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  • China’s COVID Response Measures is Science-based, Timely and Necessary

    Over the past three years, the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc around the globe and posed enormous challenges to all countries including China and Botswana.Our two countries, putting the people and their lives above everything else, have made...

  • Right to privacy, a middle class concern (POTSHOT)

    The right to privacy is mostly a middle class concern, the majority of the population with no access to medical care, who do not enjoy benefits of medical aid and who live below poverty datum line will always rate their right to health care more than...

  • Police should be role models on our roads

    This week, we shall continue our discussion on road safety. The traffic police often set up road blocks, especially at holiday times. Their purpose is supposedly to check if vehicles are roadworthy, or not. In the past, the police used to be very...

  • The new strategic role of Human Resource Management departments

    Human Resource Management (HRM) function has evolved from its traditional administrative and transactional role to a strategic business partner that drives organisation transformation and performance.This development has also changed this function...

  • BTC strives to trim losses

    BTC has announced intentions to intensify efforts to improve the company’s financial and operational performance. According to BTC Chairperson, Lorato Boakgomo-Ntakhwana, the company plans to seize available opportunities in the market, despite the...

  • Sport Trends: Lechedzani Luza: Master of the game

    Coaches are basically educators, and great educators, for that matter. This is because they are skilled at identifying both improvement and weaknesses, and then constructing plans to nurture growth. They are therefore, at the end of the day, athletic...

  • SPORT TRENDS: WASBO on the right path

    This past Saturday, on 29 October 2022, Women and Sport Botswana (WASBO), a body formed in 1997 to increase participation of women and girls in sports and other recreational activities in Botswana, officially launched its 2021-2024 Strategic Plan at...

  • Absa anticipates half year profits surge

    Absa Bank Botswana anticipates substantial profits from its half year results for the period ended 30 June 2022. The bank announced this week that its profit before tax is expected to be higher by between 30 to 40 percent than what was reported for...

  • 'Kalahari Copper Belt under explored'

    With over 26,000 square kilometers of land on the Kalahari Copper Belt, Motheo Copper Mine has intentions to gear up its exploration. The developers of the mine, Sandfire said the belt is under explored, despite its significant copper terrane with...

  • Independence of judges and judiciary under threat (PLATFORM)

    The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) has learnt with shock and utter indignation through the print media, of allegations that the Chief Justice Terrence Rannowane and Minister of State Kabo Morwaeng sought to interfere with the decisional independence...

  • Revival of city centres a welcome development: Part 2

    This week we shall look at the town centres of Francistown and Lobatse. Francistown’s CBD lies adjacent to the railway tracks next to the railway station. It also has received a facelift in recent years. Blue Jacket Street is lined with some...

  • Over 10 COVID-19 Vaccines in 2-years, But No HIV Vaccine in Over 38- years

    Smallpox has been eradicated from the face of the Earth following a highly effective, worldwide vaccination campaign. Paralytic poliomyelitis is no longer a problem in most parts of the world mainly because of the development and use of effective...

  • Leadership Crisis: The big elephant in the room

    We have too many managers than leaders in our organisations and this has widened the leadership gap because most managers are not adequately developed before and after assuming leadership responsibility.Research from Harvard University indicates that...

  • China-Africa Friendship is the Backbone in South-South Cooperation and a Fine Example in International Relations

    Developing solidarity and cooperation with African countries has been the cornerstone of China’s foreign policy, as well as a firm and longstanding strategy.Over the past 66 years since China and Africa established diplomatic relations, the two...

  • HIV patients in Botswana get adequate treatment but not all of them

    HIV remains a major public health challenge globally. Around 38 million people are estimated to be living with the infection. Sub-Saharan Africa bears the brunt of the HIV epidemic. Close to two thirds of the HIV cases are in the region.But huge...

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