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Masisi is conflicted in Eswatini and “out of depth” 6 July 2021

Masisi is conflicted in Eswatini and “out of depth”

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) should recall President Mokgweetsi Masisi, current chair of the SADC organ on Politics, Defence and Security (Troika), who lacks objectivity about the unfolding crisis in eSwatini and therefore cannot mediate between the clashing security forces and demonstrators calling for electoral reforms.

15 June 2021

How CMB hypnotized Peloetletse with dirty money

INK reporters

Emmah Peloetletse, acting Permanent Secretary to the President (PSP), allegedly promised an investment management firm her full support in their bid to increase their exposure to the country’s largest pension fund, allegedly in exchange for kickbacks.

31 May 2021

EIA Committee quashes Ghanzi farmer’s claim that mining bad for environment

Calistus Bosaletswe

A South African absentee farmer has lost an appeal seeking the court to reverse a government authorised Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) granted to a Australian junior copper miner, Tshukudu Metals mining in the Ghanzi region.

19 April 2021

Forced marriage threatens teenager’s education

Mosidi Mokaeya

Ragele Karosa* (16) of Ngami Junior Secondary School has a passion for success. She values school more so because she has dropped out twice due to pregnancy. Her premature motherhood has become a financial burden to her unemployed parents who were already struggling to make ends meet. The youngster says that she regrets her pregnancies because they have cemented her parents’ belief that by now she should be a wife. Now, the Herero born student of Semboyo village in Ngamiland fears that she will soon be forced to become a child bride.