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Refugees are caused by world’s inequalities

11 Nov 2018

Smoke still emits from the smoldering ashes of the elections held in America last Tuesday. There is still a long way to go before the results emerge and be officially certified.

America’s political casualties, like the regrettable and frequent batches of traffic fatalities on Zimbabwe’s roads, abound.

Bogadi is not given to thank the bride’s family

09 Nov 2018

I write this column to clarify the misconception that seems to prevail more in the younger generation than the older one – the misconception is that bogadi is given to thank the bride’s family for raising their daughter. This is a weird supposition because nowhere in bogadi discussions or negotiations do you have anybody mentioning that they are delivering bogadi to thank the bride’s family.

Is current leadership displaying inspiring values for the youth as future leaders?

09 Nov 2018

BY ADAM PHETLHE

Brace yourselves for catastrophically low voter turnout – UDC chaos are to blame

04 Nov 2018

It is diffi cult to make sense of what to judge UDC on.

Glenn Valley Barracks may decide Gaborone North vote

04 Nov 2018

BY Richard Moleofe

Soldiers are not known to often be key players in deciding the way elections go. Botswana Defence Force is one such military organization that has often clearly asserted its position in as far as who goes to parliament. This is how soldiers have chosen to become players in our thriving democracy.

Governance Issues in Health Financing: Implications for Botswana

04 Nov 2018

This piece dear reader  provides an overview of the different definitions of governance in health, with a special focus on financing and related issues - ranging from the concepts of good governance in health to global-health governance.

President Dr Masisi must defend our country and not make deals with the devil!

04 Nov 2018

For some time now the fall out between His Excellency President Dr Masisi and immediate past former President Dr Khama seems to be causing a lot of anxiety for many people across the political divide.

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.

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