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
CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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