Thursday, June 4, 2020

Headlines

Botswana a Chinese and Russian Mafia haven – UK report

Botswana is in the forefront of international criminal activity of organisations such as the Russian Mafia and the Chinese Triads, a report by United Kingdom...

Namibia disowns Botswana over death penalty

A showdown could be looming between Gaborone and Windhoek at the next meeting of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) after the latter took a decision...

UN advised Botswana to lift hunting ban

The United Nations advised that the Government of Botswana lift the hunting ban to allow Basarwa to engage in hunting inside the Central Kalahari Game...

Translation in coronavirus, elections trial shows danger of neglecting Setswana

The extent to which the Administration of Justice (AoJ) is under-investing in consecutive translation services became starkly evident a fortnight ago when a High Court...

How Boko’s inner circle prepared a transition document for new UDC gov’t

A group of friends close to leader of Umbrella for Democratic Change Duma Boko had ahead of elections last year come up with a...

BR tragedy witnesses put blame squarely on negligence

Fresh evidence emerging during testimonies by passengers who boarded a Botswana Railways train which derailed and killed two crew members suggests that that washway at...

Masisi declines request by Morupisi to get contract extended

President Mokgweetsi Masisi has thrown embattled Permanent Secretary to the President Carter Morupisi under the bus by rejecting his application to have his employment contract...

Opposition, BDP backbench gang against the executive over ISPAAD

PARLIAMENT: The ruling party backbench on Friday put heat under the collar of the new administration of President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s executive in parliament.

Khama, Masisi in fresh row over rhino poaching

Former President Lt Gen Ian Khama has broken his silence over insinuations that he is the invisible hand behind Botswana’s rhino poaching crisis, opening a...

Accounting regulator susses out Choppies, former auditors

The accounting regulator scoping out the goings on inside Choppies Supermarket and its former auditors, pricewaterhousecoopers Botswana and KPMG. While he did not...