The elephant straddles corrupted waters: It's our time to eat!

There is a famous Indian fable about a group of blind sojourners who come across an elephant.

The first man, feeling the broad and sturdy side, bawls, “The elephant is very like a wall”. The second feeling the tusk cries, “What do we have here, round, smooth and sharp. It’s like a spear”. The third man takes the squirming trunk and speaks boldly, “it is like a snake”.

And so it went on with the fourth man reaching for the knee and opining, “This wondrous beast is like a tree”. The fifth man chances touching the ear and can’t deny the resemblance of this marvel to a fan. Seizing the swinging tail, the sixth man feels the group has been conned and presented a rope.

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Are police trigger-happy?

Unfortunately, that day turned sour for those who were shopping at Sefalana Cash and Carry in Gaborone West Industrial.The exchange of fire that ensued between members of the Botswana Police Service (BPS) and robbers who had allegedly robbed a G4S cash-in-transit vehicle left two civilians dead, three robbers struck down, and an undisclosed number of citizens wounded.One deceased civilian is reportedly an employee of the Citizen Entrepreneurial...

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