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Khwee VDC evicts public officers

Khwee Village Development Committee (VDC) has evicted six civil servants from its houses for accumulated rent arrears, Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Dikgang Makgalemele has said. Mr Makgalemele quashed claims that the officers were evicted as a direct consequence of the granting of free accommodation to public officers as part of […]

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Courts to spread tentacles

The Administration of Justice intends to open three new magistrate courts at Kang, Shakawe and Nata this financial year, Chief Justice Maruping Dibotelo has said. Speaking during the two-day judicial conference in Mahalapye , Justice Dibotelo said this would help in reducing the distance travelled by people in those areas to access courts. He applauded […]

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Masisi praises church

Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi, has applauded the Pentecostal Holiness Church for upholding the highest standards of good corporate governance and democracy. Mr Masisi, also Moshupa/Manyana MP, said this when officially opening the PHC south region business conference in Moshupa on Friday (July 31). He applauded the church for contributing to peace and stability in […]

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Utilise agricultural land –Ralotsia

The Minister of Agriculture, Mr Patrick Ralotsia has urged Maun residents to utilise their agricultural land effectively to produce enough food that can feed the nation. Giving remarks at the just ended Ngamiland Trade and Agricultural Expo aimed at promoting economic diversification and benefiting tourism operators, farmers and small entrepreneurs, Mr Ralotsia said the government […]

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Upcoming young artistes set to benefit

Upcoming young artistes, musicians and dancers are set to benefit from a new initiative by other young Batswana who are looking to empower and improve Botswana’s music and dance scene. The project is called Club Activation Tour and is the brainchild of two young men, Oteng Segoboi and Baetla Otsogile of Down Town Groove Tainment […]

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Bill proceeds under certificate of urgency

Members of Parliament have supported a move by Minister of Finance and Development Planning that the Income Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2015, be proceeded with under a certificate of urgency. Presenting the bill before Parliament, Mr Kenneth Matambo, said reasons for such urgency were that it was proposed to amend the act to enable (Botswana Unified […]