Will the civil politicians please step forward?

Election day will be announced anytime now PIC: Moreri Sejakgomo
Election day will be announced anytime now PIC: Moreri Sejakgomo

Fears of State and political capture are gripping the country’s social and political discourse. Steve Harvey and President Masisi’s Gaborone townhall is sending the youth into wonder on whether the intervention will just be another townhall without deliverables. Opposition parties are still going to court to argue about the legitimacy of their unholy alliances.

Parliament has just been dissolved, an election date now seems imminent and fears of a hung Parliament in October are growing stronger.

Former president Ian Khama is still on his ‘influential’ pilgrimage to unseat the Botswana Democratic Party from its stronghold in the Central District. At the same time parts of the country are experiencing severe drought.

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Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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