Monday, October 3, 2022

Opinions

BDF must produce Sports Ambassadors

For many years Botswana Defence Force has largely been the one institution that produced excelling sportsmen. I am not sure if women who are...

Surcharge investigators who ignore basic principles of the law

Surcharge is a word in the Public Service Act which public officers of the 70s and 80s were familiar with and did not like....

Sustainable Development Goals & Health: Revisiting Alma ATA – A Vision for Public Policy

On 25 September 2015, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a general pledge to “transform our world”...

Minister Morwaeng and Chief Justice reportedly attempted to influence Judge Ketlogetswe

The Sunday Standard newspaper dated August 28-03 September 2022 ran with a story where Judge Gaopalelwe Ketlogetswe bitterly complained to the President through a...

Interest Rate Hike: A popular Inflation antidote or a totally wrong prescription?

If you ask Botswana central bankers if raising Monetary Policy Rate (MoPR) to cool demand as a means of reining on inflation is an...

BCP and AP enjoined in their path of hope against hope!  

At the launch of cooperation talks between the Alliance for Progressives and the Botswana Congress Party, the AP leader Ndaba Gaolathe arrived dressed in...

Beware of the fifth column disguising as political opposition!

It started inside the Lady Khama Community Hall in Serowe on one Sunday of February 2019 where former President Dr Khama was addressing members...

There is Need to Establish Police and Military Tribunal

Recent media reports show that there is an escalation in the number of cases that have gone before the High Court when either police...

Govt, Regulators must enforce appointment of young people to Boards

One of the challenges we have in Botswana is that of the dearth of tried and tested leaders in Boards of companies. The difficulty,...

Katlholo disciplinary hearing appears to have hit a solid brick wall

On 2nd June 2022, government released a press release through which it communicated the fact that the Director General of the Directorate on Corruption...