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Lesotho PM charged with murder, retires 20 February 2020

Lesotho PM charged with murder, retires

Prime Minister Thomas Thabane will formally be charged with murder when he appears before the Lesotho High Court in Maseru tomorrow, according to the deputy police commissioner’s announcement today.

6 February 2020

Doubts over Botswana’s preparedness for corona virus

Botswana may be dangerously unprepared and incapable of wadding off the deadly coronavirus if an outbreak reaches the country.

21 January 2020

Journalism needs to rethink ethics

The general election provided a litmus test of Botswana’s media, showing that is not independent of financial and political influence. JOEL KONOPO* analyses the country’ ailing media sector.

13 December 2019

UB rot sparks row

A furious row has erupted at the cash-strapped University of Botswana over the vice -chancellor, Professor David Norris, who is accused of purging staff “who differ with him” and riding roughshod over tender procedures.