Friday, July 30, 2021

Headlines

Our troops off to face ISIS caliphate

Botswana has deployed 400 soldiers to Mozambique to bolster the country’s fight against an insurgency in Cabo Delgado wrought by the ISIS caliphate. The Commander-in-Chief...

Batswana may be inadvertently driving moving coffins

Batswana drivers of Volkswagen (VW) Polo, Toyota Etios, Datsun Go and the Ford Figo, might be pallbearers of their own mobile coffins. Crash test results...

BOFEPUSU seeks dialogue with UDC

The Botswana Federation of Public Private & Parastatal Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU) intends to engage main opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) for possible cooperation talks ahead...

Gov’t finally promises UN it will respond to alleged Khama death threats

Botswana Government has at long last written to the United Nations Special Rapporteur for extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions promising that they will be...

Anger at BDF still haunts Botswana/Namibia relations

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Corporation Dr Lemogang Kwape dodged a bullet this week as anti-Botswana Defence Force (BDF) protesters had planned to ambush...

Court orders SA Minister to help Botswana in the P100 billion matter

A judge in a South African High Court in Pretoria has ordered that country's Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola to assist Botswana Government with...

Botswana is covid regional hotspot

If you are worried about catching Covid-19, then Botswana is the last place you should be considering as a safe sanctuary, at least for...

Botswana embroiled in Cuban modern day slave trade row

Botswana finds itself in a diplomatic quandary as the American Department of State condemns Cuba’s medical mission with the Botswana government as a form...

Thousands left in limbo as gov’t warns of delay in AstraZeneca

Some 15,000 Botswana residents who were due for the second dose of AstraZeneca vaccine find themselves having to wait for more than the anticipated 12...

Booze ban brawl bubbles

Court records show that President Mokgweetsi Masisi spurned calls to include measures proposed by Kgalagadi Breweries Limited (KBL) to allow for consumption of alcohol...