Botswana�s bad showing on the international scene

Sour relations: Khama took Mugabe to task again this year
Sour relations: Khama took Mugabe to task again this year

As a member of the global community, Botswana is as much a player in the on-goings of other countries, as they do in ours. That is why we look at how the actions of the international communities influence Botswana’s social, political and economic positions. Staff Writer TEFO PHEAGE takes a look at the some of the highlights of 2016

Mogae brokers peace in South Sudan

After being selected by the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) as the Chairperson of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) for South Sudan in 2015, former Botswana president, Festus Mogae began his duties in 2016 where he has so far covered a lot of ground. But a year on, Mogae has very little to show for his struggles owing to the South Sudanese leaders’ reluctance to cease-fire.

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CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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