Friday, September 24, 2021

In-Depth

Tengo Rubadiri ascends to regional arbitration body

Recently a local lawyer, Tengo Rubadiri, the managing partner of Tengo Rubadiri Attorneys got an appointment into the 16- member Arbitration Foundation of Southern...

Botswana has vast renewable energy potential, but fossil fuels still dominate

A fresh report published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), notes that Botswana has vast renewable energy potential, particularly solar, wind and bioenergy. With...

What happens after BDP government is ‘overthrown’?

We already know about Reverend Thuso Tiego’s plan to burn down God knows what as part of a process to topple the government. Apparently,...

More than a united kingdom: how Botswana became a powerful example for human rights in Africa

The 2016 Hollywood film, A United Kingdom, directed by Amma Asante, has raised public attention about the life of Seretse Khama. It depicts the romantic...

African countries need effective governance systems

The 2018 Foresight for Africa: Top Priorities for the 2020 to 2030 research report bemoans that Africa has a long way to go and...

Using sugar tax to beat NCDs

Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) are increasingly becoming the leading cause of deaths in Botswana. A few months ago, the minister of Health and Wellness,...

Tiego merely engaging in ‘Fire!’ church brinkmanship

Many thought that Pastor Lesego Daniel had gone way too far when he literally put his flock out to pasture on his farm. Apparently...

Botswana’s mining companies not empowering citizen suppliers

How many indigenous Batswana-owned companies would qualify as suppliers for a miner that requires the following: an ISO-certified quality management policy, operational bank accounts...

Botswana ranks among top Africa SDGs performers

The SDGs provide time-bound targets in key sectors – including health, education, employment, energy, infrastructure, and the environment – for all nations to achieve....

Meth becoming illicit drug of choice

Gaborone is increasingly becoming a transit point for Methamphetamine that mainly comes from Johannesburg to other cities across the country. Gaborone, in particular, is...