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Nicholas Mokwena
  • Govt shrugs off responsibility of job creation

    Minister of Labour and Home Affairs Anna Mokgethi says youth employment is not the sole responsibility of her Ministry but instead needs a multi-sectorial approach.She said the RESET Agenda as championed by President Mokgweetsi Masisi is rallying all...

  • BNFunveils new strategy for 2024 elections

    The Botswana National Front (BNF) Leadership Forum held this past weekend in Mogoditshane has adopted a new strategic plan in preparation for 2024 general elections.The forum which was attended by the party’s Central Committee, Women’s League...

  • Govt. tendering process rigged - Keorapetse

    The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) believes that corruption and mismanagement resulting in wasteful expenditure, maladministration, unethical governance, secrecy and non-accountability are bleeding the economy.Responding to the State of the...

  • President, Ministers in backpockets of big Chinese Companies

    Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) says in the coming Parliament scheduled to start on Monday next week it will among others push for debt relief for Batswana as the citizens are drowning in debt.The Parliament session which is expected to last at...

  • P400 million Safer City Police tender sabotage

    The Safer City expansion project of the Botswana Police is entangled in endless controversies the Botswana Guardian has established.Initially, the Botswana Police requested that the project should be executed by direct appointment at P365 million,...

  • Botswana positions for contiuned development growth

    Botswana has started to reposition herself for continued development growth, starting with review of the constitution, institutional reforms and reforming the planning process.These according to the Transitional National Development Plan (2023/24 –...

  • President, Ministers in backpockets of big Chinese Companies

    Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) says in the coming Parliament scheduled to start on Monday next week it will among others push for debt relief for Batswana as the citizens are drowning in debt.The Parliament session which is expected to last at...

  • Key populations most exposed to HIV infection

    Vice President Slumber Tsogwane says notwithstanding progress the country is making against HIV and AIDS, there is much more ground that needs to be covered in fighting the pandemic.He called on the nation to pay particular attention to population...

  • Chaos as BLLAHWU fights on SG’s corner

    Botswana Land board, Local Authorities and Health Workers Union (BLLAHWU) has come to the defence of its Secretary General Ketlhalefile Motshegwa over his contract of employment.This is after the court of appeal set aside and declared the decision by...

  • BOPEU auctions Monakwe over P500 000 legal bill

    Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) has taken a decision to attach and auction movable properties on Olefile Monakwe over the P500 000 legal bill.Monakwe was engaged in a protracted legal battle with President Masego Mogwera for the control of...

  • State House 4 search and seizure cases at CoA

    The fight between Former President, Lt Gen Ian Khama and the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) over the search and seizure of State House 4 is expected to end during the ongoing October Court of Appeal session.This is after the two cases...

  • Masisi corners central committee over fall out with Khama

    The real root cause of the feud between President Mokgweetsi Masisi and his predecessor former President Ian Khama might never be known, but will be carried to the grave by the two statesmen.They however, continue to give conflicting statements in an...

  • Pilikwe's rich historical culture revisted

    The village of Pilikwe will on the 17th of this month celebrate its 70th anniversary alongside with Kgosi Tshekedi Khama Commemoration Day, which is celebrated annually on the day.The village was founded by the formidable Kgosi Tshekedi Khama,...

  • Cyber bullying, harassment divides BDP

    President Mokgweetsi Masisi says it is unfortunate that there has been an incident that linked some of the central committee position contestants to opposition Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) allegedly created by fellow Democrats.He stated that as the...

  • Botswana on the threshold of an immigration crisis

    Botswana might find herself battling with an influx of Zimbabwean nationals by the end of this year or early next year when South Africa deports over 100 000 of them.Botswana and South Africa have for years remained preferred second homes by...

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