Tafa Pulls Out An Ace

Parks Tafa
Parks Tafa

Citizen lottery operator conglomerate, Grow Mine have turned the tables on their South African rival, Ithuba Solutions, who had filed an urgent application interdicting the Gambling Authority from entering into negotiations for operator licence.

Ithuba, amongst others, allege that Grow Mine had plagiarised their bid during a security lapse at the Authority’s ICT system, VDR.

However, in their responding papers, Grow Mine, represented by Parks Tafa, turned the tables instead, accusing the South African company of plagiarising Grow Mine’s technical partner’s blueprint who happens to be Ithuba’s technical partner in South Africa, but not in Botswana.

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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