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Spira Tlhankane
  • Bulls semen will rot in Ramatlabama – Dow

    Dow, who was responding to the SONA in Parliament on Wednesday, said MPs and ministers are the only ones who are going to buy the semen. The semen issue stirred controversy last month when it was revealed that Masisi and his elite entourage,...

  • No way of supervising UDC’s conduct – IEC

    UDC agents, popularly known as Madibela Tlhopho, were today supposed to begin observing the registration but the IEC once again suspended the registration pending the final determination of the main application which will be heard on Wednesday.A...

  • Minimum wage pressure weighs on gov’t ahead of 2024

    A minimum wage is the lowest amount a worker can be paid hourly determined by law and paying an individual below the minimum wage is illegal. When opposition the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) set the minimum wage at P3,000 in its 2019 General...

  • GABS extremely poor - Serame

    Serame, who was updating Parliament on Thursday said while statistics shows that GABS has been significantly functional for extended periods, from August 11, 2023 to date, the system experienced serious performance challenges. “The system became...

  • IEC planning to register Namibians - Boko

    Boko, who is still convinced that his party lost the 2019 General Election as result of voter rigging, said this on Saturday in Francistown during UDC’s ‘Are Ikwadiseng Tour’. The UDC and IEC have been battling for months and in the latest...

  • I will continue tendering for gov’t projects – PSP’s husband

    Joseph, who is a shareholder in Legacy Pursuit Proprietary Limited through his company Joe’s Electrical, has been the subject of a controversial tender, which has seen a whistleblower writing a complaint letter to President Mokgweetsi Masisi about...

  • Batswana, foreign contractors fight over billion pula gov’t tenders

    While there is no law barring foreign enterprises from participating in government bids, a new consortium of seven Batswana companies called Legacy Pursuit Proprietary Limited has revealed that it will stop at nothing to make sure that they get their...

  • The contentious 100, 000 jobs

    Masisi presented his first SONA on November 5, 2018 with an expansive agenda. But he revealed then that he had made several policy pronouncements that are primarily meant to address, as a matter of urgency, the twin problems of poverty and...

  • IEC transparency questioned

    This follows the High Court’s decision to authorise the Umbrella for Democratic Party (UDC) to observe the exercise, which was supposed to run from November 1-30, 2023. Election officials are responsible for maintaining accurate and complete voter...

  • UDC to observe voter registration-court orders

    This is just a temporary decision that can become permanent if the IEC doesn’t object on November 7, 2023 when the two parties return to court. Francistown High court’s Justice Gaolapelwe Ketlogetswe today issued a rule nisi calling the...

  • ‘Stop provoking, feeding Kgale baboons’

    Kereng was responding to a question from Kgosi Mosadi Seboko at the ongoing 14th meeting of the Fourth Ntlo Ya Dikgosi.Seboko had asked about the population of baboons around the Kgale area and whether the minister is aware that the baboons are a...

  • Botswana imposes poultry products importation ban

    Avian influenza or bird flu refers to the disease caused by infection with avian (bird) influenza (flu) Type A viruses. These viruses naturally spread among wild aquatic birds worldwide and can infect domestic poultry and other bird and animal...

  • Botswana awaits 4, 000 Australian bulls straws

    In May, the government spent P25 million in the acquisition of 141 bulls and 21 heifers from Texas but after President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s recent visit to Australia, the government has since opted to purchase 4, 000 straws of semen from...

  • Gov’t kills 120 invading buffaloes

    He also said some buffaloes were killed after separating from the main herd, which made it difficult to capture them. The minister said 56 buffaloes have been captured and relocated to the Chobe National Park. “A total of 51 buffalo carcasses were...

  • Negotiations stall as BPF, AP fight over constituencies

    The constituencies that have stalled the talks are Francistown East, Bobonong, Lerala/Maunatlala, Tonota and Boteti East. Besides the five contended constituencies, the other thing that has stalled talks is negotiations over new constituencies that...

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