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Joris Voorhoeve
  • Seamless Business Environment Needed Post-COVID

    The country was also classified as the least corrupt in the world with strong anti-graft checks and balances. With these assurances, investors were guaranteed safety on their investments and returns. That is no longer the case. Several countries like...

  • End Of SoE May Spell Beginning Of Sleepless Nights

    While the announcement by President Mokgweetsi Masisi during the National Address on COVID-19 on Friday clearly stated that the nation will be exiting the SoE, at the end of September 2021, it has been great and welcome news.However, many companies...

  • Impose Stricter Regulations, Lift Alcohol Ban

    While the current ban is strictly on the sale of alcohol locally, many people were not aware that one is not restricted from crossing into the country with the allowed quantities of alcoholic beverages from their trips to neighbouring countries.Those...

  • Sports Excellence Needs To Be Rewarded

    We will be looking forward to seeing you, your coaches and indeed colleagues you travelled with to Kenya, be rewarded by the government and the private sector.After sending Batswana to the Olympics for the last 40 years, it was only in 2012 that we...

  • Schools Closure Extension Welcome, But....

    Fast forward! August 17 has arrived, but there still does not seem to be a plan in place that the government is sharing of how it intends to deal with the long-awaited vaccination of teachers. If anything else, the government seems a bit evasive on...

  • A Big Thank You To Botswana Athletes!

    Many have backtracked and are clapping the loudest just as they had tossed them aside! Well, we really need to change our attitudes towards each other! Other nations always support their own and motivate them to do better, whereas for us we are...

  • Transparency Key In COVID-19 Fight

    When the pandemic reached Botswana’s shores last year March, a nation united in the quest to defeat an invisible enemy. It is a moment never witnessed in recent memory, with the catastrophes of the world war and the 1918 Spanish influenza being the...

  • Sober Minds Needed During A Crisis

    Some are sinking into desperation and frustration. Emotions are probably at an all-time high as the country searches for answers with COVID-19 unrelenting in its attack. There are no clear cut solutions. Those in authority believe they hold all the...

  • The Middle East's five crises

    In Iraq, America's policy of building a semi-federal state of Shiites, Sunnis, and Kurds runs a high risk of failure because of Shiite domination, Sunni and Shiite terrorism, Kurdish separatism, and meddling by Iran. The cost in lives is already...

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