Why are we pursuing the Afcon bid?

Last week, Botswana announced that it has decided to go solo for the 2027 Africa Cup of Nations Bid after Namibia’s last minute withdrawal from the joint bid.

Most people believed that Botswana will too, surrender due to the astronomical budget associated with hosting the football tournament.

However, the Minister of Youth, Gender, Sports and Culture, Tumiso Rakgare has maintained that the country is steadfastly committed to hosting Afcon despite the enormous budget the country will incur to host. But the big question is ; the authorities hellbent on going ahead with the bid that looks insurmountable? Though it looks like a lost course already, but surprisingly, the State considers it a bid worth pursuing.

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‘Boraboko’ should face the wrath of the law

Still in Molepolole, a young woman was also reported missing, only for her decapitated body to be found inside in a shallow grave! The issue of missing persons has always been a challenge in our country, and a considerable number of missing persons are unfortunately found dead! Something troubling is the murders related to missing persons, which touch on an array of issues, including the killing of intimate partners, often referred to as passion...

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