Wednesday, September 23, 2020

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Mascom aims to maintain dominance in the telecommunication industry

Mascom Wireless, the mobile telephone network, is aiming to increase its sites by 120 percent in a bid to remain as a dominant player...

Botswana diamonds profit share in De Beers shoots up

Botswana government's diamond mining profits in De Beers increased by 10 percent in the first six months to June, reflecting the impact of the...

Jealous royal arraigned for slapping girlfriend

A jealous member of the Nata royal family, who is quick with his fists, was this week arraigned at Urban Customary Court for assaulting...

Reformed thief lands in trouble as he tries to run away from his past

A reformed criminal who tried to run away from his past was this week arrested after hiding from the police for four months. Sasha Besele...

MPs campaign for citizen empowerment hots up

The words “localization” and “expatriate” cropped up at least twenty times in Parliament on Friday as parliamentarians' campaign for citizen empowerment gathers more heat. Botswana...

Sanitary waste chokes Gaborone neighbouring villages

Jack, a council refuse collector, says he has found a lot of nasty surprises from his heaps of rubbish: Soiled toilet papers, used condoms...

Mogae, Mugabe, Mwanawasa meet to resolve Kazungula crisis

Dispute escalates into three way regional hostility with Zambia retaliating against Zimbabwe and Botswana caught in the crossfire. PRESIDENTS Festus Mogae, Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe,...

Thousands of innocent Batswana feared languishing in prison

Thousands of poor Batswana are believed to be languishing in prison for crimes they did not commit ÔÇô Sunday Standard can reveal. Facts and figures...

De Beers accused of spying on Debswana

Debswana senior management are grappling for damage control measures following revelations that management at the world's leading diamond miner planted secret surveillance cameras...

Number of women arrested for idling on the increase

Two women residents of Gaborone were this week arraigned before the Urban Customary Court President, Kgosi Dikwalo Monametsi, charged with idling and disorderly conduct. Kelibile...