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Innocent Selatlhwa
  • Courts yet to record COVID-19 corruption case

    The majority of the reported COVID-19 corruption allegations have since fallen off the investigation radar while the only case that had been sent for prosecution has been closed.In June 2021, the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime’s...

  • Batswana see endemic corruption in President’s office—Afrobarometer

    According to a recent survey, Batswana mistrust the President’s keepers and believe them to be corrupt.More than three-fourths of Batswana believe that at least some officials in the President’s office are involved in corruption, a recent...

  • Chaos at Serowe Kgotla

    In what seems to be a continuation of the wrangling between President Mokgweetsi Masisi and his predecessor Ian Khama, Bangwato could go for a while without a Kgosi recognised by either man. Masisi as the President and Khama as Kgosikgolo.After Kgosi...

  • Khama’s uncles hold on to keys

    Another notable monument is The Green House, Khama III’s first and only residential home as it is referred to. While former Bangwato regent Kgosi Sediegeng Kgamane has since removed his belongings from a dilapidated house he previously occupied, he...

  • Gov’t divides Ngwato royals

    Addressing a press conference early this week at the disputed house, one of the royal uncles, Rasebolai Kgamane, expressed frustration that they are not united with all their Dikgosi and Dikgosana in Gammangwato because of Kgosi Serogola and...

  • Kgamane licks exit wounds

    He states that he was embarrassed to find out he was suspended on social media after serving with distinction for 34 years. Seven months after he was suspended and ultimately resigned, Kgamane opened up about how abruptly he was kicked out of office...

  • BDP moves to end Bulela Ditswe 'fraud'

    This was revealed by the BDP's Political Education and Elections Committee (PEEC) chairperson, Alec Seametso at the party's Youth National Policy Forum in Serowe over the weekend.“President Masisi hates corruption, not just in government....

  • Rain spoils BDP Serowe invasion plan

    While many were looking forward to seeing how Serowe people would react to the BDP members knocking on their doors in a house-to-house campaign, the heavens had a different plan.The BDP youth had gathered for the National Youth Policy Forum, which...

  • CDC muzzles bars, churches, gatherings

    This is also the case with weddings and churches, owing to the strict implementation of the Liquor Act and bylaws on noise and public nuisance by the Central District Council.While business people and members of the public are crying foul, police say...

  • MoESD urged to pull up socks

    “The Commission recommends that the Ministry of Education and Skills Development (MoESD) should improve implementation and monitoring of education policies and programmes for improved academic performance in schools and promotion of technical and...

  • Public health system remains on sick bed

    Addressing Parliament on Friday, Minister of Health Dr Edwin Dikoloti said some progress was made in securing certain medications, but this has not fully addressed the situation as it remains dire and unsatisfactory.Dikoloti said many people are...

  • UDC rally cancellation exposes holes in Umbrella

    It has since come to the fore that the Botswana People’s Party (BPP) leadership was not amused as they only found out just three hours before the scheduled start of the rally that it had been postponed.Even though the constituency has been...

  • Masisi carves late coming name

    Khama labels Masisi’s actions as disrespectful and inconsiderate. Opposition leaders also have slammed Masisi for late coming.Legislators, invited guests and the general public had to wait for almost an hour before Masisi could arrive to deliver...

  • Botswana susceptible to terrorism financing

    This is according to a fresh report by the Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA) working with law enforcement agencies and local licensing authorities.The assessment which focused on threats and vulnerabilities of Money Laundering/Terrorism Financing...

  • BNF eyes growth, prosperity, vibrancy

    The gathering held in Mogoditshane was attended by the CC, Women’s League Committee, Youth League Committee, Members of Parliament, Councillors and regional and constituency secretaries. The Leadership Forum discussed and adopted the 'BNF...

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