Thursday, February 20, 2020

News

Botswana’s top 10% earned 67% of national income in 2009

A historic study by a Paris think tank that estimates the evolution of income inequality in Africa from 1990 to 2017 shows that the share...

Judge’s comments raise questions about fairness of lawyers’ fees

Comments by Justice Gaopalelwe Ketlogetswe at the just-ended trial over 2019 elections raise serious questions about the business practice of some lawyers.

Botswana Railways has no operating board

Troubled Botswana Railways (BR) under investigated over a train accident that derailed last year and killed two crew members is operating without a Board, it...

Dark secrets of Okavango Delta ivory trade tumble out

As high-powered rifles come out of cabinets ahead of a long-awaited hunting season, so are dark secrets about how one premier safari company has basically...

Japan shakes up Botswana

Very few Batswana have heard of Shoko Inove. That is not surprising. She is not exactly signing autographs, but when the history of Botswana’s education...

Motswana trapped in Wuhan speaks out

A Motswana businessman trapped the coronavirus epicentre of Wuhan this week broke his silence about his ongoing ordeal. The sickly Wuhan City...

Botswana has small but significant military might

Botswana is ranked 108 of 138 countries surveyed by Global Firepower – a United States based organisation which charts developments in militaries across the world. The rankings are...

BPC to get new CEO next month

The Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) is expected to announce the appointment of a new chief executive officer (CEO) sometime next month. Acting CEO...

Sebina brothers close links to Isaac Kgosi get them in hot water

Information emerging from court records suggests a long raging war over control of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) between the new and old...

PR disaster on rhinos rocks Masisi’s administration

President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s administration stumbled big on a decision to dehorn rhinos, announced by the Minister of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism Philda Kereng which wormed into the international media...