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17 Feb 2019

For the last few weeks, the UDC has been thrust so firmly into the public glare of our national politics.

Is the organization living up to the public scrutiny?

The jury is still out.

But so far the early optics are not so much encouraging. Emerging is a picture of an entity totally unable to withstand the elasticity strain.

17 Feb 2019

By now, the whole world knows about the atrocities committed by the Zimbabwe National Army and the Zimbabwe Republic Police against unarmed civilians who were excising their rights to protest the failures of their government.

Everyone knows about Zimbabwe’s failed economy and the hardships people are facing without a national currency.

17 Feb 2019

One of the most bizarre things South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said in his state of the nation address during the opening of parliament on the 10th of February 2019 is that South Africa has granted prospecting rights to a French company Total for the exploration of oil off the coast of South Africa. He said it without batting an eyelid.

17 Feb 2019

By Richard Moleofe

Since we have little or nothing to show for our military spending over the years, what is the next step we need to follow going forward? This question arises from the litany of failures regarding our spending as opposed to what we have in the Botswana Defence Force arsenal.

14 Feb 2019

By Khonani Ontebetse

The University of Botswana (UB) has slapped two of its directors with suspension letters over allegations of maladministration bringing to three the number of academic staff suspended for unrelated alleged transgressions this year alone.

14 Feb 2019

By Khonani Ontebetse

BCL’s financial woes deepened on Friday as the Court of Appeal upheld an appeal by Russian giant Norilsk Nickel Africa and awarded a legal cost bill against BCL expected to run into millions of Pula.

14 Feb 2019

By Thobo Motlhoka

The French Ambassador to Botswana Pierre Voillery has acknowledged President Dr. Mokgweetsi Masisi’s forthrightness in his engagement with the media taking a veiled swipe at former President Ian Khama.

14 Feb 2019

By Victor Baatweng   

Come October 2019 Batswana will have to choose between a “refurbished” country and a “renewed” one, so says leader of the minority party in Parliament – Ndaba Gaolatlhe.

14 Feb 2019

Two Zimbabwean nationals - Nkosana Admire Ngwenya (28) and Meshack Nyakaswa (43) of Ngwenya and Associates are reported to be defying an order barring them from practising as attorneys in Botswana.

The duo is facing multiple charges relating to work and residence permit fraud amongst others.

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