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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Are police trigger-happy?

Unfortunately, that day turned sour for those who were shopping at Sefalana Cash and Carry in Gaborone West Industrial.The exchange of fire that ensued between members of the Botswana Police Service (BPS) and robbers who had allegedly robbed a G4S cash-in-transit vehicle left two civilians dead, three robbers struck down, and an undisclosed number of citizens wounded.One deceased civilian is reportedly an employee of the Citizen Entrepreneurial...

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