Saturday, June 19, 2021

Government

Plot to oust Masisi?

Former President Lt Gen Ian Khama's supporters are lobbying him to contest for the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) chairmanship in what is believed to...

Botswana opens back door to international financial criminals

Botswana has opened a back door for shady companies and wealthy foreigners trying to get away with money laundering, tax avoidance and evasion in...

Khama fades off

Weeks before President Khama set out on a countrywide farewell tour which started Thursday morning in Moshupa; his shtick was already wearing off.After  close...

Presidential press conferences could resume after 10-year hiatus

Nobody can say with absolute certainty what kind of leader Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi will be but he will certainly do things a lot...

DIS to be given more surveillance powers

Government is drafting a bill that will give the country's intelligence agencies and police sweeping surveillance powers.The new law which is expected to be...

BOFEPUSU takes the Mickey out of government

Government has succeeded in collapsing the Public Serviced Bargaining Council (PSBC) but still finds itself having to sit around the bargaining table with the...

Khama leaves Motumise to hang and dry

In what appears to be a worrisome departure from a long held tradition, President Ian Khama is ignoring a Court of Appeal decision to...

Another head rolls in Tshekedi’s ministry

Former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism Elias Magosi has delivered on his promises that he would quit...

Sunday Standard editor Mokone granted bail in sedition case

The Sunday Standard newspaper Editor, Outsa Mokone, was on Friday morning granted bail by the Broadhurst Magistrate Court in a case in which he...

A porous deal leaking millions of Pula

In terms of its contract with the Botswana Power Corporation, Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction is to get P2.4 billion for refurbishing the Morupule...