Saturday, August 15, 2020

Opinions

Joint ventures as way to assist SMEs in becoming globally competitive

This article is intended to help anyone who is an entrepreneur and wants to expand their business in a joint venture (JV) to understand...

Rejoinder to Mino Polelo: a beneficiary of the welfare state!

Last week in The Sunday Standard, Mmino Polelo launched a diatribe against me for my reflections on the threat to the welfare state posed...

Congrats to wives and live-in partners!

It's tough out there! Things are not easy nowadays. I guess we are all worried. But instead of just sitting there ...

Privatising Air Botswana for Improved Service Delivery

Dear Editor,   In your (Sunday Standard) commentary of June 10, 2007, you make a number of negative insinuations regarding the proposed privatisation of Air Botswana....

Going ahead without privatization law facilitates corruption

It is not entirely surprising that Botswana's privatization exercise seems to be wimping out at the very first hurdle. That was always inevitable. It is a...

Of ladies, national pride and Big Brother!

I am unable to sleep. I am dead worried. There is nothing like national pride. People find every reason to take pride in their...

Drift towards economic hard right ill-advised and should be resisted

There is a new lobby in our midst bent on influencing the country towards abandoning its time tested social welfare policy and adopting hard...

We must rethink the idea of a rigid retirement

I find the recent argument that certain people be retired particularly at the age of 45 years, confounding. It also seems to me, that...

The Attorney General is wrong; a second legal opinion

In vesting executive powers in the president, Section 47(1) states quite clearly that such vesting is subject to the provisions of the constitution. Section...

Television and Big Brother.

I love television. I loved television from the moment I saw it. And I first saw it across a fence. For quite...