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Mpho Mokwape
  • NPF management was blocked from tracking accounts - DPP

    The State believes that Seretse, who was at the time the managing director of Kgori Capital, an asset management company that was tasked with administering the NPF since winning the tender in January 2016, connived with the former director of energy...

  • DPP case is hearsay, scandalous and sensational – Seretse

    Seretse, who was fingered as the 'mastermind' in the National Petroleum Fund (NPF) financial scandal before his acquittal and discharge, lost his assets around September 2021.The properties were initially held under a restraining order...

  • ‘Girlfriend’ killer wants death penalty overturned

    Moses Kanika was convicted and sentenced to death in November 2021 by Judge Lot Moroka of the Francistown High Court for murdering Wanani Tafila on January 16, 2016 in Selibe-Phikwe reportedly after years of a toxic relationship.Kanika, who appears...

  • Kgosi, DIS impasse has destroyed many lives and careers – Kebonang

    The back and forth altercations between the parties and its effects have been talked about the most and recently Jystice Zein Kebonang of the Gaborone High Court weighed in on how the impasse has affected the running of many things in the country....

  • Charges against Kgosi, a glaring abuse of power – Kebonang

    Justice Zein Kebonang of the Gaborone High Court has told the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) that charges against former spymaster, Isaac Kgosi are just abuse of power and done in bad faith.In a recent ruling between the Attorney General,...

  • The illusion of Justice: The low point of Botswana’s judiciary

    Legal minds believe that justice equates to fairness. When one talks about justice, people expect to be treated impartially, fairly, properly, and reasonably by the law and by those tasked with creating those laws.Justice prevails when laws are made...

  • Child-killer condemned to death

    Mokobela, who was 25 years old at the time he committed the heinous crime, was on a previous court appearance found guilty without any extenuating circumstances for allegedly sexually assaulting the minor and later killing her by slitting her throat...

  • UDC accuses IEC of fishing for controversy

    The coalition says the IEC is looking for controversy where there is none and such should not distract the court, the parties or the informed observers of the case that the commission was litigating against its obligation. “Controversy is being...

  • UDC wants to change registration process without legislation - IEC

    The commission says UDC in its pursuit to obtain permission to observe and monitor the national elections registration exercise, the coalition has in effect sought for the amendment to the registration process in a manner not provided for in the...

  • New bail law to give rape victims a voice

    The Bail Bill of 2023 presented by Minister of Justice, Machana Shamukuni which is in its second reading before Parliament, will provide for the rights of complainants in cases of rape and other offences an opportunity to have a say during bail...

  • Former BHC CEO charged for selling house to Kgosi

    The other accused person is Babosele Balule, BHC Corporate Counsel charged with corruption and forgery by Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP).According to the charge sheet filed on November 14, 2021 before Gaborone Magistrate's Court, the...

  • FMD outbreak 2011 victims prevail against Gov't

    The case that judge Kebonang referred to as perhaps the longest undecided case in the history of the country has been decided with the Registrar of the High Court directed to make a determination within 21 days of the order on what would amount to...

  • DIS arrest costs me many contracts – Matsheka

    The former Finance Minister, who was arrested on August 2, 2022, by DIS officers, its support staff, and members of the Botswana Police Service (BPS), is suing the State for general damages in the sum of P19, 160, 800 raising stakes from an initial...

  • State refuses liability against Matsheka

    The Attorney General, the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) Director General and the Commissioner of Police say Fiducia Services has no cause of action against them and that any grievances for the company should be addressed to relevant...

  • Retired Soldiers pension case goes for trial

    This is despite the State not being happy with a recent ruling classifying the matter led by the former commander of the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) retired Lieutenant General, Gaolathe Galebotswe, several Brigadiers, Colonels and other retired...

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