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  • 'Police deserve adequate housing, resources'

    February 8, 2018 10:12 AM 7

    Officiating at the handover ceremony of the Block 10 police flats this morning, Masisi said the government is committed to providing a conducive working environment for the police through improved working conditions and general welfare. “BPS development budget for 2018-2019 stands at P490,000,000. I implore the leadership of police service to ensure

  • Former Ugandan MP cum fake healer arrested

    February 7, 2018 4:24 PM 11

    In an interview with Mmegi Online, Botswana Police Service (BPS)’s director of crime intelligence, Nunu Lesetedi, confirmed the arrest and said investigating are still ongoing. He said that the suspect who was based in Tlokweng village is being investigated for five different cases of scam. from a woman at Lobatse, P6 500 from another woman at Broadhurst

  • Former Agric PS joins BNF

    February 7, 2018 12:31 PM 9

    Chimbombi resigned from public service in October 2015. Mmegi has learnt that the 58-year-old might contest in BNF parliamentary primaries in Kgalagadi South. The BNF will welcome over 50 members this weekend at their Tsabong rally. way a party could win elections if their party structures are not in place. This constituency is winnable. I cannot deny or confirm

  • Orapa Humble GU To Reach Top 8 Final

    February 5, 2018 9:17 AM 21

    The Ostriches advanced with a 5-1 aggregate score after they defeated GU 1-0 in the first leg and will meet Township Rollers in the repeat of the 2016 final. With the hosts, GU trailing by a goal after the 1-0 defeat in the first leg played in Orapa, they went all out to try and get an early goal. They were awarded a free kick on the edge of the box as early

  • BPL, La Liga Enter Into Agreement

    February 5, 2018 9:01 AM 21

    The Botswana Premier League (BPL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with La Liga with the latter providing expertise as the BPL attempts to turn professional. Motlogelwa said La Liga is a well known institution and that the agreement is not only a milestone for Botswana but the entire region. “La Liga and our league are miles apart and we stand

  • Molapo Crossing murder suspects arrested

    February 2, 2018 6:24 PM 30

    In an interview with Mmegi, Botswana Police Service (BPS)’s director of crime intelligence Nunu Lesetedi confirmed to have arrested the two suspects and they are currently in police custody helping the police with investigations. The deceased was a student at Botswana Accountancy College (BAC) was found opposite Molapo Crossing Mall along the Western

  • BDP 2019 campaign divided over Khama, Masisi

    February 1, 2018 2:51 PM 38

    It is alleged that some members of the party central committee endorsed Ian Khama’s name as the face of the party ahead of 2019 general elections while others felt that Mokgweetsi Masisi should be the one selling the party. However, Mmegi has learnt that there was no consensus on the matter and it was deferred for voting at the BDP national council

  • Seretse’s Kgori shares to go to employees

    February 1, 2018 1:02 PM 36

    Seretse resigned from the firm late last year after he was charged with money laundering in connection with transactions and dealings with companies unrelated to Kgori Capital. Kgori Capital currently has assets under management of about P1 billion. This morning, Kgori’s new managing director and fellow founder, Alphonse Ndzinge said Seretse was no longer

  • Twenty-five road projects are P705m over-budget: Govt audit

    January 30, 2018 3:09 PM 48

    At a meeting with contractors this morning, the Ministry revealed the results of a snap audit of 32 road construction projects which showed that 25 of them (or 80 percent) were over-budget to the tune of P705 million. The remaining seven projects were completed below budget, representing savings to government of P93 million. Mokaila told contractors

  • Police record 20 fatal accidents over the weekend

    January 30, 2018 11:44 AM 49

    From January 26 to 28, 2018 at least 20 people died in 10 different fatal road accidents nationally. Police spokesperson senior superintendent Near Bagali said of one of the accidents, six people died when a combi carrying 14 passengers overturned along Bobonong and Semolale road on Sunday. “Three passengers sustained serious injuries while four escaped