Inside the Botswana Democratic Party it is an open secret that millions of pula have been raised and stashed in bank accounts as part of a war chest to put through the paces Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi as his march to the State House gains momentum.
Not so long ago Government closed down BCL before immediately putting it up for sale.
To say the BCL sale has been shrouded in secrecy would be risking being guilty of understatement.
Nobody knows what is happening, except of course the president, his family and perhaps the minister responsible.
Next week Thursday, the 25th May is important for two reasons. It is 40 days since the resurrection of Christ Jesus, and the Christian communion around the world will witness his ascension into the heavens to be with his father, awaiting his second coming to fetch the elect.
The foundational principle of a pluralistic society which is the basis of our public education fundamentals is threated the moment public schools impose sectarian beliefs.
There is a law that is missing in the Constitution of Zimbabwe and that law governs whether or not it is an offense for police officers to urinate in public.
This is not a laughing matter.
It’s increasingly clear that the current Government does not care much about the key issues facing the country.
It would seem like top of their concerns and now driving their entire agenda is staying in power.
Botswana’s biggest problems, unfortunately do not include among them who is in power.
The President of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), cde Duma Boko must begin to demonstrate shrewd leadership if the UDC is to gain voter trust and endear itself to the electorate well in time for the 2019 general elections.
For this past week I have been on bed rest and decided to retreat quietly to my farm where there is peace and the only noises I get being from different bird’s species. Whenever, I am there I find peace and comfort away from the city noise, thuggery, immoral practices and pollution.
In any case I used most of the time to catch up with the latest happenings globally.
Recently Botswana Parliament debated and passed the President’s (Pensions and Retirement) Act seeking to make retirements benefits for former presidents more lucrative and lustful.
All indications point to the fact that delivery within the public system has slid back to pre-Ian Khama levels.
When he arrived in 2008, President Ian Khama worked tirelessly to improve efficiency, productivity and general service delivery within the public service.
And to be fair to him there were notable improvements.
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