Thursday, March 4, 2021

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Khama presidency ruined Botswana’s judicial independence – report

Figures from the 2019 Economic Freedom of the World Report show how disastrous the final years of Ian Khama’s presidency were for the judiciary. Of...

Automatic succession giving BDP unfair advantage-Mmolotsi

Alliance for Progressives (AP) and Francistown South MP Wynter Mmolotsi has raised an objection to Botswana’s automatic succession of presidency saying it gives the...

Botswana’s structural economy distorted – UNDP

Plagued by a structural distortion of its economy which makes it difficult to absorb the vast numbers of unemployed youth, Botswana is now struggling to...

DCEC, DIS losing spy wars

When South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa delayed in congratulating his Botswana counterpart, President Mokgweetsi Masisi on his election victory, conspiracy theorists went into overdrive. Curiously,...

Is Khama privy to Boko and Moti’s plan to take over Botswana and Zimbabwe?

Self-exiled Zimbabwean G40 kingpin Professor Jonathan Moyo and MDC-ALLIANCE leader Nelson Chamisa are banking on former President Lt Gen Ian Khama’s supporters in the Botswana...

This is how Khama would have returned to power even when he wasn’t contesting

A month after the historic October 23 election, the Umbrella for Democratic Change still finds itself having to disentangle itself from former president Ian...

Court grants “Butterfly” bail

Terror accused Welheminah Maswabi has scored a small but significant victory against the State after her application for bail was granted by the Gaborone...

Morupisi received “ghost money” from CMB’s Marsland

Incarcerated Capital Management Botswana (CMB) boss Tim Marsland funnelled an undisclosed amount of secret cash to suspended Permanant Secretary to the President (PSP) Carter...

Butale’s wife could face money laundering and terrorism related charges

Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) President Biggie Butale’s wife Galaletsang may find herself facing serious criminal charges following her failure to declare funds contrary to...

UDC leader petitions IEC on elections outcome in Bonnington North

Umbrella for Democratic Change leader Duma Boko is challenging election results in a constituency he contested and lost. He was standing for Gaborone Bonnington North...