Friday, January 22, 2021

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Job seekers need counselling – Balopi

Unemployed Batswana need job counselling and career guidance according to Minister of Employment, Labour Productivity and Skills Development Mpho Balopi. He believes this can help...

DIS links to Israel spying circle exposed

Botswana is among 25 countries in the world that have deployed controversial Israeli invasive surveillance technology that can snoop on calls, texts, and the...

BFA fires another CEO

Botswana Football Association (BFA) National Executive Committee (NEC) has fired Mfolo Mfolo its third Chief Executive Officer in the four years under current president...

No COVID-19 vaccine in sight yet for Botswana

Botswana’s chances of securing a Coronavirus vaccine remain as good as ever with no particular plans and timelines in place.  There still remains no vaccine...

P100 billion heist: What the Accountancy oversight body knows

The saga in which former President Ian Khama and South African businesswoman Bridgette Motsepe are implicated in P100 billion allegedly stolen from Bank of...

Three councillors may dump BDP in Nata-Gweta

Atleast three Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) councillors in the Nata Gweta Constituency are reportedly planning to defect to the opposition coalition - Umbrella for...

Botswana buckles as parastatal losses pile up

Botswana’s parastatals which have the responsibility to ensure that crucial services are provided to enable the critical functioning of the economy, are failing and their future...

Double dealings blight Administration of Justice

Fresh evidence has emerged to support claims of a witch hunt against four High Court judges who were suspended in 2015 after being accused...

Accountancy watchdog snarls at Choppies, KPMG

Choppies supermarket and its former auditors KPMG face potential hit to their reputation in the fall out of the ongoing misconduct investigation by Botswana Accountancy Oversight...

Botswana’s electricity regulatory framework is underdeveloped

Placed 29th among a total of 36 countries, Botswana is doing poorly in Africa’s Electricity Regulatory Index (ERI) for Africa 2020. The regulator, the Botswana Energy...