Sunday, January 17, 2021

In-Depth

What Kazungula Bridge means to Botswana, BRI and AfCFTA

The multimillion dollar project to build the Kazungula Bridge has been completed. Built on the North–South Corridor in the Southern African Development Community (SADC)...

Khama says he had no childhood relationship with Masisi

When two men who grew up in Botswana’s only presidential factory and would themselves become presidents don’t see eye to eye, the most natural...

Africa to benefit enormously from robust, vibrant industrial policies

The conversion of the now widely accepted theoretical principles of industrial policy into practical frameworks for government action is indeed a daunting task everywhere,...

Calls grow to make SDGs more achievable

When most of the world adopted the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015, there was consensus that this would come with a huge...

The Lady Who Knew Where The Bodies Are Buried!

The idiomatic phrase, knowing where the bodies are buried, when applied to politics can be both literal and figurative. In the rougher neighborhoods of...

Health PS helped contain HIV/AIDS under Mogae

Thankfully, belief that lightning doesn’t strike the same place twice is untrue. Theoretically, that means that Kabelo Ebineng should be able to do what...

Economic freedom central to enhanced quality of life

It is argued that economic freedom and prosperity go hand in hand with improved health and health care, lower infant-mortality rates, better education, cleaner...

Counterfeit drugs may be big business in Botswana

Combating the trafficking of counterfeit medicines is a source of continual trouble not just in Botswana but the African continent. In the Global Surveillance...

Remember, You Are Not A God, But A Mere Mortal!

In the  world  of  professional  football,  few  players   can lay claim to  having stayed long in school.   Those  who make it end ...

Implicit attitudes and explicit bias toward people with disabilities still persists

Persons with disabilities in Botswana continue to face barriers that prevent them from enjoying their full civil, political, economic, social, cultural and developmental rights. ...