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A top secret intelligence report on an operation coded 'Tholwana-Borethe that was leaked to the press ahead of the violent Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) congress ...
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 15:16 pm
Troubled Copyright Society of Botswana (COSBOTS) will finally hold their annual general meeting this Saturday at Paddock Conference Centre and a number of industry player...
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 15:11 pm
OP Advertising in association with Edouard Miasnikov Agencies (South Africa) is proud to announce the Southern African tour of the Stars of the Ballet Russia. The show wi...
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 15:09 pm
The recently held President’s Day Celebrations Fashion Show gave participants a platform to showcase their talent, but some of the works seemed to be lacking creativity e...
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A top secret intelligence report on an operation coded 'Thol...
21 July 2017
Boyo ‘Oris’ Radipotsane was reportedly never informed about ...
21 July 2017
The recently held President’s Day Celebrations Fashion Show ...
20 July 2017
Police acted quickly to nab suspects in the armed robbery at...
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20 July 2017
The events that took place in Bobonong over the weekend are ...

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Thu 20 Jul 2017, 18:00 pm
After the bloody weekend split, the two warring factions of the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) have returned to their respective corners with neither willing to be...
Thu 20 Jul 2017, 16:31 pm
Police acted quickly to nab suspects in the armed robbery at Bull & Bush pub, in which P80,000 was stolen yesterday morning.
Thu 20 Jul 2017, 16:20 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) president Dumelang Saleshando has condemned the ruling party’s culture of unilaterally making decisions without involving o...
Thu 20 Jul 2017, 16:12 pm
LOBATSE: In the second incident of its kind this year, a foetus estimated to be six-months old was found abandoned in Woodhall 1 ward on Friday.
Business
Thu 20 Jul 2017, 18:00 pm
The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) latest Technical Assistance report on public investment management has revealed that the Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) are no...
Thu 20 Jul 2017, 15:24 pm
The Botswana Development Corporation’s (BDC) new strategy of increasing debt investments and reduce equity exposures will go a long way in addressing its legacy of high r...
Fri 14 Jul 2017, 18:00 pm
Pula Steel is headed for a change of ownership as it emerges that founders of the company, the Verma Family will not participate in a P28 million capital call, a developm...
Fri 14 Jul 2017, 16:29 pm
When government started issuing export permits last year for trading in donkey meat and hides to the Asian market, it had an ambitious objective to create economic opport...
Sport
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 15:08 pm
Boyo ‘Oris’ Radipotsane was reportedly never informed about his dismissal after he saw his reign cut short after just two games in charge of the Zebras.
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 15:06 pm
Emboldened Isaac Makwala arrives in Monaco, France in blistering form after a stunning double seven days ago, sent a chilling reminder about the 30-year-old’s ability.
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 15:05 pm
FRANCISTOWN: South Africa’s giants Kaizer Chiefs will this weekend descend on the Francistown Sports Complex to face off with Township Rollers in a pre-season friendly. T...
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 15:04 pm
David Bright has returned to take charge of the Zebras at a critical time when the national side is haplessly lying in the intensive care.
Lifestyle
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 15:16 pm
Troubled Copyright Society of Botswana (COSBOTS) will finally hold their annual general meeting this Saturday at Paddock Conference Centre and a number of industry player...
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 15:11 pm
OP Advertising in association with Edouard Miasnikov Agencies (South Africa) is proud to announce the Southern African tour of the Stars of the Ballet Russia. The show wi...
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 15:09 pm
The recently held President’s Day Celebrations Fashion Show gave participants a platform to showcase their talent, but some of the works seemed to be lacking creativity e...
Thu 20 Jul 2017, 15:03 pm
Multitudes thronged the Sir Seretse Khama Barracks on July 16 for the 10th President’s Day Traditional song, dance and dikhwaere competitions.
Tribute To Sir Ketumile Masire
Opinion & Analysis
Fri 14 Jul 2017, 16:10 pm
It is my singular honour and great privilege to grace the South African Communist Party’s Congress (SACP).
Wed 12 Jul 2017, 16:17 pm
BRUSSELS – Central banks have a problem: growth in much of the world is accelerating, but inflation has failed to take off. Of course, for most people, growth without inf...
