Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Opinions

The obduracy of the SA government has forced Botswana government to hire Gerrie Nel

The Botswana government has hired the services of Afriforum lawyer, Gerrie Nel to help in the legal battle against the obstinate South...

Why bad things happen to good organizations and what is to be done: the case of Duma Boko’s toxic leadership style

The recent story about UDC rented witnesses who are now demanding payment for the false testimony that they were supposed to give...

The ugly side of the Covid-19 Task Force: Ramotswa and Block 8 incidences

The Covid-19 Task Force which is at the forefront of managing and containing the Covid-19 pandemic has, generally speaking, done fairly well...

We should learn to live with coronavirus

In exasperation with lockdown, I have heard this argument being thrown around by some. Those who have shared it have not fully...

Botswana on a wing and a prayer!

Botswana still needs God. Getting things in order has become like a wild goose chase – more or less. The more things...

Covid-19 pandemic; Botswana not out of the woods yet!

Infectious diseases have been around since time immemorial! Even some of the biblical plagues may have been due to infections. The deadliest...

Sandy Grant: Memoirs on Botswana’s Development

Last week I received a soft copy of a recently published book by one of the pioneering developers of this country. After...

What was the objective of our liberation?

Why were these freedom fighters: Robert Sobukwe, Zeph Mothopeng, Jafta Masemola and many others imprisoned. Why were these freedom fighters Onkgopotse Tiro,...

The UDC should take advantage of the BDP’s harrowing misfortunes and stop blaming the voters!

It is generally believed that the period shortly after a general election is important in separating chancers from serious contenders to the...

BDP and BNF ineptitudes conspiring to put BCP and Dumelang Saleshando aloft

Dumelang Saleshando is in his element.In fact he has been since coming back into parliament as official Leader of Opposition and presumptive...