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Thursday 22 June 2017, 18:23 pm.
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...
Fri 24 Feb 2017, 16:46 pm
Let’s revisit a 2014 presentation by a Ghanaian Professor of Law, Kwasi Prempeh when he lamented the corrupt state of African politics. “Politics is now business in Ghana...
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:42 am
A week ago, the Director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo, used his first trip abroad to present Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef with the CIA’s highest award for fi...
Fri 10 Feb 2017, 11:23 am
To say that there are many things regarding United States governance that puzzle me would be an understatement. It has been reported that the U.S. threatened ‘severe step...
Fri 03 Feb 2017, 17:01 pm
Donald Trump’s travel ban on refugees and visitors from seven Muslim countries entering the US makes a terrorist attack on Americans at home or abroad more rather than le...
Fri 27 Jan 2017, 15:57 pm
Last Friday I was one of the millions of curious spectators who watched Donald Trump’s inaugural address. Interestingly in that inaugural address, President Trump like h...
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...
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...
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...
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