Saturday, May 15, 2021

News

CNN gives Masisi reprieve on conservation credentials

President Mokgweetsi Masisi must have breathed a sigh of relief when CNN gave him free publicity to air his views on the country’s conservation...

BCP youth league riles against Boko’s “state of emergency”

Botswana Congress Party Youth League (BCPYL) has labelled leader of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) Duma Boko a dictator and accused him of suspending...

Some prosperity gospel churches willfully breaking COVID-19 law

Hunger for the word – and cash, have conspired to create an illicit commercial religion market that has potential to worsen the spread of...

Khama opens up on “shoot to kill” talks with Namibia’s President

Former President Ian Khama broke his silence this week on his discussions with Namibia’s President Hage Geingob about Botswana’s shoot to kill code. Khama opened...

Appeals court drives roads company to a dead end

The Court of Appeal has ruled against road construction company Cul de Sac (Pty) Ltd in the controversial P450 million Tshesebe-Mosojane-Masunga roads that have...

Judge slams union for using “other people’s money” in personal battles

Lobatse High Court Judge Mercy Garekwe has berated Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) leaders for using union members money to fight personal battles. When delivering...

Mogae, Khama borrowed combined total of P9.3 billion from China

Between them, Presidents Festus Mogae and Ian Khama borrowed a combined total of P9.3 billion from China to finance infrastructure projects between 2000 and...

State and Bakang Seretse still at it

The state has difficulty to gather evidence from Israel relating to a civil forfeiture against Bakang Seretse - who is charged with money laundering...

Outgoing board directors take the war to the Shareholders in the BBSL dispute

Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino was the battleground this past Friday as the four week long power struggle between Botswana Building Society Limited (BBSL)’s...

Government to cut more than 1000 temporary staff

Government is planning not to renew contracts of both teachers and nurses this year. Sunday Standard has established that in an effort to cut the...