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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Our queen: Bring home the crown

Well-wishers gathered at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport to bid our queen farewell and wish her success as she joins other beauties from around the globe for the coveted crown. Competing in such events is nerve-wracking, and one needs to be fully prepared to stand a chance of making it as a finalist.It is not just about physical fitness; mental state matters too. Unfortunately, sometimes our queens end up facing such fierce...

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