Botswana is set for an artificial budget surplus triggered by diamond production and the crawling peg between the pula and the US dollar, a research has shown.
The number of Batswana who are now turning to the stock exchange for investment purposes jumped up by 300 percent year-on-year as they try to take advantage of the buoyant equity market, brokers said last week.
The move comes at a time when the markets are on their high, largely pushed by banking stocks and other consumer stocks.
The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) has recommended that governments should develop and provide information technology training in forensic, crime and disaster scene investigations.
“Communication will transform the Siamese twins into triplets”
An unholy war has been allowed to ferment between three most inseparable legally equal entities in the productivity triangle. This war is being waged and fortified within this love triangle comprising of the government, the employer and the worker.
A few months ago Tlokweng police officers found themselves saddled with a very difficult case. Two villagers walked into the charge office and filed a complaint that they had been assaulted by a Botswana Defence Force (BDF) patrol team.
Sex workers filled the court room.
Thirteen sex workers, ranging in ages from 20 to 36, were this Friday arraigned before the Urban Customary Court President, Kgosi Dikwalo Monametsi, to answer to charges of idling and disorderly conduct.
Zimbabweans are being searched out and flushed out of some villages in Botswana – this emerged in a shadow report by the Ditshwanelo Human Rights Organisation to the United Nations Committee on elimination of racial discrimination presented earlier this year.
Cabinet has renewed the contract of CEDA (Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency) Chief Executive Thapelo Matsheka.
Dr. Matsheka’s contract expired in February this year but competing interests inside cabinet and at the Ministry of Finance locked on a standoff, with one side calling for his contract renewal and the other opposing the move.
Army role in civilian policing expected to grow further under Khama’s presidency
Next time you phone the nearest police station to report a break in there is a good chance that you may have gun toting Botswana Defence Force officers showing up on your door step, instead of police officers.
Confidential government report posted on internet Accusing finger points at Survival International, First People of the Kalahari Government condemns the leak
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is searching for answers following the “leakage” of a confidential government report which was posted on the internet this week.