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Sello Motseta

Sello Motseta

    Crackdown in Botswana reserve 'not about Bushmen'
    Crackdown in Botswana reserve 'not about Bushmen'
    But police spokesperson Christopher Mbulawa, responding by email over the weekend to questions from the Associated Press, insist that the special...
    Bad Khama in Botswana's ruling party
    Bad Khama in Botswana's ruling party
    Botswana President Ian Khama has publicly acknowledged for the first time that his ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is at war with itself....
    Breakaway party to challenge Botswana's status quo
    Breakaway party to challenge Botswana's status quo
    Four MPs have broken away from Botswana's ruling party to launch the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD), which an analyst says could radically...
    Sexy and stigma-free
    Sexy and stigma-free
    On a recent Saturday night, inside the fairgrounds on the border of Gaborone's central business district, 10 beauty contestants dressed in red...
    Hold your tongue or else
    Hold your tongue or else
    If you don't have something nice to say about the president of Botswana, it's best not to say anything at all, reports Sello Motseta
    Alarm raised on 'state-sponsored' killings in Botswana
    Alarm raised on 'state-sponsored' killings in Botswana
    The Law Society of Botswana is to deliver a petition to President Ian Khama asking him to give an unequivocal assurance that he does not support...
    Botswana's new media law 'repressive'
    Botswana's new media law 'repressive'
    Botswana's government says reporters have nothing to fear from a new media law, but a journalism advocate calls the law repressive and the official...
    Botswana journalists cry foul over media Bill
    Botswana journalists cry foul over media Bill
    Journalists in Botswana are up in arms over the draft Media Practitioners Bill. Quietly published in the Government Gazette on June 27, the Bill...
    Mma R's opera and couscous
    Mma R's opera and couscous
    About 5km outside the central business district of Gaborone, set in the subdued tranquility of the relatively untouched countryside overlooking the...
    Botswana president tries to bargain with Bushmen
    Botswana president tries to bargain with Bushmen
    Botswana President Festus Mogae has met with a small number of Bushmen in an effort to persuade them not to return to their life of hunting and...
    Botswana govt gets tough on Bushmen returning home
    Botswana govt gets tough on Bushmen returning home
    Botswana's government on Thursday grudgingly accepted a High Court order to allow the country's last hunter-gatherers to live in their ancestral...
    Botswana opposition slam Bushmen eviction
    Botswana opposition slam Bushmen eviction
    About 150 members of the main opposition Botswana National Front held a protest march on Saturday against government moves to relocate Bushmen from...