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  • CAF is a joke, but...

    We are told of massive spin-offs for hosting countries, which we assume was the catalyst behind putting in the bid.We are not too sure if it is a one-size fits all, where any hosting nation reaps the benefits or it’s on a case-by-case basis.There...

  • We salute Kgomo Khumo for a job well done

    Stock theft has become rampant and difficult to contain thus keeping the police on their toes as the country is rocked by stock theft cases that are becoming difficult to contain.This form of crime is causing great misery to farmers in Botswana,...

  • Keep the BDF above politics

    The longstanding feud between President Mokgweetsi Masisi and his predecessor, Ian Khama, which has been simmering since 2018, has recently taken a concerning turn.The government, through the Minister for Defence and Security, issued a lengthy press...

  • Let the new DCEC boss work!

    It’s a momentous occasion made even more significant by the fact that she is a woman who has ascended through the ranks of the organisation, demonstrating an understanding of its requirements.However, her appointment alone cannot guarantee the...

  • Bulela- Ditswe is a necessary evil

    Over the past weekends, the party’s regional congresses have been grappling over whether or not Bulela Ditswe should be held in constituencies where the BDP is incumbent.While some regions strongly advocate for the democratic process to take its...

  • Bulela- Ditswe is a necessary evil

    Over the past weekends, the party’s regional congresses have been grappling over whether or not Bulela Ditswe should be held in constituencies where the BDP is incumbent.While some regions strongly advocate for the democratic process to take its...

  • Human trafficking case should be a wake up call

    Despite increased efforts to combat human trafficking in Botswana, the country still averages over three cases of human trafficking annually as revealed by the Minister of Defence and Security, Kagiso Mmusi earlier this year. Mmusi told Ntlo ya...

  • Butale's endless BPF leadership struggles

    The latest chapter in this saga revolves around Butale's quest to reverse his suspension and expulsion from the party, signaling his relentless determination to regain his position.Butale's decision to take the matter to court showcases his...

  • Let’s combat passion killings

    Despite peace and tolerance being synonymous with Batswana, a series of murders glorified as passion killings have not been reflective of the standard of serenity abound in our society. There is no passion in the heinous crime of murder as usually...

  • Restore the DCEC, BPS dignity

    This was good news for a country that has been struggling to contain emerging incidents of corruption and economic crime as the economy continues to grow. The President’s concerns and promises were not misplaced at all.Mr President, do you remember...

  • BPF should put its house in order

    There are many examples including that of the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD), another splinter party from the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP).It (BMD) literally fell from grace to grass. Even its offspring, the Alliance for Progressives...

  • GCC should set its priorities right

    With about 1,000 delegates from the USA and Africa, Botswana hopes to impress some of the delegates and cut business deals that will possibly benefit the country in the long-term.Through this event, Botswana has proven itself that it can pull a...

  • Rakgare’s speed must not make him miss the runway

    The bid falls right under his ambit and any successful attempt will mean a feather in his cap. When he addressed the media this week, Rakgare rightly indicated that the AFCON bid was a national project and does not belong to individuals.This was...

  • Mantshwabisi is not a bad idea

    We, however, strongly hold the notion that Mantshwabisi is not a bad idea after all.There is no denying that the desert race is a crowd popular where people of different characters meet to entertain themselves. It is also a fact that businesses...

  • Prioritise A3 road now!

    As a nation, we cannot keep mourning for our loved ones every week when such tragedies could have been avoided by timely construction of better roads.Road safety is an important national issue that unfortunately is not getting the requisite attention...

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