Tuesday, April 23, 2024

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Judge Kebonang accuses PWC of breaching confidentiality rules

Gaborone High Court Judge Zein Kebonang has accused PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) of breaching confidentiality rules in their legal battle with Ottapathu Ramachandran and Ismail Farouk....

Govt rejected Constitutional Presidential Commission Review Proposals

A Government White paper seen by Sunday Standard details how the Government rejected a number of proposals by the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the Review...

Botswana, SAMIM receive lacklustre appraisal from SIGLA Expert

When president Mokgweetsi Masisi bid farewell to 296 Botswana Defence Force (BDF) troops at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport in 2021, there was...

COVID-19 was also bad news for Botswana’s rhino population

The many ways in which Covid was bad news for Botswana is common knowledge; less common would be knowledge of how the epidemic was...

Dingake’s death comes as his Robben Island star pupil turns SA politics upside down

On account of where he spent his entire youth and early adulthood (Robben Island), the late Michael Dingake followed South Africa politics very closely....

BDP making aggressive push for Mahalapye East

With Yandani Boko having dramatically resigned his seat as Mahalapye East MP last month, the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) fancies its chances of reclaiming...

Khan calls on President Masisi to lift Visa restrictions on Malema & co

Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) parliamentary hopeful for Molepolole North, Arafat Khan, has called for the lifting of visa restrictions imposed on South African...

Police, mortuary clash over cash in transit robber killed in gun battle

The ghosts of  a South African suspected cash-in-transit robber who was killed in a shoot-out with police in Gaborone has come back to haunt...

De Beers hires international PR firm to engage G7 amid diamonds Certification row?

De Beers Group has reportedly enlisted the expertise of a top lobbying and public relations firm to advocate for Botswana's interests in discussions with...

Masisi clinches French Connection in the thick of grief

It was one of those days. President Mokgweetsi Masisi woke up on the wrong side of the bed, head swiveling to his grief. And suddenly,...