Monday, March 30, 2020

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Choppies bosses sue PwC auditors

Choppies founding directors Ramachandran Ottapathu and Farouk Ismail are suing the company’s erstwhile auditors PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for more than P800 million in...

DCEC launches investigations against Justice Walia

The Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) has decided to launch an investigation against Court of Appeal judge, Justice Lakhvinder Singh...

Govt departments, hospitals warned of hackers exploiting Coronavirus to carry out cyber attacks

As Botswana sleeps with one eye open and takes all possible measures to prevent an outbreak of coronavirus, hospitals and government departments...

Masisi secretly travels to Namibia amid coronavirus fears

The President – Mokgweetsi Masisi on Saturday morning made a surprise appearance at the inauguration of Namibian President - Hage Geingob despite...

Coronavirus suspected in Gaborone-based diplomat

ABSA bank on Monday reported a suspected case of coronavirus to health authorities after a diplomat showed symptoms of the virus while...

Coronavirus hits Botswana

Civil Servants who have reached retirement age will lose a chunk of their packages, hundreds of workers in the tourism and hospitality industry...

JSC opens fresh investigation against “housing allowance” judges

The Judicial Services Commission (JSC) is reported to be on a witch hunt against the four judges who were suspended a few...

BMC engaged in anti-competitive business practices

An aggrieved whistle-blower told the Consumer Authority (renamed the Competition and Consumer Authority) that he believed that the Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) awarded a...

Magosi’s alleged ‘Ae Jeke’ salute divides Parley

The independence of the Office of the Ombudsman took centre stage in Parliament last week as Mahalapye East Member of Parliament Yandani...

Coronavirus cramps Botswana’s diplomatic charm

Coronavirus was last week turning into a diplomatic hot button issue for Botswana and her neighbors as Southern African countries scramble to...