Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Headlines

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...

Kgosi’s alleged partner in crime arrested

The Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DECEC) last week arrested and detained business man Richard Miles who has been on the...

Dead air for community radio  as BOCRA tunes in Campus FM

The government has shunted aside more than half a dozen applications for community radio station licences and is instead proposing awarding radio...

“Shady” business costs Botswana billions – report

Botswana is believed to be losing billions of Pula because of a “shady” economic model sponsored by De Beers diamond mining company...

Botswana ranked safest country in Africa in 2020

The British media, and Fleet Street Clinic travel expert have ranked Botswana the safest country in Africa to visit in 2020.

‘New regime poaching elephants, calling it hunting’ – Khama

An online United States publication has provided former president, Ian Khama, with an opportunity to get back at President Mokgweetsi Masisi with...