It's Time To Act Against Rape

We are in the New Year, time for a fresh new start. In years gone by we would be talking resolutions; losing weight, new business ideas, thinking and talking of all things positive. Not in 2019.

It’s election year, and already signs are there that these may be the most tense, with potential of violent electioneering. The ideal of a peaceful nation the world know us of, is fast fading, especially as we watch the fireworks in the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP). 

The power battles between the former president Ian Khama and the incumbent Mokgweetsi Masisi has warmongers eager to strike the fire, push the battle a notch up; while the peace loving compatriots wish we can return to normality. Whatever normality means.

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Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

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