Saturday, April 4, 2020

Opinions

Towards a professional foot-balling nation

Dear Editor Of late, the BFA has been under fire with some people calling for the dissolution of the entire leadership. The main argument has...

Dangerous dogs and Botswana Television

Is a dog a working tool or a pet? Increasing rates of break-ins and robberies into homes over the last decade in urban and peri-urban...

The Catalogue and the Fridge!

As adolescent boys growing up, we were fascinated by the catalogue. Back then, there were few clothing shops. As a result, many people bought...

Khama has to be seen to be fair to all inside the BDP!

Recent reports on statements attributed to Ian Khama during his trip to Nata in the Sebina/Gweta constituency go a long way to prove that...

The BNF has become a laughing stock

As the saying goes, for the Botswana National Front it never rains, it pours. It's now a forgone conclusion that for the country's official...

Open mindedness will resolve the CKGR impasse

In his state of the nation address this past Monday, President Festus Mogae reaffirmed his government's commitment to media freedom, freedom of expression and...

The great debate on diamonds, politics and mining companies

I write this article with trepidation. My trepidation comes not from the fact that this essay is an insight into the relationship between politics...

Of Loose Canon, racism and Jacob Zuma!

Over the past few weeks we, at The Sunday Standard, have received a lot of feed back about the Loose Canon column that dealt...

Taxi industry needs effective regulation and now!

During the National Development Plan 8 (NDP 8) preparations, in particular at the National District Development Conference in 1996, commenting on the then Ministry...

Agriculture can still be revived

A number of studies have shown that since a little before independence, agriculture in Botswana started on a process of a downward spiral from...