The President of the University of Botswana students committee, Mishingo Jeremia, says he rejects decision mulled by campus authorities to ban political activity by both students and staff.
Tengo Rubadiri and Unoda Mack, both Gaborone-based lawyers representing two other lawyers, Tiro Mothusi and Herbert Sikhakhane, in a fraud case, are expected to give their final submissions next week in a marathon trial which has been running for close to two years.
The much awaited meeting between Anglican Church Batswana priests and their Bishop, Trevor Mwamba, is reported to have failed to take place as was widely expected last Saturday.
Gaborone Chief Magistrate Lot Moroka on Friday ruled that the former Permanent Secretary in the then Ministry of Local Government and Lands, Eldvidges Mhlauli, has a case to answer.
This follows after Mhlauli entered a plea of no case to answer.
Mhlauli is facing charges of abuse of office and knowingly making false statements under oath.
The government’s poverty eradication efforts, while noble, are often crippled by institutional frameworks, lack of mainstreaming and communication breakdown between relevant committees, ministries and stakeholders.
The Debswana Orapa and Letlhakane Mines General Manager, Seb Sebetlela, recently made a passionate plea to Batswana to support the government’s efforts and use whatever platform is availed to them to praise the country’s diamonds as “diamonds for development”.
The political amalgamation between the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) and the Botswana Alliance Movement (BAM) will on Saturday reach the highest perch as the two parties officially seal the pact of cooperation agreement in Maun despite much outrage and criticisms from other opposition parties over the weakness of the model.
The Department of Animal Health and Production is involved in frantic efforts to contain yet another outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the Ngamiland area.
Botswana’s campaign to attract foreign investors and diversify the economy away from diamonds has opened the country’s door to sweatshops and human trafficking – Sunday Standard investigations have revealed.
A Kulenyane DVD packed in a bag by Gontse Gontse while relocating to France has created an opportunity for a month long European Tour for Culture Spears the traditional music group responsible for the hit DVD. The DVD rotated amongst Batswana, South African, Namibians, and Africans from other parts of Africa in France, Germany and Belgium.