Monday, March 30, 2020

Editorials

Trade unions are rendering themselves irrelevant

The two biggest stories of the last two weeks have been a decision by Government to suspend sports in government schools. And...

BoB should provide clarity on how it intends to cushion the economy in case of Virus attack

Botswana’s economy, like the rest of the world finds itself facing the worst crisis since the global crisis that started in 2008.

Authorities should be more honest transparent in preparing people on eventuality of Coronavirus

It is now months since the world became aware of a deadly disease called coronavirus. Coronavirus has during that...

Botswana Government fighting a losing battle against rhino poachers

The penny has now dropped. Botswana’s rhino poaching has now reached industrial levels. Poaching is not...

Botswana should look elsewhere in lieu of loans long promised by China

Long before the arrival of Coronavirus, there were concerns inside Botswana Government that the loans that had been promised Botswana and indeed other African countries...

Botswana’s digital vulnerability has been exposed

For the last few weeks many of the IT networks inside Botswana have been operating way below optimal levels. The situation was...

Climate change will decimate Botswana’s tourism, agriculture potential

Across the world, climate change has now moved into the center of every public debate and every public policy decision making processes.

Botswana needs to make huge investments in digital literacy

As Botswana continues to search for openings to broaden economic opportunities for citizens, perhaps the less talked about avenues has to be digitalization of the...

The slaughter of rhinos by poachers at the Okavango Delta is a national shame

A tragedy is unfolding right before our eyes.The killing of Botswana’s rhinos amounts to carnage It is impossible to altogether to stop...

Economic take-off will heavily rely on infrastructure renewal

There is still a real chance that Botswana can lift itself, using the bootstraps to become a higher income developing country.The first...