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Innocent Selatlhwa
  • 'Masisi never attempted to bring Kgafela home'

    This is despite Press Secretary to the President, Batlhalefi Leagajang saying Masisi has made attempts. Following the death of his mother, Bakgatla Queen Mother Kathleen Kgafela a week ago, many questions have been asked as to whether Kgafela will be...

  • DCEC receives 75 COVID-19 'corruption' reports

    DCEC’s acting public relations officer, Tshepie Otladisang told The Monitor that to date they have received 75 COVID-19 graft allegations reports. “Currently there are 22 cases that are still under investigation, one sent to DPP (Directorate of...

  • Bakgatla queen mother passes on At 79

    Born in 1943, Mma Seingwaeng was married to Kgosi Linchwe Kgafela who died in 2007. She is mother to self-exiled Kgosi Kgafela Kgafela, Minister Mmusi Kgafela, Seingwaeng and Bakgatla Kgafela.At the time of going to press, the family was yet to...

  • Through eyes of a journalist

    BURS leakages aid tax evadersWhile the government has gone all out in a bid to increase tax collection by adjusting various taxes early this year, I thought of just how every day I see how some businesses, especially foreign-owned operate. We always...

  • UB Law Graduate Attains KAS Scholarship

    Latlhang has been sponsored to read for a Master of Law degree at the North-West University (NWU), Potchefstroom Campus, South Africa. He has recently graduated with a Bachelor of Law degree from the UB attaining a 2:1 grade. He is currently a...

  • By-elections a test for opposition strength

    The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) set a date for May end to hold by elections, but that day would not come, thanks to COVID-19. It was mid April when the nation was put on six months State of Emergency that President Mokgweetsi Masisi...

  • Audit exposes workplace 'bullying' at SKMTH

    The audit report on non-renewal of a contract for one Keorapetse Mooketsi, who was procurement manager at the institution released in April 2021, suggests that he was ‘bullied and sidelined’ by management.According to a report seen by Mmegi,...

  • Keorapetse Dismisses ‘Mokoko Wa BCP’

    It has been intimated to The Monitor that some disgruntled Botswana Congress Party (BCP) members have thrown their weight behind one of their own who wanted to represent the opposition on the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) ticket.At...

  • Kgatleng landowners plead with banks for mercy

    The spokesperson for the over 100 affected land owners, Gilbert Sesinyi told a press briefing on Wednesday that they are relentless in their pursuit and have since looked up to banks as government is not willing to listen to them.The aggrieved find...

  • How ‘bosses colluded to defraud’ SKMTH

    The report was released on April 2021. The audit signed by Internal audit manager, Samuel Segotso, states that without authorisation, Moumakwa, former human resources manager Mereenayotlhe Molonda and finance manager Kutlwano Mswela colluded to...

  • Audit exposes alleged SKMTH rot

    The newly released report highlights concerns including amongst others lack of segregation of duties, irregularities in the selection of suppliers as well as conflicts of interest implicating management of the teaching hospital. Ditlhogo has since...

  • Ga-Molopo Residents Bemoan Water, Electricity Nightmares

    Like in the past elections, politicians have put the two items at the top of their agenda as council by-elections loom and residents grow weary of piecrust promises: easy to make, easy to break.When The Monitor team arrived in Phitshane- Molopo on...

  • By-Election Tests Opposition Unity

    Nominations for the upcoming council by-elections in 11 wards have exposed that the parties are not as united as purported by the parties and their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). This is after the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) and Botswana...

  • BagaMmangwato choose ‘Khama delegation’

    Following a meeting they held last week, Khama has sent a signal that he is well, but that is not good enough for them. They have since decided to form a delegation that would seek to get to the bottom of the rift between Khama and President...

  • No mercy for disgruntled Kgatleng land owners

    Kgatleng Land Board admits it was a blunder caused by their employees at the Oodi Sub Land Board, it has on November 8 given the affected land owners three months to destroy any developments and restore their land to ploughing fields.The just over...

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