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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

In-Depth

Botswana failed to domesticate essence of #BlackLivesMatter

When former president Ian Khama took a knee wearing a black Black Lives Matter T-shirt, a good many people could see right...

More elephants could die – Elephants Without Borders

An “urgent and confidential” report from a wildlife conservation NGO called Elephants Without Botswana to the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources, Conservation...

Professor Norris calls for post-Covid-19 strategy to capitalise on Botswana’s inherent strengths

The COVID-19 outbreak which started in December 2019 has set in motion unimaginable chain of events. Although international cooperation is vital to...

Chronic diseases threaten growth and development

Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) are increasingly becoming Botswana’s biggest killer and a major challenge to development, By The Telegraph Reporter 

If a revolution is nigh, can ATI be its leader?

When almost half the population has been classified as “economically marginalised” by credible research institutions, trouble in the form of a revolution...

Senior civil servants still feel more powerful than ministers

When he left the civil service to join politics, Chapson Butale would have made a good impression on President Sir Ketumile Masire...

Sorcery, chemical poisoning among threats to Botswana’s vulture population

Last year some 537 White-backed vultures died from what was believed to be poisoning from diclofenac laced carcasses they fed on.

Leadership crisis undermines Africa’s political stability initiatives

Africa is a continent ravaged by wars, diseases, poverty, unemployment, political instability and a host of other problems that the continent has...

Was our war ally truly an officer and a gentleman?

“No music is as thrilling and as immensely captivating as to listen to the firing of the guns on your side,” reads...

Obeying mask-wearing law has become a matter of choice

With as much knowledge as is being dispensed daily in public media going back at least three months, most Batswana would now...