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18 Oct 2018

The Minister of Defence, Justice and Security Shaw Kgathi has said his ministry is currently facing an uphill battle to retain best performing employees due to bad conditions of service.

Officially opening the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) office last week in Selibe Phikwe, Kgathi said that they are currently working around the clock to harmonize the situation.

18 Oct 2018

The Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security, Permanent Secretary, Cornelius Dekop has distanced himself from a letter awarding almost a P2 billion tender for a 200 megawatts solar power plant to a Chinese company in the North West District.

18 Oct 2018

Botswana National Front (BNF) has blamed the recent increase in fuel prices to the funds that were diverted from the National Petroleum Fund (NPF) while the Ministry of Minerals Resources, Green Technology  and Energy is denying that the hike has anything to do with the diversion.

18 Oct 2018

Government departments are among the biggest debtors of the cash-strapped Water Utilities Corporation.

They owe a combined amount of P300 million between them.

The Thebepatshwa military airbase is among the top three debtors.

This emerged as the WUC chief executive officer Mmetla Masire appeared before Parliament Statutory Committee.

15 Oct 2018

Former Minister of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Sadique Kebonang received curious payments from the embattled Capital Management Botswana (CMB).

15 Oct 2018

A series of nocturnal meetings and heated disagreements among some in the leadership of the University of Botswana management and the University Council ended up with one of them saying a false reason should be concocted to stop conferring a doctorate degree on President Mokgweetsi Masisi.

15 Oct 2018

Millions of public funds allocated for the BOT50 Independence celebrations through the Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development (MYESC) remain unaccounted for, giving credence to the wave of corruption accusations levelled against the Ministry in the build up to the 2016 celebrations.

15 Oct 2018

The taxpayer never incurred any extra cost when Presidents Sir Ketumile Masire and Festus Mogae were flown home in state aircraft.

15 Oct 2018

African airlines’ go-it-alone approach to aviation business is making it extremely difficult for them to compete against major international airlines like British Airways.

15 Oct 2018

A welcome development that Gaborone Bonnington South MP, Ndaba Gaolathe, said would benefit Botswana’s travel and tourism hugely is finally coming about.

15 Oct 2018

The controversial planned P 17 million investment by the embattled Capital Management Botswana (CMB) into Yarona Media Holdings has bombed into a legal dispute that is currently before the courts.

Yarona Media Holding is the parent company that owns Yarona FM, Horizon Advertising and the Echo newspaper.

15 Oct 2018

While Botswana Democratic Party (BDP)’s Mpho Balopi was quoted recently saying Lt Gen Ian Khama is not bigger than the party the Secretary General this week refused to be drawn into discussing possible disciplinary action against the former president.

15 Oct 2018

Another attempt to oust President Mokgweetsi Masisi through a motion of no-confidence is said to be in the works.

07 Oct 2018

Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) inner circle has received intelligence that suspended party parliamentary candidate for Mogoditshane, Tshepang Mabaila drove Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) President Duma Boko to Mosu for a meeting with former President Ian Khama.

07 Oct 2018

Former President Festus Mogae wanted details of the shareholding dispute between Choppies Enterprises and Choppies Zimbabwe owned by former Zimbabwe Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko away from the public eyes.

07 Oct 2018

Suspended Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) parliamentary candidate for Mogoditshane, Tshepang Mabaila’s heart was in a thousand pieces this week when he resigned from the party to contests as an independent candidate.

07 Oct 2018

Botswana belongs to elephants, Batswana just live in it. That is the view of thousands of Batswana rural folks who have to pay with blood sweat and tears against these pachyderms which are eating them out of house and home.

07 Oct 2018

As an HR consultant who hires candidates on behalf of companies, Jowitt Mbongwe knows more about the job-readiness of university graduates than most.

07 Oct 2018

A controversial opposition politician was reportedly handed a war chest of P12 million to execute what became a successful intelligence operation to destabilise the opposition alliance.

07 Oct 2018

Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) President Duma Boko has yet again left party supporters with more questions than answers as he offered no immediate solution to the coalition’s long standing problems with the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD).

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