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Wed 19 Jun 2019, 15:44 pm
Following his unceremonious departure from Township Rollers, Rodolfo Zapata has said he did fail at the club. Zapata joined the Blues midseason on a short-term deal that...
Wed 19 Jun 2019, 15:40 pm
Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) games director, Game Mothibi is leaving the sports body, becoming the third high profile employee to quit in the last year.
Wed 19 Jun 2019, 09:48 am
The men's team has found the going tough at the ongoing WBSC Softball World Championships in the Czech Republic, after recording a fourth defeat against Mexico on Tuesday...
Tue 18 Jun 2019, 14:28 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Two Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) officers who were charged with possession of suspected stolen property were today exonerated from the charge.
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FRANCISTOWN: Two Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) officers who...
18 June 2019
Chief Magistrate, Lenah Oahile-Mokibe of the Broadhurst Magi...
18 June 2019
Gaborone City Council (GCC) councillors say they are concern...
14 June 2019
While many wonder about her next political move, Serowe Sout...
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14 June 2019
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Tue 18 Jun 2019, 14:28 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Two Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) officers who were charged with possession of suspected stolen property were today exonerated from the charge.
Tue 18 Jun 2019, 14:23 pm
Gaborone City Council (GCC) councillors say they are concerned by the ruling party’s use of public institutions to harass and intimidate opposition leaders.
Tue 18 Jun 2019, 14:00 pm
Chief Magistrate, Lenah Oahile-Mokibe of Broadhurst Magistrate’s Court told the accused in the tripple murder of a Phase 2 family, Kativa Diwanga, that evidence present...
Tue 18 Jun 2019, 14:00 pm
Kgosi Puso Gaborone of Batlokwa says dikgosi still play a very important role in the lives of their community members and ensure that peace and tranquility reign in the c...
Business
Fri 14 Jun 2019, 18:00 pm
Skeletons are tumbling out of Choppies’ closet ahead of the completion at month-end of a forensic probe into the group, with multiple sources claiming the findings will...
Fri 14 Jun 2019, 13:07 pm
Khoemacau Copper Mine, a 62,000 tonne per annum operation currently under construction, expects to put US$263 million (P2.8bn) into government’s hands through royalties...
Fri 14 Jun 2019, 13:05 pm
Even as government’s focus has been to court foreign investors, the closure of BCL Mine could bring new breed of local investors to Selebi-Phikwe. Mmegi correspondent, ...
Fri 14 Jun 2019, 13:04 pm
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is handholding Statistics Botswana (SB) to develop a new price index that could be launched by September, initially focussing on min...
Sport
Wed 19 Jun 2019, 15:44 pm
Following his unceremonious departure from Township Rollers, Rodolfo Zapata has said he did fail at the club. Zapata joined the Blues midseason on a short-term deal that...
Wed 19 Jun 2019, 15:40 pm
Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) games director, Game Mothibi is leaving the sports body, becoming the third high profile employee to quit in the last year.
Wed 19 Jun 2019, 09:48 am
The men's team has found the going tough at the ongoing WBSC Softball World Championships in the Czech Republic, after recording a fourth defeat against Mexico on Tuesday...
Fri 14 Jun 2019, 12:56 pm
Jwaneng Galaxy will not rest until their case against Miscellaneous is heard, even if it means taking up the matter with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Zuric...
Lifestyle
Fri 14 Jun 2019, 13:02 pm
As one of the established institutions, we champion the powerful roles art and artists play in our communities. In the unfolding events in the country, this week, the Gab...
Fri 14 Jun 2019, 13:01 pm
After hibernating for some time, hitmaker of Mmamotse, Motlha said that the same way Mmamotse blew away people’s minds, he is about to drop hot-as-fat-cakes hits also ...
Fri 14 Jun 2019, 13:00 pm
Gospel artist Obakeng Sengwaketse of Ho Tseba Modimo fame cheated death by a whisker after a car he was driving got involved in an accident last week.
Fri 14 Jun 2019, 12:58 pm
The Toyota 1000 Desert Race fever is already upon us. The annual event is never complete without the music festival. In line with that, organisers of this year’s Desert...
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Opinion & Analysis
Fri 14 Jun 2019, 13:18 pm
The recent Botswana court victory, which will bring enormous benefits to the LGBT community in Botswana and beyond, would not have been possible without the selfless work...
Thu 13 Jun 2019, 10:07 am
DITSHWANELO – The Botswana Centre for Human Rights, wishes to congratulate Letsweletse Motshidiemang and the amicus curiae (friend of the court), Lesbians, Gays and Bis...
Thu 13 Jun 2019, 09:07 am
Nineteen outstanding Botswana youth will depart early next week for the United States to participate in the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.
Fri 07 Jun 2019, 12:22 pm
The 21st century, according to the Gregorian calendar began on the 1st of January 2001 and with it emerged new opportunities and challenges for developing and middle-inco...
Features
Fri 14 Jun 2019, 13:15 pm
On Tuesday a bench of three judges deliberated on the much-anticipated case calling for the decriminalisation of same sex sexual conduct. Justices Michael Leburu, Jennife...
Fri 14 Jun 2019, 13:15 pm
The three judges in this week’s historic ruling on the decriminalisation of same sex conduct, issued a comprehensive judgement likely to be thoroughly studied in future...
Fri 14 Jun 2019, 13:14 pm
If the Tuesday High Court case on the decriminalisation of same sex conduct was a boxing match, the Attorney General’s (AG) office would have been slumped on the floor ...
Fri 14 Jun 2019, 13:13 pm
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Fri 17 Aug 2018, 13:12 pm
The High Court heard yesterday that Andrew Motsamai authorised a P2 million liability contract that bound Babereki Investments, the Botswana Public Employees’ Union (BO...
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 13:10 pm
Botswana Public Employees’ Union (BOPEU) was successful on Tuesday before Justice Abednico Tafa in Lobatse in their bid to recover some P381, 144.11 with interest from ...
Mon 06 Aug 2018, 13:40 pm
The urgent Court case involving BOPEU’s two warring parties which was scheduled for the High Court in Lobatse on Friday last week has been moved to August 9, after ...
Mon 06 Aug 2018, 13:40 pm
A court application by renegade BOPEU NEC members seeking a Court order to confirm the toppling of president Masego Mogwera and her National Office Bearers is in shaky gr...
World
Thu 16 May 2019, 14:56 pm
Saray Khumalo, a Zambia-born Johannesburg resident, on Thursday morning became the first black African woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest, 8,848m.
Thu 16 May 2019, 11:33 am
President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to protect US computer networks from "foreign adversaries".
Thu 25 Apr 2019, 15:24 pm
A leader of the Chinese community in northern Nigeria has been crowned, or "turbaned", as a chief by the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.
Thu 25 Apr 2019, 14:16 pm
Former US Vice-President Joe Biden has declared a presidential bid, putting an end to months of speculation.
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