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Ernest Moloi
  • Botswana-China Beef Protocol negotiations make headway

    A few takeaways stand out distinctly from last week’s China’s Lunar New Year (Spring Festival) celebration at the Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC)!Graced by Botswana’s third President, Festus Mogae, members of the diplomatic...

  • China helps Botswana fight climate change

    The scorching sun was sworn on assaulting anything on its path on this Thursday morning the 21st of December, 2023!But not even the intensity of the El-Nino induced drought could deter the resolve of a handful guests that had convened for a special...

  • Kgafela addresses BaKgatla in S’fikile on road to independence

    BaKgatla baga Kgafela Sovereign, Kgosikgolo Kgafela II, is scheduled to address multitudes of BaKgatla tomorrow in S’fikile, Northwest Province, South Africa. Mothusa Kgosikgolo Bana Sekai told a Kgotla meeting on Thursday (14 December 2023) that...

  • Kgafela addresses BaKgatla in S’fikile on road to independence

    BaKgatla baga Kgafela Sovereign, Kgosikgolo Kgafela II is scheduled to address multitudes of BaKgatla tomorrow in S’fikile, Northwest Province, South Africa.Mothusa Kgosikgolo Bana Sekai told a Kgotla meeting Thursday (14 December 2023) that this...

  • Africa resolves to tackle anti-competitive conduct

    The protocol on competition policy seeks to regulate competition within the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to prevent anti-competitive practices to ensure that the projected gains from trade liberalisation are not undermined by these...

  • Garba of Gujarat’ achieves UNESCO’s inscription at ongoing 18.COM in Kasane

    ‘Garba of Gujarat’ of Gujarat State, India has been inscribed in UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) of Humanity during the on-going 18th session of the ‘Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the...

  • 18.COM approves 6 Elements for Urgent Safeguarding

    Six elements under Urgent Safeguarding List and 56 under Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Humanity have been considered and approved during the ongoing 18th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the 2003 Convention for...

  • Meeting Ukraine’s President, Volodomyr Zelensky

    It’s a Tuesday, the 14th of November 2023. Kyiv, the capital city of besieged Ukraine, is cold wet with a drizzle – a good omen for a Motswana journalist about to encounter the President of this bold and daring country! The horror of war is...

  • “Russian Language in Africa: The Way of Friendship and Cooperation”

    Do you wish to learn Russian language – for business or leisure?Well, then the Centre of Additional Professional Education “Alpha-Dialogue,” supported by the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation has the perfect opportunity for you.It...

  • Ukraine-Africa Summit still on the agenda

    Ukraine has not abandoned the idea of a Ukraine-Africa summit, Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba told a delegation of visiting African journalists mid November in Kyiv.“It is still on our agenda. We are working on it. I do believe we are working on...

  • UNESCO splashes over P1 million on Seperu Folkdance

    Botswana will host the 18th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage from 3rd to 9th December 2023 in Kasane.This presents the Chobe District a rare opportunity to showcase its Seperu...

  • Ukraine to open embassy in Gaborone, Botswana ‘soon’

    Ukraine plans to “soon”, open an embassy in Gaborone, Botswana, as part of its efforts to build “strategic partnership” with African states and bolster political dialogue.This was revealed by Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky in his...

  • Ukraine hosts Grain for Africa Summit end of November

    Kyiv, Ukraine - Ukraine will host this year’s ‘Grain for Africa Summit’ at the end of this month in efforts to promote food security, a spokesperson of the Ukraine Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Oleg Nikolenko has saidThe programme – an...

  • Motswana in war zone, forced into bullet-proof vest, helmet

    The day is overcast with a drizzle that renders autumn cold and bitter. One just wonders what December winter will be like. It's the 11th November 2023. At 0719 we leave Airport Hotel Recepja in Warsaw, Poland, on a bus for the 800 km drive to...

  • Ukraine’s Volodymr Zelensky ready to visit Africa

    Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelensky stands ready to visit any country in the African continent to expand the horizons of friendship and will gladly welcome a meeting with the African Union in efforts to “attain peace in our soil”.Zelensky was...

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