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Crackdown: The BURS is going ahead with the track and trace system PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
US firm, BURS seal 10-yr ‘track and trace’ deal

Texas-based authentication firm, Authentix, says it has scooped a 10-year deal to provide the Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) with technology to implement the contentious 'track and trace' system designed to crack down on alcohol and tobacco tax losses.

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Seratiwa Tebogo (Mother) and her son Letsile Tebogo PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Kanye: The village that bore Botswana a world champion

KANYE: It is a village famous for giving Botswana its second president in the late Sir Ketumile Masire. Now, Kanye has returned to gift Botswana the world’s fastest U-20 runner in rising global star, Letsile Tebogo.

Accused persons: The men implicated in the murder of Kopong teacher

Traditional doctor distances herself from murder

The fourth accused person in the gruesome murder of a teacher who was recently butchered at Kopong shocked multitudes who had thronged the Broadhurst Magistrate’s Court by distancing herself from the incident.

BURS headquarters PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

BURS case opens can of worms

The criminal case involving the alleged loss of millions of pula from the Botswana Unified Revenue Services (BURS) is opening a can of worms.

Thapelo Matsheka PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

'My husband never consulted traditional doctors'

Member of Parliament (MP) for Lobatse, Thapelo Matsheka’s spouse has refuted damning allegations made by the State that her husband consulted with numerous traditional doctors to avoid being arrested in relation to Tlotso Karema’s murder.

President Mokgweetsi Masisi addressing BDP Youth congress PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Masisi’s desperate bid for re-election

Just a week after his party performed dismally against warring opposition parties in by-elections, Mokgweetsi Masisi is worried he and the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) could lose elections come 2024.

Gun PIC: RESEARCHGATE.NET

Farmworker allegedly shoots colleague to death

FRANCISTOWN: Letlhakane police are investigating an incident in which a 67-year-old farm worker allegedly shot his co-worker after a heated argument.

Panelists during this year’s Multichoice Botswana content Showcase event PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Multichoice slashes prices

MultiChoice Botswana has announced a decrease in prices in line with government’s recent Value Added Tax (VAT) reduction.

Editor's Comment
Let the law take its course

When the news broke, a fierce debate ensued. While some members of the public believe that the law should take its cause, there is a section of the population that believes the move to detain the MP is politically motivated.Matsheka has been in the custody of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security since August 2 and the warrant of arrest was allegedly obtained on August 4, two days later.The issue of alleged ritual murders has never been an...

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