has recently taken a concerning turn.

The government, through the Minister for Defence and Security, issued a lengthy press release responding to Khama’s allegations, raising concerns that the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) may be inadvertently dragged into this political battle.

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‘Boraboko’ should face the wrath of the law

Still in Molepolole, a young woman was also reported missing, only for her decapitated body to be found inside in a shallow grave! The issue of missing persons has always been a challenge in our country, and a considerable number of missing persons are unfortunately found dead! Something troubling is the murders related to missing persons, which touch on an array of issues, including the killing of intimate partners, often referred to as passion...

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