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September 21, 2018 4:00 AM Gov't to chase Chase to court

On Wednesday, Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) deputy director Churchill Collyer, revealed that government has taken the matter to the Attorney General to look into a possible breach of Chase’s contract with government. He was responding to questions during a tour by local and international media of various sites where Chase recently 167

September 18, 2018 11:48 AM Morogo-Wa-Ngwana takes 4th at Korean dance fest

Morogo-Wa-Ngwana Dance Troupe entered the world finale competing against 10 countries that made it to the grand finale, landing in position four and an encouragement prize of $1,200. Entering the world finale were South Africa landing position one, Georgia position two, Guam, an island in the Pacific Ocean in position three and Botswana coming in fourth 156

September 18, 2018 4:00 AM BDP Mogoditshane Chair Face Chop

In a letter dated September 13, 2018, the BDP region secretary Obakeng Kgabo states that: “Mogoditshane branch members being referred to as concerned members have on several occasions written to the regional committee requesting that the branch chairperson be removed and on the 28/08/2018 follow up correspondence made by the same branch members. A hearing 151

September 18, 2018 4:00 AM 'No Plans To Harmonise School Calendars'

Responding to public calls, the Public Accounts Committee wanted to know if the education ministry has ever considered harmonising private and public school calendars. Arone stated in response that the ministry operates a school calendar, which is developed in conjunction with many stakeholders that include sports, exams, unions and also the association 157

September 18, 2018 4:00 AM BERA Laptop Acquisition Raises Eyebrows

He went on to accuse some of his colleagues in the Board and senior management for tainting his name. Sources claim that Ndove made a controversial sale of computers to the energy regulator through his company Pipe King Services. According to documents seen by The Monitor, Ndove sold four laptops to BERA for Board members at the value of P34, 384. According 180

September 17, 2018 4:00 AM IEC relived as gov’t drops EVMs

Government announced last week that the Act had been put on hold. The Electoral (Amendment) Act No. 7 of 2016, which became a subject of controversy after Parliament passed the Bill in 2016 provided for amongst other things the replacement of voting by ballot paper with Electoral Voting Machines (EVMs) and abolishment of the supplementary registration 135

September 17, 2018 4:00 AM Stampede as gov’t raises P1.1bn on bond market

Each quarter, the Bank of Botswana (BoB) holds auctions of bonds and six-month treasury bills on behalf of government under the P15 billion note issuance programme which dates back to February 2011. The auctions are limited to commercial banks, who hold exclusive bidding rights. The August 31 auction was marked by intense bidding, due largely to the debut 159

September 8, 2018 4:00 AM Mamelodi loses case against BFA

South African firm, ADM Financial Forensic Services, at the instruction of the Botswana Football Association (BFA) carried out a forensic audit into the affairs of the BPL. Mamelodi was suspended pending a disciplinary hearing last year and was subsequently dismissed over allegations of maladministration. BFA had commissioned the audit report, for the purposes 131

September 4, 2018 12:33 PM Moroka appointed Judge President of Francistown High Court

According to a savingram dated August 31, 2018, addressed to all legal practitioners, Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Attorney General (AG), state prisons and members of the public, Moroka’s new appointment commenced on September 3. As a result of Moroka’s appointment, he will now move from Court Room 4 to Court Room 5, according to the savingram 102

August 30, 2018 3:10 PM No EVM in 2019 General Elections

The 2016 Act introduced changes including electronic voting, abolition of supplementary registration, increased nomination fees and fines, amongst others. With regard to electronic voting, the 2016 Act makes provision for Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) which are machines or apparatus whether or not operated electronically, used for the giving and recording 131