Saturday, December 3, 2022

In-Depth

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...

The year that wasn’t

When Friends and relatives wish them compliments of the new season, Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Baledzi Gaolathe, and his assistant, Duncan Mlazie,...

An officer and a gentleman

OUTSA MOKONE and SPENCER MOGAPI take you inside how Lt Gen Mompati Merafhe is turning Botswana from a reluctant international player into a global...

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...