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Nicholas Mokwena
  • AP blasts BDP Govt for delaying meat regulatory body

    The Alliance for Progressives says while it welcomes the establishment of the Meat Industry Regulatory Authority (MIRA), it is concerned that it comes six years later after it was first suggested.The AP has revealed that it will through its Vice...

  • Dr. Dow on a wild goose chase - Seboko

    Director of Research and Analysis at Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) Botho Seboko who is accused of being one of the faces behind the controversial pseudonym France Museveni, says Specially Elected MP Dr. Unity Dow is on a wild goose...

  • PAP committees meet

    Permanent Committees of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) are meeting this week in South Africa for capacity building.The meeting expected to end on the 2nd of September 2022 is held under the theme, 'Building resilience in nutrition on the...

  • Speakers call on AUC to empower Pan-African Parliament

    Speakers of Regional and National Parliaments in Africa have called on the African Union Commission (AUC) to institute a process that will ensure that proposed the African Union (AU) legal instruments are sent to the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) for...

  • WUC in ICT tender graft

    Corruption continues to rock Water Utilities Corporation’s (WUC) tender handling and processes, Botswana Guardian has learned.A whistleblower within the state-owned enterprise has leaked information to this publication on corruption and devious...

  • Health Ministry in 'dodgy' multimillion tender

    A can of worms has burst open at the Ministry of Health in a tender involving the supply of Orthopaedic and Surgical Implants to Referral and District Hospitals.Investigations by Botswana Guardian have revealed that ‘Public Procurement and Asset...

  • BPF is no different from BDP- Khama

    The self-exiled Patron of Botswana Patriotic Front Ian Khama met all four Members of Parliament in South Africa this week Tuesday to map a way forward for the faction-riddled party ahead of its elective congress next month.The estranged Bangwato...

  • Stricter rules for Bulela-Ditswe mooted

    Members of various party structures of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) will have to relinquish their positions if they want to contest in the party’s Bulela-Ditswe.This is expected to be top of the agenda at the party's Central Committee...

  • COVID-19 disrupted Manifesto implementation - Masisi

    The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) 2019 general elections planned Manifesto implementation was disrupted by COVID-19 which caused ripple effects across economic sectors.President Mokgweetsi Masisi told his party’s elective congress in Tsabong that...

  • P2m needed to fix Mahalapye bus rank

    Mahalapye Sub District Council Chairman Banthasetse Merementsi says the Mahalapye bus rank will need around P2 million to cater for other bus bays which were not included in the initial tender.The bus rank started showing signs of defects immediately...

  • Repay mortgage loans from deferred pension

    Proposed amendments to the Retirement Funds Act, which replaced the repealed Pension and Provident Funds Act, of 1988, seeks to strengthen and widen the oversight authority of the Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority (NBFIRA).The...

  • FirstCred saved from going under

    FirstCred Limited survived being placed under liquidation over the disputed funds it allegedly misappropriated thanks to Gaborone High Court Judge, Dr. Zein Kebonang.The 1st Petitioner (ALCB FUND) and 2nd Petitioners (MINITOS MARKET PLACE) sought the...

  • BDP Youth, Women’s wings rally behind Tsogwane

    Botswana Democratic Party National Youth Executive Committee (NYEC) and Women’s Wing have unanimously resolved to endorse the candidature of Vice President, Slumber Tsogwane for party chairman.Tsogwane is up against former MP and Minister Nonofo...

  • Dow ready to unmask Museveni

    Botho Seboko, a former Executive Director of BOCONGO, has demanded that Specially-Elected Member of Parliament Dr. Unity Dow apologise for linking him to the controversial Facebook user, France Museveni.But Dr. Dow will have none of that. She has...

  • PSP engages public servants on conditions of service

    Permanent Secretary to the President (PSP), Emmah Peloetletse is expected to go on a nationwide tour to address Public Service employees on their conditions of service, President Masisi’s Reset agenda and rationalisation of ministries.According to...

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