A View Into Mma Venson-Moitoi's Race

It would be impossible to speak about Mme Mma Venson-Moitoi’s contestation of the position of president of the ruling party, the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), without speaking of the positions of women in politics, in Botswana, acknowledging the history she made.

Last week, in a culmination of events that started with Mma Moitoi making history by amongst other things, contesting for the seat of presidency of the BDP, an urgent application was made before the High Court of Gaborone.

Questions of separation of powers between the Judiciary and the Executive arose ever so slightly, when presiding judges recused themselves from the matter on the basis that they were close to the President of the Republic.

Editor's Comment
‘Boraboko’ should face the wrath of the law

Still in Molepolole, a young woman was also reported missing, only for her decapitated body to be found inside in a shallow grave! The issue of missing persons has always been a challenge in our country, and a considerable number of missing persons are unfortunately found dead! Something troubling is the murders related to missing persons, which touch on an array of issues, including the killing of intimate partners, often referred to as passion...

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