The African Jotter

30 year old minister Botswana becomes internet sensation across Africa

Newly appointed 30 year old Botswana minister Bogolo Joy Kenewendo is being celebrated on social media…

Changing presidents without elections: Zimbabwe, South Africa, Botswana

The convention across most of Africa is that a new president is usually sworn in after…

New Botswana president seeks to wean country off dependence on diamonds

Botswana’s new president, sworn in on Sunday as the country’s leader, said he would give priority…

Botswana swears in its 5th leader, President Mokgweetsi Masisi

The Southern African nation of Botswana has sworn-in its new president in the person of Mokgweetsi…

Botswana bill to raise age of sexual consent to 18 to combat defilement

The government of Botswana has initiated moves to raise the age of sexual consent from the…

Botswana President Accuses Trump of Supporting Elephant Poaching

One of Africa’s most stable democracies has had about enough of elephant killings and wants a…