In the myriad of legendary stories, Keith Richards, lead guitarist of the iconic rock and roll band the Rolling Stones fell of a tree while goofing about on holiday in Fiji. A portion of the world that listens to the sort of music played by the group held its collective breath in anxiety, and fear. His injuries were deemed serious and in some reports he was in
In the eyes of some bankrupt, beggared foreign nationals, Batswana are the worst scum under the sun. This insult is generally preached by some sweat-scented thankless foreigners who feign attachment to their countries of nationality but yet refuse to spend half day in their homelands mainly because theirs are worse that an animal sanctuary.
The statistics are quite astounding. For one poisoned elephant carcass, five hundred vultures perish. For years now, Birdlife Botswana, an NGO that deals with protection of birds in order to prevent any extinction of bird species in the wild has been using different means to sensitise the government and other stakeholders on the issue.
Instead of enjoying watching the ongoing Russia 2018 World Cup, the folks at my rural village of Moroka in the North East District over the weekend bombarded me with the difficult yet interesting questions of whether after more than 50 years of independence Botswana has done enough in terms of citizen economic empowerment, especially indigenous citizen economic empowerment.
The running of any government has had as a critical feature of its public administration practice, the use of Executive orders by the presidency to define, introduce and often respond to new directions as preferred by the presidency’s policy and political inclinations.
Like the recent infamous hurricanes, Katrina, Irma, Maria and Harvey, that ravaged the United States from the south of continental North America through the Gulf of Mexico, another whirlwind, born at the US border with Mexico, is engulfing the United States and has pitted the American people against their president and his administration.