Thursday, June 4, 2020

Headlines

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...

Matsheka in no hurry to end financial aid to the wealthy

At a time that Botswana is increasingly finding itself short of money, the government continues to dole out scholarships to students from...

Air Botswana in P20m wage theft scandal

Cash strapped Air Botswana illegally shaved off more than P20 million from its workers’ salary back pays – court records suggest.

BDP slaps UDC with a P10 million bill of costs

The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) Leadership have distanced themselves from the 2019 election petitions legal costs, citing lack of prior consultation.

Kgosi charged in NPF corruption scandal

Former Directorate of Intelligence Service (DIS) Director General Isaac Kgosi was last Thursday served with corruption charges arising from the National Petroleum Fund scandal. 

Ministry mum on minister’s inaction on warnings about safety lapses at BR

More than a month after Sunday Standard sought its comment, the Ministry of Transport and Communications has yet to respond to written questions about...