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Gaborone High Court Judge Zein Kebonang yesterday deflated challengers...
Bahai community in Botswana invites members of the public to join in v...
Tatitown police have arrested a 36-year-old undocumented Zimbabwean ma...
FRANCISTOWN: A grandfather who could not control his libido will spend...
Friday, May 21, 2021
Infrastructure finance is one of the most resource-intensive, cross-cutting areas of investment demand in the developing world. The African Continental Free Trade Agreeme...
Friday, April 16, 2021
The growing insurgency in Mozambique continues to worry its neighbouring states as well as the collective leadership of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).
Friday, March 26, 2021
Botswana has displayed boldness as well as a lack of foresight and confidence when it needed to in its international affairs.
Friday, March 05, 2021
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, unprecedented in its health, economic and social impacts, turned everything upside down.
Friday, February 19, 2021
The recent unfolding events of South Africa’s state capture commission surrounding former President Jacob Zuma provokes deep-seated questions as usual about Botswan...
Friday, February 05, 2021
Former US president Barack Obama's signature diplomatic achievement, the 2015 Iran Nuclear Deal, was as a result of back-channelling through secret talks. In 2013, Obama ...
Friday, January 22, 2021
Hypothetically speaking, if there were to be an impeachment trial tomorrow for all our political leadership (in both the ruling party and the opposition), I’m convi...
Friday, October 16, 2020
Historically, civil society action has been key and central to crisis responses and post-crisis recovery.
Friday, August 28, 2020
Ian Khama is one of the most important political figures of his generation.
Friday, August 21, 2020
Conventional economic growth models driven by the much revered globalisation and trade liberalisation era are slowly fading out.
Friday, August 07, 2020
The proactive Diplomat in Chief, President Mokgweetsi Masisi, has a few paramount questions to nibble on as the world shifts to a new order, both literally and metaphoric...
Thursday, April 09, 2020
The Botswana Parliament has moved to impose a six-month-long state of public emergency as a response to give adequate leeway to health officials to mitigate the spread of...
Friday, April 03, 2020
A pandemic-induced health crisis is rapidly igniting an economic crisis with yet unknown consequences for financial stability, and all of this is playing out against the ...
Friday, March 27, 2020
President Mokgweetsi Masisi may have just dealt the first blow to his credibility and possibly his legacy. How he handles the COVID-19 crisis will set the tone for his ad...
Friday, February 28, 2020
President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s recent appointment of three well-respected professors from the University of Botswana’s Faculty of Social Sciences, had me in ...
Friday, February 21, 2020
President Mokgweetsi Masisi and his newly- elected Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) have clocked the first 100 days in office with a renewed mandate.
Friday, February 07, 2020
One of the more repeated sound-bites and catchphrases from Minister Thapelo Matsheka’s budget speech this week was ‘transformation’ and the ‘trans...
Friday, January 31, 2020
President Mokgweetsi Masisi and his team have just returned from the World Economic Forum in Davos where ‘stakeholder capitalism’ made its grand re-entrance i...
Friday, January 24, 2020
The Botswana parliament has long been at a crossroads since the wheels of modern liberal democracy began shifting decades ago.
Friday, January 17, 2020
President Mokgweetsi Masisi is heading to the World Economic Forum once again for the second year running.
Friday, December 20, 2019
Politics this year has been notoriously brutal, filled with wildly ambitious characters and individuals jockeying for influence in Botswana's competitive political space....
Friday, December 13, 2019
Botswana’s opposition bloc was thrown into a tight spot when its key leaders from the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) and the Alliance for Progressives lost th...
Friday, December 06, 2019
Botswana continues to enjoy a significant amount of international respect, goodwill and prominence in the global South for its economic and political stability and its su...
Friday, November 29, 2019
The Botswana Democratic Party’s (BDP) current model of electing leadership, or even grooming future leaders and subsequently, how they govern the country without ap...

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  • 30 Jul 2021


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