Escalating contractor costs have led the Botswana Government to terminate a P55m ($7,6m) contract with Accenture for the development of an M&E system that would have helped it to monitor the implementation of development projects. The contract was agreed in 2008 to serve the Government Implementation Coordinating Office (GICO) – a department falling directly under […]
The Commissioner of Police in Gaborone, Thebeyame Tsimako, says the use of illegal arms in criminal activities has increased in Botswana but the lack of a database of registered weapons is hindering police efforts to deal with the situation. A recent report concluded that there is a pressing need for the introduction of a database […]
The African Elections Portal, started as a West African project, has expanded to Southern Africa and is monitoring the elections taking place in Botswana today. It is hosting sixteen first-time bloggers as part of its monitoring process.