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Defence lawyer Unoda Mack has welcomed a ruling by the High Court this morning to quash charges against his clients High Court Judge Zein Kebonang and his twin brother Former minister Sadique Kebonang in the P230 NPF money laundering case. A panel of 3 High Court judges, Matlhogonolo Phuthego, Abednico Tafa and Christopher Gabanagae reviewed […]

The government intends to review the mines and minerals act to introduce stiff penalties as a way of fighting illegal sand mining.Minister for Mineral Resources, Green Technology & Energy Security, Lefoko Moagi when responding to questions in the Ntlo ya dikgosi, said most sand is being mined illegally in the greater Gaborone area and that […]

The Minister of Presidential Affairs, Kabo Morwaeng yesterday presented a draft Bill to Ntlo ya Dikgosi. The bill aims to prohibit floor crossing of elected members of parliament. Morwaeng told dikgosi that the draft seeks to compel elected members of parliament and local government to resign their positions if they defect from one party. The […]

The Southern Africa Development Community, SADC, has welcomed the new President of Seychelles, Wavel Ramkalawan who won the presidential elections for the country held over the weekend. The warm welcome was made by President Mokgweetsi Masisi in his capacity as the chair of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation. In a statement […]

The Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism is pleased to inform members of the public and the international community that Botswana is ready to receive private charter flights from 1st November 2020. The private charter flights will be allowed at two ports of entry namely, Maun and Kasane International Airports. Government is finalizing […]

Some Batswana have shared strong sentiments over the alleged fraud of Shepherd Bushiri, the leader of Enlightened Christian Gathering Church (ECG): – many feel that indeed the self-proclaimed prophet is guilty as alleged while some think he is innocent. This, as Bushiri awaits a verdict on his bail application today.Bushiri and his wife Mary spent […]

The Chairperson of Ntlo ya Dikgosi, Kgosi Puso Gaborone has called on traditional leaders across the country to join in the fight against Gender Based Violence. Kgosi Gaborone when official opening the 4th meeting of the 4th house of Ntlo ya Dikgosi this morning said that since April this year, more than 700 cases of […]

A Conservation group, Raptors Botswana, says at least 40 vultures may have been poisoned, the latest victims of a mass poisoning in the country in recent months. Vultures play a critical role in keeping ecosystems clean from diseases found in rotting carcasses. In Southern Africa, they are sometimes poisoned deliberately by poachers, or accidentally by […]

Botswana National Front has urged its members to desist from attacking me other members of the opposition coalition, the Umbrella for Democratic Change, UDC. BNF Secretary General, Moeti Mohwasa further said members have been instructed to shut down all UDC social media groups, on facebook and WhatsApp as a way of curbing the unruly behavior […]

he Gaborone City Council is working with different stakeholders to organize informal traders in the city.Gaborone Mayor, Father Maphongo said this is done to enable the sector to contribute meaningfully to Botswana’s economy. Maphongo said the council will ensure this by managing the activities of the informal traders.