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Botswana Congress Party (BCP) members were overwhelmed by excitement on Saturday as their party unveiled the presidential tour bus which started its journey on that day f...
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Youth enterprises in Gaborone that were funded under the Youth Development Fund seem to be performing well with a larger percentage of them surviving beyond the five-yea...
Mon 22 Sep 2014, 15:44 pm
South African jazz giant, Ringo Madlingozi performed at an event dubbed Barclays@play on Friday. This is after Barclays Bank Botswana brought another South African act, B...
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Double Action FC goalkeeper Peggy ‘Spider’ Segokgo was the only difference between Meat Girls FC(BMC) and the three points as BMC succumbed 2-0 to the champions at Bosel...
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Mon 22 Sep 2014, 17:06 pm
Botswana Congress Party (BCP) members were overwhelmed by excitement on Saturday as their party unveiled the presidential tour bus which started its journey on that day f...
Mon 22 Sep 2014, 16:51 pm
While Muslims, Rastafarians and Herero women have been allowed to proudly pose with their religious headgears for passport and Omang pictures, the ZCC’s hats and berets a...
Mon 22 Sep 2014, 16:41 pm
The Minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology, Johnnie Swartz, has appealed to the private sector to join hands with government to build a strong vibrant constru...
Mon 22 Sep 2014, 16:45 pm
Batswana seem to be on a cultural renaissance. This is best displayed by the recent high number of cultural activities undertaken across the country.
Business
Mon 22 Sep 2014, 16:03 pm
Youth enterprises in Gaborone that were funded under the Youth Development Fund seem to be performing well with a larger percentage of them surviving beyond the five-yea...
Mon 22 Sep 2014, 15:30 pm
Bank Gaborone has launched a free valuation campaign for home ownership, which runs from September 1st to December 31st, 2014.
Mon 22 Sep 2014, 15:51 pm
Government says it will take definitive action in the 2015/16 financial years to allow tertiary students who are about to graduate a chance to practice training in variou...
Mon 22 Sep 2014, 15:50 pm
Copper miner Discovery Metals Limited (DML) has placed the development of its Zeta underground mine, at the Boseto copper project, near Maun, on hold.
Sport
Mon 22 Sep 2014, 15:31 pm
Double Action FC goalkeeper Peggy ‘Spider’ Segokgo was the only difference between Meat Girls FC(BMC) and the three points as BMC succumbed 2-0 to the champions at Bosel...
Mon 22 Sep 2014, 15:30 pm
Sharps Electrical FC have beaten Rolling Boys 2-1 in the Debswana First Division League-South match played on Saturday. Sharps scored in both halves through Modibedi Mot...
Mon 22 Sep 2014, 15:00 pm
Namibian striker, Jerome Louis’ solitary strike against Notwane on Friday was enough to hand Township Rollers their fourth victory of the season. The defending champions ...
Mon 22 Sep 2014, 14:39 pm
Moemedi Moatlhaping scored a last minute penalty to seal a 2-1 victory over resilient Maun side, Sankoyo Bush Bucks in a tightly contested match played in Lobatse on Satu...
Lifestyle
Mon 15 Sep 2014, 15:11 pm
KANYE: Themed ‘Ngwao Mokgabo Wa Rona’, Mmakgodumo Heritage Festival, held at Mmakgodumo dam attracted multitudes, who went to be part of a very important day for Bangwake...
Mon 15 Sep 2014, 15:08 pm
The Kopong kgotla was packed with people who were there to celebrate culture through the Dikgafela Festival.
Mon 08 Sep 2014, 11:11 am
Despite a late start, the well-attended Absolut ELYX Lounge launch turned out to be a beautiful affair on Friday. The lounge, which is at the Lansmore rooftop, was by 9:0...
Mon 08 Sep 2014, 11:05 am
It is election year and those who are politically inclined are swiftly positioning themselves for October 24. Well, comedians are finding a way to be part of the game.
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Mon 15 Sep 2014, 11:34 am
Voter Apathy in general & Youth Voter Apathy in particular remains a major challenge in Botswana. Thus the rationale plus hypothesis of the 4th October 1997 Referendum th...
Mon 08 Sep 2014, 12:18 pm
It has been argued by the privileged group in the society that giving to the needy is a Christian virtue and as Batswana is a sign of our botho.
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 10:06 am
I’m writing to you today in connection with Woodhall police station. Each time when we complain about something or want to make a case, they don’t want to attend to it. T...
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 10:06 am
For Batswana, not only the UDC, Sir G was the best we have ever had; a very well seasoned and impeccable politician, one who stood for principle and nothing else. He was ...
Features
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 10:49 am
“I have, in the last several weeks, watched with utter horror how the media has, day after day, and week after week, accused me of great crimes, tried me of those crimes,...
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 ...
World
Mon 15 Sep 2014, 15:00 pm
The Colombian women's cycling team have gone all Brazilian it seems - judging by the latest unveiling of their sporty strip.
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.
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