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Former Minister of Environment and Tourism, Philda Kereng, one of the four women who were roped into President Mokgweetsi Masisi-led Cabinet in 2019 through the President’s deliberate empowerment of women politicians, might have betrayed her principal.

Kereng ‘betrays’ Masisi

Former Minister of Environment and Tourism, Philda Kereng, one of the four women who were roped into President Mokgweetsi Masisi-led Cabinet in 2019 through the President’s deliberate empowerment of women politicians, might have betrayed her principal.

Ian Khama. PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO

High Court declares Khama ‘fugitive’

Former President Ian Khama has wryly concurred with the recent High Court judgment that labelled him a fugitive.

Challenging times: Diamond cutting and polishing firms have appealed to government for help PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Diamond cutting, polishing firms seek gov’t help

The country’s diamond-cutting and polishing firms have asked government for a wage subsidy and exemption from the training levy as they fight for survival in a diamond slump, which has seen some factories fail to reopen after the festive season break.

Simon Badisa Kgowe

I live in fear – Kgowe

It has been nearly six years since the brutal murder of Simon Badisa Kgowe's then-girlfriend, Bonolo Elizabeth Mapitse (Kerekang).

A showdown is looming between the government and the organisers of the inaugural Botswana Golden Prix as an ownership wrangle ensues, MmegiSport has learnt.

Showdown looms over Golden Grand Prix

A showdown is looming between the government and the organisers of the inaugural Botswana Golden Prix as an ownership wrangle ensues, MmegiSport has learnt.

Election registration. PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Supplementary voters’ registration starts Monday

Following a disappointing first phase of voters’ registration, where the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) attracted only 736,424 prospective voters, the commission will now hold the supplementary voter registration period from February 26 to March 15.

Gov't provides update on the demolished F'town CBD market place

Gov't provides update on the demolished F'town CBD market place

Few weeks after Francistown Town Council (FCC) demolished vendors CBD market place, the Minister of Local Governance and Rural Development (MLGRD) Kgotla Autlwetse has provided an update on what government intends to do with the place.

Never Tshabang..

Tshabang stays put in Nkange

Until you hear it from the horse's mouth, you may never know. Contrary to popular view that the Nkange constituency Member of Parliament Dr Never Tshabang dumped his former Botswana Congress Party (BCP) in favour of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), he instead explains that he was expelled.

Gaborone City Council.PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Councils accuse ministry valuer of ‘procurement meddling’

A storm is brewing between Councils and the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development or at least its employee, valuer Donald Mengwe over the ongoing property valuation services for preparation of a valuation roll in Gaborone.

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