Friday, December 13, 2019

Opinions

Creating unrealistic electoral expectations by politicians is irresponsible

The best policy when going into any election is to always prepare for the worst, while of course hoping that in the end things...

Masisi deserves a fresh mandate

The pathetic nature of politics can make you laugh through your tears.  Perhaps that is why I have always preferred to be a political...

Botswana’s fuel delivery routes should be diversified away from South Africa

Recent attacks in South Africa highlight the need for countries like Botswana that rely so much on South Africa for their trade and economic...

Oh, no! How can Julius Malema be so right?

It always amuses me when the American president, Mr. Donald Trump, repeatedly says that European countries should contribute much more towards their own security...

FORGET ABOUT ELECTORAL PROMISES, IT IS OUR FUTURE THAT IS AT STAKE

The reputation of a politician has never been lower as we go into the last few weeks before an election.

THE BLACK LIE, FLIP-FLOPPING AND DAMNED CHOICES: THE AGONY OF THE RATIONAL VOTER!

The general elections are like a rat race where meanness is the norm and no one comes out with their dignity intact....

NEW INVESTMENTS IN INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDED

To prop the stagnant and even sluggish economy, government might have to postpone efforts to reduce budget deficit and instead spend more,...

FORTY YEARS SINCE ALMA-ATA: DO WE NEED A NEW MODEL FOR NCD? IMPLICATIONS FOR BOTSWANA

The year 2018, marked the 40th Anniversary of the Alma – Ata Declaration which stated that Primary Health Care (PHC) was essential health...

ROBERT MUGABE

History has markers every step of its way. It keeps records of its patient existence that grows by the second.

UDC, BPF TWO STEP-DANCE; A MARRIAGE MADE IN HELL

It was always a matter of time before the limitations of a UDC and BPF romance were exposed. Consorting...