Thursday, October 29, 2020

In-Depth

Bang! Bang! Thank you mam!

Wednesday morning. I am fighting fit, or at least so I think. I am raring to go, decked out in complete military gear: green...

The spy who was left out in the cold

Andrew Sanderson likes to regale friends with stories of his near death experiences. In a favorite bit, he would unbutton his shirt; roll back...

The miners are back

It was founded on gold, and when the gold diggers retreated they left behind a mature town that refused to die. Almost a century...

Phakalane drowning in garbage

Perhaps the only things more disconcerting than seeing a fly infested illegal dump site in Phakalane is seeing more than one fly infested illegal...

Green politics comes to town

FRANCISTOWN: Just on the foot of the Nyangabgwe Hill, a congregation of the Johane Masowe wa Labotlhano is holding a session. They have cleared...

Clear and present danger

For an idea of how close Botswana is to the proliferation of nuclear waste, listen to Stephen Williams explaining why it has not happened...

The story Debswana officials tried to kill

MONTY CHIEPE, Geoflux Executive Chairman who has been investigating Debswana's apparent tendering irregularities speaks of fraud, misinformation campaigns and cover-ups. This write-up is a response...

Reshuffle throws up other political possibilities

In the twilight of his term, Mogae forges reconciliation, tightens up governance and reminds us he is still in power ÔÇô writes SUNDAY STANDARD...

Romancing the stones

The future of a small desert settlement in Kgalagadi hangs in the balance as it finds itself caught up in Botswana's stampede for China's...

To hell and back

There had been many awful incidents before, but the most serious one still lay in the future, and when it came, it was the...