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Top referee, Joshua ‘Sprinter’ Bondo was involved in a rather unusual pitch tussle when he appeared to head butt a player during an international friendly match between S...
Thu 30 Mar 2017, 10:05 am
A US federal judge in Hawaii has indefinitely extended the suspension of President Trump's new travel ban.
Thu 30 Mar 2017, 09:44 am
MAUN: Three men sustained minor injuries after an accident involving a stray elephant, which was being translocated from Maun to Shorobe.
Wed 29 Mar 2017, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: At least 300 hectares of the northern city’s newest estate, Northern Gateway City have been bought by a mix of property developers, retail investors and int...
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29 March 2017
Gaborone Central community members have told the coordinator...
29 March 2017
Man of the moment, Kast, has come out to talk about the issu...
28 March 2017
“Go nale guy e nngwe yana, go nale guy e nngwe yana”, goes C...
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29 March 2017
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Thu 30 Mar 2017, 09:44 am
MAUN: Three men sustained minor injuries after an accident involving a stray elephant, which was being translocated from Maun to Shorobe.
Wed 29 Mar 2017, 18:00 pm
Gaborone Central community members have told the coordinator of the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM), Gabriel Seeletso that they categorically reject the machine.
Wed 29 Mar 2017, 15:12 pm
Following the liquidation of BCL Mine, residents of Selebi-Phikwe are eagerly calling for the resuscitation of their town so as to attract investors.
Wed 29 Mar 2017, 15:09 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: The Ngwato Land Board attorney, Sesha Masara-Mabeza has remarked that the Land Board was not making revenue collection a priority despite lack of funds sti...
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Wed 29 Mar 2017, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: At least 300 hectares of the northern city’s newest estate, Northern Gateway City have been bought by a mix of property developers, retail investors and int...
Wed 29 Mar 2017, 14:51 pm
Standard Chartered Bank’s profits after tax grew by 68% to P79 million in the year ended December 31, 2016 from P47 million on the back of initiatives that the bank under...
Wed 29 Mar 2017, 14:51 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: The Selebi-Phikwe Town Council (SPTC) will not implement any new major projects for 2017 due to budgetary constraints with available resources just enough ...
Tue 28 Mar 2017, 18:00 pm
Bank of Botswana governor, Moses Pelaelo has advised Stanbic Bank Botswana to consider listing on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) as a way of showing commitment to the ...
Sport
Thu 30 Mar 2017, 16:09 pm
Top referee, Joshua ‘Sprinter’ Bondo was involved in a rather unusual pitch tussle when he appeared to head butt a player during an international friendly match between S...
Wed 29 Mar 2017, 14:41 pm
The Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) has urged National Sport Associations (NSA) to only elect treasurers with a finance or accounting background and accredited ...
Wed 29 Mar 2017, 14:41 pm
Amantle Montsho, fresh from securing a berth at this year’s World Athletics Championships, will test her strength against her South African friend and counterpart, Caster...
Wed 29 Mar 2017, 14:41 pm
Botswana this week marked 100 days before the country hosts the World Youth Netball Cup in July, amid new levels of optimism as sponsors climb on board.
Lifestyle
Wed 29 Mar 2017, 18:00 pm
A- class stars are scheduled to facilitate The 1 Day Express Models and Actors Workshop in the country at the Stanbic Bank Piazza on April 8.
Wed 29 Mar 2017, 14:48 pm
The country’s one in a million male pageant dubbed Mister Gaborone is around the corner.
Wed 29 Mar 2017, 14:46 pm
Man of the moment, Kast, has come out to talk about the issue of him auctioning his famous ‘Rifi’, the walking boots that he wore during his 1,000 km voyage from Maun to ...
Tue 28 Mar 2017, 18:00 pm
“Go nale guy e nngwe yana, go nale guy e nngwe yana”, goes Charmal Gal’s latest offering. After her new song was leaked on the social media last week, people wanted to kn...
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Wed 29 Mar 2017, 14:54 pm
The BNF Labour Committee saw it imperative to reflect and put into perspective key labour issues that unfolded under our democracy and give impetus on their implications ...
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 16:00 pm
I was not one of those children with a strong commandeering personality as a child: the those who seized what they wanted or could say ‘no’ to someone without a flicker o...
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 15:58 pm
One of the cardinal principles of the Westminster system of government, which Lesotho follows, is the principle that the Prime Minister must maintain the confidence of th...
Wed 22 Mar 2017, 15:05 pm
Mmegi’s editorial of March 16, 2017 under the headline, “Clarity needed on Community Development Fund” made some interesting observations, which can be both taken as feed...
Features
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 16:01 pm
Highlights of the Ministry of Defence, Justice and Security budget presentation by the Minister Shaw Kgathi
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 16:00 pm
I somehow find it worth noting by this Honorable House of the changes this ministry has undergone in leadership, especially at executive levels as well as the prolonged a...
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 16:54 pm
Farmers whose cattle were killed by Government to control Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in Zone 6 in 2011 are still angry about the compensation they received. A recent Hi...
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 16:51 pm
In the third of a series of analyses on Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Central Committee aspirants’ suitability or unsuitability to fill party positions at the July elec...
World
Thu 30 Mar 2017, 10:05 am
A US federal judge in Hawaii has indefinitely extended the suspension of President Trump's new travel ban.
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 16:10 pm
Madagascan Ahmad Ahmad was elected president of the Confederation of African Football on Thursday, ousting veteran leader Issa Hayatou after 29 years in office to usher i...
Thu 16 Mar 2017, 15:01 pm
A Christian pastor has discovered one of the world's largest uncut diamonds in Sierra Leone's Kono district.
Wed 15 Mar 2017, 14:52 pm
Tanzanian public broadcaster TBC has suspended nine staff after it aired a hoax story saying that US President Donald Trump had praised President John Magufuli's performa...
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Baagi ba motse wa Matebele mo kgaolong ya Kgatleng ba ntse ba lela se se botlhoko ka ntlha ya go tlhoka borogo fa gare ga motse wa bone le wa Oodi.
Wed 29 Mar 2017, 15:27 pm
HeForShe ke thulaganyo e e siameng fela thata, ka e rotloetsa mowa wa neelano le tirisanyo mmogo mo go lwantsheng kgokgontsho ya bomme le ngwana wa mosetsana. E tla ka na...
Wed 29 Mar 2017, 15:23 pm
Pego nngwe e bolela gore e rile kgwedi e e fetileng e le fa gare, ga tsena kgang ya bogodu jwa loruo kwa Shashemooke. Ga twe kgang e ne ya reediwa ke kgotla ya Setswana g...
Wed 29 Mar 2017, 15:16 pm
PALAPYE: Kgosi Michael Maforaga o kopile barutabana go ela tlhoko gore ba dirisa thupa jang fa ba otlhaya bana ba dikole. Kgosi Maforaga, yo e leng mothusa kgosi kwa Pala...
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