Mpayang tells his story through photography
Twenty-three-year-old Tsaone Mpayang is a photographer and travel mana...
Young Prince credits Boity Thulo for growth
Sadi Dikgaka songmaker, Thebe Rabogatsu also known as Young Prince in ...
Folklore poetry legends inspire ‘Poo E Padile’
It is rare to find young people showing interest in traditional poetry...
MTF Academy 2022 Class opens
Now approaching its third year, the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) A...
Youth should not poke nose in Masisi/Khama fights
Friday, June 04, 2021
It is not a secret that the fallout between President Mokgweetsi Masisi and his predecessor, Ian Khama, has poisoned and divided the political landscape. However, this we...
Gov’t should take land matters seriously
Friday, May 28, 2021
For a while now there has been many issues pertaining to land in the public discourse.
WUC, GCC must address city filth
Friday, May 21, 2021
For a very long time, residents of Tsholofelo East, which lies a few minutes’ drive from the Gaborone City centre have been enduring the pungent, nose-cutting smell...
BPF must put its house in order
Friday, May 14, 2021
Just like any other political grouping, the Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) has failed to escape internal fights that might divide the party.
Where is the workers’ promise Mr President?
Friday, May 07, 2021
Unionists have expressed disappointment at the crop of legislators whom they say care less about the plight of the workers and the people who voted them into office.
A spotlight on governance
Friday, April 30, 2021
As messy as the Botswana Building Society (BBS) Limited saga has been, one positive that came out of it has been the critically needed spotlight being shone on the countr...
The worst crisis at the worst time
Friday, April 23, 2021
Reports of tensions in Cabinet and top level instability in the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) are disturbing.
The dilemma of sending troops to Mozambique
Friday, April 16, 2021
Botswana, like other countries is faced with a daunting task of fending off and protecting its citizens from the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Time to introduce wealth tax is now
Friday, April 09, 2021
For the past year, Batswana have endured the painful economic difficulties brought about the COVID-19 pandemic, but the year 2021 and beyond promise to be even tougher wi...
Between liquor and a hard place
Friday, April 02, 2021
Economic sectors in the country are trading war stories about the impact of COVID-19, while wrestling for the limited support various government arms are extending.
Arms ready, where are the jabs?
Friday, March 26, 2021
It is deeply disheartening and disconcerting that after the highly public launch of the COVID-19 communication strategy, a veil of silence has again fallen over the autho...
Stop vaccine conspiracy theories
Friday, March 19, 2021
Recently Botswana received 30, 000 doses of Covishield popularly known as AstraZeneca vaccine as a donation from India.
Get rid of Magosi
Friday, March 12, 2021
One despicable human being, Adolf Hitler is quoted as having said “If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed”.
Can pension funds come to the party?
Friday, March 05, 2021
It is no secret that public coffers are running threadbare.
Be realistic about alcohol ban
Friday, February 26, 2021
On Tuesday 23, 2021, social media was abuzz following a story of a 32-year-old woman of Goo-Kgano Ward in Kanye who died and the other two who survived after drinking som...
Budget inclusion: A key ‘shock’ absorber
Friday, February 19, 2021
Batswana are still reeling under a catalogue of shocks contained in Finance Minister, Thapelo Matsheka’s recent budget speech.
A case for political funding
Friday, February 12, 2021
Public financing of political parties in Botswana is always a topical issue.
A shared national urgency
Friday, February 05, 2021
In the weeks since we wrote an editorial urging government and other healthcare stakeholders to take the nation into their confidence about the plan for COVID-19 vaccines...
Suffer the little children
Friday, January 29, 2021
COVID-19 cases are rising at rates of about 300 per day, while deaths have shot up since January, topping 100 recently.
The hurry up and wait for vaccines
Friday, January 22, 2021
Botswana and other African countries are at the back of the line in the wait for COVID-19 vaccines, thanks effectively to the “global moral failure” described...
Resumption of football, a Pandora’s box
Friday, January 15, 2021
COVID-19 has sent a shockwave into the society and it looks like it is here to stay for a very long time.
Horses bolted, wrong stable doors closed
Friday, January 08, 2021
Government’s decision to extend the curfew to January 31 and suspend the sale of alcohol over that period, on the surface, may appear sound in light of rising COVID...
There is no need for another lockdown
Friday, December 25, 2020
Botswana like the rest of the world will be celebrating the festive season differently from the previous ones because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The art of the deal
Friday, December 18, 2020
The established story is that diamonds were discovered in Botswana sometime around Independence and what was once a small, agrarian “backwater” economy transf...
National team athletes, coach test positive
While other members of the athletics national team were rece...
Olympics team gets Pfizer jab
After a long wait of more than two hours at Maru-a-Pula hall...
Sport to return, Olympics-bound athletes to get vaccine
After being off the pitch for more than a year, regulated sp...
High Cost Of COVID-19 Hospitalisation
While privileged Batswana can afford medical aid, it is only...
Rising COVID-19 Cases in SA Threaten Imports
The Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) over the weekend...
BFTU raises COVID-19 vaccine concerns
The Botswana Federation of Trade Unions (BFTU) has lamented ...
COVID-19 audits add to Auditor General’s headaches
The need to audit COVID-19 emergency procurement as it happe...
Moderna confirms supply deal with Botswana
US vaccine producer, Moderna, has confirmed a bilateral deal...
Bowling president succumbs to COVID-19
Botswana Bowling Association (BBA) president, John Gaborutwe...
Of Scribes and Side Hustles
The media industry, as with many other sectors of the econom...
Youth should not poke nose in Masisi/Khama fights
It is not a secret that the fallout between President Mokgweetsi Masisi and his predecessor, Ian Khama, has poisoned and divided the political landscape. Howeve...
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