Opinions

27 Jul 2017

Revolutionary greetings

-BCP President, Cde Dumelang Saleshando,

-Secretary General, Cde Kentse Rammidi,

-National Chairperson, Cde Motsei Rapelane,

-Women’s League President, Cde Daisy Bathusi

-BCP Youth League President, Cde Tebogo Molefe

-Members of the BCP Central Committee,

-Members of Parliament and councillors here present,

27 Jul 2017

I have wanted to address immediate issues dominating in our polity, especially those about party congresses held by our major parties this July. Obviously, the silly season is here with us and I could not afford to ignore what major decisions will be considered and resolved by delegates during party congresses. But I need to pay my respect to a fallen hero, Quett Ketumile Joni Masire.

27 Jul 2017

How do we know that what we read in the newspapers is fake or real news? Wait. What is news? Who determines what gets published? Wasn't it Malcolm X who said that: "The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power.

23 Jul 2017

Irresponsibly under-reported as everybody gets blown overland by the madness blazing at both the Botswana Movement for Democracy and also at the Umbrella for Democratic Change is an unfolding geopolitical tragedy forming right before our eyes.

23 Jul 2017

Before his retirement from active politics one of the big projects Sir Ketumile Masire had wished he had undertaken but never did as president was transforming the national “A1” highway linking the country’s two biggest cities into a dual carrier.

23 Jul 2017

Tla ke nne Masisi and start from the onset by stating that ga ke lelope, ga ke ngwana wa lelope and e bile ga ke ngwana wa ngwana wa lelope.

23 Jul 2017

The eye-catching and entertaining Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD)’s congress held over the President’s Holiday has birthed countless soothsayers and self-styled philosophers who are having a field day in spewing drivel and boasting that they prophesied the split of the BMD following weeks of internal turmoil.

18 Jul 2017

Barring a tragedy of seismic proportions, Mokgweetsi Masisi will next year be the president of Botswana.

After a long spell of uncertainty, the hurdle of who the next president will be has now been crossed.

What remains to be seen is exactly the kind of president that president is going to be.

18 Jul 2017

Before his retirement from active politics one of the big projects Sir Ketumile Masire had wished he had undertaken but never did as president was transforming the national “A1” highway linking the country’s two biggest cities into a dual carrier.

18 Jul 2017

After Mzilikazi just about decimated the Sotho-speaking clans that lived in what is today known as the Witwatersrand in South Africa, gold was discovered in 1886 and the immediate concern for the white mine-owners was where to find cheap labour to dig the gold out.