Monday, January 27, 2020

Opinions

BCP youth want a UDC revamp; it is actually a by-word for taking control

For an organization that has always prided itself with cadre discipline and strategic coherence, this week’s admission by Botswana Congress Party that...

The Jameson Raid of 1895 was Planned in Gaborone

We have just come into the New Year. I am reminded of the infamous Jameson Raid of 1895 because it occurred on...

A new decade of hope should not be sidetracked by celebrated delinquents and/or scapegoating!

To cope with Botswana’s negative news cycle, despondency and apprehension, one has to get hooked to some of the most potent alcoholic...

Ray Molomo: Champion of freedom of speech

The Matlapeng Ray Molomo story appears to be unending. It appears it is a story which will be told for weeks or...

Botswana politics can still be rescued from the unwieldly shackles of China/India money 

Late last year, following their victory at the polls the Botswana Democratic Party organized what the party said was an event to...

It’s time to talk, Zimbabwe, but no Thabo Mbeki, please

For years, the situation in Zimbabwe has been spiraling down and now it has reached the point of unavoidable consequences. For a...

A history of Khama’s military raid on Bulawayo – 1893

Please allow me to take a long break from writing anything about politics. The year 2019 which was an election period in...

Is Jesuit Trump in charge of America?

Just like South Africa which is run by white elite, the United States is also run by white elite also known as...

The economy, not Khama will deserve Masisi’s attention next year

For President Mokgweetsi Masisi the year ends in exactly the same way as it started; with his predecessor at his throat.

Mosielele versus Khama in Botswana’s Political Turmoil

Political turmoil in the history of Botswana was far more common in the colonial era than it has been under democratic rule. Two of...