Monday, March 30, 2020

In-Depth

DCEC investigating conflict-of-interest allegations against Court of Appeal judge

Good sources tell Sunday Standard that having earlier rejected a request to investigate Justice Lakhvinder Singh Walia of the Court of Appeal...

A once reputable Gabane school trying to get back up on its feet

Decades after the fact, James Sentongo-Lukwago recalls two incidents, one at a riverside nightclub in Mahalapye and the other at a Tlokweng...

Botswana economically vulnerable as global recession fears mount

In what has now come to be known in the international community as the Coronavirus Economy, Batswana are expected to join other...

An industry reels in shock as African Alliance takes BPOPF head-on

When Botswana Public Officers Pensions Fund took a drastic step in 2019 to immediately cancel the mandates it had offered to asset...

Restoring Botswana’s economic Sparkle 

What does Botswana do for its second act? Once the model African economy, Botswana boasted the world’s fastest growth rate for three...

The P10m from tenders reserved for citizens won’t trickle down to most needy citizens

On paper (literally), the February 28 order issued by the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Dr. Thapelo Matsheka, seems a good...

Organisations fail to take up CEDA’s pay-within-a-day challenge

Of all the challenges that Botswana has had, by far the best and most substantive is one originated by the Citizen Entrepreneurship...

The Rise and Fall of Carter Morupisi

Carter Morupisi spent his days of active duty surrounded by power, influence and all the trappings that those bring. This week he...

For those against purchase of ‘air assets’: a water war is waiting down the road

Maybe it would be unseemly for either the finance minister or defence minister to tell parliament that a war that can happen any day...

In life was the mighty baobab Mzee Moi a cruel dictator, and now in death a...

In elaborate rituals accompanying funeral activities for Mzee Moi, a few gestures stood out for their ...