Botswana

 
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...
One of Botswana’s biggest landholders embroiled in controversy
One of Botswana’s biggest landholders embroiled in controversy
Kago Komane for the INK Centre for Investigative Journalism and
Mopane worms sound climate alert
Mopane worms sound climate alert
When the summer rains arrive in eastern Botswana, people travel for hours to the region and head into the mopane woodlands in search of the...
Who is Botswana’s new President Mokgweetsi Masisi?
Who is Botswana’s new President Mokgweetsi Masisi?
Earnest, highly educated, elitist and remote, President Mokgweetsi Masisi lacks the charisma of Botswana’s former president Ian Khama. But unless...
Botswana president’s bittersweet farewell
Botswana president’s bittersweet farewell
Tsaone Segaetsho in Gaborone
Paradigm shift as African countries throw their weight behind ivory ban
Paradigm shift as African countries throw their weight behind ivory ban
Calls from conservation groups for a strong line and a near total ban on the sale of ivory were strengthened last week when 32 African nations
Hunters should stop using lead bullets and help save the vultures
Hunters should stop using lead bullets and help save the vultures
Vultures in Africa are in crisis. Across the continent...
Letters to the Editor: February 23 to March 1
Letters to the Editor: February 23 to March 1
As a coloured queer man, I was disturbed that Inxeba (The Wound) was reclassified with a rating of X18 for strong “pornographic” content, as...
Trans victory opens the door
Trans victory opens the door
Thato Moletsi pauses for a while, mulling over my question: What ultimately led him, a transgender man, to take the Botswana government to court in...

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