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  • About P6.4m industrial machines idle

    This revelation came out when the Permanent Secretary (PS) for Ministry of State President Goitsemang Morekisi updated the committee that the programme is not doing well contrary to expectation.The committee also learnt that the Ministry acquired...

  • Digital migration (Set box) not appealing

    Their concern is that the Set box seems not to be appealing to Batswana at large.The committee wanted to know whether the Ministry had conducted a survey on the process which could indicate whether Batswana have bought the set box or not.The members...

  • I'm still BPF president – Butale

    However, Butale still has hope for reconciliation with his nemesis. “I am still the BPF president.The judgment of Justice Michael Motlhabi still stands and it will be unfortunate if my party members believe that party disciplinary hearing committee...

  • Botswana to gift Angola 8,000 elephants

    At a press briefing held on Friday at the Office of the President (OP) by both President Mokgweetsi Masisi and his counterpart, Lourenço, the latter said the reason why they had not yet received the elephants was because of what was happening in his...

  • Angolan President, Masisi hold first bilateral talks

    Masisi has visited Angola three times before. Briefing the media about the Angolan President's visit on Thursday, the director of Africa and the Middle East at Foreign Affairs, Pule Mphothwe said some of the issues that both Presidents might talk...

  • Masisi’s lexicon, way with words

    Sese was not exactly a shock as outlandish statements have been the hallmark of Masisi all along. When addressing the residents of Sese, a small village a few kilometres from the diamond town of Jwaneng on Tuesday, Masisi, in his usual play of...

  • BPF banks on Khama magic

    The Khama ‘magic’ factor will play a big role in tomorrow’s by-election in the Serowe West constituency. This became evident at the launch of BPF candidate, Onalepelo Kedikilwe, over the weekend when the former legislator for the constituency,...

  • Kgatleng lags in land allocation

    “It must be noted that to date, just over 60,000 plots have been allocated to Batswana across the country and the remaining 40,000 of the 100,000 target have been billed for allocation by the end of June 2023.This means the Kgatleng Land Board...

  • Home invasions, GBV, drugs irk KDC chairperson

    Speaking during in a full council recently, he revealed that a total of eight robbery cases were recorded from April to June 2023 compared to 25 cases during the same period in 2022.“Measures which were put in place to reduce incidents of crime...

  • Child abuse cases worry GC mayor

    Addressing councillors at a full council meeting recently, Abraham highlighted it was reported that 41 cases of child abuse were being handled, including defilement, rape, and child negligence.“Marital discord, family problems, and intimate...

  • WUC experiences vandalism in Kgatleng

    “Security enhancement measures will be undertaken in the next financial year. Domestic debt also poses a serious challenge as it accounts for about 80% of all debt which now stands at P43.5 million,” he said.Molokwe told councillors that...

  • UDC wins 80% of by-elections

    With the recent break away from the coalition, the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) has suffered tremendously losing all the by-elections that contested.The University of Botswana (UB) political science lecturer, Mokaloba Mokaloba said by-elections do...

  • No reconciliation in sight for BPF

    The court action came after some members of the NEC held a meeting, without Butale’s consent contrary to the High Court judgment which had stated that NEC meetings should be called by Butale.“We have not held any meeting or reached out to the...

  • Low revenue collection hampers GCC delivery

    “This leads to serious cash flow problems since often times expenditure exceeds income. This means that we end up not being able to deliver on some of the activities that would have been planned. I wish to beseech the Finance and General Purpose...

  • Dijeng optimistic of winning Serowe West

    Dijeng had tried many times against former area Member of Parliament (MP) Tshekedi Khama and lost in the BDP primaries. The Serowe West by-election will be held on July 8, 2023, following Khama’s disqualification from the National Assembly. “The...

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