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Wed 25 May 2016, 18:00 pm
De Beers’ fourth sale of the year that ended in Gaborone last Friday saw diamond sales falling for the first time in 2016. A statement released by the company yesterday s...
Wed 25 May 2016, 18:00 pm
The former Minister of Agriculture and Gantsi South Member of Parliament Christian De Graaf, has decided to quit politics after 20 years of active service, Mmegi has esta...
Wed 25 May 2016, 18:00 pm
A few weeks after ViB parted ways with female rapper Sasa Klaas for undisclosed reasons, the company has released a statement that it will now partner with House Kwasa si...
Wed 25 May 2016, 17:09 pm
Best Mosadi (57) will represent the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) in the upcoming Kelemogile ward by-election in Ramotswa, Mmegi has learnt.
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Patrick Gabaakanye, 65 years, of Marulamantsi ward in Serowe...
25 May 2016
After a picture of Zebras buying alcohol in national team co...
25 May 2016
The former Minister of Agriculture and Gantsi South Member o...
25 May 2016
A few weeks after ViB parted ways with female rapper Sasa Kl...
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25 May 2016
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Wed 25 May 2016, 18:00 pm
The former Minister of Agriculture and Gantsi South Member of Parliament Christian De Graaf, has decided to quit politics after 20 years of active service, Mmegi has esta...
Wed 25 May 2016, 17:09 pm
Best Mosadi (57) will represent the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) in the upcoming Kelemogile ward by-election in Ramotswa, Mmegi has learnt.
Wed 25 May 2016, 17:06 pm
The Ministry of Agriculture will consult the Attorney General over the possible write-off of a P1 million debt owed by Zimbabwe for the purchase of live cattle during the...
Wed 25 May 2016, 17:05 pm
JWANENG: A constable within the Special Support Group (SSG), Keleabetswe Learabea has up to May 31 to pay an P800 fine or spend six months in jail, after being convicted ...
Business
Wed 25 May 2016, 18:00 pm
De Beers’ fourth sale of the year that ended in Gaborone last Friday saw diamond sales falling for the first time in 2016. A statement released by the company yesterday s...
Wed 25 May 2016, 16:36 pm
The inaugural Job Summit has recommended that government should come up with a clear national job creation strategy emanating from new policies and initiatives. The summi...
Wed 25 May 2016, 16:26 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Francistown Investment Company (FIC) is struggling to take off due to shortage of funds. This was revealed by Francistown mayor, Sylvia Muzila when addre...
Wed 25 May 2016, 16:19 pm
Airport Junction mall developers, Khumo Property Asset Management say despite a seemingly saturated market, the shopping centre had not only managed to retain tenants, bu...
Sport
Wed 25 May 2016, 16:07 pm
Botswana Football Association (BFA) chief executive officer, Kitso Kemoeng has said the association does not have money to pay players following recent boycotts. Kemoeng ...
Wed 25 May 2016, 15:53 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Zebras will use a new kit for their crucial Africa Cup of Nations qualifier clash against the Cranes of Uganda on June 4, 2016.
Wed 25 May 2016, 15:53 pm
Miscommunication between the organisers of Tsela Riders classic race and Builders World will see this weekend’s cycling race proceed without a sponsor. Tsela Riders chair...
Wed 25 May 2016, 15:53 pm
After a picture of Zebras buying alcohol in national team colours went viral, opinion was divided if their behaviour was acceptable, but Mmegi Sport Staff Writer, MQONDIS...
Lifestyle
Wed 25 May 2016, 18:00 pm
A few weeks after ViB parted ways with female rapper Sasa Klaas for undisclosed reasons, the company has released a statement that it will now partner with House Kwasa si...
Wed 25 May 2016, 16:13 pm
With less than four months before Independence celebrations, there is looming clash of egos. Fingers are pointing between the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture (MYSC)...
Wed 25 May 2016, 16:08 pm
PALAPYE: A newcomer in the music industry, Setso ‘Dalesto’ Didimalang has released his first Kwaito Kwasa album titled, Rara Ke Kopa Thuso. The six-track album was relea...
