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Seven more suspects have been arrested in connection with Saturday’s gang violence in Thamaga, which claimed the life of a 66-year-old woman.
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Judgment in a case in which Thabo Masilo is facing two counts of robbery and rape will be delivered on December 12, Village Chief Magistrate Linah Oahile-Mokibe said yest...
Wed 26 Nov 2014, 17:19 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Former mayors, Molosiwa Molosiwa and Amogelang Mojuta have been tipped as front runners for the town’s mayoral seat, ahead of tomorrow’s elections.
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Wed 26 Nov 2014, 17:24 pm
Seven more suspects have been arrested in connection with Saturday’s gang violence in Thamaga, which claimed the life of a 66-year-old woman.
Wed 26 Nov 2014, 17:24 pm
Judgment in a case in which Thabo Masilo is facing two counts of robbery and rape will be delivered on December 12, Village Chief Magistrate Linah Oahile-Mokibe said yest...
Wed 26 Nov 2014, 17:19 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Former mayors, Molosiwa Molosiwa and Amogelang Mojuta have been tipped as front runners for the town’s mayoral seat, ahead of tomorrow’s elections.
Wed 26 Nov 2014, 17:15 pm
The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC)’s losing candidate for Gaborone South constituency, Murray Dipate has dropped an appeal he intended to file against the result of...
Business
Wed 26 Nov 2014, 16:40 pm
Property company, PrimeTime says it is shifting focus to retail market growth opportunities in towns and villages outside Gaborone due to the saturation in the retail pro...
Wed 26 Nov 2014, 16:37 pm
The Tokafala Advisory Mentorship programme has unveiled its first beneficiaries. A total of 13 entrepreneurs have been selected out of 35 participants, after undergoing a...
Wed 26 Nov 2014, 16:13 pm
MAUN: Chief Executive Officer of Anglo American, Mark Cutifani, says Botswana must employ a robust approach in its quest to attract foreign direct investment and continue...
Tue 25 Nov 2014, 11:50 am
The long awaited Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL) Initial Public Offer (IPO) issue date might be postponed again.
Sport
Wed 26 Nov 2014, 15:54 pm
Mochudi Centre Chiefs and Nico United face a tricky 16 minute examination at the Molepolole Sports Complex this afternoon as they complete their abandoned Top 8 duel. Kic...
Wed 26 Nov 2014, 15:47 pm
The injury of Township Rollers striker, Jerome Louis during the 3-0 win over BMC on Sunday is not as serious as initially thought, an official said yesterday. Rollers tea...
Wed 26 Nov 2014, 15:41 pm
The first round of the First Division South League has ended with a tight three-way contest for top spot. Jwaneng Galaxy leads the standings, but only on goal difference ...
Tue 25 Nov 2014, 14:42 pm
Botswana Football Association (BFA) president, Tebogo Sebego has said Peter Butler’s job is safe despite a run of seven competitive matches without a win. Sebego told Mme...
Lifestyle
Wed 26 Nov 2014, 16:08 pm
Music lovers will be treated to an enjoyable experience when popular Molapowabojang Recreational Park turns 22 on Saturday. South African group Teddy Bears and local rapp...
Wed 26 Nov 2014, 16:05 pm
With only two weeks to go, players in the Big Brother Africa Hotshots reality show, are beginning to picture being USD300,000 richer. Unfortunately for Botswana’s Goitse...
Wed 26 Nov 2014, 15:54 pm
Maitisong theatre in Maruapula School is yet again hosting the annual President’s Concert on November 28. The show will be directed by the creative Maitisong Director, G...
Tue 25 Nov 2014, 11:20 am
Newly-formed ensemble, Contrabandits, vowed to raise standards for bands by instilling professionalism.
Blogs
Opinion & Analysis
Tue 25 Nov 2014, 12:24 pm
It made perfect sense at dawn of independence due to scarcity of election candidates qualifying for cabinet that unelected candidates could be ‘specially elected.
Fri 21 Nov 2014, 14:29 pm
President Ian Khama’s administration has slapped South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) top leadership with a visa requirement. Staff Writer, THALEFANG CHARLES ar...
Fri 21 Nov 2014, 14:12 pm
The decision by the government to ‘bar’ senior EFF leaders from entering Botswana is an act of cowardice. Mmegi Staffer NTIBINYANE NTIBINYANE argues that by barring EFF ...
Fri 21 Nov 2014, 13:54 pm
Were it not for fervent prayers amongst God-fearing citizens, this paper demonstrates that a crisis of unimaginable proportions was imminent and had long been constructed...
Features
Tue 25 Nov 2014, 12:30 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The battle for the City of Francistown’s mayoral seat has started in earnest and threatens to divide the dominant ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), if ...
Tue 25 Nov 2014, 12:15 pm
Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA), on Wednesday launched its Grants Facility.
Fri 21 Nov 2014, 12:40 pm
Barring an appeal by the Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs within the statutory six weeks, the gay, lesbian and bisexual community will happily file the 10-year legal b...
Fri 21 Nov 2014, 12:33 pm
Many homosexuals and those who support their sexual rights lobby in Botswana and outside the country are elated. Recently, the Gaborone High Court ruled that it is uncons...
World
Wed 29 Oct 2014, 17:39 pm
Zambian Vice-President Guy Scott has been named acting leader following the death of President Michael Sata.
Mon 13 Oct 2014, 23:00 pm
The Ebola epidemic threatens the "very survival" of societies and could lead to failed states, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned.
Thu 25 Sep 2014, 09:00 am
The Ebola outbreak threatens to become a political crisis that could unravel years of effort to stabilise West Africa, a think tank has warned.
Wed 17 Sep 2014, 10:23 am
South African President Jacob Zuma announced Tuesday that 67 South Africans died in a building collapse in Nigeria's financial capital Lagos.
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