Botswana
Losing the war on waste

Losing the war on waste

SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production African governments show little interest in coming up with sustainable waste management strategies By Charles Kimani Waste generation rates are rising across the world....

Up close and personal

Up close and personal

Africa's leaders: psychology matters   By Francois Misser   “Africa doesn’t need strongmen. It needs strong institutions,” said former US president Barack Obama during a visit to Ghana in July 2009. Yet the...

Good Khama, Bad Khama

Good Khama, Bad Khama

The regime of the Botswana president is accused of eroding good governance and democracy, as the economy starts to lose its lustre In a continent in short supply of exemplary leaders, Botswana gets accolades as a...

Old wine in new bottles

Old wine in new bottles

  Despite its increasingly youthful population, poor succession planning means Africa continues to be governed by aged and ageing tyrants While Africa tries to move forward, it remains largely stuck in its past....