Sunday, August 1, 2021

Opinions

Some lessons for the BCP

A few weeks ago, immediately after the budget speech, I attended a BCP press conference at which their leader, Gilson Saleshando, literally ransacked and...

Article headline contradicts essence of the message

The Editor Sunday Standard The Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture would like to respond to an article which appeared on the front page of your...

How to get rid of varsity bandits

Once upon a time, we thought we could change the world. I suppose an inflated sense of our worth had a lot to...

Mugabe needs to be closely monitored

I do not know what to do about the Government of National Unity in Zimbabwe. I do not know what to say about Robert Mugabe. I...

Kgatleng District Council should be called to order

This past week, the government owned Botswana Daily News ran a front page story that the Kgatleng District Council prohibits the sale of condoms...

Close the university!

I just love the government. Which man would not love the government? Okay I concede that the varsity students are not so happy with...

Global recession and the 2009/10 budget – another look

Introduction The theme of the 2009 budget speech is “Turning Challenges into Opportunities - Building on the Achievements of NDP 9”. This theme reflects...

As presently composed the Intelligence Tribunal is indefensible

Nothing depresses like a sudden realisation that the biggest threat to our democracy comes from the people who are, at least by law, supposed...

Hate upon them!

Have you ever hated someone so bad you wished ill upon them? The last time I had such a morbid feeling was ages ago....

The case for a Presidential Election!

Stories emerging from the BDP Central Committee meeting held this past Monday have left many shocked, more surprised and even traumatised by the latest...