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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

The fight for Government employees among ANC factions

21 Jul 2019

The revelations by former Public Investment Corporation (PIC) CEO, Dr Dan Matjila at the PIC commission of inquiry betray the reasons behind the factional battles within the ruling ANC. It is a dog-eat-dog fight for the resources the state and government has control over.

How Khama continues to thrive on mythologies

15 Jul 2019

Ian Khama’s differences with president Mokgweetsi Masisi may be deep, but they remain wholly personal.

Other than to remove Masisi, and may be the BDP from power, the political aims of Ian Khama remain unclear.

Opposition’s desperation to win the 2019 general election is a recipe for another all night miss!

15 Jul 2019

It is an election year and Botswana is gripped by crazy politicking characterized by deceit, lies, irrationality and stupid hostilities. Essentially, a notable trend in Botswana politics over the past elections has been the rise of a lack of purpose.

Masisi Should Pull off the Plug on Khama

15 Jul 2019

By Richard Moleofe

This country has been thrown into a very unstable situation. We have never experienced this amount of uncertainty in our fifty-three years of independence. And when situations get this ugly, how I wish Rre Masire was here. In his old age he was spew absolute wisdom at every junction.

Botswana is in the clutches of a new brand of capture!

07 Jul 2019

Botswana needs to be defended against its growing list of enemies.

Many of these enemies are home based, in politics and working in cahoots with their foreign masters.

A common thread among them is an ever growing disloyalty to the country.

If they are allowed to have their way, their agenda will in future have immense ramifications for Botswana.

When non-interference becomes a criminal act

07 Jul 2019

Unfortunately, not stopping a crime is not a crime. I have no obligation to call the police or alert anyone when I see a person or persons trying to break into any building.

As I walk by and witness a murder, it is not a crime to mind my own business and continue walking.

The Ignored Pandemic: Corruption in Health Care Service Delivery

07 Jul 2019

It is almost two decades ago since the then World Bank President James Wolfensohn, in his address to the Board of Governors said: ‘We have seen how corruption flourishes in the dark, how it prevents growth and social equity, and how it creates the basis for social and political instability’.

Understanding Kgoroba’s BDF Campaign

07 Jul 2019

By Richard Moleofe

The Member of Parliament for Mogoditshane Sedirwa Kgoroba is currently circulating a petition for members of the community to sign. The petition is directed at raising awareness among members of the public about the growing levels of crime and as well as twisting the arm of government in implementing what the petition is calling for.

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