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07 Oct 2018

A controversial opposition politician was reportedly handed a war chest of P12 million to execute what became a successful intelligence operation to destabilise the opposition alliance.

07 Oct 2018

Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) President Duma Boko has yet again left party supporters with more questions than answers as he offered no immediate solution to the coalition’s long standing problems with the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD).

07 Oct 2018

Botswana’s herbivores are among the biggest losers following the hunting ban that was imposed by the former President Khama administration – researchers have pointed out.

07 Oct 2018

HIV positive pregnant Batswana women who enroll on the Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) programme face a difficult choice: to skip the programme and risk infecting their babies with the HIV virus; take a dolutegravir based ARV regime and risk having a baby with birth defects involving the brain, spine and spinal cord or take an efavirenz based ARV regime and risk exposing thei

07 Oct 2018

It is a business model that is certainly not creating value in the larger scheme of things but problem conduct has created bountiful but unsustainable business opportunities for some enterprising people.

02 Oct 2018

Botswana government is now convinced that a decision to buy P100 million luxury jet was a pretext to extend to Khama benefits that are not due to him and not provided in law.

02 Oct 2018

The Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DIS) may be called to testify against its former Director General Isaac Kgosi after it emerged that he lied in order to divert P250 million from the planned construction of Petroleum Storage Facilities.

02 Oct 2018

Former President Ian Khama’s decision to introduce Alcohol Levy and liquor regulations pushed the sale of liquor underground and drove scores of Batswana into poverty and drugs a study by Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA) has revealed.

02 Oct 2018

According to declassified CIA documents, a year after the death of his father, then Brigadier Ian Khama, got so fed up with the administration of President Sir Ketumile Masire that he began toying toyed with the idea of quitting the army and becoming a politician.

02 Oct 2018

Never before has anyone been ceaselessly hauled over a carpet of hot (Morupule B) coals back and forth between Ramatlabama and Ramokgwebana over their use of a popular but little-understood Setswana word.

02 Oct 2018

The Ministry of Transport and Communications is planning a major shake down that will result in scores of politicians being chucked out of the boards of companies under the Botswana Post Holdings Group.

02 Oct 2018

A second-language English speaker would probably have been able to use that fact as an excuse for their choice of words but that option doesn’t exist for Elephants Without Borders because it is helmed by people whose mother tongue is English.

02 Oct 2018

With ruling party tenderpreneur-cum-politicians having broken up primary-elections camps across the country, alcohol sales across the country will certainly have dipped to their lowest in months.

02 Oct 2018

Capital Management Botswana (CMB) directors Tim Marsland and Rapula Okaile want the High Court to rescind a decision by Justice Mercy Garakwe placing the company under final liquidation.

Justice Garekwe confirmed last week the final liquidation of CMB and John Little of Corporate Service as its liquidator.

02 Oct 2018

A damning audit report has revealed that millions of Pula were siphoned from Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) through flawed internal controls and questionable donations to unnamed “third parties.”

02 Oct 2018

An unscrupulous Francistown based lawyer, Moabi Madandume was on Friday struck off the register of practicing attorneys after being found guilty of professional misconduct.

02 Oct 2018

New York City: A strong message of armed-to-the-tooth security personnel patrolling the game parks is what President Mokgweetsi Masisi sent at every opportunity the subject of the recently reported 87 killed elephants came up.

27 Sep 2018

Minister of Local Government, Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi has threatened to sack Sua Township Councilors.

The Minister of Local Government is the appointing authority of Specially Elected Councilors.

The minister’s threat to expel councilors comes in the wake of a protracted dispute councilors and Government.

27 Sep 2018

Government is sitting on information showing that there is growing panic among health authorities who believe that the death of more than 11 children recently following a diarrhoea outbreak should have been declared a national crisis.

27 Sep 2018

Roy Blackbeard has finally left his post as Botswana’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Foreign Affairs Ministry confirmed this week.

A close ally of former President Ian Khama, Blackbeared has been the country’s High Commissioner to Britain for more than two decades.

He was appointed shortly after Ian Khama joined active politics in 1998.

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