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17 Feb 2019

Law enforcement agencies launched five simultaneous search and seizer raids in different parts of Gaborone Friday morning as part of a campaign to break the nexus of corruption between political and business elites and to stem the channeling of illicit money flows.

17 Feb 2019

The nation has been holding its breath after President Mokgweetsi Masisi told a recent media conference that he will confide all to Batswana about the true nature of his squabbles with his predecessor Ian Khama.

17 Feb 2019

By Thobo Motlhoka

17 Feb 2019

The Gaborone North MP, Haskins Nkaigwa, has alleged that some senior Botswana Democratic Party members support President Mokgweetsi Masisi for the sole reason of avoiding prosecution for corruption they engaged in in the past.

17 Feb 2019

The Assistant Minister of Health and Wellness Biggie Butale has punched holes on the Ipelegeng, Youth Development Fund and the Department of Gender Affairs Fund social programmes.

17 Feb 2019

BY MPHO KELEBOGE

Court of Appeal Judge has issued a judgment which says it is appropriate for alleged corrupt suspects such as businessman Bakang Seretse to be exposed to inconvenience and grave indignity.

17 Feb 2019

BY KHONANI ONTEBETSE

President Mokgweetsi Masisi has rescinded a controversial 2012 directive issued by former President Ian Khama which resulted in salary scales of some junior officers of the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) shooting up.

17 Feb 2019

BY KHONANI ONTEBETSE

The Court of Appeal has upheld an appeal launched by a whistle blower who was fired from her job for uncovering corruption at Statistics Botswana.

Justice Monametsi Stephen Gaongalelwe has ordered that former human resources officer Marang Teisi at Statistics Botswana be reinstated to her post.

17 Feb 2019

BY THOBO MOTLHOKA

17 Feb 2019

On being found guilty of armed robbery in 2016 and after being sentenced to a minimum mandatory sentence of 10 years, Emmanuel Kgangpetsa should have come out of prison in October 2026. Courtesy of sloppiness by the state, Kgangpetsa’s conviction was overturned last week and he is now a free man.

17 Feb 2019

A man who knows a lot about heritage sites across the country says that a situation that some might find gravely worrying is actually nothing to worry about at all.

17 Feb 2019

By Calistus Bosaletswe

There are fears the security intelligence at US Embassy in Gaborone may have been compromised after the embassy failed to conduct intelligence conduct background checks on some personnel it hired.

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.

14 Feb 2019

By Basadi Morokotso

Maun: Anti gender based violence activists who gathered  here recently have called for an urgent introduction of specialised family mobile courts to address many cases of gender based violence which are prevalent in the Ngamiland region.

14 Feb 2019

By Reuben Pitse

The former director of the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) Tymon Katholo has rubbished calls that the corruption busting agency should be empowered to prosecute its own cases.

14 Feb 2019

By Thobo Motlhoka

The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) is reportedly courting disgruntled members of the expelled Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) having made similar overtures to the Alliance for Progressives.

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