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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Editorials

Current fuel shortage situation should have been handled far much better

Botswana is currently experiencing an acute fuel supply shortage across the whole country. Almost all filling stations were at the time of...

Botswana government can ignore ATI, but not his message

Over the last few days, popular musician and artist AT has ramped up his political message against Botswana Government.

As economic rebooting starts, Botswana faces a new reckoning

As attempts to restart the economy begin, it is important for those tasked with managing the economy to have one eye on...

Poverty and the story of two Botswanas

There used to be a belief among many people, including Batswana, quite true at the time – that education was one of...

Schools reopening riven with desperation undertones

Botswana Government has not always shown mastery in its messaging and also in communicating with parents on matters of education.There is needed...

Fact-checking Botswana government response to EU blacklisting

It is now common cause that Botswana has received a letter from the European Union giving the country a heads-up that they...

Covid-19 should not become a cover for further delays in long promised constitutional reforms

President Mokgweetsi Masisi won last year’s election against the backdrop of promises of Constitutional reforms that he made on the campaign trail.

Africa, and Botswana in particular should not be caught in the West Vs China cat fight

Long before covid-19 pandemic, the United States and China were already engaged in an ugly trade war. But by...

China’s worsening economy leaves Africa in a lurch

Two years ago, China made undertakings to finance Africa by up to $65 billion.Many of the projects were part of the much-vaunted...

Children will pay the biggest price of Covid-19 in Botswana

The economic hit of the lockdown on children should never be underestimated.Yet that is what we are seeing among our leadership.When they...