Monday, August 10, 2020

In-Depth

No Botswana diamonds in Japan

OUTSA MOKONE was in Japan last week and he saw diamonds, diamonds but no diamonds from the world's biggest producer- Botswana. Those are notes from my...

Terrorist who became SA envoy in Botswana

From the safe distance of more than ten years, Nat Serache, former Unkomto we Sizwe freedom fighter who cheated death when his Gaborone hideout...

Kgosi Mmusi aKgafela aLinchwe aPilane (1914-2006)

The late Kgosi Mmusi, who died this week, aged 92, played a leading role in the affairs of his morafe and country for over...

Portrait of a self-made radical

Gobe Matenge has straddled Botswana's civil service, boardrooms, and political landscape for close to 60 years. MESH MOETI meets an octogenarian whose advice continues...

Mogae adds diamond sparkle to his legacy

SUNDAY STANDARD takes you behind how President Festus Mogae expertly steered negotiations with De Beers, changing the course of the debate over his legacy. Nicky...