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  • BOPEU urgent interdict is baseless – AG

    September 18, 2017 4:00 AM 2

    BOPEU’s application is premised on the basis that as a legally recognised trade union in Botswana, it has the right to represent its members at the PSBC. Attorney, Ndiye Balule from the AG on Wednesday prayed with the Industrial Court to dismiss BOPEU’s application. He said: “There is no basis whatsoever for the applicant to demand mediation at the PSBC because

  • Modenga embroiled in another fraud scandal

    September 18, 2017 4:00 AM 2

    This time, Pabalelo Hill through his lawyers, Olatotse Solomon Attorneys has instituted a claim to recoup P73,500 and P30,000 plus interest from the civic leader. According to the particulars of the claim that were filed before Justice Lot Moroka, on December 3 in 2015, Hill entered into a written contract of lending and borrowing of P43,500 with Modenga

  • Boko takes no prisoners

    September 18, 2017 4:00 AM 2

    Mmegi: Retrospectively, what would you have done differently as far as the BMD internal fracas are concerned and why? Boko: I would have done things exactly as I have now because it is the right way to do things. The UDC as a coalition is based on respect for self-determination of each of the contracting parties. It appreciates that they have own constitution

  • Fake news, social media and cyber security symposium

    September 18, 2017 4:00 AM 2

    We are all vulnerable. Accounts are hacked, bank cards are cloned. Lies are flighted as truth. Fake news is the order of the day. Child sex offenders have taken to social media. A child is no longer safe in their homes – child sexual molesters are creeping in through private messenger posts. This is a moment for soul searching as a nation. In the digital

  • Calls for new party gets louder

    September 18, 2017 4:00 AM 2

    The youth league took the decision to endorse the formation of a new party during a closed-door meeting held in Palapye on Wednesday. Advocate Sydney Pilane and Gaolathe are claiming to be legitimate presidents of the two BMD factions, a development that has rekindled talk of a new party spearheaded by the latter and his backers. Gaolathe and Pilane’s

  • ZCC calls on members to boycott Tiso Blackstar newspapers

    September 17, 2017 2:44 PM 4

    It says the media group has made it its mission to defame and make a mockery of the church and its head Bishop Barnabas Lekganyane. JOHANNESBURG - The Zion Christian Church (ZCC) has urged all 16 million of its members and sympathisers not to buy the Sunday World, Sowetan, Sunday Time and other newspapers owned by Tiso Blackstar. The church says the media

  • ZCC bishop faces arrest

    September 17, 2017 7:53 AM 10

    Isaih Sekai of Selibe-Phikwe F005, Scara Naphtalie Gideon of Mahalapye F038, Mbuziwa Toteng of Aerodrome F022, Boyboy Motsilenyane of Phase II CF014 and Emmanuel Mozingwane of Maun F010 claim that the church and Lekganyane have violated an interim order they obtained on July 17 which prevented the church and its Botswana leaders from, among others, merging

  • Charles presents Maru A Pula photo exhibition

    September 17, 2017 4:00 AM 3

    I have learnt that rain is the most important event in our land. We are the people of the desert and in order for us to tame the harsh Kalahari, we have learnt to spend months, waiting, hoping and praying for good rains. Pula (rain) is so essential that it is our national motto and our currency too. And at some deep Setswana traditional events like patlo

  • COPS HUNT: Khupe On The Run After Assaulting 58 Year Old Man

    September 16, 2017 10:27 AM 3

    Police have launched a manhunt for a Bulilima man who allegedly fatally assaulted his 58-year-old neighbour with a log. Vine later died on Tuesday due to injuries he sustained during the attack. “I can confirm that we are investigating a murder case where a 58-year-old Bulilima man died due to injuries that he sustained during an assault. Vine Ndebele

  • BNF fumbles over P200 000 BOPEU donations

    September 15, 2017 6:04 PM 13

    Botswana National Front (BNF) will not declare to the public who their donors are despite allegations that the party got P200 000 funding towards the Tlokweng by-election from the embattled Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU). Addressing the media on Wednesday, the party’s Secretary General, Moeti Mohwasa, and his Publicity Secretary, Justin Hunyepa