We must remain calm and resolute

The death of the secretary general of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), Gomolemo Motswaledi on Wednesday has sparked emotional spats across the political divide. The Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) leader died in a road accident on his way back from Johannesburg, South Africa near Pitsane village. He was returning from an assignment for his party.


The death has led some people to spread conspiracy theories to the effect that it was an assassination. We believe that it is too early to make any conclusions on whether or not there could be foul play in this tragedy. We call on Batswana to unite as a nation, and honour this man who has worked so hard for his country.

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Has life become worthless?

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