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Mpho Mokwape
  • Choppies Auditors Forced To Provide Ottapathu, Ismail Details

    The auditors, who are entangled in a P450 million lawsuit with the outfit’s bosses and shareholders, were last week ordered by High Court judge Boipuso Tshweneyagae to provide the pair with further particulars regarding the audit they have been...

  • Botswana 'Red Listing' Might Affect Vaccine Arrivals

    According to the Minister of Health and Wellness Edwin Dikoloti the country was expecting vaccines from different brands, but as it stands now he is not sure if they would arrive on time due to the travel ban imposed on the country and grounding of...

  • Court To Deliver LGBTIQ Life-Defining Decision

    The highest court is expected to deliver judgement following the state’s appeal of the 2019 judgment that decriminalised same-sex conduct and put the matter to rest once and for all.The full bench of Chief Justice Terrence Rannowane, CoA Judge...

  • DIS appeals dismissed Khama search warrant

    Last Sunday, Justice Ranier Busang of Lobatse High Court dismissed the DIS application for a search warrant of Khama’s property being Plot 260/261 also known as State House 4.Now the spy unit has reportedly filed an ex-parte application before the...

  • Possible charges DIS prefer for Khama

    According to DIS in their court papers, the search and seizure that has been carried out at the former’s various plots were related to various violations. Though no charges have been brought against him yet since the search and seizure unlike his...

  • DIS accuses Khama, Kgosi of theft

    The DIS is currently investigating the duo and from their investigations so far, according to Jet Mafuta, a police officer seconded to the spy agency and a lead investigator in the matter, it has emerged that some of the purported firearms were...

  • DIS interrogates Khama’s private security

    As part of the investigations the spy unit on Wednesday this week detained Khama’s head of private security.The latest casualty, Mike Maake, was apparently detained and interrogated for few hours before being released to his family.News reaching...

  • DIS Search Application Against Khama Dismissed

    The search warrant application that was allegedly heard on Friday saw no appearance from Khama’s attorneys.According to the order, the application was dismissed with no order to costs.“There being no appearance for either party and having read...

  • Land Corruption, Squatting Suffocate Kweneng Board

    The Land Board chairperson, Kgang Kgang admitted on Friday at a press briefing that the Kweneng Land Board has been one of those that have had many issues of land corruption and that it was disheartening since some of its employees are often...

  • Khama attorneys versus Chief Justice

    The issue of forum shopping has been constantly discussed and addressed especially every year during the opening of the Legal Year but this time around high profile cases such as the one for the former DIS director-general Isaac Kgosi and the former...

  • ‘The search at the Khamas was legal’

    Anthony, the brother to the former president Ian Khama also found himself caught in the saga between his brother and the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) as most of his personal property was taken. Now, according to Justice Chris...

  • Khama’s warrant of arrest

    News reaching this publication is that the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) yesterday filed the application as they seek to arrest Khama while his attorneys are clueless about the happenings surrounding the application.Ramalepa...

  • Chief Justice Directive 'Beyond His Powers'

    The LSB says on top of that, the directive does not offer solutions to the already existing problems within the judiciary.According to the LSB chairperson Tshekiso Tshekiso, the Chief Justice went beyond his powers on the directive to make rules in...

  • LSB Against Politically-Motivated Arrests, Prosecutions

    The LSB chairperson Tshekiso Tshekiso spoke on the arrest of public officers such as Isaac Kgosi saying it would be really 'unfortunate' if the arrests were politically motivated. In an interview with this publication following his open...

  • State backs down,consents to Kgosi bail

    The parties appeared yesterday before Regional Magistrate, Masilo Matlhaka where they reached a consent order.Kgosi appeared before Court after the State applied for a review of his bail and its conditions at the High Court following Village...

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