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The curse of baby leaders: how the behaviour of Botswana’s political leaders pollutes national politics!

At secondary schools, the privileges that come with being a school prefect and class monitor include the enjoyment of certain degree of power over other students in all spheres of life. 

Inside the dining hall, their privileges could include getting a bigger slice of bread dressed with a heavy layer of butter and getting extra-large pieces of meat during meals. Other privileges include enhanced opportunities to have intimate relationships with girls most of who are bullied into the relationship.

Inside the classroom, prefects and class monitors would normally be exempted from answering difficult questions during lessons. Indeed these are prestigious positions in schools because of the accompanying perks. 

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