Monday, January 20, 2020

News

BURS closes down import car dealerships

The Botswana Unified Revenue Services (BURS) this week pounced on Mogoditshane second hand vehicle import dealers in what is said to be...

New act requires regional stores to use pula currency in adverts

The party is well and truly over for South African mega-chain stores that have taken Botswana consumers for a ride for decades.

Ray Molomo did what few dared do – speak truth to royal power

Around the time that Bakgatla age-regiments (mephato) went on the rampage soon after Kgosi Kgafela II’s installation, some members of Ntlo ya Dikgosi were...

Binge drinking turns Letlhakane village into a giant “Animal House”

Despite traditional believe that “drink provokes the desire, but takes away the performance,” randy Letlhakane men are defying brewer’s droop and turning the...

The weatherman drills law enforcers on ozone

The government of Botswana has through the Ozone office in the Department of Meteorological Services trained 200 people from law enforcing agencies...

Blood thirsty community eludes police following mob justice

Police have not yet identified and nabbed suspects who took the law into their own hands and murdered a criminal infamously known...

Botswana removed from the French Republic’s tax black list

Botswana was this week removed from France’s black list of tax haves following Botswana’s move to honour its tax cooperation commitments.

Bangwato capital gave birth to a provincial party

With his bag of tricks all but empty, former president Ian Khama had only one option when a dissident group that he formed in...

Minister blames police for only doing their job

On the surface, the Gaborone South MP, Meshack Mthimkhulu, seems to have a point about police officers harassing his constituents but he...

First Nations still invisible in Botswana’s official statistics – Report

The fourth edition of the ‘State of the World’s Indigenous Peoples’ (SOWIP) released by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social...