Wednesday, May 27, 2020

In-Depth

Why a regional security summit can’t be held via Skype

If there was a credible reason for President Mokgweetsi Masisi to attend the inauguration of his Namibian counterpart, one would have been...

The truth about police officers’ P10 million ‘donation’ to the COVID-19 Relief Fund

If COVID-19 philanthropy ever needs a motto and based on what donors are doing, anything else other than “giving with one hand,...

A witness to a church gone astray

From his vantage position, Miki Hardy can speak with authority about what seems to be wrong with the church today, and how...

Bon appétit, we are in power!

In a review of Michela Wong’s book “It’s Our Turn to Eat”, which chronicles corruption networks in Kenya under President Mwai Kibaki,...

Botswana’s response to Covid-19 economic impact: the opportunity to do more

The Botswana Government’s response to Covid-19 has been satisfactory, including the proactive national lockdown and economic stimulus plan launch. The P5Bn package...

Trust, science, and openness will be central to the new normal

As we come to the end of the first month under lockdown in our efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic there is...

Botswana not being assertive with China over racism incidents

If the Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation hoped that its April 13 press statement fully explained Botswana’s position on the racism...

A guest of the state remembers

When the state takes away a citizen's rights, the little things often taken for granted, like when and what to eat, fly...

Leading the fight against an invisible enemy

Seemingly overnight, coronavirus has put a stop to everything. One farmer has even had to abandon his integrated horticultural project after an...

Disabled man with epilepsy claims police assaulted him during lockdown patrol

If everything that Mooketsi Goitsemodimo says happened did really happen, then he would be one of the people that the Minister of...