The so-called silly season has caught up with us again. We are at the time of the year that people worldwide are taking a well-deserved break from work to be with love ones. As a norm, Botswana joins the rest of the world to celebrate the Christmas and New Year’s festivities.
Since the beginning of this month, people have been on the move as evidenced by the number of vehicles on the roads. Traffic jams in urban areas are the order of the day as local roads cannot cope with too many vehicles at peak hours. The majority of citizens are heading to different destinations while others would remain behind. The police are always advising us to exercise caution especially during the festive season. This is because criminals are also busy breaking laws to terrorise our homesteads. Let us all deny criminals the right to break into our homes while we are away.
We encourage all law abiding citizens to join the neighbourhood watches in order to fight rampant crime in our areas. Inform your neighbours and the Police on your whereabouts so that they could remain behind protecting your property from petty criminals. If all the law abiding citizens could join the neighbourhood watches in their areas, crime could be a thing of the past.
Those who will be travelling should exercise due care in the roads. Every year some of the busiest roads; A1, A2 and A3 claim so many