Thursday, October 28, 2021

Opinions

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...

The reshuffle has outflanked both the opposition and BDP factionalists

I had resolved not to go back to the theme of cabinet reshuffle anytime in the near future. One had imagined the recent reports of...

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...