The Botswana Defence Force is compelled to respond to a misleading article which appeared in the Sunday Standard newspaper of 28 July - 03 August 2019 titled “Homosexuality and the Military Debate-Part II” authored by retired Captain Richard Moleofe.
Government and the ruling party under President Mokgweetsi Masisi do not have the luxury to campaign for elections without engaging the public sector Trade Unions on the distractions posed by demands for salary hikes.
The Unions want those demands met before elections due in October. Or else there will be blood!
The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) probably has the best election manifesto for the 2019 general election - a manifesto that talks to the needs of the ordinary Motswana, entrepreneurs, the working poor and millionaires; a manifesto that is anchored on inclusivity and promises to rejuvenate the dreams of those who had resigned to subsisting on occasional soup and bread festivals emceed by