Restoring Botswana will require wrestling with more issues than just Khama


Open and vigorous debate is the fuel that fires and sustains any democracy, which is why true democrats will always welcome the robust exchange of diverse opinion. The following are recent remarks by JEFF RAMSAY* at the launch of Rev Enole Ditsheko's book, “Wrestling Botswana Back From Khama”

When Enole recently asked me to launch his latest book we both were well aware that I had not as yet had the opportunity to read any of its text. Neither had he and I indulged in any pre-discussions about its content.

So, in my agreeing to accept his invitation neither of us could predict what my take on the publication’s contents would be. I think that says something about our author of the hour’s openness to potential criticism.

Editor's Comment
Implement the recommendations Mr. President

The nation is eagerly awaiting this report to have a glimpse of what the recommendations are like, possibly for further debate. Mr. President, it’s our ardent hope that true to your promises, the public will have an opportunity to peruse the report and see if it reflects their interests as the Commission went around the length and breadth of the country collecting views of the people with some choosing to write to the Commission’s...

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