Nearly all African leaders who are beneficiaries of dynasty politics have been educated abroad.
The right-of-reply article by Dr Jeff Ramsay, deputy permanent secretary for Botswana's government communications is full of spin, says Sam Ditshego.
The African Spring may not have materialised, but in Botswana the winds of change are buffeting a party that has ruled the country since independence.
In the past decade we have come to expect little from the M&G in its reporting on Botswana, which tends to be ill-informed, writes Jeff Ramsay.
The article "Khama Inc: All the president's family, friends and close colleagues" reads like a breathless whodunnit, writes Tom Tweedy.
An M&G investigation has revealed President Ian Khama's extensive use of the Botswana state to establish a far-reaching network built on patronage.
American diplomatic cables show the Botswana government gave the US the green light to explore the possibility of establishing an Africom base.
The ruling Botswana Democratic Party is in crisis following the recent resignation of its flamboyant secretary general, Kentse Rammidi.
Botswana has dismissed as "bullshit" ANCYL claims that the country is talking to the United States about setting up a military base in the country.
After the ANCYL's attack on Botswana's president, Rapule Tabane spoke to the league's head of international relations, Abner Mosaase.
Three Botswana presidents all appear to have turned political power into personal advantage.
The Botswana government is refusing to negotiate with striking civil servants who want a 16% pay hike until they return to their jobs.
President Ian Khama's administration has been accused of censoring labour leaders in Botswana's ongoing public sector strike.
Almost 100 000 public servants have been on strike in Botswana since Monday last week, in an unprecedented display of popular militancy.
Despite a booming construction industry in Botswana, President Khama's government faces a backlash from local business people over his perceived bias.
The battle between Bushmen living in Botswana's Central Kalahari Game Reserve and the government has taken another turn.
Finalist -- Government category: President Ian Khama.
Zimbabwe has found an unlikely ally in Botswana President Ian Khama in the latest of a series of calls to lift sanctions on the embattled country.
Hailed as one of the most prosperous and well-governed countries in Africa, the global economic crisis has forced Botswana to rethink the way forward.