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Wed 20 Aug 2014, 10:04 am
SELEBI-PHIKWE: The Selebi-Phikwe Economic Diversification Unit (SPEDU) acting Chief Executive Officer Pako Kedisitse has cautioned the local community to exercise dilige...
Wed 20 Aug 2014, 10:04 am
FRANCISTOWN: Vice President Ponatshego Kedikilwe advised that the long-awaited Francistown Investment Forum should be inclusive of all economic sectors.
Wed 20 Aug 2014, 10:09 am
The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has launched a news service (X-News) which is aimed at improving market efficiency through prompt and equal dissemination of listed comp...
Wed 20 Aug 2014, 10:10 am
Traditional dance trio Tselakgopo promised sparks when they broke into the scene in 2006. The youngsters, Rose Ramogotsi, Kenalemodisa Mmolawa and Poifo Motladiile were f...
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BUTALE: While some youth are hopeless about life and spend m...
20 August 2014
The Village Magistrate Court has postponed the case in which...
20 August 2014
TSABONG: Five men from Khawa recently appeared before the Ts...
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Thu 21 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
SEROWE: Tribal leaders who attended a Ngwato Land Board meeting to introduce new members have called for the establishment of a task force to collect lease rental arrears...
Thu 21 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
BUTALE: While some youth are hopeless about life and spend most of their time relying on government handouts, North East District (NED) youth who have grouped themselves ...
Thu 21 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
The Village Magistrate Court has postponed the case in which five men are accused of murdering a night watchman at a farm in Gaborone North last year.
Thu 21 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
TSABONG: Five men from Khawa recently appeared before the Tsabong Magistrate Court to answer charges of illegal hunting of a lion and unlawful possession of arms.
Business
Wed 20 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
The Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC) ‘Sitting Tenants Campaign’, which was launched in March this year, is said to have received considerable interest from Batswana.
Wed 20 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
City Lodge Hotels has set aside R475m to build two new hotels in East Africa, and is looking for other opportunities to add hotels in capital cities across East and South...
Mon 18 Aug 2014, 07:03 am
Government is facing a mammoth P710 million bill to cover a funding gap for the construction of the Kazungula Bridge following the pulling out of the Japanese financiers.
Mon 18 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
Botswana Diamonds saw its shares rise on the London Stock Exchange after the group said a drilling programme would start at its Orapa prospect in Botswana in the third we...
Sport
Wed 20 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
New comers, Sankoyo Bush Bucks have made a bold statement of intent after grabbing two consecutive wins in a dream debut in the Premier League.
Wed 20 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
Gaborone United (GU) goalkeeper, Noah Maposa has joined South Africa First Division side, United FC on a two-year-deal. He starts training with his new team next Monday. ...
Wed 20 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
Kgalagadi Breweries Limited and the Botswana Boxing Association (BoBA) will renew their sponsorship deal with a launch scheduled for the Gaborone Sun hotel on Thursday.
Wed 20 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
Botswana has improved its rankings though its players failed to win medals at the just ended Chess Olympiad in Tromso, Norway.
Lifestyle
Wed 20 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
American photographer Lauren Rheims has likened Botswana’s teenage sensation Feine (Kenaleone Mosekiemang) to Barbadian songstress Rihanna and designed the album sleeve f...
Wed 20 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
GANTSI: The Kuru Dance Festival will not be held for a third-year running owing to a dispute between Kuru Development Trust and Letloa Trust that has led to a lucrative s...
Wed 20 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
Lizard Lounge will host Vans Party, a music show dedicated to promoting and exposing local talent on August 30.
Sun 17 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
Before she could settle down and put her "Ladybird Serurubele" (name she gave to her silver VW Beatle) keys on the coffee shop table, Leshie Lovesong was already narratin...
Opinion & Analysis
Mon 18 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
The final forensic and pathological reports on Motswaledi’s death are still eagerly awaited by the nation. And from my instalment in last week’s paper, I had made some in...
Mon 18 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
The advancement of technology is often viewed as a positive development but it is proving a huge nightmare for local musicians. With technology came piracy. Musicians no...
Mon 18 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
With effect from May 3, 2011, payers of rent for the use of land and or buildings (tenants) are required to deduct a five percent withholding tax from rental payments (th...
Thu 14 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a mental disorder classified under Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders IV (DSM IV). A person with this mental ...
Features
Mon 18 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
The Botswana Stock Exchange’s first listing, Sefalana Holdings, turns 40 this year and being a majority citizen owned, top bourse performer, many glasses will clink and b...
Mon 18 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
FRANCISTOWN: Bred and raised by a family of staunch politicians, Daniel Kwelagobe never had trouble identifying a career of his choice.
Mon 18 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
Fourteen years after 900 citizen jobs were thrown onto the street, the local business community was shaken this week by news that the Hyundai assembly plant that inglorio...
Mon 18 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
In Sunday August 3, 2014, whilst driving from Durban and filling up at Harrismith, I received an avalanche of text messages from a number of friends that our former Chief...
World
Wed 20 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
The Islamic State militant group has released a video online purporting to show the beheading of US journalist James Foley, missing since 2012.
Wed 13 Aug 2014, 12:00 pm
The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified Kenya as a "high-risk" country for the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
Wed 30 Jul 2014, 00:16 am
More than 100 Palestinians are said to have been killed as Israel intensified its bombardment of Gaza and a ceasefire proposal was rebuffed by Hamas.
Fri 18 Jul 2014, 14:41 pm
Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine are to give international investigators access to the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines jet.
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