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MOKAILA DEFENDS OPPORTUNISTIC DAMS

MOKAILA DEFENDS OPPORTUNISTIC DAMS

Jun. 20 | CRITICALLY LOW: Gaborone dam Minister says the 200 small dams are harmless to Gaborone Dam Minister of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources, Kitso Mokaila, says the over 200 small dams in the Gaborone Dam catchment area which stretches to South Africa...

HIGH COURT RESERVES JUDGMENT ON ARVS CASE

HIGH COURT RESERVES JUDGMENT ON ARVS CASE

Jun. 20 | Gaborone High Court Judge Bengbame Sechele has reserved judgement in a case in which government is opposing a default judgement he passed in February this year. State legal representatives failed to appear in court to argue their case against a judgement...

FREE LUNCH FOR TEACHERS AS POLICE DISPERSE STUDENTS

FREE LUNCH FOR TEACHERS AS POLICE DISPERSE STUDENTS

Jun. 24 | File pic: Police at Ledumang School few weeks ago When police dramatically dispersed Seepapaitso Secondary School students with tear gas last Friday, hungry teachers became real winners, as they had free lunch  to eat. The drama, which led to teachers...

SERETSE WINS ROUND ONE IN CORRUPTION CASE

SERETSE WINS ROUND ONE IN CORRUPTION CASE

Jun. 17 | HAPPY FOR NOW: Ndelu Former Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Ramadeluka Ndelu Seretse won first round against the state in his marathon corruption case at the Lobatse High court this week. The prosecution had wanted the superior court to intervene...

ALIEN PRESIDENT

ALIEN PRESIDENT

Jun. 17 | Khama & Boko Botswana National Front (BNF) President, Duma Boko has labeled  president Lt Gen Seretse Khama Ian Khama an alien who does not even speak the language of his people fluently. “Khama even has an alien voice,’ Duma said at a press...

Family  members confess to beating man to death

Family members confess to beating man to death

Jun. 17 | Court Stories Three men who beat a man to death for a P5 000 debt have been arrested and charged with murder. Letlhogonolo Gabonnwe  and  his two nephews, Comfort Neo and George Neo, are alleged to have used tree branches to beat to death a man who...

NO TO 3 PERCENT

NO TO 3 PERCENT

May. 20 | 3%, 16% As the showdown between the five public sector unions and the employer intensified on Wednesday with both parties going for broke, the unions under the umbrella of BOFEPUSU pointed an angry and accusing finger for the government’s refusal...

BMD fails target of 57 constituencies for congress

BMD fails target of 57 constituencies for congress

Apr. 29 | SATISFIED: Kabo Morwaeng Opposition Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) has failed to register all the 57 constituencies to attend the party’s inaugural congress scheduled for this weekend at St Joseph’s College in Gaborone. The congress was postponed...

Business tycoon charged

Business tycoon charged

Apr. 15 | IMPEACHED: Jamali The lawyer representing local businessman Seyed Abolffazl Jamali in his corruption case, Lerumo Mogobe has been advised to withdraw himself from representing the accused as he (Mogobe) is a state witness in the case. Regional Magistrate...

Modubule for BMD chairmanship

Modubule for BMD chairmanship

Apr. 15 | CONFIDENT:Nehemiah Modubule Member of Parliament for Lobatse, Nehemiah Modubule is expected to contest for the chairmanship of the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) when the party goes for its congress end of this month. It is alleged that some high...

Govt urged to develop the country evenly

Govt urged to develop the country evenly

Apr. 8 | ADVOCATING FOR FAIRNESS: Mmolotsi Member of Parliament for Francistown South, Wynter Mmolotsi has called on the government to evenly distribute the developmental budget in the country. Mmolotsi stated that development was only concentrated in the southern...

BHAGAT IS BOGUS

BHAGAT IS BOGUS

Apr. 1 | QUESTIONABLE: Kiran Bhagat Justice Leburu dismisses his case with costs Prominent Gaborone Cardiologist Professor Kiran  Bhagat suffered a huge blow on Wednesday when the Lobatse High Court dismissed his application  against the Botswana Health Professional...

SEREMA READY TO QUIT

SEREMA READY TO QUIT

Apr. 1 | READY TO GO: Serema Botswana Democratic Party Executive Secretary, Dr Comma Serema has indicated that he is ready to leave Tsholetsa House. He revealed that when his contract expires in January next year he will not renew it. Serema’s contract became...

Funding of DIS was a mistake-Masisi

Funding of DIS was a mistake-Masisi

Mar. 18 | THEY ERRED: Mokgweetsi Masisi Government has admitted to have made a mistake by authorizing the transfer of P16 million that was used to establish the Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DIS) The money was diverted from the Disaster Relief...

FINALLY

FINALLY

Mar. 12 | OPPOSITION PARTIES Opposition talks set to start The much awaited opposition cooperation talks are expected to finally get under way with the signing of the memorandum billed to be held on Monday in Gaborone. Botswana Congress party (BCP), the Botswana...

SUSPECTS GIVE CONFLICTING EVIDENCE IN KALAFATIS CASE

SUSPECTS GIVE CONFLICTING EVIDENCE IN KALAFATIS CASE

Mar. 12 | MAIN SUSPECTS: Accused persons in court Questionable evidence in the on-going Kalafatis murder case suggested that marksmanship and mathematics were problem areas for at least two of the suspects. The testimonies of BDF officers Dzikamani Mothobi,...