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Mpho Mokwape
  • Kgosi slapped with six counts

    The deposed former boss of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) who seemed completely frustrated and lamenting at the harassment he was receiving, appeared in court after he was searched over the weekend and certain alleged items were...

  • Meteorology services to pay employees

    The department agreed through a consent order to pay the employees for all hours in excess of 176 in a five-day week after failing to pay overtime allowance for the employees who were shift workers.According to the order issued recently by Justice...

  • DPP, ex-CMB bosses legal tussle rages on

    The parties are back at the Court of Appeal (CoA) where government is appealing a High Court judgement that cleared the former directors of the controversial misappropriation of P477 million Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund (BPOPF)...

  • LGBTIQ await life defining Court decision

    The community often referred to as the Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals of Botswana (LEGABIBO) has been fighting and tooth and nail for long to have and enjoy the rights accorded to the majority. As a minority group, the gay community has decried the...

  • Parliament is supreme to court - State

    The State has been relying heavily on the issue of morality since the case started and believes that opinions might have changed with regards to the society’s feelings about homosexuality in the country, but says it’s only the legislature that...

  • Fired Kweneng Board employees take gov’t to court

    The employees who faced disciplinary hearing on January 13, 2021 and were subsequently found guilty of wilful dishonesty against government and clients of the government, particularly the one that involved land are suing for unlawful...

  • Court reserves hyped gay rights judgement

    CoA Judge president, Ian Kirby told Court that he could not promise when the judgement will be ready since it’s a Constitutional and human rights issue.“The case is of international interest and a Constitutional matter, it needs much...

  • Some key points of the 2019 judgement same sex case

    Moreover, depriving such persons of the right to choose for themselves how to conduct their intimate relationship poses a greater threat to the fabric of society as a whole than tolerance and understanding of non conformity could do,” said the...

  • Déjà vu for the gay community as State appeals 2019 decision

    Then Justices Michael Leburu, Jennifer Dube and Abednigo Tafa wholly agreed that the right to privacy, liberty and dignity were fundamental rights for all and should be respected and upheld.However, the State having felt aggrieved by the decision...

  • BOPEU successfully interdicts Sedimo

    BOPEU’s president, Masego Mogwera and its general-secretary Topias Marenga took Sedimo to court after accusing him of trying to execute a 'coup' against them in their absence through a special meeting that was scheduled to take place on...

  • KBL withdraws case

    KBL has been in a legal tussle with the State, challenging the alcohol ban that was effected some time back due to the rise in COVID-19 infections and deaths. They were supposed to appear at the Court of Appeal tomorrow (Thursday) after losing the...

  • JSC recruitment criteria restored

    The JSC criteria was challenged recently by one of its employees after externally advertising positions and were told by court that it was bound by its undertaking to recruit internally as circulated in their 2020 Savingram.However, a bench of...

  • Rapula, Marsland free at last

    The case involved millions of Pula reported to have vanished from the Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund (BPOPF) under the watch of Okaile and Marsland resulting in the liquidation of asset manager, CMB.Marsland, who has been held in prison since...

  • Masisi wants KBL appeal thrown out

    He also said the largest brewer has failed to establish any prejudice they will suffer if the appeal was not expedited noting that if it was that urgent, they should have continued to engage with the government.Masisi, in his response to KBL’s...

  • State organs disgraced in ‘Butterfly’ scandal

    The case regarded by many as involving alleged treasonous attempts across borders and some powerful individuals within the country has left many wondering what would happen next.Though the State has indicated an intent to appeal to the case, it does...

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