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A memorial service was held in Gaborone, to honour Sir Ketumile Masire, who has been described as a disciplinarian, agriculturalist, educationalist and a family man.

Masire hailed as man who believed in principles of democracy

Wednesday 28 June 2017 17:23

Former Botswana president Sir Ketumile Masire has been hailed as a man who believed in the principles of democracy and respected the constitution and the rule of law.

Masire hailed as man who believed in principles of democracy

Wednesday 28 June 2017 17:23

Former Botswana president Sir Ketumile Masire has been hailed as a man who believed in the principles of democracy and respected the constitution and the rule of law.

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Sir Masire was a family man, says son

Wednesday 28 June 2017 12:42

The son of the late former Botswana President Sir Ketumile Masire, Mmetla says his father was a family man, who would spare his family time, despite his official work.

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Dignitaries in Botswana for Sir Masire's send-off

Wednesday 28 June 2017 05:27

Several dignitaries have arrived for the memorial and funeral service of former Botswana President Sir Ketumile Masire.

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Bomb blast kills eight on Kenya-Somalia border

Tuesday 27 June 2017 19:03

Eight people, including four children returning to school after Eid celebrations, were killed Tuesday by a roadside bomb in eastern Kenya near the border with Somalia, police said.

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Botswana president pays last respects to Masire

Tuesday 27 June 2017 17:59

Ian Khama joined his countrymen and women in paying his last respects to one of his predecessors, Sir Ketumile Masire in Gaborone.

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Botswana pays tribute to the late Sir Ketumile Masire

Tuesday 27 June 2017 14:16

Botswana president Ian Khama has paid his last respect to former president Sir Ketumile Masire. Masire's body is lying in state at the country's parliament, and Batswana are paying their respects.

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SA, Kenya seek to boost trade opportunities

Tuesday 27 June 2017 09:25

SA businesses had a crucial role to play in growing the Kenyan economy following on from the commitments made during the State Visit by President Jacob Zuma.

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Botswana's Masire to lie in state

Tuesday 27 June 2017 07:32

Former Botswana President Ketumile Masire will lie in state on Tuesday.

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Botswana people celebrate Masire's life

Monday 26 June 2017 20:55

Kanye village, north of Botswana capital Gaborone is celebrating the life of its son Sir Ketumile Masire, who has been lauded as an internationalist and democrat.

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Nine dead as 7 suicide bombers hit NE Nigeria  

Monday 26 June 2017 20:22

Nine people have been killed in a string of suicide attacks in Maiduguri, a city in Nigeria's restive northeast where Boko Haram Islamists began a deadly insurgency in 2009, police said.

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