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Fri 12 Feb 2016, 12:11 pm
Mochudi Centre Chiefs have urged their fans to sit away from their Extension Gunners rivals in the wake of last weekend’s violent clashes at the Molepolole Sports Complex...
Fri 12 Feb 2016, 12:10 pm
Township Rollers’ concerned group has said they have a contingency plan in case the club financier, Jagdish Shah, leaves. The group is at odds with club management over t...
Fri 12 Feb 2016, 12:10 pm
Jagdish Shah, who bankrolls the beMOBILE Premiership giants, Township Rollers, has said disgruntled members who want to drag him to court are directionless and have no pl...
Fri 12 Feb 2016, 12:06 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Nico United players have once again downed tools as a protest over unpaid salaries. The players staged a similar boycott in the first round of the current ca...
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11 February 2016
The International Pentecostal Church (IPC) is mourning the d...
11 February 2016
The stalemate at the bargaining council for the public secto...
11 February 2016
Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC) intends to repossess hous...
11 February 2016
The Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) contends that th...
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11 February 2016
President Ian Khama to his credit last month brokered a deal...

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Thu 11 Feb 2016, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) contends that the Public Sector Bargaining Council (PBSC) acted unlawfully by continuing to admit the Botswana Federation of P...
Thu 11 Feb 2016, 16:28 pm
The International Pentecostal Church (IPC) is mourning the death of its bishop, Clayton Modise, who reportedly died early Tuesday. At the moment, details of Modise’s deat...
Thu 11 Feb 2016, 16:20 pm
Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC) intends to repossess houses that were bought under the Tenant Purchase Scheme (TPS) because buyers have failed to honour the agreement,...
Thu 11 Feb 2016, 16:20 pm
Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) employees who took their employer to court over a dispute that emanated from unpaid salaries following a directive that was issued in 2005 a...
Business
Fri 12 Feb 2016, 11:00 am
Despite interest rates reaching a three-decade low in 2015, banks credit growth slumped to a 10-year low as tight liquidity coupled with poor credit worthiness of custome...
Thu 11 Feb 2016, 18:00 pm
Dairy producer, MilkAfric, has added impetus to the growth of dairy farming by sending 15 students for a dairymen-training programme at the University of Florida in the U...
Thu 11 Feb 2016, 15:17 pm
Botswana Insurance Holdings Limited (BIHL) Group and Botswana Insurance Company (BIC) have announced that the transaction to acquire an indirect stake of 50 percent in BI...
Thu 11 Feb 2016, 15:16 pm
The country’s first ever citizen reserved Initial Public Offer (IPO) has received a good reception with 15,000 shareholders estimated to have already bought Botswana Tele...
Sport
Fri 12 Feb 2016, 12:11 pm
Mochudi Centre Chiefs have urged their fans to sit away from their Extension Gunners rivals in the wake of last weekend’s violent clashes at the Molepolole Sports Complex...
Fri 12 Feb 2016, 12:10 pm
Township Rollers’ concerned group has said they have a contingency plan in case the club financier, Jagdish Shah, leaves. The group is at odds with club management over t...
Fri 12 Feb 2016, 12:10 pm
Jagdish Shah, who bankrolls the beMOBILE Premiership giants, Township Rollers, has said disgruntled members who want to drag him to court are directionless and have no pl...
Fri 12 Feb 2016, 12:06 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Nico United players have once again downed tools as a protest over unpaid salaries. The players staged a similar boycott in the first round of the current ca...
Lifestyle
Thu 11 Feb 2016, 18:00 pm
Emtee, one of South Africa's hottest rappers is scheduled to perform for the first time in Botswana at the Roll Up party in Dros (Molapo Crossing) tomorrow.
Thu 11 Feb 2016, 14:49 pm
The Minister of Education and Skills Development, Unity Dow officially launched the creative industry performing arts project ‘Unleash Your Star Qualities’ on Tuesday.
Thu 11 Feb 2016, 14:38 pm
After a long wait Channel O award winning rapper, Game ‘Zeus’ Bantsi has bounced back with a new track Can’t Tell Me Nothing from his forthcoming project. Can’t Tell Me N...
Thu 11 Feb 2016, 14:30 pm
The much-loved annual event that gives Botswana women over 40 years a platform to strut the catwalk and also give back to their communities is for February 13 at Millenni...
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Thu 11 Feb 2016, 15:33 pm
The public is informed that the official launch of the Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP) will take place on Saturday February 13, 2016 in Machaneng village, in the Tswapo...
Thu 11 Feb 2016, 15:32 pm
The UDC is pleased to announce that Mr Moreri Gabakgore is joining the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC). Gabakgore is famed for his distinguished life-long radio care...
Thu 11 Feb 2016, 15:26 pm
The stalemate at the bargaining council for the public sector unions’ salary negotiations is a clear indication of sick labour relations in Botswana. The Umbrella For Dem...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 16:24 pm
As the country comes to terms with the drop of the Junior Certificate examinations (JCE), from the previous year, BOSETU contends that the drop was unfortunate but it was...
Features
Thu 11 Feb 2016, 12:10 pm
Botswana Parliament Hansard No 182, February 9, 2016 - Minister for presidential affairs and public administration Eric Molale's statement on the Mmegi article "Confessio...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 17:17 pm
Botswana has over 2,500 National monument sites, of which more than 100 have been gazetted. The National Monuments and Relics Act of 2001 ensures that the sites are adequ...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 16:31 pm
FRANCISTOWN: A few senior Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) members are reportedly positioning themselves to challenge the vice president (VP) Mokgweetsi Masisi for the pos...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 16:30 pm
A one-hectare plot containing 1,526 Jatropha trees bears the country’s hopes for greater energy diversity and the promise of an alternative revenue source for farmers. T...
World
Fri 12 Feb 2016, 10:42 am
A battle between rival groups at a prison near Monterrey in northern Mexico has left 49 inmates dead.
Tue 09 Feb 2016, 09:02 am
In Kenya's Borana nature reserve, drastic new measures are being taken to protect vulnerable rhinos from poachers who kill the animals for their horns, writes Chris Hasla...
Wed 03 Feb 2016, 11:09 am
A rare case of the Zika virus being transmitted through sex, not a mosquito bite, has been reported in the US.
Thu 28 Jan 2016, 15:07 pm
A satirical story that Eritrean men have been ordered to marry at least two wives, which has been shared across Africa, has upset Eritrean officials.
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Wed 10 Feb 2016, 18:13 pm
JWANENG- Toropo ya Jwaneng e tswa dingwageng tsa maloba ka tshimologo ya yone e aparetswe ke dikgang ka go farologana, dingwe ele tsa bo maipafela.
Wed 10 Feb 2016, 18:11 pm
Dipharologano tsa sepolotiki kwa motseng wa Werda kwa kgaolong ya Kgalagadi Borwa di utlwala fa di gomagometsa go kgaoganya motse oo ka bogare.
Wed 10 Feb 2016, 18:11 pm
E rile bosheng, Naledi ya gatisa dipego dile mmalwa tsa masaitsiweng a kgolegelo le dikakgelong tsa botshelo jwa kgolegelo. Mmegadikgang wa lokwalodikgang le, Leah Matabo...
Wed 10 Feb 2016, 18:10 pm
PALAPYE: Moeteledipele wa kereke ya Eloi, Sekai Jacoba o kgadile a sa kgwe lethe baporofiti bangwe ba ba eteletsang go tuma ko pele gona le go thusa batho sentle.
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The president of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) Duma Boko explains his political ideology.
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