To the brim: Botswana Oil is due to take control of the fuel market from next April
Botswana Oil makes its weight felt

A fantastic success or a spectacular disaster, is what analysts expect of Botswana Oil’s planned takeover of nearly all of the country’s fuel imports from next April. As the industry ponders the shakeup, the wheels of change are spinning into motion, writes MBONGENI MGUNI

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Steven Rahman passes on

Zoom Club owner passes on

Club tycoon, Steve Raman who owns a popular night club, Zoom situated in Maruapula, has sadly passed away.

Accused: Magang is accused of ruling with an iron fist PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Magang faces revolt

Botswana Volleyball Federation (BVF) president, Tsosi Magang is facing a revolt as she stands accused of ruling with an iron fist. Vice president-beach volleyball, Batsho Ruth Mbangwa, who was voted into office last year, has quit with media relations and marketing officer, Mpho Tlhaselo expected to follow suit. Critics accuse BVF president, Magang of bulldozing the executive committee.

Slippery ground: The South African rand has lost significant value in recent years PIC: GETTYIMAGES

What does the USD/Rand foreign exchange manipulation scandal mean for Botswana?

Last week news reports came out that Standard Chartered Bank had agreed a settlement with the Competition Commission of South Africa to pay a fine of ZAR43 million in relation to accusations of foreign exchange manipulation between the years of 2008 and 2017.

The police will now have to bear the costs of maintaining the house in Phase 2 FILE PIC

Police pay the price for Phase 2 shoot-out

Almost two years since the infamous shooting of 10 robbery suspects at Phase 2 location in Gaborone, the police are now left to pay maintenance costs for the house where the incident took place. According to recently released Government Gazette the police will now have to bear the costs of maintaining the house

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Minet Botswana celebrates market dominance in style

Leading broker and advanced pension administrator Minet Botswana held a successful golf day to the auspicious pleasure of an array of dignitaries at the Stanbic bank golf club.

Moeladilothoko arrested but yet to be charged

Arrested Moeladilotlhoko yet to be charged

After arresting Tshepo Sethibe popularly known as Moeladilotlhoko, the police have revealed that the man behind the endeared Moeladilotlhoko News Boiler Facebook page is yet to be charged.

The IEC was recently taken by the UDC to the High Court on a certificate of urgency PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Elections may not be held in 2024 – IEC

FRANCISTOWN: The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) fears that the general elections that are anticipated to take place in October 2024 may not be held if the Court of Appeal (CoA) does not entertain its urgent application against the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC).

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Molepolole unrest: Urgent attention on missing person cases

From Jakoba's mysterious disappearance on November 9 to the grim discovery of his remains at Mosinki Lands, a gap in the response mechanisms of the police and village leadership has been laid bare. The community's anger is evident, seen in the attack on Bakang Masole, the man found driving Jakoba's taxi and the main suspect, and the subsequent riot. Residents express discontent, citing a troubling trend of missing persons cases often...

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