Councillors Up In Arms With BNSC


FRANCISTOWN: Civic leaders here were fuming over the Botswana National Sport Commission's (BNSC) decision to overlook the second city for Gaborone for hosting the Botswana Games.

The councillors expressed their displeasure after BNSC’s director of the games, Game Mothibi told them that the games would no longer be held in Francistown as a result of lack of accommodation and other related logistical reasons.

Hopes were high that Francistown would host the games for the second time but those hopes soon dissipated after Mothibi told a full council session last week that due to lack of accommodation the games have now been shifted to Gaborone.

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Botswana deserves ideal political leaders

This remains to be seen, particularly as opposite unity has been seeing its ups and downs. In 2012, three opposition parties namely the Botswana National Front (BNF), the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD), and the Botswana National Front (BNF) formed a political alliance under the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC). The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) would, after rebuffs, join the coalition in 2017.The promise made by the coalition to its...

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