In-Depth

17 Feb 2019

When former President Lt Gen Ian Khama counts his achievements, he begins with poverty eradication.

A World Health Organisation (WHO) analysis report has however damned immediate past president for neglecting the poor and projects President Mokgweetsi Masisi as the savior of Botswana’s poor.

14 Feb 2019

BY JOSEPH BALISE

Without the political euphoria that usually engulfs the Botswana political landscape ahead of any upcoming general election, the Alliance for Progressives is currently the undoubtedly most stable and well organized political outfit in the country.

11 Feb 2019

Twice before former President Ian Khama has found it difficult to observe protocol by rising to his feet when President Mokgweetsi Masisi made an entrance.

03 Feb 2019

“Our ambitions in six years in the New Botswana are to grow our economy by at least 10 percent on average, drive non-mineral exports to at least 40 percent of GDP and shrink unemployment from 19 percent to less than 10 percent, augment manufacturing output to 20 percent of GDP, and make Botswana a transport hub for the 277 million strong SADC market,” Gaolathe said when addressing party members

29 Jan 2019

Before Oliver Mtukudzi  assumed household  status in this country  there was   music from  Zimbabwe.

21 Jan 2019

The video footages – which have since gone viral showing Isaac kgosi’s arrest by plain clothes security agents at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport tell less than half the story of what really went on to plan and ultimately execute the sting operation on a man who only a few months ago was the most feared in Botswana and at times also arguably the most powerful.

21 Jan 2019

In a changing-for-the-worse Botswana that the founding fathers would hardly recognise, a prominent Mongwato businessman and politician with impeccable royal pedigree has placed the blame squarely at the feet of the biological son of one of those fathers – former president, Lieutenant General Ian Khama.