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15 Oct 2018

The controversial planned P 17 million investment by the embattled Capital Management Botswana (CMB) into Yarona Media Holdings has bombed into a legal dispute that is currently before the courts.

Yarona Media Holding is the parent company that owns Yarona FM, Horizon Advertising and the Echo newspaper.

15 Oct 2018

While Botswana Democratic Party (BDP)’s Mpho Balopi was quoted recently saying Lt Gen Ian Khama is not bigger than the party the Secretary General this week refused to be drawn into discussing possible disciplinary action against the former president.

15 Oct 2018

Another attempt to oust President Mokgweetsi Masisi through a motion of no-confidence is said to be in the works.

07 Oct 2018

Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) inner circle has received intelligence that suspended party parliamentary candidate for Mogoditshane, Tshepang Mabaila drove Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) President Duma Boko to Mosu for a meeting with former President Ian Khama.

07 Oct 2018

Former President Festus Mogae wanted details of the shareholding dispute between Choppies Enterprises and Choppies Zimbabwe owned by former Zimbabwe Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko away from the public eyes.

07 Oct 2018

Suspended Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) parliamentary candidate for Mogoditshane, Tshepang Mabaila’s heart was in a thousand pieces this week when he resigned from the party to contests as an independent candidate.

07 Oct 2018

Botswana belongs to elephants, Batswana just live in it. That is the view of thousands of Batswana rural folks who have to pay with blood sweat and tears against these pachyderms which are eating them out of house and home.

07 Oct 2018

As an HR consultant who hires candidates on behalf of companies, Jowitt Mbongwe knows more about the job-readiness of university graduates than most.

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.

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