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The muffled cry of a mother who lost her son 23 February 2021

The muffled cry of a mother who lost her son

Mosidi Mokaeya

For Kebafilemang Mpifelang December 17, 2020 is a day she will never forget. The mother of three fights back tears as she describes how her son and nephew disappeared under her care in Mmatshumu, a tiny San village situated 55km from Letlhakane, the headquarters of Boteti sub-District.

19 February 2021

BTV head in dodgy tender deals

In the scramble for DBS tenders, General Manager (Projects) is at the centre of allegations that he prioritizes cronyism over competitive bidding, writes Calistus Bosaletswe.

20 January 2021

‘Gold rush’ as Botswana meets appetite for lion goods

Data shows that over a 10-year period South Africa received most of the live lions and their products exported from Botswana – including 16 live lions in 2019.
Investigation by Calistus Bosaletswe for INK Centre for Investigative Journalism.

14 January 2021

Perils of sex workers in Botswana

Calistus Bosaletswe

Naledi Paledi a sex worker who reside in Gaborone paints a gory picture of violence against sex workers in Botswana that almost left her dead at the hands of a client who had sought service from her.