Many young white people are encouraged by their parents to just “move on” with the business of the future, writes Adriaan Basson.
A high court in Botswana's capital has dismissed the opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change's call to have the results of the October general election thrown out over "irregularities".
Botswana's newly-elected president Mokgweetsi Masisi vowed to make the economy his top priority in the diamond-rich country which is struggling with income inequality, high unemployment and a high rate of HIV.
Botswana has voted in a cliffhanger election set to test the decades-long dominance of the ruling party and challenge the country's image of stability.
BLF leader Andile Mngxitama has been ordered by the Gauteng High Court sitting in Johannesburg, to refrain from continuing to accuse billionaire and mining mogul, Patrice Motsepe, of meddling in Botswana's politics.
The president of Botswana, the nation with the world’s largest elephant population, likened the country’s travails with its numerous pachyderms to the number of Africans who have migrated to Europe to find a better life.
Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi has used his first state-of-the-nation address to openly attack his predecessor Ian Khama in an unprecedented clash in a country that prides itself on stability.
Botswana’s president, Mokgweetsi Masisi, wants a new long-term diamond-sales pact with De Beers when the current 10-year deal expires in 2020.
Botswana's new President Mokgweetsi Masisi has met South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and is expected to visit struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's home.
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 has hanged a 44-year-old man for murdering his boss, prisons services announced, despite mounting criticism from rights groups and the European Union.
Incumbent President Mokgweetsi Masisi won a five-year term in Botswana's elections which saw his ruling party secure more than 51% of parliamentary votes, the chief justice says.
Botswanan former president Ian Khama has accused his chosen successor of becoming an autocrat and threatening the country's reputation as a beacon of stability in Africa.
International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has delivered a message to Botswana to say the South African government had nothing to do with businesswoman Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe's reported meddling in that country's politics.
Donald Trump is a contentious topic in Botswana, where the government is uneasy over a former leader's harsh criticism of the American president.
South Africa's Advocate Dali Mpofu is reportedly set to lead a legal team to challenge Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his Zanu-PF party's victory in the just ended elections – on behalf of the opposition MDC Alliance.
Botswana’s new president, Mokgweetsi Masisi, has fired the Director of Intelligence and Security Services Colonel Isaac Seabelo Kgosi.
Botswana's new president Mokgweetsi Masisi is expected in Zimbabwe on Monday on a working visit. He will hold talks with his Zimbabwean counterpart Emmerson Mnangagwa.
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