Analysis

Voter apathy: The bane of Botswana’s democracy

01 Nov 2018

By Joseph Balise

In an interview with Radio Botswana Monday morning, a senior IEC official confirmed that only one third of the targeted voting population had already registered to vote by the close of the seventh week of the registration exercise.

Gov’t treatment of Trade Unions is regressive and counterproductive

01 Nov 2018

There is a court case that is ongoing pitting Botswana government and some public sector trade Unions, chiefly BOFEPUSO and BOPEU.

This follows a government decision to derecognize the unions on allegations of non-compliance with the Public Service Act of 2013.

Why allow civil servants to engage in private business?

01 Nov 2018

BY KAELO MOLEFHE

The nation deserves to know the back-to-back deals entered into by Masisi & Khama

28 Oct 2018

As a nation Botswana stands on the cusp of self-destruction.

A true Armageddon is upon us. Unless of course the evil forces among the people we call leaders can change course.

Unless someone can call time on him, the opposition UDC will continue look at Ian Khama and see in him a godsend.

Otsweletse Moupo and Jamal Khashoggi walked into their countries’ Embassies

28 Oct 2018

There is a time when I envied foreign nationals in Zimbabwe, not for what they had or for what they were doing then but for what their embassies were doing for them.

One of Botswana’s biggest companies, Choppies Limited is facing an existential crisis. Choppies has been a victim of own success

28 Oct 2018

For over two months now Choppies has failed to release its financials.

A behemoth by Botswana standards, it was always clear that Choppies had feet of clay.

It was a one man show – with the CEO running the chain store by a hand set – from suppliers all the way down to the cleaner.

Botswana youth need diverse skills for a changing world

25 Oct 2018

Thousands of miles in the classrooms of Japan, children are being taught how to be shrewd problem solvers. In Finland they encourage expression, whilst in Singapore children are being trained critical and inventive thinking. How much has Botswana achieved?Asks The Telegraph Reporter.

Question marks over naturalized Batswana's patriotism

25 Oct 2018

Prominent Gaborone based private lawyer Kgosietsile Ngakayagae in one of his Facebook posts raised quite an interesting and fundamental topic which has been of late a subject of serious discussion in many quarters.

To put the matter in its appropriate and proper context, it suffices to quote Ngakayagae’s post verbatim.

One of Botswana’s biggest companies, Choppies Limited is facing an existential crisis

25 Oct 2018

Choppies has been a victim of own success.

For over two months now Choppies has failed to release its financials.

A behemoth by Botswana standards, it was always clear that Choppies had feet of clay.

It was a one man show – with the CEO running the chain store by a hand set – from suppliers all the way down to the cleaner.

The UDC reponds

25 Oct 2018

The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) has noted reports in the media linking President Duma Boko with the following;

1.being driven to Mosu by Mr Mabaila and receiving P 800 000 from the former President, Ian Khama

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