The above is what was published on the front page of the Sunday Standard newspaper in February 2017. This raised a lot of questions and concern in reading the way the article had been written and articulated. It is now time to reflect on this article since it has been more than two years since this issue came about.
Over the past decades, the honesty and integrity of healthcare systems across, low- and middle income countries has troubled citizens, external and internal observers, and governments alike as noted by Lewis M (2016), in her works, Economics, health systems, and corruption.
Batswana should stand up and speak against government’s decision to privatise Botswana Meat Commission.
BMC privatisation, if it happens will be a kind of shakedown that will by far affect subsistence farmers more than the elite cattle barons whose interests are already so well represented at parliamentary and cabinet levels.
Most Batswana acknowledge that the late Dr Kenneth Koma, founder and leader of the Botswana National Front (BNF) for many years, was one of the finest politicians this country ever produced. He was indeed the doyen of Botswana’s opposition politics.