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Nicholas Mokwena
  • Khama's house search and seizure legal battle on final lap

    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 be finalised during the July Court of Appeal session.The DIS appealed a decision...

  • Fire officers neglected

    The Ministry of Health and Wellness has expressed its intention to review the outdated Fire Act.A cab-memo has been sent to cabinet for approval, after which the review process will commence. Assurance has been made by both the Ministry and DPSM that...

  • Kario joins race for BDP head of Secretariat

    Former Member of Parliament for Selibe-Phikwe West and cabinet member Kavis Kario is the latest to reveal his intentions to contest for the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Secretary General position.The BDP is expected to hold its elective congress...

  • BNF leadership accused of doctoring minutes

    Botswana National Front (BNF) leadership has been accused of doctoring Minutes of the various party central committee meetings.BNF has for long been riddled with internal fights within the central committee, with members torn between party leader...

  • Forensics Police manipulated Tlotso's DNA Report?

    Seven-year-old Lobatse boy, Tlotso Karema remains missing, but there are allegations that a missing piece in the entire puzzle is the possibility of manipulated Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) by Botswana Police Services.The family and the nation at...

  • Tribal Land is now at par with Freehold and State Land

    The Government will continue to review other land related legislation with the view to facilitate Ease of Doing Business.President Mokgweetsi Masisi said the Land Management Sector has gone through a number of historical stages. In the pre-colonial...

  • BDP leadership dragged into Bonnington South infighting

    Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is a party at war with itself at Gaborone Bonnington South as members clash over the conduct of party activities in the constituency.The infighting that started ahead of the Bophirima Ward by-election, which the party...

  • Kgatleng District Council's revenue collection poor

    Kgatleng District Council Chairperson Daniel Molokwe says the council has experienced an under-collection of revenue for the financial year 2022/23.The total collection of revenue as of 31st May 2022 is P663, 155 against the targeted estimate...

  • BNF rejects neutral body for central committee elections

    Botswana National Front (BNF) says it is ready and all set for its national elective congress which takes place during the President’s Holidays at Ba Isago University in Gaborone.The congress will see party leader Advocate Duma Boko defending his...

  • Mine Workers Union sues Debswana for privacy violation

    Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU) has notified Debswana Diamond Company of its intention to sue the company for violation of their members’ rights.The union says having had occasion to appreciate the High Court judgement of Justice Abednego Tafa...

  • Govt. vows to repeal draconian media law

    The long-awaited controversial Media Practitioners Bill is scheduled to be tabled in Parliament during the winter session next month.This was revealed by Assistant Minister for State President, Dumezweni Mthinkhulu this week. Mthimkhulu said the...

  • Media urged to report on SDGs

    Director at the Ministry of Finance, Moremi Moremi says there is need for concerted efforts for successful implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).According to the Director, to advance coherent SDGs advocacy and sensitisation, a...

  • Sibisibi Bluthorn saga

    Former Kweneng District Council Chairman Jeffrey Sibisibi is said to have had influence in the running of the Consolidated Estate of Bluthorn Group that is in liquidation.Sibisibi is said to have been seen frequenting company offices even though he...

  • Molefhi puts head on the block

    Former Cabinet member and MP for Selibe-Phikwe East Nonofo Molefhi, has returned to the Botswana Democratic Party political battlefield.Molefhi seems impervious to the wise counsel, ‘ once bitten, twice shy’ as he is making another bid for the...

  • Ministers reoriented on Reset Agenda

    President Mokgweetsi Masisi has expressed worry regarding the full implications of failure to deliver the transformation of Botswana by his administration.Masisi told his cabinet this week that as political leaders, they are the mainstay and captains...

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