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Sharon Mathala
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  • Suspended BMC CEO alleges corruption

    According to papers filed before court, Tsheboeng says he was appointed CEO back in May by the Minister of Entrepreneurship, Karabo Gare. He was, however, suspended from work by the Board chairperson on June 16, a suspension he is now challenging.The...

  • DIS in disarray

    When it was formed back In 2008 following the passing of the Intelligence and Security Services Act 2008, the DIS was to oversee matters of the counterintelligence and internal security of the country.Overtime, the public court declared the DIS, then...

  • Kebonang drills police on late CEO murder case

    He said: “When you gain a friend, first test him and be not too ready to trust him. For one sort of friend is a friend when it suits him.” One could sense a sigh of relief from the family and friends of the late CEO, who had packed the courtroom...

  • Assassination plots, dented credibility torment Hubona

    Spilling the beans on what happened behind the scenes of the alleged controversial ‘P100 billion money-laundering scheme’ now popularly known as the ‘Butterfly’ case, Hubona recently wrote a report to President Mokgweetsi Masisi.In the report...

  • Who is Hubona?

    He specialises in anti-money laundering, financial crimes, tradecraft and illicit financial flows. He also specialises in collecting and analysing intelligence.Apart from the high profile P100 billion investigation, he was also the lead investigator...

  • I feel used – ‘Butterfly’ lead investigator

    About four years ago, (October 17, 2019), Maswabi, the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) agent, was dramatically arrested for allegedly financing terrorism, possession of unexplained property, and false declaration of a passport....

  • ABSA launches Mobi Tap

    The new product, known as a Soft Point of Sale (SoftPOS), will allow merchants as well as Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises to accept payments from customers by simply tapping their cards on mobile smart devices as opposed to traditional point of...

  • IDM is ISO 9001 certified

    Speaking at a lavish ceremony held at the IDM campus in Gaborone, director of academic services, Bakani Thoothe, explained that the certification is a credential that validates the institution’s ideals of quality assurance to its customers and...

  • Judgment set in slain Fairground CEO case

    Gaborone High Court judge, Justice Zein Kebonang announced last Friday when the matter was called for final submissions that after an eight-year wait, he will deliver his judgment.The defence closed its case in March after calling only one witness,...

  • BICA, API partner for public sector accountants

    Through the agreement, public sector accountants will be able to be trained and up skilled on public sector administration and financial management and reporting.“Through API, public sector accountants will be trained to get deep understanding of...

  • Accused walks free after 'biting constable’s ear off'

    The now free man, Thuto Maduke had been charged with a single count of grievous harm after he allegedly chewed off a police officer’s left ear flap. The incident took place at Gathwane police post on August 29, 2022.During trial, Maduke pleaded not...

  • I do not favour any judge – CJ

    However, Chief Justice Terrance Rannowane dismisses the allegations as simply figments of people's imaginations. In an interview with Mmegi this week, Rannowane said there is no favouritism within the judiciary.He was quick to point out that it...

  • CJ speaks on the state of the judiciary

    Rannowane was appointed to the highest seat of the High Court of Botswana back in April 2018 by President Mokgweetsi Masisi.Since then, he has been a busy man. Rannowane’s first real challenge arrived post the 2019 General Election as the court...

  • Dada dragged into Masisi family tender dispute

    Mmegi has in its possession a legal document from President Masisi nephew Olebile Joseph Pilane, lawyers Moesi and company, a lawfirm which drags Dada into the dispute.In his quest to further prove his case,Pilane has written to Dada. In the letter...

  • Will the State protect Mafuta?

    Jet Mafuta has been slapped with a P2 million defamation suit by the suspended Director General of the DCEC Tymon Katholo, a P658,699 suit for unlawful arrest, detention, and infringement of the right to privacy, dignity, and reputation from another...

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