Saturday, June 19, 2021

Africa

SADC threatens Lesotho with suspension over Phumaphi report

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Double Troika on Security and Defence meeting held in Gaborone has threatened to suspend Lesotho should it refuse...

Mogae champions peace talks in war torn South Sudan

All eyes are on Botswana's former President Festus Mogae as he battles to forge lasting peace between warring parties in the long running civil...

Botswana, Namibia, UNCHR in refugees repatriation row

Court records have revealed how the Botswana government forced and threatened 924 Namibian political refugees into signing up for voluntary repatriation.Sworn statement placed before...

Lines between spooks and scribes blur in Eritrean asylum seekers ‘case

In Botswana, DISS is a four letter word. Mention the Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DISS) in public and everyone starts speaking in...

Zimbabwe: Good, Bad and Breathtakingly Beautiful

Had it not been for the countless and unreasonable traffic stops between Mashonaland and Matebeleland provinces, I would say with poise that my recent...

Bayford launches urgent bid to block repatriation of Eritrean footballers

Attorney Dick Bayford has launched an urgent application at Lobatse High Court challenging the decision of Minister of Justice, Defense and Security Shaw Kgathi...

Zimbabwe ready to buy FMD infected cattle from Botswana

BULAWAYO-The Cold Storage Company (CSC) of Zimbabwe has reiterated its commitment to purchasing live cattle from Foot and Mouth (FMD) infested areas in Botswana...

Clustering benefits Zim leather goods traders

BULAWAYO-Leather goods traders in Zimbabwe have decided to work together as clusters in a bid to make it easier for them to access funding...

Botswana’s retail rent is lowest in SADC

At US$24 per square metre per month, Botswana has the lowest prime rent for retail space among Southern African economies surveyed by Rand Merchant...

Botswana decides to repatriate Eritrean football players

Botswana human rights lawyer, Dick Bayford confirmed that he will this afternoon launch an urgent application with the High Court in Gaborone to stop...