There should be compromise in parley

Parliament was forced to adjourn early last Friday, two hours before its scheduled time, after legislators disappeared during tea break.

Although none of them have confirmed their reasons for their absence, it is our view that they were protesting against a ruling by Deputy Speaker Kagiso Molatlhegi not to allow an urgent motion to be debated.

The motion in question was to be tabled by Francistown West Ignatius Moswaane seeking to ask parliament, or government to investigate latest developments at Botswana National Youth Council (BNYC). His argument was that the ongoing retrenchments at BNYC are marred in corruption, and that legal procedures have been flouted.

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Our queen: Bring home the crown

Well-wishers gathered at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport to bid our queen farewell and wish her success as she joins other beauties from around the globe for the coveted crown. Competing in such events is nerve-wracking, and one needs to be fully prepared to stand a chance of making it as a finalist.It is not just about physical fitness; mental state matters too. Unfortunately, sometimes our queens end up facing such fierce...

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