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July 9, 2018 4:00 AM Masisi spurns Khama, again

Former president, Khama had earlier this week written to the Office of the President requesting aircraft transportation to Serowe where he is scheduled to address Dikgosi from his home village today. In response, the Permanent Secretary to the President (PSP) Carter Morupisi wrote to Khama’s office: “I am advised to relay the message to you by His Excellency 127

June 25, 2018 4:00 AM Kgosi re-joins civil service

If President Mokgweetsi Masisi endorses the appointment, Kgosi will replace senior private secretary to the former president Ian Khama, George Tlhalerwa who is said to be retiring in a fortnight. Khama is said to prefer Kgosi to be his senior private secretary. Kgosi was Khama’s first private secretary for 10 years when he [Khama] was the Vice President 196

June 25, 2018 4:00 AM Kgosi, Khama relationship: Most feared duo back together

Khama adorned his long time bosom confidante, Colonel Isaac Kgosi with the award of Presidential Order of Honour. The award is given to a citizen who has rendered efficient and devoted service to Botswana. The fact that Khama honoured Kgosi at the 11-hour of his presidency demonstrated their close relationship and most importantly showed that the president 161

June 5, 2018 4:00 AM Assemblies Of God Reverend Slams Prosperity Churches

Speaking during the official opening of Gaborone Assemblies of God new sanctuary, Lebelo said some people are using the name of God to enrich themselves. The construction cost of the sanctuary stood at P 15 million upon completion. The building will accommodate 800 people though it had initially wanted to accommodate 1,200 people. “The church is a place 125

June 4, 2018 4:00 AM Masisi: Khama's plan gone wrong

As for the pair, Khama and Masisi theirs was a relationship seemingly made in heaven. They loved and hated organisations and individuals together. There was even common talk that the duo’s striking similarities did not provide variety in leadership at the Office of the President (OP) as they seemed to agree on many things. It was generally feared that in Masisi 255

May 31, 2018 10:49 AM Gays recognition case postponed

Legabibo was to go head to head against the government today challenging for the recognition of homosexuality in the country. Legabibo legal representative Tshiamo Rantao in a brief interview said the case was yet to be given a judge and that they are in limbo as to when it will be called. Meanwhile the society that has been advocating for the rights 113

May 29, 2018 10:26 AM Khama barred from flying BDF aircraft

The memo dated May 24, 2018 from the BDF Air Arm Commander major general Innocent Phatswane directs that all air arm units to only accord Khama VIP status. “When flying the former president you are required to accord him VIP status and the crew should be as per Air Staff Instructions (ASI),” states the memo. In the 2001 investigation on the matter, the then Ombudsman 97

May 29, 2018 4:00 AM Business Botswana Confident In Masisi’s Economic Roadmap

Since taking power in April this year there have been strong suggestions that Masisi is showing signs of improving various sectors that drive the economy of the country. Business Botswana president, Gobusamang Ebineng expressed optimism in Masisi's regime over the weekend at the official opening of the annual northern trade fair in Francistown. The fair is the brainchild 115

May 29, 2018 4:00 AM President Masisi Addresses First Press Conference

This will be an exciting opportunity for journalists as the last time a sitting President addressed a press conference was more than a decade ago. His predecessor, former president Ian Khama made public his disdain for the local media, describing it as the worst. Khama was hardly accessible to the local press. Masisi has since assuming office at least 94

April 16, 2018 4:00 AM Masisi's inherited perennial Assistant Ministers

FRANCISTOWN: Although there are new faces in the newly composed Masisi-led Cabinet, some of them did not even come from the old junior ministers’ list. This left a majority of Masisi’s junior ministers as perennial Assistant Ministers. Frans Van Der Westhuizen, Thato Kwerepe, Biggie Butale, Itumeleng Moipisi, Botlogile Tshireletso, Kgotla Autlwetse 155