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Monday, October 21, 2019
With the nation going to the polls this week, we take a pause in our coverage of Batswana in World War II to look at the dynamics of our first national election, held in March 1965.
Monday, October 21, 2019
Last week, most of Botswana came to a standstill on the evening of October 16, 2019, while we watched and listened to a panel of our Presidential candidates, go head-to-head in a first of its kind for Botswana, Presidential debate.
Monday, October 21, 2019
Forget job creation.
Monday, October 21, 2019
There is a story of an assemblage of people who came up with an assignment to build a tall tower with efforts to meet their Highest Spiritual Power.
Friday, October 18, 2019
We are a week away from the national elections. There has been so much song and dance about party leaders you'd think they are soldiers returning from battle.  Just too much adulation.
Friday, October 18, 2019
It is difficult to piece together, in the moment, which of the events we live through will be remembered over time.
Friday, October 18, 2019
Ga e re mahulo a le gaufi, e re di bolola, di tsamaele gope kgakala.
Monday, October 14, 2019
We have said a lot so far, no just in this column but on a global scale, about how useful performance management systems are in motivating employees, aligning behaviour, driving business performance, and supporting organisational change.
Monday, October 14, 2019
We left off with at the port of Bari, Italy, where the Batswana of 1979 APC Smoke Company lost five men, with another seven critically wounded, while distinguishing themselves by putting up smoke screens credited with saving allied ships.
Monday, October 14, 2019
International Day of the girl child is celebrated annually since 2012.
Monday, October 14, 2019
The more I understand the intricacies of the human mind, the more blown away I am with my Creator! He actually designed us with an ability to feel fear and insecurity so that our bodies can defend ourselves.
Monday, October 14, 2019
The vendors block my path as I try to hop onto the bus. Somehow I look hungry and need a pie, maybe thirsty as they offer bottled water.
Monday, October 14, 2019
One day my father, Athulang Nicodimus Ngwigwa said to me; “You are your own biggest enemy, do not go around imputing anyone for what is happening in your life because it is all entirely upon your reactions and actions”.
Friday, October 11, 2019
I have taken leave from my citizen empowerment series to acknowledge that the elections are upon us.
Friday, October 11, 2019
There is a proverbial saying, “until the lion tells his side of the story, the tale of the hunt will always glorify the hunter”.
Friday, October 11, 2019
Re tle re utlwe go twe puso ya rona e fa dikgaolo madi go tsweledisa ditlhabololo tsa metse ya tsone.
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
We’ve come a long way in understanding and embracing the concept of performance management, at both corporate and individual levels, and the best part of this progress is that more of us know the distinction between performance management (the integrated system that we have been talking ab...
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
We left off in the second week of September 1943 with Batswana HAA gunners amongst the British X Corps artillery that was valiantly holding off the German 10th Army’s armoured assault of the allied 5th Army’s landing at Salerno, Italy.
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
A lot of efforts have been made by the country towards addressing gender-based violence (GBV) in Botswana.
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
I thought I should write about the Healing Jesus campaign for those of you who saw the signs and didn’t get to attend.
Friday, October 04, 2019
I have, over the preceding weeks, been trying to demonstrate that the financial services sector is the weakest link in the national effort towards both citizen and national economic development.
Friday, October 04, 2019
To borrow from American commentator Jonathan Chait’s recent warning, it is not farfetched to suggest Botswana’s perception of rule of law is akin to “a suspension bridge – upright, but with cables snapping, one by one”.
Friday, September 27, 2019
Botswana ticks another milestone in its 53 years of independence, giving credit to the economic, political, legal and institutional frameworks that have delivered lasting peace.
Friday, September 27, 2019
Gompieno ga re ke re tseye mosepele ope o moleele. Re tlaa ngotla dinao re re, Dikgang (Daily News) Motsheganong 24 2019 e supa gore e ne ya re ka kgwedi eo ya Motsheganong, ga tshwarwa thutopuisanyo kwa Maun go lemotsha batlhophi botlhokwa jwa ditlhopho.
Monday, September 23, 2019
We left off on September 9, 1943 with Operation Avalanche, the landing of the American led but multinational US 5th Army at the beaches of Salerno bay in Italy.

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