Saturday, February 27, 2021

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Diamond smugglers infiltrate Botswana aided by citizens

FRANCISTOWN: Police here are grappling with a rise in diamond smuggling crimes having registered five such cases since the beginning of the year.  This was...

Legislator Letsholo calls for citizen-owned bank

Member of Parliament (MP) for Kanye North Thapelo Letsholo has said it is high time Botswana has a citizen-owned bank. “I challenge Bank of Botswana...

Botswana, Mozambique have least female jurists in SADC

Botswana and Mozambique are at the bottom of the pack having the least number of senior female jurist in the Southern African Development Community...

Botswana education reform reduces HIV infections

Education reform in Botswana reduces human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections.  In a research article entitled: “To educate a woman and to educate a man: Gender...

Another hard-core criminal dies

Following the death of one of the most wanted seasoned criminals Tsogo Semadi last week, The Telegraph can confirm that another suspected hard-core criminal,...

Molao tells rural teachers to ‘hop’ on bus to next Bank

A study by the World Bank in 2005 concluded that teachers in rural African schools may teach less than their counterparts in urban areas.  Any...

Covid-19 water disconnection moratorium sinking WUC

In a highly unusual development, the Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) has asked its own employees to pay their water bills as well as encourage...

Okavango farmers cleared in death of elephants

South African and American field researchers with knowledge of what is actually happening on the ground have absolved Okavango farmers of blame in the...

BPF getting impatient about People’s Court delay

The Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) is said to be greatly displeased about the pace at which the convening the People’s Court is moving and...

Komatsu, Barloworld confess market dominance  

The Competition and Consumer Authority (CCA)’s latest annual report appears to confirm long-held suspicions that the arbiter is a toothless watchdog. The report revealed that Komatsu...