Monday, December 6, 2021

Opinions

Where did the Registrar of the High Court get authority to detain Kgosi?

The Administration of Justice was over the weekend thrown into the limelight for all the wrong reasons after it emerged the Registrar of the...

The economy is core, not climate change

What are most regular people concerned about whenever they are asked about the state of their lives? In other words, what would be typical...

Prosecute Khama, Kgosi and take them to the cleaners – or the whole thing smacks of political persecution

“The law is the law is the law.” That is what lawyers like to say, often in a vain attempt to show that they are...

Serowe is the Birthplace of Troublemakers

“As soon as Tshekedi Khama, Khama’s son, became Ngwato regent in 1926 at the age of twenty-one, his relatives began trying to unseat him....

Context is very much contested space

I have come to realize that in our public debates we seem ignore the fact that context is very much a contested space. In...

Remembering apartheid days

I have just finished reading a book whose title is so much scaring. The title is “Kill Zuma by any means necessary” authored by...

DPP review application on Kgosi’s bail evokes more questions than answers

It doesn’t rain but pours at the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Given the battering the prosecutions agency has received in recent times, one...

COP 26: Thanks to fossil fuels, 25 000 people descend on Scotland to rail against fossil fuels

The hypocrisy of the people who harangue us ad infinitum about imminent doom due to man-made global warming knows no bounds. At every turn,...

Swaziland is taking a leap into the dark – and SADC is gleefully cheering on!

Swaziland is definitely in a flux. Not for the first time, this week tensions were rising high – until authorities there banned all public protests...

Botswana is Under Threat from Criminal Gangs

The recent criminal activities that particularly targeted Cash-in-Transit vans and major supermarkets are a serious cause for concern. It is clear that there is...