Mmegi of 26th January 2016, carried a story titled, ‘Masisi promises better life after Khama’ through which the Vice President promised Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) followers a better life after president Ian Khama vacates his seat in 2018.VP Masisi’s comments surprised many people who interpreted them to imply that life has been miserable under President Khama and that he, VP Masisi will do
In conjunction with its new found ally of the Botswana Congress Party (BCP), the UDC consolidated its political base in the Philip Matante East ward by-election polling 530 votes against the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP)’s 391 votes.
During the 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union which was held in Ethiopia on January 31st, the Union adopted the Continental Education Strategy for Africa (CESA 2016-2025) as the framework for transformative education and training system in Africa. The strategy has so much relevance than ever to the development of Botswana.
The house looks like a crime scene. It is hard to believe it has only been vacant for a month. The air is full of dust. Ashes of burnt newspapers lie on the lounge floor. Couches are in tatters. A framed 2002 Galaletsang Day Care Centre graduation Certificate on one side of the wall tells a story. Right next to it a dusty black and white clock with the hands stuck at 1127 hours.
In her latest report, the Auditor General notes that the abundance of funds from road traffic fines “led to misuse by the making of advances to other services of government”. The most damning part in the report is the fact that Government diverted P15million in road fines to pay Ipelegeng workers.
A year after being given the all-clear, the matter in which a female lieutenant and a male private were kicked out of the Botswana Defence Force for ill-fated Shakespearean romance has yet to be argued at the Gaborone High Court before Justice Dr. Zein Kebonang.
Around the point that the writer adjudges that enough ground has been covered for Michael Dingake to make a definite pronouncement on whether President Jacob Zuma should resign, is when it becomes evident that such determination is premature.