New FCC breaks from the norm

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FRANCISTOWN: Francistown’s political history is littered with civic leaders who are not that educated. This has often times led to many observers believing that debates in the city council lack quality and substance or leave a lot to be desired.

Some, especially media observers, have even pointed out that education is essential in a politician’s qualification because he/she has the responsibility to take well-informed decisions on behalf of the constituents.

The issue of politicians’ education surfaced a few years ago when councillor Ace Ntheetsang remarked in one of the gatherings: “kante le bua ka cervical cancer ya basadi, ya banna yone ha go buiwe ka yone (Why there is so much focus on cervical cancer in women only?)

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A woman’s right to choose: Or is it?

Here in Botswana, we have many single-parent households, mostly female-led, so what does that suggest? That some fathers choose to ditch the responsibility of caring for their children and leave them to the ones who carry them during pregnancy to do the heavy lifting.Of course, in other dynamics, there are instances where the father wants to keep the baby and the would-be mother does not want to, hence the saying ‘whose body is it anyway’.In...

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