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Privatising BMC is a gross mistake

11 Aug 2019

Batswana should stand up and speak against government’s decision to privatise Botswana Meat Commission.

BMC privatisation, if it happens will be a kind of shakedown that will by far affect subsistence farmers more than the elite cattle barons whose interests are already so well represented at parliamentary and cabinet levels.

Botswana politics is a competition of crooks and General Elections are grand finals

11 Aug 2019

Most Batswana acknowledge that the late Dr Kenneth Koma, founder and leader of the Botswana National Front (BNF) for many years, was one of the finest politicians this country ever produced. He was indeed the doyen of Botswana’s opposition politics.

Why and How Foreign Party Funding is a Matter of National

11 Aug 2019

By Richard Moleofe

Molefi Secondary - A school with a tricky history

11 Aug 2019

By Kwapengng Modikwe

Our politics resemble a house of cards!

29 Jul 2019

Botswana’s electoral campaigns are no doubt providing a political theatre to all the players.

At face value, almost all political parties are in turmoil.

Stagnation, paralysis and confusion run deep.

The ruling Botswana Democratic Party is fighting to find traction.

The creation of a new party, Botswana Patriotic Front has totally disemboweled the BDP.

Homosexuality and the Military Debate-Part II

29 Jul 2019

By Richard Moleofe

The BDP is dead but the opposition can still save it from losing state power!!

29 Jul 2019

The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) probably has the best election manifesto for the 2019 general election - a manifesto that talks to the needs of the ordinary Motswana, entrepreneurs, the working poor and millionaires; a manifesto that is anchored on inclusivity and promises to rejuvenate the dreams of those who had resigned to subsisting on occasional soup and bread festivals emceed by

Kgafela’s prolonged absence is now a national security issue

21 Jul 2019

Everyone, it now seems wants a piece of Kgosi Kgafela II.

While everybody wants him back, no two people can agree on when or how to bring him back.

Everybody has been sucked into the political maelstrom that are efforts to bring Kgafela back.

SADC is ‘cooking baby goat in its mother’s milk’

21 Jul 2019

The issue of Zimbabwe is not going to go away anytime soon.

Regional presidents may look the other way as much as they want but Zimbabwe and the internal problems it has with its people and the region still beckon.

Zimbabwe is not going to be wished away by any country, organization or president.

Homosexuality and the Military Debate-Part 1

21 Jul 2019

By Richard Moleofe

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