One wonders what people in South Africa and outside the borders of South Africa think about the laying of criminal charges by some politicians against other politicians - charges that don’t go anywhere because the police service and other law enforcement agencies, just like the rest of the civil service, are politicised.
At independence, Zimbabweans rejoiced at the demise of white colonial rule. They filled the streets in jubilation when Mugabe was sworn in.
Finally, there was hope for the nation, for the people, for the country. Zimbabweans could concentrate on improving their lives and caring for their families.
BY MPHO KUHLMANN
By Calistus Bosaletswe
Kgatleng East Member of Parliament Gilbert Mangole who is a member of the embattled Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) which was lately expelled from Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) still holds the powerful position of opposition whip.
Former minister of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security Sadique Kebonang and his twin brother Gaborone High Court judge Zein Kebonang have said that said they would not resign from their respective positions.
Speaking to this publication Justice Kebonang said “I will not resign from my position as a High Court judge.”
The Minister of Defence, Justice and Security Shaw Kgathi on Monday struggled to disclose the ownership of the lucrative airstrip built at former President Ian Khama’s residential plot in Mosu village.
The long running standoff between Botswana and South Africa over the extradition of murder suspects from neighbouring countries has escalated to new heights with Pretoria refusing to extradite prisoners to Gaborone.
South African laws do not permit death penalty.
By Thobo Motlhoka
By Mosidi Mokaeya
Gender Links Country Director Gomolemo Rasisego said Botswana has made a commitment to domesticate Sustainable Development Goal 5 (SDG 5) by 2030 but it is too slow to implement. The 17 SDGs were adopted by member states back in 2000.
By Thobo Motlhoka
If (like most people) you emerge from 2018 feeling like it has been an unpleasant year, count your blessings, because your government cannot even afford to buy rubber stamps. That is how bad 2018 has been.