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05 Mar 2019

BY MPHO KELEBOGE

Preliminary investigations into the nexus of corruption between business and political elites suggests that billions of pula worth of contracts were steered to construction companies with links to former Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services Isaac kgosi and his political associates.

05 Mar 2019

BY THOBO MOTLHOKA

Director General of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DISS), Brigadier Peter Magosi, has allayed any security fears following President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s announcement that the Presidential Jet failed to start.

05 Mar 2019

The Botswana Government is worried that negative reports around the lifting of the hunting ban may harm Botswana’s tourism.

This comes after Director of Elephants Without Boarders Dr Mike Chase and Director of Great Plains Dereck Joubert issued statements warning of “dozens of poached elephants” and disparaging “Botswana’s Blood Law” respectively. 

05 Mar 2019

BY THOBO MOTLHOKA

President Mokgweetsi Masisi has fended off negative publicity surrounding Botswana’s conservation policy arguing that contrary to popular belief there has never been a protracted ban on hunting.

05 Mar 2019

The Gaborone North MP, Haskins Nkaigwa, who retraced his steps to the Umbrella for Democratic Change on Thursday is claiming that while it talks a really good game, the Alliance for Progressives is actually playing a bad one.

“The party portrays itself as having a good value system but some of its members don’t live up to those values,” the MP says.

05 Mar 2019

BY THOBO MOTLHOKA

Any Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) politician who finds themselves facing corruption charges is on their own. This was said by President Mokgweetsi Masisi when addressing the media on Friday, March 1st. The President said he had never nor would ever attempt to prevent anybody from being investigated for corruption.

05 Mar 2019

Former President Lt Gen Ian Khama left very little to the imagination when he described a Botswana Defence Force (BDF) decision not to invite him to the Fallen Heroes Commemoration as “unusual.”

05 Mar 2019

A protracted David and Goliath legal battle be fought at the High Court when Debswana Diamond Mining Company appeals a ruling of the Francistown Land Tribunal in favour of Moshe Phologolo - a farmer in the Boteti Constituency.

05 Mar 2019

Controversial Director of Elephants Without Borders Dr Mike Chase claims there are people out there threatening to kill him.

He alleges to have received death threats stemming from allegations he peddled in the international media to the effect that elephant poaching in Botswana was spiralling out of control.

05 Mar 2019

The Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW)  has asked  for technical support from WHO, UNICEF, UNAIDS and CDC to review data processes and assist the country in determining the best modalities for data quality improvement and priority actions for the country to progress toward the path to elimination.

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