Cheap politicking divides villages

Pini Morupisi
Pini Morupisi

LECHENG:  Life is seemingly becoming rough between Tswapong neighbouring villages of Lecheng and Malaka it might take a miracle of biblical proportions for the situation to abate.

It’s becoming apparent that as political activity heightens here, especially between the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) and independent candidate, Prince Maele so does the level of differences in the two villages. Politicians are in a way determined to fight their political battles with anything at their disposal to ingratiate themselves with the masses.

They have been projecting an image of villages divided by petty political issues, which are personal in nature and not guided by any principle.

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