The Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DISS) high command spent more than P50 million in an outlandish purchase of 250 cars which it has never used and has been hidden for six years, Sunday Standard investigations have revealed.

Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi escaped death by a whisker at least twice in two weeks from the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) aircraft that crashed two months ago killing three crew members on board.

It is a classic catch-22 situation. As the main opposition party, the Botswana National Front has to be part of a viable opposition coalition because elections are a numbers game.

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The Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DISS) high command spent more than P50 million in an outlandish purchase of 250 cars which it has never used and has been hidden for six years, Sunday Standard investigations have revealed....

Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi escaped death by a whisker at least twice in two weeks from the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) aircraft that crashed two months ago killing three crew members on board.

It is a classic catch-22 situation. As the main opposition party, the Botswana National Front has to be part of a viable opposition coalition because elections are a numbers game.

Ahead of the 2014 general election an everyday, otherwise non-political Setswana word (moono which means consensus) was franchised into public consciousness as the battle cry of a new phenomenon that had branded itself as the Umbrella for...

Seven years after the fact, the analysis of Professor Bertha Osei-Hwedie at the University of Botswana was that the Botswana National Front (BNF) performed as well as it did in a general election because of “a combination of dissatisfaction with...

Editorials / Opinions

For the umpteenth time, Botswana has been ranked Africa’s best country in a global survey of mini

If you have left linguistic fingerprints and publicised your thoughts all over your workplace, it

Once again as a country we seem to be reverting towards a one-party state.

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    Business

    At least two local companies, G4S Botswana Limited and Sechaba Breweries Holdings Limited could h

    The annual conference of the Hospitality and Tourism Association of Botswana (HATAB) is scheduled

    According to the World Bank’s bi-annual analysis of African countries, Botswana’s economic resili

    The Water Utilities Corporations (WUC) says it is still facing challenges in its bid to recover a

    Lifestyle

    The night closed with a raucous ovation for Kgalagadi Soul Band, the kind of audience enrapture t

    Restorative justice could be the best alternative to lengthy jail time and death sentences in the

    The mining industry has been and continues to be among the most hazardous trades in the world.

    When Nigerian-American rapper Jidenna proudly proclaimed he was a classic man with his polished e

    Sports

    Botswana Premier League (BPL) may soon find itself in an embarrassing situation as the local law

    Following their failure to qualify for promotion to the World Cricket League Division 5 at the ju

    Botswana’s youth netball team will pin their hopes on Australia-based Sarona Hans when the countr

    The International Working Group on Women and Sports (IWG) in conjunction with Women and Sports Bo

    In-Depth

    For the umpteenth time, Botswana has been ranked Africa’s best country in a global survey of mini

    If you have left linguistic fingerprints and publicised your thoughts all over your workplace, it

    They crowded around us – Joel Konopo, Ntibinyane Ntibinyane and Kaombona Kanani – staring with op

    The government, notably the Office of the President, hogs the airwaves (and editorial space in th