Journalists claim to have been kept from looking at president's compound by security agents.
Botswana's the official co-host at Germany's ITB tourism trade fair in Berlin. How has it found peace and prosperity unlike others on the continent?
Botswana’s criticism of South Africa’s decision to leave the International Criminal Court has seemingly irritated the presidency.
Citizens, community leaders, civil society practitioners – even politicians – have all been reluctant to discuss matters of development and politics.
For a global audience, the movie 'A United Kingdom' is likely to revitalise the popular viewpoint of Botswana as a national success story.
Anderson, of the Faithful Word Baptist Church in Arizona, notoriously welcomed the gunning down in June of 50 people at a nightclub in Florida.
Some 89.3% of Gabonese have access to electricity, the highest rate in mainland sub-Saharan Africa, second to only Mauritius and Seychelles.
The little signs that Botswana's democracy is under stress as president Khama's autocratic streak grows
There’s a word in Setswana that people are now using to refer to Ian Khama. It’s “mong-wame”, which loosely translates to “my owner”, or “my lord”.
President Ian Khama says country will have to tap its sizeable foreign reserves of 88.1 billion pula ($8.55 billion) to counter a slowing economy.
For some governments in Africa today, water is becoming the biggest issue in dealings with neighbours.
Contrarian, arrogant, and a loner—Botswana’s Khama is finally thrust into the spotlight. It could get uncomfortable
As new SADC chair, he would be forgiven for blinking furiously as he tries to adjust—he has never played any major role internationally.
“It is a democracy, if people want a leader to continue, let him continue” - Mugabe.
Ivory Coast refused him entry and the Nigerians took away his security; Mugabe’s star falls to the ground
Mugabe was so angry he stormed out of Nigeria to nearby Equatorial Guinea, where his good friend Teodoro Nguema gave him a shoulder to cry on.
The country imposed an almost complete ban on hunting wildlife in January 2014, and villagers are protesting huge farm losses.
Uganda's Museveni fumes with Kenya Airways. He's not the first; the story of African VIP run-ins with airlines
Former Malawi president Banda had to jump on US leader's Obama plane after her request to Botswana president Khama to hitch a lift was turned down.
"Uncle Bob" is helped by geography. He rules in a neighbourhood that presently has few leaders who can outshine him in a significant way.
Botswana dodges a bullet: Its democracy is safe, but Khama's 'authoritarian' streak is a wake up call
History is full of great kingdoms and empires that were built by wise men, but ruined in short order by a reckless and inept heir.
Khama wins second term as Botswana's BDP becomes Africa's, and one of the world's, longest-ruling democratic parties
In a growing sign of the weariness over the BDP's domination of power, the opposition warned of authoritarian tendencies.
Tale of two Africas: In Botswana, a 'boring' election; in Tunisia 6 terrorists killed ahead of tense vote
Elsewhere election “disturbances” means guns and burnings. In Botswana it is when a storm blows off the roof of a makeshift polling station