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Amendment to BDF Act sets tongues wagging

A notice in the Government Gazette to amend the Botswana Defence Force Act by adding two positions to its establishment register has...

Villages make P7m from sale of elephants

The good news for the residents of Kazungula, Lesoma and Pandamatenga is that the sale of a variety of game netted them...

BPF says poachers still targeting hornless rhinos

Botswana’s most environmentally-conscious opposition party has trashed the ongoing exercise to dehorn rhinos to disincentivise their poaching. “With an...

Government and EWB could butt heads again over leaked report

In his confidential report to the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources, Conservation and Tourism about elephants that have been dying mysteriously, Dr....

NGO and State disagree over elephant carcasses figures

The State may be headed for a showdown with non-governmental organization (NGO) Elephant Without Borders (EWB) over the number of elephants that...

Marsland looks for legal loopholes to evade extradition

Capital Management Botswana (CMB) majority shareholder Timothy Marsland is resisting Botswana’s decision to extradite him to answer for allegedly misappropriating P500 million...

Inside the CMB alleged dirty money laundromat

Court records detail how over three years, businessmanen Timothy Marsland and Rapula Okaile allegedly stole and laundered P500 million of pensioners money.

Shot warder sues state for P4 million

Ookeditse Manyanda, a jail warden stationed at Francistown Central Prison has taken government to court demanding P4 million in compensation after his...

Do you ‘rwala’ or ‘apara’ COVID-19 face mask?

Setswana doesn’t distinguish between “lend” and “borrow”, contenting itself with “adima” for both. This explains why a lot of mother-tongue interference occurs...

Alleged soldier fraudster faces civil law suit

A Botswana Defense Force, Lance Corporal Kelebogile Malatelele, who is alleged to be doubling as a car dealer agent, is expected to...