A voter's dilemma

Voters in a queue. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO.
Voters in a queue. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO.

With less than three months to go before Botswana’s national election, the country finds itself bombarded from all sides by different crises of different proportions.

The political debate space has gotten messier and deviated from the ideal to the level of ‘getting power by any means necessary’.

Elections are naturally a heated contestation of personalities, and if we are lucky, a hot contestation of ideas, solutions and policies. With this year’s election cycle, we’ve been treated to a tad bit of both.

Editor's Comment
CAF is a joke, but...

We are told of massive spin-offs for hosting countries, which we assume was the catalyst behind putting in the bid.We are not too sure if it is a one-size fits all, where any hosting nation reaps the benefits or it’s on a case-by-case basis.There are arguments from both ends, with hosting a sure way to accelerate infrastructure development and a guaranteed cash flow during the 30-days of the tournament.There is a bump in employment creation...

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