‘No body should be president for life’

Tragically, some African leaders’ appetite for power is so irrepressible that they want to cling to power by any means necessary.

They intimidate the citizenry and amend the constitution to stay in power.  This is the tragedy that has befallen the African continent.

In his historic address to the African Union this week, the US President Barack Obama lambasted African leaders for refusing to let go of power and transfer power peacefully.  We entirely agree with Obama that by refusing to let go of power these power hungry leaders are causing instability and strife in their countries. 

Editor's Comment
Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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