Morupisi suspended

Morupisi in court PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES
Morupisi in court PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES

Press Statement: The Office of the President wishes to inform members of the public that His Excellency Dr. Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi, President of the Republic of Botswana has suspended the Permanent Secretary to the President Mr Carter N. Morupisi from his office with effect from 2nd September 2019 following his appearance in court over corruption related charges.

In this regard, His Excellency the President has appointed Mr. Elias M. Magosi as the Acting Permanent Secretary to the President until further notice.

Furthermore, Ms Peggy Serame has been appointed as the Acting Deputy Permanent Secretary to the President while Ms. Kganela Malikongwa has been appointed the Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry.

Editor's Comment
CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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