Environmentalism is well intended but harmful

On the surface, environmentalism looks and sounds beautiful. Pristine forests, open spaces in the neighbourhood, organic food, solar energy, herbal medicine, electric and hydro fuel cars.

With a few exceptions, the environmentalists seem to be yearning for life as it was in the Garden of Eden.  Anything else is viewed with contempt; coal and nuclear power stations, fertilisers, large scale dams, skyscrapers, DDT to fight malaria, GM seeds, mining, oil companies, 4x4s, airliners, whaling and commercial fishing, firewood, hunting, cattle ranching, cold storage, commercial banks, guns and the military.


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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 fighting for - the land.Kgosi Mosadi has articulated an instance upon which she was allegedly summoned to the State House by the Head of State, Mokgweetsi Masisi where the former claimed she was...

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