Another Kalafatis shot

Costa Kalafatis, the younger brother to the late John Kalafatis, is in a serious condition at the Male Surgical Ward at Princess Marina Hospital after he was shot by persons suspected to be security agents between Wednesday evening and Thursday morning in Gaborone.

Costa’s girlfriend who accompanied him during the incident, Marang Podi related that a Landcruiser bearing a ‘BX’ registration number pulled up behind them in the car park at Segoditshane Flats behind Middlestar Shopping Complex.

Marang Pudi, who was in the passenger seat of their Isuzu van when bullets swung past her towards Costa, said they had been driving from Extension 4 to The Village around midnight when Costa advised that they take a detour past Middle Star to check on his friends.  She said they pulled into a car park. A few seconds later, a white Land Cruiser came and parked directly behind them, blocking their way out.

Editor's Comment
Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

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