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Innocent Selatlhwa
  • Inside Autlwetse’s Khama ‘derecognising’ affidavit

    While Autlwetse had always maintained that Khama could not get his preferred regent Seretse Peter Khama because he was not following procedures, the Minister is now saying something else in his court documents. This is contained in a case in which...

  • UDC rejects voters' roll

    The party isn't amused with the recently released voters' roll and is even considering court action.Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Dithapelo Keorapetse, said the IEC isn't ready to run elections that meet international standards and...

  • Insurance killer gets sentence date

    He appeared before the court for extenuation and mitigation following his guilty conviction in March, exactly six years after the murder.However, Tsametse would go through his attorney Winnie Masitha and state there were no extenuating circumstances...

  • Prosecutors lament poor work conditions

    The prosecutors lament unfair treatment and unsafe working conditions. “In the past year, we have brought several of our grievances to our management right up to ministerial level.It is, however, disappointing your Excellency that our grievances...

  • Civil Society fights 'flawed' constitutional amendment

    The Bill was read for the first time last week and was referred to Ntlo ya Dikgosi before it returns for a second reading.They are led by the Constitutional Review Task Team, which is a group of CSOs and other stakeholders working in solidarity under...

  • Civil Society calls for Constitution review governing Act

    They have adopted elements of the people-driven Constitution review process from the BOFEPUSU-BFTU Position Paper on Constitutional Review. “In modern constitutional formulation or review processes, it is considered best practice to ensure genuine...

  • IEC rejects 2,513 registrations

    The inspection, mandated by Section 15 of the Electoral Act, will run from April 22 to June 2, 2024. During this period, the public is encouraged to review the rolls, although the Commission has already identified irregularities and removed certain...

  • Church shoots down constitution amendment

    This they say is as in the recent past the Evangelical Fellowship of Botswana (EFB), of which AFM are members, issued a press release/statement on the above Bill that was to be tabled before Parliament.The church is of the view that the amendment of...

  • Civil Society threatens court action over constitution amendment

    Led by the Constitutional Review Task Team, the organisations have criticised the Bill for failing to address key reform issues crucial for democracy, fundamental rights protection, and institutional independence in Botswana. The task team...

  • Khama relocates to Eswatini

    While the Director of Communications in King Mswati’s office, Percy Simelane, said they have no record of any assistance offered to Khama by Eswatini, it has since emerged that Khama is having a time of his life in the Kingdom. According to various...

  • Eswatini hits back at Masisi

    According to Eswatini press, Simelane said: "Masisi is out of order," further noting that the former president does not even stay in the country, but visits from the Republic of South Africa where he and his family reside.Simelane has also...

  • Khama pleads with court to remove Serogola

    He wants his uncle, Serogola Seretse, removed from the position he resumed in 2022 following the expulsion of Sediegeng Kgamane. Ian, through his attorney Tapiwa Abel, last week filed a case at the Maun High Court with Khama and Seretse Peter Khama...

  • Mookane leaders lament youth delinquency

    The Monitor spoke to Kgosi Silas Keitumetse and Kgosi Gaselemogwe Molefi in the village, who expressed concern about the delinquency amongst school-going children and youth, which contributes to poor academic performance. Keitumetse highlighted the...

  • Fresh bid on to bring Khama home

    “We found him in good health. His brothers and their families are also in good health.We consulted with him about events back home and also conveyed to him our wish and that of many in Gammangwato for him to return home to Botswana as soon as...

  • Unions demand improved salary hike

    Starting April 1, senior government officials will get a commuted allowance of 15% of their basic salary. According to a Savingram dated March 19, 2024 from Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development Permanent Secretary, Gabatlotlane Mogapi,...

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