Botswana’s Response to Covid-19 exposes chinks in its armour: A neglected informal economy/sector

The modern welfare state or to be more precise the remnants of it as we know it today was established in the post-World War II era. The fall of the Bretton Woods regime and the infamous marriage of Thatcher and Nixon heralded the beginning of an aggressive move to systematically to dismantle the welfare state.... Continue Reading →

The Response To The BCPYL call for Boko’s Head is Indicative of a Culture of Intolerance Towards Dissent and We should Be Concerned

The Botswana Congress Party Youth League (BCPYL) in a statement that has since been retracted called for Duma Boko to give up the presidency of the Umbrella for Democratic Chance (UDC). The reaction to their position was met with vitriol by members of the Botswana National Front, being Boko’s political clansmen. On Tuesday 20 January... Continue Reading →

Open Letter To H.E MEK Masisi

Dear Mr. President I would like to extend my warm regards on your inauguration as President of the Republic of Botswana. I heard that it rained in Botswana again on the day of your inauguration. O motho a ratwa ke pula. I, for one, do not know the significance thereof but like many I am tempted... Continue Reading →

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