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African Woodwork is penetrating the local industry with its unique furniture products that are appealing even to the corporate world. The company, owned by Limkokwing Uni...
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The Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA) recently moved fast to fire employees found guilty of contravening its general conditions of service. The employees ...
Mon 18 Jun 2018, 18:00 pm
The first Botswana Musicians Union (BOMU) carnival music festival that was billed to be a picture-perfect music show failed to live up to expectations.
Mon 18 Jun 2018, 13:45 pm
As was expected, the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has retained the Moshupa/Manyana constituency.
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Mon 18 Jun 2018, 18:00 pm
The Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA) recently moved fast to fire employees found guilty of contravening its general conditions of service. The employees ...
Mon 18 Jun 2018, 13:45 pm
Political analyst, Leonard Sesa says the outcome of Moshupa/Manyana constituency by-election has confirmed that there is need for Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) to ...
Mon 18 Jun 2018, 13:45 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Township Rollers captain, Ditshupo Maano this week started submitting proposals to companies and individuals for sponsorship to build a proper health facil...
Mon 18 Jun 2018, 13:45 pm
FRANCISTOWN: In a move that will come as a surprise to many, former Botswana Congress Party (BCP) activist, Tebogo Duna has thrown his name in the ring to contest the rul...
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Mon 18 Jun 2018, 18:00 pm
African Woodwork is penetrating the local industry with its unique furniture products that are appealing even to the corporate world. The company, owned by Limkokwing Uni...
Mon 18 Jun 2018, 13:06 pm
The Botswana Milling Association (BMA) is reeling from effects of the wheat levy, which has affected investor confidence and might result in 120 job losses as businesses ...
Mon 18 Jun 2018, 13:06 pm
The Botswana Agricultural Marketing Board (BAMB) says it is currently importing maize after the Strategic Grain Reserves (SGR) ran down on the maize grain's stock.
Mon 18 Jun 2018, 13:04 pm
The collaboration between the Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH) and Kalahari Secrets, producers of donkey milk products, is a move aimed at seeing the Hub assisting in the de...
Sport
Mon 18 Jun 2018, 12:57 pm
PALAPYE: Gaborone United (GU) converged in the village for a special assembly to address their financial predicament over the weekend, but the members who were hopeful fo...
Mon 18 Jun 2018, 12:57 pm
South African midfielder, Teko Modise launched his biography 'The Curse Of Teko Modise'in Botswana at the Botho University on Friday evening. The Gaborone launch was a cu...
Mon 18 Jun 2018, 12:57 pm
The local sport fraternity could soon have new kid on the block as Botswana Cheerleading Federation is at advanced stages of securing Botswana National Sports Commission ...
Mon 18 Jun 2018, 12:57 pm
The Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) was left with an egg on the face on Saturday as they could not operate a timing machine. The machine was to be used during the BA...
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Mon 18 Jun 2018, 18:00 pm
The first Botswana Musicians Union (BOMU) carnival music festival that was billed to be a picture-perfect music show failed to live up to expectations.
Mon 18 Jun 2018, 13:03 pm
People somehow always find a way to go back in time and relive their past. This is reflected in The Grand Palm Hotel's 70s and 80s party, held every year to remind people...
Mon 11 Jun 2018, 18:00 pm
After releasing his latest single Hisa Hisa on Wednesday featuring ATI, Motlha Mompe, with the former in tow, performed the single at his One Night With Motlha show on Sa...
Mon 11 Jun 2018, 13:04 pm
Last Saturday was supposed to be Motlha's big night and moment, however, Zimbabwean-born artist Bekezela Bothwell Nkomo of Bekezela fame stole the main act’s show and t...
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Mon 11 Jun 2018, 13:16 pm
This week we continue our journey on Stakeholder engagement and review milestones on our quest to be visible and transparent to all. Having on the last article highlighte...
Mon 11 Jun 2018, 13:13 pm
Let me acknowledge the many writings and opinions on the issue of human resource in public schools in Botswana. Yes our public schools have experienced a downward trend i...
Mon 04 Jun 2018, 12:54 pm
We at the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) join you and the world to celebrate your being on your day, to recognise the i...
Mon 04 Jun 2018, 12:51 pm
In the absence of love between parties involved, a relationship is as good as non-existent. In the same vein modern day learning has Information and Communication Technol...
Features
Mon 21 May 2018, 14:55 pm
LUANDA, ANGOLA: I have never been more confused by Jesus Christ until this day. We arrived late afternoon at the Museu Nacional da Escravatura I had no idea what this mea...
Mon 14 May 2018, 13:56 pm
A missive from the Angolan highlands by Staff Writer Thalefang Charles, who has spent days waiting for a helicopter on a National Geographic (NatGeo) expedition at the r...
Mon 09 Apr 2018, 17:26 pm
FRANCISTOWN: In Botswana, as is the case with most African countries, people who live in rural settlements tend to stick together unlike their kith and kin in urban areas...
Mon 12 Mar 2018, 18:35 pm
Once an island of peace, Tlokweng, located a a short distance east of Gaborone has turned into a haven for criminals. The Monitor Staff Writer, PINI BOTHOKO observes that...
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Fri 08 Jun 2018, 16:02 pm
Stakeholders in the Education sector have been informed that the process of registration of qualification is expected to start by end of this month.
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 16:00 pm
Botswana Qualifications Authority says it has so far received 19 applications from Higher Education Providers also known as tertiary education institutions for registrati...
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 15:58 pm
Botswana Qualifications Authority has moved to ensure that all learners at local registered and accredited Education and Training Providers are protected and enabled to g...
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 15:56 pm
Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA) recently celebrated higher education and Trainers Providers who are fore-runners of providers, that is, those that have been regis...
World
Tue 12 Jun 2018, 09:14 am
Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have become the first sitting US president and North Korean leader to meet, an unprecedented development after a year of exchanging threats.
Tue 29 May 2018, 08:56 am
A privately funded search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has drawn to a close.
Tue 17 Apr 2018, 06:00 am
Chemical weapons inspectors in Syria will be permitted to visit the site of an alleged chemical attack on Wednesday, Russia has said.
Mon 26 Feb 2018, 15:02 pm
A Tanzanian opposition MP has been handed a five-month prison sentence after being found guilty of defaming President John Magufuli, The Citizen news site reports.
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Molebatsi sworn in as MP
Member of Parliament (MP) for Mochudi East Bright Moagi Molebatsi was sworn in as MP at the beginning of the third meeting of the fourth session of the 11th Parliament yesterday. Molebatsi won the Mochudi East bye-elections on the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) ticket on April 21. Mochudi East seat became vacant after the death of Isaac Davids. Molebatsi was voted by 4,402 people, BDP’s Mpho Moruakgomo managed 3,284 votes, Independent candidate Japhta Radibe got 130 votes while 76 were s...
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President Mokgweetsi Masisi's opening remarks at his first Press Conference at President of Botswana
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