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Mpho Mokwape
  • A long wait for Morupisi, wife verdict

    The much-anticipated verdict has been postponed for the third time in a row without much light shed on the development. On Tuesday this week, it was hoped that finally the verdict would be read, but there was another postponement with nothing much...

  • Court hands spy firm P110m win

    Infotrac through its managing director Mompoloki Motshidi claimed that it was owed for various deep undercover services provided to Debswana which included the alleged spying on the union and lobbying the likes of the late Linah Mohohlo and ex spy...

  • Kgosi granted seized guns

    “The arms are to be released to the applicant within three days from the date of this order. The evidence presented to the court clearly showed they were lawfully registered in his name. Such registration in my view showed evidence of ownership,”...

  • Morupisi, wife judgment postponed

    The judgment was first scheduled for May 3, then this year to today (June 7), but due to the unavailability of the presiding judge, the judgment was delayed again. It is now expected on October 31, or anytime before then as announced today in...

  • Montshiwa murder trial: Prosecution evidence inadmissible

    As part of its case against the accused persons, David Modise and Tumelo Tshukudu, the prosecution had wished to submit into evidence computer printouts from two telecommunication operators (PTO), Mascom Wireless and Orange Botswana, to show call...

  • LSB, Mothusi imminent face off

    The granting of leave comes after the society’s failure to meet the deadline after Mothusi noted an appeal against his removal from the roll of practicing attorneys. When granting the leave, Justice Lakhvinder Singh Walia of the Court of Appeal...

  • Mokgethi escapes jail

    Mokgethi has been in a controversial legal battle with Masenya regarding the execution of the late Abdul Joseph's estate and was facing jail as Masenya accused her of not complying with orders directing that she give full account of the estate....

  • BOPEU asks for Sedimo P 3million lawsuit absolution

    “Failure to prove the existence of a valid, lawful and enforceable contract of employment is fatal to the reliefs sought by Sedimo,” said the union. The union, in its responding papers, explained that the ex SG did not lead any iota of evidence...

  • Creative industry gets P160m budget injection

    With the creative sector having been identified in recent government plans as a key priority area, the funding is expected to enable the national broadcaster to commission creative work from local artists. According to the estimates, the funds will...

  • LSB defends Mothusi ban

    Mothusi was again disbarred from practice last year October through a High Court order, a barring that came just six years after he returned to practice through a court order. He was first barred in 2008 for failing to abide by LSB regulations.In the...

  • Khama fights for his belongings

    Khama, the brother to former president, Ian Khama had his property including a rifle, which used to belong to Kgosi Sekgoma and personal laptops taken by the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS).In his latest filing at the CoA, Khama wants...

  • Montshiwa drug use, dealings come to light

    Montshiwa, who was killed at his Block 6 home in October 2015, is said to have been allegedly derailed from his initial business of large scale importation of cigarettes to drug dealing, which could have led to his death as he was also alleged to...

  • DIS wants to destabilise DCEC – Katlholo

    Katlholo who has taken the war to the spy unit and refused to release classified investigation files, accusing the unit of expanding its footprint to the internal affairs of the DCEC, which subsequently experienced an unprecedented leakage of...

  • AG tactic just a ploy – DCEC

    The DCEC and the AG were before the Lobatse High Court once again as the agency said the AG's no-show at their offices for the scheduled collection of files at the DCEC for safekeeping at the High Court, was a way to stall the process.The DCEC...

  • DIS messy acts exposed

    The DIS, who has come under the spotlight from the anti-corruption unit for among others alleged corruption and misuse of power, have been allegedly trying to conceal their ‘dirty’ deeds by accessing the investigation files leading to a messy tug...

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