Hopeless as a penny with a hole in it!

What made 2019 so awful? The list is endless but for all its worth, the utter depravity of our national political discourse tops the charts.

The only positive from 2019 is that it got the country out of 2018. It will be difficult to point to one thing that epitomizes 2019 but suggesting a new nationalism will not be far off.

The nation spent 2018 obsessing over the aftermath of the transition of power and the simmering tensions between predecessor and successor. The fracas shaped day after soul crushing day of the latter part of 2018. When everyone thought the end was nigh, entered Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi – and all of sudden a constitutional electoral provision within the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) was escalated to a national problem.

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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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