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    Soundproofing police stationOne of the oldest police stations in not just Gaborone (Central Police Station) is currently being refurbished. Resultantly, trucks carrying construction materials come and go on an almost daily basis. One that came to the...

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    Life presidencies much saferA social media post in which Gwede Mantashe, a South African cabinet minister, excoriates African presidents who want to rule from the grave recently went viral. Interestingly, while he characterises this as an African...

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    Masisi sends Khama to rehabThrough the government spokesperson, President Mokgweetsi Masisi has essentially called his predecessor, Ian Khama, a dictator. This he did when responding to the dossier that Khama has compiled on the current government...

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    Opposition unfair on MasisiOne of the major stories this year will be a court case in which relatives of President Mokgweetsi Masisi are fighting over a lucrative (P500 million) tender. Naturally, the president is being hauled over the coals and one...

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    Should MPs be called ‘Honourable’?Shocking news from the Lobatse High Court where a judge alleges that the Minister for State President, Kabo Morwaeng, called him at night in a bid to get him to keep Lobatse MP, Dr. Thapelo Matsheka locked up. We...

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    About Masisi sneaking awayOn a score of the fact that they earn a salary, put in a number of set hours in a workday, habitually come late to work and are members of a workplace tea club, presidents are also workers and have inalienable workers’...

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    When BPS ‘restrains’ a prisonerOne understands why members of the armed forces have to use coded language. However, where they interact with members of the public, it would certainly be desirable if they used simple language that everybody else...

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    BPF presidency and Bangwato bogosiLet’s say we were living in the 1990s and the makers of Chappies chewing gum felt the urge to spread local political knowledge on the inside of a gum wrapper. What would they have said about the Botswana Patriotic...

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    Millions of pula at Ramaphosa’s farmAccording to The Star, a South African daily newspaper, a stash of millions of pula was discovered at a game farm owned by President Cyril Ramaphosa. The money was left over from a stash that had allegedly been...

  • Next Forbes ‘Summit’ should be in Serowe

    Some people are angry at the government shelling millions of pula to host the Forbes 30 under 30 “Summit” and may be justified in their anger. Firstly, this shindig is not a summit but merely a “get-together/chillas”, the former referring to...

  • Abolish general elections once and for all

    Previously, we made a submission to the Constitutional Review Commission that poor men should be discouraged from advocating for polygamy. That big-money issue doesn’t concern them. We would like to make another submission, this one on the holding...

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