Fri 07 Jul 2017, 17:16 pm
As the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) delegates congregate in Tonota for the 37th elective congress, President Ian Khama will be the cynosure of all eyes as he ac...
Fri 07 Jul 2017, 16:11 pm
Former president, Sir Ketumile Masire worked with Ian Khama for many years, the latter as deputy commander of the armed forces from Masire’s time as Vice President (1965-...
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Fri 21 Jul 2017, 15:54 pm
A top secret intelligence report on an operation coded 'Tholwana-Borethe that was leaked to the press ahead of the violent Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) congress ...
Fri 14 Jul 2017, 15:57 pm
In 2013, a local promoter Zenzele Hirschfield had a social responsibility initiative she called Ten Good Deeds. In one of the deeds, (I do not remember the other nine) sh...
Fri 14 Jul 2017, 15:48 pm
In a three and a half minute speech, that to many shocked listeners must have sounded much longer, French leader, Emmanuel Macron, this week stunned Africa with rehashed ...
Fri 14 Jul 2017, 15:36 pm
As China ramps up its threats against Botswana over the opening of doors to the Dalai Lama, a month-long study by Mmegi hints at the reasons a country of two million peop...
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Fri 30 Jun 2017, 20:08 pm
Renowned as a master farmer in his home village of Kanye and beyond, Sir Ketumile Masire met his march in Vlado Rubezic, somewhere around 1993 when he walked into Feed Ce...
Fri 30 Jun 2017, 20:08 pm
Tautona wa lefatshe la Zimbabwe Robert Gabriel Mugabe a re tautona wa bobedi wa lefatshe la Botswana, yo o neng a bolokwa maabane, Sir Quett Ketumile Joni Masire e ne e ...
Fri 30 Jun 2017, 20:08 pm
Tautona wa lefatshe la Botswana Lt General Dr Ian Khama a re tautona ya bobedi ya lefatshe la Botswana, Sir QuettKetumile Joni Masire o segile tema e tona thata ka nako y...
Thu 29 Jun 2017, 14:14 pm
On May 6, a host of farmers, especially those who till the soil gathered at Mosesidi Farm 10 belonging, incidentally to a farmer who share Sir Ketumile Masire’s name, Que...
World
Fri 07 Jul 2017, 20:00 pm
Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have discussed the alleged Russian hacking of last year's US presidential election during their first meeting.
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 10:44 am
Four Arab states have sent Qatar a list of 13 demands it must meet if it wants them to lift their sanctions.
Fri 16 Jun 2017, 10:17 am
The estranged wife of incoming Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has been shot dead two days before his inauguration.
Mon 05 Jun 2017, 11:34 am
Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of destabilising the region.
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Thu 20 Jul 2017, 16:53 pm
Motshwarelela Mookamedi wa Lephata la Mesepele le Ipabalelo tseleng, Bokhutlo Modukanele a re ntswa puso e sena maikaelelo ape mo bo gompienong, a go laola gore dikhombi ...
Thu 20 Jul 2017, 16:41 pm
Pego e e sa tswang go rebolwa ke lephata la Botsogo le Boitekanelo e bolela fa kago ya kokelo e ntsha ya Tsabong e tla agiwa ka fa tlase ga lenaneo la ditlhabololo la NDP...
Thu 20 Jul 2017, 16:37 pm
Ditiragalo tsa mafelo a beke kwa Bobonong, kwa bokopang jwa BMD, di tlogetse batho bale bantsi ba gamaregile.
Thu 20 Jul 2017, 16:36 pm
Bogologolo Batswana ba santse ba tshela ka nama ya diphologolo tsa naga, e ne e re banna ba bolola go ya letsomo ba tseye dibolai ka go farologana, jaaka direkere, melamu...
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BMD Stones War at Bobonong
Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) warring factions faced off each other at the Main entrance of Matshekge Hill Secondary School on Saturday. The Pilane faction hired the untrained security men to man the gate while the Ndaba faction brought its own people to demand access into the congress venue. Pictures, THALEFANG CHARLES
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Why does Botswana need expensive fighter jets? - Swedish media interrogate Khama
President Ian Khama defends govt's intension to purchase expensive fighter jets in Sweden. Khama is currently on a controversial state visit in Sweden where he trying to get a deal of procuring eight to 12 Gripen fighter jets for the BDF.
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