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  • Ngwaketse Land Board Ignores Court Orders

    The Ngwaketse Land Board had two court orders from the Land Tribunal, which instructed the Land Board to consult Motlhwase residents before they allocate plots in their area and stop the allocations to attend to the matter to solve it, but no orders...

  • Internal wrangles rock Red Cross

    In January 2021, Maipelo Mophuting and Nelson Rammala were granted an order to interdict the society’s election for the three positions on the Annual General Assembly (AGA) agenda until the matter was finalised.The society through secretary...

  • Kgatleng council in financial distress

    The situation has prompted the council to engage central government departments housed in the Rural Administration Centre (RAC) to share costs on utilities (water and electricity). Addressing councillors this week, Molokwe said the arrangement will...

  • BDP factions on spiral mode

    Since way back, the BDP has always had factions. The yesteryear factions that were common in the ruling party included the Barataphathi and A-team, which were strong during the Festus Mogae’s presidency. The factions would then spill over to former...

  • Balopi not consulted on BDP sub-committees

    Of recent, it is believed that some members who were selected for national strategy, communications and international relations sub-committee are anti-Mpho Balopi, who is the BDP’s SG.Masisi did not consult Balopi on the appointments contrary to...

  • First Lady's Strides In Gender Advocacy

    Masisi has never hidden her believes from the nation. Recently, her secretary indicated that the First Lady is a member of the Organisation of African First Ladies for Development (OAFLAD).OAFLAD is an advocacy organisation where First Ladies of...

  • Mokgethi Out Of Time

    The court order had given Mokgethi 30 days to account or answer to what happened to the late Abdul Joseph’s multimillion pula estate. The 30 working days elapsed last week Friday. “The attorney will advise me on the matter on whether to apply for...

  • Parties might not hold congresses

    Recently, the country has been recording high COVID-19 death tolls. This forced political parties to make changes to their calendars since their political events attract more than 50 people contrary to COVID-19 protocols. After postponing congresses...

  • IEC ready for by-elections

    The country’s elections body, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) could not fill vacant council seats as a result of restrictions geared at controlling the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. There are currently 11 vacant council...

  • BPF to punish Butale sympathisers

    Some members of BPF this week openly criticised party patron and former president Ian Khama and his brother Tshekedi Khama. The Khama brothers are accused of destabilising the party and dividing it through Butale’s suspension.The concerned members...

  • LSB to charge Mokgethi

    Mokgethi, who is a lawyer by profession, will be defending herself against LSB disciplinary committee on a misconduct charge. LSB executive secretary, Tebogo Moipolai Tuesday this week said: “We have forwarded the judgment from the Court of Appeal...

  • Peloetletse is top civil servant

    For the first time in the history of Botswana, women have been given top positions such as the likes of Minister of Finance and Economic Development Peggy Serame.He has done it again with the appointment of the Permanent Secretary to the President...

  • BONU President Decries Prenatal Drug Shortages

    He told The Monitor on Friday they are most worried about the lack of ferrous sulphate drugs, which are mostly given out to pregnant women.“There is a serious shortage of drugs in our clinics and we keep on asking our clients to check some drugs at...

  • Botswana Could Win Against COVID-19 – Wang

    In an interview with The Monitor, this week, Wang said he has hope that Botswana could control the virus in the same way China successfully stopped the spread within one and half months. Currently, the country has recorded 2,276 deaths and has 496...

  • BDP troubles mount

    Recently, the BDP has been under fire from some of its councillors who accused the party of corruption and are worried about the way things are run. The concerned councillors believe that the party cannot win the 2024 General Election if it continues...

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