Mmgei on 30th November reported that the National Petroleum Fund (NPF) had been “looted”. After a long investigation by the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC), 6 men including a High Court judge, a former Cabinet minister and an MP are facing 65 criminal charges. The fund that was designed to help cushion Botswana against the fuel hikes and inflation. 6 men: High Court judge, Zein Kebonang; his twin brother and former Cabinet minister and MP, Sadique Kebonang; executive director of Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA), Kenneth Kerekang; asset manager, Bakang Seretse and his younger brother, Mogomotsi; and Kago Stimela are accused. Also accused are 6 companies – Khulaco (Pty) Ltd, Basis Points Capital (Pty) Ltd, M & B Properties (Pty) Ltd, Raging Bull (Pty) Ltd, Leomog (Pty) Ltd, STM Holdings (Pty) Ltd.