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Fri 20 Jan 2017, 16:13 pm
Today, January 20, 2017, marks a milestone in the history of the United States of America.
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 15:45 pm
Prince Harry is to champion a campaign to help protect endangered rhinos in Botswana.
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:33 pm
Occasionally I write poetry, but I’m not well schooled in the form. I like to read poetry slowly, perhaps a poem before sleeping or when I wake in the morning so I can th...
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:29 pm
Last week, I showed why in reality badimo (gods) were the same beings as bo-dimo (giants) – which, indeed, is why they are so similarly named. But sadly for us, we have e...
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Prince Harry is to champion a campaign to help protect endan...
19 January 2017
According to newly released Central Intelligence Agency (CIA...
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Today, January 20, 2017, marks a milestone in the history of...
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The Botswana Premier League (BPL) forensic audit instituted ...
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19 January 2017
Last year the SADC bloc nominated Botswana’s Minister of Int...

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Fri 20 Jan 2017, 15:45 pm
Prince Harry is to champion a campaign to help protect endangered rhinos in Botswana.
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 10:31 am
FRANCISTOWN: Police have nabbed the fifth escapee of the 18 who escaped from lawful custody at Gerald Estates Centre for Illegal Immigrants last Saturday.
Thu 19 Jan 2017, 18:00 pm
According to newly released Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) unclassified files produced in June 1984, the opposition had meetings with the then Botswana Defence Force (...
Thu 19 Jan 2017, 16:23 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Yet another campaign is looming against the assistant minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology Fidelis Molao as some residents of Seb...
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Thu 19 Jan 2017, 18:00 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: The provisional liquidator of the BCL Group, Nigel Dixon-Warren has said creditors will only get any payment if there is sufficient funds when the liquidat...
Thu 19 Jan 2017, 15:47 pm
Lack of funds is adversely hampering government efforts to rehabilitate and maintain major road network in the country, an official has said.
Wed 18 Jan 2017, 18:00 pm
Local transport company, 4MS Group Holdings yesterday expressed its disappointment at the Competition Authority (CA)’s decision to block its deal with Transport Holdings....
Wed 18 Jan 2017, 10:37 am
Barloworld Botswana is recalling about 28 Ford Kuga vehicles in the country, which are reported to be catching fire spontaneously. This comes after at least 47 Ford Kugas...
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Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:18 pm
The Botswana Premier League (BPL) forensic audit instituted late last year is out and has unearthed financial irregularities, Mmegi Sport has learnt.
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:16 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The invincible Ostriches resume the first of their season’s four encounters against defending champions Township Rollers with a BTC Premiership top of the ta...
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:12 pm
Three seasons ago, this meeting would have been dismissed as a mismatch. It was difficult to fathom a top of the table clash featuring Township Rollers but at the other e...
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:10 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Motlakase Power Dynamos have recalled their Ugandan marksman, Umar Ngobi ahead of the second round of the Debswana First Division North league, which promise...
Lifestyle
Thu 19 Jan 2017, 18:00 pm
Botswana’s own Vee Mampeezy is thrilled by the surprise nomination at the Metro FM Music Awards that was recently announced on Tuesday in South Africa.
Thu 19 Jan 2017, 15:39 pm
After retweeting a post saying he does not know who Kast, is Cassper Nyovest’s tweet seems to have put the local rapper back on the map with his Tlatsa Lebala project.
Thu 19 Jan 2017, 15:33 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Renowned Disc Jockey (DJ) Colastraw born Bonno Ngaka is set to release a new single that will enchant any lovebirds with its heart melting beats and lyrics.
Thu 19 Jan 2017, 15:33 pm
Two young upcoming local artists have released a smashing house single titled Khumbul’ekhaya.
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Fri 20 Jan 2017, 16:13 pm
Today, January 20, 2017, marks a milestone in the history of the United States of America.
Thu 19 Jan 2017, 15:57 pm
Comrade Mock Ntau has proved that he is a man of the people and is ready to take Tsabong North to greater heights again. His previous record as a councillor speaks volume...
Fri 13 Jan 2017, 15:33 pm
Most agree that 2016 was generally one to forget, with massive job cuts and a grinding drought, amidst other adverse socio-political developments. Staff Writer, MBONGENI ...
Thu 12 Jan 2017, 18:06 pm
Your Lordships, members of the Bar, I welcome you once more to the opening session of the Court of Appeal for 2017.
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Fri 20 Jan 2017, 16:13 pm
Today, January 20, 2017, marks a milestone in the history of the United States of America.
Fri 13 Jan 2017, 14:50 pm
Higher education is in a state of decay in Botswana with grave ramifications for the plight of young ones who should compete with their peers elsewhere in the global econ...
Fri 13 Jan 2017, 14:28 pm
Fables, the promoters that made history by bringing a high flying US rap star Rick Ross to Botswana are counting their losses because of a low turnout at the festival.
Fri 13 Jan 2017, 14:09 pm
The University of Botswana (UB) Council is under pressure to fire Vice Chancellor Professor Thabo Fako, Mmegi has learnt.
World
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 09:38 am
West African leaders have given Yahya Jammeh a final opportunity to relinquish power after Senegalese troops entered The Gambia.
Wed 18 Jan 2017, 13:54 pm
The Gambia's parliament has extended President Yahya Jammeh's term, which is due to end on Thursday following his defeat in elections, by 90 days.
Mon 09 Jan 2017, 10:41 am
Representatives of two indigenous groups in Namibia, the Herero and Nama peoples, have filed a class-action lawsuit against Germany in New York.
Mon 19 Dec 2016, 11:10 am
Zimbabwe's governing Zanu-PF party has confirmed President Robert Mugabe as its candidate for the 2018 elections.
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Wed 18 Jan 2017, 16:06 pm
Phillip Khwae, yo aneng a latlhegelwa mo ditlhophong tsa setšhaba tsa bopalamente tsa kgaolo ya Kgalagadi Bokone ka 2014, o supile fa ana le keletso ya go emela ditlhopho...
Wed 18 Jan 2017, 16:03 pm
Re dumela gore puso ya Botswana e dirile maiteko a le mmalwa mo dingwageng tse di fetileng a go thama ditiro, mme go lebega seemo sa letlhoko la ditiro se kubugela bontsi...
Wed 18 Jan 2017, 15:58 pm
Beke eno Botshelo bo ama Thakadu, motlokwa Nkuku Nkgwana Irene Segokgo mme bo mo fitlhela a kgobile kgetsi kwa ga gagwe, a akola bokgola jwa dipula tsa bosheng le botala ...
Wed 18 Jan 2017, 15:53 pm
Madume wetsho mme re simolola go bua nao ka boitumelo go go itsese fa kholomo ya gago ya mmamoratwa e boile gape. Maikaelelo a yone ke go tlôtla le Batswana ka botlhale j...
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Barack Obama's Farewell Address
Ten days before handing over to Donald Trump, US President Barack Obama gave a farewell address on January 10, 2017 in Chicago
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