To Whom Much Is Given, Much Is Expected

To whom much is given, much will be required (Luke 12:48).

This is more so than ever in a time that the country goes to the polls in less than two days to elect a new government. This sage biblical passage calls to all Batswana to be responsible for what they have in a land of talent, wealth, knowledge and peace that is expected that through wisdom and the power of vote will benefit, not only oneself but also others. In electoral October, this passage should speak to both the candidate and the voter.

This is a momentous occasion. Moreso that this electoral season is a tightly contested one. From candidates to voters, much is invested and much is expected, especially that interest in elections is greatest when there is a close contest.

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Bravo police for prompt action

It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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