Let's Treat Each Other With Respect

The highly anticipated Botswana Democratic Party’s (BDP) Kang congress has come and gone, and proceedings were reportedly peaceful, which in itself is indeed commendable. A lot happened in the past few months, especially with regards to the historical presidential race between Member of Parliament for Serowe South, Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi and President Mokgweetsi Masisi.

For the past weeks print media had screaming headlines on the BDP presidential race, and they as would be expected created a lot of buzz on social media, and opened up debate amongst citizens, which is a welcome development.

While some gave good analysis on the situation and offered constructive arguments, there are still those who restricted themselves to hurling insults at either Venson-Moitoi or President Masisi.  The larger proportion of those who chose to deviate from healthy debate and resort to insults was sadly the youth. 

Editor's Comment
‘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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