The highly publicised and controversial case of Welheminah ‘Butterfly’ Maswabi continues to take the spotlight as contradictions as to what prompted her arrest and prosecution emerge. Now, it is increasingly becoming clear that government officers were used as pawns on a chess board in the case for the benefit of big players who have now turned their backs on them.
The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) president Duma Boko says Botswana Congress Party (BCP) president Dumelang Saleshando was already failing to execute his duties as Leader of Opposition (LoO) long before he was removed.
FRANCISTOWN: The Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) faces a possible lawsuit from anguished farmers over its plan to cull cloven-hoofed animals infected by the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in Zone 6(b) in North East District (NED).
Ahead of today's deadline, Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) President Duma Boko revealed that letters from the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) councillors and legislators choosing the UDC over the latter are arriving in large numbers.