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Fri 23 Sep 2016, 17:16 pm
The future of the country’s top tourism revenue spot and eco-diversity hub, the Okavango Delta, could be at risk as studies suggest countries upstream of the World Herita...
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 17:02 pm
In order to push cultural export and exchange, the Embassy of India to Botswana hosted an exhibition at Thapong Visual Arts Centre under the title, ‘March of millennium y...
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 16:58 pm
Stories From The Sun is a book on works by poetess, Nametso ‘Poetess Phopho’ Phonchi, who is debuting as an author.
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 16:58 pm
It is not every day that a voice from the past is heard singing five previously unreleased songs.
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23 September 2016
The future of the country’s top tourism revenue spot and eco...
22 September 2016
While the frail 92-year-old Zimbabwean President, Robert Mug...
22 September 2016
The US embassy has distanced itself from the controversial U...
21 September 2016
Tautona wa lekgotla la babegadikgang (BOMAWU) mono gae, Phil...
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22 September 2016
Gaborone City Council (GCC) has for many years been talking ...

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Fri 23 Sep 2016, 17:16 pm
The future of the country’s top tourism revenue spot and eco-diversity hub, the Okavango Delta, could be at risk as studies suggest countries upstream of the World Herita...
Thu 22 Sep 2016, 16:58 pm
While the frail 92-year-old Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe was throwing his usual tantrums at the ongoing United Nations General Assembly in New York, President Ian ...
Thu 22 Sep 2016, 16:27 pm
The Parliamentary Committee on Statutory Bodies has summoned Transport and Communications minister, Tshenolo Mabeo to answer for a trip he undertook to Brazil to identify...
Thu 22 Sep 2016, 16:17 pm
The US embassy has distanced itself from the controversial US pastor, Steven Anderson, who was bundled out of the country after calling for the stoning to death of gays.
Business
Thu 22 Sep 2016, 15:38 pm
Budget retailer, Choppies Enterprises saw its Profit After Tax (PAT) for the year ended June 30, 2016 almost halve from the prior year as a difficult economic climate in ...
Thu 22 Sep 2016, 15:36 pm
MAUN: The African Women Entrepreneurship Programme (AWEP) is expected to bring positive results in changing lives and businesses of women entrepreneurs in Maun and the su...
Thu 22 Sep 2016, 15:29 pm
BotswanaPost has introduced a ‘Bulk payment’ service on the renewal of vehicle licence registrations, as part of their efforts to enhance existing partnership with the De...
Wed 21 Sep 2016, 16:53 pm
The local poultry industry needs to be revamped in order to make it more competitive, a recent value chain analysis has highlighted.
Sport
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 15:55 pm
Paralympics Sports Association of Botswana (PASSOBO) has owned up to failing 400m T12 runner, Keatlaretse ‘Carter’ Mabote during his preparations for the Rio 2016 Paralym...
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 15:53 pm
The national boxing team would square with their Namibian counterparts in the Independence Cup tournament to be held tomorrow at the Botho University hall. The one-day to...
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 15:52 pm
In the last instalment of the preview of the much anticipated 2016-2017 Mmegi Staff Writer, BOITUMELO KHUTSAFALO gives a low down of the remaining six Premier League side...
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 15:24 pm
Sparks are expected to fly at the Botswana Swimming Sport Association (BSSA) annual general meeting (AGM) to be held tomorrow in Gaborone. The executive committee is expe...
Lifestyle
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 17:02 pm
In order to push cultural export and exchange, the Embassy of India to Botswana hosted an exhibition at Thapong Visual Arts Centre under the title, ‘March of millennium y...
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 16:58 pm
Stories From The Sun is a book on works by poetess, Nametso ‘Poetess Phopho’ Phonchi, who is debuting as an author.
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 16:58 pm
It is not every day that a voice from the past is heard singing five previously unreleased songs.
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 16:55 pm
In 1999, when we became adults and could walk freely in bars to put in coins in the jukebox machines and order Hansa and Crowns for the women, the coolest thing after the...
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Opinion & Analysis
Thu 22 Sep 2016, 15:51 pm
“From the depths of the greatest financial crisis of our time, we coordinated our response to avoid further catastrophe and return the global economy to growth.
Fri 16 Sep 2016, 14:58 pm
After the bustle and hustle of essays, tests and interviews, ultimately I got my unconditional offer for the prestigious Chevening scholarship. The excitement, the joy of...
Thu 15 Sep 2016, 15:18 pm
Botswana Media and Allied Workers Union (BOMAWU) extends its support to the ongoing campaign dubbed #JournalistsUnderSiege in Kenya.
Wed 14 Sep 2016, 15:53 pm
Recently we formed Botswana Progressive Workers Union (BPWU). We were called derogatory names and unspeakable words were used against us by our nemesis. We were labelled ...
Features
Wed 21 Sep 2016, 16:57 pm
Botswana Congress Party (BCP) members in Okavango and other regions across the country should ignore reports by Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) spinners of yarns that the...
Fri 16 Sep 2016, 15:44 pm
A strong state that acts negatively and coercively, imposing censorship, restricting the expression of grievances and opinions and viewing citizens as objects to be contr...
Fri 16 Sep 2016, 15:13 pm
Despite SADC resolutions and appeals, up to 40 Lesotho opposition leaders, MPs and members have refused to return from exile in South Africa, where they fled after milita...
Fri 16 Sep 2016, 15:09 pm
The historical record and archaeological excavations show our ancestors lived in that area and contiguous ones right up to the Transvaal for 500-years. Does this mean not...
World
Wed 21 Sep 2016, 16:15 pm
Zimbabwe's 92-year-old President Robert Mugabe should step aside without delay and allow new leadership of a country whose political and economic implosion since 2000 is ...
Wed 14 Sep 2016, 14:57 pm
A UK parliamentary report has severely criticised the intervention by Britain and France that led to the overthrow of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.
Fri 26 Aug 2016, 15:44 pm
Police in Zimbabwe have fired tear gas and water cannon at opposition supporters who had gathered for a protest march in the capital, Harare.
Fri 26 Aug 2016, 09:33 am
A Nigerian man who named his dog after President Muhammadu Buhari and painted the name on both sides of the dog was arrested for breach of the peace.
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Wed 21 Sep 2016, 17:16 pm
Tautona wa phathi yoora Domkraga (BDP), Lt. General Dr. Seretse Khama Ian Khama a re go nna le tebelopele le go ela tlhoko ditsamaiso tsa merero ya puso ga matlhogotshweu...
Wed 21 Sep 2016, 17:10 pm
Tautona wa lekgotla la babegadikgang (BOMAWU) mono gae, Philemon Mmeso a re ga ba a lebala dikgang tse di amanang le go godisa bobegadikgang jwa Setswana, jo go fitlha ja...
Wed 21 Sep 2016, 17:09 pm
Mo dingwageng di ka nna masome mararo tse di fetileng tiriso ya ditagi jaaka di-madrax, cocaine le motokwane e ne e utlwalelwa mo dirukutlhing di se kae tse di neng di sa...
Wed 21 Sep 2016, 16:14 pm
RADISELE: Kgotlhang ya bogosi le morafe wa Radisele e santse e le kgakala le go robalelwa ke ditlhokwa jaaka e rile bosheng banni ba motse oo ba gana go amogela Shatani M...
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Dithubaruba Cultural Festival was held in Ntsweng, Molepolole.
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Botswana Culture from a US Pastor perspective (before he got deported)
Controversial US pastor Steven Anderson talking about Botswana before he got deported.
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