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Innocent Selatlhwa
  • Botswana's Intrusive intelligence condemned

    A day after Dow's shocking presentation, the Centre for Civil and Political Rights (CCPR Centre) Committee on Human Rights, echoed her sentiments. The Committee considered Botswana's second periodic report after presentations led by...

  • CCPR Slams Botswana Over Magadi, Polygamy

    At its 3827th meeting, held on November 1, 2021, the committee adopted the present concluding observations. In their report, the committee amongst other things slams the country for not doing enough to fight violence against women and children.The...

  • 'Return Bodies of Executed Persons'

    According to a newly released report by the committee, Botswana has been urged to inform families before execution and also to return their bodies for private burials after hanging them.“The committee regrets the State party’s position that it...

  • Motswana Dies In Zambian Prison

    The trio was arrested by a team of undercover Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) officers who were tipped off by an unnamed informant in early May 2021. One of the arrested Batswana men has since died while in police custody.Zambian, Guyson Dindi is...

  • DIS Denies Raiding Khama's Residence

    “DIS raided my house last night (Friday) in my absence and searched it without a warrant. I have been informed by a source they have been planting things there to implicate me. That is why they went at night,” Khama told the media from South...

  • Thabas out to preserve families

    They are currently undergoing their third Family Building campaign in Serowe. The first campaign the foundation led was a nationwide campaign that had 82 leaders from various locations around the country. Each of the 82 leaders led small groups for...

  • Opposition Parties Wield Knives At Masisi

    The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) contracting parties together with the Alliance for Progressives (AP) and Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) over the weekend held their maiden star rally where shots were fired at Masisi.BPF acting president,...

  • DCEC calls for better anti corruption funding

    Katlholo was speaking at the Integrity Walk organised by Botswana Centre for Public Integrity (BCPI) over the weekend. “More often than not, organisations, corporations, ministries and departments treat anti-corruption as a compliance or public...

  • AA Launches P3.3M Farmers Support

    BHERO, a brand of locally manufactured tractors and implements made specifically for the soils and climatic conditions of Botswana, looks to support farmers with P10,000 each for five years while women and youth will get an extra year. At least P3.3...

  • Masisi's Utterances Harmless – BDP

    But his party, the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) feels the President is unfairly persecuted as he said nothing wrong. BDP communications sub-committee chairperson, Kagelelo Kentse slammed the media for misleading the nation.Addressing a Kgotla...

  • PPADB declines to pay for ‘irregular’ MoHW tender

    This follows the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB's) rejection of a retroactive appointment of the company which was to be paid P421,894.48 for work done from October 28, 2020 to November 10, 2020.This translates to just over...

  • BURS, DCEC pounce on millionaires

    The internal revenue and the corruption-busting agencies have been onto the two companies allegedly owing the tax collector a combined P12 million in unpaid taxes.Mmegi investigations have revealed that the two companies that were awarded a combined...

  • Khama Chides Relentless DIS

    The properties in the court papers, guns, are stated as belonging to Kgosi and his wife, Jennifer with Khama listed as a correspondent alongside Kgosi and one Sehunelo Khunou. Khama told this publication then that he was told that the DIS would raid...

  • Manake to appoint CEOs for BMC, NARDI

    The Nevah Tshabang-chaired committee relayed its disappointment with Manake over a number of vacant leadership positions within the State Enterprises under her ministry. The Committee summoned Manake after State Enterprises under her, being the...

  • Parly Committee Summons Gare

    The Nevah Tshabang-led committee wants Gare to explain the gross abuse of corporate governance at the National Food Technology Research Centre (NFTRC) and Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) which are both running on ‘autopilot’. They both do not have...

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