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.
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.
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.
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