Botswana Is As Corrupt As The Next African State

Corruption is a cancer, which even amputation cannot kill. It is a cancer that eats the country from within and only shows its ugly nature when the system is on its knees. It has eaten through many systems, especially in the mineral rich yet extremely poor African countries.

We are living that cancer; recent revelations show that Botswana, which for decades hid under the cover of the Western praise, is after all an African country.

The arrests last year, and prosecution, as well as on-going investigations against one of the richest youths, Bakang Seretse and co-conspirators in the National Petroleum Fund looting, as well as that of the former spy boss, Isaac Kgosi, is just a crack in the massive iceberg the ship is about to collide with. The big whale, not the fish is still swimming underneath.

Editor's Comment
Are police trigger-happy?

Unfortunately, that day turned sour for those who were shopping at Sefalana Cash and Carry in Gaborone West Industrial.The exchange of fire that ensued between members of the Botswana Police Service (BPS) and robbers who had allegedly robbed a G4S cash-in-transit vehicle left two civilians dead, three robbers struck down, and an undisclosed number of citizens wounded.One deceased civilian is reportedly an employee of the Citizen Entrepreneurial...

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