Tuesday, September 28, 2021

The Telegraph

Beneficiaries use poverty eradication package to buy water

By Reuben Pitse  Water crisis that has hit the country in recent months is forcing some Batswana in the Kgalagadi District to use goats from...

Councillors up against failing poverty eradication projects

By Basadi Morokotso The Maun Administration Authority (MAA) Sub Council is accused of failing to monitor projects awarded to poverty eradication beneficiaries.North West District councilors...

DIS detains Somali refugees

Francistown High Court Judge, Professor Kholisani Solo on Monday released two Somali refugees, Bashir Issa Abdi and Faisal Issa Ali from prison after they...

Construction of Gerald Secondary School behind schedule

Construction of the long awaited Gerald Secondary School in Francistown is behind schedule. It was halted due to unavailability of an Environmental Impact Assessment...

Boko calls for law regulating electoral expenditure

Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) President Duma Boko has said as a way of curbing a culture where a party in power uses state...

Suspension of research permits in the Okavango stalls UN aided work

The recent decision to suspend research permits,film permits and photographic permits in game reserves, national monuments and national parks has stalled a United Nations...

Current water and power cuts are symptoms of our corrupt system!

In my last instalment, I made a promise to desist from dwelling on negative issues, which have come to characterise modern day Botswana. I...

Patriotism must remain above partisan politics

There are times when the sense of reckless entitlement among corporate heads of quasi-governmental institutions prompts ordinary citizens to ask for the fundamental re-definition...

There is more to language development than mother tongue instruction

While the mother tongue education has attracted much attention, in particular amongst language activists, opposition politicians and certain academics, I believe it is not...

No honour in not knowing your language

It still gets to me. Yes, it still shocks me terribly that there are still intelligent people in our society who think it is...