Opinion Analysis

Lost art: Book reading has taken a back seat as digital platforms and social media have grabbed the wheel PIC: INTERNET
You must judge a book by its cover!

Through the agency of words, artworks, pictures and designs, books engage with the ethos and crises of our times. They are also a hinge that pivots us into old and new eras. This task of creating, recording, collecting and saving is called “content” by some in Botswana and other places.

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Boko appointed envoy to SA: PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Masisi appoints Boko, Mophuting new envoys

Few months after his retirement from active politics as Member of Parliament (MP), President Mokgweetsi Masisi has appointed Yandani Boko as the new envoy of Botswana to South Africa (SA).

DIS on the other hand denied any breach of contract with its employees PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Denying DIS officers’ salary back pays declared unlawful

Employees of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) have won a case in which they had dragged its employer for breach of contract for refusal to pay them back pays dating as far as 2001.

Dibete Police Station Commander Superintendent Meshack Ranku.PIC.KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Batteries worth 28k Pula Stolen from Mascom Tower

As the excitement builds for UEFA EURO 2024, MultiChoice is proud to announce that it has secured exclusive broadcasting rights across its platforms, DStv and Showmax, offering unmatched access to one of football’s most anticipated events this year.


Sebego unfazed by BFL charges

Tebogo Sebego's Botswana Football Association (BFA) presidential ambitions face a hurdle as he has been charged, together with two others, for misconduct yesterday.


Kelepi quits BPP before disciplinary action

FRANCISTOWN: A former Botswana People’s Party (BPP) functionary, who was about to face disciplinary action for taking the party to court, has resigned from it before disciplinary action was instituted against him.

Home-grown: Without the regular desert race, local racers will participate in the Jwaneng Desert Challenge. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

New ‘Mantshwabisi’ set for next week

An inaugural local car-racing championship is on the cards with the first round scheduled for June 22 in Jwaneng. A local entity, Cyro Motorsport Group, is introducing the Botswana Off-Road Racing Championship (BORRC), the first-ever competitive off-road racing championship for off-road racing cars.

Crane and grill drig (Not Actual picture)

Jwaneng mine accident kills worker

A tragic mechanical accident at Jwaneng diamond mine has killed an operative. Debswana confirmed this through a press statement released this morning.

Editor's Comment
Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

SELEFU 05-06-2024
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