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  • Red means blood and danger

    Have you ever wondered what the red in the Domkrag flag and uniforms means? I do not know either. But we don't know also because we have not been led by any other party except the red party.What if Domkrag's red is a covenant made and your...

  • National Assessment: How to Effectively Make Use of the Study Results (Part 5)

    This is the last article on national assessment. You will recall that we said national assessment is a research designed to test the system as opposed to testing the individual, which is the prerogative of an examination. However, both employ the use...

  • Unchaining organisations from toxic working cultures

    Many organisations around the world have been held hostage by their own toxic cultures that have trapped them into consistent poor performance. Leaders and management knows about it but they seem to have technical incapacity to transform their...

  • BPC’s operational inefficiency shouldn’t be passed to consumers (PLATFORM)

    Botswana Federation of Trade Unions (BFTU) takes exception at the proposition by Botswana Power Corporation to increase tariffs by 5 percent for Financial Years 2023-24 on the basis that the increase carries potential to hurt households rather than...

  • William Ruto: How Kenya’s new president took on powerful political dynasties

    William Samoei Ruto, 55, has been declared the winner of Kenya’s presidential election. He is the leader of the United Democratic Alliance party under the Kenya Kwanza (Kenya First) coalition. Ruto defeated his main rival in the election Raila...

  • ATI: It’s in the game (POTSHOT)

    I have for many years been close to, ATI. We have been through a lot together. In my interaction with him, spanning many years, I've seen nothing but a polite young man dead focused on realising his dream; unapologetic about his lifestyle, his...

  • Adopt excellence management systems and be free from the bondage of poor performance

    Excellence is the most used word in organisational management and strategy meetings but how many of these organisations conduct assessments to know their excellence maturity level and how many of them have adopted an organisational excellence...

  • Farmers’ Day market helps create a circular economy

    On Saturday 30 July, Crescent English Medium School in Lobatse held its first ever farmers’ day market. Farmers’ Day, or country, markets have long been commonplace in small towns throughout South Africa. Here local farmers display their...

  • How not to respond to drought: Lessons from Angola (PLATFORM)

    Three years after a severe drought in southwestern Angola, people in the area continue to suffer. Hunger remains pervasive and they are still losing livestock.In a recent report we looked at fallout from the extreme drought in the region in 2019....

  • National Assessment Part 4: Human Resources Needed for Successful Implementation

    The national assessment project is a massive exercise which requires a dedicated staff for its successful implementation. The most important personnel are the Research Coordinator, the Data Manager and the Statistician. Other members of the project...

  • The right to proper parental guidance

    Children have “the right to proper parental guidance,” that is, according to the Children’s Act. Most parents point a finger at the children when children are out of order. They would say that children have been given too many rights than is...

  • 80% of organisational problems are created in the boardroom

    Post covid-19 reality requires us to change many gears and constructively introspect ourselves without fear so that we shape a better world for ourselves and future generations.Critical decisions have to be made and one of them is to stop management...

  • Govt commits to unlocking economic value chain

    President Mokgweetsi Masisi has restated his government’s commitment to unlock the country’s value chain and support aspirations of an export-led economy.“We intend to identify new sectors from the regional and continental product space, which...

  • Botswana Diamonds targets Maibwe Joint Venture

    Botswana Diamonds has announced intentions to acquire additional stake in the prospective Maibwe Joint Venture partially owned by BCL, through one of its investment vehicle Siseko Minerals.According to the company, Siseko Minerals has increased its...

  • Big music festival billed for Thamaga

    The queen of Limpopo dance, Makhadzi and South African (SA) musician and record producer Master KG will headline a star-studded affair when Thamaga village hosts it’s biggest ever music festival on September 30, 2022. The festival called Kumnandi...

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