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02 Oct 2018

The Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DIS) may be called to testify against its former Director General Isaac Kgosi after it emerged that he lied in order to divert P250 million from the planned construction of Petroleum Storage Facilities.

02 Oct 2018

Former President Ian Khama’s decision to introduce Alcohol Levy and liquor regulations pushed the sale of liquor underground and drove scores of Batswana into poverty and drugs a study by Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA) has revealed.

02 Oct 2018

According to declassified CIA documents, a year after the death of his father, then Brigadier Ian Khama, got so fed up with the administration of President Sir Ketumile Masire that he began toying toyed with the idea of quitting the army and becoming a politician.

02 Oct 2018

Never before has anyone been ceaselessly hauled over a carpet of hot (Morupule B) coals back and forth between Ramatlabama and Ramokgwebana over their use of a popular but little-understood Setswana word.

02 Oct 2018

The Ministry of Transport and Communications is planning a major shake down that will result in scores of politicians being chucked out of the boards of companies under the Botswana Post Holdings Group.

02 Oct 2018

A second-language English speaker would probably have been able to use that fact as an excuse for their choice of words but that option doesn’t exist for Elephants Without Borders because it is helmed by people whose mother tongue is English.

02 Oct 2018

With ruling party tenderpreneur-cum-politicians having broken up primary-elections camps across the country, alcohol sales across the country will certainly have dipped to their lowest in months.

02 Oct 2018

Capital Management Botswana (CMB) directors Tim Marsland and Rapula Okaile want the High Court to rescind a decision by Justice Mercy Garakwe placing the company under final liquidation.

Justice Garekwe confirmed last week the final liquidation of CMB and John Little of Corporate Service as its liquidator.

02 Oct 2018

A damning audit report has revealed that millions of Pula were siphoned from Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) through flawed internal controls and questionable donations to unnamed “third parties.”

02 Oct 2018

An unscrupulous Francistown based lawyer, Moabi Madandume was on Friday struck off the register of practicing attorneys after being found guilty of professional misconduct.

02 Oct 2018

What began as one man’s dream became an important national institution that is central to preservation of Botswana’s heritage, writes MESH MOETI

02 Oct 2018

New York City: A strong message of armed-to-the-tooth security personnel patrolling the game parks is what President Mokgweetsi Masisi sent at every opportunity the subject of the recently reported 87 killed elephants came up.

02 Oct 2018

Local retailer Choppies Limited continues to be under pressure following weeks of negative publicity and subsequent failure to release financial results within the stipulated time.

02 Oct 2018

The Southern African countries contribute the biggest portion of inbound visitors to Botswana, usually arriving by road, to conduct business, with some visiting friends and family.

02 Oct 2018

Since 1978, under the leadership of the Communist Party of China, the Chinese people have been forging ahead with perseverance and determination and enormously transformed the East Asian country.

02 Oct 2018

While there has been so much talk on the imminent diamonds sales agreement between the Botswana government and De Beers Mining Company in the business corridors, there is less information to share at this stage.

The Botswana government, while admitting that the talks are due, has said that nothing official and concrete is on the table yet.

02 Oct 2018

The North West District Council has reported that to date, Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) has slaughtered 6,349 animals compared to 10,990 animals in the same period last year.

02 Oct 2018

Seed Co International Group is expected to be another addition to the list of companies that trades their shares at the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE.

02 Oct 2018

The Independence week is once again upon us. This is a period where politicians – more especially those of the ruling party often overstate their achievements and make Batswana believe that even though they are landless, moneyless and jobless, they are much better off than they were in 1966.

02 Oct 2018

Former Botswana Football association President Tebogo Sebego who was deposed by MacLean Letshwiti during the 2016 BFA electoral congregation is entertaining the thought of running for the football association’s presidency during the next elections.

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