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11 Mar 2019

BY MPHO KUHLMANN

Bang – the youth slang for sexual intercourse which is also onomatopoeia for a gun short is the most appropriate term for a generation that has turned sex into a game of Russian roulette.

11 Mar 2019

Never in the history of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has a sitting president been challenged at an elective congress, especially in an election year.

11 Mar 2019

The Mayor of Gaborone, Kagiso Thutlwe, has come under fire from one of his own councillors for falsifying a resolution on behalf of the Gaborone City Council’s Executive Committee.

11 Mar 2019

The political opposition in Botswana is currently drowning under an avalanche of irrelevance; they find themselves inside some deep hole.

This is a total contrast to where they were a little less than five years ago when they were seriously challenging for state power.

11 Mar 2019

On the 23rd February 2019, Lady Khama Community Hall in Serowe was turned into a dishonourable place to whip up emotions and plough fears of a cruel and murderous regime that ‘wants to bury all of us – me, my family and all of you’. The community hall was turned into a base to plan mutinous activities and develop a program of action that is intended to cause confusion and mayhem.

11 Mar 2019

By Kwapeng Modikwe

11 Mar 2019

The Judiciary is headed for the dock, and its moment of truth is fast approaching.

Not too long ago, the Chairman of Law Society of Botswana made a serious statement against the integrity of the judiciary.

He said some Judges are receiving bribes – pretty much.

That is a serious indictment on the integrity of the judiciary.

11 Mar 2019

By Richard Moleofe

The Dalai Lama is the Tibetan spiritual leader that many know little or nothing about in this part of the world. He was arranged to come to Botswana for a public lecture a little over two years back from today but the trip was called off as it sparked controversy.

05 Mar 2019

BY MPHO KELEBOGE

Preliminary investigations into the nexus of corruption between business and political elites suggests that billions of pula worth of contracts were steered to construction companies with links to former Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services Isaac kgosi and his political associates.

05 Mar 2019

BY THOBO MOTLHOKA

Director General of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DISS), Brigadier Peter Magosi, has allayed any security fears following President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s announcement that the Presidential Jet failed to start.

05 Mar 2019

The Botswana Government is worried that negative reports around the lifting of the hunting ban may harm Botswana’s tourism.

This comes after Director of Elephants Without Boarders Dr Mike Chase and Director of Great Plains Dereck Joubert issued statements warning of “dozens of poached elephants” and disparaging “Botswana’s Blood Law” respectively. 

05 Mar 2019

BY THOBO MOTLHOKA

President Mokgweetsi Masisi has fended off negative publicity surrounding Botswana’s conservation policy arguing that contrary to popular belief there has never been a protracted ban on hunting.

05 Mar 2019

The Gaborone North MP, Haskins Nkaigwa, who retraced his steps to the Umbrella for Democratic Change on Thursday is claiming that while it talks a really good game, the Alliance for Progressives is actually playing a bad one.

“The party portrays itself as having a good value system but some of its members don’t live up to those values,” the MP says.

05 Mar 2019

BY THOBO MOTLHOKA

Any Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) politician who finds themselves facing corruption charges is on their own. This was said by President Mokgweetsi Masisi when addressing the media on Friday, March 1st. The President said he had never nor would ever attempt to prevent anybody from being investigated for corruption.

05 Mar 2019

Former President Lt Gen Ian Khama left very little to the imagination when he described a Botswana Defence Force (BDF) decision not to invite him to the Fallen Heroes Commemoration as “unusual.”

05 Mar 2019

A protracted David and Goliath legal battle be fought at the High Court when Debswana Diamond Mining Company appeals a ruling of the Francistown Land Tribunal in favour of Moshe Phologolo - a farmer in the Boteti Constituency.

05 Mar 2019

Controversial Director of Elephants Without Borders Dr Mike Chase claims there are people out there threatening to kill him.

He alleges to have received death threats stemming from allegations he peddled in the international media to the effect that elephant poaching in Botswana was spiralling out of control.

05 Mar 2019

The Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW)  has asked  for technical support from WHO, UNICEF, UNAIDS and CDC to review data processes and assist the country in determining the best modalities for data quality improvement and priority actions for the country to progress toward the path to elimination.

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