Mmegi Blogs :: Global Politics
<-- END: MMEGI HEADER -->
Banners
Banners
Banners
Banners
Banners
Last Updated
Friday 18 August 2017, 15:46 pm.
Thu 17 Aug 2017, 11:24 am
For many years that I have been following international politics, I have always harboured that belief that the media’s role is to inform and enlighten, to be the eyes and...
Thu 10 Aug 2017, 16:40 pm
With the controversy surrounding the Dalai Lama visit to Botswana gaining momentum, I took time to go through some historical archives and talk with some history scholars...
Thu 03 Aug 2017, 12:37 pm
For the past few months, there has been contradicting views from many Batswana with regard to the impending visit by his holiness the Dalai Lama to Botswana.
Thu 27 Jul 2017, 15:48 pm
With wars and uprisings going on around the world, from Somalia, Yemen, Palestine to Syria, it is very important to take a closer look at US policy in the Middle East and...
Thu 20 Jul 2017, 15:46 pm
Some few months back, I watched a nationwide “March Against Sharia” rallies in the United States (US) that brought an unholy alliance of far-right actors into the streets...
Thu 13 Jul 2017, 17:01 pm
This past week I have been observing international political events from the G20 Summit, North Korean missile test, the Syrian crisis and a host of others so as to prepar...
Thu 06 Jul 2017, 18:55 pm
In cities and towns across the world, from New Delhi to New York the socio-political policies that led to the Grenfell Tower disaster in west London are being repeated; ...
Thu 29 Jun 2017, 16:30 pm
This week I have deliberately decided to break from the usual norm of discussing international politics to pay tribute to the man who shaped my academic and intellectual ...
Thu 22 Jun 2017, 18:23 pm
In a context of almost total indifference, marked by outright hostility, representatives of over a hundred of the world’s least powerful countries are currently opening a...
Thu 15 Jun 2017, 16:05 pm
have for the past few years been studying Botswana’s economic decision making and with many recent developments I am now fully convinced that indeed our country is fast m...
Thu 08 Jun 2017, 16:07 pm
Two weeks ago I was invited to the Gabz Fm studio by Brother Gabriel Rasengwatse, the host of the midweek morning show where we discussed the burning issue of terrorism, ...
Thu 01 Jun 2017, 17:04 pm
On November 20, 2015, two jihadi militants attacked the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, Mali, seizing about 100 hostages and leaving bodies strewed across the building. Whe...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
Thu 04 May 2017, 16:50 pm
This week, I had a rare opportunity to listen to one finest author and political analyst giving an interesting analysis on an online radio station of Donald Trump’s first...
Fri 28 Apr 2017, 14:31 pm
US authorities are reported to have prepared charges to seek the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. This overreach of US Government toward a publisher, whose pri...
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 13:28 pm
Washington has never made any effort to conceal its contempt for North Korea. In the 64 years since the war ended, the US has done everything in its power to punish, humi...
Thu 13 Apr 2017, 15:30 pm
I suspect that when human beings started gathering in larger groups, creating more complex societies, those who were deemed to be poorer residents became objects of deris...
Fri 07 Apr 2017, 17:07 pm
This past Tuesday, Botswana welcomed former president of the United States of America (USA) who is on a two day visit with his wife Laura Bush.
Fri 31 Mar 2017, 16:25 pm
Western Sahara is a region on North Africa’s Atlantic Coast bordering Morocco and Mauritania. It was colonised by Spain in 1884 and remained part of the Spanish Kingdom f...
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 13:39 pm
Vijay Prasad, an Indian writer mentioned that Apartheid is a powerful word, with evocations of the South African experience and with implications of crimes against humani...
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 16:28 pm
This past Monday was Commonwealth Commemoration Day when Britain’s former colonies supposedly “unite” in celebration of their “shared history, mutual cooperation and unde...
Fri 10 Mar 2017, 15:43 pm
This month of March until April many activists all the world over will commemorate what is known as Israeli Apartheid Week in solidarity with the Palestinian Solidarity ...
Fri 03 Mar 2017, 15:53 pm
Israel has created a terrible problem which it is incapable of solving. That is why it has always been the case that the United States must pretty much dictate a solution...
Banners
Exchange Rates
FOREIGN EXCHANGE: Friday, 18 Aug 2017
FOREIGN / PULA
PULA / FOREIGN
1 USD = Pula   10.2354
1 GBP = Pula   13.1926
1 EUR = Pula   12.0048
1 YEN = Pula   0.0936
1 ZAR = Pula   0.7721
1 Pula = USD   0.0977
1 Pula = GBP   0.0758
1 Pula = EUR   0.0833
1 Pula = YEN   10.68
1 Pula = ZAR   1.2951
have a story? Send us a Tip
Banners
  • Previous
    The Hitman
    Next
    Masa Centre
    ::: Friday 18 Aug - Thursday 24 Aug :::
    The Hitman's Bodyguard
    Annabelle: Creation
    Detroit
    The Son of Bigfoot
    Girls Trip
  • Previous
    Detroit
    Next
    Riverwalk
    ::: Friday 18 Aug - Thursday 24 Aug :::
    Detroit
    The Hitman's Bodyguard
    The Son of Bigfoot
    Baby Driver
    Girls Trip
  • Previous
    Annabelle: Creation
    Next
    Gamecity
    ::: Friday 18 Aug - Thursday 24 Aug :::
    Annabelle: Creation
    The Hitman's Bodyguard
    Detroit
    The Son of Bigfoot
    Snatched
    Girls Trip
Selefu
Trump
Banners
Banners