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Friday, November 08, 2019
The Serowe Consensus: A concerted, resourceful push marshalled by Ian Khama and company, and endorsed by a culturally and politically conservative section, initially to o...
Friday, November 01, 2019
The Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) has successfully pushed the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) out of its historic stronghold in Serowe.
Friday, November 01, 2019
Botswana has enjoyed peaceful transitions of power from one President to another for the past five decades.
Monday, October 28, 2019
This has been a great battle, one of the most intense in fact.
Friday, October 18, 2019
As elections draw closer, the nation has been gripped, week after week, by electoral constituency debates that revealed a very funny, entertaining yet sad state of affa...
Friday, October 11, 2019
It is 6pm on October 22, 2019, the eve of elections.
Friday, October 04, 2019
External relations of Botswana's political parties have become a subject of intense scrutiny and debate.
Friday, September 27, 2019
As posited in the first instalment of this two-part series, it is critical for the health of our democracy that we closely examine the official opposition and its ideas...
Friday, September 27, 2019
Tshekedi Khama's departure from the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) isn't a significant moment in isolation. It is one of a series of moments for Botswana, the Serowe con...
Friday, September 20, 2019
The Umbrella for Democratic Change's (UDC) electoral manifesto is no doubt a well-researched, well-written piece of their electoral agenda.
Friday, September 13, 2019
Concern about the scarcity of jobs, not just jobs but good jobs is fuelling interest in labour-market interventions from political parties.
Friday, September 13, 2019
'Oh boy, another "new" political party!', voters must think. But political parties are good for democracy. Multiparty democracy is healthy, ideal and should be desired,...
Monday, September 09, 2019
Global temperatures have been uncharacteristically at an all-time high. Severe food and water shortages and floods plague Africa, Asia and Latin America, causing climate ...
Friday, September 06, 2019
In the 2014 general election, the Botswana Movement for Democracy, (BMD) and its coalition partners were the biggest threat to the Botswana Democratic Party's (BDP) five ...
Friday, August 30, 2019
Fears of State and political capture are gripping the country’s social and political discourse. Steve Harvey and President Masisi’s Gaborone townhall is sendi...
Monday, August 26, 2019
How are politicians to behave when, having found themselves in fundamental disagreement with each other before, and loathed each other’s politics, now find themse...
Friday, August 23, 2019
President of Botswana’s Alliance for Progressives (AP), Ndaba Gaolathe, was recently on South Africa’s Radio 702 on the Eusebius Mckaiser show, where he was...
Monday, August 19, 2019
Concern about the scarcity of jobs, not just jobs but good jobs is fuelling interest in labour-market interventions from political parties.
Friday, August 16, 2019
Despite the rising wave of populism across the world and the damage populists have done in both the East and the West, voters are increasingly falling for populist rhet...
Friday, August 09, 2019
With less than three months to go before Botswana’s national election, the country finds itself bombarded from all sides by different crises of different proportion...
Friday, June 07, 2019
We should not ignore what just happened in Serowe.
Friday, October 19, 2018
The modern President has to be countless things that are not spelled out in the Constitution. He or she has to be a cheerleader for the nation, an international peacemake...
Friday, September 21, 2018
When it comes to democracy, Botswana and China have a paradoxical relationship. The former is an award winning, world renowned African democracy while the latter is an in...
Friday, May 18, 2018
I was six when Ian Khama entered politics as Vice President, and 16 years old when he ascended to the Botswana Presidency. The euphoria around Ian Khama's rise to the Pre...
Friday, April 06, 2018
2018 has been nothing short of surprises, especially on the Korean peninsula. After years of internal power consolidation, purges, heated exchanges with the rest of the w...

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