Kudos to the Delimitation Commission

There has been hullabaloo from political players against the work of the Delimitation Commission on delimiting constituency boundaries.

It is, however, apparent that the recommendations of the Commission have been influenced by needs analysis as the population of villages and towns continue to grow and that suit such recommendations.

Usually, qualms are that the ruling elite could have ordered the Delimitation Commission so that the end beneficiary is the party in power and not necessarily the nation. The feeling usually is that delimiting constituency boundaries is the first line of ‘rigging’ the elections.

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Bravo police for prompt action

It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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