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Mpho Mokwape
  • Debswana spy scandal: Court zooms on liability

    Justice Tafa's call came after Debswana lawyer; John Carr-Hartley of Armstrong Attorneys called for the case to be thrown out of court citing strong prohibitive internal processes.One such was the one that played out in court when the former...

  • No justice for Montshiwa eight years later

    The murder trial is yet to see the light of day despite the police having long completed investigations and handed the case to prosecutions office and having pin pointed local lawyer, David Modise as the accused in the matter. This week the matter...

  • Makgophe troubles long overdue

    Makgophe has been reportedly under investigation for a long time in relation to the licensing of guns to both former president Ian Khama and the former spy chief Isaac Kgosi. For a long time, there has been rising reports of suspension, redeployment...

  • Police stop and search put officers in trouble

    The officers, inspector Kenneth Mange and constable Baakile Ramorethwa represented by the Attorney General, cited as the first respondent has been ordered to pay damages in the amount of P35000 to Martin Dingake for unlawful arrest and detention...

  • We are suing – SKI

    The brothers, Tshekedi and Anthony, who were detained since Friday, were reported to have cooperated with the security unit to hand over the items thereupon getting out of detention.According to a reliable source, the items taken from the brothers...

  • No chance for fired Air Botswana pilot

    The pilot, Keabetswe Sekgwama who has been challenging his dismissal from aviation made a final attempt at the Court of Appeal where he was trying to seek leave to appeal the decision of the High Court.He was trying to challenge the High Court’s...

  • Mmutlane villagers, government tussle over bogosi

    The villagers are reportedly irked by the appointment of Kgosana Ketlaareng Lekhutlile as the substantive kgosana for the village when there were no consultations prior to the appointment.In the latest court proceedings, the villagers, about 53 of...

  • Agric Ministry employees go for assets

    They want the assets to be sold by public auction to recover the sum of P2,270,000 owed to them following a court order by Justice Gaopalelwe Ketlogetswe of Lobatse High Court. The writ of execution comes after the ministry on January 13, 2022...

  • Debswana spy scandal deepens

    Motshidi is suing Debswana for P110 million he claims he is owed for various deep cover services provided, which include the alleged spying on the union and lobbying high profile personalities to ensure the appointment of Albert Milton as Debswana...

  • Convicted ‘pregnant baby mama’ killer denied appeal

    Matakata was on Friday denied the chance to appeal as he wanted to be given leave to appeal way out of stipulated time.He was convicted and sentenced on October 4, 2017, after pleading guilty to one count of murder for killing his pregnant baby mama,...

  • Gov't secures key victory against Khama

    The much-needed victory comes after the State vowed it was not liable to Khama and his requests, especially after one of his requests being a trip to India to see the spiritual world leader Dalai Lama compromised the country’s relations with Asian...

  • Mine Workers Union fights for recognition

    The union has taken the long-serving Makoro to court seeking recognition in order to better negotiate for the employees who are currently facing a retrenchment and restructuring exercise.In the latest court proceedings, the union alleges that despite...

  • Khama not our liability – gov't

    In an ongoing case where the State and Khama are in a tussle regarding the latter’s retirement benefits, the former is not having it saying not all Khama’s requests are to be met and certainly that he is not the government’s liability.On Friday...

  • State seeks to amend Kgosi charges

    During his mention this week, the prosecution indicated that it would like to amend the charge sheet that currently has six charges, which include possession of ammunition and forged passports.Though Sifelani Thapelo, the substantive prosecutor for...

  • Election fraud whistle-blower demands job back

    Tlhalefang Kolobetso, a cleaner at the time for Gantsi District Commissioner was charged for contravening the Public Service Act (PSA) and later dismissed from her work on June 30, 2021 after going through disciplinary hearing. She was accused of...

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