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Friday 20 January 2017, 14:33 pm.
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:33 pm
Occasionally I write poetry, but I’m not well schooled in the form. I like to read poetry slowly, perhaps a poem before sleeping or when I wake in the morning so I can th...
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:29 pm
Last week, I showed why in reality badimo (gods) were the same beings as bo-dimo (giants) – which, indeed, is why they are so similarly named. But sadly for us, we have e...
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:29 pm
The Department of Prisons and Rehabilitation has a dark cloud hanging over it. For any prison warder, success is when you do not experience prison breaks.
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:28 pm
The government lied to the people Selebi-Phikwe and Botswana about the real reasons for the closure of the BCL mine. The mine is now under provisional liquidation and the...
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:28 pm
In his interview with Press TV, Professor James Petras gave some intellectual insights on the sheer power and resilience shown by one of the globally hated extremist grou...
Thu 19 Jan 2017, 16:35 pm
These are the sentimental words that came from the late boxing legend Muhammad Ali. Making your days count involves doing a good deed each day, not only to yourself, but ...
Wed 18 Jan 2017, 16:28 pm
The news that recent heavy rains in Moshupa had caused a bridge there to collapse gave me much cause for thought. The government has recently spent many millions construc...
Wed 18 Jan 2017, 16:12 pm
E ne e rile pele ga malatsi a botsalo jwa Morena, basimane ba tsewa ke Khudugo ba ya Lenatong, go ya go mo thusa koo. Tiro e tona, e ne e le go agelela tshimo, ka e ne e ...
Tue 17 Jan 2017, 15:47 pm
Oftentimes I feel dejected and disconsolate about my continent, Africa. I peep next door, I see uncle Bob still hanging on to power with grim determination. He will turn ...
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 17:03 pm
We had previously noted that in 1842, from his new base in Bulawayo, the Amandebele Nkosi Mzilakazi had sent his army south into Botswana to punish the three Dikgosi who ...
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 17:03 pm
I am often called pessimistic and skeptical, even crazy, for the opinions I express in this column. I believe that will continue even in 2017. One thing I am not, and thi...
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 09:25 am
The 50th anniversary was the ideal opportunity to re-examine and challenge the major issues of past years. As far as I know, however, only Professor Part Mgadla seized th...
Fri 13 Jan 2017, 16:15 pm
The United States (US) has become a more isolated, insulated and hateful place following the devastating election of Donald Trump as president.
Fri 13 Jan 2017, 15:29 pm
In my last article before the festive break, I unpacked who in reality badimo are and promised to show how and why they were the same beings as bo-dimo…which is why they ...
Fri 13 Jan 2017, 15:27 pm
Last year the BDF was immersed in the jubilee celebrations of the country. Of course there is no country in the world that does not show case the abilities and strength o...
Fri 13 Jan 2017, 15:27 pm
The year 2017 will be politically busy; there are elective congresses for the ruling party and one opposition party, opposition leaders are expected to announce their pre...
Fri 13 Jan 2017, 15:27 pm
The principle of government by the people for the people has been subsumed by the will of some African leaders to cling to power. Africa has seen most of its leaders rema...
Thu 12 Jan 2017, 17:10 pm
It is the beginning of the year and everybody is waiting to see what the future holds for them. One thing certain is that each year comes with its own set of changes, bot...
Wed 11 Jan 2017, 16:15 pm
Over the recent holiday, I learnt from the internet that Mike Faber had died in February 2015. It seemed important to me that his many friends here who, like myself may n...
Wed 11 Jan 2017, 16:15 pm
Motswana o tshedile botshelo jotlhe jwa gagwe ka temo. Pele o ne a lemela go itshetsa, ene le bana ba bone.
Fri 23 Dec 2016, 12:28 pm
Things happened so fast this past Friday. With the issuance of a warrant of arrest for Botswana Defence Force Commander for failing to comply with a court order that requ...
Fri 23 Dec 2016, 12:26 pm
The year 2016 has been a very busy one for Parliament. Policies and laws have passed through Parliament and not passed by the legislature.
Fri 23 Dec 2016, 12:23 pm
Last week, I deemed it necessary to begin this miniseries with a short but necessary background overview. Therein, I noted that there is a plethora of evidence – nay: pro...
Fri 23 Dec 2016, 12:18 pm
War is a failure of diplomacy and one of the darkest sides of the human race, something we as a people should be avoiding at all costs. Unfortunately this world has a sys...
Wed 21 Dec 2016, 22:59 pm
It cost a load, but it will presumably do the job it is required to do - so where’s the problem? Especially as this bridge, as with so many others in this country, can o...
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