President Mokgweetsi Masisi has distanced himself from the alleged decision by Permanent Secretary to the President (PSP) Carter Morupisi to recall former President Ian Khama’s staff.
Botswana Power Corporation Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Stefan Schwarzfischer who last week confessed that the power utility is a cesspool of corruption has been fingered as the biggest fish in the sleaze sewer and the board has resolved to launch an investigation against him.
Government is snowed under an avalanche of lawsuits in the fall out of the sudden closure of the BCL copper and Nickel mine which is now having a domino effect.
One of the greatest attributes that sets a leader apart has to be their loyalty to their constituents. To whom, or to what, is a leader loyal? Do their personal convictions come first? To Tswapong Region’s Kgosi Galeakanye Modise the latter may be the case.
As a nation Botswana stands on the cusp of self-destruction.
A true Armageddon is upon us. Unless of course the evil forces among the people we call leaders can change course.
Unless someone can call time on him, the opposition UDC will continue look at Ian Khama and see in him a godsend.
There is a time when I envied foreign nationals in Zimbabwe, not for what they had or for what they were doing then but for what their embassies were doing for them.
For over two months now Choppies has failed to release its financials.
A behemoth by Botswana standards, it was always clear that Choppies had feet of clay.
It was a one man show – with the CEO running the chain store by a hand set – from suppliers all the way down to the cleaner.
Not many people will sympathise with a person on a death row, perhaps understandably so, considering that in most cases such a person would have committed gruesome acts on other persons. It is this assumption, on the backdrop of a surge of support for capital punishment, that makes speaking for the rights of death row inmates almost unthinkable.
It has been a tough three and half years for the Verma family particularly the only son of the family - Deepak Verma.
The Parliamentary Committee on Statutory Bodies and State Enterprises has ordered the central bank – Bank of Botswana to conduct a forensic audit on one of the local commercial banks – Bank Gaborone.