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18 Dec 2006

If it is privacy you want, then your new year’s resolution should be to throw away your cell phone and computer.

Picture this: You have just tested positive to HIV, you wish to confide in a friend through an e-mail or phone and your secret ends up as gossip in the corridors of local police stations.

18 Dec 2006

The Leader of the Opposition, Otweletse Moupo, has called on his colleagues in parliament to go beyond the obvious when debating the Security and Intelligence Bill.

He said he is not impressed that, instead of interrogating the motives and origins of the Bill, some MPs have chosen to engage in “unrestrained ululation of the BDP government.”

18 Dec 2006

Member of Parliament for Mmadinare, Ponatshego Kedikilwe, has argued for the impeachment provision in the Security and Intelligence Bill currently before parliament.

18 Dec 2006

According to the Letlhakeng West MP, Filbert Nagafela, the just ended Basarwa case must have taught government that democracy is not something to merely talk about but is something to be publicly seen and practiced with the full participation of the people involved: that is the public.

18 Dec 2006

If what the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP)’s factional spin doctors and strategists are saying is anything to go by, then minister of Foreign Affairs and MP for Mahalapye West, Mompati Merafhe, might not be in parliament after the 2009 general elections.

18 Dec 2006

MPs on Friday expressed their dissatisfaction with government for taking too long to effect successful motions that were thoroughly discussed and passed by parliament.

The MPs said the government was leaving them in the lurch by not implementing bills passed despite unequivocal support given by the responsible ministers.

18 Dec 2006

When Friends and relatives wish them compliments of the new season, Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Baledzi Gaolathe, and his assistant, Duncan Mlazie, will sigh with relief that a cruel year is finally behind them.

17 Dec 2006

DiamondEx, the mid-tier diamond miner, bounced back to trading Thursday with an announcement that it secured funding for the mine construction and development for its Lerala project that will spur economic boom in the northern parts of the country.

The miner, which took a three-day break from trading, said it had secured a A$ 20 million (P 98 million) from Babcock & Brown.

17 Dec 2006

Imara Holdings brightened the faces of its shareholders as its half year results shot up 76 percent year-on-year, thanks to a bull run in the commodity markets and an increase in assets managed by its fund management division.

17 Dec 2006

Metsef, the estranged wholesale company, staged a spectacular come back last week when Sefalana Holdings acquired the entire shareholding of Metcash South Africa in a court settlement to duck-out of one of the most acrimonious legal tussles in Botswana’s corporate history.

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