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15 Oct 2018

After denials that Philemon Makwengwe had quit his job as Prisons XI’s head coach on Monday, the inevitable happened on Tuesday.

‘Da Phil,’ as the affable tactician is affectionately known, had not just dumped ‘The Warders,’ he had renewed his love affair with Gaborone United (GU).

14 Oct 2018

A couple of weeks ago, President Mokgweetsi Masisi was pictured leaving for China with his wife and daughter on tow.

14 Oct 2018

A while ago Kgosi Kebinatshwene Mosielele of Manyana stirred a hornet’s nest when he proposed that polygamy should be legalized.

14 Oct 2018

It will be interesting to see which Mokgweetsi Masisi steps down at the end of his Presidential term: The founding father of a truly democratic Botswana or just another stuffed suit who watched as history overtook him.

14 Oct 2018

A few days before Independence Day celebrations we attended a National Democracy Symposium organized by the Office of the President and also the University of Botswana.

Cabinet ministers, senior government officials and also non government officials attended.

Vice president Slumber Tsogwane, who was acting president at the time officiated.

14 Oct 2018

There is need for reform on how government manages and reports on its debt; both local and international.

Given Africa’s booming indebtedness, it is important for Botswana to embrace reforms that would once again see the country escape a trap that has  previously been the source of so much misery for other African countries.

07 Oct 2018

Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) inner circle has received intelligence that suspended party parliamentary candidate for Mogoditshane, Tshepang Mabaila drove Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) President Duma Boko to Mosu for a meeting with former President Ian Khama.

07 Oct 2018

Former President Festus Mogae wanted details of the shareholding dispute between Choppies Enterprises and Choppies Zimbabwe owned by former Zimbabwe Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko away from the public eyes.

07 Oct 2018

Suspended Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) parliamentary candidate for Mogoditshane, Tshepang Mabaila’s heart was in a thousand pieces this week when he resigned from the party to contests as an independent candidate.

07 Oct 2018

Botswana belongs to elephants, Batswana just live in it. That is the view of thousands of Batswana rural folks who have to pay with blood sweat and tears against these pachyderms which are eating them out of house and home.

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