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
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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