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.

Editor's Comment
Respect public institutions Mr Pres

Leaders must uphold the rule of law and ensure justice, but Masisi’s remarks raise serious concerns on the separation of powers and the independence of the justice system.Masisi’s claim that he personally instructed authorities not to handcuff Khama, regardless of the legal circumstances, undermines the principles of justice and equality before the law.As Head of State, Masisi should respect the judicial process and avoid interfering in...

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