Thursday, December 5, 2019

Opinions

Awkward questions raised on election outcome open wounds of national disunity and division

By now the outcome of General Elections has been explained beyond any point of usefulness. It was an expulsion of the Umbrella for Democratic Change, including...

Zimbabwe: What really is the world waiting for?

It hit me like a brick when, just two days ago, the United States signed two bills that grabbed my attention.       ...

Masisi must clean the Civil Service

Like Robert Kelly would sing, “The storm is over.” The elections are over and the hype has died down. Members of the public are...

Getting priorities of a constituency right is important

If you chose to call him honourable Minister of Infrastructure and Housing Development he will answer. You may also choose to identify him by...

Forget about Butterfly; it is Masisi’s rule of law that is on trial

Botswana government is losing a Public Relations war. It might turn out to be far worse than when over a decade ago Survival International took...

The UDC is at risk of being hijacked by former President Dr Khama!

Up until the unofficial cooperation between the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) and Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) was mooted and forced down the throats...

The UDC Must Disband and Rebrand

The Umbrella for Democratic Change is a political movement born out of very humble beginnings. When it all started no one thought it could...

Palliative Health Care: the need to talk about death

Most global health work focuses on saving lives, but improving wellbeing at all ages and achieving universal health coverage also requires the inclusion of...

After years of being overlooked career diplomats deserve a place at the table

As Botswana works at resetting its foreign policy, those in authority appear to be in real danger of undermining the very asset...

They are firing our doctors from their hospital beds in China, South Africa

Not many countries in the world can boast at having a surplus of medical doctors.              ...