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Nicholas Mokwena
  • Domestic economy on recovery mode - Serame

    The domestic economy, as it is the case with the global economy, continues to be on recovery mode in the third quarter of the 2022/2023 financial year, Minister of Finance Peggy Serame has assured.This is attested by the positive growth projected at...

  • Councils’ restructuring won't affect Bogosi jurisdiction

    The restructuring of councils is for administrative expediency and will not affect the jurisdiction and the established practices of Bogosi, Local Government and Rural Development minister Kgotla Autlwetse says.The ministry is working with the...

  • BDP Govt's defective health care sentencing Batswana to death

    Botswana National Front (BNF) has expressed concern over the shortage of medicine and pills in hospitals across the country.For some time now the country has been hit by a shortage of drugs with the situation taking a turn for the worst last year....

  • Corruption delayed Mogoditshane-Gabane road construction - Rakgare

    The construction of the Mogoditshane-Gabane-Mankgodi junction Road was delayed due to corrupt activities attracted at the tender stage of the project, Member of Parliament for Mogoditshane, Tumiso Rakgare has told constituents.Rakgare, who is also...

  • Zambezi Agro-Commercial Development to stimulate eeconomy

    Acting Minister of Agriculture Molebatsi Molebatsi says his Ministry will implement projects to support key policy priorities for sustainable high income growth.These include among others, Zambezi Integrated Agro-Commercial Development, refurbishment...

  • Oppostiion threatens to report Govt coorruption to Int'l community

    Leader of Opposition Dithapelo Keorapetse has warned government that if it continues to condone corruption it will soon catch up with them in the international space under the Public International Law.Under this law if a corrupt regime has borrowed...

  • Economy not in the hands of Batswana - Morwaeng

    The Minister of State President Kabo Morwaeng says the economy of the country is not in the hands of Batswana.He said for years, the country glossed about having low debt levels, and watching with satisfaction as its foreign reserves increased. The...

  • SPEDU suffocates local businesses

    Some businesses based in Selibe-Phikwe and facilitated by SPEDU are said to be under heavy pressure to either close shop or relocate to other parts of the country.The companies, especially in the manufacturing and textile are said to be failing to...

  • Morwaeng slams his own Government

    Minister for State President Kabo Morwaeng says the country has the ever-present problem of poor performing parastatals that continue to gobble government funds.For years the government has spoken about rationalisation but ended up increasing the...

  • The BDP way or the highway

    While the Report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the Review of the Constitution has set tongues wagging with the public criticising most of the recommendations by the commission, the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is the...

  • We have been vindicated on DIS rot- Saleshando

    President of the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) Dumelang Saleshando says they have been vindicated that there is rot at Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS), a mess the head of state is not ready to clean.Saleshando indicated that the...

  • Botswana commits to end AIDS by 2030

    Botswana has committed to take all the necessary steps to remove impediments to accessing services by populations at a greater risk of contracting HIV and to tackle practices that perpetuate stigma and discrimination faced by people living with...

  • 2384 Batswana imprisoned for failure to pay debts

    The numbers of judgement debtors are increasing and are caused by among others, a rise in unemployment, lack of financial literacy, and increased cost of living.Minister of Justice Machana Shamukuni told Parliament that civil imprisonment is part of...

  • Procurement body exonerates itself from scandalous Safer City tender

    It is no news that the P400 million Safer City project has been shrouded in controversies.The project started off as a direct appointment request which was turned down by Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB).It was then split into...

  • Tsogwane calls for unity ahead of 2024 general election

    Vice President and Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Chairman Slumber Tsogwane has called for the spirit of volunteerism and loyalty within the party.He said it is time for democrats to reflect and remember why they joined the party. Speaking at the...

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