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News Botswana Justice: Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe hits back in effort to clear her name in Botswana

Published on: Tuesday 23 June 2020
Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe hits back in effort to clear her name in Botswana
News source: https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-06-24-bridgette-motsepe-radebe-hits-back-in-effort-to-clear-her-name-in-botswana/

“My information is that their request is receiving attention from the Department of Justice and their relevant agencies,” Monyela said. In its request, the Botswana government asked South Africa to ...

News Botswana Justice: Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe threatens to sue after Botswana hires Gerrie Nel in $10bn graft case

Published on: Wednesday 24 June 2020
Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe threatens to sue after Botswana hires Gerrie Nel in $10bn graft case
News source: https://www.iol.co.za/news/politics/bridgette-motsepe-radebe-threatens-to-sue-after-botswana-hires-gerrie-nel-in-10bn-graft-case-49859737

Businesswoman Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe has again dismissed allegations that she was involved in stealing funds from the Botswana government in a bid to finance a coup after that country hired Afriforum's Gerrie Nel to assist with its case.

News Botswana Justice: Botswana: Quick Response to Children's Justice Critical

Published on: Monday 22 June 2020
Botswana: Quick Response to Children's Justice Critical
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/202006230536.html

Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Mr Eric Molale says there is need to revamp the children's council.

News Botswana Justice: Botswana court rejects election fraud claims

Published on: Friday 27 December 2019
Botswana court rejects election fraud claims
News source: https://www.chronicle.co.zw/botswana-court-rejects-election-fraud-claims/

Botswana voted on October 23 and the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP ... Delivering its ruling in Gaborone on Tuesday, Justice Mercy Garekwe said “it cannot be deduced that the people or ...

News Botswana Justice: Botswana court rejects opposition election fraud claims

Published on: Tuesday 24 December 2019
Botswana court rejects opposition election fraud claims
News source: https://ewn.co.za/2019/12/24/botswana-court-rejects-opposition-election-fraud-claims

Botswana voted on 23 October and the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP ... Delivering its ruling in Gaborone on Tuesday, Justice Mercy Garekwe said "it cannot be deduced that the people or ...

News Botswana Justice: DIARY-Political and General News Events from Oct. 2

Published on: Wednesday 02 October 2019
DIARY-Political and General News Events from Oct. 2
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/diary-political-general-news-events-130916613.html

LUXEMBOURG - EU Justice and Home Affairs Council meeting (to Oct. 8 ... VAN, Turkey – Eight anniversary of earthquake that killed more than 600 people and injured more than 4,000 others. Botswana - ...

News Botswana Justice: Zimbabwe: Anti-Corruption Commission Goes After Loot Stashed in the Region

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Zimbabwe: Anti-Corruption Commission Goes After Loot Stashed in the Region
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910070011.html

THE Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) has intensified its efforts to recover ill-gotten wealth from the country being stashed in foreign lands by engaging with SADC members in the fight against corruption.

News Botswana Justice: Botswana: Govt Resources Police

Published on: Sunday 25 August 2019
Botswana: Govt Resources Police
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201908260550.html

He said Botswana, as part of the global village ... For his part, Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Mr Shaw Kgathi said Mmathubudukwane police project comprised a police station with ...

News Botswana Justice: Lesotho: More Foreign Judges Sworn in

Published on: Wednesday 14 August 2019
Lesotho: More Foreign Judges Sworn in
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201908150137.html

Two more foreign judges have arrived in Lesotho to preside over the politically sensitive criminal cases involving politicians, serving and former members of the security agencies including the trials of double murder-accused former army commander Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli.

News Botswana Justice: Botswana: Babirwa Calm Under FMD Cloud

Published on: Friday 02 August 2019
Botswana: Babirwa Calm Under FMD Cloud
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201908020625.html

President Dr Masisi informed a packed Bobonong kgotla that the area MP, who is also Minister of Defence, Justice and Security ... development budget despite Botswana being a developing nation. ...

News Botswana Justice: Botswana: 'Money Laundering Not Prevalent in Botswana'

Published on: Wednesday 31 July 2019
Botswana: 'Money Laundering Not Prevalent in Botswana'
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201908010090.html

Gaborone — Chief Justice Mr Terence Rannowane says cases of money laundering are not prevalent in Botswana's jurisdiction. Welcoming participants at the bi-annual judiciary conference in ...

News Botswana Justice: Botswana: The Dubai of Africa

Published on: Wednesday 31 July 2019
Botswana: The Dubai of Africa
News source: https://www.iol.co.za/business-report/opinion/botswana-the-dubai-of-africa-30159981

had the same values as the current President Mokgweetsi Masisi in promoting democracy and justice while at the same time promoting fast sustainable economic growth. Botswana has the same potential ...

News Botswana Justice: Chasing sunsets and lions in a splendid Botswana

Published on: Wednesday 24 July 2019
Chasing sunsets and lions in a splendid Botswana
News source: https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/2019-07-24-chasing-sunsets-and-lions-in-a-splendid-botswana/

It was for long a disputed territory between Botswana and Namibia until the International Court of Justice ruled in 1999 that the fluvial island belongs to Botswana on establishing that the main ...

News Botswana Justice: Botswana: Switzerland Valuable

Published on: Thursday 04 July 2019
Botswana: Switzerland Valuable
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201907040561.html

She congratulated Botswana for continuing to be an oasis of peace and stability in the African region and for being a lighthouse in issues of international criminal justice and human rights at the ...

News Botswana Justice: The decriminalisation of same-sex activity in Botswana is a victory. But the struggle for equality continues

Published on: Wednesday 03 July 2019
The decriminalisation of same-sex activity in Botswana is a victory. But the struggle for equality continues
News source: https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/5050/decriminalisation-same-sex-activity-botswana-victory-struggle-equality-continues/

Botswana recently became the latest African nation to decriminalise ... sections of the penal code and how they’ve been interpreted. Before a packed courtroom, Justice Michael Leburu said: “there is ...

News Botswana Justice: Botswana: Doubt Over IEC Preparedness

Published on: Tuesday 25 June 2019
Botswana: Doubt Over IEC Preparedness
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201906260292.html?bcmt=1

Analysis - Doubt has been cast on the level of preparedness of the elections management body, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) in delivering free and fair elections come October amid an avalanche of challenges.

News Botswana Justice: The Day Botswana stopped being an African Country

Published on: Monday 24 June 2019
The Day Botswana stopped being an African Country
News source: https://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2019/06/24/the-day-botswana-stopped-being-an-african-country/

On June 11, this year, the Lobatse High Court in Gaborone, Botswana’s capital, returned a verdict in an appeal case that reverberated beyond the country’s borders.  The case had been wending its way through the Botswana legal system for, at least, five years.  The most recent significant step towards the resolution this year was taken in November 2017 when“21-year-old University of Botswana student, Letsweletse Motshidiemang filed papers in the Lobatse High Court challenging the constitutionality of Section[s] 164 (a) and 167 of the Penal Code, which criminalise homosexuality.

News Botswana Justice: Botswana: Security Concerns Know No Boundary

Published on: Tuesday 25 June 2019
Botswana: Security Concerns Know No Boundary
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201906260177.html

Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Mr Shaw Kgathi has reaffirmed government's strong commitment in maintaining peace and stability and improving governance in the African continent.