OP releases statement on AB

*Recently, there has been considerable debate, in Parliament, the media and elsewhere, about ongoing negotiations with South African Airlink ("Airlink") over the possible privatisation of Air Botswana. As a matter of democratic principle Government welcomes public discussion of this important initiative. It is in this context that we wish to clarify some aspects of the privatisation initiative that have been questioned.

*It should, however, be noted that, as the negotiations are ongoing, there are genuine limits as to the extent of information we can release at this time, as further disclosure might compromise Government's bargaining position.

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Shame on the Police!

According to a press statement from the police, unidentified armed men attacked on duty police officers at the station in the early hours of Tuesday.During the attack, the suspects stole 14 riffles, five pistols and an undisclosed number of ammunition.Although unconfirmed, it is alleged that the suspects were just carrying knives and axes, which they used to scare the men and women in uniform before they took them hostage to help themselves to...

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