If you listened to a certain section of the media, you would think there was some kind of national crisis. You would assume that we have a constitutional crisis. We don’t! There is only one president and his name is His Excellency Dr. Eric Masisi. Fullstop. He has the full powers of a sitting President. Ga se motshwareledi.
By Adam Phetlhe
Compliments and welcome to the silly political season that has started in earnest. We are spoilt for choice!
The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) has noted word going around in some circles that it wants to expel the Botswana People's Party (BPP) from its fold because of differences over ward allocations. This is definately not true. If any individual within the UDC expressed such a posiyion, we would like to strongly distance ourselves from it.
The Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) was today (Wednesday) forced to send prosecutors and support staff back home and close down offices, after their building was deluged by a freakish flood.
Former Directorate of intelligence and Security Services (DISS) Director General, Isaac Kgosi’s dealings have been placed under a microscope in an ongoing comprehensive lifestyle audit conducted by the Botswana Unified Revenue Services (BURS).
Efforts are ongoing to substantially beef the security detail of President Mokgweetsi Masisi after intelligence picked growing direct threats on him, Sunday Standard has leant.
This was found after an audit revealed that many in the president’s security detail were young, inexperienced and generally not sufficiently trained for the task at hand.
By Calistus Bosaletswe
The Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) is likely to charge expelled ruling party parliamentary candidate, Tshepang Mabaila, for using a fake Clinical Psychology degree certificate.
The Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) has put the squeeze on investors who made millions of Pula from dealing with the Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DIS) under former Director General Isaac kgosi but evaded paying tax.
Botswana Unified Revenue Services (BURS) investigators who are conducting a lifestyle audit on former Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services Director General, Isaac Kgosi were this week trying to get to the bottom of how the former spy chief managed to pull off an “off the books” electricity connection of his farm in Maboane to the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) grid.
The High Court has issued a landmark decision on the Legal Practitioners Act (LPA) which prohibits legal practitioners from advertising their practice.
Justice Mercy Garekwe found that the Legal Practitioners Act that prohibited lawyers from advertising contravened Botswana’s Constitution which guarantees freedom of expression.