Thursday, July 9, 2020

In-Depth

Socio-economic injustice disguised as COVID-19 philanthropy

On the face of it, the parade of deep-pocketed elites holding one end of a mock cheque and posing for pictures with...

Facebook reminds kneeling Khama of when black lives didn’t matter to him

The image of a former world leader kneeling in honour of an African-American man who was murdered by a white police officer...

Nothing Will Ever Kill The Radio Star!

Connoisseurs  of sound now  live in  a  time   of  online  streamed  content  where one can obtain their music fix  from a variety...

A season for change is nigh

To a question why naturalised citizens who dominate business should be concerned that indigenous Batswana have largely been excluded from Botswana’s economic...

The natives are coming for their share

There is something in the air, and it smells so much like a version of the Arab Spring. As with most popular...

How the mighty pen thumbed Khama’s virulent sword (Part 1)

“The United States is deeply concerned by the arrest of newspaper editor Outsa Mokone by the Government of Botswana on charges of...

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,...