Monday, September 20, 2021

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Justice Kebonang, Israel, Hubona – bad blood is boiling?

Confidential correspondence between Justice Zein Kebonang and the Directorate on Corruption and economic Crime (DCEC) Director General Tymon Katlholo suggests deep seated animosity between...

Botswana facing new “dark horse” Covid-19 variant

Scientists are keeping their fingers crossed that the newest Covid-19 variant believed to be already circulating in Botswana and South Africa is not resistant to vaccine immunity. The...

Botswana/US join forces to produce low cost Covid-19 vaccine

United States scientists have revealed that they are on track to produce cheap doses of Covid-19 vaccines in Botswana-which if approved could boost the...

Dikoloti’s appointment into WHO top post raises eyebrows

The recent announcement by the World Health Organisation (WHO) that Minister of Health & Wellness Dr. Edwin Dikoloti had been elected as First Vice...

Butterfly flies

The state has been left with an egg on its face following a decision by High Court Judge Zein Kebonang on Monday to...

Covid chaos curtails vaccine rollout

Botswana’s unpreparedness for a fast rollout of Covid-19 vaccines coupled with a "workable strategy' were exposed last week when the country’s health personnel and...

DIS: The invisible hand denying Okavango residents land rights

That a piece of land within the luxurious Okavango Delta measuring 8 kilometers by 21 kilometers will be dispossessed from the tribes to the...

BPOPF pensioners’ P1 billion at risk

Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund (BPOPF) is at risk of losing close to P 1 billion in pensioners’ savings invested with Mauritian Barak Fund Management (BFM). Sunday Standard...

PS Bridget John, senior government officials arrested in corruption probe

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Basic Education Bridget John and a number of senior government officials from the ministry were arrested Friday night as part of government’s campaign...

BPS, PPADB locked in a standoff over Safer City project

The Botswana Police Service (BPS) is locked in a standoff with the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB)over the multi-million Pula Safer City...