Shame on you Slumber!

Elsewhere in this publication, we carry a story in which President Mokgweetsi’s (Masisi) assistant ‘driver,’ Slumber Tsogwane played ‘Russian roulette’ with the plight of women recently at the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) political rally at Bophirima ward to the chagrin of women politicians.

Tsogwane, the whole BDP chairperson, told the party’s campaign rally: “If you are not going to vote for our woman candidate Onkemetse Mothei, that will be akin to committing gender-based violence (GBV).”

This unfortunate statement comes at a time when the country is struggling with GBV cases. While his government has come up with interventions to deal with the matter, they are far from being enough.

Editor's Comment
Happy Independence Day!

Independence Day holds immense significance for Batswana as a whole. It offers a moment for reflection and celebration of the country's achievements, while also prompting introspection.We must honestly assess whether the number of years of independence aligns with the progress we have made. While there is certainly much to celebrate, there are also pressing issues that require the attention of relevant stakeholders. Many Batswana are facing...

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