Friday, December 4, 2020

Analysis

Is there life for Choppies after Ram?

For most of the last two decades, dozens of shops bearing the red Choppies brand signs have been mushrooming all over Botswana, literally painting...

Who protects our constitution?

There have been calls for some time in this country for a review of our constitution with very little discussion about protection of constitutional...

Masisi’s week of high drama

This past week has seen events that can only be characterized as a week of high drama inside government. A group of ministers voted against...

Gov’t must address citizen empowerment with the speed it deserves

The thorny issue of citizen economic empowerment must be addressed with utmost urgency. There is no justification why Botswana after more than 50 years...

Bail Act: How much will the Bail Act achieve?

BY JOSEPH BALISESuccinctly put, the intentions are, to a great extent, ill-advised and still born, unless proved otherwise once the wheels begin rolling out...

Privatising BMC is a gross mistake

Batswana should stand up and speak against government's decision to privatise Botswana Meat Commission.BMC privatisation, if it happens will be a kind of shakedown...

Botswana politics is a competition of crooks and General Elections are grand finals

Most Batswana acknowledge that the late Dr Kenneth Koma, founder and leader of the Botswana National Front (BNF) for many years, was one of...

Why and How Foreign Party Funding is a Matter of National

By Richard MoleofeBotswana is by far the oldest continuous democracy in Africa as the country will be celebrating fifty three years of independence in...

Public expenditure can no longer be the driver of economic growth

A way has to be found to wean Botswana away from public sector inspired growth.That means growing the private sector and also reducing the...

Molefi Secondary – A school with a tricky history

By Kwapengng ModikweMochudi, January 12: What a coincidence! Molefi Secondary School at the boseja area of Mochudi, quietly turned 50 this year. Likewise, one...