Wed 25 May 2016, 16:08 pm
With gender related issues playing a pivotal role in the arts industry, The Company@Maitisong has organised an open discussion forum that seeks to address challenges and ...
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Tue 24 May 2016, 10:55 am
President Ian Khama will undertake a three-day State Visit to the Republic of Mozambique from May 23-25, 2015, at the invitation of his counterpart the President of the R...
Wed 18 May 2016, 15:49 pm
Botswana Land Boards, Local Authorities and Health Workers Union (BLLAWHWU) when it was called Botswana Unified Local Government Service Association (BULGSA) used to stan...
Tue 17 May 2016, 15:18 pm
The #Ishallnotforget movement was formed last week in response to the revelations of allegations of sexual abuse leading to pregnancy of a 16-year-old schoolgirl in Sebin...
Tue 17 May 2016, 15:06 pm
The Law Society of Botswana (LSB) recently learnt with shock and horror of the alleged sexual abuse of a 16-year-old schoolgirl. The allegations and the manner in which t...
Features
Fri 20 May 2016, 15:10 pm
Assessment teams in the 12 SADC countries pushed to hunger by the El Nino climate phenomenon are expected to announce that the region is facing its worst food situation e...
Fri 20 May 2016, 15:08 pm
Would you eat cassava? Do you even know what it is and what it tastes like? When was the last time you ate something that was not pap, sorghum or rice? Well, should food ...
Fri 20 May 2016, 15:07 pm
Mmegi Correspondent, LEBOGANG BAINGAPI, spent a day in Kanaku, witnessing the settlement’s relief at meeting with Local Government and Rural Development assistant ministe...
Fri 20 May 2016, 12:34 pm
Swimming against the tide, the country’s first black-owned adult day care centre says it is recording growing interest from Batswana, who have traditionally balked at the...
World
Fri 20 May 2016, 14:37 pm
A city in India's Rajasthan state has broken the country's temperature records after registering 51C, the highest since records began, the weather office says.
Thu 19 May 2016, 14:38 pm
An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo made two sharp turns before plunging into the Mediterranean Sea, Greece's defence minister says.
Wed 18 May 2016, 15:07 pm
One of the missing Chibok girls has been found in Nigeria, activists say, the first to be rescued since their capture two years ago.
Fri 13 May 2016, 16:42 pm
Former gold miners in South Africa can go ahead with a class action against mining companies over health damage allegedly caused by their work, a court in Johannesburg ha...
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Wed 25 May 2016, 17:39 pm
Baithuti ba basetsana ba lefatshe la Botswana ba tshwana fela le mamphorwana maatlhamela babolai. Ga ba a sireletsega gotlhelele ka e a re fela ba bona banna, bogolo jang...
Wed 25 May 2016, 17:37 pm
Banna bangwe ba ba rweleng maemo le maikarabelo mo setshabeng ba itirile dilalome ka ba tsweletse ka go sotlaka bana ba basetsana le go ba dirisa botlhaswa mo thobalanong...
Wed 25 May 2016, 17:37 pm
Mopalamente wa Francistown Bophirima, Ignatius Moswaane, o ne a botsa dipotso tse di kanang ka thapo tsa leselo mabapi le dithata tsa ofisi ya ga mosireletsi. Moswaane o ...
Wed 25 May 2016, 17:35 pm
Mopalamente wa Tati Botlhaba, Samson Guma Moyo, o tlhaloseditse bakwaledi le baokamedi ba maphata gore ba tshwanetse ba bo ba le mo seemong sa go tlhalosa le go buisa dip...
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We March On #WeShallNotForget
#IShallNotForget activists in a celebratory mood after the High Court ruling in their favour. The activists were denied a protest march against child and women abuse.
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Bakgatla - Ntwakgolo
Bakgatla tribesmen and women singing at their main Kgotla in Mochudi. The song is urging morafe to negotiate their issues and solve their differences. It was sung on the occasion when government through Minister of Local Government & Rural Development Slumber Tsogwane announced that Bakgatla Kgosi Kgafela II would be reinstated. Video by Joseph Sebina
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