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Friday 16 February 2018, 16:08 pm.
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 16:08 pm
A prime ministerial misadventure played into the hands of populists and nationalists shattering, perhaps irrevocably, an already imperiled dream of a European super-state...
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 16:00 pm
For the past few weeks after the AU Summit that ran under a theme that called for the “ elimination of corruption in Africa” all eyes turned to South Africa where calls ...
Mon 12 Feb 2018, 17:08 pm
We left off in the plains north of Shoshong in 1863, with the Bangwato defeat of the last Amandebele army to invade their territory.
Fri 09 Feb 2018, 19:33 pm
Two high profile public acts were staged this week; the budget speech and the opening of the legal year. The budget speech is all about how our national life will be fin...
Mon 05 Feb 2018, 13:12 pm
We left off in 1859 with Kgosi Sekgoma having been restored to the Bangwato throne, following the forcible ouster of Matsheng by Bangwato with armed Bakwena assistance.
Fri 02 Feb 2018, 19:03 pm
One of the biggest headaches pounding government would, of course, be employment creation, especially for graduates.
Fri 02 Feb 2018, 13:03 pm
The just ended AU Summit in Addis Ababa was conducted under a very interesting theme: Winning the Fight against Corruption.
Tue 30 Jan 2018, 09:30 am
We left off at GuBulawayo in December 1857 with Nkosi Mzilakazi finally accepting Kgosi Sechele’s request that he free Matsheng (Macheng) aKgama II, who had been held in ...
Fri 26 Jan 2018, 18:59 pm
This past week there was a global outrage over US president Donald Trump’s atrocious remarks in a private meeting where he is alleged to have uttered what many people all...
Fri 26 Jan 2018, 18:59 pm
Two topics are trending, presently. President Khama’s farewell gifts and sex dolls. Don’t worry, there’s no real relationship between them. Only at a legal, philosophical...
Fri 19 Jan 2018, 17:42 pm
I am really saddened by the passing away of Honourable Isaac Davids. My heartfelt condolences to his widow and family. Davids was my client.
Mon 15 Jan 2018, 17:56 pm
During the decade and a half that followed his 1857 detente with Marthinus Pretorius’ South African Republic, i.e. Transvaal Boers, Kgosi Sechele struggled to maintain hi...
Fri 12 Jan 2018, 17:42 pm
So Major 1 is in the news again. The government chose to ban him from the country and now they have de-registered the church he founded.
Fri 22 Dec 2017, 13:32 pm
The happy season is here. We can momentariy put politics behind us. From all corners of our glorious motherland, Batswana will be going home.
Thu 21 Dec 2017, 14:50 pm
It is with so much sorrow and pain as I am sitting here penning my last instalment for Mmegi.
Wed 20 Dec 2017, 18:29 pm
There are many questions.
Mon 18 Dec 2017, 22:37 pm
As we approach the Christmas one may ponder the challenge of living by Jesus’s example. Of course the Bible is full of passages about our sinful nature, e.g. (Romans 3:23...
Thu 14 Dec 2017, 17:40 pm
When considering United States President Donald Trump’s decision to officially recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, we learn many things about him:
Mon 11 Dec 2017, 21:38 pm
“I found amongst the more intelligent men as unexpected interest in the course of English political history, in the passage of power from crown to aristocracy, from arist...
Fri 01 Dec 2017, 16:55 pm
We are into December. Most of us are looking forward to a merry festive season. It is a time for clan and family reunions.
Thu 30 Nov 2017, 17:49 pm
NATO’s military intervention in Libya in 2011 has justifiably earned its place in history as an indictment of Western foreign policy and a military alliance, which since ...
Wed 29 Nov 2017, 18:15 pm
There are of course two problems with a roof – the materials used and the structure which underpins it.
Wed 29 Nov 2017, 18:14 pm
The reality is that Boots, the drug sniffer, is in town.
Mon 27 Nov 2017, 17:23 pm
“One day, the whole of Africa will surely be free and united and when the final tale is told, the significance of George Padmore’s work will be revealed.”- Kwame Nkrumah
Fri 24 Nov 2017, 17:21 pm
A presidential resignation, extracted when the incumbent is under house arrest, and forcefully denied all the tools necessary for the exercise of executive constitutional...
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