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Sharon Mathala
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  • Guma accuses Khama of bullying, tribalism

    But, Khama has dismissed issues raised by Guma as just figment of his imaginations. Khama says Guma is the one who is power hungry. On his way out of the BPF, Guma says his resignation came after a heated national executive committee (NEC) meeting...

  • Guma finally leaves troubled BPF

    At the inception of the interview, Mmegi put it to Moyo that it seems he is always leaving, just like his famous expression, when it gets hot in the kitchen. But Moyo attempts to explain that he is not always on the move. Moyo previously left his...

  • Fraud scandal renders Gabs Mayor 'unfit for duty'

    According to the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPDAB) circular No7 of 2021, Abraham and his business associates through their company attempted to 'cheat the system' and 'lied' to be awarded a tender.“The board at its...

  • Opposition to sue 'tyrannical' Parliament

    The opposition parties dramatically walked out of Parliament as a demonstration on Friday. Speaking at a press conference, explaining why they walked out, the opposition said it did not want to legitimise bad conduct.On the events leading up to...

  • Slain ‘Fairgrounds CEO was gay, a druggie’

    David was also the deceased’s attorney and at times business associate. His testimony is perhaps the first time the court heard a blow-by-blow account of the last days leading up to the death of Montshiwa, who was described as a 'secretive,...

  • David's alibi 'unravels' in Montshiwa murder trial

    David took the stand on Saturday to give his account of his relationship with the slain Fairgrounds CEO, Michael Montshiwa as well as give evidence of what happened on the day of the CEO’s murder.During cross-examination, however, the State placed...

  • Grieving widow fights for justice

    It was only until the next morning when she found out that the Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA) employee who had been killed and was trending on social media was actually her husband.The grieving widow has now instituted legal...

  • G-West shoot-out survivor to sue police

    Now he lives to tell the tale as he recollects the day he was mistakenly shot by the police in a cash-in-transit (CIT) encounter. This week Matsoga speaks to Mmegi about the grueling encounter.Matsoga has now slapped Botswana Police Service (BPS)...

  • Had I interfered, Balete wouldn’t have won - Masisi

    This week, the Court of Appeal (CoA) upheld last year’s High Court’s decision to grant Bamalete ownership of the piece of land. “Let’s be honest, if I did interfere, they wouldn’t have won the case, if at all I had such powers. I never do...

  • Botswana Editors forum elects new committee

    The new committee will now be headed by the former treasurer, Editor in Chief of The Voice Newspaper, Emang Bokhutlo-Mutapati .She will be deputised by Former Botswana Gazette Editor, Lawrence Seretse whilst theSecretary General is Keikantse Shumba...

  • When old meets new at Afro Jazz festival

    GIMC is a week-long music extravaganza usually held at the beginning of the summer season in the city capital. This year the festivities are slated for August 26 to September 2.Whilst the full order of the events is yet to be released, it is highly...

  • Disband meddlesome DIS- Tshukudu

    The visibly irate Tshukudu said this on Thursday at a press briefing and where he highlighted all the ‘wrong turns’ that have left the country and indeed Batswana suffering.“The DIS involves itself in everything, whether it's tendering...

  • Gabz FM reveals new line up

    Although there are few new faces, the management has decided to switch the presenters around as the station strives to reach more audience.The new line up which they say has been two years in the making was launched by the programmes manager...

  • BDF commander addresses social issues affecting soldiers

    Segokgo embarked on what the BDF terms as “a leader and soldier engagement” visiting major BDF Camps across the country. Some of the important topics covered in his address included general updates to soldiers on issues related to operations but...

  • ‘Education system renders students' future hopeless’- BOSETU

    According to statistics released by Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) last week, a total of 35,199 candidates sat for the 2022 exams, and only 5079 managed to attain 6cs or better.BOSETU believes that the glaring statistic speaks volumes about the...

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