Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Headlines

Botswana is rapist’s paradise – expert review

The 2020 ranking by World Population Review places Botswana in the second spot after South Africa out of the top 10 countries with the...

National Lottery on to a questionable start

One of the bidders in Botswana’s National Lottery operation Ithuba Botswana says the company is considering its options after they lost the...

Judge slams DPP over livestock prosecution cases

Francistown High Court Judge Ookeditse Maphakwane has lambasted the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) for failing to prosecute livestock cases within reasonable...

Cabinet caught up in a web of P240 million Covid-19 Tender

The fast-tracked procurement processes adopted by Covid-19 Presidential Task Force will come under renewed scrutiny when Botswana Government this week receives a...

Ministry and suppliers in COVID-19 price fixing collusion

The embattled Ministry of Health and Wellness last week prejudiced Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC)’s ongoing investigations into allegations of...

Masisi/Ram business deal raises

President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s curious business partnership with Choppies’ multimillionaire Ottapathu Ramachandran has sparked fears that the president may have traded his political...

P30 million claim wakes up Letlole Board from a deep slumber

The Board of Letlole La Rona property company has been caught napping after it emerged that they unknowingly triggered company provisions that...

Corruption forces Botswana to fight COVID-19 “blindfolded”

Sunday Standard investigations have turned up information on how procurement double-dealings and deceit exposed Botswana to a national COVID-19 pandemic and forced...

Inside how COVID-19 may speed up Botswana’s move to a Big Brother state

When Batswana emerge on the other end of the COVID-19 pandemic, they would have willingly traded their privacy and civil liberties in...

Botswana clueless about the Zimbabwean contacts

Batswana remain at a high risk of possible COVID-19 infection as the government remains clueless about the contacts of the two Zimbabwean...