Sunday, August 9, 2020

In-Depth

Funeral speeches an acultural, oftentimes ugly spectacle

It should be easy to blame the politicians who used the opportunity to speak at the funeral of Priscilla Moswaane, who was...

COVID or No: Why Africa Will Continue to Pivot Towards Beijing

At this most particular juncture, as the world races to meet and match the force majeure that is severe acute respiratory syndrome...

CEDA’s new guidelines ignored specific advice from BIDPA

Some two years ago, a premier, government owned and funded think tank published research findings that say that where self-employment is concerned,...

Government not interested in working with Elephants Without Borders

You need to understand what happened in 2018 to decode a set of three questions and answers that the Ministry of Environment,...

Prince Harry laments ‘wrongs’ Britain inflicted on colonial Botswana

An English prince who has demonstrated genuine love for Africa and African-origin princesses, is being unfairly hauled over the coals for saying...

Sunday-Tuesday liquor trade emerges to fill gap in official trade

Government’s plan to open up but limit liquor trade as part of the COVID-19 containment plan is not going as swimmingly as...

Botswana failed to domesticate essence of #BlackLivesMatter

When former president Ian Khama took a knee wearing a black Black Lives Matter T-shirt, a good many people could see right...

More elephants could die – Elephants Without Borders

An “urgent and confidential” report from a wildlife conservation NGO called Elephants Without Botswana to the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources, Conservation...

Professor Norris calls for post-Covid-19 strategy to capitalise on Botswana’s inherent strengths

The COVID-19 outbreak which started in December 2019 has set in motion unimaginable chain of events. Although international cooperation is vital to...

Chronic diseases threaten growth and development

Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) are increasingly becoming Botswana’s biggest killer and a major challenge to development, By The Telegraph Reporter