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Thu 08 Dec 2016, 18:00 pm
Majwe Mining, a contract mining company engaged by Debswana at Jwaneng, says its recently expired contract has been renewed by two more years, which is up to 2018.
Thu 08 Dec 2016, 18:00 pm
Leader of the Opposition, Duma Boko, in his most blistering response ever to the State of the Nation Address, yesterday lambasted President Ian Khama’s government as ‘th...
Thu 08 Dec 2016, 18:00 pm
MORULENG: It was expected to be an easy fixture for Young Zebras as they descended into Moruleng Sports Complex for their first match of the COSAFA Under-20 Youth Champio...
Thu 08 Dec 2016, 18:00 pm
Okavango Promotions will host the first ever Gaborone African Food festival (GAF) on December 17 at Bojanala Water Front.
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Leader of the Opposition, Duma Boko, in his most blistering ...
07 December 2016
LOBATSE: Magistrate Thekololo Letsholo yesterday ordered the...
08 December 2016
Police are reportedly quizzing all family members of the Mog...
07 December 2016
Eleven members of the National Amalgamated Local and Central...
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Thu 08 Dec 2016, 18:00 pm
Leader of the Opposition, Duma Boko, in his most blistering response ever to the State of the Nation Address, yesterday lambasted President Ian Khama’s government as ‘th...
Thu 08 Dec 2016, 17:31 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Gobuamang Ntsuape, the man facing multiple charges of murder and arson, has had to be evacuated to another prison for his own safety after death threats from...
Thu 08 Dec 2016, 17:20 pm
Police are reportedly quizzing all family members of the Mogoditshane toddler who went missing last week, in an effort to uncover the circumstances that led to the 22 mon...
Thu 08 Dec 2016, 17:19 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Police have not ruled out the possibility of negligence on their part following an accident that claimed the life of a special constable and a remand prisone...
Business
Thu 08 Dec 2016, 18:00 pm
Majwe Mining, a contract mining company engaged by Debswana at Jwaneng, says its recently expired contract has been renewed by two more years, which is up to 2018.
Thu 08 Dec 2016, 16:28 pm
With the goal of attracting more Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), government will come up with a law that will promote and facilitate investment in the country.
Thu 08 Dec 2016, 16:18 pm
Standard Chartered Bank Botswana has become the first bank to open a branch at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport (SSKIA) targeting the ever increasing traffic a...
Wed 07 Dec 2016, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Development Corporation (BDC) said it doubled its profit before tax (PBT) for the year ended June 2016 after embarking on a transformation journey two years ...
Sport
Thu 08 Dec 2016, 18:00 pm
MORULENG: It was expected to be an easy fixture for Young Zebras as they descended into Moruleng Sports Complex for their first match of the COSAFA Under-20 Youth Champio...
Thu 08 Dec 2016, 16:01 pm
Rreferees who officiated during the Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) 3x3 tournament held early this year are owed P13,000, Mmegi Sport has learn...
Thu 08 Dec 2016, 16:01 pm
Gaborone United (GU) coach, Rodolfo Zapata has said they are in good spirits after throwing this season’s league title race wide open.
Thu 08 Dec 2016, 16:01 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Orapa United are focused on maintaining their grip at the top of the BTC Premiership table ahead of the festive break.
Lifestyle
Thu 08 Dec 2016, 18:00 pm
Okavango Promotions will host the first ever Gaborone African Food festival (GAF) on December 17 at Bojanala Water Front.
Thu 08 Dec 2016, 16:16 pm
UK born house music vocalist, Monique Bingham, will grace the Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC) at The Grand Palm on December 31.
Thu 08 Dec 2016, 16:14 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Makombela Traditional Dance group has released a six-track debut album titled Dzingaendapi.
Thu 08 Dec 2016, 16:11 pm
The Alliance Française of Gaborone in partnership with the Agence Française de Development, The French Embassy to Botswana and Botswana Society for Human Development will...
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Thu 08 Dec 2016, 16:53 pm
The public is urged to exercise caution, as the hype and aura of the festive season is already upon us , and therefore advised to adopt a proactive approach against the a...
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 15:36 pm
A phone rings and I lazily answer. I had resolved during the day that this day I am spoiling my body by giving it a good rest. On the other side is the Botswana Congress ...
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 15:34 pm
The year 2016 was a monumental one for Botswana. Not only did Botswana celebrate 50-years of independence, it also made history with a move towards controlling the HIV ep...
Tue 29 Nov 2016, 16:30 pm
There is a general concern that some companies in Botswana do not have corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes as there is no legal instrument that ensures the p...
Features
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 15:45 pm
A damning report by the World Bank this week suggests there was little chance of success for Morupule B, the troubled multi-billion pula power station that triggered load...
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 15:42 pm
The prevalence and normalisation of Gender Based Violence comes under the spotlight as Botswana marks 16 Days of Activism. In a culture where many accept violence as regu...
Fri 25 Nov 2016, 17:29 pm
The wave of retrenchments in the parastatal and private sectors has intensified, raising the number of job cuts since the middle of the year to more than 9,000, figures v...
Fri 25 Nov 2016, 17:27 pm
Every few years, the parastatal sector suffers an organisational shakeup, resulting in job losses. The current round of lay-offs is the latest in a historical series that...
World
Wed 07 Dec 2016, 16:58 pm
US President-elect Donald Trump has been named Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2016.
Sun 27 Nov 2016, 10:58 am
Fidel Castro ruled Cuba as a one party state for almost half a century.
Wed 23 Nov 2016, 10:58 am
Hillary Clinton's campaign is being urged by a number of top computer scientists to call for a recount of vote totals in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania, according t...
Tue 22 Nov 2016, 16:47 pm
The African Union Commission, the executive branch of the AU, says it will hold the first-ever debate for the five candidates seeking to head the continental body.
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Wed 07 Dec 2016, 17:14 pm
MAUN: Mapodisi a Maun a tlhotlhomisa tiragalo e mo go yone mosadi wa dingwaga tse di masome a mabedi le bosupa (27) wa kgotla ya Boseja mo Maun, a bolaileng mogolowe wa d...
Wed 07 Dec 2016, 16:23 pm
TLOKWENG: Mogolwane kwa lekalaneng la bogokaganyi jwa mananeo a twantsho mogare wa HIV le bolwetse jwa AIDS (NACA), Mothusi Kenosi, a re go maleba gore lekgotla la mekgat...
Wed 07 Dec 2016, 16:20 pm
Tautona Khama o sa tswa go fa pego ka botsogo ja itsholelo ya Botswana. Bontsi ja Batswana bo ne bo solofetse gore pego ya ga tautona e tlaa remelela mo go tleng ka maano...
Wed 07 Dec 2016, 16:18 pm
Phologotswana e e fitlhelwa mo mafatsheng a borwa jwa Aferika a Botswana, Namibia le South Africa. Leina la yone la Sekowa ke Cape Ground Squirrel. La boitseanape ke XXXX...
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Kazungula Bridge
Construction of the Kazungula Bridge between Botswana and Zambia at the confluence of Chobe and Zambezi Rivers is underway. The picture shows the temporary bridge to be used by construction vehicles while building the bridge. The construction project that began in December 2015 is expected to be complete in December 2018.
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