The running of any government has had as a critical feature of its public administration practice, the use of Executive orders by the presidency to define, introduce and often respond to new directions as preferred by the presidency’s policy and political inclinations.
Like the recent infamous hurricanes, Katrina, Irma, Maria and Harvey, that ravaged the United States from the south of continental North America through the Gulf of Mexico, another whirlwind, born at the US border with Mexico, is engulfing the United States and has pitted the American people against their president and his administration.
Warm hearted greetings to you my President, kea go ikobela sir. May I take this opportunity to congratulate you on your ascension to the Presidency of this Great Republic. Rraetsho I am still trying to locate you in nature, ke gore ke ka go bitsa pula ya sephai .. pula ya medupe .. Pula ya thisibalo ee thugisang dijwalo ka lorato.. e nosa e sa phatakanye one mmu o o tshwarang di jwalo..
This past Saturday, Africans across the continent celebrated what is termed: The Day of an African Child. The name The Day of an African Child however, conceals the fact that the brutality and blood spilt on June 16th, 1976 was for instruction in African languages. This is not a Children's Day; it is an African linguistics day.
The Botswana National Front (BNF) is concerned by the continued abuse of public institutions by the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) led government under President Mokgweetsi Masisi. The BDP continues to abuse public institutions to gain political mileage and remain in power. This is confirmed by the latest move to shift Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA) to the Office of the President (OP).
A near consensus among reasonable Batswana is that anyone taking the reigns from Dr Khama was always going to be compelled to discontinue some policies and programs as well as reverse some key decisions taken by the previous administration. President Masisi has not disappointed in this regard.
This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx. Born on 5th May 1818, in the city of Trier in the German Province of the Rhineland, Marx was undoubtedly one of the greatest thinkers of all time. A man of profound convictions, encyclopaedic erudition and an extraordinarily fecund mind, he read all the major modern European languages and made lasting and original contribution t