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Friday 22 March 2019, 13:01 pm.
Fri 22 Mar 2019, 13:01 pm
Over the past week there was a row over the President’s use of the coinage, "Motswana wa Sekei". Some considered the coinage divisive. They argued, forcefully that it s...
Fri 22 Mar 2019, 13:01 pm
In 1991 Vice President Peter Mmusi recommended a commission of inquiry on Land Boards. The findings formed a recipe for a crisis putting the BDP in perilous times.
Fri 22 Mar 2019, 13:00 pm
Batswana ka go farologana ba a tle ba lele ka gore metse ya bone e saletse kwa morago, ga e na ditlhabololo. Bangwe ba re, metse e mengwe e tshwana le motse mongwe, o bao...
Mon 18 Mar 2019, 13:12 pm
“Earning his father’s respect, Sebele II crossed the oceans and went to war. There he behaved like other soldiers with humbleness and respect for others. He fought ea...
Mon 18 Mar 2019, 13:12 pm
On March 14, 2019, in a Court hearing that lasted well beyond 5pm, the High Court of Botswana, with a full bench of three Judges, heard an application made by an Applican...
Mon 18 Mar 2019, 13:12 pm
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 ...
Mon 18 Mar 2019, 13:12 pm
A recent conversation with a new friend inspired me to write this week’s article. She was telling me that she is ready to leave drinking, smoking and fornication and tu...
Fri 15 Mar 2019, 13:46 pm
We have a very backward unwritten prosecutorial policy that clings to the false principle that the justice is only achieved when an offender is behind bars. We cannot dea...
Fri 15 Mar 2019, 13:46 pm
Columnist’s Note: The calm under African skies was shattered on Sunday March 10, 2019 when Ethiopian Airlines fly-machine crashed just after take-off from Addis Ababa. ...
Fri 15 Mar 2019, 13:46 pm
E a re nako nngwe go iketlilwe, go tserwe dikgang, e re fa mongwe a ka re ga a leme, ga a a rua, Batswana bangwe ba hakgamale ba botse gore, motho yoo, o tshela jang, a ...
Mon 11 Mar 2019, 12:18 pm
Conversations on ‘sex’ in many homes are largely non-existent. This is despite the fact that we come from a largely pluralistic community, with some who view themselv...
Mon 11 Mar 2019, 12:17 pm
We left off in 1917 with Sebele II a-Kealeboga and the other members of the Bechuanaland Company of the South African Native Labour Contingent (SANLC) in France.
Mon 11 Mar 2019, 12:17 pm
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...
Mon 11 Mar 2019, 12:17 pm
This week I am answering a question that is personal to me right now. Does God offer rest amidst our busy schedules?
Fri 08 Mar 2019, 13:04 pm
There is a great deal of discontent in our Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) dominated parliament. The cup of discontent is overflowing; there is mutiny in the ranks. The P...
Fri 08 Mar 2019, 12:59 pm
Social media erupted last week with five video recordings of Botswana Police Services (BPS) officers receiving monies amounting to nothing more than P400 each.
Fri 08 Mar 2019, 12:59 pm
A e re le gompieno re ikgate motlhala re bue ka moletlo ole wa ngwao o re neng ra utlwa fa o a tle o tshwarwe kwa Shoshong. Nako ele re ne ra utlwa gore, moletlo o, o tsh...
Mon 04 Mar 2019, 14:11 pm
We left off in 1916 with Sebele a Kealeboga ending his quasi-exile in Gauteng by agreeing to lead members of his Mathubantwa mophato to Europe as part of the South Africa...
Mon 04 Mar 2019, 14:10 pm
"The most well-established environmental determinant of levels of violence is the scale of income differences between rich and poor. More unequal societies tend to be mor...
Mon 04 Mar 2019, 14:10 pm
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...
Mon 04 Mar 2019, 14:05 pm
A thought provoking question was posed to me this week. Through the example of Jesus, we see a leader who didn’t lead by being served but rather by serving others.
Fri 01 Mar 2019, 12:07 pm
"Prophet" Lukau of Alleluia International Church claims to have resurrected a man from the dead. It is a load of nonsense. One gets the feeling that there is a race amon...
Fri 01 Mar 2019, 12:07 pm
Yesterday the BDP celebrated 57 years amidst little fanfare. So consumed is the party in its internal wrangling that the significance of the milestone flew past unnoticed...
Fri 01 Mar 2019, 12:07 pm
E a re ba bua ka botshelo ba re, ga bo a ema golo go le gongwefela, bo a fetoga. Fa go buiwa jaana, go a bo go sa lejwa fela botshelo jwa go hema mowa wa Modimo.
Mon 25 Feb 2019, 14:07 pm
Previously, we observed that from the late 1890s Bakwena males, along with other Batswana, had been driven en masse into employment at the South African mines due to econ...
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