Friday, July 30, 2021

Botswana

In SADC, mining companies a major conduit of illicit financial flows

As African nations ratchet up the war against illicit financial flows (IFF) and indigenous scholar-activists lend intellectual support to the cause, mining companies have...

New twist in malpractice suit as gynaecologist, GPH trade negligence accusations

Godfrey Ganetsang Media personality Kagiso Malepa and his wife, Wally Malepa have been relegated to the sidelines and reduced to mere spectators in the case...

South Africa rations water supply to Botswana

Botswana Water Utilities Corporation's attempt to stabilize water supply in Gaborone suffered another setback recently as South African authorities started rationing water that is...

Internal audit to curb socio-economic malice

The Botswana Government considers internal auditing as an ideal control mechanism to improve monitoring and curbing socio-economic malice such as fraud and corruption, says...

ANC apologises to BDP for endorsing Lotlaamoreng

The ruling African National Congress (ANC) has reportedly apologised to the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) for an endorsement made by ANC member Themba Gwabeni...

DCEC follows Guma, Olopeng money trail to Zimbabwe

The Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) is extending investigations against Youth Sports and Culture Minister Thapelo Olopeng and Member of Parliament for...

Molale – BOFEUSU clash in Goodhope by election

The Botswana Federation of Public Sector Unions (BOFEUSU) has launched a crusade against Presidential Affairs Minister and Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) parliamentary candidate for...

Japan withdraws funding to Botswana because of tender irregularities

The Japanese government has withdrawn from financing the multi million pula Kazungula Bridge because it was not happy with the way the tender adjudication...

Gaolathe raises questions about collective responsibility

In terms of the Westminster System that Botswana inherited from its old colonial master, members of parliamentary committees are collectively responsible for decisions that...

Is Botswana as peaceful as global research institutions suggests?

Following a bumpy and apprehensive build up to the hotly contested 2014 general elections, reported extra judicial killings, media harassment by state, high unemployment,...