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Fri 21 Jul 2017, 18:00 pm
One of prominent business families in Botswana, the Mynhardts, this week broke records on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) when they offloaded 142 million shares worth P...
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The recent factional clashes between the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) members have rekindled rumours that one faction might form a new party.
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 16:04 pm
Government has denied that the suspended health policy that denies medical coverage to injuries related to self-inflicted harm will come under the new Health Financing st...
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 16:02 pm
The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) president Duma Boko is engaging an independent body to investigate and find ways of dealing with the mess that is surrounding the...
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21 July 2017
FRANCISTOWN: The recent factional clashes between the Botswa...
21 July 2017
The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) president Duma Boko...
21 July 2017
The Dalai Lama is expected to visit Botswana in August and m...
21 July 2017
Botswana is one of the highest spenders on public investment...
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21 July 2017
Early this year, the leaders of opposition parties briefed t...

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Fri 21 Jul 2017, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The recent factional clashes between the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) members have rekindled rumours that one faction might form a new party.
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 16:04 pm
Government has denied that the suspended health policy that denies medical coverage to injuries related to self-inflicted harm will come under the new Health Financing st...
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 16:02 pm
The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) president Duma Boko is engaging an independent body to investigate and find ways of dealing with the mess that is surrounding the...
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 15:59 pm
FRANCISTOWN: To ready itself for 2019, the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) ninth national conference has set the party primaries for December 2017 although there is a possi...
Business
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 18:00 pm
One of prominent business families in Botswana, the Mynhardts, this week broke records on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) when they offloaded 142 million shares worth P...
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 15:34 pm
In the mysterious world of diamond mining, it turns out that some stones are too big to sell. Canada’s Lucara Diamond Corp will have to cut its tennis ball-sized rough di...
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 15:33 pm
The High Court has conditionally suspended a decision by the Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority (NBFIRA) to place Phoenix of Botswana Assurance Company...
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 15:32 pm
Botswana is one of the highest spenders on public investment, but this has not resulted in high quality infrastructure, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says.
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 21 Jul 2017, 15:21 pm
The Dalai Lama is expected to visit Botswana in August and meet with President Seretse Khama Ian Khama, a move that is likely to anger China.
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 15:17 pm
The Botswana National Front (BNF)president, Cde Gideon Duma Boko, his Central Committee and the general membership, brings great revolutionary and fraternal greetings to ...
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...
Features
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 21 Jul 2017, 15:42 pm
An event held recently in Goodhope, gave audience members an opportunity to see and hear from some of the first brave fighters in the war against HIV/AIDS. Mmegi Correspo...
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 15:39 pm
Staff Writer THALEFANG CHARLES travels to Bobonong to team up with Mmegi team covering Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD)’s violent 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...
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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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