Friday, July 30, 2021

Opinions

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...

The BNF’s historical contribution to democracy: A rebuttal on ideology and financial disclosure

In a rare moment of intellectual faux pas, Spencer Mogapi writes (The Sunday Standard, Oct 29 - Nov 4): “ has to refine the...

How Trade Unions create a hostile environment

“Communication will transform the Siamese twins into triplets” ...

Trade Unions operating in a hostile environment

In his article published in the Sunday Standard for the week 17 ÔÇô 23 September 2006, Blazer Ntshiamisang, remarks that in the third world,...