Mr Ponzi Scheme Leaves Town

It must be something in the Botswana air. Or perhaps it is because of an ailing economy. When Mr Ponzi Scheme descends in town he assumes the role of The Pied Piper of Hamelin.

Half the population will follow him blindly until they fall into an abyss. When Mr Ponzi Scheme is in town, many folks lose their minds. It is like when the ice cream van hits your street and parents lose control of their kids.

Consumer Watchdog talked until they turned blue in the face but the money-chowing mob kept finding reasons to ensnare more unfortunate and gullible citizens. Ponzi schemes seemingly are here to stay.

Editor's Comment
Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

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