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Wed 26 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
The Competition Authority (CA) says it has made recommendations to the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry on how the barriers to entry in the poultry industry can...
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
The Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADP) has literally shown the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) a middle finger by refusing to halt the purchase of the Elec...
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
International comics from different countries are set to invade the fifth annual Heavyweight International Comedy Festival (HICOFEST) set for Thursday and Friday next wee...
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 15:44 pm
The national executive committee (NEC) of the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) was to meet with the youth’s NEC yesterday to discuss the controversial decision to po...
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It's an improbable love story that, in some countries, would...
26 April 2017
Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) councillors in the Gabo...
26 April 2017
Mochudi Centre Chiefs have been put under a transitional com...
26 April 2017
LOBATSE: Township Rollers head coach, Mogomotsi ‘Teenage’ Mp...
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26 April 2017
Early this year, opposition leaders presented to the nation ...

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Wed 26 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
The Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADP) has literally shown the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) a middle finger by refusing to halt the purchase of the Elec...
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 15:44 pm
The national executive committee (NEC) of the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) was to meet with the youth’s NEC yesterday to discuss the controversial decision to po...
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 15:44 pm
Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) councillors in the Gaborone City Council (GCC) embarrassed their party leadership yesterday by defying the party caucus.
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 15:42 pm
After years of struggle for recognition, the Wayeyi tribe has finally been recognised and recently the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) appointe...
Business
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
The Competition Authority (CA) says it has made recommendations to the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry on how the barriers to entry in the poultry industry can...
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 14:50 pm
Household furniture and appliances retailer, Furnmart reported a decrease in gross profit margins during the last six months due to strong competition in the region as we...
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 14:48 pm
London Aim-listed Botswana Diamonds (BOD) on Tuesday announced that its joint venture (JV) with the large Russian diamond company, Alrosa, had been awarded six new prospe...
Tue 25 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
Production at Debswana Diamond Company was relatively flat in the first three months of the year as the company maintains its strategy of mining to match market demands.
Sport
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 14:39 pm
Mochudi Centre Chiefs have been put under a transitional committee following months of internal fights over the control of the club. The two warring factions agreed in Fe...
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 14:39 pm
LOBATSE: Township Rollers head coach, Mogomotsi ‘Teenage’ Mpote says he does not perceive Jwaneng Galaxy as a threat in the BTC Premiership title race.
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 14:39 pm
The Botswana Boxing Association (BoBA) has failed to send a team to the Zone IV competition, which takes place in Angola tomorrow.
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 14:39 pm
Usual suspects, Police IX women and BDF IX army men are the champions of the 2016/2017 Botswana Fibre Network Softball League. Both Police IX women and BDF IX men walked ...
Lifestyle
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
International comics from different countries are set to invade the fifth annual Heavyweight International Comedy Festival (HICOFEST) set for Thursday and Friday next wee...
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 14:42 pm
Two young men who used to be street children in Gaborone’s Main Mall have invaded the local music industry.
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 14:42 pm
PALAPYE: All roads will on April 30 lead to Nkau’s farm opposite Morupule B as Palapye after marathon festival is expected to treat music enthusiasts to the best night ev...
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 14:39 pm
With the passing on of Motswako hip-hop rapper Steez in a fatal road accident a few days ago, Showbiz correspondent DUMISANI NCUBE spoke to a number of rappers who offere...
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Opinion & Analysis
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 15:06 pm
People with tuberculosis (TB) experience infringements of their human rights on a daily basis. In far too many cases, they lack access to effective testing and treatment,...
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
As President Ian Khama sets in motion a journey to vacate office next year April 1, and hands over the baton of power to Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi, Mmegi Staff Wri...
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 13:09 pm
Attention is brought to your April 14 frontpage headline, ‘Maele in land drama’, whose sole purpose is clearly to impute and insinuate corruption and underhand dealings b...
Wed 19 Apr 2017, 15:44 pm
Term one for Public Schools has come to an end (11 April2017).
Features
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 18:04 pm
On the sidelines of the annual diplomats conference, Mmegi caught up with Botswana’s Ambassador to Belgium and European Union, Samuel Outlule who tells us that Brexit has...
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
When the Earthquake struck on the night of April 4, one family in Mahalapye said they locked themselves in their house because they thought the tremors were caused by ele...
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 17:58 pm
Shanghai and Beijing are the two cities that ring a bell whenever China is mentioned. Both cities are often cited as evidence of China’s economic success story but some m...
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 17:56 pm
Nearly every family in Botswana had a relative who joined the trek to South Africa, whose mines in the last decades provided much needed employment to the regional econom...
World
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 14:59 pm
It's an improbable love story that, in some countries, would violate social norms. A teenage student falls in love with his high school teacher and vows to marry her. Eve...
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 13:19 pm
Fresh evidence suggests that Malaysia Airlines flight 370 is most likely located to the north of a main search zone, Australian scientists say.
Wed 19 Apr 2017, 17:30 pm
China says it is seriously concerned about North Korean nuclear development, in the wake of a BBC interview with a top official from the North.
Tue 04 Apr 2017, 16:37 pm
At least 58 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a suspected chemical attack on a rebel-held town in north-western Syria, a monitoring group says.
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Wed 26 Apr 2017, 15:56 pm
Lelwapa loora Moipolai kwa kgaolwaneng ya Ledumadumane kwa Mogoditshane, le supiwa ka monwana morago gore go fitlhelwe phiri kwa go lone.
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 15:53 pm
Toropokgolo ya Francistown e utlwala ka modumo o montsi wa meduduetso, maboko, megolokwane le go opa diatla morago ga go tlhatlogela kwa liking ya BTC ga setlhopha sa koo...
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 15:48 pm
Fela jaaka Motswana a rile, ‘Matlho mabonani ga se matlhokani’ re boa re kopana le Dikgang (Daily News) gape mme gompieno e re begela ka phuthego nngwe e go tweng e ne y...
Thu 20 Apr 2017, 15:01 pm
Baokamela mapodise mo dikgaolong ka go farologana go ralala lefatshe leno, ba re le fa ditiragalo tsa borukhutlhi di wetse tlase ka malatsi a Paseka monongwaga, boitshwar...
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BDF Day 2017
The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) held their annual BDF Day on Saturday at the National Stadium in Gaborone. BDF is commemorating their 40th year anniversary.
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EWB collaring elephants in the CKGR
Elephants Without Borders (EWB) team collaring elephants in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR). Video by Thalefang Charles
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