The fall of Morupisi recap


From the time Carter Morupisi was at the helm of the Directorate of Public Service Management (DPSM) as its director, he was always known as that powerful senior government official whose wrath was felt across the civil service. As the former Permanent Secretary to the President (PSP) now-turned-politician seeks to put his past behind with a withdrawal at the Court of Appeal, Mmegi Staffer MPHO MOKWAPE looks back at the downfall of the once mighty Morupisi

Morupisi, who began as a civil servant in the Ministry of Agriculture in the 80s, seemed as if he was destined to retire with a clean and remarkable record.

That was until his life’s work tumbled down in 2019 when he was linked to allegations of missing funds from the Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund (BPOPF) under the management of the Capital Management Botswana (CMB).

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Routine child vaccination imperative

The recent Vaccination Day in Motokwe, orchestrated through collaborative efforts between UNICEF, USAID, BRCS, and the Ministry of Health, underscores a commendable stride towards fortifying child health services.The painful reality as reflected by the Ministry of Health's data regarding the decline in routine immunisation coverage since the onset of the pandemic, is a cause for concern.It underscores the urgent need to address the...

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