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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Molepolole unrest: Urgent attention on missing person cases

From Jakoba's mysterious disappearance on November 9 to the grim discovery of his remains at Mosinki Lands, a gap in the response mechanisms of the police and village leadership has been laid bare. The community's anger is evident, seen in the attack on Bakang Masole, the man found driving Jakoba's taxi and the main suspect, and the subsequent riot. Residents express discontent, citing a troubling trend of missing persons cases often...

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