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The Botswana Football Association (BFA) Electoral Committee has declared the recently held Southern Region Football Association (SOFA) elections null and void after citin...
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All seemed well at Township Rollers until the club was rocked by internal squabbles last week.
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 12:04 pm
With another court case looming between two warring factions at Mochudi Centre Chiefs, both parties this time are hopeful that it will finally bring the long running batt...
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 12:03 pm
Local rider, Ross Branch will be eyeing his third consecutive Toyota Desert Race title while the Toyota Gazoo team is out to cement its dominance in the Production Vehicl...
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21 June 2018
The long awaited case of the four young women of Gabane accu...
20 June 2018
Police arrested two Zimbabwean men, Nkosana Admire Ngwenya (...
18 June 2018
Opposition leader Advocate Duma Boko's bodyguard and entrepr...
21 June 2018
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Thu 21 Jun 2018, 13:57 pm
The National Strategy Team of the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) will convene in Palapye this weekend to draw up a plan that will drive the party's campaign towar...
Thu 21 Jun 2018, 13:46 pm
The long awaited case of the four young women of Gabane accused of murdering a man from Salajwe will soon be committed to the High Court for commencement.
Thu 21 Jun 2018, 12:34 pm
The economic stability of women is key to breaking the poverty cycle, as women are able to independently support their children’s education, which is a key factor to pr...
Thu 21 Jun 2018, 08:00 am
Four accused persons in the 2005 Mogoditshane land scam has been acquitted and discharged by the High Court.
Business
Thu 21 Jun 2018, 15:16 pm
High sales volumes of Carling Black Label softened yet another tough year for Kgalagadi Breweries Limited (KBL) in which returns on brands such as Castle Lite shrank.
Wed 20 Jun 2018, 14:59 pm
The Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Kenneth Matambo told Parliament that at the end of March 2018 there were nine international financial institutions inclu...
Tue 19 Jun 2018, 15:22 pm
The Bank of Botswana this morning maintained the bank rate at 5%, continuing its push to boost economic activity through accommodative interest rates.
Fri 15 Jun 2018, 18:00 pm
Batswana could soon join citizens in a handful of other African countries with access to state-backed retail bonds, the blue chip investments that offer top notch returns...
Sport
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 12:16 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) Electoral Committee has declared the recently held Southern Region Football Association (SOFA) elections null and void after citin...
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 12:13 pm
All seemed well at Township Rollers until the club was rocked by internal squabbles last week.
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 12:04 pm
With another court case looming between two warring factions at Mochudi Centre Chiefs, both parties this time are hopeful that it will finally bring the long running batt...
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 12:03 pm
Local rider, Ross Branch will be eyeing his third consecutive Toyota Desert Race title while the Toyota Gazoo team is out to cement its dominance in the Production Vehicl...
Lifestyle
Wed 20 Jun 2018, 13:16 pm
Renowned local artist, Wilson Ngoni's one-day exhibition will open today (Wednesday) at Thapong Visual Arts Centre.
Wed 20 Jun 2018, 12:57 pm
PRESS STATEMENT: Wine lovers are in for a treat at the most anticipated wine event of the year.
Fri 15 Jun 2018, 12:48 pm
Gaborone International Music and Culture (GIMC) week, a weeklong event that runs from end of August to beginning of September, closed the year in tragedy. The tragic deat...
Fri 15 Jun 2018, 12:43 pm
It is always a norm to see Dladleng Entertainment hosting their Desert Music festival at Jwaneng Town Council annually on the Saturday of the Toyota 1000km Desert race. B...
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Wed 20 Jun 2018, 10:37 am
DITSHWANELO – The Botswana Centre for Human Rights, joins the world in commemorating World Refugee Day. The theme for World Refugee Day this year is#WithRefugees.
Thu 14 Jun 2018, 12:00 pm
Press Statement: DITSHWANELO - The Botswana Centre for Human Rights, is commemorating the raid on Gaborone by the-then apartheid government of South Africa on 14 June 198...
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 16:10 pm
Utilising archival records this paper argues that the coordinator of the Tenth Anniversary Independence Celebrations Unit (TACU), Gobe Matenge, tried to use the process t...
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 15:53 pm
When drought hits a region as dry as northern Namibia, subsistence farmers can weather the crisis better if they have more than just their land to depend on for food or a...
Features
Fri 15 Jun 2018, 13:09 pm
In politics, there are people who make things happen directly and those who call the shots behind the scenes. Mmegi Staff Writer, RYDER GABATHUSE looks at movers and shak...
Fri 15 Jun 2018, 12:54 pm
New Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation minister, Vincent Seretse, plans to turn the country's diplomats around the world into ambassadors of economic growth. T...
Fri 15 Jun 2018, 12:51 pm
Matters at troubled life insurance company, Bona Life, are coming to a head. A bitter shareholder row, P650 million lawsuit, attempts to dismiss the CEO and a Court of A...
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 15:54 pm
There was a time when the country's entire mining industry was abuzz with excitement around coal, a mineral which by then touted was being touted as the next "diamond mir...
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Fri 08 Jun 2018, 16:02 pm
Stakeholders in the Education sector have been informed that the process of registration of qualification is expected to start by end of this month.
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 16:00 pm
Botswana Qualifications Authority says it has so far received 19 applications from Higher Education Providers also known as tertiary education institutions for registrati...
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 15:58 pm
Botswana Qualifications Authority has moved to ensure that all learners at local registered and accredited Education and Training Providers are protected and enabled to g...
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 15:56 pm
Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA) recently celebrated higher education and Trainers Providers who are fore-runners of providers, that is, those that have been regis...
World
Wed 20 Jun 2018, 15:35 pm
Canada's parliament has passed a law legalising the recreational use of marijuana nationwide.
Wed 20 Jun 2018, 11:19 am
The US has pulled out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, calling it a "cesspool of political bias".
Mon 18 Jun 2018, 10:57 am
South Korea's coach says he made his players wear different numbered shirts in recent friendlies to confuse opponents who he says cannot tell them apart.
Tue 12 Jun 2018, 17:17 pm
US President Donald Trump says his historic talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that ended in a joint agreement were "tremendous".
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Caprivians Protest at SADC Headquarters
Group of 12 elderly refugees from Caprivi Strip in Namibia staged a peaceful protest at SADC headquarters in Gaborone since Monday. The men and one woman vowed to sit in by the regional body headquarters until their grievances were addressed. The refugees represent nearly 900 at Dukwi who fled to Botswana some 20 years ago after a bloody conflict in the Caprivi Strip.
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President Mokgweetsi Masisi's opening remarks at his first Press Conference at President of Botswana
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