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By promoting the Great Reset, the Davos men peddle dangerous Marxism

It was inevitable that sooner rather than later, small but powerful groups of domestic and global elites, would cynically take advantage of the crisis...

Aggressive focus on STEM necessary post COVID-19

This has been a special situation requiring a special response. One which demands that Botswana gird up its loins for similar future challenges. The...

A time for a new reckoning

BCL is dead, Debswana is on its knees and Kgalagadi Breweries Limited is on a sickbed. At one time these were the cream of...

The Last Days of Trump

We have always known that the transfer of power in the United States of America is guaranteed, but from the look of things, that...

What are the origins of the word “Dumela!” ?

The setting is the pitch black that was Bechuanaland; perhaps it was a couple of centuries before the name was coined. I have heard...


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ELOISE will be felt over eastern Botswana starting on Sunday (24/01/2021) spreading into other areas of the country from Monday (25/01/2021). The tropical depression is expected to cause widespread rainfall with occasional heavy falls, strong winds and lightning over most parts of the country during the week." - The department of Meteorological services ... See MoreSee Less
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RAMAPHOSA SIGNS POLITICAL PARTY FUNDING ACT INTO LAW South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has determined that the Political Party Funding Act will come into operation on April 1, 2021.Ramaphosa signed a Proclamation on the Commencement of the Political Party Funding Act, 2018 (Act no. 6 of 2018), which regulates public and private funding of political parties.The Act establishes funds to provide political parties represented in Parliament and legislatures with funding to undertake their work. It also requires that donations be disclosed by parties and donors to the Independent Electoral Commission.The Act prohibits donations to parties by foreign governments or agencies, foreign persons or entities, organs of state or state-owned enterprises. Parties may, however, receive funding from foreign entities for training, skills development or policy development. No member of a political party may receive a donation other than for political party purposes.Source: SABC NEWS ... See MoreSee Less
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