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Friday 26 May 2017, 15:47 pm.
Fri 26 May 2017, 15:47 pm
Short Story Day Africa (SSDA) is opening for submissions on June 1, 2017 for this year’s competition. They’ll be accepting submissions until July 31.
Fri 26 May 2017, 15:17 pm
How well do you know your rights as a consumer? In fact, did you even know that you had any rights? I think it’s time to remind ourselves of some of our rights, the right...
Fri 26 May 2017, 15:12 pm
I was on the verge of writing something on the magistracy when one media person asked if I had a view on media endorsement of political party candidates.
Fri 26 May 2017, 15:12 pm
Africa Day is the annual commemoration of the May 25, 1963 foundation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) which is now known as the African Union (AU). The day is ...
Wed 24 May 2017, 16:16 pm
It was still the age of innocence before diamond money came through the system, a different society and a different time.
Wed 24 May 2017, 16:16 pm
The Botswana Movement for democracy (BMD) is in a constitutional turmoil and abyss.
Tue 23 May 2017, 17:36 pm
President Ian Khama became President not through a democratic election process, but by appointment by his predecessor, who was himself appointed by his predecessor under ...
Mon 22 May 2017, 16:09 pm
‘Rramokonopi wabo Kgosidintsi, otlhotse akonopano le Poulwe; erile motshegare Poulwe alapa, gasala gokonopa Rramokopi. Kwena, utla hutshe ya ngwana wa Leburu, obontshe ba...
Mon 22 May 2017, 16:09 pm
There is this notion in people’s minds of the natural strength in the society today. The strength to handle challenges and hardship of life, the strength to face all mena...
Mon 22 May 2017, 16:09 pm
Mmegi’s news report of the inability of the Thamaga Primary Hospital to provide help to those who most desperately needed it must have appalled all who read it.
Fri 19 May 2017, 12:27 pm
For some reason the fight for freedom in South Africa has overshadowed many similar movements in Southern Africa, especially Namibia. In some ways the fight for freedom f...
Fri 19 May 2017, 12:27 pm
Every first week of February, while the law society staff are polishing the roll of non-compliant attorneys, the Chief Justice and his charges are preparing for the openi...
Fri 19 May 2017, 12:27 pm
What impact would it have if your computer stopped working? What about your business? If every computer in your business stopped functioning, could you continue? Would yo...
Thu 18 May 2017, 15:47 pm
America created and supports ISIS, al-Nusra and likeminded terrorist groups in Syria, the Middle East and elsewhere. No United States (US) cooperation with Russia exists ...
Wed 17 May 2017, 12:03 pm
In 2015, I read in one of the British journals, past Tory Premier, Edward Heath, 1970-1974, deceased in 2005, was being investigated posthumously for sexual abuse crimes...
Mon 15 May 2017, 16:35 pm
One afternoon, some years ago when I was still at high school, I was walking home after visiting my grandmother’s house, on the other side of the village.
Mon 15 May 2017, 16:35 pm
In the days that immediately followed their 17th of August 1852 massacre at Maanwane, Commandant-General Scholtz’s Marico commando skirmished with Mosielele’s retreating ...
Mon 15 May 2017, 16:35 pm
One page in last Wednesday’s issue of Mmegi provided two remarkably contrasting views. The first suggested that the Government could save millions of pula were it to abol...
Fri 12 May 2017, 11:55 am
I am not sure if writer’s block exists or not. In my experience, I do have instances where I cannot seem to write, but with a little mental interrogation I can usually un...
Fri 12 May 2017, 11:41 am
We get a lot of people contacting us with complaints and we’re used to the emotions by now. We can cope with the anxiety, disappointment and confusion consumers are exper...
Thu 11 May 2017, 17:12 pm
I am temporarily off Facebook. Beware. Facebook consumes precious time better spent on real relationships. This week I almost reconsidered though. I am missing out on Maj...
Thu 11 May 2017, 15:34 pm
For the past five years I have written over 150 newspaper articles as a columnist for different media houses on issues that are based of my beloved academic field of Inte...
Wed 10 May 2017, 15:46 pm
At Independence the country had three towns, Gaborone, Francistown and Lobatse, all on the railway line, all on freehold land and all having a significant number of Europ...
Wed 10 May 2017, 15:46 pm
I have done several murder trials and have been fortunate enough not to have a client sentenced to hang by the neck until he or she dies. I am not looking forward to that...
Tue 09 May 2017, 16:09 pm
The definition of democracy as given to us, by Abraham Lincoln the American President who ignited the civil war for slave emancipation is: Government of the people by the...
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