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Mpho Mokwape
  • 'Butterfly' back on prosecution's wishlist

    Maswabi, who was acquitted and discharged of all charges by the High Court in August 2021 will have to wait and see if the state will reinstate her charges as the prosecution so wishes.This morning, the Court of Appeal set aside the orders that...

  • No progress yet in Khama extradition

    On June 6, 2022 Khama was supposed to appear before court with his co-accused but he was a no-show and the State was quick to tell court that it would apply for extradition as it had failed to serve him with the charge sheet.The former president is...

  • Malete Land Board owed P3.5m

    Board chairperson, Oneetse Malope said the money owed to the Board was rental arrears from lease agreements with the business community who have been reluctant to pay.Addressing the media fraternity on Wednesday, Malope said Ramotswa and surrounding...

  • Kgosi: The most charged prominent person

    Kgosi pioneered the spy unit in April 2008 under the stewardship of former president Ian Khama. Under his leadership, the DIS was the most feared security organ in the country and it was met with resistance as many felt the agency was formed to...

  • BURS insider tax fraud

    The tax collector allegedly lost the funds as the employee, Principal Revenue Officer Ronald Kgano is alleged to have stolen tax returns and in the process bought numerous properties.He has since been slapped with a suspension from duty.According to...

  • Fight to bury father's remains in CKGR relentless

    The family, led by the deceased’s son Lesiame Pitseng, has been trying to bury their father in the protected Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) where they say he was born and that it was the deceased’s final wish to be buried amongst his...

  • Kgosi faces corruption charges

    Kgosi appeared before Village Magistrate’s Court this morning and he was granted a bail of P5, 000.According to the charge sheet, Kgosi is charged with a count of corruption by a public officer contrary to section 29 (1) as read with section 42 of...

  • ‘Butterfly’ acquittal haunts DIS

    The DIS, which has not given up on prosecuting Maswabi, had initially filed an appeal for both discharge and acquittal of her despite the case being classified as one that lacked sufficient evidence to warrant prosecution.On Wednesday before a full...

  • MRI staff wants 'salary cut' orders enforced

    The seven employees have filed an urgent application praying to be granted leave to implement the orders judge Isaac Bahuma granted on July 8.Bahuma had ordered during his judgment that MRI ceases from carrying out any restructuring exercise giving...

  • Khama decries 'costly' DIS dishonesty

    Khama who appeared before the Court of Appeal on Friday against the DIS that is seeking an appeal after being denied access to search one of his houses known as State House number 4 moved an application for leave, disclosing how dishonest DIS has...

  • Lobatse: The besieged town

    The family of the slain little child, Tlotso, say they are still reeling in shock as to who murdered their child and that as far as things are unfolding, they are still in the dark. They demanded for their space to focus on mourning their slain...

  • ‘Boko has no powers to suspend delegates’

    Saleshando, the president of Botswana Congress Party and Kekgonegile, BCP secretary-general (SG) and member of UDC national executive committee who are challenging their suspension from the umbrella say there is nowhere in the constitution of the UDC...

  • No BNF constitutional breach ,rights violation

    When dismissing an application brought by two members, Kgakgamatso Kebiditswe and Tlamelo Mpodi, the judge said there was no evidence before court to support such allegations of rights violations and constitutional breach.The two applicants had taken...

  • Court orders halt on MRI salary cuts

    The integrated health services company was on Friday directed by the Industrial Court judge Isaac Bahuma to stop implementing the resolution of the restructuring exercise pertaining to the seven workers’ employment as it was unlawful.The judge also...

  • Cancelled road tender heads to court

    The controversial 27km road tender was recently cancelled and set for re-tendering but as it stands, residents of the three villages will have to wait a little longer for the road they have been expecting since 2019.The tendering process has been...

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