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Gantsi only rarely features in the news - hardly surprising for a place that is yet to decide how it should be spelt.

But then it probably would not expect to get much of a mention given that it is separated from most of the rest of the country by miles of nothingness.

In fact, geographically it probably belongs more to Namibia than to this country. But then out of the blue came a clarion call for the place to be developed into a thriving metropolis and to replace Lobatse as the country’s beef capital. (Mmegi Monitor 20.4.15) It was a heady call.From the occasional shots of it we see on BTV the place does appear to have developed considerably from the bad old days when it was little more than a joyless colonial outstation. But obviously it still has a very long way to go before it can justify its status as a township or become the envisaged, booming metropolis.

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CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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