Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Opinions

Our obsession with foreign investments hindering progress

This week, the Minister of Local Government, Margaret Nasha, made a very important announcement that, in many respects, is very relevant to the lives...

Letter to Old Man

Greetings, Old Man. It has been a while. I am sure you have been wondering where I am. I am still alive and kicking....

Our democracy has become a sorry spectacle

After 40 years of political independence - a little less than ten years from 2016 - there should be worry about the shape of...

The time to legalise prostitution is now

Every time I think of this topic, I think of the pros and cons and now, after some research, I think I can tackle...

Electoral reforms can wait until sanity comes back

The increasing fascination with Proportional Representation by opposition political parties should be looked at more as a strategy for survival than a genuine concern...

Goodbye communism, hello money!

I have a New Year resolution. I have decided to make it big. This is the year. Yep, the year to make so much...

Things fall apart for BNF

The incessant struggles within the Botswana National Front, as witnessed by the current quagmire over the Gaborone mayoral elections and the bare knuckled fights...

Peacekeepers as predators: UN sex crimes

It reads like a runaway bestseller of Hollywood fiction or, more realistically, a Nuremberg dossier: crimes against humanity. “He shot pornographic videos in his home,...

Government should not feel humiliated over the CKGR

It is very important that a long lasting settlement is reached between Basarwa of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve and Government. Such a settlement is...

Comrades, you are warned!Comrades, you are warned!

For a small country, this place is doing quite nicely. Some locals may well be surprised to learn that they live in a small...