Reflections of my life journey, constitutional review in Botswana and African leadership challenges - (part I)

Sharing wisdom: Dingake PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Sharing wisdom: Dingake PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

My life journey from a village peasant boy in Bobonong to Port Moresby, in the Pacific, serving as a judge of the Supreme and National Courts of Papua New Guinea, was totally unplanned, but it happened because education, other than being the greatest equalizer, is also the greatest enabler.

My life journey is long. By way of introduction and for present purposes, it is sufficient to say I am a native of Bobonong village in Botswana. I was born to peasant parents.

Life appeared blissful then: we were free to roam the forests to catch birds and other animals for sustenance; splash in the streams and rivers, breathe clean air, and spend peaceful nights counting the stars on the Milky Way. Wild fruits were also in abundance. We were a close-knit family and shared everything that came our way. Being the last born in a family of 13, I was spoiled to the core.

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‘Boraboko’ should face the wrath of the law

Still in Molepolole, a young woman was also reported missing, only for her decapitated body to be found inside in a shallow grave! The issue of missing persons has always been a challenge in our country, and a considerable number of missing persons are unfortunately found dead! Something troubling is the murders related to missing persons, which touch on an array of issues, including the killing of intimate partners, often referred to as passion...

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