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FRANCISTOWN: The phrase cloak-and-dagger aptly captures what happened during the registration of some voters for the upcoming general elections.

When Argentine footballer Diego Maradona scored against England in the quarter final of the 1986 World Cup on June 22, 1986 at the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City using his hand, he named the goal Hand-of-God.

While the England and Argentina match was played a long time back, it seems another Hand-of-God in a different setting was responsible for registering a voter in the voters’ roll of Kanana ward in the Francistown West constituency.

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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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