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Spira Tlhankane
  • CoA grants IEC expedited appeal

    In a case in which the IEC also sought an order staying execution of the interim order granted by Francistown High Court's judge Gaolapelwe Ketlogetswe on November 10, Court of Appeal (CoA) Judge President Tebogo Tau this morning ordered that the...

  • Khama’s office operates at full capacity – Gov’t

    State President minister, Kabo Morwaeng told Parliament on Friday that Khama’s Office is still operational and is operating at full capacity as defined in the detailed entitlements of Former Presidents as provided in the President (Pensions and...

  • BK Proctor gets standing ovation

    Celebrating five years in the game, BK Proctor’s fashion gala was held under the ‘suit and sneakers’ theme and it was pleasing to observe that the attendees understood the assignment especially the gentlemen. Everyone surely looked amazing and...

  • Masisi overlooks career diplomats

    He further disclosed that there are currently 20 Ambassadors/High Commissioners appointed in their substantive posts with 15 as political appointees and five as career diplomats, appointed from within the ministry. While it is not new that government...

  • Double membership costs BPF presidential aspirant

    Delivering her verdict in the case this week, Justice Boipuso Makhwe of the Lobatse High Court said she finds that Bosilong is indeed a member of the SDP and his expulsion is consistent with the constitution of the BPF. In a letter dated November 7,...

  • Masisi, Khama could cross paths at COP 28

    The last time the two met was in August during the 43rd Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit in Angola when the duo shared a brief handshake, a moment which shocked many people. Khama is in self imposed exile in South Africa and has...

  • Gov’t spends P515m on BCL property purchase

    He said once government has bought the properties, former BCL employees and other Batswana would be given an opportunity to acquire them. He said as of now, the liquidator has received three acceptance letters from former employees of BCL and none of...

  • BDP wouldn’t dare recruit me – Motshegwa

    Speaking during a media briefing this week, Motshegwa said people who suggest that he could dump the BNF for the BDP do not know him at all. “Everyone at the BDP knows they cannot talk to me. I spent almost the entire period of my life fighting the...

  • We don’t oppress women – BNF leadership

    Earlier this year, a youthful female figure in the party, Resego Kgosidintsi known by the sobriquet 'Petrol Bomb', resigned from her position as BNF Youth League president citing personal circumstances. Recently, another woman from the BNF...

  • Botswana wage rates not slavery – Mokgethi

    Wage slavery refers to a person's dependence on wages (or a salary) for their livelihood, especially when wages are low, treatment and conditions are poor, and there are few chances of upward mobility. Speaking in Parliament yesterday, the...

  • ‘Jwaneng mine built on Masisi’s borehole a historical fact’

    Masisi in July told Sese village residents during a kgotla meeting that the Jwaneng mine was built on his late father’s ‘Jwana’ borehole. Last month in a kgotla meeting, Masisi tried to clarify that what he meant was that the mine was built...

  • IEC wants Ketlogetswe out of the picture

    UDC recently rushed to court seeking the latter to issue an interim interdict against the decision of Chief Justice (CJ) Terrence Rannowane to empanel three justices to hear its interlocutory application.On November 10 Rannowane wrote a letter to UDC...

  • Mixology experience spice up chilly gin festival

    It was not just a competition for goodies but an experience that taught participants the art of mixing delicious and well-balanced cocktails. During these experiences, people made cocktails and mixologists delivered the verdict on each of the...

  • Gov’t to acquire more private land

    It was recently revealed that government has acquired the 45, 000 hectares of land and will pay the seller, Tati Company, P1.4 billion over two financial years. Before the deal, in the North-East, about five percent of Botswana’s land was made up...

  • The longed Thobane stage collabo

    Sixteen years ago, the two talented artists recorded what would later become an instant hit, an infectious classic that at some point got former President Ian Khama on his feet. However, for the longest time, Thobane fans rarely saw the sight of Dr...

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