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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

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.

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