Friday, June 18, 2021

Opinions

A nice job for Tawana!

Hooray my babe is back. The girl is back home. I missed her triumphant homecoming because I was sick in hospital. Well not...

Government must renew its commitment to fight corruption

Over the years, the Botswana government has gone to extraordinary lengths to strengthen the public institutions of democracy. That is indeed commendable given that Botswana...

Can somebody please tell us the situation with our foreign reserves?

A lot has been said about the global economic meltdown, the credit crunch and how the Western governments are frantically running all over the...

Mbeki frustrated by own failure to mediate

Under normal circumstances a mediator in a crisis is chosen because of his fairness, closeness to the people he should be bringing together and...

BDP – lessons from the Pono Moatlhodi saga

Against the emotional trauma he is going through, there is one thing the current BDP MP for Tonota South, Pono Moatlhodi, should not hesitate...

MPs have to be answerable to the electorate, not to the party

There is a deep level of insincerity, even dishonesty, with the way the BDP Central Committee is conducting itself with regard to its demotion...

Sleeping with the BDP might just save democracy

Spencer Mogapi of the Watchdog Column in the Sunday Standard comments that ‘only a BDP split can deliver us from the arrogance that is...

In defence of the BNF

Of late, the BNF and its leader, Comrade Otsweletse Moupo, have been subjected to a barrage of criticism and unfounded attacks made by the...

Letter to President Obama (part 2)

Mr President, now the hard work is about to begin. Being president of America is not child's play. There are so many responsibilities that...

The shades of dictatorship!

The full story behind events that led to the BDP recalling Member of Parliament for Tonota, Pono Moatlhodi, as their candidate in next year's...