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Nicholas Mokwena
  • 'I have no ambitions for Gammangwato throne'

    Kgosi Gasebalwe Seretse says rumours of him being among those eyeing the top seat of Gammangwato royalty is far-fetched and only meant to fuel tensions in the royal clan.Rumours have been making rounds in Gammangwato that Seretse is among those who...

  • BOPPAWU targets workers in precarious jobs

    Trade Unions are a cornerstone of any effective system of industrial relations that seek to balance the need for enterprises to remain competitive with the aspiration of workers for higher wages and better working conditions.Unions act as agents for...

  • Kgatleng District hit by service delivery crisis

    Kgatleng District Council Chairman Daniel Molokwe says the year 2022/2023 proved a bit challenging in the provision of services to communities as most government departments including the Council had very limited budgets to carry out their day to day...

  • Minister Moagi, DIS in BERA Boardroom brawl

    External influence of the running of affairs at Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA) has allegedly resulted in the resignation of the parastatal’s Board Chairman Justice Moilwa.Moilwa resigned last week in what Botswana Guardian...

  • Pitfalls in the Reset and Reclaim Agenda

    President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s Reset Agenda is said to have had its fair share of challenges. The Reset Agenda’s objective is to improve service delivery.Vice President Slumber Tsogwane has revealed that one of the biggest challenges so far has...

  • Tsogwane vows BDP will deliver fully on its promises

    The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) chairman Slumber Tsogwane has expressed confidence that his party will be able to deliver on its 2019 general election promises.VP Tsogwane said the BDP-led government is well on track in delivering its promises to...

  • Tshekedi risks losing his Parliamentary seat

    Member of Parliament for Serowe West Tshekedi Khama risk losing his Parliamentary seat and causing a by- election if he fails to attend the current Parliament sitting.The MP fled the country in March last year following his arrest and detention...

  • Root out weakest links - Adv Boko

    From the vantage point where he is perched to see everything, Botswana National Front President (BNF), Advocate Duma Boko has called on the party members to focus on the weakest link in the party and its structures.What Boko has learnt is that there...

  • Court allows Seboko to file replying affidavit in Museveni’s case

    Gaborone High Court Judge Dr. Zein Kebonang has granted Botho Seboko a chance to file his replying affidavit out of time in his case against Specially-Elected Member of Parliament Dr. Unity Dow over the controversial Facebook account of France...

  • The tedious land registration system

    Amendments to the various pieces of legislation intended to achieve broad land sector reform, have instead made the entire process very tedious, impossible and hard on individuals thereby negatively affecting businesses, Botswana Guardian can...

  • Ram's company gets multimillion direct appointment at MoH

    Life in Botswana continues to get tougher for indigenous Batswana, who scramble for the crumbs, while the elites, most of whom are of Asian descent swim in opulence.Recently, Mediland Healthcare Distributors, a company co-owned by Choppies...

  • President builds Mom state-of-the-art Mansion

    President Mokgweetsi Masisi - an avowed fighter of corruption, allegedly has a cozy relationship that could compromise him - with one of the leading Chinese construction companies in the country, Unik Construction.Unik Construction is a leading...

  • Dr. Madigele to challenge 'weakend' Dr. Matsheka in Lobatse

    Former Minister of Health Dr. Alfred Madigele has decided to bow out of the contest for Gaborone Bonnington South in the coming Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) primary elections.The former MP took the decision after realising that he doesn’t stand...

  • Masisi hopeful of reconciliation with Khama

    President Mokgweetsi Masisi has called for a truce with former president Ian Khama, who has been on a self-imposed exile in South Africa for a year now.Masisi expressed hope that one day they will find a common ground and forgive each other for the...

  • Budget bonanza for the rich, gnashing of teeth for the poor

    This year’s budget promises an unprecedented bonanza for the few and gnashing of teeth by many for this is a government of the few, by the few and for the few, the Leader of Opposition Dithapelo Keorapetse has predicted.For Keorapetse, a number of...

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