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08 May 2019

BY BOTLHALE KOOTHUPILE

For a sport that is founded on the long held traditions of honour and integrity, Botswana Karate Association (BOKA) may soon find itself losing talented athletes.

At the heart of the matter is the athletes’ lack of confidence in the association’s national teams’ selection processes.

08 May 2019

BY ANITA RANNOBA

For young footballers trying to make it into senior teams, even in the non-paid ranks, the sport can be very unforgiving.

Stepping into the competitive world of football, any illusions that skills alone could earn you a spot in the team or that football or sport is just fun becomes just that, an illusion.

08 May 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

Cricket Botswana is on the run. The country has been ranked 30 in the world by the International Cricket Council (ICC) which is the global governing body for cricket and representing 105 members.

08 May 2019

BY GODFREY MOWANENG

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) is incensed by the unceasing behaviour of football clubs obsessed with employing traditional spells to win domestic leagues.

The predicament is said to be a bad publicity factor for aspiring and current sponsors associated with local football.

08 May 2019

Whether he was a consummate democrat or not, Botswana’s founding president, Sir Seretse Khama, made a good first impression on people who constitute a significant voter block as well as on an equally significant number of their descendants.

08 May 2019

“No, no! is how the Umbrella for Democratic Change spokesman, Moeti Mohwasa, responds to a question on whether his party would be amenable to an electoral deal that immunises former President Ian Khama against prosecution for alleged corruption.

08 May 2019

There is a big paradox that President Mokgweetsi Masisi has to contend with.

The country, and increasingly his party too, need a new sense of optimism.

That can only come if the economy is working, and doing so for everybody.

08 May 2019

By Richard Moleofe

Years ago I made some commentary in the newspaper regarding the Arab Spring and in particular its effects in Egypt. This commentary was considered controversial as I sought to justify the taking over of government by the military headed by General Morsi.

08 May 2019

The amount of money lost by BPOPF (Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund) over the last few years should make us as a nation to pause, introspect and start and a national debate over the future of this exceedingly important national asset.

BPOPF needs to become more ambitious in reforming itself.

Otherwise it will have to face extinction.

08 May 2019

“I am lying a lot more, and my lies are far more egregious than they have been. When faced with a choice to either lie or tell the truth, I lie. It’s a strategy that works because when I lie, I’m essentially telling people what they want to hear, and people really like hearing things they want to hear.

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