Wednesday, April 14, 2021

In-Depth

Pius Molefe: The Shakespearian twists and turns of his tenure at BBS

The country is gripped and intrigued by events playing out at Botswana Building Society where the Board and executive management are at each other’s...

Cameras in parliament a mixed blessing for opposition

Three decades and as many presidents after the opposition first demanded live coverage of parliamentary debates, that is finally happening - and not going...

Once more, Covid-19 law being broken right under VP’s nose

It is something that nobody should have to say again but one that unfortunately, needs to be repeated: COVID-19 law is once more being...

De Beers Group shares insights on demand for natural diamonds and evolving consumer perceptions of LGDs

De Beers Group’s latest Diamond Insight ‘Flash’ report highlights positive demand trends for natural diamonds over the US holiday season and how attitudes to...

Extension services wilt, kill crops and livestock sectors

Agricultural extension remains a powerful strategy for rural development throughout the world and there is not a single country that expects to achieve growth...

Biden: Is he the climate messiah?

Of particular interest is the return of the world’s second largest polluter of the atmosphere - the United States of America (US)- into Paris...

Technically, Masisi is right about Swahili having been introduced to curriculum

President Mokgweetsi Masisi is being hauled over the coals following a statement that he made at the funeral of President John Magufuli in Tanzania. “He...

Botswana Isn’t Just a Democracy in the process of Failing, it is an Oligarchy in the process of Succeeding

In the 1990s when the Soviet Union collapsed many Russians filled the streets of major cities, with a sense of triumph but they were...

Botswana attempts to narrow gender inequality gap

On Tuesday last week, the global community commemorated the International Women’s Day with the theme of “Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a...

Investing in health research creates a buffer against emerging diseases

The government of Botswana has over the years received mixed performance reviews on health, especially from citizens who experienced problems in obtaining care or went...