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Judge rejects pleas for Masisi to testify in NPF case

Gaborone High Court Judge, Godfrey Radijeng, has dismissed an application in which accused persons in the National Petroleum Fund (NPF) case seek...

SA businesswoman’s woes sour Gaborone, Pretoria relations

A diplomatic row between Gaborone and Pretoria heightened this week as President Cyril Ramaphosa sent a special envoy to meet with President...

Covid-19: Another pandemic we’ve got to live with

It is highly likely that the ever-escalating numbers of new COVID 19 cases in the country might leave Batswana with no option...

Kromberg & Schubert workers stage wild cat strike over pittance pay

Hundreds of disgruntled Kromberg and Schubert employees on Monday staged a sit-in at the company premises demanding the employer to pay them...

Masisi orders spending cuts amid Covid-19

President Mokgweetsi Masisi has directed that all ministries should cut administrative budget, new hiring freeze and postpone non-critical projects in the face...

South Africa is best cultural-tourism model for Botswana

If plane tickets to the usual benchmarking destinations (Europe, the United States and Australia) have already been bought and hotel reservations made,...

Maunatlala villagers sue State

Sixteen residents of Maunatlala village in the Central District have taken the government to court demanding compensation for their damaged houses. The plaintiffs,...

Chinese quartet fleeces P17 million from taxman

At least four Chinese nationals are at the centre of police investigations following the mysterious disappearance of millions of Pula from Botswana....

Botswana Police in security breach

The Botswana Police Service were this week accused of ‘serious’ security breach after dangerous armed robbers attacked officers before escaping from lawful...

GPH cancer patients’ lives on a knife-edge

Scores of cancer patients’ lives at Gaborone Private Hospital are on a knife-edge as the only radiation machine in Botswana has broken...