Thursday, February 20, 2020

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BDP, UDC MPs conspire to defeat the ends of Justice

In a blatant denial of the rule of law, Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) and Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) Members of Parliament...

BDP challenges CoA’s jurisdiction over UDC election petitions appeals

The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is challenging the Court of Appeal (CoA)’s jurisdiction over the Umbrella for Democratic (UDC) elections petitions which...

BMC – the steaks are high

The Botswana Meat Commission second in command Ditsapelo Makati’s tension with the Acting CEO Dr Boitumelo Mogome-Maseko has escalated to termination of...

Say goodbye to Botswana and hi to Africa

“Coup” and “assassination” are words that have never been used to describe any calamity or possible calamity in Botswana. That changed in the beginning of...

New set of MPs took unenforceable oath of office in 2019

The November of every year ending with either 4 or 9 sees a quarrel of self-absorbed bourgeoisie, ruling-party tenderpreneurs, champagne socialists as well as well-meaning...

Judgement on 2015 events reflects how civil service still operated in 2019

It would be very easy to blame former president Ian Khama for the unbridled Third World mess described in a High Court judgement relating...

High Court set to steal somebody’s Christmas

The Gaborone High Court will set the mood for the 2019 Christmas Day when it makes crucial judgements on the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC)...

Court accuses PSP, Attorney General of lying under oath

A bombshell High Court judgement has impugned the intergrity of the Attorney General Abram Keetshabe and suspended Permanent Secretary to the President...

Botswana faces a long spell of election anxiety

Anxiety and uncertainty over Botswana’s general elections is expected to stretch beyond the anticipated 90 days with additional petitions expected over possible...

Former Choppies external Auditors disown retailer’s freshly “baked” 2018 results

The local unit of the international audit firm - PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC), which was until recently the external auditors of troubled retailer –...