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Mpho Mokwape
  • Kgosi Mosielele defends 'offensive, sexist' remarks

    Kgosi Mosielele, who is said to be against the appointment of a female kgosana and pushing for his own preferred candidate, is alleged to have said that Thamaga does not need a woman without mophato and that she was too young to lead.In a recent...

  • CMB money trail leads to cases against Gaolathe, others

    CMB, an asset manager firm now under liquidation shot into the national spotlight in 2018 when the BPOPF alleged directors there had manipulated a 2014 agreement to shifted pension funds to unclear investments and companies.Gaolathe, who is also the...

  • State delays Justice Ketlogetswe's case against Masisi, JSC

    The case was postponed to next week Tuesday after State lawyer Phazha Molebatsi indicated that they would like to strike out the affidavit they had filed in response to Ketlogetswe’s court papers.“We have filed an interlocutory application to the...

  • Ketlogetswe takes the mighty on

    The move clearly shows that the man is not backing down without a fight.Ketlogetswe, who made news headlines recently after he accused the Chief Justice and the Minister for State President, Kabo Morwaeng of judicial interference with regards to...

  • P130k for missing P500m

    He was convicted on two counts of corruption and one count of money laundering all resulting from the alleged misappropriation of P500 million belonging to the Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund (BPOPF).His conviction was based only on evidence of...

  • LSB, Justice Ketlogetswe take Masisi to court

    Masisi has chosen the complaint and allegations to be heard at the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).For LSB, it has filed an application seeking a review of President Masisi's decision not to deal with allegations against the Chief Justice after...

  • I will return home once I have updated my Will – Khama

    “You are correct that I have said reports about my immediate return are false. I once again wish to reiterate that it is my intention to return sooner rather than later but when I feel that time has come I will announce it and once I have updated...

  • Khama was a security threat – Garekwe

    In a dissenting judgement she issued for the DIS appeal against Khama about the search warrant for his State House, Justice Garekwe disagreed with her counterparts Judge President Tebogo Tau, Justices Isaac Lesetedi, Lakhvinder Singh Walia and was...

  • DPP should be independent from AG-Commission

    The Director is referred to as a public officer and has always been subject to supervision from the AG but the Commission has recommended that Section 51A (1) of the Constitution be amended to make it discretionary whether the Director should consult...

  • The embarrassment, humiliation is punishment enough – Morupisi

    The embattled Morupisi on Wednesday had the court fully baffled when he backtracked on his initial decision not to mitigate before his sentencing and told court that he was ready to mitigate.After taking the stand and explaining his supposedly...

  • Morupisi denies financing charity with public funds

    The convicted Morupisi denied the allegations on Wednesday when he took the stand to give a colourful picture of his supposedly long-distinguished public and community service detailed in a curriculum vitae explaining that he had no idea where the...

  • Gaborone-Maun route causes rift between transport giants

    The two parties, who are well-known transport companies that mainly deal with passenger transport logistics, have not been seeing eye to eye due to pre-booking and pre-ticketing of trips on the route.Motsatsi, which has been plying the route a bit...

  • Car-flagging interference costs cop job

    The ex-officer, Tshoganetso Ketshabang who before his dismissal from the police force held the rank of Sub Inspector had worked for 23 years as a police officer.According to court papers, on May 4, 2016, he was subjected to disciplinary hearing...

  • DPSM wins to stop school managers’ allowance

    The Public Service Management had decided to appeal a 2021 court order, which directed that school managers once employed as teachers and held prerequisite skills that attracted scarce skills before being promoted to managerial positions be paid...

  • Khama, Kgosi demand criminal charges docket

    The two co-accused are demanding the docket from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and Attorney General (AG). They have filed a review application against the DPP challenging their criminal charges related to the alleged possession of...

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