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Joel Konopo

Joel Konopo

    Who is Botswana’s new spy chief?
    Who is Botswana’s new spy chief?
    The new boss of Botswana’s directorate of intelligence and security services (DISS), Peter Fana Magosi, is a died-in-the-wool military man who has...
    Spooks implicated in Botswana’s mysterious ivory stockpile
    Spooks implicated in Botswana’s mysterious ivory stockpile
    Botswana’s intelligence agency has been accused of using its anti-poaching operation to conceal elephant tusks from the responsible government...
    Botswana: State official under scrutiny over gravel business and under-serviced loans
    Botswana: State official under scrutiny over gravel business and under-serviced loans
    The INK Centre for Investigative Journalism has established that Botswana’s minister of...
    Journalists threatened while investigating Botswana's 'Nkandla'
    Journalists threatened while investigating Botswana's 'Nkandla'
    Botswana journalists investigating allegations about President Ian Khama’s rural residence were blocked by security agents and warned...
    Botswana intelligence detain journalist after corruption stories
    Botswana intelligence detain journalist after corruption stories
    Botswana’s intelligence agency, the Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DISS), has arrested a freelance journalist for obtaining...
    Botswana intelligence detain journalist after corruption stories
    Botswana intelligence detain journalist after corruption stories
    Botswana’s intelligence agency, the Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DISS), has arrested a freelance journalist in what appears...
    Botswana's 'shoot-to-kill policy' against suspected poachers
    Botswana's 'shoot-to-kill policy' against suspected poachers
    On a chilly night near Ihaha Camp, in the Chobe National Park, Corporal Joel Mathe of the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) set out with his team on an...
    Botswana's 'shoot-to-kill policy' against suspected poachers
    Botswana's 'shoot-to-kill policy' against suspected poachers
    On a chilly night near Ihaha Camp, in the Chobe National Park, Corporal Joel Mathe of the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) set out with his team on an...
    Botswana repeatedly raids preservation fund
    Botswana repeatedly raids preservation fund
    Diamonds are not forever. That fact motivated the Botswana government in 1994 to do something politicians rarely do: provide for a future after...
    In the dark on Botswana-SA rhino move
    In the dark on Botswana-SA rhino move
    Wilderness Safaris, a premium tourism outfit linked to President Ian Khama, was apparently favoured by the Botswana government in a cross-border...
    Who's who of Botswana linked to supermarket chain
    Who's who of Botswana linked to supermarket chain
    Botswana-based supermarket giant Choppies has delivered business and financial benefits to powerful members of the Botswana elite, including...
    Botswana in the grip of bad Khama
    Botswana in the grip of bad Khama
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