Tuesday, January 18, 2022

In-Depth

Auditor General sucked into Government Enclave turf wars?

Pulane Letebele issues opinions for a living, but for a moment on Friday, she could hardly vocalize a “yes” or “no.” The Auditor General was tongue...

‘The next Serowe meetings about Khama issue will be held under motswere trees’

One female speaker said that she “didn’t fear guns” and other speakers made suggestions that could raise tensions: a protest march to the District...

 Botho / Ubuntu: Anchor of Tswana, African moral and social fabric

Botho/ubuntu as a philosophy has been described as an integral part of Africa ethics that is grounded on issues pertaining to, among other things,...

Botswana at odds with UN rights body over death penalty

Following the interrogation of the Botswana delegation led by Presidential Affairs Minister Kabo Morwaeng recently, the United Nations Committee on Human Rights last week...

Botswana’s traditional ethics found guilty in the court of Western opinion

At a cursory glance, Botswana’s session with the UN Human Rights Committee seems like a bad case of culture shock. The scene opens with the...

Govt paid hotels, lodges for Covid-19 services not rendered

As Covid-19 ran rampant across the country, the government and hospitality establishments took turns taking advantage of each other’s desperation in a bid to...

The dichotomy of underperforming rural schools

The Botswana education system was designed to produce critical thinkers, problem solvers and innovative students. However, the system is currently faced with a myriad...

Will Botswana put nails in Coal’s coffin?

The use of coal was a hot topic at this year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26. The 2021 annual climate...

Serowe meeting proved a president can never lose a kgotla battle

It may not have been the intention of the founding fathers of the new republic of Botswana to make the presidency a near 12th...

How COVID-19 crisis is transforming the tourism sector

What’s next? That is the question most Ngamiland residents are asking as the survey the Covid-19 wreckage around them.  The collective trauma of the pandemic...