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  • Candidate queries BNFWL election outcome

    Kesiilwe was battling it out with Dr Bonang Nkoane whom she lost to after the latter won with 342 votes. Kesiilwe got 91 votes while only four votes were spoilt.“It is true I had written a letter to the electoral board to complain about how things...

  • GCC audit makes headway with cases

    “As of today, the committee has managed to close 14 of those outstanding queries and is remaining with 20. At this pace, I am certain that by the end of May 2022, 20% of the remaining queries will be closed. The audit committee also managed to...

  • Fight over burial site costs Gaoberekwe family

    Four months later, the family does not know if they will ever bury their beloved one any time soon. Gaoberekwe died on December 21, 2021, and his body still lies at Joyce's Funeral Parlour awaiting the dispute regarding his burial site to be...

  • Population census encounters problems

    Census enumerators have recently complained that their allowances were meagre when compared to temporary employed taxi drivers who earn much more.Another issue they are complaining about is that they work overtime and even during weekends.In her...

  • COVID-19 under control in Kgatleng - Molokwe

    “Even though we are currently reporting low cases of COVID-19, the District Health Management Team (DHMT) remains vigilant and on the lookout for any outbreaks. Let me take this opportunity to encourage us all to continue taking care of ourselves,...

  • BDP Mogoditshane branch decision overturned

    The decision was taken by the regional committee last Friday during a meeting for all the concerned parties. Deputy secretary-general Shaw Kgathi was sent by the party chairperson to intervene and ordered the regional committee to resolve the matter...

  • Balopi chickens out

    The BDP is scheduled to hold its congress in July this year. The relationship between two powerful BDP stalwarts, President Mokgweetsi Masisi and his former cabinet member and secretary-general Balopi, has broken down irretrievably. “It is true, I...

  • 'President unimpressed with project standards'

    However, the assistant minister recently told council technical officers at their two-day retreat in Gaborone that Masisi has expressed great concern over the quality and standards of the projects.Therefore, it calls for the ministry and its...

  • Bophirima debacle threatens opposition unity

    The Alliance for Progressives (AP) has made it clear that it supports the Botswana Congress Party (BCP), while the Botswana People’s Party (BPP) and Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) have shown their support to the Umbrella for Democratic Change...

  • Mothei described as a hard-working woman

    The speakers believe that it is time residents of Bophirima ward vote for someone who they trust with their lives and also for a person who has been voluntarily working for them as Mothei has. When speaking at their rally at Bophirima ward, the...

  • Shamukuni calls for labour law review

    He said this is because the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the labour relations landscape of the country and the world over. “The pandemic brought about numerous lessons for the world of work and this calls for a shift in the manner in which we...

  • National spatial plan nears completion-Mzwinila

    He told Parliament that as part of the NSP implementation, preparations of Molepolole, Tlokweng and Kasane development plans have been completed and approved.The plans therefore, according to the Minister, consist of a total of 1,837 plots for...

  • BDP Women’s Wing race begins

    Mmegi has learnt that Serame might battle it out with Lobatse former mayor Malebogo Kruger. For her part, Kruger said she cannot comment on the matter since campaigns for the women’s party positions have not started. Last week, party leader...

  • BCP MPs reject party decision

    This comes after the UDC disagreed with the BCP on the issue of candidacy in the Bophirima ward. UDC ended up declaring Mankie Sekete as the UDC candidate despite BCP's preference for their candidate, Peter Mogapi. Failure to agree on the issue...

  • 'COVID-19 had negative impact on case disposal'

    He said during the 2021 legal year, the disposal rate for criminal cases at the High Courts was 37% whilst at the Magistrate’s Courts it was 48%.“The disposal rate for civil cases at the High Courts is 42% whilst at the Magistrate's Courts is...

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