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  • Teacher sues employer for termination of salary

    October 26, 2017 4:00 AM 7

    Ellen Morula, who holds a senior teacher position has taken the government to court after her salary, medical aid contributions and pensions were stopped in July 2017 on allegations that she refused a command from Regional Director-central, Sonny Mooketsi to transfer to Swaneng Hill School in January 2015. Morula is contesting the decision by the employer

  • Reverend Segatlhe triumphs against Lutheran Church

    October 26, 2017 4:00 AM 9

    Justice Michael Mothobi of the Gaborone High Court yesterday dismissed the case with costs, as the applicant, the ELCB, had failed to meet court requirements. According to Justice Mothobi, the church failed to show the place of operation and whether the church’s constitution allows to be sued or to sue. ELCB had gone to court to seek an interdict to block

  • Habitual robbery suspects denied bail

    October 25, 2017 2:21 PM 12

    Village Court Principal Magistrate Goodwill Makofi has denied robbery suspects Mogomotsi Thupane and Phenyo Ramaphane bail. The court heard that on Monday the accused persons and another not before court, at Molapo Crossing in Gaborone attempted to steal money from Mary Okello of Fundex Bureau de Change at a gun point. In another offence, Thupane and another

  • Botswana: Thousands National Identity Cards Uncollected

    October 25, 2017 1:53 PM 6

    Gaborone — There are currently 24 355 uncollected National Identity Cards (Omang) across all the Civil and National Registration offices in the country. "In view of the high number, those who had applied for their Omang cards are urged to collect them from the offices where the applications were made," states a press release from the Ministry of Nationality

  • Botswana: Gabane Fed-Up With Liquor Outlets

    October 25, 2017 1:37 PM 7

    Gabane — Gabane residents have called for the review of liquor outlets operating in their village. Residents expressed this during a kgotla meeting addressed by Assistant Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry, Mr Biggie Butale on October 23. First to convey his displeasure over the number of liquor outlets was Kgosi Seeletso Pule who said business

  • Govt concedes asylum seekers were detained ‘far too long’

    October 25, 2017 4:00 AM 11

    The High Court ruled that the asylum seekers should be relocated to Dukwi Refugee Camp (DRC). Advocate Paul Farlam SC, acting on the instructions of government legal representatives, Collins Newman and Co told a full bench of Court of Appeal (CoA) justices last week, that authorities ought to have communicated with the petitioners on the extension of their

  • Masisi takes pot shots at Moswaane

    October 25, 2017 4:00 AM 5

    Masisi, who is also the country’s Vice-President (VP), addressed party members from the Francistown West branch over the weekend, where he also welcomed some former opposition party members into the BDP. BDP legislators, amongst them Isaac Davids accompanied the VP during his trip, while Gregory Kealotswe, Tebogo Toteng and Raoboy Mpuang who reportedly

  • Kgoroba unyielding on AP, despite meeting flop

    October 25, 2017 4:00 AM 5

    In 2014, Kgoroba won the delicately balanced constituency by a small margin of 334, with Tumiso Rakgare of the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) coming second with 3,846 votes, followed closely by Patrick Masimolole of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) with 3,787. Over the weekend, Kgoroba called a meeting to update potential AP members about the new party’s

  • UB Student Falls Off School Flat

    October 24, 2017 4:00 AM 8

    The learner is hospitalised and nursing fractures she sustained from the injuries. It is alleged that frustrations from her love life led to the suicide attempt, but Central Police station commander, Superintendent Vincent Pitseetsile dismissed talks of attempted suicide. were called to the scene around 5am in the morning on Friday, rushed to scene and took her to the hospital

  • Khama Blocks P100m Golf Club Project

    October 24, 2017 4:00 AM 8

    Khama said he has been aware of the project for some time now but had not been given convincing reasons for the developments. According to sources, the Botswana Golf Union (BGU) has signed a non-disclosure agreement with the developer, which means they are not at liberty to disclose what the project is about. Gaborone Golf Club (GGC) captain, Martin