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Botswana’s 200m runner, Pako Seribe finished eighth as the world champion, Usain Bolt romped to victory at the IAAF World Challenge in Ostrava, Czech Republic last night.
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Thu 28 May 2015, 09:45 am
Parliament yesterday released a statement confirming the resignation of Member of Parliament (MP) for Goodhope/Mabule, James Mathokgwane.
Wed 27 May 2015, 18:50 pm
Press Release: Hon. James Mathokgwane resigns as MP for Goodhope-Mabule
Wed 27 May 2015, 18:00 pm
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs Pearl Matome found herself facing the ire of a non-compromising Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee yes...
Wed 27 May 2015, 17:04 pm
National Amalgmated Local and Central Government and Parastatal Workers Union (NALCGPWU) leadership is seething with anger after BOPEU president Andrew Motsamai “lied” to...
Business
Wed 27 May 2015, 18:00 pm
The African Development Bank (AFDB) is pondering floating local currency denominated bonds in bid to deepen local capital markets, which are characterised by a lack of su...
Wed 27 May 2015, 15:26 pm
Local tourism businesses are still feeling the effects of the Ebola outbreak that occurred in West Africa last year, leading to fearful travellers cancelling their long-p...
Wed 27 May 2015, 15:16 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The director of internal audit in the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, Motlalepula Kabomo says Botswana is losing skilled auditors to other mark...
Tue 26 May 2015, 18:00 pm
Standard Chartered PLC wants to open doors for local businesses to the international markets, as it focuses on the business clients segment.
Sport
Wed 27 May 2015, 18:00 pm
Botswana’s 200m runner, Pako Seribe finished eighth as the world champion, Usain Bolt romped to victory at the IAAF World Challenge in Ostrava, Czech Republic last night.
Wed 27 May 2015, 14:53 pm
Township Rollers have confirmed they will start their pre-season preparations with a four team tournament involving three South African Premier Soccer League (PSL) sides ...
Wed 27 May 2015, 14:44 pm
The annual Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) national championships might proceed at the National Stadium this weekend without the backing of the title sponsors.
Wed 27 May 2015, 14:44 pm
Just like sponsor, Castle Lager’s tagline, underdogs have brazenly withstood the taste of time at this year’s COSAFA Cup, as the minnows continue to brew shocks, writes M...
Lifestyle
Wed 27 May 2015, 18:00 pm
Reality television star, Dineo Ranaka was briefly in Ranaka for a segment shoot that left her intrigued by the village and will come back in September for the full insert...
Wed 27 May 2015, 15:10 pm
House of Twitch and Mister Africa International have confirmed Botswana as the country to host Mister Africa International 2015.
Wed 27 May 2015, 15:03 pm
The Little Miss Universe Botswana queen, Juanitah Ballout, and her first princess, Wame Baleseng, will be flying off to Georgia, Europe on Friday to battle for the ultima...
Wed 27 May 2015, 15:02 pm
The Miss Africa pageant team will be flying to Ghana this weekend to officially launch the newly formed pageant.
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Opinion & Analysis
Fri 22 May 2015, 16:30 pm
The 10th Parliament has adopted a motion calling for a broadcast of Parliament proceedings.
Fri 22 May 2015, 16:06 pm
In many of today’s religions there is the enduring association of heaven with immortality.
Tue 19 May 2015, 12:23 pm
I recently read in a local newspaper where a comrade from BOSETU was challenging BFTU and BOFEPUSU to unite and form one federation of unions in Botswana. According to hi...
Tue 19 May 2015, 12:11 pm
The Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA) and Sisonke Association of Botswana wishes to express their views on an article by the Monitor dated 06 May 2015...
Features
Fri 22 May 2015, 12:50 pm
FRANCISTOWN: It appears the campaigns against teenage pregnancy in Botswana are failing to bear desired fruits.
Fri 22 May 2015, 12:45 pm
Traditional leaders are grappling with the popularity of vat ‘en sat or cohabitation. Even as they acknowledge that greater numbers of Batswana of all ages are opting to ...
Fri 22 May 2015, 12:39 pm
MAUN: Director of the Department of veterinary services Dr Letlhogile Modisa will be among over 900 delegates from 180 member countries at the annual general meeting of W...
Fri 22 May 2015, 12:38 pm
GHANZI: Window of Hope is a non-government organisation created by Pastor Kuhuandi and his wife.
World
Wed 27 May 2015, 09:10 am
Six football officials have been arrested at a hotel in Zurich, Switzerland, over corruption charges at governing body Fifa, officials say.
Wed 20 May 2015, 00:23 am
The US has charged six Chinese nationals over the alleged theft of technology used in mobile phones.
Wed 13 May 2015, 15:00 pm
A Burundi army general says President Pierre Nkurunziza has been "overthrown", amid unrest over his bid to be re-elected for a third term.
Wed 06 May 2015, 17:33 pm
The co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps in March, Andreas Lubitz appears to have practised a rapid descent on a previous flight, a report by...
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