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  • Saleshando pens letter to HE

    He believes that it will help to govern the entire process of the constitutional review. In his letter, he points out that he is fully aware that Masisi has already sworn in the commissioners and he is the only one who determined their terms of...

  • UDC, BDP members clash

    Some BDP members' vehicles with mounted loudspeakers with a clear intention to disturb the UDC rally, feigned a motorcade with no police escort. Even though the Member of Parliament for Selebi-Phikwe West constituency, Dithapelo Keorapetse tried...

  • Bangwato prepare meet over Masisi-Khama issue

    Khama escaped the country late last year after he felt he was being harassed by the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS), as they kept on searching his properties and implicating him in different offences.Even if the State has not yet...

  • No salary increase for civil servants

    A savingram written on behalf of the Director of Public Service Management (DPSM) seen by Mmegi yesterday indicates that government is in no position to open negotiations for a wage increase for the 2022-2023 financial year due to the tight budget...

  • Botswana sinks to worst-ever corruption rating

    The latest Index for 2021, released this week, places Botswana 45 out of 180 countries worldwide with a score of 55 across the various indicators researchers use in their study. By comparison, Botswana was ranked 35 out of 180 countries in 2020 with...

  • State appeals Saleshando suspension judgement

    Justice Gabriel Komboni of the Gaborone High Court had ruled that his suspension from the House was illegal, therefore set aside the decision of the National Assembly Speaker, Phandu Skelemani.The Attorney General (AG) and the Speaker, cited as...

  • The raging battle for BDP SG position

    This will not be the first time the issue crops up since it was once rejected by members of the party at their congress. At the time, some felt that every member should be allowed to contest for the position while at the same time employed elsewhere....

  • Malaria outbreak worries Kweneng DHMT

    Already the regional DHMT has recorded 11 cases of malaria at Kubung (six), Molepolole (two), Khudumelapye (one) while two were registered in Takatokwane.When The Monitor visited Molepolole on Friday, health officials from the district were going...

  • Molepolole's Ga Ranta cemetery in bad state

    Some graves have collapsed and even new ones are showing signs they would soon cave in. The fence for the burial site is old while some collapsed graves are covered with small trees so that no one could not see the inside of the grave and some...

  • BDP's Molepolole South holds seamless congress

    The branch congress was held on Saturday at Kgari Sechele Senior Secondary School. There have been internal fights in the constituency with councillors at the forefront. Some squabbles at some point implicated Kabo Morwaeng, who is the area Member...

  • Urgent motion to halt constitutional review

    When briefing the media on Monday this week at President Hotel, Saleshando said they are shocked that President Mokgweetsi Masisi had decided to appoint a commission of inquiry into the Constitution without any input from Parliament.He said the...

  • Masisi takes nemesis head on

    It has been increasingly clear that Masisi and Matsheka‘s relationship has turned bitterly sour and the President's action is evident that now he wants to take his nemesis head-on. Matsheka is mentioned amongst a team led by former cabinet...

  • PAC worried about learners’ drop out

    According to the PAC report, which was recently released for the 58th meeting, it shows that the Ministry of Basic Education enrolment, in primary school is about 337,655 on average but the number declines to an average of 180,925 at secondary school...

  • Real test for opposition bloc

    Of recent, opposition parties have been failing to abide by the Memorandum of Agreement, which binds all of them to support each other during by-elections. Opposition parties have also promised Batswana that they are going to cooperate come 2024...

  • IEC refers UDC query to its Commission

    Mmegi has learnt that the IEC commission is scheduled to meet this week and the issue is on the agenda. According to a source, the IEC had written to the Commission that it had acted accordingly as per the IEC Act requires the start of the...

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