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BPF factions finally reconcile

After months of the Botswana Patriotic Front’s (BPF) bitter infighting, the party’s executive leadership has reported that the meeting held in Rustenburg, South Africa (SA) last Thursday has attained total peace with factions choosing reconciliation.

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Dada dragged into Masisi family tender dispute

Motor magnate and Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) treasurer, Satar Dada has been dragged into President Mokgweetsi Masisi's family dispute as more details come to light in the legal war over a government tender.

Hosting: Masisi is due to hiat six African heads of state next month

Seven heads of state for US, Africa Business Summit

Heads of state of Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Zambia and Eswatini have been confirmed to join Presideng Mokgweetsi Masisi at next month's US Africa Business Summit to be held in Gaborone.

Hiding in the dark: Cyber criminals target Botswana due to its relatively high per capita wealth and weak controls or awareness amongst many corporates and users

Cyber attacks hit parastatals

The Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA) and the Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) have become the latest targets of cyber criminals, with both organisations reporting phishing attacks this week.

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A3 road accident claims 22 lives

A horrific fatal accident has occurred along the A3 road (Francistown-Nata road), just near Marapong village after a Sprinter mini bus headed to Maun from Francistown collided with a truck.


Masisi finally shows Katlholo the door

President Mokgweetsi Masisi has finally fired the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) Director-General (DG) Tymon Katlholo barely three months before his contract expires after placing him on suspension for a year.

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Father allegedly rapes five-year-old daughter

A 29-year-old man of Extension 5 in Palapye was arrested after he allegedly raped his five-year-old biological daughter last Friday.


DCEC details Kgosi clash trigger

The Senior Assistant Director of the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC), Ngadzi Matshameko has detailed events that led to the long ongoing investigations against former spy boss Isaac Kgosi.

Editor's Comment
Something ought to be done about deadly A3 Road

The accident which happened near Marapong village comes after yet another horrific accident which claimed 16 lives in July last year near Hubona. These stats don’t include other accidents where fatalities were not as many as the two.While several factors may have contributed to the two accidents and many others, many believe the biggest with that road is the bad state that the road is in. Unconfirmed reports in the most recent accident state...

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