Zambia has received an African Development Bank loan for a feasibility study of the Kazungula Bridge to span the Zambezi River near the border shared by Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia, marking the end of a three way border dispute between the three neighbours.
The Managing Director of Nina Properties, Barzoo Parastaran, a devout Bahai Faith member, was in the dock this week where he was quizzed for lying under oath.
Zambia this week busted two men who were running an underground printing company that sold counterfeit Botswana immigration date stamps.
Botswana’s Mpule Kwelagobe who won the Miss Universe 2000 is being used as a pin up poster to save the international pageant which has come under international criticism as a meat market that demeans women.
This year’s Miss Universe pageant is missing one of its most noted contestants: Miss Sweden, a statuesque blonde whose country is one of the few to win the crown three times.
Nine year old Emmanuel Makholisi of Gaborone West who was abducted by his father’s girlfriend could not believe his ears when told that his mother was planning to kill him.
The Bank of Botswana has joined the deteriorating Public Officers Pension Fund fray.
The Sunday Standard can confirm that the Governor of the Central Bank, Linah Mohohlo, has submitted a detailed report to the Minister of Finance, Baledzi Gaolathe, advising government on how best to manage the close to P30 billion Pula pension fund.
Some prison wardens have accused their leaders of lack of interest in their social welfare as they have failed to push for improvement in their working conditions, which they say leave a lot to be desired.
This follows the announcement two months ago that government would increase the salaries of police officers.
Batswana may no longer have to stand in long queues for service and service providers will soon be rolling out red carpets should advice from experts at the recent Work Improvement Teams (WITS) workshop be translated into action.
In this essay, I ask the reader to allow me to show how parliaments can represent both the apotheosis and negation of democracy.
It has been a humiliating defeat for Kathleen Letshabo and her BNF faction. For them, it is a truly horrible setback. But, then, in many respects, it was a self inflicted defeat.