Former Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services Director General Isaac Kgosi’s brother and the army’s intelligence high command were redeployed last week in a major shake-up of the Botswana Defence Force.
By Khonani Ontebetse
Powerful tourism interests are mobilizing to subvert President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s ongoing consultations to review the hunting ban imposed by his predecessor Lt gen Ian Khama.
Cabinet resolved earlier this year to go on a two months nationwide consultation to review the ban on hunting, notably of elephants.
Hardly a week after Botswana Energy and Regulatory Authority CEO Rose Seretse complained to the National Assembly that Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Statutory Bodies Samson Guma Moyo used his office to pursue vendetta against her, another parastatal CEO has come forward with a similar complaint.
Former President Lt Gen Ian Khama’s path from the army barracks to the political freedom square was smoothed by bending and breaking rules to accommodate his love for flying.
President Mokgweetsi Masisi is in a position that one of his envoys found himself in in 1998.
By Thobo Motlhoka
He stood at 1.75 metres tall and was a strong character whose demeanour could be mistaken for arrogance.
If your name starts with a K and you have a Dr. title, are a big-shot politician from Serowe and happen to disagree with the sitting president over a couple of issues, then there is pretty good chance that one or two paragraphs in the state-of-the-nation address (SONA) will be wholly dedicated to you.
By Mpho Kuhlmann
“It was difficult at first. A man’s ego takes a huge knock when his significant other earns more than he does but we eventually found a way of dealing with it. He is my husband and I respect him.” Boitumelo Mokgosi who earns more than her husband is relating how their relationship went to hell and back.
By Ruth Kedikilwe