Botswana towards AFCON: Is Namibia friend or foe?

Debate: Reikeletseng argues Botswana could have gone it alone PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Debate: Reikeletseng argues Botswana could have gone it alone PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

I have always held the notion that sports transcends all that we want to believe and its power brings multifaceted solutions to life.

One of my greatest memories is spending days on end with the Russian Chess Grandmaster Gary Kimorich Kaspanov in Turkey during the Chess Olympiad. He gave me sport lessons, which opened my eyes to what sports is really all about and how we can take advantage of the lessons from the principles and character of sport.

Sport has two faces and two main outcomes, sport development and sport for development. The two should always be focused together for sport to make sense and find its place in the current dispensation. Gary told me that the game of chess is responsible for advanced technology in brain surgery, so many lives have been saved.

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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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