Former President Lt Gen Ian Khama’s supporters are lobbying him to contest for the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) chairmanship in what is believed to be part of a grand plan to oust President Mokgweetsi Masisi.
Botswana has opened a back door for shady companies and wealthy foreigners trying to get away with money laundering, tax avoidance and evasion in their home countries – an international tax watchdog has revealed.
Nobody can say with absolute certainty what kind of leader Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi will be but he will certainly do things a lot differently than President Lieutenant General Ian Khama. “It was a pleasure seeing members of Parliament and the Media.
Government has succeeded in collapsing the Public Serviced Bargaining Council (PSBC) but still finds itself having to sit around the bargaining table with the manual workers union as the union exposed the triumph by government as a Pyrrhic victory.
PARLIAMENT - The Parliament on Monday unanimously rejected the Tourism Amendment Bill in which the Minister responsible for Tourism Tshekedi Khama seeks to raise money for the cash strapped Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO).
The amendment of the Tourism Act as proposed by Tshekedi is expected to accommodate the collection of the proposed Tourism Development Levy by BTO.
In what appears to be a worrisome departure from a long held tradition, President Ian Khama is ignoring a Court of Appeal decision to appoint veteran lawyer Omphemetse Motumise despite several legal threats aimed at compelling him to comply-documents passed to the Sunday Standard have revealed.
Former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism Elias Magosi has delivered on his promises that he would quit the public service following a fallout with Minister Tshekedi Khama.