ARTICLES RELATING TO IAN KHAMA

Malema on Botswana visa restrictions list

2014-12-02 18:39

EFF leader Julius Malema is one of 40 foreign nationals Botswana has placed on visa restrictions since President Ian Khama took power, Home Affairs Minister Edwin Batshu has told Parliament.

SA, Botswana strengthen ties

2014-11-21 05:25

It is important that the more than 30 agreements South Africa signed with Botswana are implemented, President Jacob Zuma says.

Court thwarts Khama’s plans to tap brother as VP

2014-11-11 12:05

Botswana’s government says it will accept a court ruling that effectively thwarts President Ian Khama’s bid to appoint his brother as vice-president.

Botswana court hears challenge to VP vote

2014-11-07 08:15

Botswana's High Court has heard a petition challenging the constitutionality of parliamentary rules that allow lawmakers to vote for the vice president by secret ballot.

Botswana's Khama sworn in for 2nd term

2014-10-28 16:26

Botswana’s president Ian Khama has been sworn in for his second term after winning re-election with a reduced majority, pledging to intensify efforts to diversify the economy and eradicate poverty.

Botswana president wins second term in power

2014-10-26 07:27

Botswana President Ian Khama has won a second term in power after his party secured a parliamentary majority at the polls, an official has announced.

Women ululate as Khama votes in Botswana polls

2014-10-24 09:48

Women in Botswana have ululated as incumbent president Ian Khama voted at a community hall in Serowe, with one of them saying he is “a great man for this country”.

Botswana's ruling party favoured in elections

2014-10-23 18:00

The ruling party in Botswana, which has dominated politics since independence in 1966, is again the front-runner ahead of elections in the southern African nation.

EFF - Botswana president a dictator

2014-09-12 19:26

Botswana's refusal to grant EFF leader Julius Malema a visa shows that its president is a dictator, the party says.

No corruption in my govt - Botswana leader

2014-09-10 14:23

President Ian Khama says Botswana is the only country in Africa where corruption suspects are investigated in order to ensure transparency.

 

No vendetta against EFF, says Botswana govt

2014-11-21 16:00

The Botswana government does not have a vendetta against members of South Africa’s EFF, Labour and Home Affairs Minister Edwin Batshu says.

Ian Khama nixes brother as VP

2014-11-12 21:21

Botswana's president has shied away from nominating his brother as vice president, ending a political and legal battle that threw the country's democratic reputation into question.

Botswana court rebuffs president

2014-11-07 22:43

Botswana's High Court has rebuffed an attempt by President Ian Khama's party to change parliamentary voting rule.

Botswana president - show hands for vice president

2014-11-04 18:41

Opposition parties say the Botswana president's vice president vote by show of hands is intimidation.

Botswana leader Khama to be sworn in for 2nd term

2014-10-27 14:09

The president of diamond-rich Botswana Ian Khama is set to be sworn in after seeing off the fiercest challenge yet to his party’s half century of unbroken rule.

Botswana opposition confident

2014-10-24 16:04

Voting is proceeding smoothly in parliamentary and presidential elections in Botswana.

Voting begins in Botswana's elections

2014-10-24 07:24

Polling stations have opened in nationwide elections in which the Botswana Democratic Party, which has ruled the country since 1965, faces a tough challenge from a recently united opposition.

Polls: Botswana’s ruling BDP struggles to retain its grip

2014-10-23 07:55

Botswana’s ruling party, which has governed the diamond-rich country since 1965, is facing an unprecedented electoral battle as a traditionally fragmented opposition unites against it.

Outrage as Botswana journo charged with sedition

2014-09-11 07:42

A Botswana newspaper editor has been discharged with sedition after a story claimed President Ian Khama was involved in a car accident, prompting angry allegations of stifling press freedom.

No 'foul play' in opposition leader's death – Botswana cops

2014-08-21 14:29

A Botswana police investigation has found the death of an opposition leader just months before a general election to be an accident, a claim angrily rejected by his party.

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