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01 Nov 2018

By Godfrey Mowaneng

Who performed well and who left much to be desired with eyes on them in the Debswana First Division South League and Debswana First Division North League? Well the third round of games were as eventful as ever with fantastic compositions and some jaw-dropping reactions.

01 Nov 2018

National Brands Limited (NBL) Botswana country manager Saidi Sheleni says the country’s famed tea brand Five Roses is in Botswana sports to stay.

01 Nov 2018

There is a court case that is ongoing pitting Botswana government and some public sector trade Unions, chiefly BOFEPUSO and BOPEU.

This follows a government decision to derecognize the unions on allegations of non-compliance with the Public Service Act of 2013.

28 Oct 2018

High Court Judge, Zein Kebonang is among scores of high profile figures expected to be added to the list of accused persons in the money laundering case involving the plunder of National Petroleum Fund coffers.

28 Oct 2018

President Mokgweetsi Masisi has made peace with the likely possibility that he may be challenged for the position of Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) president at the party congress in July 2019, just two months ahead of general elections.

28 Oct 2018

Justice Modiri Letsididi at the Lobatse High Court has to deal with an unusual condonation application by two men who are suing the Directorate of Intelligence Services and Security (DISS) for P18.6 million.

28 Oct 2018

Former Minister of Minerals Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security comes across a big liar in court paper because he made a written undertaking that BCL mine would not be liquidated only for the mine to be put under liquidation less than ten months later.

28 Oct 2018

The latest research from the Fraser Institute, a reputable Canadian think tank whose findings would often be incorporated into former President Ian Khama’s speeches, shows how legal rights have been declining over the years.

28 Oct 2018

Former Botswana High Court judge Justice Key Dingake has criticised Botswana’s human rights record particular with regard to the rights of Basarwa and LGBT community. Dingake said there was still a lot to be done to enhance the rights of indigenous and sexual minorities in Botswana.

28 Oct 2018

President Mokgweetsi Masisi has distanced himself from the alleged decision by Permanent Secretary to the President (PSP) Carter Morupisi to recall former President Ian Khama’s staff.

28 Oct 2018

Botswana Power Corporation Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Stefan Schwarzfischer who last week confessed that the power utility is a cesspool of corruption has been fingered as the biggest fish in the sleaze sewer and the board has resolved to launch an investigation against him.  

28 Oct 2018

Government is snowed under an avalanche of lawsuits in the fall out of the sudden closure of the BCL copper and Nickel mine which is now having a domino effect.

28 Oct 2018

One of the greatest attributes that sets a leader apart has to be their loyalty to their constituents. To whom, or to what, is a leader loyal? Do their personal convictions come first? To Tswapong Region’s Kgosi Galeakanye Modise the latter may be the case.

28 Oct 2018

As a nation Botswana stands on the cusp of self-destruction.

A true Armageddon is upon us. Unless of course the evil forces among the people we call leaders can change course.

Unless someone can call time on him, the opposition UDC will continue look at Ian Khama and see in him a godsend.

28 Oct 2018

There is a time when I envied foreign nationals in Zimbabwe, not for what they had or for what they were doing then but for what their embassies were doing for them.

28 Oct 2018

For over two months now Choppies has failed to release its financials.

A behemoth by Botswana standards, it was always clear that Choppies had feet of clay.

It was a one man show – with the CEO running the chain store by a hand set – from suppliers all the way down to the cleaner.

28 Oct 2018

Not many people will sympathise with a person on a death row, perhaps understandably so, considering that in most cases such a person would have committed gruesome acts on other persons. It is this assumption, on the backdrop of a surge of support for capital punishment, that makes speaking for the rights of death row inmates almost unthinkable.

28 Oct 2018

It has been a tough three and half years for the Verma family particularly the only son of the family - Deepak Verma.

28 Oct 2018

The Parliamentary Committee on Statutory Bodies and State Enterprises has ordered the central bank – Bank of Botswana to conduct a forensic audit on one of the local commercial banks – Bank Gaborone.

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