I am at that place in my life where I’m defined by the people I’ve lost, like one of those negative-space pictures, where what’s not there is just as important as what is.

Botswana is believed to be spending outside the country’s budget in a secretive deal to procure Gripen Jets from Swedish company SAAB.

Challenged by a Swedish journalist on whether the money that Botswana plans to spend to buy fighter jets from her country couldn’t be better spent used on more pressing social developmental needs, President Lieutenant General Ian Khama sought to demonstrate how transparent the whole procurement process is.

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I am at that place in my life where I’m defined by the people I’ve lost, like one of those negative-space pictures, where what’s not there is just as important as what is.

Botswana is believed to be spending outside the country’s budget in a secretive deal to procure Gripen Jets from Swedish company SAAB.

Challenged by a Swedish journalist on whether the money that Botswana plans to spend to buy fighter jets from her country couldn’t be better spent used on more pressing social developmental needs, President Lieutenant General Ian Khama sought to...

Botswana Defence Force (BDF)’s military expenditure is expected to swell following fresh revelations that Botswana has added another list of military acquisitions to its already huge military expenditure.  

Botswana beef could be banned from the lucrative European Union market again - two independent veterinary bodies have warned.

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In emailed response to Sunday Standard questions, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Fore

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