Needing a great deal more public attention

David Magang was recently lamenting that there has been so little reaction to his three large, recently published books and that he had hoped for debate, an exchange of views and where necessary, correction.

With similar justification, he might also have lamented that a similar absence of debate and sensible critical comment followed the publication both of Ray Molomo’s book on the ins and outs of the National Assembly, and 

General Merafhe’s autobiography, if such it was. The one book which did achieve an unusual degree of publicity was Margaret Nasha’s revelations, also on the National Assembly but with a bit more thrown in – but publicity is not the same as debate and serious comment.

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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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