I have lost count of how many political parties we have in Zimbabwe but any day now, the country will play mid-wife to yet another new political party.
The speed at which Zimbabwe is churning out political parties has simply become laughable and this is all because of the current leadership void so evident in government, in the ruling party and in all opposition parties.
Two years ago I made a decision that I will travel to see different parts of Botswana every December. The principal idea is to educate myself about the country, its cultures and its people. However these first three years I am touring the country to see places first and see what they offer. I have held back the desire to study the languages and peoples of the different regions.
Botswana Congress Party (BCP) wishes to distance itself from the words and interview attributed to Youth League Leader Tumiso Chilliboy Rakgare in a weekend newspaper. Below is the official position of the BCP. Members of the BCP, the UDC and Batswana are all urged to disregard the interview altogether.
It’s a new year and, as is the norm, allow me to pass my regards to fellow Batswana. The hope is that we used holidays to rest in preparation for 2016. No one can deny that 2015 was a draining year, physically and otherwise. I need to make it clear from the onset that going forward, I will try to avoid engaging on negatives. My plan, similar to many of us, is to make 2016 a memorable year.
The print media in September 2015 was awash with an ad hominem response, by someone using the pseudonym Lieutenant Godfrey Letsholo against the Mmegi columnist Moleofe titled “Retired Chaplain Moleofe – You Know Nothing About BDF” (http://www.mmegi.bw/index.php?aid=54261).
By the time you read this article, Township Rollers supporters would have been coerced into making a decision they themselves do not know or understand. The word they use there is investor! Look, Orlando Pirates last had elections in 1992.