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Innocent Selatlhwa
  • DTEF is clean – DCEC

    When delivering her historic Budget Speech last month, Minister of Finance and Economic Development (MFED), Peggy Serame announced the immediate transfer of the Tertiary Education Financing (TEF) vote under DTEF to her ministry.Before this, the DTEF...

  • Khama labels his CoA ruling gross injustice

    The victory comes after the State vowed it was not liable to Khama and his requests. One of the big issues is that former president's request to visit spiritual leader, Dalai Lama, compromised the country’s relations with Asian giant, China.On...

  • Contractor at loggerheads over P4.8m invoice

    Palalani has written to Attorney General (AG) calling for his intervention. On the other hand, the ministry acknowledges there being outstanding payments, and partly blames the contractor for submitting ‘dishonest claims’.In his letter to AG,...

  • ELM hands BLH, BLSoN to Bamalete

    The establishments are now owned by Evangelical Lutheran Church in Botswana (ELCB), Evangelical Lutheran Church in Southern Africa Diocese (ELCSA) and the Balete tribe represented by Kgosi Mosadi Seboko. Kgosi Seboko, accepted the facilities on...

  • No Khama, no Masisi! – Autlwetse

    The uncles wrote a press release on Friday calling on Masisi to meet them and accussing Autlwetse of being “a conflicted emissary with a vested political interest in the stand-off between his boss Masisi and his Paramount Chief Khama"....

  • Khama's uncles accuse Masisi of dishonour

    Khama’s uncles, through Kgosi Mokhutshwane Sekgoma, have written a scathing press release accusing Masisi of doing the opposite of what he had promised BagaMmangwato when he visited Serowe in November 2021.The uncles state that while Masisi...

  • Tertiary ministry to decide SDA College fate

    Students are agitated that the institution was privatised without their knowledge and now they are struggling to stay in school, especially those that self-sponsor. While students seem to be in the dark about what is going on, this publication has...

  • Serame cracks whip on TEF

    The allegations include mismanagement of the tertiary education financing; awarding of sponsorships to those who did not deserve it, exorbitant tuition charged by ETPs, suspicious allocation of students to tertiary institutions, payment of tuition...

  • BNFYL finally heads to elective congress

    The congress themed, 'The BNFYL as the building block for regime change in 2024' will be held in Letlhakeng and could deliver the league’s first female president.The congress set to be held in May 2020 was postponed indefinitely alongside...

  • Nurses take govt to court over 'standby'

    Following failure to reach common ground from engaging the employer, Department of Labour, and eventually getting a certificate of failure to settle from the Commissioner of Labour, the Industrial Court is set to determine the matter.Nurses want...

  • 'Stay in exile while we clear the way’

    They also wanted feedback from his uncles following an assignment they gave them to find out from President Mokgweetsi Masisi on what went wrong between him and his predecessor, Khama.Orator of note, Rrangwane Kgosi Mokhutshwane Sekgoma started off...

  • Come home brother, Mmusi pleads with Kgafela

    Speaking at their mother’s funeral on Saturday, Mmusi said he was saddened by the fact that his brother was not in attendance as their mother was laid to rest owing to a warrant of arrest.As dozens of senior government officials, dikgosi and...

  • COVID-19: A necessary evil for Sir Ketumile hospital

    The team made a recommendation in 1989 for establishment of a teaching hospital. The construction of Botswana University Hospital then commenced in 2010 and the state-of-the-art medical school infrastructure was completed in 2014.The facility, a...

  • Academic calls for law on communications interception

    This he states in a research paper released in November 2021 titled Surveillance of Digital Communications in Botswana: An Assessment of the Regulatory Legal Framework.The report was commissioned by the Media Policy and Democracy Project (MPDP)....

  • '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...

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