Thursday, October 29, 2020

In-Depth

Are we being told the truth about our Constitution?

Our constitution deals with two issues as regards exercise of functions by the President where such are bestowed on him by the...

Queen Elizabeth could deal blow to Botswana’s safari hunting

The Animal Welfare Bill which Queen Elizabeth II is expected to announce in her next speech to the British Parliament, could spell...

Global freedom declines in decade and a half

The October 2020 Freedom House report titled: “Democracy under Lockdown: The impact of Covid-19 on the Global Struggle for Freedom” compiled by...

Botswana’s staggering dearth of data on disability

With the International Day for Persons with Disabilities only just two months away, what has come to the fore is that Botswana...

BIUST students shot by riot police were pre-selected as targets

If anyone of the Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) students who was shot at and wounded by riot police...

DTEF’s role in unending strikes over late payment of student allowances

It is one of the biggest mysteries of our time.At the precise moment that almost half the civil service is studying part-time...

Concerted efforts needed to reverse land degradation

In Botswana, like in much of the rest of the world, land degradation is extensively undermining efforts to reach sustainable development goals (SDGs)...

Gender Equality: Botswana fails to deliver on the agenda

A professor in Public Administration and expert in public finance at the University of Botswana, Emmanuel Botlhale argues vehemently that democracies always...

Gaborone schools taking lawless students to Tlokweng kgotla for corporal punishment

In what appears to be an unofficial, hush-hush arrangement that even the Ministry of Basic Education is said to have given a...

Want to catch corona? Visit restaurants whose waiters wear masks as chin-warmers

Ordinarily, “Donald Trump” and “right” should never occur in the same sentence but the man who has been described as “a low-IQ...