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October 14, 2017 2:18 PM Botswana employs double standard in gay sex death penalty vote

He added Botswana’s actions on this global platform should be treated as a cause for concern, as it would have been a perfect opportunity to reaffirm the human rights and dignity of homosexual persons internationally. Botswana is one of the 13 countries that recently voted against the UN resolution condemning gay sex death penalty, Mmegi has learnt 91

October 9, 2017 3:20 PM Please Lobatse, Make a Move. It Can Be Done

And the article in question? A freedom heritage walk will take place on the 7th of this month starting at Fish Keitseng’s home but without explaining where its 4.2 kilometres will end? Or where it might stop? That is a problem with so many articles of this kind. They whet the appetite and then deny the reader the key, follow up information. But at least 110

October 9, 2017 12:21 PM Botswana govt aggressive, intolerant towards media

Cape Town – A media rights group has accused the government of Botswana of being aggressive and intolerant towards the media, as a hearing against a privately-owned newspaper kicks off on Tuesday. The Lobatse High Court will hear a case in which the southern Africa country’s Attorney General is seeking to interdict the Sunday Standard from publishing 128

October 9, 2017 4:00 AM UDC, expert vindicated by Mugabe’s words on Khama

Mugabe attacked Khama, accusing him of not supporting the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Pelonomi Venson- Moitoi’s bid for chair of the African Union (AU) Commission. Mugabe was speaking during the recent Zimbabwe-South Africa Bi-National Commission (BNC). Over the years opposition parties have been complaining about Khama’s 127

October 6, 2017 7:00 AM Botswana government hits back at Mugabe

Gaborone – Botswana’s government this afternoon hit back at Zimbabwe’s 93 year old leader Robert Mugabe regarding comments he made about their President Ian Khama, and Botswana’s Foreign Minister, Dr. Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi. Attending bilateral talks in South Africa, Mugabe had said Venson-Moitoi lost her bid to become chairperson of the African Union 111

October 6, 2017 1:04 AM Bots says no comment on old Mugabe ‘lies’

PRESIDENT Ian Khama’s government has taken umbrage at President Robert Mugabe’s snide remarks about the Botswana leader but said in a cheeky formal response Thursday it will not confront the 93-year-old leader because of his advanced age. Addressing a Bi-national Commission he co-chaired with South African President Jacob Zuma this week, President Mugabe 114

October 5, 2017 4:00 AM Mugabe attacks Khama over Venson-Moitoi AU loss

Mugabe was yesterday visiting South Africa to co-chair the Binational Commission with President Jacob Zuma. When introducing his Foreign Affairs Minister, Simbarashe Mumbengegwi, Mugabe praised him saying he worked hard to win Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma the AU Chair and wanted to put Venson-Moitoi in the post. Venson-Moitoi was the Southern African Development 123

October 2, 2017 11:55 AM Letter to Sir Seretse Khama

For the first time since independence, we will be ‘eating Boipuso’ without your Vice President, Quett Ketumile Joni Masire. Our second and longest serving President, Sir Ketumile Masire (was knighted by the British 26 years ago) left us few a months ago. It was a sad day when Masire departed. The nation was united in grief. We buried him on a Thursday 122

October 2, 2017 4:00 AM From Kalafatis to military haircuts: Galebotswe reflects (Part I)

Lieutenant General Gaolathe Galebotswe is just now settling into civilian life following his retirement as BDF commander last September, after 32 years in the military. The period of relative calm provides him an opportunity to reflect on his career at the helm of the army and some of the issues that grabbed the headlines. Galebotswe served as the BDF commander 110

October 1, 2017 1:34 PM Botswana celebrates 51st anniversary without speeches and insults

As Batswana were gathered at Gaborone Stadium celebrating their 51st independence anniversary today 30 September, it was so refreshing and encouraging to witness how there were no speeches delivered. This was a day strictly set aside to celebrate Botswana’s nationhood, and unite all people behind the blue, white and black flag, without spoiling it with speeches 99