Attorney General's Chambers AGC BW

Attorney General's Chambers AGC BW The Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC) is an extra-ministerial department under the Ministry of Defenc

AGC COMMEMORATES WORLD AIDS DAYIn observance of World Aids Day, the Attorney General's Chambers Wellness Committee recen...
08/12/2023

AGC COMMEMORATES WORLD AIDS DAY

In observance of World Aids Day, the Attorney General's Chambers Wellness Committee recently hosted a prayer session. The objective was to make staff members aware of the concerns surrounding the disease at the moment and to encourage them to take preventative measures by getting frequent checks.

Ms. Sally Misha Mazongo, an HIV/AIDS activist from Tutume, spoke to the audience, explaining that she has been living with the disease for the past five years and that she felt it was appropriate to travel the nation spreading awareness among people who are impacted and infected. She also pleaded with them to visit medical facilities on a frequent basis because it is crucial to know one's condition.


AGC joined the Office of the District Commissioner of Mogoditshane – Thamaga District in Taking Services to the People a...
01/12/2023

AGC joined the Office of the District Commissioner of Mogoditshane – Thamaga District in Taking Services to the People at Kubung village.

COURTESY CALL BY THE US PEACE CORPS SAFETY AND SECURITY OFFICERIn an attempt to improve stakeholder relations, US Peace ...
15/11/2023

COURTESY CALL BY THE US PEACE CORPS SAFETY AND SECURITY OFFICER

In an attempt to improve stakeholder relations, US Peace Corps Safety and Security Officer Ms. Alissa Bellot made a courtesy call to Ms. Nomsa Moatswi, Director of the Directorate of Public Prosecutions.

The criminal justice system in Botswana was one of the topics covered, along with the need of understanding the Directorate's mandate.

COURTESY CALL BY HIS EXCELLENCY MR. OLIVIER BROCHENIN, FRANCE AMBASSADOR TO BOTSWANAThe Attorney General, Ms. Mmako Abra...
09/11/2023

COURTESY CALL BY HIS EXCELLENCY MR. OLIVIER BROCHENIN, FRANCE AMBASSADOR TO BOTSWANA

The Attorney General, Ms. Mmako Abram recently had a courtesy call from His Excellency Mr. Olivier Brochenin, the Ambassador of France to Botswana. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss legal dimensions of the business environment in Botswana.

Ms. Ndibo Oitsile, the Secretary for International and Commercial Services, and Ms. Khursheed Rossenkhan, the Acting Secretary for Legislative Drafting, were also present.

JUSTICE MINISTRY LAUNCHES POLICY PROJECTSThe Attorney General’s Chambers recently joined the Ministry of Justice at Tham...
01/11/2023

JUSTICE MINISTRY LAUNCHES POLICY PROJECTS

The Attorney General’s Chambers recently joined the Ministry of Justice at Thamaga Kgotla when they were launching two (2) Policy Projects for the Ministry being;
• Guidelines on gender mainstreaming within the criminal justice system
• and Child friendly justice system

When giving the key note address on the day of the launch, Minister Shamukuni said one of the priority areas of the Ministry is to improve access to Justice by all, leaving no one behind. The remarks were then reiterated by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Justice Ms Stella Naledi Moroka who said “gender mainstreaming within the criminal justice system is not just a matter of principle; it is a fundamental human rights issue”.

Among the dignitaries that filled Thamaga Main Kgotla were Director of Directorate of Public Prosecutions Ms Nomsa Sinki Moatswi, Ambassadors, District Commissioner, Police Commissioner, Commissioner of Prisons and Civil Society Organizations.

AG RECEIVES AMBASSADOR H:E MS MMASEKGOA MASIRE-MWAMBAAs she continues to welcome heads of embassies at her office, the A...
20/10/2023

AG RECEIVES AMBASSADOR H:E MS MMASEKGOA MASIRE-MWAMBA

As she continues to welcome heads of embassies at her office, the Attorney General Ms Mmako M. Abram recently received a courtesy visit by Ambassador of The Republic of Botswana to The Kingdom of Belgium H:E Ms Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba.

