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Spira Tlhankane
  • High water bills to be a thing of the past

    For years, WUC’s customer service standard has been low due to complaints from clients about wrong billings among many others. WUC’s main excuse for estimated bills has been the fact that their employees are unable to access clients’ locked...

  • New SADC platform to boost agric potential

    The facility is set to enhance the development of data-driven national, regional and global agricultural policies. SADC AIMS is a web-based application that is used to maintain statistical data on agriculture.The SADC AIMS platform is a journey that...

  • High-consuming customers still owe millions—WUC

    “They owe more money than the government,” WUC CEO Gaselemogwe Senai told the media in a press conference earlier today at Gaborone Dam. He revealed that the overall customer debt including businesses stands at over P1 billion. Senai further...

  • Keorapetse declares: I have no fear

    Keorapetse, who says he stands right on top of the truth, was expelled from the BCP in July after replacing BCP president Dumelang Saleshando, a coalition vice president, as the new Leader of Opposition (LOO) in Parliament.On Saturday different...

  • Boko deceived me—Saleshando

    Speaking during a BCP rally in Selebi-Phikwe West on Saturday, Saleshando revealed that Boko deceived him before the 2019 General Election. “He took the UDC name, colours and logo and registered them as his private property.The UDC is officially...

  • UDC’s self destruction post 2019

    Licking woundsAfter losing the Gaborone Bonnington North constituency to Annah Mokgethi of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) in the 2019 General Elections, the UDC president Duma Boko went underground while his deputy Dumelang Saleshando attended...

  • BCP lambasts UDC ultimatum

    On Sunday Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) president, Duma Boko told UDC members in Mahalapye that their National Executive Committee (NEC) which now includes the newly welcomed Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) has decided to give the Members of...

  • ‘Mmamosadinyana’: Batswana’s term of endearment for the Queen

    Back when she was still Princess Elizabeth, she was called ‘Lilibet’ by those near and dear to her as the little future Queen couldn't properly pronounce her name.Her late husband Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was known to call her...

  • UDC's constitution amendment delays to favour BPF

    Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) is the latest party to join the opposition alliance and according to Boko delaying the change to the coalition's constitution was a decision made by the National Executive Committee (NEC) which the Botswana Congress...

  • Interchangeable powers as Kapinga awaits fate

    The BCP national conference held in Mahalapye two months ago took a decision to expel Kapinga alongside Leader of Opposition (LOO) Dithapelo Keorapetse, MP for Palapye Onneetse Ramogapi, MP for Nkange Dr Never Tshabang, and MP for Mahalapye West...

  • Keorapetse leads divided opposition

    Taking over through a caucus that removed the suspended Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) vice president and the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) president Dumelang Saleshando from the LOO position, Keorapetse knew it was never going to be a welcome...

  • Four of expelled quintet at odds with Kapinga

    The four Members of Parliament (MP) are the Leader of Opposition (LOO) and Selebi-Phikwe West MP Dithapelo Keorapetse, MP for Palapye Onneetse Ramogapi, MP for Nkange Never Tshabang, and MP for Mahalapye West David Tshere.The BCP national conference...

  • Kapinga seeks political 'back love'

    Kapinga was expelled alongside Leader of Opposition (LoO) Dithapelo Keorapetse, MP for Palapye Onneetse Ramogapi, MP for Nkange Never Tshabang, and MP for Mahalapye West David Tshere.In a press statement issued today, BCP spokesperson Mpho Pheko...

  • Makhadzi’s late arrival almost dampens GIMC

    Makhadzi was one of the main headliners for this year’s GIMC music festival, which capped a week-long schedule of arts events.The South African hitmaker was scheduled to perform at 2am but she could not make it on time as the border closed at...

  • ‘BDP doesn’t have resources to unmask Museveni’

    Leading up to the BDP elective congress held this past weekend in Tsabong, chairperson and deputy secretary-general aspirants, Nonofo Molefhi and Unity Dow respectively singled out France Museveni as the main architect of pre-election intimidation...

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