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Thabo Masilo’s uncle Mompoloki Mohutshiwa changed the statement he initially gave police on his nephew’s whereabouts on the date he (Masilo) allegedly robbed and raped a ...
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 14:14 pm
First National Bank Botswana (FNBB) has brought another first to digitalised banking with the adoption of social media as a channel to provide service to its customers.
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 13:32 pm
With Michael ’Dignash’ Morapedi in the house, the Gaborone International Music and Culture Week comedy night at Gaborone Sun was set to be exciting and indeed lived up to...
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 12:59 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Defending champions, Township Rollers routed struggling hosts BR Highlanders 7-0 in a one-sided Premier League duel at a fully packed Selebi-Phikwe Stadium...
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Thabo Masilo’s uncle Mompoloki Mohutshiwa changed the statem...
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The Ministry of Health (MoH) joined hands with traditional h...
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01 September 2014
A citizen who was imprisoned by the intelligence agency, the...
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Mon 01 Sep 2014, 11:11 am
Thabo Masilo’s uncle Mompoloki Mohutshiwa changed the statement he initially gave police on his nephew’s whereabouts on the date he (Masilo) allegedly robbed and raped a ...
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 11:27 am
A citizen who was imprisoned by the intelligence agency, the DIS, after making a nasty remark about President Ian Khama after buying a copy of The Monitor newspaper is sm...
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 11:05 am
The Ministry of Health (MoH) joined hands with traditional healers recently to celebrate the African Traditional Medicine Week (ATMW) in Mokobaxane in Boteti Sub-District...
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 10:56 am
Five co-authors of the latest study on Ebola were killed by the virus before their research was published, highlighting the huge risks undertaken by those working to comb...
Business
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 14:14 pm
First National Bank Botswana (FNBB) has brought another first to digitalised banking with the adoption of social media as a channel to provide service to its customers.
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 14:14 pm
The new platinum Exchange Traded Funds (ETF), NewPlat is expected to perform higher than other ETFs, as demand for platinum is high in the market.
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 14:01 pm
The Minister of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism, Tshekedi Khama has expressed concern over the slow internet connectivity in the country.
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 14:00 pm
The Ministry of Finance and Development Planning through the Population and Development Coordination Section (PDC), in collaboration with UNDP are organising a Stakeholde...
Sport
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 12:59 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Defending champions, Township Rollers routed struggling hosts BR Highlanders 7-0 in a one-sided Premier League duel at a fully packed Selebi-Phikwe Stadium...
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 12:45 pm
Former treasurer, Lesego Master Maifala bounced back to the Botswana Table Tennis Association (BTTA) leadership, this time as president, during elections on Friday night ...
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 12:51 pm
Police XI 2 (Kawashu, Seleka) Nico 2 (Moyo, Makgantai)
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 12:47 pm
Letlapeng 0 Gunners 1 Extension Gunners registered their first win of the season, overcoming rookies Letlapeng in a tightly contested Premier League match at SSKB y...
Lifestyle
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 13:32 pm
With Michael ’Dignash’ Morapedi in the house, the Gaborone International Music and Culture Week comedy night at Gaborone Sun was set to be exciting and indeed lived up to...
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 13:03 pm
After building up the hype and raising people’s curiosity, the inaugural Gaborone International Music and Culture Week opened its doors to the public last Wednesday with ...
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 13:02 pm
Euri, MMP Family and Noello opened the Gaborone International Music festival in style on Saturday.
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 12:59 pm
The recently departed political leader Gomolemo Motswaled was honoured at the Maharaj on Saturday by the UCCSA Trinity Church Choir, for being the torch bearer in transf...
Opinion & Analysis
Mon 25 Aug 2014, 16:30 pm
Following the questionable win of the current SRC elections last semester, in just a month, UDC led SRC with their president have proven to be a shame, a joke and an abso...
Mon 25 Aug 2014, 16:24 pm
I was at Gomolemo Motswaledi’s funeral. I was sitting inside the tent - the main tent - and was seating near bo Quett Masire, Duke Lefhoko, Nonofo Molefi, Phillip Makgale...
Mon 18 Aug 2014, 15:00 pm
For some time, concerns about democracy in Botswana being threatened appeared to be confined to a few isolated voices. They were quickly dismissed by the well oiled prop...
Mon 18 Aug 2014, 14:26 pm
If you can’t believe God for small things, you won’t believe Him for bigger things. About three weeks ago, I lost my cd bag full of CDs. My only efforts to find them was ...
Features
Mon 18 Aug 2014, 15:13 pm
Popular Botswana Police Itshireletse television programme actor, Inspector Kenneth Baya Nkomo who was popularly known as “Judas Judas”, was a rare talent to hit Botswan...
Mon 09 Jun 2014, 10:24 am
Palapye resident Ethel Gampone is waiting with bated breath for the fate of her Nandos Franchise rumoured to be among the leading money spinners in the country.
Mon 26 May 2014, 16:39 pm
The greater Gaborone area has been affected by illegal sand mining which has forced the authorities to stop issuing licenses. Villagers are complaining of being deprived ...
Mon 12 May 2014, 11:29 am
Producing a portrait of any person is not an easy task. It is strange that when I undertook to produce the portrait of Patrick van Rensburg to celebrate the 50th annivers...
World
Mon 11 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
Five artillery shells hit a high-security prison on the outskirts of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine last night, sparking a riot in which 106 inmates escaped, local officials ...
Sat 21 Jun 2014, 17:33 pm
The football showdown between Japan and Greece ended in a scoreless draw, but the Japanese fans scored top points from the clean-up crew after leaving the stands of the s...
Tue 03 Jun 2014, 07:09 am
Security officials "routinely" rape women in prisons in DR Congo as punishment for their political activities, a UK-based charity says.
Fri 23 May 2014, 18:16 pm
Tupac's last words before he died were "F*** YOU" ... and he said them to a cop -- at least that's what the police is now saying.
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