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The Commissioner of Police, Keabetswe Makgophe says he has recently taken a decision together with the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) not to allow the withdrawal of cases of threat to kill, as well as other serious Gender Based Violence offenses such as rape and defilement. Appearing before the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee this morning, […]

Scientific Advisor in the Presidential COVID-19 Task Force, Dr. Mogomotsi Matshaba says Botswana currently records about 10 COVID-19 related deaths per day. This as the country’s COVID-19 death toll has surpassed the 1000 mark, tallying up to 1 069 as of June 18th. Matshaba said from the newly reported 129 new fatalities, 86 are from […]

Some liquor restaurant owners in Mochudi have accused the police of driving away their customers by setting up multiple road blocks around their businesses over the weekend. The spokesperson of liquor restaurants in Mochudi, Sam Molefe said police mounted road blocks on streets leading to their establishments, from Friday evening until Sunday evening, thus driving […]

Chairperson of Ntlo ya Dikgosi, Kgosi Puso Gaborone has applauded Dikgosi for their efforts in helping the country to fight the COVID19 pandemic. Delivering a speech today when the House resumed its business, Kgosi Gaborone highlighted that Dikgosi around the country donated a total of just over 211 thousand Pula to the COVID19 Relief Fund. […]

Member of Parliament for Ngami, Caterpillar Hikuama has said that the roads in his constituency are in a bad shape and need to be completely re-constructed as opposed to re-sealing and asphalt overlays. Hikuama, told Yarona FM news that the P170 million allocated to the region so far is however not enough for reconstruction. The […]

President of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) Duma Boko says there is only one center of power in the party, and that is the National Executive Committee (NEC).Speaking in a press briefing held this morning which the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) snubbed, Boko said the NEC is accountable to its members and is exercising […]

Gaborone City Council has reversed a decision of temporarily shutting down market stalls in the city. This was said by Gaborone Mayor, Father Mapongo during an interview with YaronaFM news. Yesterday, small businesses occupying market stalls in Gaborone West, Bus Rank and BBS were informed to vacate market stall to allow for maintenance work. The […]

The Deputy Coordinator of the Covid-19 Task Force team, Professor Mosepele Mosepele, has said it will take longer for the country to recover from active cases that rise above 3000. This as COVID-19 active cases in the country soar to 3766, from 3730 while the death toll also steadily rises to 940 from 926. Mosepele […]

Botswana Post has launched a virtual post box to reach its mandate of universal postal access to all. Speaking at the launch today, Botswana Post Communications Manager, Tshepo Maphanyane says this is one way of making service delivery convenient for the nation and that this is the newest offering geared at enhancing the traditional post […]

Botswana Unified Revenue Service says their Tax Amnesty service will come to effect next month from the first of July and will be closed off at the end of the year. Tax Amnesty is an opportunity for people who owe back taxes to pay some or all of what they owe, with interests and penalties […]