The two leaders exchanged views on issues relating to mandate of the Embassy of Botswana in the Kingdom of Belgium.

The Performance Improvement Unit recently held a sensitization workshop on Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) which was fa...
19/10/2023

The Performance Improvement Unit recently held a sensitization workshop on Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) which was facilitated by the office of Internal Audit from the Ministry of Finance.

ERM is a holistic approach to risk management that helps organizations to identify, assess, and manage risks across all levels of the organization. It is a critical tool for ensuring that organizations achieve their objectives and deliver on their promises to customers and stakeholders.

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH – “THINK PINK”Given that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Directorate of Publ...
13/10/2023

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH – “THINK PINK”

Given that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Directorate of Public Prosecution's (DPP) Wellness Committee saw it fit to host a health discussion which was facilitated by representatives from the Journey of Hope Organization. The main purpose was to spread awareness about the disease and also stressing the importance of regular screening.

The event, which featured pink-clad staff, was also followed by the crowning of Mr. and Ms. DPP and a prize-giving ceremony.


A COURTESY VISIT BY THE UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEURThe United Nations Special Rapporteur Mr. David Boyd, led a delegation for ...
05/10/2023

A COURTESY VISIT BY THE UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR

The United Nations Special Rapporteur Mr. David Boyd, led a delegation for a courtesy visit to the Acting Attorney General, Mr. Dittah Legomela Molodi. Some of the cross cutting issues of interest discussed were but not limited to access to justice, Regulation of business activities and Children’s Rights and the environment.

AGC INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONSThe Attorney General's Chambers held a lavish celebration of Botswana's 57 years of Indepen...
29/09/2023

AGC INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS

The Attorney General's Chambers held a lavish celebration of Botswana's 57 years of Independence, complete with traditional dress (leteisi), music, dance, poetry and other entertaining activities. The general mood was one of patriotism, with people content with who they are, where they come from and where they are heading. Attorney General Ms. Mmako Abram, Director of Public Prosecutions Ms. Nomsa Moatswi, former Director of Public Prosecutions Advocate Stephen Tiroyakgosi, Senior officials and staff were in attendance.


29/09/2023




7TH WORLD WELLNESS WEEKENDThe AGC took part in the launch of the 7th World Wellness Weekend which was recently held at t...
21/09/2023

7TH WORLD WELLNESS WEEKEND

The AGC took part in the launch of the 7th World Wellness Weekend which was recently held at the Three Dikgosi Monument at CBD. It started with a 10 km walk then aerobics. The walk was graced by the Attorney General, Ms Mmako Cynthia Abram and thousands of people especially from the Government Enclave.
Note that walking can reduce the risk of developing conditions such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis and some cancers.


TENDER FOR THE SUPPLY AND DELIVERY OF LAPTOPS AND PRINTERS AT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S CHAMBERS HEADQUARTERS, GABORONE.
21/09/2023

TENDER FOR THE SUPPLY AND DELIVERY OF LAPTOPS AND PRINTERS AT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S CHAMBERS HEADQUARTERS, GABORONE.

15/09/2023





A COURTERSY CALL BY THE UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVEThe United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representat...
08/09/2023

A COURTERSY CALL BY THE UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative Mr. Balazs Horvath, led a delegation for a courtesy call to the Attorney General, Ms. Mmako Abram. They discussed the continued partnership between UNDP and the AGC on the implementation of the Law Reform Strategy. In attendance were Senior Officials of AGC.

01/09/2023

DAY 5 OF THE CONSUMER FAIR.

It has been a beautiful week engaging with members of the public to educate them on our mandate. Be sure to pass by stall D198 to interact with our attorneys and learn more about Attorney General's Chambers AGC BW. We are here until Sunday.

We are at stall D198, Botswana Consumer fair. Find Attorney General's Chambers, the country's biggest law firm. Come thr...
31/08/2023

We are at stall D198, Botswana Consumer fair. Find Attorney General's Chambers, the country's biggest law firm. Come through and hear about our services and interact with our attorneys.

