Monday, August 10, 2020

Opinions

DCEC has become yet another wasteful adventure

Those of us who rejoiced and celebrated the arrival of the DCEC as the end of organised and institutionalised white collar corruption have now...

Our leaders lack principle

Governance is a noble exercise. Accordingly, it calls for leaders with a sense of principle, high moral standing and exceptional conviction. It calls for...

Of PEEPA directors and conflict of interest

The articles I wrote in the recent editions of The Sunday Standard have succeeded in attracting a good deal of public interest because of...

BCP statement on Air

On the 28th April 2007, the Botswana Congress Party Central Committee resolved that the issue of the privatization of Air Botswana was of public...

Pension Fund should be investigated

The Chairman of the Botswana Public Officers Pensions Fund, Mr. Nelson Mokgethi, has, since the beginning of this month, been running a multiple paged...

Closure on my traumatised childhood!

For many of us, the highlight of the week was the weekend. Equally, it was a trying time for many youngsters. And...

The nation should rally behind blacklisted MPs against cabinet

Crude attempts by cabinet to turn parliament into a lapdog have to be resisted. It is a moral obligation for all citizens of goodwill to...

Botswana: the case of African miracle turned disaster?

In 2006, I authored an essay, titled “Botswana under siege”, which, apparently, offended some people at the government enclave as was evidenced by their...

BFTU has to fight long and hard for their members

The future looks bleak for Botswana's workforce. Matters are not helped by the fact that trade unions who ordinarily would be the guardians of the...

Farewell Tony Blair.

How enthralled I was on Thursday. I was glued to the television watching history unfold. Finally, the kind of history that will be written...