Saturday, August 15, 2020

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Mogae reshuffles the pack

Following months of speculation of a cabinet reshuffle, President Festus Mogae has moved to implement the reshuffle. Ponatshego Kedikilwe has been roped into cabinet to...

Crime higher than this time around last year

According to Botswana Police at least six people died in 247 separate road traffic accidents recorded by the police this past week. The weekly...

Ministry of Finance makes good its errors

The Ministry of Finance has corrected a budgeting mistake which had led to the parliamentary Finance and Estimates Committee throwing out a request for...

DCEC asked to investigate youth council

Embattled Botswana National Youth Council (BNYC) board chairperson, Elius Rantleru, has reported the organisation and some board members to the Directorate of Corruption and...

Ramaotwana appeals to AG to stop BDP cllors from voting in mayoral elections

Gaborone Mayor Nelson Ramaotwana has appealed to the Attorney General to help stop some supporters of his challenger, Harry Mothei, from voting in the...

Doctors and HIV positive mothers face difficult life and death choices

Everyday, doctors and thousands of Batswana HIV positive mothers have to make the difficult choice between risking infecting babies by breast feeding them or...

Marole investigates Debswana corruption

Debswana Managing Director Blackie Marole has instituted an internal audit to investigate allegations of fraud and corruption in the award of tenders for Debswana's...

BPP power haggling rages on

The feud between former Botswana People's Party Secretary General, Cornelius Gopolang, and his erstwhile central committee mates escalated this week with accusations of power...

NACA Chief laments lack of professionalism in the media

NACA (National AIDS Coordinating Agency) is worried about the uncontrolled issuing of HIV/AIDS statistics including by agencies that are not authorized. Addressing the media recently...

Kgalagadi tribe faces death by development

Residents of a small settlement in the Kgalagadi desert face a bleak future should government go ahead with plans to strip mine a piece...