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Wed 26 Apr 2017, 14:59 pm
It's an improbable love story that, in some countries, would violate social norms. A teenage student falls in love with his high school teacher and vows to marry her. Eve...
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 14:39 pm
Mochudi Centre Chiefs have been put under a transitional committee following months of internal fights over the control of the club. The two warring factions agreed in Fe...
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 14:39 pm
LOBATSE: Township Rollers head coach, Mogomotsi ‘Teenage’ Mpote says he does not perceive Jwaneng Galaxy as a threat in the BTC Premiership title race.
Tue 25 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
Production at Debswana Diamond Company was relatively flat in the first three months of the year as the company maintains its strategy of mining to match market demands.
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25 April 2017
PALAPYE: Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) general sec...
25 April 2017
Botswana Musicians Union (BOMU) will hold a public memorial ...
25 April 2017
The prosecution in the murder case of former Fairground Hold...
25 April 2017
MAUN: Gumare Police are still searching for a 30 year-old wo...
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25 April 2017
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Tue 25 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
Botswana Federation of Public, Private and Psrastatal Sector Union (BOFEPUSU) yesterday applied on urgent basis, for imprisonment of the Permanent Secretary to the Presid...
Tue 25 Apr 2017, 17:00 pm
The prosecution in the murder case of former Fairground Holdings chief executive officer has eased the bail conditions of the suspect, attorney Modise David and could pos...
Tue 25 Apr 2017, 16:59 pm
MAUN: Gumare Police are still searching for a 30 year-old woman who went missing while in company of her friends near Xauxau village during the Easter holidays.
Tue 25 Apr 2017, 16:57 pm
A University of Botswana (UB) lecturer, Gladys Mokhawa has argued that Botswana does not need a codified foreign policy, stating that the status quo is serving the countr...
Business
Tue 25 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
Production at Debswana Diamond Company was relatively flat in the first three months of the year as the company maintains its strategy of mining to match market demands.
Tue 25 Apr 2017, 16:29 pm
The performance of the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) took a knock in the first quarter of the year largely on the back of decreases in share prices of heavyweight compani...
Tue 25 Apr 2017, 16:21 pm
LOBATSE: The construction of the multi-million pula shopping mall at the Lobatse Bus Rank may commence earlier than 2019, Lobatse Town Council publicity officer, Segamets...
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 17:52 pm
Expansion of the Morupule Coal Mine (MCM), which was due to start in April next year, is hanging in the balance following revelations that its off takers, Marubeni Corpor...
Sport
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 14:39 pm
Mochudi Centre Chiefs have been put under a transitional committee following months of internal fights over the control of the club. The two warring factions agreed in Fe...
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 14:39 pm
LOBATSE: Township Rollers head coach, Mogomotsi ‘Teenage’ Mpote says he does not perceive Jwaneng Galaxy as a threat in the BTC Premiership title race.
Tue 25 Apr 2017, 16:11 pm
The Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Thapelo Olopeng has pledged support for the men’s 4x400m relay team after the historic moment in Bahamas...
Tue 25 Apr 2017, 16:10 pm
University of Botswana (UB) Rhinos have put a firm foot forward early on in the Super Rugby League campaign.
Lifestyle
Tue 25 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Just Gospel TV show winner, Keobokile Kemodise has said that the organisers are quiet on their promise of a record deal after she won the show last year Augu...
Tue 25 Apr 2017, 16:15 pm
Botswana Musicians Union (BOMU) will hold a public memorial service for media personality and rapper, Steez on Thursday at Civic Centre in Gaborone at 5pm.
Tue 25 Apr 2017, 16:11 pm
South African music mogul and businessman Tebello ‘Tibz’ Motsoane is set to headline the second annual Sneaker Expo this coming Saturday at Molapo Piazza.
Tue 25 Apr 2017, 16:11 pm
Poets have the ability to inspire and motivate one to reach new heights with just mere words while some poets, on the other hand, are also unique in terms of their contex...
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Fri 21 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
As President Ian Khama sets in motion a journey to vacate office next year April 1, and hands over the baton of power to Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi, Mmegi Staff Wri...
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 13:09 pm
Attention is brought to your April 14 frontpage headline, ‘Maele in land drama’, whose sole purpose is clearly to impute and insinuate corruption and underhand dealings b...
Wed 19 Apr 2017, 15:44 pm
Term one for Public Schools has come to an end (11 April2017).
Thu 13 Apr 2017, 14:13 pm
Global politics have drastically changed direction in the last six months and the world is heading towards a three-year turbulence, which will be harsh, and potentially c...
Features
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 18:04 pm
On the sidelines of the annual diplomats conference, Mmegi caught up with Botswana’s Ambassador to Belgium and European Union, Samuel Outlule who tells us that Brexit has...
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
When the Earthquake struck on the night of April 4, one family in Mahalapye said they locked themselves in their house because they thought the tremors were caused by ele...
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 17:58 pm
Shanghai and Beijing are the two cities that ring a bell whenever China is mentioned. Both cities are often cited as evidence of China’s economic success story but some m...
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 17:56 pm
Nearly every family in Botswana had a relative who joined the trek to South Africa, whose mines in the last decades provided much needed employment to the regional econom...
World
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 14:59 pm
It's an improbable love story that, in some countries, would violate social norms. A teenage student falls in love with his high school teacher and vows to marry her. Eve...
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 13:19 pm
Fresh evidence suggests that Malaysia Airlines flight 370 is most likely located to the north of a main search zone, Australian scientists say.
Wed 19 Apr 2017, 17:30 pm
China says it is seriously concerned about North Korean nuclear development, in the wake of a BBC interview with a top official from the North.
Tue 04 Apr 2017, 16:37 pm
At least 58 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a suspected chemical attack on a rebel-held town in north-western Syria, a monitoring group says.
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Thu 20 Apr 2017, 15:01 pm
Baokamela mapodise mo dikgaolong ka go farologana go ralala lefatshe leno, ba re le fa ditiragalo tsa borukhutlhi di wetse tlase ka malatsi a Paseka monongwaga, boitshwar...
Thu 20 Apr 2017, 14:56 pm
Go ne go fetile dikgwedi basimane ba ntse ba sa bonale kwa ga Mma Ditshenyegelo. Letsatsi leo, ba dumalana gore maropeng go a boelwa.
Thu 20 Apr 2017, 14:53 pm
Puso ya lefatshe leno, e tlhagafaletse go diragatsa maikaelelo a yone a go atolosa thulaganyo ya go ema nokeng basadi ba lefatshe leno.
Thu 20 Apr 2017, 14:53 pm
Ba ba itseng ba re, fa molao o dirwa, o a bo o direlwa go re babalela kana go re sireletsa, e seng go re gatelela. A mme re dumela seo? Nnyaa.
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BDF Day 2017
The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) held their annual BDF Day on Saturday at the National Stadium in Gaborone. BDF is commemorating their 40th year anniversary.
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Elephants Without Borders (EWB) team collaring elephants in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR). Video by Thalefang Charles
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