Independence buys freedom

Khama builds palace in Eswatini, Botswana unhappy

After he overstayed his welcome in South Africa, former president Ian Khama is reportedly building a mansion at the luxurious Nkonyeni Golf Estate on land given to him by King Mswati of Eswatini.

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.

COMMENT: This is not who we are!

Congo is a land far away from us, yet its chaos has found a place at home. Potentially the richest country in the world, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is the sucking vortex of all that is wrong with post-colonial Africa.

Inside Lesotho dirty battles with SADC

Heated correspondence shows the scale at which Lesotho and Southern African Development Committee (SADC) are determined to fight over the assassination of a Lesotho army general, JOEL KONOPO.