Tuesday, January 25, 2022

In-Depth

MFA out on a limb

Olifant Mfa is making friends in factory floors and enemies in boardrooms. The gamble is likely to keep him in parliament but may force...

Dingake, Koosaletse- Pawns in the diamond power game

For years, tourists visiting Robben Island saw nothing wrong with the numbers on the prison cells. The concrete walls, steel bars and the history...

In the midst of the madding crowd

RAMPHOLO MOLEFHE's crazy bus ride to Selibe-Phikwe gives him a peek into the lives of commuters, miners, revellers and men in uniform Sixty-three passengers seated...

FPK website has a number of discrepancies

British NGO Survival International is still looking for a knockout punch in its battles against Botswana's economy and diamond industry. So far, SI...

Magang comes in from the cold

For years, David Magang, Botswana's pioneering champion of diamond beneficiation has known the torment of being associated with a campaign lampooned as ridiculous. The...

Neighbours from hell

Customary court presiding officers, government officers and the rest of Batswana may not agree on much, but their joint operating ethos too often boils...

Will Batshu sink or swim?

Commissioner of Police, Edwin Batshu must deal with everything from the growing crime rate, to the growing pile of iddle police badges ÔÇô which...

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...