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01 Jul 2019

With the High Court having decriminalized gay sex, some Batswana who were granted refugee status in that country will have to start looking for another First World country where they can live in comfort.

01 Jul 2019

A Molepolole resident Maurice Lefifi has had to wait for 22 years for the Kweneng Land Board to allocate him a commercial plot in Mogoditshane.

After the land authority turned him down he belatedly approached the Gaborone Land Tribunal which subsequently upheld a decision by the land board on account that the policy environment has changed to his disfavour.

01 Jul 2019

Botswana has been listed among countries that continue to  violate the United Nations (UN) Security Council Resolution and sanctions against North Korea, a new report by  the Institute for Sciences and International Security has revealed.

The report comes after Botswana has issued a denial that it continues to have business dealings with any Korean entity.

01 Jul 2019

South African billionaire, Patrice Motsepe has indicated that he will file an urgent application to stop the Sunday Standard from reporting further about his financial pledge to former President Lt Gen Ian Khama.

01 Jul 2019

The anti-corruption oriented, Botswana Centre for Public Integrity (BCPI) has identified schools and other learning arena as fertile ground for cultivating a culture of integrity and responsibility.

01 Jul 2019

By Ruth Kedikilwe

01 Jul 2019

BY MPHO KUHLMANN

First the good news: It is that happy time of the year when men let down their hair, huddle around television sets over cans of lager to watch the AFCON football tournament. Then the bad news, for every half a dozen men who will be cheering their teams on, one is likely to be suffering from prostate cancer and most likely unaware.

01 Jul 2019

BY Ruth Kedikilwe

01 Jul 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

If wishes were horses, for the Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund, Botswana would be counted amongst countries that has rehabilitation centres for victims of road accidents.

01 Jul 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

Locally produced electricity continues to improve as the troubled Morupule B stabilised, contributing positively to power generation and lower power imports, Statistics Botswana data released on Friday shows.

01 Jul 2019

A clash for a piece of land in the Chobe district between the Pandamatenga community and the Chobe Land Board (CLB) is counted amongst a series of cases before the courts of law relating to land.

01 Jul 2019

BY PORTIA NKANI

As global demand increases for resources such as diamonds locked deep within the earth, the mining industry is being forced to adopt processes and technologies that streamline every step of the process.

01 Jul 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

If you have been wondering who might have landed the hand to hotelier - Cresta Marakanelo Limited to acquire multi-million pula property across the country the answer is Barclays Bank Botswana.

The hospitality group has made it public that Barclays Bank Botswana is the financier to its recent multi-million pula property acquisitions.

01 Jul 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

Members of Parliament who sits on the Committee on Statutory Bodies and State Enterprises were once again treated to a spectacular show by the Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC).

01 Jul 2019

BY BONNIE MODIAKGOTLA

The diamond mining giant De Beers has recorded its lowest rough diamond sales cycle as the miner continues to struggle with declining sales, the company revealed this week in its latest sales cycle report.

01 Jul 2019

BY KABELO SEITSHIRO

In its continued efforts to meet the rising demands of the country’s young and digitally-savvy population as well as to cater for the un-banked, local banker - Standard Chartered Botswana launched its digital-only retail bank platform in the capital Gaborone last week.

01 Jul 2019

BY MPHO KUHLMANN

To Selibe Phikwe West Member of Parliament and Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) Chief Whip Dithapelo Koorapetse and scores of trolls who share his morbid sense of humour, former journalist, Tirelo Ditshipi is nothing but the butt of an amusing black joke.

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