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09 Nov 2018

I write this column to clarify the misconception that seems to prevail more in the younger generation than the older one – the misconception is that bogadi is given to thank the bride’s family for raising their daughter. This is a weird supposition because nowhere in bogadi discussions or negotiations do you have anybody mentioning that they are delivering bogadi to thank the bride’s family.

09 Nov 2018

On Monday President Mokgweetsi Masisi used his maiden state of the Nation Address to claim a political high ground that has up to now eluded him.

He used the speech to set a broad economic strategy for his presidency.

He made big and bold announcements, like setting an Investment Board that he will chair.

05 Nov 2018

In a curious turn of events, Vice Chairperson of troubled Choppies Enterprises Farouk Ismail, Gaborone High Court Judge Zein Kebonang and businessman Moitsheki 'Checks' Lekalake went to Zimbabwe last week to meet the Mphoko family behind the back of other Choppies Directors.

04 Nov 2018

BY REUBEN PITSE & KHONANI ONTEBETSE

Samson Guma Moyo is facing investigations for allegedly abusing his power as Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Statutory Bodies to pursue vendetta against former Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) Director General Rose Seretse.

04 Nov 2018

BY THOBO MOTLHOKA

The Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture (MYESC) has climbed down from their decision to get rid of one of former president Ian Khama’s populist programmes. The Ministry released a statement last week that they were suspending Khama’s programmes, citing budgetary constraints.

04 Nov 2018

On a purely objective basis, there is nothing that Ian Khama achieved in the decade that he was Botswana president between 2008 and 2018.

04 Nov 2018

BY THOBO MOTLHOKA
 
Lawyers in the power tussle case involving the International Pentecostal Holiness Church (IPHC) have submitted an application with the Registrar of the High Court calling for increased security at the high profile case scheduled for tomorrow (Monday, November 5) at Gaborone High Court.

04 Nov 2018

BY THOBO MOTLHOKA


Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Kagiso Molatlhegi seems the most likely candidate to replace current Speaker of the House Gladys Kokorwe should the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) win the 2019 General Elections.

04 Nov 2018

A huge international scam masquerading as a United Nations humanitarian agency targeting the poor and vulnerable is reported to be operating in Botswana.

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