Botswana Democratic Party

Khama’s hand still rocks Botswana

Shift in alliances, a new party and an unhappy ex-president may affect the outcome of next week’s election

Botswana ex-president backs opposition ahead of poll

Ian Khama threw his weight behind the opposition in order to oust his handpicked successor

Ian Khama and the post-presidential blues

Ian Khama thought he had executed the perfect transition from power. He was wrong. Now his hand-picked successor is tearing up his legacy

Botswana’s governing party braces for high-stakes congress

For the first time in the history of one of Africa's most stable democracies, the ruling BDP will see a genuine fight for the top job

Botswana’s big men battle it out

Current President Masisi is unpicking former president Khama’s legacy

Who is Botswana’s new President Mokgweetsi Masisi?

He could reverse many of Ian Khama’s controversial policies, but is incoming President Mokgweetsi Masisi politically strong enough to do so?

No end to SAA’s nightmares

Its problems are many and its debt overwhelming.So the question remains: Can the airline be saved?

Botswana: President Ian Khama’s BDP wins election

The ruling Botswana Democratic Party secured 33 of 57 seats in Parliament, giving Khama another five-year term as president.

Ian Khama: An officer, a gentleman, a dictator?

Ian Khama is credited with helping Botswana to prosper, but critics warn of his authoritarian bent.

We’re on the government’s hit list – Botswana opposition leader

The leader of Botswana's opposition the Umbrella for Democratic Change denies the claim of being on a hit list is a publicity stunt.

Alienated leader criticises Khama’s ‘iron-fisted’ rule

The ruling Botswana Democratic Party is in crisis following the recent resignation of its flamboyant secretary general, Kentse Rammidi.

Public service strike exposes chinks in Botswana’s armour

Almost 100 000 public servants have been on strike in Botswana since Monday last week, in an unprecedented display of popular militancy.

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Mint Group unveils Finance and Operations business

ERP specialist Andre Pearce will spearhead the Mint ERP business.

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.