Strong institutions are the real saviour

The silly season has gone into overtime.

The never-ending whirlwind of scandal, allegations and near hysteria that characterised the pre-election campaign period has spilt over at a time when many would have expected post-election stillness.

In the week since the nation returned from the polls, Batswana have been thrown back on the unmerry-go-round with news of missing billions, suspected electoral fraud, simmering political tensions at the highest levels and many more.

Editor's Comment
Urgent call: Stop the killing!

The previous week, we had an article about a police officer shooting his wife, and turning the gun on himself, whilst he died, his wife survived and is still in the hospital.Sadly that was not the only article we carried on intimate partner killings. There was the Francistown case, where a young woman allegedly stabbed her ‘former boyfriend’ and many others which were reported throughout the week.As all the reports were coming in, a Botswana...

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