Botswana’s Response to Covid-19: A few thoughts- On the informal sector, workers and the homeless (Part One)

We live in unusual but not unprecedented times. We have had pandemics before in the world but at varying degrees of severity. Old timers will talk about the Spanish flu, in Mexico they will talk about the small pox that nearly wiped out the population of their indigenous peoples from the face of the earth.... 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The Botswana Congress Party Youth League (BCPYL) in a statement that has since been retracted called for Duma Boko to give up the presidency of the Umbrella for Democratic Chance (UDC).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 →

Repost: #MenAreTrash

It is often said that no man who is in a privileged position can truly understand the strife of the underprivileged, the oppressor of the oppressed and so on. In truth as the male class of the human species we can never understand the challenges that females through. The tales women tell of the boogie... Continue Reading →

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