Tuesday, May 17, 2022

In-Depth

A citizen empowerment fairy tale with a happy ending

FOR one brief moment Thursday afternoon, Mompati Nwako became the face of the next best thing in the Botswana citizen economic empowerment drive. It happened...

To bail or not to bail? That is the question.

FRANCISTOWN: There is seething anger among victims of crime over what they perceive to be a law that elevates the liberties and rights of...

Debswana going through the pangs of pain

Once upon a time ? it now feels like a generation ago, the Debswana Diamond Company was an employer of choice ? a crown...

Strength of a woman

FRANCISTOWN: There are two things about Sylvia Muzila. You either like her, or hate her. Her colleagues and the multitudes that throng her office...

Where is the catch?

He is meticulous in cleaning the day?s catch. Then he seizes each fish by the gills, and hangs it up by the head on...

No joyride for hawkers

Inside the crowded bus, a young vendor who carries an assortment of fast foods yells out his wares while shoving the smelly stuff at...

Botswana lights the way for medical advances in Africa

Nothing could have prepared Dr Harvey Friedman for what he saw at the Princess Marina Hospital. Patients, all bones, skin and goggle eyes...

Criminal gangs take over Francistown

FRANCISTOWN: Adorned in military and police outfit, multinational criminal gangs consisting of local and illegal immigrants are on the rampage, unleashing terror in various...

Another side of Modubule

It all had the features of a pre-rehearsed stage performance.From the moment he was allowed the parliament floor to make a contribution on Wednesday...

Boko, Molokomme to shed lots of tears before bedtime

When I finished reading Duma Boko's letter to the Attorney General dated January 8, I felt that it was so powerful, so overwhelming that...