Member of Parliament Bagalatia Arone comes across as a man who is well versed with Biblical chapters and characters. I am therefore inclined to believe he knows about Galatians Chapter 3, Verse 1 which addresses the tribe that, ironically, his name derives from; the Galatians or Bagalatia in the vernacular. The verse reads, “You foolish Galatians!
It is slightly three years and a few months before the next general/national elections in this country and while that might appear to be a long time off, for the main political parties in this country work has already began. A few issues are going to shape the various political parties’ readiness and their potential to emerge victorious come 2019.
The name The Day of an African Child conceals the fact that the brutality and blood spilt on June 16th, 1976 was for instruction in African languages. This is not a Children’s Day; it is an African linguistics day.
There is a lot that the Umbrella for Democratic Party can learn from the Botswana Democratic Party, or better still from the Botswana Congress Party.
Following closely on the heels of independence and all the euphoria that surrounded that epoch, it immediately became an ingrained platitude that the Botswana Democratic Party was going to rule this country forever.
In the middle of all that the people of Zimbabwe are going through and have gone through before, during and after independence, some Zimbabweans seek to misrepresent the cause and subsequent sad result of our failures as a nation; we failed to understand, to accept and to tolerate opposing views.
Media reports indicate that President Ian Khama has embarked on a rigorous ‘Save BDP’ campaign. It is said he wants to leave the BDP in an attractive status. He vows to make sure the opposition UDC does not win the 2019 general elections.
Exposing the covert agony that is suffered by men in Botswana, Jonathan Buru, a 43 year old man from Maitengwe village in the Central District established an organization called the Young Men Association (YMA). The Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) was established in December2009.