Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Opinions

Masisi/Balopi slow dance spells fire for the BDP

For Mpho Balopi, the incumbent Secretary General of the Botswana Democratic Party, the year 2020 was supposed to be a year of...

Save Botswana Military History (SOS)

Over the past months I have been going through this country’s military history on this paper starting with the participation of the...

If No Evidence, Then What? :  Is Complementary Medicine a Panacea for Covid-19 Response?

Researchers say at least 4 308 055 cases have been confirmed worldwide, while at least 293 514 people have died. The figures...

Sex scandals in Botswana politics: When leaders become predators!

A few years back, a councillor of the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) was accused of molesting and impregnating an underage learner....

The president should welcome dissonance inside his inner circle

When the leader of the UDC (Umbrella for Democratic Change) Duma Boko spoke of the “pony haired” that control Botswana’s economy, many...

The End of World War II

In any military campaign, demobilization is the most exciting of all phases. Finally the war was declared over as Hitler and Germany...

Just a few at former ANC, PAC, BPP, BNF politician’s funeral

Under normal circumstances, Simon Kgomane Tladi’s funeral and that of Mochele Pheto should have attracted thousands of mourners from all walks of...

Victimology in cases of human trafficking

The Oxford Dictionary defines victimology as the “study of the victims of crime and the psychological effects on them”.  Some academics and...

Lockdown confusion is breeding a lockdown fatigue

Friday morning we got a call from BBC. They wanted to talk to me about reported plans by Botswana Government to reopen...

Has capitalism failed?

Politicians invariably speak from both sides of their mouths. There's an article published about 5 years ago in which ANC President Cyril...