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FRANCISTOWN: Premiership returnees, TAFIC face an immediate uphill battle when they play defending champions, Township Rollers in a game that officially marks the start o...
Fri 22 Sep 2017, 15:08 pm
The rumbling sounds of vuvuzelas, fans clad in colourful and unique attires, song and dance, will return to nine venues set to host the 2017/2018 BTC Premiership’s 240 le...
Thu 21 Sep 2017, 18:00 pm
Bank of Botswana governor, Moses Pelaelo has raised concern over the worrisome trend of non-performing bank loans (NPLs) in the country’s banking system.
Thu 21 Sep 2017, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Chief Justice (CJ) Maruping Dibotelo has responded to the founding affidavit of four judges who made an application to restrain the Judicial Service Comm...
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21 September 2017
It takes a brave man to break into another man’s house and s...
20 September 2017
Hardly two years into her job, the chief executive officer (...
21 September 2017
FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) has filed a c...
20 September 2017
“There he comes again,” is one of the expressions that certa...
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21 September 2017
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Thu 21 Sep 2017, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Chief Justice (CJ) Maruping Dibotelo has responded to the founding affidavit of four judges who made an application to restrain the Judicial Service Comm...
Thu 21 Sep 2017, 16:24 pm
High Court Judge, Leatile Dambe has dismissed with costs a case in which retired Bobirwa Kgosi, Mmirwa Malema and his son, Letso Malema wanted to interdict recently insta...
Thu 21 Sep 2017, 16:17 pm
A University of Botswana political scientist, Leonard Sesa has dismissed as ‘undoable’ the power-sharing verdict delivered by the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) inv...
Thu 21 Sep 2017, 16:14 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) has filed a complaint with the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) against Chibuya Dabutha for allegedly using the party...
Business
Thu 21 Sep 2017, 18:00 pm
Bank of Botswana governor, Moses Pelaelo has raised concern over the worrisome trend of non-performing bank loans (NPLs) in the country’s banking system.
Thu 21 Sep 2017, 15:41 pm
Senior partner at KPMG Botswana, Nigel Dixon-Warren says the local operations are not affected by recent events in South Africa where the audit firm has been embroiled in...
Wed 20 Sep 2017, 18:00 pm
Hardly two years into her job, the chief executive officer (CEO) of Botswana Life Insurance Limited, Bilkiss Moorad has resigned amid reports of stark differences with he...
Wed 20 Sep 2017, 12:41 pm
The Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC) has developed a total of 1,553 houses during the past year with another 2,000 planned for the current financial period.
Sport
Fri 22 Sep 2017, 15:33 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Premiership returnees, TAFIC face an immediate uphill battle when they play defending champions, Township Rollers in a game that officially marks the start o...
Fri 22 Sep 2017, 15:08 pm
The rumbling sounds of vuvuzelas, fans clad in colourful and unique attires, song and dance, will return to nine venues set to host the 2017/2018 BTC Premiership’s 240 le...
Thu 21 Sep 2017, 15:33 pm
The Sports Writers Association of Botswana (SWABO) and Vincent Excellent Tours have signed a transportation deal worth P100,000 over two years. Under the sponsorship, the...
Thu 21 Sep 2017, 15:33 pm
The Netball World Youth Cup suppliers remain unpaid, two months after Botswana hosted the tournament as the reconciliation of books is still being carried out.
Lifestyle
Thu 21 Sep 2017, 18:00 pm
After releasing a new single dubbed Lagos this week, talented pop star Amantle Brown finally opened up about her pregnancy rumours and confirmed that she is dating Juju B...
Thu 21 Sep 2017, 15:37 pm
A South African actress, Sindi Dlathu, who plays a role as Thandaza Mokoena on Muvhango, will be in town this weekend.
Thu 21 Sep 2017, 15:34 pm
A number of local artists, media and friends thronged the Sedibeng Lodge in Gaborone on Tuesday night to support their fellow brother in the local music industry, Obakeng...
Thu 21 Sep 2017, 15:33 pm
With spring season well under way, Thapong Visuals Arts Centre will be hosting the first annual wine, art and lifestyle picnic this Saturday.
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Opinion & Analysis
Wed 20 Sep 2017, 12:56 pm
It was sad to read last week’s Mmegi story that a 25 year old mother committed suicide five days after giving birth.
Fri 15 Sep 2017, 13:08 pm
The symposium is organised by Hlanganani ICT Botswana/ eLearning Botswana, a BQA Accredited Institute offering ICT & Cyber security courses. The Symposium is scheduled fo...
Fri 08 Sep 2017, 16:11 pm
I am petrified at the developments I hear. Back then in the civil service my boss told me that; a dozen wise men can be more easily wiped out than a hundred fools. I will...
Tue 05 Sep 2017, 18:23 pm
“A People Without a Past is a People Without a Soul” Sir Seretse Khama’s Vision of Development of Botswana
Features
Fri 15 Sep 2017, 13:32 pm
Tshiamo Kgalalelo and Mmika Mpe are in the fight for their lives, following their conviction for kidnapping, killing, stealing from and burning an Afrikanner businesswoma...
Fri 15 Sep 2017, 13:31 pm
For the large number of Batswana who consult them, traditional healers are integral in the community as points for counselling and healthcare. More traditional healers, h...
Fri 15 Sep 2017, 13:29 pm
JWANENG: Onalenna Candie Godie leads a team of close to 400 engineers at Jwaneng Mine, the world’s largest diamond mine by value, which is also undergoing a multi-billion...
Fri 15 Sep 2017, 13:21 pm
As I travel around the world and in social media, the constant question I tend to get is why do things like the killing of the Commander of the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF...
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Mon 11 Sep 2017, 23:16 pm
For South African businessman, Simbi Phiri, dignity and reputation are worth than all the gold a man can have.
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...
World
Thu 21 Sep 2017, 12:09 pm
The death of a high-profile ANC figure has revived some dark memories in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) province.
Tue 05 Sep 2017, 13:18 pm
A harmful virus that can cause devastating brain damage in babies could offer up a surprising new treatment for adult brain cancer, according to US scientists.
Wed 26 Jul 2017, 09:44 am
New diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned in the UK from 2040 in a bid to tackle air pollution, the government is set to announce.
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.
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Naledi
Wed 20 Sep 2017, 12:52 pm
Mokwadi wa tlhwatlhwa wa Setswana se se molodi, ebile ele modiragatsi wa poko ya Setswana, Moroka Moreri o gopola Rre Soares Katumbela, a dira jalo ka taletso ya lokwalod...
Wed 20 Sep 2017, 12:47 pm
Beke e e fetileng, polelo e khutlile Hendrick Letshwiti a ne kopile kgotlakgolo la Setswana kwa Mochudi go mo fa sebaka sa go oketsa melato e mesha ya go akaretsa Tlamelo...
Wed 20 Sep 2017, 12:43 pm
Kgatiso ya gompieno, re lebelela ka fa lenyalo le ntseng ka teng bogolosegolo mo Bakereseteng.
Wed 13 Sep 2017, 16:20 pm
Ka Laboraro wa beke e re tswang mo go yone, kgotla ya ga Kgabo eleng Kgosikgolo Kgafela II ene ya amogela boikuelo ka Hendrick Letshwiti a re mosadi wa gagwe o nyetswe ga...
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Poor security at the Gaborone International Music and Culture (GIMC) festival resulted in a stampede in which one life was lost. Criminals also took advantage of security lapse to harass patrons. PICS: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
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