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17 Dec 2018

Botswana Government and the global diamond mining company De Beers are about to enter into their latest round of negotiations.

For the two sides it should neither be an overwhelming or insurmountable task given that many such similar rounds of negotiations have been completed previously.

17 Dec 2018

After all of the hoops the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) government jumped through to accommodate former President Dr Khama’s executive afterlife that promised to be expensive and unique, reconfiguring existing laws to placate his endemic greed with generous, extravagant and Hollywood themed benefits, it is surprising that Dr Khama has returned the favour with some dubious and appalling behav

17 Dec 2018

The source of what would become Botswana’s groaning pains took place in the United Kingdom nearly 70 years ago. While the interracial liaisons were unheard of in the first half of the twentieth century, a son of the Gammangwato throne was enchanted by a white British bank clerk named Ruth Williams.

09 Dec 2018

The Botswana Police Crime Intelligence Bureau (CRIB) has cracked Botswana’s biggest land scam in which a whole village has been parceled out through fraudulent allocations.

 

09 Dec 2018

There is a growing body of evidence that the Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DISS) under former President Lt Gen Ian Khama cowed Batswana into silence and political apathy.

09 Dec 2018

Two reports by independent researchers published this week paint a far direr picture of the immediate consequences of climate change for Botswana than previously thought.

09 Dec 2018

It is certainly a sentiment that will raise heckles but a scholar who has studied Botswana’s history for decades feels comfortable enough to assert that Batlokwa’s claim to the vast tract of land by the Khama family is mistaken.

09 Dec 2018

Botswana’s first learned society has dedicated the 50th issue of its annual publication (“which is the country’s longest surviving indigenous journal”) to honour Botswana’s second president.

09 Dec 2018

A Botswana High Court full bench comprising judges Abednico Tafa, Michael Leburu and Jennifer Dube has ordered that the hearing challenging the constitutionality of sections 164(a), 164(c) and 167 of the Penal Code which criminalise same sex sexual activities be heard on 15 March 2019.

09 Dec 2018

A Zimbabwean fringe Political Party - Mthwakazi Republic Party (MRP) – is mobilising a racist and xenophobic campaign against the embattled Botswana Stock Exchange and Johannesburg Stock exchange listed Choppies Group.

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