If the numbers do not add up, truth is probably missing from the equation. Botswana Defence Force (BDF) this week suggested that the more than P40 billion it is spending on military hardware is surplus from the National development 10 provision, Sunday Standard investigations can however reveal that the army has used up the money is was allocated under the plan period.
President Ian Khama and Leader of the Opposition Duma Boko are at odds over the appointment of a new Ombudsman.
The position recently fell vacant with the retirement of Festinah Bakwena.
Following the cancellation of a controversial P45 million catering tender, the University of Botswana has launched an investigation that will seek to illuminate how former Deputy Vice Chancellor, Professor Lydia Nyati-Saleshando, came to...
Scholars agree that Botswana’s exceptionalism is not a result of the country producing the best gem diamonds in the world but of having had the best-performing presidency on the continent.
Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) Director General, Rose Seretse on Friday stopped short of accusing the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) of blocking prosecutions against big fishes accused of corruption.
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