Public Notice:We are pleased to inform our clientele and the public at large that Attorney General's Chambers is present...
29/08/2023

Public Notice:

We are pleased to inform our clientele and the public at large that Attorney General's Chambers is present and exhibiting at this year's Botswana Consumer Fair'23 in Gaborone! You are cordially invited to visit our stall number D198 to learn more about our services.
THEME: "FOSTERING CONSUMER CONFIDENCE THROUGH BUSINESS RESILIENCE POST COVID PANDEMIC"

Visit us at the National Agricultural Show at Sebele Grounds (Gaborone) to learn more about our mandate and services.
23/08/2023

Visit us at the National Agricultural Show at Sebele Grounds (Gaborone) to learn more about our mandate and services.

COURTESY VISIT BY THE U.S. AMBASSADORThe Ambassador-Designate of the United States of America (USA) to Botswana, Dr Howa...
17/08/2023

COURTESY VISIT BY THE U.S. AMBASSADOR

The Ambassador-Designate of the United States of America (USA) to Botswana, Dr Howard A. Van Vranken paid a courtesy visit to the Attorney General, Ms Mmako Abram and the two discussed matters of common interest.

12/08/2023
The Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Lobatse Office, recently held Gender Based Violence (GBV) campaigns in the...
10/08/2023

The Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Lobatse Office, recently held Gender Based Violence (GBV) campaigns in the villages of Ghanzi, Kang, Omaweneno and Tsabong. The drive was carried under the theme, GBV: A Human Rights Violation.
The objective was to sensitize and educate the public about GBV, encourage behavioral change of perpetrators, encourage GBV reporting and following through to prosecution. The team defined, explained and gave examples of most prevalent GBV offences being Threat to kill, Assaults, Indecent Assault, R**e and Defilement. They further discouraged the public from withdrawing cases.

Among the stakeholders invited were the Botswana Police, Botswana Prisons, Gender Affairs Department, Dikgosi and offices of District Commissioners who all spoke in one voice against GBV.


In their endeavour to fight Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD’s) amongst its employees, the office of Attorney General’s Ch...
01/08/2023

In their endeavour to fight Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD’s) amongst its employees, the office of Attorney General’s Chambers recently joined the masses in the annual Jwaneng Desert Bushwalk. The walk which was graced by thousands of people from across the SADC region was divided into two categories being 15 & 30 kilometres.
Research has shown that walking is man's best medicine as it has various health benefits such as lower risk of non-communicable diseases including cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, and breast and colon cancer. It has also been proven that regular walking reduces the risks of premature death.

COURTESY CALL BY THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONERThe British High Commissioner to Botswana, Her Excellency Ms. Sian Price r...
28/07/2023

COURTESY CALL BY THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER

The British High Commissioner to Botswana, Her Excellency Ms. Sian Price recently paid a courtesy call to the Attorney General, Ms. Mmako Abram and they discussed the key issues of mutual interest.

Visit us at Ghanzi Agric Show in Ghanzi Show Grounds, stall Number 16 near that of the Ministry of Justice, to come and ...
27/07/2023

Visit us at Ghanzi Agric Show in Ghanzi Show Grounds, stall Number 16 near that of the Ministry of Justice, to come and learn more about our mandate and services.

:Self sufficiency and sustainable production of basic foods, our reset agenda.

AGC WELLNESS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE RETREATAGC Wellness Executive Committee Retreat held in Kwadiwa Ranch Lodge, Baines Dri...
20/07/2023

AGC WELLNESS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE RETREAT
AGC Wellness Executive Committee Retreat held in Kwadiwa Ranch Lodge, Baines Drift. The objectives of the retreat among others are;
 For the Executive Committee to meet and know each other;
 To develop the terms of reference for the committee
 To develop staff welfare guidelines
When welcoming the Committee members, Ms Khumoetsile Tirelo the Chairperson for DPP Headquarters Wellness Committee, said that the committee is necessary in that it aids in addressing concerns related to mental health and safety in the workplace among others. Members also got to review the Committee’s Terms of Reference and develop a harmonized annual plan. The retreat comes to an end tomorrow July 21st, 2023.

