The ugly face of violent crime

Violent crime is rising in the city and as history has it, we fear that it may spread across the nation. Lately, innocent citizens are becoming victims of these merciless criminals, who are not afraid to kill.

The recent spate of crime particularly cash-in-transit heists, violent smash-and-grab especially at roads intersections is a typical example of a storm that may leave unimaginable destruction if not nipped in the bud.

Citizens are left traumatised, fearful of their surroundings and having to deal with post-traumatic stress disorders years after the ordeal. The rise in violent crime particularly aggravated assault on innocent citizens and dispossessing them of their hard-earned properties are not what the country wants to deal with right now.

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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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