Saturday, October 31, 2020

In-Depth

Botswana faces a BDF takeover

A few months ago Tlokweng police officers found themselves saddled with a very difficult case. Two villagers walked into the charge office and filed...

Moupo weathers the storm

Mahommed Khan, the BNF Deputy Secretary General and an ardent Moupo loyalist could have been referring to Otsweletse Moupo when he said the more...

Bottoms up!

A number of Botswana lecturers, medical doctors and researchers have joined forces to try and force Botswana to cut down on beer drinking. But...

Mogae changes tact

IT'S DECEMBER 3, 2002, a pivotal moment in the Survival International campaign to malign Botswana diamonds as “conflict diamonds.” It's the first day of...

De Beers, Debswana in cloak and dagger intrigues

Sheila Khama makes no secret that her diary has a lot of entries that say, “date with journalists.” Beaming at a spread of journalists...

Sexual abuse lurks behind the Lobatse

The first thing that strikes you about Lobatse Mental Hospital is how difficult it is to see inside from outside. That is the point....

Independence Day Message

Theme: National unity and Self Reliance - 30th September, 2006 I greet you all my Fellow Citizens.   Forty years ago, we took charge of our destiny...

Botswana’s privatization on a tailspin

Botswana's privatization process will be lost and won in the privatization of Air Botswana which will pave the way for the privatization of other...

On a wing and a prayer

Problems plaguing the privatization of Air Botswana indicate that privatization has become the first casualty in the running battle between PEEPA Chief Executive Officer,...

Mountain of court papers keeps Basarwa hope alive

Gordon Bennet must have spent many nights burning the midnight oil. The crack lawyer representing Basarwa in their case against eviction from the Central...