Friday, July 30, 2021

Opinions

Is the death penalty really effective?

Thanks to Saddam Hussein, I no longer have any strong inclination towards the death penalty. It comes across as a hellishly sad and downright...

Moupo: betrayed or simply a turncoat?

It is the day of the launching of a Council candidate in Old Naledi, a ward of the downtrodden of Gaborone. Moupo, who has...

GOPs and GONGOs: Conspiracy against democracy

This commentary adopts the standpoint that one of the tragic aberrations afflicting Botswana, which might eventually contribute to its decline, is that our fatigued...

May God help PEEPA in their thankless assignment

This week, Joshua Galeforolwe, the Chief Executive of PEEPA (government privatization agency), took some of his time to go out of his way to...

Court judgment – a victory for Botswana

It is too soon to give a proper analysis of the High Court judgment about Basarwa rights in the CKGR. At the time I...

Killing the goose that lays the golden egg

The number of conflicting statements issued from time to time by people in leadership positions, amongst whom are legislators on the issue of expatriates...

A closer look at the national intelligence agency

While I appreciate the concerns raised by some civic leaders and politicians, I find it proper and just to make a brief clarification on...

Why Botswana is the Promised Land for criminals

I am appalled. Many would be shocked to learn, as I was during a crime awareness walk recently, that there are about 6 000...

Botswana loses score on corruption index

December 9, 2006, marks the World Anti Corruption Day. With this day in mind Transparency International Botswana would like to send a message and share...

UB should revamp the beleaguered Humanities

The excitement of graduating has clouded many from seeing the relevance of certain academic programmes, or lack thereof, in present day Botswana and indeed...