AG’s MEET & GREET WITH CSD STAFFThe new Attorney General (AG) Ms Mmako Abram’s Meet & Greet with Corporate Services Divi...
16/07/2023

AG’s MEET & GREET WITH CSD STAFF

The new Attorney General (AG) Ms Mmako Abram’s Meet & Greet with Corporate Services Division (CSD). The aim was to discuss the operational and/or administrational issues within the Department.
When introducing the AG to staff, the Senior Manager for Corporate Services, Mr Molefi Dirakano encouraged them to support her in order for her to diligently deliver her duties.

The Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) held an induction and refresher course aimed at equipping prosecutors and s...
05/07/2023

The Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) held an induction and refresher course aimed at equipping prosecutors and some stakeholders about basic principles of prosecutions. Among the stakeholders present was Botswana Defence Force and Legal Aid Botswana.
The training was led by seasoned prosecutors from their specialization units of International Corporation Unit, Asset Forfeiture Unit, Stock theft Unit and Wildlife Crimes Unit etc. The Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Mr Wesson Manchwe focused his lectures on trial procedure, record of proceedings and the handling of insanity issue.
A week long training ended with the presentation of Certificates of attendance to all participants by the Director of Public Prosecutions Ms Nomsa Sinki Moatswi.

28/06/2023
AGC together with the Ministry of Justice Taking Services to the People in the Kgalagadi South District.  Village
16/06/2023

AGC together with the Ministry of Justice Taking Services to the People in the Kgalagadi South District.
Village

DPP’s Wellness Committee - Celebrates Father’s Day in Style  The Directorate of Public Prosecutions set aside this day t...
16/06/2023

DPP’s Wellness Committee - Celebrates Father’s Day in Style



The Directorate of Public Prosecutions set aside this day to honor and celebrate the loving and caring Fathers under the theme “Love should never hurt”. A representative from Medexo Clinic gave a lecture on issues surrounding Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the country and encouraged attendees to always speak out and solve matters harmoniously.

AGC Kgalagadi South Tour!Taking Services to the People!
15/06/2023

AGC Kgalagadi South Tour!

Taking Services to the People!





The Legislative Drafting Division (LDD) staff was today trained on Emotional Intelligence in the workplace by Mr Marbury...
14/06/2023

The Legislative Drafting Division (LDD) staff was today trained on Emotional Intelligence in the workplace by Mr Marbury Pitso of Xynopipe Botswana. The purpose was to instill knowledge on different ways of managing relations and emotions in the workplace resulting in an efficient and productive environment.

The Legislative Drafting Division today held a workshop on Protocol and Etiquette which was facilitated by the Chief of ...
09/06/2023

The Legislative Drafting Division today held a workshop on Protocol and Etiquette which was facilitated by the Chief of Protocol from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The purpose was to create a basic understanding on protocol and issues of etiquette to better serve our clients.

Farewell to the Attorney General – Advocate Abraham Merryweather Keetshabe The Attorney General’s Chambers on Thursday b...
02/06/2023

Farewell to the Attorney General – Advocate Abraham Merryweather Keetshabe

The Attorney General’s Chambers on Thursday bid farewell to the now former Attorney General, Advocate Abraham M. Keetshabe who’s tenure as the Head of the Department came to an end on the 31st May, 2023. The top law enforcer lead the Department from 2017 – 2023. Amongst other attendees were the incoming Attorney General Ms. Mmako Mpelegang Cynthia Abram, Director of Public Prosecutions Ms. Nomsa Sinki Moatswi, Senior officials and other members of staff.

You  can still find us at Business Botswana Northern Trade Fair, Hall 2, Stall Number HS 30. We will welcome you with a ...
27/05/2023

You can still find us at Business Botswana Northern Trade Fair, Hall 2, Stall Number HS 30. We will welcome you with a smile.

26/05/2023

General's Chambers AGC BW

Business Botswana Northern Trade Fair Officially opened. You are invited to Attorney General's Chambers AGC BW stall HS3...
26/05/2023

Business Botswana Northern Trade Fair Officially opened. You are invited to Attorney General's Chambers AGC BW stall HS30 hall 2.

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