Bokaa flu outbreak: Poultry farmers fears for the worst

Botswana poultry farmers Association has indicated that the suspected pathogenic bird flu in Bokaa village in the Kgatleng district could regress industry gains. In a statement released on August 30, the ministry of agricultural development and food security said that the movement of live poultry and their products (fresh meat,…

Batswana seek cross-border vaccinations on the back of slow roll out

As more vaccines arrive in the country, some Batswana have lost faith in the country’s vaccine rollout plans resorting to get their jabs in neighbouring South Africa. All this is done behind the Ministry of Health and Wellness’s back (MOHW) as they are not aware of these extremes Batswana are…

Constitutional delinquents and power hungry or just lost in translation?

A robust debate is alleged to have taken place within the Botswana Football Association (BFA) National Executive Committee (NEC) as members finally took the association’s Emergency Committee (EC) to task over its disregard for the constitution. Concerned with what they felt was the BFA EC’s inclination to usurp power of…

Mokokwe’s sexual harassment allegations labeled witch hunt

The recent sacking of COSAFA/CAF referees’ instructor and match commissioner Sebaetseng Glenda Mokokwe from the just ended COSAFA women championship 2021 qualifiers is allegedly regarded as a staged witch hunt against the Botswana official. Mokokwe was taken off the officiating list in a decision COSAFA indicated was based on performance.…

Human-Wildlife conflict haunts Tonota residents

Tonota Sub-District Chairperson Chrisitian Machokoto is worried by the rise in human wildlife conflict cases in the area. Addressing a full council meeting, which was held virtually, last week he emphasized that the conflict is a result of incompatible land use emanating from competition between humans and wild animals. “The…

Investors unhappy with reforms – Business Botswana

Scores on investors who were hoping to benefit from recent reforms aimed at facilitating the ease of doing business in the country have become the biggest losers as officials flip-flopped on amended investment and trade laws, a new report by Business Botswana has revealed. The report shows that government introduced…

Law Society has already pronounced position on lawyer it will investigate

The Law Society of Botswana (LSB) may have put itself in a difficult position by calling for the resignation of the Director of the Directorate of Public Prosecutions, Stephen Tiroyakgosi, from office. The Society now has to investigate the same Tiroyakgosi and possibly recommend punitive action whose net effect might…