The 55TH Anniversary of the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy

27 Nov 2018

Sam Ditshego

Today marks the fifty fifth anniversary of the assassination of US President, John Fitzgerald Kennedy. Who killed Kennedy and why? When are the JFK classified documents going to be declassified?


27 Nov 2018

Tax Acts are normally drafted in such a way that they are efficient and able to cover a wide range of taxpayers. Case law teaches us that there are ordinary and legal meanings of almost every word. Words such as ‘person’ and ‘charity’ may not necessarily mean the same thing to the ordinary man on the street and a judge at courts of law.

IEC has a duty to civic and voter education

23 Nov 2018

Voter registration has come and gone with disappointingly low numbers recorded by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) for the 2019 general election.

Dineo Serame wins the world’s most prestigious scholarship to Oxford

23 Nov 2018

A twenty three year old University of Botswana graduate in Mechanical Engineering, Dineo Serame, has clinched the world’s most prestigious scholarship, The Rhodes Scholarship, valued at about three million pula, to study at the University of Oxford in October 2019.

For Masisi the biggest problem is NOT Khama, but pervasive unhappiness inside the BDP

20 Nov 2018

President Mokgweetsi Masisi must look his party in the face.

If he is not in denial he will see an unhappy party that is also teetering on the brink of falling into disarray.

Memories of my grandfather in World War One

20 Nov 2018

By Richard Moleofe

Former President Dr Khama is a textbook example of a schoolyard bully with an impeccable track record!

20 Nov 2018

In my teenage years there was nothing that made me angrier than a bully, be they schoolyard bully or staff bully. I still recall the day I refused to take punishment from a male teacher that students feared more than the venomous reptiles that inhabited the hills surrounding Moeng College.

Tribal bargaining chips

20 Nov 2018

By Kwapeng Modikwe

President Masisi’s southern affair nonsensical

18 Nov 2018

For a few months now, since his inauguration, President Masisi has been under sustained attack from all fronts. He has faced fierce attack from some in the BDP itself, some in the opposition block and most recently from a select brigade of journalists. I have been impressed by his fortitude of character and composure in the midst of such unwarranted assault on him.

Transitional pains: what needs to be done?

18 Nov 2018

By Kaelo Molefhe