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Monday, August 19, 2019
The end of the 11th parliament recently saw to an unfulfilled promise from the highest office in the land the repealing of the Media Practitioners Act (MPA) of 2008.
Monday, August 12, 2019
Winter funerals have been on the rise. Although in the majority of cases, the deceased are those who have lived with a chronic condition, many are always reported to have...
Monday, July 29, 2019
The year was 2010, when I got tested on my beliefs, having my eyes opened to the fact that at times activism is all about what the activist has to gain.
Monday, July 22, 2019
Some time back on Travel Channel programme, Househunters International, a young African American flight attendant was featured house hunting in the greater Gaborone. She ...
Monday, July 08, 2019
Some time back on Travel channel programme, Househunters International, a young African American flight attendant was featured house hunting in the greater Gaborone. ...
Monday, June 24, 2019
If he was a brother from our good neighbours, Zimbabwe, he would be called Happiness. The name for ever smiling peaceful children; a blessing, a reason for all that is go...
Monday, June 17, 2019
This past Friday, somewhere in the privacy of a few homes across Botswana and in neighbouring South Africa, a thought must have crossed the mind, and a quiet moment, a pr...
Monday, June 10, 2019
Instead of being a blessing, our 130, 000 plus elephants are proving to be the elephant in the room- a serious problem. With elephants, we are in a catch 22 situation. Ma...
Monday, June 03, 2019
There is Setswana saying that goes Tsholofelo ga e tlhabise ditlhong. There is no shame in hoping for the better, even when things don’t look right. Hope for things to ...
Monday, May 27, 2019
Back in the early 1990s, the newly independent Namibia had a tiff with old Botswana. Up there in the north west of Botswana is patch of land called Sedudu. The Island is ...
Monday, May 20, 2019
Someone recently asked if we are too deep in to fight corruption. Has this cancer that eats through every fabric of society too entrenched to halt its progress, to end it...
Monday, May 13, 2019
The genocide of the Jewish nation in Europe, Germany in particular, almost a century ago did not just happen overnight. Those who carried the devious acts did not just wa...
Monday, April 15, 2019
Unless something drastic happens and President Mokgweetsi Masisi calls early elections, we are six months away to the polls. As per the dictates of the constitution, Bots...
Monday, April 08, 2019
We are in the New Year, time for a fresh new start. In years gone by we would be talking resolutions; losing weight, new business ideas, thinking and talking of all thing...
Monday, April 01, 2019
Two troubling incidents, one in neighbouring South Africa and another here at home, played out on media platforms last week. Though unrelated, the incidents speak to how ...
Monday, March 25, 2019
Last week Thursday, I found myself on the “wrong” side of the debate on GabzFM. Living in rural Botswana where the airwaves are the domain of government media, Radio ...
Monday, March 18, 2019
Two troubling incidents, one in neighbouring South Africa and another here at home, played out on media platforms last week. Though unrelated, the incidents speak to how ...
Monday, March 11, 2019
Friday March 8, marked the international women’s day. The day - not be confused with August 9, the South African women’s day – is commemorated the world over to ob...
Monday, March 04, 2019
As it has become the norm in recent times, this past week was drama filled. From the ruling party elders’ gathering in Serowe where amongst other things the President M...
Monday, February 25, 2019
To say the factional wars of the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) are toxic is an understatement. For us the hungry scribes, the public spats, between President Mok...
Monday, February 18, 2019
Recently at a get-together with colleagues from the Dikgang Publishing Company (DPC) newsroom, as I was sharing my two-thebe worth on the pitfalls of journalism, a young ...
Monday, February 11, 2019
It always surprises me when politicians get surprised when opponents use state machinery to rattle them. Rulers, in Africa especially, are notorious of using security org...
Monday, February 04, 2019
Corruption is a cancer, which even amputation cannot kill. It is a cancer that eats the country from within and only shows its ugly nature when the system is on its knees...
Monday, January 28, 2019
Last week world leaders descended on a small snow-covered Swiss town of Davos for the annual World Economic Forum. Among the 60 heads of state was President Mokgweetsi Ma...
Monday, January 21, 2019
As I write this, the drama that unfolded Tuesday night at Sir Seretse Khama Airport, being the arrest of the former spy chief, Colonel Isaac Kgosi, was still trending. A ...

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