Dominance and accusations in the serious business of democracy!

The BDP has riveted what otherwise was a secure place as a dominant party.

Victory at the 12th general elections will see the party extend its uninterrupted right to rule to almost six decades. The BDP’s victory cements Botswana’s political landscape as that of a one-party dominant political system achieved through democratic means – a feat achieved by only a few political parties.

A dominant part system is where one party dominates over a prolonged period in a democratic system where regular elections involving multiple parties are held.

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Molepolole unrest: Urgent attention on missing person cases

From Jakoba's mysterious disappearance on November 9 to the grim discovery of his remains at Mosinki Lands, a gap in the response mechanisms of the police and village leadership has been laid bare. The community's anger is evident, seen in the attack on Bakang Masole, the man found driving Jakoba's taxi and the main suspect, and the subsequent riot. Residents express discontent, citing a troubling trend of missing persons cases often...

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