Sunday, July 5, 2020

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BLLAHWU sues govt. over pay hike freeze

The Government faces a lawsuit for breaching an agreement to increase civil servants’ salaries. The salary adjustments were deferred by Government after...

Mogalakwe’s lawyer should be punished for ignorance of law- Manewe

Oftentimes the legal principle ignorantia juris non excusat (one cannot escape liability for breach of law by a plea of ignorance) has been used...

SA drugs export restrictions throttle

Botswana chronic diseases patients who rely on medicine imported from South Africa are in dire straits following Pretoria’s COVID-19 Export Control Regulation....

UK based rights group Survival International renews fight against Botswana govt

The United Kingdom based human rights organisation, Survival International, which has had a sustained troubled relationship with Botswana last week threatened to...

Hunt still on for BPC CEO

The Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) is struggling to attract local candidates for the position of chief executive officer. Sunday Standard has established...

Segokgo re-appoints member of board Mokaila fired

The same office that made a decision to fire the entire Botswana Railways Board of Management in 2017 has reversed one part...

How the mighty pen thumped Khama’s Virulent sword (Part 2)

Former President Lt. Gen. Ian Khama turned the vocation of journalism into a life and death mission. Speaking out against government became a...

Ramokgwebana Border Post a COVID-19 ticking time bomb

Efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 in Botswana could be hanging in the balance if the situation at the Ramokgwebana point...

Debswana probe opens can of worms

Debswana has opened a can of worms by suspending three senior officials for allegedly falsifying a ‘sensitive report’ to protect a former...

Government to review “unproductive” ISPAAD

Batswana farmers who were looking forward to government support to plough their fields are in for a nasty surprise. Sunday Standard investigations...