Fraud scandal renders Gabs Mayor 'unfit for duty'


Sparks are expected to fly at next Gaborone City Council meeting after a PPADB letter surfaced of Gaborone Mayor Austin Abraham's corruption involvement leading to his suspension at the asset disposal board and raising ‘confidence’ issues.

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 sitting of March 25, 2021, found thus against the contractor having been found guilty on February 18, 2021, for submitting false information to PPADB in support of its application for registration with regard to past projects carried out in contravention of Clause 4.1 of the Code of Conduct for Contractors and having been accorded an opportunity to make submissions in mitigation before sentencing,” reads the letter.

Editor's Comment
Bravo, Matlala JSS for recognising employees!

Last Friday, Matlala Junior Secondary School (JSS) in Tlokweng did just that – they organised an event to honour their teachers and support staff. This gesture is truly commendable, as teachers occupy a pivotal role in the lives of our children.To be completely candid, teachers are the ones who shape our children from a very tender age, investing a significant amount of time in their growth and development. It's not uncommon to hear parents...

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