�To Lose One Parent Maybe A Misfortune; To Lose Both Looks Like Carelessness�

The issues, the concerns and the questions ‘come crowding in. There seems to be no let- up. The editor of the Sunday Standard Outsa Mokone is jailed overnight, supposedly because of possible charges relating to seedition- but was he ever charged? Sedition! There have been instances in the past when sedition related to the penal code has come to the fore.

Sam Mbaiwa was one such victim but remember also Kenneth Koma, Pretty Molefe, Henderson Tlhoiwe  and not least, the cruel treatment of Caitlin Davies editor of the  Okavango Observer who was charged because she had carried a report about a teenage gang  which was terrorising the Maun community.

Inredible; And then there was  the seizure by the police of the book written by Rothstein ( of the Ministry of Agriculture) who was revealing all about some long forgotten issue. And then we come to the unprecedented application for asylum in South Africa of a senior newspaper reporter, the death, accidental or otherwise of an opposition activist, and the beating up and  torture of another.

Editor's Comment
Parents should be more proactive in children’s lives

Parents need to pay particular attention to their children to ensure they grow up in a healthy environment that supports their development and mental health. Healthy attachments between parents and children foster strong bonds, creating a solid foundation for future leaders.In many African cultures, there is a common perception that parents should use a stick to discipline naughty children. While disciplining children is important, it is equally...

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