Sunday, July 5, 2020

News

Starving sex workers risk contracting coronavirus from truckers

Sex workers across the world have been negatively impacted by COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdowns that go with it

US dismisses Khama’s favourite int’l legal system as a ‘kangaroo court’

A legal institution that pitted the government of President Ian Khama against the African Union and on which Botswana maintains a hypocritical...

Botswana joins global calls for US to end injustices against African-Americans

In a rare departure from President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s departure from silent diplomacy, Botswana last week became the latest African country to lobby...

Funds dry up to pay CAAB employees June salaries?

The Aviation Authority Botswana (CAAB), it is alleged, wants to postpone employee June salaries indefinitely and cut pay by the end of June...

Rail union presses for criminal charges against officials

The Botswana Railways Amalgamated Workers' Union (BRAWU) has appealed to President Mokgweetsi Masisi and the Minister of Transport and Ccommunications Thulaganyo Segokgo to...

China pours scorn over imperialistic agenda conspiracies

Even though Botswana has not signed China’s most decorated Belt and Road Initiative agreement (BRI), this will not have any effects on...

Pilane’s return to OP opportunity to reactivate career plans Khama frustrated

It remains unclear whether and when Advocate Sidney Pilane will return to the Office of the President and if he does, what...

As monuments to racists tumble, one still standing in Gaborone

The anti-racism protests that are sweeping across the globe have literally toppled monuments to racists. In the United States, where the protests...

Believers find way around regulation that limits church attendance numbers

First it was imbibers being creative around the temporary ban on alcohol, now it is blood-washed believers being creative around a regulation...

Disney ends programme Batswana hotel workers have benefitted from

As the COVID-19 spikes continue to attach themselves to the global economy and suck life out of it, Disney, the world’s biggest...