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Figures released by Statistics Botswana today show that inflation in A...
Tebogo Leepile, a final year PhD Candidate in Integrated Studies in La...
Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) activist Macdonald Peloetletse could f...
Senior officials from Botswana and Zambia are working with Zimbabwe on...
Tuesday, May 04, 2021
International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Intersexism and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT) falls on May 17 annually.
Monday, April 26, 2021
“I see too much parroting, too much regurgitation of half-digested radical rhetoric…Revolutions are betrayal just as much as stupidity, incompetence, impatie...
Monday, April 19, 2021
A little over a year ago, COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic. Like all other things, it became political.
Monday, March 29, 2021
We often think of language as a means to an end, simplistically understanding it as a system of conventional spoken, signed, or written symbols by which human beings, as ...
Monday, March 22, 2021
The thing about the table is that when you arrive, you find the agenda already set, and established with little space for its amendment; and we all know that discussions ...
Monday, March 15, 2021
The first time I had the conversation about the hypothetical table related to women’s day and other human rights days, has to have been two years ago in my God-Moth...
Monday, March 08, 2021
There are those days in the corporate calendar, circled to ensure that high level corporate establishments and institutions go all out to show off their ‘support&rs...
Monday, March 01, 2021
Perhaps a starting point to end this series of reflections on the recently presented Budget Speech, is an assessment of its overall effectiveness and anticipated impact.
Monday, February 22, 2021
As was the case with his predecessors, food self-sufficiency remains a topical issue still under Masisi’s regime.
Monday, February 08, 2021
"Every [government] has a defining crisis. You have had several…"
Monday, February 01, 2021
“Violent masculinities create a public consciousness in which violence is not just acceptable and justified, but also natural and desirable.” Pumla Dineo Gxol...
Monday, January 25, 2021
Intimate partner femicide is not something new in Botswana, as well as in the regional and more broadly in the global context.
Monday, January 18, 2021
“Nothing about us without us!” South African disability rights movements in the 1980s The first time I heard the phrase “nothing about us without us,&rd...
Monday, January 11, 2021
“I wish for all feminists – radicalism, unrespectability, radical rudeness and Stella Nyanzi’s audacity.
Monday, December 21, 2020
As this year nears a close, many questions about it plague my mind.
Monday, December 14, 2020
International Human Rights Day falls towards the end of the United Nations annual calendar of “international days”.
Monday, December 07, 2020
Mental Health has been said to constitute a large and increasing part of the burden of disease worldwide.
Monday, November 30, 2020
The 16 Days of Activism Against GBV period ending November and beginning of December marks the 16 days of activism on violence against women.
Monday, November 23, 2020
The shoot to kill law is one that has been challenged in many countries.
Monday, November 16, 2020
The shoot to kill law is one that has been challenged in many countries.
Monday, November 09, 2020
On November 3,  2020, the world came nearly to a standstill when all our attention shifted from our daily motions, to something else, the United States of America Pr...
Monday, November 02, 2020
Annually, around the world, over the period of 25th November and 10 December, activities are carried out in commemoration of 16 days of activism against gender-based viol...
Monday, October 26, 2020
It is important that where our leaders step off course, we call them out on it, and hold them accountable.
Monday, October 19, 2020
A person who defends a rapist, a defiler, or an indecent assaulter, with the full knowledge of the pervasive crimes they have committed, is an apologist and an enabler.
Monday, September 28, 2020
Soraya Chemaly on The Power of Women’s Anger talks about the ways in which women’s anger is often seen as an exaggeration and misrepresentation, which makes t...

Editor's Comment

  • 14 May 2021


Botswana deriorating labour relations
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