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  • 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...

  • Khama should keep his lane

    However, this week their internal strife reached another level as factions drew out daggers to launch war at each other. Surprisingly, all this happened at a time when the parties had agreed to ceasefire.At the centre of all this bickering is the...

  • BPF factions talk peace

    The move by Biggie Butale-led BPF administration to strike a peace deal with Khama who was reputed to be on the verge of forming a splinter party might salvage the opposition party that was destined for a major break up. There were threats...

  • Of cattle and AFCON...

    As is their wont, such novel initiatives stoke robust if not emotive citizen debate. Some have said the cost to import comes at a time of other competing socio-economic imperatives and therefore, the decision is both expensive and untimely.Others...

  • Opposition must put its house in order

    It seems no party is spared as political parties continue to be torn apart by internal strive just under the noses of voters.It all started with one of the most promising coalition of parties, the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) partner, the...

  • Why are we pursuing the Afcon bid?

    Most people believed that Botswana will too, surrender due to the astronomical budget associated with hosting the football tournament.However, the Minister of Youth, Gender, Sports and Culture, Tumiso Rakgare has maintained that the country is...

  • Opposition parties should bury the hatchet

    If only the leaders of the opposition parties had listened to President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s forebodings when addressing a rally in Shoshong recently confessing that going into the 2019 General Election, his party was threatened by the strength of...

  • BPF back to the drawing board

    The party took the local political scene by storm in 2019 following its formation by disgruntled members of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP. The party put up a good fight during the General Election that year although it failed in its mission to...

  • Were red flags ignored in ‘failed’ AFCON bid?

    But the hopes of hosting the tournament were crushed in cruel fashion this week, with Namibia abandoning Botswana at the 11th hour.In all likelihood, or even by the time you read this, Botswana will too, have surrendered as it takes an astronomical...

  • The suffering grass

    Shortly after the most recession review held towards the end of March in Geneva, popular South African media outlets, Newzroom Afrika and News24, ran strikingly similar reports on Botswana’s “backsliding civil and political rights” as well as...

  • Do more Mr President!

    Introspection will help him make proper judgements whether as a leader he is living up to the expectations of the masses and or there are gaps in the promises he made to the people upon his ascension to the highest office in the land. We, however,...

  • Let's fight students' drug abuse

    In this edition, we carry stories on the two subject matters which are related in a way as they affect our children. The story on the use of drugs reflects how the matter has spiraled out of control thereby becoming a concern for the police.The story...

  • Dow is right

    Just after controversially recalling Kgosi Mosadi Seboko from the membership of the Pan African Parliament (PAP), a woman politician, Unity Dow who declined the offer to fill the void created by the embarrassing decision to recall the Balete...

  • Gov’t, Balete should bury the hatchet

    The acrimony that seemingly characterised the relationship between the Malete Land Board on behalf of the Botswana government and Kgosi Mosadi Seboko and the tribe, should now be water under the bridge as the tribe has finally gotten what it has been...

  • DIS should concentrate on its mandate

    Former DCEC Senior Assistant Director (legal services) Andria German, who is on transfer at the Attorney General’s Chambers, made startling revelations of how files (of cases in his custody) in which he was investigating top civil servants facing...

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