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Fri 05 Feb 2016, 18:00 pm
Government says about P3.6 billion has been budgeted for the Economic Stimulus Package (ESP) so far with more funds expected to be channelled towards the package in the n...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 18:00 pm
The Law Society of Botswana (LSB) has approached the courts, seeking leave to join a review application filed by four suspended judges as amicus curiae (friend of the cou...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 17:17 pm
Botswana has over 2,500 National monument sites, of which more than 100 have been gazetted. The National Monuments and Relics Act of 2001 ensures that the sites are adequ...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 16:43 pm
The Law Society of Botswana (LSB) has vowed not to back down to the Ministry of Defence, Justice and Security, after government demanded an apology for remarks made at Tu...
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05 February 2016
FRANCISTOWN: A few senior Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) me...
05 February 2016
The Law Society of Botswana (LSB) has approached the courts,...
05 February 2016
The presiding magistrate in a matter in which six men face a...
05 February 2016
As Botswana attains 50 years of self-rule, Photographer THAL...
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05 February 2016
The government never ceases to amaze. And at times the gover...

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Fri 05 Feb 2016, 18:00 pm
The Law Society of Botswana (LSB) has approached the courts, seeking leave to join a review application filed by four suspended judges as amicus curiae (friend of the cou...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 16:43 pm
The Law Society of Botswana (LSB) has vowed not to back down to the Ministry of Defence, Justice and Security, after government demanded an apology for remarks made at Tu...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 16:42 pm
The President of the Court of Appeal (CoA), Ian Kirby, has profusely apologised to the new appointee of the same court, Justice Frederik Brand.
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 16:38 pm
The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) says the current administration has turned education into an agent of social division and entrenched inequality albeit at a very ...
Business
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 18:00 pm
Government says about P3.6 billion has been budgeted for the Economic Stimulus Package (ESP) so far with more funds expected to be channelled towards the package in the n...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 14:44 pm
Production at Ghaghoo Diamond Mine in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) is being curtailed by more than half in 2016 due to weak diamond prices on the internationa...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 14:35 pm
In a reaction to the 2016/2017 Budget Speech delivered on Monday, Business Botswana says the private sector is currently crowded out of the economy. The private sector re...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 14:22 pm
Investors buying BTCL shares should not expect a large price spike post listing as the underlying value of shares is not too different from the Initial Public Offer (IPO)...
Sport
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 14:13 pm
Notwane’s last hopes of regaining their place in the elite league were dashed after the Court of Appeal (CoA) dismissed the club’s appeal yesterday. Notwane had wanted th...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 14:13 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) will beef up its legal punch following moves to engage law firms and a full time legal advisor. This is an addition to the availab...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 14:13 pm
The football fraternity is mourning the death of one of Botswana’s greats, Thero Gaadingwe, who passed away this week. A memorial service was held for him at the National...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 14:05 pm
The chessboard has been set for gruelling mind contests as local chess players begin their quest to qualify for the 2016 World Chess Olympiad to be held in Baku, Azerbaij...
Lifestyle
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 16:18 pm
As Botswana attains 50 years of self-rule, Photographer THALEFANG CHARLES joins Bana Ba Mmala at the Son Of The Soil cultural festival in search of Botswana inspired prin...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 16:14 pm
A local fashion designer, Lebogang Ruth Mapete, has gone all out to come up with a distinctive Tswana outfit. The outfit is made up of a leather top decorated with matlho...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 16:08 pm
The 5th Wave is a 2016 American science fiction thriller conceptualised from Rick Yancey’s eponymous novel. The novel is a three-piece series, as such more action adventu...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 16:02 pm
As the date beckons for the highly anticipated jazz event in the country, the Hamptons Jazz Festival, Staff Writer THALEFANG CHALRES caught up with Debbie Smith, one of t...
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Fri 05 Feb 2016, 16:24 pm
As the country comes to terms with the drop of the Junior Certificate examinations (JCE), from the previous year, BOSETU contends that the drop was unfortunate but it was...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 09:06 am
As with every year, the Law Society of Botswana (LSB) is very grateful for this opportunity to share with you, as fellow stakeholders in the administration of justice, it...
Tue 02 Feb 2016, 15:43 pm
Barclays Bank of Botswana has been a partner to Stepping Stones International (SSI) for the past eight years, providing financial and technical support to the adolescent ...
Tue 02 Feb 2016, 15:43 pm
The flagship Lady Khama Charitable Trust marathon has returned and will be held Sunday March, 6, at Fairground Holdings.
Features
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 17:17 pm
Botswana has over 2,500 National monument sites, of which more than 100 have been gazetted. The National Monuments and Relics Act of 2001 ensures that the sites are adequ...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 16:31 pm
FRANCISTOWN: A few senior Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) members are reportedly positioning themselves to challenge the vice president (VP) Mokgweetsi Masisi for the pos...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 16:30 pm
A one-hectare plot containing 1,526 Jatropha trees bears the country’s hopes for greater energy diversity and the promise of an alternative revenue source for farmers. T...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 16:24 pm
In this part of Africa, the people are used to have periods of dry spells, often rather serious, and whole villages was forced to leave for places with water for survival...
World
Wed 03 Feb 2016, 11:09 am
A rare case of the Zika virus being transmitted through sex, not a mosquito bite, has been reported in the US.
Thu 28 Jan 2016, 15:07 pm
A satirical story that Eritrean men have been ordered to marry at least two wives, which has been shared across Africa, has upset Eritrean officials.
Tue 26 Jan 2016, 16:43 pm
The Zika virus is likely to spread across nearly all of the Americas, the World Health Organization has warned.
Mon 25 Jan 2016, 11:24 am
South Sudan has missed a key deadline to create a transitional government, after the president increased the number of provinces from 10 to 28.
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Wed 03 Feb 2016, 17:42 pm
Ke jaaka baitsaanape le banaleseabe mo mererong ya itsholelo ba ne ba ipotsa gore serwe se segolo se a go abelwa mang, ka lephata la gagwe, Tona Unity Dow a gogola bontsi...
Wed 03 Feb 2016, 17:37 pm
Batswana ba ntse ba lela thata ka go abelwa ditsha tsa bonno mo dikgweng tse di kitlanyeng, go sena ditlhabololo dipe jaaka go gokelwa metsi, motlakase le mesele ya kgopo...
Wed 03 Feb 2016, 17:36 pm
BOTETI: E rile bosheng, ya bo e le semphete ke go fete kwa Letlhakane mo kgaolong potlana ya Boteti, jaaka banni ba ne ba dira mo gotweng ‘tsebe go reelediwa e e gole, e ...
Wed 03 Feb 2016, 17:33 pm
Mopalamente wa Boteti Botlhaba, Sethomo Lelatisitswe, a re ga a itumedisiwe ke kafa telebishine ya setshaba (Btv) e sa anamiseng mo go lekanyeng dikgang tsa kgaolo ya gag...
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Opposition heads
UDC President Duma Boko and his BCP counterpart Dumelang Saleshando arriving at their first joint press conference where they announced that they have agreed on a by-elections agreement prior to the 2019 General Elections. They also announce that they will start formal opposition talks in April.
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Son Of The Soil Festival - North Choir - 'Ke Rekile Terekere'
The North Choir at the 2016 Son Of The Soil festival singing the song 'Ke Rekile Terekere' during the Dikhwaere Competition. The Dikhwaere Competition feature is the most popular segment of the Festival where the people from South of Dibete group together and battle against the group from the North. The North Choir once again lost to the South Choir in a result that is usually marred with controversy and favouritism complaints from the losing Choir. South Choir has consecutively won the contest ...
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