Author

Spira Tlhankane
  • Masisi glad UK trophy hunting ban bill failed

    Before the failure, the bill which was blocked by a small group of peers recently had passed all Commons stages and appeared set to be approved by the Lords.But in an ambush that prompted widespread anger, 11 peers made the bill run out of time by...

  • I travel to quench thirst – Masisi

    Masisi who has often received criticism for his frequent overseas trips was addressing the media yesterday. He amongst others staunchly lauded his international travels, asserting that they yield tangible benefits for Botswana.Masisi said many wonder...

  • Masisi calls for G77 assistance

    Masisi appealed at the G77+China Summit held in Havana, Cuba, on Friday. The Group of 77 is the largest intergovernmental organisation of developing countries within the United Nations.Its mission is to enable countries in the global South to...

  • Conference shines light on labour market protection systems

    Held under the theme, 'A Just Transition and Decent Work: Inclusive Job Creation Approaches and Effective Market Protection Systems', the conference brought together industry captains to discuss contemporary labour, industrial relations and...

  • Ticking clock in retired soldiers’

    Thousands of former soldiers are languishing in poverty and have long felt the weight of their new reality with paltry retirement packages. With a government largely unprepared to meet their needs, the ex-military personnel are suing those...

  • Masisi continues to defend presidential foreign travel

    Masisi, who popularised the phrase 'Ke a le tsamaela', reiterated his commitment to these trips when speaking to government media, following his visit to the Munda Reds Droughtmaster cattle farm in Australia.The purpose of the trip was to...

  • ‘Thuggish’ Madibela Tlhopho will get in line – Masisi

    Madibela Tlhopho is an arrangement endorsed by the UDC national executive committee (NEC) and has been presenting itself as the angels of the electoral system despite being painted as hooligans following their clash with armed security during a...

  • BDP central committee safe to contest Bulela Ditswe

    The BDP recently held their 59th national council and extra-ordinary congress in Palapye where their primary elections popularly known as Bulela Ditswe were among major deliberations.Issuing the party resolutions, secretary-general (SG) of the BDP,...

  • Tsogwane’s big endorsement

    President Mokgweetsi Masisi reaffirmed this during the BDP National Council and Extraordinary Congress held in Palapye over the weekend. In an impassioned introduction of Tsogwane, Masisi described him as the longest-serving Member of Parliament...

  • Life doesn’t revolve around Bulela Ditswe – Tsogwane

    He delivered this clear message to members of the ruling party over the weekend, This topic had created divisions within the party leading up to the recent National Council and extraordinary congress here.Bulela Ditswe has historically sparked...

  • Reverting to the almighty 18: BDP’s dilemma

    Before the inception of Bulela Ditswe in 2003, the BDP had an all-powerful Committee of 18 that decided the fate of anyone seeking political office on the party ticket. The Committee of 18 was the king-maker and enjoyed limitless powers. Its word was...

  • Texas cattle adapting well – Molao

    The cattle were bought by the government to revive the livestock sub-sector and ensure value chain development within the sector by improving the national herd and its genetic merit. The cattle are currently housed at Ramatlabama National AI...

  • Access to early childhood education worries MOESD

    Appearing before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) recently, MOESD accounting Officer Miriam Maroba said government is providing early childhood education in 749 out of 766 schools therefore as the ministry they feel that is not enough.“We need...

  • We were kicked out – Keorapetse

    Keorapetse addressed the media after the recent winter Parliament session, disclosing that the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) now holds sway over the majority of committees.This move, he claimed, is aimed at centralising control within the Tsholetsa...

  • Boko, Dow meet over possible recruitment

    Leader of Opposition (LoO), Dithapelo Keorapetse made this revelation during a post-winter Parliament session media briefing. Keorapetse confirmed that Dow has already engaged with the UDC National Executive Committee (NEC), yet he refrained from...

arrow up