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06 Nov 2006

Go to Mahalapye on Sunday and experience a different kind of travel

One could argue that Batswana are not keen on taking on the traditional role of ‘tourist’ while travelling in Botswana.

06 Nov 2006

British NGO Survival International is still looking for a knockout punch in its battles against Botswana’s economy and diamond industry. So far, SI has only registered a single and celebrated victory since it chose to use Botswana’s embattled peoples of the Kgalagadi as pawns in what is seen as a huge fundraising gimmick.

06 Nov 2006

For years, David Magang, Botswana’s pioneering champion of diamond beneficiation has known the torment of being associated with a campaign lampooned as ridiculous. The former Minister of Minerals speaks to Outsa Mokone and Spencer Mogapi about De Beers’ behind the scene intrigues.

04 Nov 2006

In recent times, our urban culture has seen our lifestyles depend on the cell phone phenomenon. Some may view this new technology as a progressive tool.

Others may view it as the little capitalistic demon that we are forced to abide by twenty-four hours a day.

04 Nov 2006

The first thing that draws passers-by to Bonewamang Sechele’s monument is curiosity, this is followed by a lot of “why didn’t they” suggestions - Writes BASHI LETSIDIDI

On the way to Letlhakeng village, there is on the left, a fenced-in brick and cement structure that sits mysteriously by the roadside.

04 Nov 2006

Traditional healers and archeologists clash over human skull window dressing a display cabinet at National Museum – Writes BASHI LETSIDIDI

When El Negro’s remains were liberated from a display cabinet in a Spanish museum and brought back to Botswana for reburial, a lot of indignation was expressed on the impropriety of an African being inappropriately treated.

04 Nov 2006

Formerly known as “the bedroom choir” amongst the choral community, Sedibeng Choral Society, had a successful run at Maitisong last week Saturday when they performed Antonio Vivaldi’s Gloria, being the first choir in the country to perform a complete work of a classical composer.

30 Oct 2006

Customary court presiding officers, government officers and the rest of Batswana may not agree on much, but their joint operating ethos too often boils down to an attitude of: “Zimbabwean immigrants are a problem and something needs to be done about them” – Writes SUNDAY STANDARD REPORTER

Kgosimotse Sebele probably didn’t give it much thought.

30 Oct 2006

Commissioner of Police, Edwin Batshu must deal with everything from the growing crime rate, to the growing pile of iddle police badges – which can sometimes seem just as urgent -Writes SUNDAY STANDARD REPORTER

Sitting in his office at the heart of the Government Enclave on a Friday morning, Edwin Batshu is taking stock of the Botswana Police Service.

30 Oct 2006

In less than two years time, Ian Khama will become the President of the Republic of Botswana and given his tuck-shop management approach to issues of national concern, one is inclined to ask, “Will Khama offer the leadership that Botswana needs?”

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