Sunday, October 25, 2020

Opinions

Is the United States of America Imploding?

The elections are coming in America and the media focus has been removed from everything else but this eventful election. Since the...

DEBT: Kids should learn about this four-letter word sooner rather than later

Financial habits are not inherited, and research has shown that they get passed along to kids over time. Kids tend to copy...

Masisi is not part of the solution but part of problem on oversight institutions!

We are almost a year since last year’s general election. Yet we are still at ground zero with more of the same,...

A UB Engineering student wins the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

The 2020 prestigious Rhodes scholarship for BLMNS (Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, and Swaziland) was on Saturday won by the 24-year-old UB student,...

Money and jobs for ‘friends’ will further weaken our ailing economy

For so many years Botswana has been receiving, consistently so, positive reviews from international organisations such as Transparency International on her ratings relating to...

Corporate Governance and Reporting

In Botswana, Public Interest Entities (PIEs) (as defined by Section 22 of the Financial Reporting Act, 2010, the Act) are required to...

Don’t be fixated on income inequality. Focus on economic growth

Many leading economists, politicians and journalists here at home and around the world, are somehow telegraphed to tout income inequality as our...

Financial Teamwork: Something to Introspect About 

For the past couple of months, I have watched in great awe as Batswana rallied behind the local businesses under one slogan,...

For the Masisi cabinet, it has been a full year of drama and chaos

It is natural for people to rally behind their government in a time of a crisis. And since early...

I Have a Dream About Botswana Agriculture

At the time of independence in 1966, Botswana was largely an agrarian society. Even though a lot of able bodied persons were...