Friday, July 30, 2021

Sunday Standard

Botswana Businesses shun credit, prefers short deposits

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLAThe Financial Stability Council (FSC) has disclosed that businesses are taking on less credit, and while they dominate the share of deposits...

SOEs and Parastatals should pave-way for indigenous producers and their foreign counterparts at the Global EXPO

BY VICTOR BAATWENG This past week the Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) held its annual international trade exhibition dubbed the Global Expo. The...

Botswana rocked by masculinity crisis?

BY MPHO KUHLMANNShortly before his death, University of Botswana sociology lecturer Log Raditlhokwa painted a depressing picture about the state of masculinity in Botswana...

Botswana youths dying to succeed

BY MPHO KUHLMANNIf Rutgers University researcher Julie Livingstone were to draw a facial identikit of Botswana's suicide victim it would most likely be a...

Bail Act: How much will the Bail Act achieve?

BY JOSEPH BALISESuccinctly put, the intentions are, to a great extent, ill-advised and still born, unless proved otherwise once the wheels begin rolling out...

BFA scores own goal over Sebego

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNAThe Botswana Football Association Disciplinary Committee (BFA DC) chairperson, Martin Dingake, has accused the BFA leader Maclean Letshwiti of blatant assault on...

Why are good administrators quitting sport?

BY BOTLHALE KOOTHUPILE“I am retiring from football after serving it for uninterrupted 22 good years as a player, a football coach and FIFA grassroots...

Privatising BMC is a gross mistake

Batswana should stand up and speak against government's decision to privatise Botswana Meat Commission.BMC privatisation, if it happens will be a kind of shakedown...

Botswana politics is a competition of crooks and General Elections are grand finals

Most Batswana acknowledge that the late Dr Kenneth Koma, founder and leader of the Botswana National Front (BNF) for many years, was one of...

Why and How Foreign Party Funding is a Matter of National

By Richard MoleofeBotswana is by far the oldest continuous democracy in Africa as the country will be celebrating fifty three years of independence in...