Thursday, February 20, 2020

In-Depth

Who protects our constitution?

There have been calls for some time in this country for a review of our constitution with very little discussion about protection...

Gaborone Mayor illegally and mysteriously allocated billboard space

A Gaborone City Council investigation report shows that the Mayor, Kagiso Thutlwe, lied to internal auditors about unlawful billboard allocation that deprived the Council...

We have to postpone MPs elections

Section 67 of our constitution gives persons who are citizens of Botswana, and who have attained the age of 18 years, to make an...

CHILD MARRIAGES – BOTSWANA’S A PERFECT CRIME

When it comes to child marriages, Botswana presidents have been making all the right noises. Almost all of the country’s presidents have...

Bail Act: How much will the Bail Act achieve?

BY JOSEPH BALISESuccinctly put, the intentions are, to a great extent, ill-advised and still born, unless proved otherwise once the wheels begin rolling out...

Owner of cars seized from Phakalane home superficially linked to NPF

When the Botswana Unified Revenue Services (BURS) seized four luxury cars from a Phakalane home, there should have been mention of the National Petroleum...

Boko himself started making claims about attempts on his own life 14 years ago

The man who trashed reportage about plans to assassinate President Mokgweetsi Masisi has himself a track record of personally making similar claims that he...

BDP faces an unusual infiltration problem, especially in Central

As it tries to rally its troops, the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is also facing the difficulty of telling friend from foe, largely on...

Ditshipi breaks silence on the pain of being cyber-bullied

BY MPHO KUHLMANNFormer journalist Tirelo Ditshipi spent most of her adult life writing news. Last week she was the news, and “reading so much...

Thuzosky – A martyr of conscience

BY MPHO KUHLMANNA martyr of conscience: That seems like some heavy words to describe a hedonic persona that lived life to the hilt. The...