An official from DCEC
, Mr Koketso Ntswetswe explained that the clubs were available in junior and senior secondary schools and their main objective was for the youth to disseminate anti-corruption information to their peers, participate meaningfully in social and economic activities and to improve the youth understanding of ethics.
is being built in the West Bay area and will be connected to the Sheraton Park through an underground tunnel that will bring visitors to the naturally crescent-shaped Doha Corniche.
Under the agreement, CWI will provide the NG-specific technology for the 150- to 230-horsepower B gas international (BGI) engine, which will be manufactured by DCEC
at its facilities in Xiangfan, Hubei province.
He told participants of the Botswana land symposium held in Gaborone this week that several such cases, some involving land authorities, had been reported to the DCEC
said the state's investment will help leverage an additional $2 million from the federal government, while reinforcing Illinois' commitment to the developing biofuel industry.
He said the DCEC
had partnered with Botswana Social Studies Association (BOSSA) to sponsor debates on issues of corruption.
Mr Keorapetse said even though the UDC was in full support of the 'principle of the Declaration of Assets, Business Interests and Liabilities, the content of the bill in question could not achieve the intended objective for as so-long-as the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC
) was identified as the custodian of the declarations.
However, he said the DCEC
should be capacitated and given more mandate in order to execute efficiently.
'Let me indicate that we should, as a country, continuously transform DCEC
so that it becomes an effective war machine against corruption in all its forms,' he said.
mandate, he said, was to fight corruption and such, could not be achieved without the non-state actors like Botswana Centre for Public Integrity.
He encouraged them to find ways of working with DCEC
to scan any suspicious trusts.
He also said the DCEC
, BPS, The Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) and Financial Intelligence Agency had signed a Memorandum of Understanding intended to enhance coordinated efforts between the parties with respect to combating money laundering and terrorism financing.