Of dust, thunder, power and glory

Fast and Furious: Competitors during a previous Mascom Derby
Fast and Furious: Competitors during a previous Mascom Derby

From ancient times, the display of equine strength combined with human dexterity in competition has enthralled crowds and created legends. The dust, the neighing and the delirium returned to Maun last week, with riders and beasts from the region competing before roaring crowds. Mmegi Correspondent, BONIFACE KEAKABETSE was in the terraces

Years back, cattle farmers in Ngamiland spent their leisure time racing horses. Few would have imagined that decades later, the love for the power of these beasts would annually attract enthusiasts from within and outside Botswana.

The Mascom Derby was held over the Easter holidays and brought to the minds of many old timers memories of yester-years when they ran horses in their youth.

Editor's Comment
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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