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Mohwasa 'bounces back' by prerogative power

Botswana National Front (BNF) president Duma Boko has used his prerogative powers this week to appoint three additional members, including immediate past secretary-general Moeti Mohwasa, to the 13-member central committee recently elected, Mmegi has learnt.

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Farmworker allegedly shoots colleague to death

FRANCISTOWN: Letlhakane police are investigating an incident in which a 67-year-old farm worker allegedly shot his co-worker after a heated argument.

The nurses are fighting with their employer, Botswana Defence Force (BDF) for overtime allowances PIC: FILE PIC

Army nurses get new lease on life

The Court of Appeal (CoA) has offered 57 army nurses new hope by referring their case back to the High Court for continuation before a new judge.

Determined:“I have lost financially and politically. Even my good name has been tarnished.” –Butale PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

I want to defend my presidency – Butale

FRANCISTOWN: Suspended founding Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) president, Biggie Butale has finally broken his long-maintained silence.


UDC on BCP’s absence

FRANCISTOWN: The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) has said there was no need to invite the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) to a recent meeting (UDC meeting) that welcomed the Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) into the coalition.

Masisi and Segokgo PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Namibians report Masisi, Segokgo to ICC

A Namibian pressure group, Caprivi Concerned Group (CCG) wants President Mokgweetsi Masisi and Botswana Defence Force (BDF) commander, Placid Segokgo hauled before the International Criminal Court ( ICC) for the deaths of four Namibian alleged poachers.


Paledi’s bittersweet civil service to end

FRANCISTOWN: The journey of suspended deputy permanent secretary in the Ministry of Youth, Gender, Sports and Culture (MYSC), Victor Bruno Paledi, in the public service is fast approaching its end.


BOPEU stops BHC in its tracks

Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) has succeeded to stop Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC) from a decision that is deemed to alter its organisational structure pending consultation with the labour union.

Gone: BR passenger train has yet again ‘vanished’ and this time it could be for good PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

No sign of Blue Train return

Just three years after returning to the rail line, the Botswana Railways (BR) passenger train has yet again ‘vanished’ and this time it could be for good.

Value added: The Coal to Liquids plant would boost beneficiation and fuel security PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Coal to Liquids deal expected by next December

Botswana Oil Limited (BOL) expects to enter into an agreement with a private developer for the eagerly anticipated Coal to Liquids (CTL) project by December next year, BusinessWeek has learnt.

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