Just under six months into office, the government of President Mokgweetsi Masisi has been greeted by a less-than-sanguine picture of underlying economic conditions. The economic-stress however started during the era of Masisi’s predecessor – Ian Khama.
Bank of Botswana (BoB)’s Director of the Department of Research and Financial Stability Dr Tshokologo Kganetsano says the financial sector is a key element in the potential success of the current industrialization policy.
The Botswana defence Force and Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services last week seized a collection of military rifles from Tshekedi Khama’s Ministry of Environment and Tourism intelligence militia bases throughout the country and former President Ian Khama’s residence in Mosu.
Following the recall of Roy Blackbeard as Botswana’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK), the Minister of Infrastructure and Housing Development, Dr Unity Dow is set to resign from parliament and become the new High Commissioner in London.
President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Wednesday terminated the contract of the Director General of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) Isaac Kgosi, it has emerged.
An internal memo from Deputy Director of DIS, Modiri Kooagile states that “Addresses are informed that Mr Mr Isaac Kgosi has retired from the Directorate of Intelligence and Security as the Director General.”
Botswana’s unemployment crisis has thousands of faces, but it is the young ones that stick to memory.
There are those unemployed female graduates who have been reduced to smutty eight digits traded on cellular phones of lascivious louts au courant that their unchaste exploits are only one phone call and a few Pula’s away.
Botswana has opened a back door for shady companies and wealthy foreigners trying to get away with money laundering, tax avoidance and evasion in their home countries – an international tax watchdog has revealed.