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25 Jun 2017

I am at that place in my life where I’m defined by the people I’ve lost, like one of those negative-space pictures, where what’s not there is just as important as what is.

25 Jun 2017

Botswana is believed to be spending outside the country’s budget in a secretive deal to procure Gripen Jets from Swedish company SAAB.

25 Jun 2017

Challenged by a Swedish journalist on whether the money that Botswana plans to spend to buy fighter jets from her country couldn’t be better spent used on more pressing social developmental needs, President Lieutenant General Ian Khama sought to demonstrate how transparent the whole procurement process is.

25 Jun 2017

Botswana Defence Force (BDF)’s military expenditure is expected to swell following fresh revelations that Botswana has added another list of military acquisitions to its already huge military expenditure.  

25 Jun 2017

Botswana beef could be banned from the lucrative European Union market again - two independent veterinary bodies have warned.

The Botswana Veterinary Surgeons Council and the Botswana Veterinary Association have raised a red flag against amendments to the Medicine and Related Substance Act of 2013 which they argue is inconsistence with international standards.

25 Jun 2017

Officially, a directive from the Ministry of Health and Wellness that disqualifies some citizens for the government’s subsidized health care has been withdrawn. However, that has not deterred the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) from pressing ahead with a High Court case that is based on such directive.

25 Jun 2017

A Gaborone City Council member, Sergeant Kgosietsile, used his turn on the floor during a full council meeting to agitate for the release of the passport of the Sunday Standard editor, Outsa Mokone.

25 Jun 2017

At least to our knowledge and that of police sources, this is a new scam and it targets Zimbabweans working at construction sites in Gaborone and surrounding areas.

25 Jun 2017

The Botswana government has up to 13 July 2017 to accept or reject a new and final “offer to purchase” of the BCL mine by the Emirates Investment House (EIH), a confidential letter addressed to the government, through the minister of Minerals Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security, Sadique Kebonang shows. 

25 Jun 2017

Rating agency Moody's has assigned first-time Baa2/Prime-2 issuer ratings to Botswana Development Corporation (BDC), with a stable outlook on the Baa2 long-term ratings.

The ratings outlook is stable. This is the first time that Moody's assigned ratings to a parastatal in Botswana. 

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