The Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) is expected to apply for the extradition of former Botswana Railways Chief Executive Officer Andrew Lunga to face corruption charges in Botswana. Lunga’s corruption case is the tip of an iceberg as the DCEC cracks down on Botswana Railways’ long legacy of corruption and cover up spanning more than two decades.

Member of Parliament for Tati East Guma Moyo is suing his Gaborone North counterpart Haskins Nkaigwa for P2 million in damages for defamation, it a case believed to be a “proxy war” for the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) power struggle between Sidney Pilane and Ndaba Gaolatlhe.

International credit rating agency, Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Rating Services has revised Botswana’s economic outlook from stable to negative. The agency said Friday that the revision of the outlook to “negative” is meant to reflect the downside risks emanating from the possibility of a prolonged commodity price shock, especially in the diamond sector.

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The Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) is expected to apply for the extradition of former Botswana Railways Chief Executive Officer Andrew Lunga to face corruption charges in Botswana.

Member of Parliament for Tati East Guma Moyo is suing his Gaborone North counterpart Haskins Nkaigwa for P2 million in damages for defamation, it a case believed to be a “proxy war” for the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) power struggle...

International credit rating agency, Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Rating Services has revised Botswana’s economic outlook from stable to negative.

It was a chance meeting, nothing like a scene from those old spy movies. No planned rendezvous, no badly lit smoked filled room, none of those shadowy world props.

Botswana broke ranks with the international elephant conservation movement yesterday and boycotted the burning of 105 metric tons of seized ivory aimed at highlighting scourge of illegal elephant poaching that was attended by a number of African...

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    Business

    Government investment arm, the Botswana Development Corporation (BDC) is said to have approached

    Air Botswana Employees Union (ABEU) has issued a statutory notice that it will be taking the emba

    The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has lifted the trading halt on BTCL shares following the compan

    Data released by the World Bank shows that Botswana has the highest density in terms of the numbe

    Lifestyle

    It felt like déjà vu a couple of weeks back when local promoters heard through the grapevine that

    Last week Sunday the 24th marked a different day.

    St Louis Lager, Botswana’s first and only proud local beer brand that has also been a part of Bat

    According to recent reports, the number of people worldwide with diabetes has quadrupled since 19

    Sports

    Botswana Netball Association (BONA) intends to use the African Netball World Youth Cup Qualifiers

    Township Rollers management has been irked by the Botswana Football Association (BFA) National Di

    Six Township Rollers players may boycott a national team call up in solidarity with team mate Ofe

    Orapa United were in uncharted territory over the weekend.

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    Many accomplished scholars exude an air of composure about them; a cold and idealistic detachment

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