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Friday, July 23, 2021
I would not be surprised if loyal readers of this column arrogantly flipped this page quickly. Animated by the attitude, ‘why should I know? After all, I am a law-abiding citizen, and so are my loved ones!’ Naïve, shallow and dangerous reasoning that will always suffocate under the ...
Friday, July 16, 2021
Regardless of whether you think South Africa’s current mood is pro-ex or anti-incumbent, or the other way round, if you had a reliable mood-metre, and were asked to gauge SA’s national zeitgeist, which side do you think the needle will point? To the mellowed underwhelming, celebratory co...
Friday, July 09, 2021
Some tribes and races consider themselves infinitely superior to others. These flawed views are never captured in constitutions or official policies. Worldwide, entrenched practice reveals blatant acts of discrimination or sparks thereof. It is a fact that white people generally consider themselves ...
Friday, July 02, 2021
Bye-bye fiat currency. Welcome cryptocurrency! The virtual currency terrain offers what loaded individuals are looking for, digital gold that meets important parameters such as privacy, cost-efficiency, liquidity and enhanced transactional speed.
Friday, June 25, 2021
Sounds hilarious, kooky or perfectly cromulent? Where in the versal world have you ever seen black people as a collective fond of reading? Do I hear a cold, swollen-headed and egocentric foofaraw, ‘how dare you attach a racist-fueled stereotype to the pigmentation of my skin!’ The truth ...
Friday, June 18, 2021
On February 4, 2016, hackers pulled off an extraordinary feat; a watershed moment in the history of cybercrime. Cybercriminals launched a massive attack on the Bangladesh Central Bank.
Friday, June 11, 2021
Placed on a pedestal throughout the world are the well-educated and the wealthy. At some stage in their life, these folks were assured that they pulsate with tremendous potential for success.
Friday, June 04, 2021
This French phrase is attributed to a 19th century French satirical critic named Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr. It is widely known by its shortened version; plus ça change. It means, ‘the more things change, the more they stay the same.’ In a punning way, this phrase is structurally...
Friday, May 28, 2021
The tender-hearted part of the human psyche abhors oppression in all its manifestations, particularly when it is sustained through government-sanctioned acts of repression.
Friday, May 21, 2021
From infancy, we face tremendous pressure from well-meaning people; parents, siblings, teachers, relatives, friends. The pressure to be successful! 
Friday, May 14, 2021
How many genders are there? Male and Female he created them; says one hallowed book.
Friday, May 07, 2021
The need for great leadership skills has never been more pronounced.
Friday, April 23, 2021
I will never forget the moment, a decade ago, when a visibly distraught colleague, almost unsure of his steps, gingerly walked into my office.
Friday, April 16, 2021
Throughout the world, from nondescript hovels to palatial mansions, the well-lubricated rumour mill has reached dizzying levels of hysteria, actively spewing out a whole slew of seemingly farcical conspiracies on COVID-19.
Friday, April 09, 2021
Do you feel your marriage is purposelessly swinging in a precarious space? Plunged into a whirling, terrifying and hostile storm-like maelstrom? Viciously pummelled by the monster waves of the high seas and destined for the murky depths of the seabed! Marital happiness seems to be an elusive dream.
Friday, April 02, 2021
The common refrain that firms exist solely to maximise shareholder value is a tired cliché. 
Friday, March 26, 2021
On the 26th of January 1998, in a notorious but memorable pithy address broadcast on live television, millions across the globe heard the patently flustered Bill Clinton uttering the above words with the unambiguous air of moral and authoritative conviction.
Friday, March 19, 2021
I define boldness as deliberate resistance to micro and macro-aggression by resolutely sticking to one’s guns when accosted to do wrong, and being driven by a visionary outlook. 
Friday, March 12, 2021
This inspirational Latin principle, embraced by diverse institutions throughout the globe, knows no territorial boundaries. 
Friday, March 05, 2021
Globally, human creativity in coining honorific titles has reached exospheric levels.
Friday, February 26, 2021
Try as you might, you won’t find these thought-provoking watchwords in your run-off-the-mill lexicon! Noteworthily, they form the title of Shirley Chisholm’s autobiography published half a century ago.
Friday, February 19, 2021
Worldwide, the horses of the apocalypse have furiously bolted at a flat-out gallop.
Friday, February 12, 2021
Jobsworth! This informal and uniquely British word hasn’t quite seeped into Botswana’s common parlance.
Friday, January 29, 2021
Governance sounds better.

Editor's Comment

  • UDC: Who is fooling who?
    The tri-party coalition, the Umbrella for Democratic  Change (UDC) has been dogged by trouble for some time since its formation in 2012.
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