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ISS: Motsepe saga continues to bedevil Botswana-SA relations

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One of the many mysteries about the Bridgette Motsepe affair is why President Mokgweetsi Masisi is pursuing it so relentlessly despite the harm it...

Botswana police to receive Enstrom 480Bs in August

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The Botswana Police Service will be receiving its three new Enstrom 480B helicopters in August, after their delivery was delayed by two months due...

Botswana Defence Force hardware delivered via Namibia

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Images that have emerged on social media allegedly showing Chinese military vehicles arriving in Cape Town are in fact of Botswana Defence Force (BDF)...

Cigarette trafficker arrested at border post

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A 31-year-old suspect is expected to appear in the Lehurutshe Magistrates’ Court on charges of smuggling counterfeit cigarettes. The suspect was arrested on Friday by...

Elephant hunts auctioned in Botswana

Botswana auctioned six licences to hunt 60 elephants, the first in the southern African country since President Mokgweetsi Masisi lifted a five-year ban on...

Botswana inks deal with Enstrom for three 480B helicopters

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Enstrom Helicopter has confirmed that Botswana has ordered three Enstrom 480B turbine helicopters for its police force, with a delegation from Botswana at the...

Botswana police order three Enstrom 480B helicopters

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The Botswana Police Air Support branch has ordered three new Enstrom 480B turbine helicopters from Safomar Aviation and these will join its fleet of...

Botswana election result challenged

Botswana’s main opposition party is challenging the results of 16 parliamentary constituencies won by the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) in last month’s election,...

Ruling party wins Botswana election

The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) won the general election securing 29 national assembly seats, representing 51% of the vote, the chief justice announced. ...

Construction to start on SADC Botswana log depot next year

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Construction work on a multi-million dollar Southern African Development Community (SADC) Standby Force regional logistics depot is set to start in May next year. The...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...