Saturday, October 31, 2020

Editorials

Batswana should be told implications of EU blacklisting – and more!

It is now official. Botswana has failed to beat the deadline to remedy the list that was issued by the European Commission,...

SONA should become more accountable

In a short while the State President will deliver the most important speech in a calendar year; the State of the Nation...

Botswana’s lackluster anti-poaching fueling regional insecurity

Since 2016 Botswana Government decisions in so far as they have been nothing short of a fiasco. Once a doyen of conservation...

BITC has a template to follow in Mauritius financial services

Exactly 52 years ago, Mauritius gained its independence. Before then, very few people gave Mauritius a chance in development. The country’s economy,...

Covid-19 provides a huge opportunity for Batswana to explore their country

There is no doubt that Botswana’s tourism industry has been ruined and laid to waste by covid-19.The effects on this sector started...

GBV is a scourge that is blighting our society

This past week, President Mokgweetsi Masisi finally took the bull by the horns. After what seemed like an indefinite...

Botswana Power Corporation is on a slippery ground

By selling what it does not produce, BPC is effectively not anchored on the ground. To get it back...

A tale of two economies: The widening gap between the rich and poor should be source of concern

The curtain is almost closing on the debate relating to the Mid-term review of the National Development Plan 11 (NDP 11) at...

SADC mixed messages on Zimbabwe serves to embolden the junta against human rights activists

The general mood was supposed to be ecstatic this year with SADC turning 40 years. Yet we see a...

Position of DCEC head needs security of tenure

In less than three years the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) has had no less than three Directors General.