Joel Konopo
  • How will the Masisi-Khama conflict end?

    Once considered an exception in an increasingly authoritarian continent, a democratic decline is now underway in Botswana. Khama said that in November of last year, he received a tip that threats to his life were real and he needed to leave. There...

  • How Masisi is mismanaging the pandemic

    In early May, President Mokgweetsi Masisi told a CNN journalist that Botswana was on the 'verge' of becoming the first African country to vaccinate its entire adult population against the deadly coronavirus.With unbridled optimism, the...

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