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Sun 25 Jun 2017, 19:01 pm
STATEMENT: Members of the Public are hereby informed that a State Funeral will be held for the late Former President Sir Ketumile Masire at Goo-Motebejana Ward in Kanye o...
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 18:00 pm
The audit report of the P200 million CEDA Venture Capital Fund (CVCF) is finally complete and is now going through examination by relevant government structures, chief ex...
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 18:00 pm
The Government and the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) have denied that an outsider negotiated the deal for the acquisition of Gripen fighter jets by the army.
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 15:54 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Member of Parliament (MP) for Selebi-Phikwe East Nonofo Molefhi has defended the acquisition of the over P15 million Gripen fighter jets from Sweden.
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25 June 2017
STATEMENT: Members of the Public are hereby informed that a ...
23 June 2017
FRANCISTOWN: Should the Swedish government approve the multi...
23 June 2017
The Government and the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) have den...
23 June 2017
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Member of Parliament (MP) for Selebi-Phikwe E...
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23 June 2017
A few weeks ago when one of our national assets was under si...

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Sun 25 Jun 2017, 19:01 pm
STATEMENT: Members of the Public are hereby informed that a State Funeral will be held for the late Former President Sir Ketumile Masire at Goo-Motebejana Ward in Kanye o...
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 18:00 pm
The Government and the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) have denied that an outsider negotiated the deal for the acquisition of Gripen fighter jets by the army.
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 15:54 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Member of Parliament (MP) for Selebi-Phikwe East Nonofo Molefhi has defended the acquisition of the over P15 million Gripen fighter jets from Sweden.
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 15:50 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Should the Swedish government approve the multi-billion pula sale of the Gripen JAS 39 jets to Botswana, the Scandinavian country would be strongly contradic...
Business
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 18:00 pm
The audit report of the P200 million CEDA Venture Capital Fund (CVCF) is finally complete and is now going through examination by relevant government structures, chief ex...
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 14:33 pm
Stanbic Bank Botswana is seeking to raise upto P200 million from the capital market by issuing two tranches of notes.
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 14:30 pm
The Auditor General report has found out that the Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) has failed to repay instalments of a loan obtained from the Public Debt Service Fund (PDS...
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 14:26 pm
Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH) has finally appointed Sthembile Dingake as the coordinator of the Innovation Fund, seven years after the Fund was set up.
Sport
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 14:46 pm
With a mass reshuffle expected in the Zebras technical team following the departure of British gaffer Peter Butler, former Zebras goalkeeper, Modiri ‘Carlos’ Marumo is th...
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 14:44 pm
Mochudi Centre Chiefs recently took what many believe is a right step forward when two warring factions fighting for the control of the club finally found common ground.
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 14:42 pm
The national rugby team, the Vultures are limping ahead of the Africa Cup scheduled for Morocco in a fortnight. The national side lost all three international friendly ma...
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 14:39 pm
Team Toyota will be gunning for a third consecutive Toyota 1,000km Kalahari Desert Race victory in the 36th edition of the event to be held in the mining town of Jwaneng ...
Lifestyle
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 14:35 pm
With about nine months before President Ian Khama hands over the leadership baton to his successor, is this the last time the winners of the President’s Day Arts Competit...
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 14:26 pm
When his friends and peers aspired to be lawyers and doctors, Ewetse Mabua’s love for arts was immense that it landed him into fine arts. The young man who is an aspiring...
Thu 22 Jun 2017, 16:56 pm
Controversial rappers ATI and Ozi F Teddy have squashed the hatred and beef that has been taking place between the two of them in the past year.
Thu 22 Jun 2017, 16:49 pm
It came as a surprise when Lizibo called out tv presenter Sadi Dikgaka on stage to sing with him one of his latest songs because many have only known the latter as a tv h...
Remembering Pat
Opinion & Analysis
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 14:53 pm
Spontaneous loss of pregnancy on two or more times, happening one after the other, before 24 weeks of pregnancy defines the medical condition known as recurrent miscarria...
Fri 16 Jun 2017, 17:51 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 Wri...
Fri 09 Jun 2017, 16:01 pm
It is disturbing though not surprising to receive reports that Botswana has been blacklisted by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) as one of the worst labour cri...
Fri 09 Jun 2017, 16:00 pm
Today [June 7, 2017] the Commission launched a European Defence Fund to help Member States spend taxpayer money more efficiently, reduce duplications in spending, and get...
Features
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 15:19 pm
A lot has happened since the last Parliamentary sitting in which Leader of Opposition Duma likened President Ian Khama to a person possessed by demons and who derives joy...
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 15:06 pm
In the next five days, lawyers representing two Gantsi farm hands will have to make the arguments of their lives on why their clients should not face the death penalty in...
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 15:05 pm
In 1997, two Basarwa men narrowly escaped the death penalty, in fact, by hours, after being wrongfully convicted for murder, in a case that exposed the justice system’s i...
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 14:58 pm
Perhaps due to the despair left by the Mine’s collapse or as a result of the search for new revenue avenues by fly-by night prophets, the numbers of churches in Selebi-Ph...
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Fri 23 Jun 2017, 16:05 pm
Mmegi is introducing faster and superior quality printing solutions to the market with the unveiling of a new state-of-the-art fully automated commercial web printing pre...
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 16:02 pm
The Mmegi printing plant prides itself as a centre for excellence in the Southern Africa region. Media organizations from neighbouring countries send their employees here...
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 15:56 pm
CTP (Computer-to-Plate) is a technology of the prepress process in which a digital image is transmitted directly from a computer to a plate used on the printing press. It...
Tue 20 Jun 2017, 15:45 pm
On July 26, 2016 BOFEPUSU penned a complaint letter against the Government of Botswana to the International Labour Standars Department. The letter is reproduced here, f...
World
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.
Fri 02 Jun 2017, 11:41 am
There has been widespread international condemnation of President Trump's announcement that the US is withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement.
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Naledi
Wed 21 Jun 2017, 18:16 pm
Mopalamente wa kgaolo ya Gaborone Bonnington Bokone, Duma Boko a re otla netefatsa fa baithuti ba kgaolo ya gagwe ba bona thuto e tlhabolotsweng ya go dirisa maranyane a ...
Wed 21 Jun 2017, 18:14 pm
PALAPYE: Mopalamente wa Palapye, Moiseraela Goya o rotloeditse diphuthego tsa dikereke tsa morafe wa Bazezuru go aga dikereke tsa dikago tsa sennelaruri.
Wed 21 Jun 2017, 18:14 pm
Re dumela gore, mo phuthegong ya kgotla, baeng ba tshwanetse go fiwa tlotla e e lebanyeng, jaaka go ba fa bonno jo bo faphegileng.
Wed 21 Jun 2017, 18:11 pm
Go ntse go buiwa gore mananeo a puso a go leka go tlhatlosa Batswana a tsweletse sentle. Ga twe bangwe ba setse ba kgona go inosa metsi ka mananeo a. Go utlwala fa mongwe...
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#IWEARWHATIWANT
#IWEARWHATIWANT protest march in Gaborone. The march was in protest against the recent abuse and stripping of young woman who was accused of not 'dressed properly' by an unruly mob at Gaborone Station.
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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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