Botswana needs to strengthen border security management

Ramatlabama boarder PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Ramatlabama boarder PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

It is very important for the ordinary people of Botswana to develop a deeper understanding that the concept of security has broadened over the years.

It is equally vital for the citizens to know that along with traditional threats to the territorial integrity and sovereignty of a state, it also envisages the non-traditional threats in many forms, which include transnational organised crime.

For the past few years, it has been proved that among these transnational organised crime threats, it is the illicit and proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons that has gained prominence as a serious threat to Botswana’s national security.

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