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  • Masisi, Balopi factions divide Mogoditshane

    Kweneng regional committee held a meeting on Tuesday this week but failed to come up with a solution or answers to internal fights within the Mogoditshane constituency. The issue of internal fights within Mogoditshane back dates to 2018 and efforts...

  • BUAN Vice chancellor resigns

    BUAN staff and students were informed today by BUAN council chairperson Neo Moroka through a press release.Dr Rees was appointed Vice Chancellor in February 2020.He is a British National and Permanent Resident of South Africa. He graduated in 1982...

  • Jwaneng council sticks to efficiency

    According to Ditsie, some of the motions that will be discussed include JTC requesting the Ministry of Basic Education (MoBE) to consider establishing a non-formal education facility in the mining town and that Jwaneng council resolves to identify...

  • Gaborone Bonnington South branch chairperson resigns

    This comes at a critical time when the party is heading for Gaborone Bonnington South constituency's Bophirima ward by-election, which writ will be announced soon. Bophirima ward councillor Kagiso Mongwaketse's passing last month left the...

  • Mothei wins BDP primaries for Bophirima ward

    Out of the 12 council by-elections held so far, Saturday’s aspirant candidates contesting for the ward were all women. What made members content was the fact that even those who had lost vowed to support the winner so that the party could retain...

  • Central District in P141m deficit

    This was revealed during the chairpersons and mayors’ forum held on Wednesday this week in Gaborone. The Minister got a shock as he learnt that CDC has been operating on a deficit over the years.CDC chairperson, Ketshwereng Galeragwe said in an...

  • Gov’t approves councillors’ 6% salary increase

    This came after the councillors put pressure on the government to increase their salaries and vowed to de-campaign Members of Parliament (MPs) in their areas for failure to approve their salary hike. Autlwetse said the adjustment was approved against...

  • BPP: Time to do or die

    Machacha’s observation comes after some people held the view that the party’s current survival was only because it was affiliated to the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC). “I believe that if the party was not affiliated to the UDC, it would...

  • Ledumadumane East loss ‘blame’ on Rakgare & co.

    The 10 members who are likely to appear before the party disciplinary committee for different offences include the Member of Parliament (MP) for Mogoditshane, Tumiso Rakgare, councillor Kemiso Tom, councillor Gaborutwe Thekiso, deputy branch...

  • BDP Mogoditshane branch in factional feud

    A meeting that took the decision is alleged to have been convened without the branch chairperson’s knowledge and it intended to take him out as he is said to be anti-Member of Parliament for the area, Tumiso Rakgare.Insiders at Mogoditshane told...

  • OP responds to Saleshando

    He was responding to the Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Dumelang Saleshando who felt that President Mokgweetsi Masisi appointed the Commission of Inquiry without any input from Parliament and therefore, it does not know what to do.“It is going...

  • MPs demand update on PNR deal

    This was after the MP for Selebi-Phikwe West, Dithapelo Keorapetse requested the minister responsible to update Parliament on the conclusion of the exclusivity period, the consequent signing of the purchase agreement and fulfilment of the transaction...

  • Councils to improve service delivery

    According to the ministry’s spokesperson Masego Ramakgathi, they took stock of the ministry’s past performance and equally deliberated on the five-year Strategy and Transformation Plan (MSTP 2021-2025), Reset Agenda as well as the National...

  • Parly rejects Btv transformation Bill

    Fifteen members supported the motion while 23 rejected it. Sixteen members were absent in Parliament on the day of voting.When debating a motion before Parliament, Boko said a free, objective, skilled media is an essential component of any democratic...

  • ‘Transfer Land Board powers to dikgosi’

    They expressed this in most of the kgotla meetings addressed by the Presidential Enquiry Commission on the constitutional review. Their main gripe is that families are suffering and therefore, failure by the Land Boards to allocate plots to the...

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