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Kopong murder accused PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Kopong murder accused interfers with witnesses

New evidence has since emerged that the third accused in the Kopong murder trial, Outlwile Aston is interfering with witnesses.

Ian Khama and Mokgweetsi Masisi during their happier time PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Stop fueling hatred between us- Masisi

If what President Mokgweetsi Masisi said over the weekend in Shoshong about former president Ian Khama is anything to go by, the two could smoke the peace pipe soon provided both parties are willing.

Forbes Under 30 PIC: BWGOVERNMENTFACEBOOKPAGE

Forbes Under 30 returns to Botswana

After debuting last year, the Forbes Under 30 Summit returns to Botswana for a second round with Gaborone set to play host from April 23–26, 2023.

Demostrations

UB employees down tools on Monday

Following failure to settle a remuneration dispute relating to the 2022–2023 salary increment, the University of Botswana Academic and Support Staff Union (UBASSU) has resolved to go on strike.

Gunshot

'Accidental death' as brother shoots sister

Jwaneng police are investigating a tragic and fatal accident in which a 17-year-old boy accidentally shot his 24-year-old sister.

Carolina Lesang PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

VP Lesang, Seretse dump BPF

After careful consideration of recent events in our politics, I have decided to make the hard and difficult decision to part ways with my comrades as the party is now being used in personal reconciliation negotiations and essentially being sold to the highest bidder for personal interest.” Meanwhile, another cadre Foster Seretse has also resigned from the party with immediate effect.

De Beers PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

De Beers ‘dribbles’ BURS in tax saga

A study commissioned by the Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) alleges that diamond mining giant, De Beers, has been paying far less than its fair share of tax to the Botswana government by using a variety of “accounting tricks”. Mmegi Staffer SHARON MATHALA reports on an audit covering the years 2013-20 which reportedly show a P4 billion tax debt to Batswana

Abuse PIC: THESTARTIMES.COM

Son (31) attacks 79 aged mother

A fight between step father and step son has landed a 79-year-old woman of Botshabelo ward, Sese Village in hospital.

Advocates Mack, Budlender and de Beer consulting to each other during court case PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Butterfly’s final plea for P30 million ‘compensation’

On October 17 2019, Wilheminah ‘Butterfly’ Maswabi was accused of financing terrorism. She would then have her name cleared by 2021 when some charges against her were dropped.

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