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August 7, 2018 4:00 AM CMB Workers Unpaid For Months

Employees of the troubled asset manager have not been paid for several months now. On March 9 at the High Court, the Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority (NBFIRA) faced off against CMB, in a suit in which the regulator wanted to place the asset manager under statutory management. NBFIRA actions were prompted by complaints by the Botswana 109

August 6, 2018 7:13 PM Khama takes potshots at Kgathi

At the launch of Francisco Kgoboko Trust this morning Khama narrated how Kgathi tried to force him to cancel his acceptance to officiate at the event. Khama, who spoke at length against Kgathi, said he was shocked to hear the minister ordering him to cancel his participation at the launch. “Ke ratile go wa mo setilong… abo a nthaa a re: ‘mme ke kopa gore, you should 141

July 30, 2018 9:22 AM Zimbabwe: First election without Mugabe

The country's founding president, Mr Mugabe, was ousted last year after almost four decades in power. The main contenders in the presidential vote are incumbent Emmerson Mnangagwa, of the ruling Zanu-PF party, and opposition leader Nelson Chamisa. Polls give Mr Mnangagwa, thought to be 75, a narrow lead over his 40-year-old rival, who leads the MDC (Movement 123

July 23, 2018 4:00 AM BPP, BMD challenge new constitution

It has since emerged that two contracting parties, the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) and Botswana People’s Party (BPP) are challenging the registration of the amended constitution. This has pitted the other contracting partners, the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) and the Botswana National Front (BNF) in one corner and BMD and BPP in another. The latest 99

July 22, 2018 4:00 AM President’s Day Competitions participation drops

Participation in the competition from last year’s 18,971 has now dropped to 14,813 this year. The decline comes just a year after Masisi’s predecessor Ian Khama proudly announced that the competitions had seen growth from 3,274 in 2008 to 2017s 18,971. Speaking at the awards ceremony, Olopeng said the decline is due to artists growing and exiting the competitions 139

July 16, 2018 4:00 AM Silence of the Lambs

His pledge to leading an inclusive Government with people at the centre of the debate is the recipe for success and prosperity. Whilst the Masisi Review may be unpalatable to many, his approach is not entirely about hunting. It’s about appropriate land use, and how to engage rural communities in wildlife-based management. To date there has been a chronic 150

July 16, 2018 4:00 AM Trouble brewing at BDP NYEC

Mmegi has learnt that campaigns for the position is dividing committee members, since three of its members are contesting for the same position. This, according to a source, has prevented the committee from convening meetings. Some members within the committee have complained that the current chairperson, Simon Mavange Moabi wants to impose his favourite 116

July 10, 2018 4:34 PM Boko's motion of no confidence thrown out

Thirty five MPs voted against the motion following the debates while 11 voted for Masisi to vacate the office. Three did not take part in the voting. Boko had moved a motion which called on the House to pass a motion of no confidence on Masisi who had just reached 100 days in office as the President on Monday after ascending to the presidency on April 125

July 10, 2018 4:00 AM Citizens Penetrate Tourism Sector

Out of the 1,749 licensed operators, 1,238 are citizen-owned whilst non-citizens own 257 and the remaining 254 are joint ventures between locals and non-citizens. The reserved tourism categories for citizens include Bed and Breakfast, guesthouses, mobile safaris, dugout canoes and transfer of guests between airports and hotels. Speaking during the official 127

July 9, 2018 4:00 AM Masisi spurns Khama, again

Former president, Khama had earlier this week written to the Office of the President requesting aircraft transportation to Serowe where he is scheduled to address Dikgosi from his home village today. In response, the Permanent Secretary to the President (PSP) Carter Morupisi wrote to Khama’s office: “I am advised to relay the message to you by His Excellency 127