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THE IMPOSSIBLE ESCAPE:

A Botswana Prison warder stationed at Gerald Estates, who pleaded for anonymity to avoid possible reprimand, gave an account of what could have possibly aided the escape of the prisoners last week.


23rd January 2017

‘President’s duty to appoint Judges is ceremonial’ – LSB Counsel

23rd January 2017

Senior Counsel, Alec Freud has told the Court of Appeal that President Ian Khama cannot appoint a judge without the recommendation of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).

Venson-Moitoi for Africa Union Commission Chair

23rd January 2017

The 28th Ordinary session of the African Union summit starts in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 22nd to 31st January 2017 under the theme ‘harnessing the demographic dividend through investments in the youth’.

Segokgo confident BNF will retain Tlokweng

10th January 2017

Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) Parliamentary Candidate for Tlokweng, Kenneth Masego Segokgo is confident that his party will retain the constituency.

Mokone back in court Jan. 26

23rd December 2016

Dick Bayford, the lawyer representing Sunday Standard Editor,  Outsa Mokone, on Friday requested Broadhurst Magistrate not to continue the case against his client pending the finalisation of the appeal case.

Troubled UB not closing down - Dr. Madigele

23rd December 2016

The troubled University of Botswana (UB) will not close, this is the assurance that Dr. Alfred Madigele, Minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology gave Parliament on Friday.

It follows UB Vice Chancellor Professor Thabo Fako’s presentation to the Parliamentary Committee on Statutory Bodies and State Enterprises last month that the institution is going through a difficult time and needs close to P1 billion to survive next year.

Save a life, donate blood

23rd December 2016

BThe National Blood Transfusion Services (NBTS) has called for more blood donation to meet the anticipated high demand of blood during the festive season when accidents and emergency situations happen more frequently.

Suspect in German couple’s murder arrested in Maun

21st December 2016

Police in Maun have arrested a 26-year-old man linked to the recent murder of a German couple.

American pastor threatens Kabelo Eric

16th December 2016

Botswana award-winning gospel singer Kabelo Eric this week pulled out of a Gospel show scheduled for Friday at Stanbic Bank Piazza.

Guma blasts Khama as ‘arrogant’

16th December 2016

Outspoken Tati East Member of Parliament, Guma Moyo this week fired a salvo at Minister of Environment, Natural Resources, Conservation and Tourism, Tshekedi Khama saying he is “arrogant.”

Kabelo Eric to open his own Church

16th December 2016

Sensational gospel singer Kabelo Eric has decided to answer God’s calling by opening his Ministry.Eric says he was born with a prophetic gift and only received Christ Jesus in 2004 when he started at Varsity.

President Khama is ‘useless’ – BNF youth leader

16th December 2016

Botswana National Front Youth League’s (BNFYL) outgoing leader, Khumoekae Richard has labeled President Ian Khama as “a useless” person who likes deceiving the nation.

Magistrate recuses himself in Mokone’s sedition case

16th December 2016

Gaborone Regional Magistrate Chris Gabanagae has recused himself in a case in which Sunday Standard Editor, Lekgomethe Outsa Mokone is charged with sedition.


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