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Fri 26 May 2017, 15:46 pm
No one wants to be subjected to physical pain or any sort of hurt. However, there is a thin line between pain and pleasure, that cannot be ignored where through the pain ...
Fri 26 May 2017, 15:45 pm
Having started off in a hip-hop dance crew, Kalima Mipata has grown to be one of the most creative contemporary dancers in the country. He has come to be appreciated for ...
Fri 26 May 2017, 15:43 pm
One Love Jam Sessions and Moratiwa Productions will be hosting Bohemian Nights, an event where music, dance and theatre will be fused together.
Fri 26 May 2017, 15:30 pm
As is already public knowledge, the founder of Mmegi, of the Brigades and driver of the concept of Education with Production in Botswana, Patrick van Rensburg, passed awa...
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24 May 2017
The Botswana Network on Ethics Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA) has...
24 May 2017
While Batswana are struggling with high costs of electricity...
26 May 2017
No one wants to be subjected to physical pain or any sort of...
26 May 2017
One Love Jam Sessions and Moratiwa Productions will be hosti...
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Wed 24 May 2017, 18:00 pm
While Batswana are struggling with high costs of electricity and water, Members of Parliament (MPs) have, for the past two-and-half years, been enjoying free electricity ...
Wed 24 May 2017, 15:19 pm
The investigating officer (IO) in a case in which five men are on trial for the alleged murder of a Gaborone North security guard told the Court the accused volunteered i...
Wed 24 May 2017, 15:19 pm
FRANCISTOWN: A Maun man’s application to be granted bail hit a snag before the High Court here yesterday. He is charged with rape, robbery and stealing from a person.
Wed 24 May 2017, 15:16 pm
Extension II Magistrate Ntombizodwa Ncube has threatened to issue a warrant of arrest against the investigating officer (IO), Detective Senior Superintendent Sergeant Mar...
Business
Wed 24 May 2017, 18:00 pm
The pressure on Gaborone’s office property market is seen tightening this year as the coming on stream of new buildings will further weaken demand for secondary space.
Wed 24 May 2017, 15:00 pm
The growth and development of air services in Africa could be undermined by restrictive bilateral agreements of most intra-African aviation markets, the Civil Aviation Au...
Wed 24 May 2017, 14:59 pm
PALAPYE: Palapye Business Expo- Youth Entrepreneurship fair that will be held from May 27-28 is expected to empower and equip small, medium & micro enterprise businesses ...
Tue 23 May 2017, 18:00 pm
Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) listed Turnstar Holdings has extended its portfolio to the Middle East by acquiring a P85 million five-storey building at one of Dubai’s upc...
Sport
Fri 26 May 2017, 14:59 pm
With the league ending tomorrow, the focus shifts to the players’ movements, as teams look to bolster their squads ahead of the new season. However arguably the most lucr...
Fri 26 May 2017, 14:56 pm
Zebras’ coach Peter Butler has rang changes in latest senior national squad named yesterday. Butler called up a 26-man squad that is set to compete in the COSAFA Cup, 201...
Fri 26 May 2017, 14:55 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Motlakase Power Dynamos and Uniao Flamingo Santos clash in the decisive second leg of the BTC Premiership promotional play-offs in Palapye tomorrow. The firs...
Fri 26 May 2017, 14:52 pm
With the 2016/2017 season coming to an end this weekend, Mmegi correspondent TUMELO MOUWANE traces back Extension Gunners interim coach, Itumeleng Duicker’s six-week jour...
Lifestyle
Fri 26 May 2017, 15:46 pm
No one wants to be subjected to physical pain or any sort of hurt. However, there is a thin line between pain and pleasure, that cannot be ignored where through the pain ...
Fri 26 May 2017, 15:45 pm
Having started off in a hip-hop dance crew, Kalima Mipata has grown to be one of the most creative contemporary dancers in the country. He has come to be appreciated for ...
Fri 26 May 2017, 15:43 pm
One Love Jam Sessions and Moratiwa Productions will be hosting Bohemian Nights, an event where music, dance and theatre will be fused together.
Wed 24 May 2017, 18:00 pm
People gave him the nickname Black because of the colour of his skin, but that did not put him down, rather it inspired an idea to create a clothing line called Black Ski...
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Wed 24 May 2017, 15:05 pm
The Botswana National Front (BNF) sent a Central Committee (CC) delegation to attend the Moses Kotane public lecture in Rustenburg, North West Province on May 21, 2017.
Fri 19 May 2017, 11:51 am
The Botswana National Front (BNF) would like to thank Batlokwa and the general Tlokweng residents who have shown their unending confidence in both the BNF and Umbrella fo...
Fri 19 May 2017, 11:50 am
Coming from the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) of UDC, a party that arguably had the most progressive political message going into 2014 elections (forget about the outcome...
Fri 12 May 2017, 12:05 pm
Recognising and extolling good character traits in others is an action we are naturally primed to do. We celebrate the Mother Teresas, the Desmond Tutus, and the Oprahs o...
Features
Fri 26 May 2017, 15:30 pm
As is already public knowledge, the founder of Mmegi, of the Brigades and driver of the concept of Education with Production in Botswana, Patrick van Rensburg, passed awa...
Fri 19 May 2017, 12:09 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 Writ...
Fri 19 May 2017, 12:05 pm
In January 2016, President Ian Khama engineered a last minute deal to save Lesotho from a SADC suspension, a lunchtime masterstroke crafted when some Heads of State had a...
Fri 19 May 2017, 12:05 pm
It is a period of opposites. The opposite of being dragged over the coals and the opposite of a baptism of fire. New Bank of Botswana (BoB ) governor, Moses Pelaelo has r...
World
Thu 18 May 2017, 09:44 am
A former FBI boss has been named special counsel to oversee an inquiry into Russia's alleged meddling in the election and any Trump campaign ties.
Wed 10 May 2017, 09:19 am
US President Donald Trump has fired the director of the FBI over his handling of the inquiry into Hillary Clinton's emails, the administration says.
Tue 09 May 2017, 10:09 am
Emmanuel Macron took his first steps as France's president-elect on Monday but faces a tough task establishing a team that can govern effectively.
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...
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Wed 24 May 2017, 16:16 pm
Cedric Ntloane Bapela e ne e se ene fela motshabi mo Botswana yo botshelo jwa gagwe boneng bole mo diphatseng. O ne a tshela ka go fetola matilelo mme ka dinako dingwe a ...
Wed 24 May 2017, 15:59 pm
Lefatshe la Botswana go lebega le santse le na le tiro e tona ya go ruta banna ka go lwantsha kgokgontsho ya bong, bogolo jang mo go basading le bana ba basetsana ka bann...
Wed 24 May 2017, 15:59 pm
E rile dilo di ise di nne dintsi, di ise di tlale lefatshe, e ne e a re Motswana a bua ka bojalwa, a bo a raya bojalwa jwa Setswana kgotsa jwa mabele, jo a neng a bo itir...
Wed 24 May 2017, 15:53 pm
Mmualebe yo o fetileng o ne a bua ka lefoko ‘go fatlhoga.’ Kgang ya rona e ne ya simolola e bua ka seemo sa temo ya ngwaga ono.
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UDC retains Tlokweng
Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) easily retained the Tlokweng constituency on Saturday with a convincing victory. Masego Segokgo beat the ruling BDP's Elijah Katse and independent candidate Shirley Segokgo by 4635, 2156 and 57 respectively. PICS: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
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Mapantsula parade at Thamaga
Mapantsula are back and they have started to hold monthly joint parades around the country. THALEFANG CHARLES followed their April parade that was staged at Thamaga last weekend
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