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Issues raised about Masisi's honorary doctorate - Mmegi Online

The highest decision-making body of the UB, the Council, was not informed about the conferment of the doctorate on Masisi. Explaining the process that leads to one being honoured, a high ranking official at UB says: “The procedure as set out in Article ...and more »

How to grapple with soaring world population? An answer from Botswana - Mmegi Online

The unit is the medical hub for Gasita, a village of 2,000 people in the south of Botswana. Inside one of the rooms, pharmaceutical supplies are neatly stashed on shelves while a photograph of the country's president, Mokgweetsi Masisi, is propped up ...and more »

IEC boss fumbles before PAC - Mmegi Online

The topic was a hot potato on Monday as members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) expressed their fear and discomfort over an exercise that they said could open up floodgates for cheating in the general elections. They said that they were not ...and more »

Police commissioner bows down in a pregnancy challenge - Mmegi Online

Through a consent order that was reached before Justice Zein Kebonang recently, the fired trainee Keolebogile Nkgarapi will have a chance again to be enrolled back into training post confinement. According to the order, Nkgarapi who was only left with ...and more »

Controversy deepens at BALA - Mmegi Online

At the centre of the controversy is BALA president Reverend Mpho Moruakgomo who is accused of disregarding procedure in acquiring property, hiring and firing of staff. One of the documents given to the permanent secretary of local government and rural ...and more »

Limko caps 455 graduates - Mmegi Online

Speaking at the university's 2018 graduation media briefing in Gaborone on Monday, Thebe said the ceremony that was held Thursday will be celebrated under the theme, 'Changing The World'. She said the graduates enhanced their talents, sharpened their ...and more »

Government urged to act fast on climate change after seeking advice on new carbon emissions target - The Independent

Government advisers have been tasked with setting out a strategy to virtually eliminate carbon emissions within 30 years, following a warning that “unprecedented” action is needed to tackle climate change. The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) will ...

Humans first, then animals - Mmegi Online

During the 2014-2016 record droughts, cattle ranchers in the west fought for rapidly declining, drought-ravaged pastures with the safari industry, which argued that wildlife brought revenues of a more sustainable and less fickle nature. In those years ...and more »

BURS denies investigating Kebonang - Mmegi Online

Alongside asset manager, Bakang Seretse, the Judge was a director of Basis Point Capital in 2015 but later resigned when he joined the bench. The company was reportedly awarded a tender to draft technical, advisory and financial strategy of the ...and more »

Implement teachers' right to withdraw labour - Keorapetse - Mmegi Online

Speaking at a prize-giving ceremony at Lebogang Junior Secondary School this week, Keorapetse decried sour industrial relations between government and unions, added that issues such as teachers' allowances, the 26 days issue and others related to ...and more »