Sunday, July 12, 2020

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Adios and hello again

Mondays were crazy. The unwritten convention was that on the day, everyone took leave of their sanity – for to remain sane...

Inside new guidelines allowing Batswana farmers become game ranchers

Game farming guidelines aimed at enabling Batswana with an interest in small game or wildlife in their fields have been revealed.  

Assot (Pty) Ltd interdicts Ministry of Basic Education

A case in which the Ministry of Basic Education (MOBE) has been dragged before the High Court after selecting a few contractors...

Mobile data costs slashed

Mobile network operators have slashed prices across their key data products and services, in a move expected to increase affordable internet connectivity...

Motswana student dies mysteriously in Malaysia

A female Motswana post-graduate student has died under mysterious circumstances in Malaysia.  It is close to a month since...

Starving sex workers risk contracting coronavirus from truckers

Sex workers across the world have been negatively impacted by COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdowns that go with it

US dismisses Khama’s favourite int’l legal system as a ‘kangaroo court’

A legal institution that pitted the government of President Ian Khama against the African Union and on which Botswana maintains a hypocritical...

Botswana joins global calls for US to end injustices against African-Americans

In a rare departure from President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s departure from silent diplomacy, Botswana last week became the latest African country to lobby...

Funds dry up to pay CAAB employees June salaries?

The Aviation Authority Botswana (CAAB), it is alleged, wants to postpone employee June salaries indefinitely and cut pay by the end of June...

Rail union presses for criminal charges against officials

The Botswana Railways Amalgamated Workers' Union (BRAWU) has appealed to President Mokgweetsi Masisi and the Minister of Transport and Ccommunications Thulaganyo Segokgo to...