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Innocent Selatlhwa
  • Keorapetse wants P1.4bn Tati land deal probed

    He made this call when responding Finance Minister, Peggy Serame's Budget Speech, insisting that the details of professional valuations should be presented to Parliament. "The land was granted as a concession by King Lobengula to Sir John...

  • Botswana corruption score drops

    In 2012, the country scored 65 and has never been able to beat that, rather dwindling to as low as 55/100 in 2021.Botswana would improve by five scores to 60/100 in 2022 only to drop by a single score in 2023. According to a report released on...

  • Infights at Palapye Dev. Trust

    Due to the matter, the Commissioner of Labour in Palapye will on Monday hear a case in which aspiring Member of Parliament (MP) candidate for Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) in Palapye, Gaaesi Western Morake is challenging his dismissal from his...

  • LSB rallies its members to boycott Legal Year opening

    The decision comes in the wake of a statement the LSB Council issued recently containing a list of complaints about a perceived communication breakdown within the Administration of Justice (AoJ). The LSB statement also cited "pressing...

  • Keorapetse urges Masisi to intervene in Phikwe tremors

    A letter dated January 23, 2024, highlights the distress faced by residents of the former mining town, reminiscent of the unsettling period between 2017 and 2019. "Around December 2023, residents of Selebi-Phikwe reported earth tremors similar...

  • Radisele sours as Pilikwe gets promoted

    Kgosi Gasebalwe's promotion means that the dikgosi from the three villages, who until now have been reporting to Palapye, will start reporting to Pilikwe which will in turn report to Serowe directly. Until now, Pilikwe, whose kgosi was at the...

  • Radisele residents 'shoot' Serogola's messenger

    The first signs pointing to possible simmering tensions in the future unfolded on Friday when Kgosi Tshipe Tshipe of Mahalapye landed in Radisele to deliver the message from Acting Bagammangwato regent, Kgosi Serogola Seretse, sparking discontent...

  • Radisele youths choose to vote with their feet

    Kgosi Mmereki described the low numbers as disappointing and worrisome, saying in some instances it was not uncommon for Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) registration officers to register an average of two people per day. He said the officers...

  • Trigger happy cops at it again

    Following that,Modimo & Associates have issued a statutory notice to institute proceedings against the Attorney General and Commissioner of Police demanding payment of P25 Million for the shooting of their client Innocent Kuyenda (21).According to...

  • ‘Killer’ cops in hot soup

    The police allegedly shot the 35-year-old in cold blood while he walked towards their car as his fiancé looked on holding their six-month-old baby.The police would then give the family P10,000 to assist with funeral arrangements.Through Modimo and...

  • Batswana urged to fight police brutality

    The family did not buy the story of suicide inside the Kutlwano Police Station cells in Francistown but went on to bury their loved one as the BPS post- mortem report stated suicide.They would land in the hands of Makwati who approached the court on...

  • Mass Media ‘whistleblower’ sues DIS for P12m

    Ralotsia laments illegal surveillance and invasion of privacy, which includes search of residence without a warrant, copying of personal files, as well as bugging his phone. He also accuses the spy agency of attempts to harm and or conspiracy to...

  • Khama fingers Autlwetse in royal infighting

    According to Khama, matters deteriorated when specially elected legislator Kgotla Autlwetse, who lost the Serowe North Constituency in the 2019 General Election, was appointed Minister of Local Government and Rural Development in January 2022.Justice...

  • Police get extra time to exhume Mosala

    The police cite resource constraints for the delay and the period for compliance by the Commissioner of Police has been extended by 14 working days from the December 15, 2023, court order.The Ministry of Health and its Permanent Secretary have been...

  • Bagammangwato royals clash in court

    Justice Chris Gabanagae of the Gaborone High Court is scheduled to preside over a case on Tuesday wherein Bagammangwato royals, led by former president Khama, are contesting government's denial of access to the Kgotla. The applicants, comprising...

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