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Friday 22 June 2018, 13:55 pm.
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 13:55 pm
The other day, I asked my friends why the African child must struggle with a lingual code in order to access knowledge. At the risk of sounding like a pseudo Pan Africani...
Fri 15 Jun 2018, 12:36 pm
I have represented families in disputes over corpses. In one case, the corpse was still in the mortuary for more than a month because a delinquent husband, who had virtua...
Fri 01 Jun 2018, 13:29 pm
I hope you are doing well, Joao. Been thinking of you since I heard the news that you are no longer allowed to set foot in my country again.
Fri 25 May 2018, 14:11 pm
I was in the sleepy village of Mokobeng, the other day, doing charity work with the Madiba Class of '93 (M'93) alumni society. Oh, what a day it was! We took time out to ...
Fri 18 May 2018, 15:33 pm
Congratulations to Judge Dambe on being appointed the first female Judge of the Court of Appeal. Hopefully we will see more women Court of Appeal judges in the near futur...
Fri 11 May 2018, 15:00 pm
The outgone regime was obsessed with adventure tourism. So deep was the obsession that our President could miss an international summit and be seen riding quads or hiking...
Fri 04 May 2018, 13:42 pm
Around this time, last year, a young life came to a tragic end. In the flower of his youth, Steez closed his eyes forever in death. I look back now, just days past the an...
Fri 27 Apr 2018, 13:40 pm
I am a Motswana. By the way I am no choc-ice. I don’t belong with the Benny comes to town variety. The kind that is brown on the outside and white beneath. My moral con...
Fri 20 Apr 2018, 13:36 pm
Once upon a time, our Court of Appeal (CoA) had to decide an appeal whereof a practising attorney, Maame Baffour-Awuah agreed to be interviewed by a newspaper reporter in...
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 13:20 pm
No. It is not all about Sadique Kebonang and the ministry he used to head. Let no one lie to you. I make no comment on whether anyone did anything wrong. The matter is be...
Fri 06 Apr 2018, 12:28 pm
We are at the crossroads. We can gamble with the issue and risk national embarrassment, or we can put our heads together and find a solution while we still can. Thank God...
Thu 29 Mar 2018, 15:15 pm
By the time I write my next column, Lt. Gen. Ian Khama will no longer be this country’s president. I am waiting for April with bated breath. When Sir Ketumile left, I w...
Fri 23 Mar 2018, 22:49 pm
I sat in court the order day awaiting my matter when a divorce matter was called. Just one of the many that make a substantial fraction of the High Court workload. Except...
Fri 16 Mar 2018, 12:38 pm
How often have you heard party members lament the lack of internal party democracy? How often have you heard civil society lament that the voices of the people’s repres...
Fri 09 Mar 2018, 23:22 pm
I have been on Orange contract for quite a while. Save for occasional service disruptions, and a couple of service provision complaints I must state that I have always ha...
Fri 02 Mar 2018, 16:23 pm
We have a problem in our hands. A big one. The people must rise and claim their land back. We cannot continue to be willfully blind to the colonial injustice that is the ...
Fri 23 Feb 2018, 18:34 pm
Our friends can be funny. Very funny, if you ask me. I am talking about our uncles by the main mall. Well, to be fair it could be those by Botswana Unified Revenue Servic...
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 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...
Fri 02 Feb 2018, 19:03 pm
One of the biggest headaches pounding government would, of course, be employment creation, especially for graduates.
Fri 26 Jan 2018, 18:59 pm
Two topics are trending, presently. President Khamas farewell gifts and sex dolls. Dont worry, theres 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.
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.
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.
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