Monday, September 27, 2021

Columnists

Reasserting the authority of the State

“I have given orders to the police and they will be supported by the military if need be to use life ammunition on anyone...

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...

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...

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...

Our politics resemble a house of cards!

Botswana's electoral campaigns are no doubt providing a political theatre to all the players.At face value, almost all political parties are in turmoil.Stagnation, paralysis...

Homosexuality and the Military Debate-Part II

By Richard MoleofeThe military in Botswana was established through an Act of Parliament in 1977 and the views expressed at the time were that...

The BDP is dead but the opposition can still save it from losing state power!!

The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) probably has the best election manifesto for the 2019 general election - a manifesto that talks to the...

Homosexuality and the Military Debate-Part 1

By Richard MoleofeThe recent High Court ruling on the decriminalization of homosexuality in Botswana will ultimately have an effect on the operations of the...