A Very Sad World

The news this past week has been largely of that kind which can so easily lead to a total switch off, a retreat to the lands or cattle post or to some place where there is no mention of man’s sheer nastiness, of corruption, of politicians, of greed, charlatanism, never-ending conflict and of more and more killing.

There has been the American attack on Kunduz hospital, there has been Palmyra and now there is Putin in Syria as well as in the Ukraine.  Since 1979 when Soviet Russia invaded it, there has been no peace in tortured Afghanistan.

Since the beginning of the Iraq-Iran war in 1980, the Middle East, birth place of the modern world is turning out to be the place where it may well come to an end.

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Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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