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Mpho Mokwape
  • BFTU seeks constitutional clarity

    In what may seem like events were overturned by time since Gabobake is no longer the president, a move that sent the parties to court in the first place, the union will now focus on some of the decisions that affected the federation’s constitution...

  • 2019 election dismissals still haunt gov’t

    During the election, the Gantsi North constituency was one of the places that were marred with controversy regarding the handling of the ballot boxes and possible voting fraud.This resulted in many people that worked for the District Commissioner’s...

  • Sustained fight to prosecute Butterfly ensues

    The DIS and the prosecuting agency, the Directorate of Public Prosecutions want the Court of Appeal (CoA) to review the decision that was made by Justice Zein Kebonang of the Gaborone High Court last year August to acquit and discharge...

  • DIS, former President Khama fight continues

    Last year December, two High Court judges in separate applications ruled against the spy unit in relation to the house.The first appeal which is in relation to a search warrant that was denied against the DIS by Lobatse High Court, Ranier Busang the...

  • 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...

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