BY MPHO KUHLMANN
BY BOITSHEPO BALOZWI
Even at this very late hour, and more especially notwithstanding the kind of bad behavior he has had to contend with coming from New Jerusalem and its chief protagonist, it is important for President Mokgweetsi Masisi to show forbearance and offer Pelonomi Venson a path to withdraw from the self-destroying route she has chosen for herself.
A couple of weeks ago, Zimbabwe’s president, Emerson Mnangagwa, hit Zimbabweans with a cruel and unrealistic fuel price increase then boarded a hired plane and left to visit Russia and some of its former states.
By morning, demonstrations against the steep fuel price increase had erupted nationwide. It was no surprise that the army was first on the streets.
By Richard Moleofe
Walk into Gaborone Central Police Station and experience the chaos right at the reception area. Scores of men and women line up at this office to either certify one or two documents or for some swearing in for this or that reason.
Botswana Government must aim to get the maximum benefits out Botswana’s relationship with De Beers.
Days of extolling a unique public-private partnership when the benefits to Botswana are not what they should be are over.
There is no doubt relocating De beers operations to Botswana was overly hyped.
The old adage goes, “It is only when the mosquito lands on your testicles, that you realize that there is always a way to solve problems without using violence.”
Investigators from various law enforcement agencies estimate that at least P2.4 billion was diverted for private use from the Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DIS) over the ten years that Isaac Kgosi was the Director General of the spy agency, Sunday Standard has learnt.
Investigations into former Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DIS) Director General, Isaac Kgosi’s alleged corruption this week revealed the depth of Botswana’s “deep state”- an intricate security, intelligence, and economic superstructure composed of underlings who are fiercely loyal to kgosi and former president Ian Khama which was designed to protect their interests long afte
President Mokgweetsi Masisi has told his officials that he will be waiving his presidential immunity on the National Petroleum Fund saga to allow himself and the judicial processes to subject him to full scrutiny.