Thursday, October 28, 2021

Opinions

Oliphant Mfa should be assisted, not abused!

“…To be blunt, I am calling for a future economic policy which will aggressively discriminate in favour of promoting citizens. If the existing...

Behind the Veil!

Next year marks the bicentenary of the abolition of slavery. For those of you who didn't stay long in school, it means the 200th...

There is need for a Truth Commission on the diamond industry!

Making sense of information recently released by the diamond industry's longtime insiders like former Minerals Minister David Magang and former Debswana senior employee, Todd...

Parliament, not the President, should be responsible for the State of the Nation Address

Lediretse Molake Even though our independence leaders sought to establish a republic and our current leaders profess to be republicans, they have both been...

China, communism and kung fu!

Recently, the Chinese government invited scores of African leaders to a summit in Beijing. It was a momentous occasion for the Chinese. Just like...

A look at Botswana’s future economic prospects – Part I

I should first of all like to express my gratitude for the invitation to address the Botswana Society. The Society has earned a...

Towards a professional foot-balling nation

Dear Editor Of late, the BFA has been under fire with some people calling for the dissolution of the entire leadership. The main argument has...

Dangerous dogs and Botswana Television

Is a dog a working tool or a pet? Increasing rates of break-ins and robberies into homes over the last decade in urban and peri-urban...

The Catalogue and the Fridge!

As adolescent boys growing up, we were fascinated by the catalogue. Back then, there were few clothing shops. As a result, many people bought...

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...