BDF �rockets� steal pre-independence thunder

Botswana Defence Force (BDF) firecrackers provided the magical moment of the night
Botswana Defence Force (BDF) firecrackers provided the magical moment of the night

The pre-independence opening activities at the National Stadium on Monday were a bit cold until the Botswana Police Brass Band took to the field.

Within a short period the crowd started cheering the men in uniform, who combined artistry with discipline to produce the most scintillating parade on the night.

But the thunder was quickly stolen by their ‘senior’ brothers from the barracks, with their firecrackers, which provided the magical moment of the night.

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