Of cattle and AFCON...

Batswana from across generations, localities and various affiliations this week took to social media and other avenues of expression, strongly voicing their opinion on government’s decision to purchase and import more than 100 bulls and heifers from the United States.

As is their wont, such novel initiatives stoke robust if not emotive citizen debate. Some have said the cost to import comes at a time of other competing socio-economic imperatives and therefore, the decision is both expensive and untimely.

Others believe the purchase is an exercise in redundancy as the country’s beef pedigree is already world renowned and any spending should rather address challenges such as climate change adaptation.

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Parents should be more proactive in children’s lives

Parents need to pay particular attention to their children to ensure they grow up in a healthy environment that supports their development and mental health. Healthy attachments between parents and children foster strong bonds, creating a solid foundation for future leaders.In many African cultures, there is a common perception that parents should use a stick to discipline naughty children. While disciplining children is important, it is equally...

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