A fresh report on global disaster risk says Botswana does not have reliable data on droughts that could inform mitigation strategies and this will likely pose a "hidden danger" to the country.
BY MPHO KELEBOGE
Magistrate Masilo Mathaka of the Broadhurst Magistrates Court is not amused by State prosecutors’ failure to present a coherent case in the National Petroleum fund saga.
Director General of Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) Peter Magosi will not declassify documents that informed his decision to declare China Jiangsu International Botswana a national security threat.
BY ORATILE OTSETSWE
The struggle for reproductive rights and choices is ongoing as Botswana grapples with challenges in the provision of Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services to its citizens.
The Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) is closing in on a number of companies among them those owned by businessmen and brothers Tshepo and Kegone Sebina.
It has however emerged that a secret memo on the investigation was leaked to members of the public among them the Sebina brothers.
President Mokgweetsi Masisi late Friday admitted that the government made a mistake by amending the Former Presidents Benefits Act.
Fielding questions from journalists upon his arrival from his official trip in the United States of America, Masisi apologized to the nation for wrongly amending the Act in question to please Khama.
Whilst the rates of alcohol consumption have remained relatively stable over the past decade in Botswana, the National Alcohol Household Poll states that alcohol-related harm has increased and that 80 per cent of adults consume alcohol with men more likely to drink than women.
BY PORTIA NKANI
BR Express – the nation’s only passenger train owned and operated by the Botswana Railways is reported to be bleeding the coffers of the state owned agency as it is not yet profitable.
BY CEDRIC SWANKA
Government has reiterated its commitment to provide a conducive environment for youth economic empowerment during this year`s fourth annual youth business expo held in Gaborone recently.
BY KABELO SEITSHIRO
The Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) Board of Directors has not renewed the employment contract of the corporation’s chief executive officer (CEO) Mmetla Masire who left the corporation on Friday.
The water utility denies that he was pushed.