The case in which the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) officer Opelonomi Matlhagela is challenging his redeployment from being a pilot to being an Air Liaison Officer is expected to lay bare the goings on at the spy agency.
As president, General Ian Khama’s idea of a fair fight was one in which his opponent was blindfolded and both his hands super-glued and securely tied behind his back. As Khama pummelled the opponent with a flurry of tasty blows, his armed and hawk-eyed bodyguards would be standing at the ready ringside, watching the opponents’ legs for any sudden movements.
Botswana which is heading to the polls later this year is facing an uncertain economic and political future because it is tilting towards an authoritarian rule due to weak democratic institutions in the form of Parliament and the Judiciary.
The startling warning is obtained from documents gleaned from the United States Government’s Department of State.
By Mpho Kuhlmann
When Zinedine Giola went public via social media and spoke about being raped on her 21st birthday, Botswana’s cybersphere went on a tailspin. Hordes of Batswana women came out of the cracks with stories similar.
By Ruth Kedikilwe
With just 13 days into the New Year the heat is already up and it is not just the temperature.
The rate at which women are being sexually violated in this country is astounding with very little retribution from the law enforcers.
By Mpho Kuhlmann
Every day, at least one Botswana underage kid is groped and coerced into having sexual relations with someone older than them, someone they look up to, someone they know as family.
This is according to recorded official data. The situation may be far worse as most paedophile cases are never reported.
By Kabelo Seitshiro & Patience Radisoeng
Despite trading on hostile economic conditions, Sechaba Brewery Holdings Limited has managed to emerge a top performer at the Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL) with the highest daily trade per counter of P425.6 million on 15 November 2018.
By Mosidi Mokaeya
Botswana is failing on one of the indicators put in place to assess public awareness and the extent to which the public is aware of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
By Kabelo Seitshiro
The Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) is to send home about 120 employees countrywide as a result of an ongoing restructuring exercise the Sunday Standard Business has learnt.
Already the LEA Ramotswa branch was closed recently while both Mochudi and Francistown branches have been merged with their Incubators as part of the exercise.
By Portia Nkani
You might hear a lot about rising and falling inflation and cost of living, but what do these terms really mean? And most importantly, how do they affect your daily life?