Sunday, July 12, 2020

Opinions

Racism is the demon nations haven’t exorcised

Dear President M. E. K. Masisi,  “I can’t breathe” is a familiar phrase around the world right now. It...

Our obsession with a ‘slay queen’ presidency would turn a primitive bandit into a good man and vice versa!

This column has previously argued that whoever took over the reins of the republic from former president Dr Khama would have the...

Qatar is a good example to Botswana

It was one Saturday afternoon on December 15th 2019 when Qatar Airways finally made its debut landing in Botswana. This was a signature...

Don’t underestimate intensity of public anger seething underneath

President Mokgweetsi Masisi should do everything to maintain a non-partisan public trust.He won the General Elections last year on the basis of...

BDF Retired Soldiers Could Provide Answers to Food Security

The nation has never been in this kind of situation before and we hope it will not come back in our lifetime....

Audit clears Mochudi’s Leobo Committee of wrong-doing

Psychologists who contributed to the formulation of theories of mass communication say people tend to avoid messages that contradict their strongly held...

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....