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Nicholas Mokwena
  • Bluthorn directors slapped with P239m claim

    As the plot thickens for Bluthorn directors and officers, the liquidator has slapped them with a P239 880 724.32 claim for recklessness with investors’ money, among others.Kopanang Thekiso was appointed Final Liquidator of consolidated estates of...

  • My wife is the target - PSP's husband ....As President Masisi is petitioned over construction of 28 police stations

    Joe Peloetletse - husband to Permanent Secretary to the President (PSP), Emma, has defended his wife and company - Legacy Pursuit (PTY) Ltd - from accusations of impropriety in the award of a controversial P256 million tender.The tender is for the...

  • Rolong Land Board accused of maladministration

    Rolong Land Board is alleged to be grappling with acts of maladministration under the watch of its Board and management.Sources close to Botswana Guardian reveal that members of staff are deeply worried by the direction the Land Board is taking....

  • Media defence seminar coming next week

    Campaign for Free Expression (CFE) has partnered with Botswana Editors’ Forum (BEF) and INK Centre for Investigative Journalism to host a Media Defence Seminar on October 31st, 2023, with support from Media Defence London.The Project Manager,...

  • Botswana Gazette appeals ruling on WUC report

    A local weekly publication The Botswana Gazette has launched an appeal to the Court of Appeal against the judgement of the High Court regarding the release of a Report by Water Utilities Corporation (WUC).High court Judge Omphemetse Motumise had...

  • Surgeon ordered to compensate patient close to P1million

    High Court Judge Michael Leburu has ordered a medical doctor to pay a patient for general damages, disfigurement and disability.He said considering the nature and extent of the harm suffered by the plaintiff and the sequelae thereof, a reasonable...

  • Komatsu Botswana operations under scrutiny

    The Botswana Mine and Allied Workers Union (BMWU) has demanded that Komatsu Botswana complies and fulfils its statutory obligations under International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention 176 and its corresponding provisions under the Mines Quarries...

  • New entrant in BDP’s Tswapong South contest shakes things up

    The battle for Tswapong South constituency within the ruling Botswana Democratic party (BDP) has taken an interesting twist as a new entrant has emerged.The new comer for the contest in the name of Deric Ramaano, is said to have shaken some of the...

  • Union wants BEC head fired

    Botswana Sectors of Educators Trade Union (BOSETU) has called upon the Minister of Education, Dr. Douglas Letsholathebe to be decisive on the examination crisis.The union called on the minister to remove the Botswana Examination Council (BEC) Chief...

  • Controversy dogs P103m GBEA tender

    Controversy has emerged around the Government of Enterprise Architecture tender worth millions of Pula for the detailed design, implementation, and support of the Government of Botswana Enterprise Architecture (GBEA).The ongoing controversy...

  • Open BCL and Tatil mines - BMWU

    Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU) says the Government’s position not to pay Retrenchment Packages for former BCL and Tati Nickel miners must be reviewed.The union has demanded that government should take out of the ill–advised liquidation and...

  • Ditshwanelo calls for restorative punishment

    DITSHWANELO - The Centre for Human Rights has called on the government of Botswana to come up with better forms of restorative justice models which seek alternative effective punishments other than death penalty.In its message for the global...

  • P100m BAITS intellectual property infringement lawsuit hits govt

    The government of Botswana through the Department of Veterinary Services at the Ministry of Agriculture finds itself in a tight corner over allegations of infringement of Intellectual Property.A local company, Consult IT (Pty) Ltd, is demanding P100...

  • Minister Segokgo clashes with his Councillors

    Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) in Tlokweng Constituency is engrossed in bitter divisions due to a rift between area Member of Parliament Thulagano Segokgo, who is also Minister of Communications, Knowledge and Technology and his Councillors, sources...

  • Court declines to compel WUC to release report on Gaborone Dam

    High court Judge, Omphemetse Motumise has declined to direct Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) to release a report on the decline in water inflows at Gaborone Dam.A local weekly publication The Botswana Gazette had approached the High Court to compel...

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