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Mon 29 Aug 2016, 18:00 pm
State-owned diamond marketing enterprise, Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) will hold a seven-month-long youth entrepreneurship programme to be hosted by industry experts fo...
Mon 29 Aug 2016, 18:00 pm
The National Assembly has now been given a chance to proceed with the disciplinary case against Botswana National Front Youth League (BNFYL) president, Khumoekae Richard ...
Mon 29 Aug 2016, 18:00 pm
Gaborone International Music and Culture week (GIMC) started in a loud roar on Saturday night when Jonathan Butler, Re Batswana Music Ensemble and Sereetsi & The Natives ...
Mon 29 Aug 2016, 16:58 pm
A South African minister has thrown his support behind protesting female students, who accuse their high school of operating a racist hair policy.
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The 12-year legal battle between the owners of Molapo Crossi...
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29 August 2016
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Mon 29 Aug 2016, 18:00 pm
The National Assembly has now been given a chance to proceed with the disciplinary case against Botswana National Front Youth League (BNFYL) president, Khumoekae Richard ...
Mon 29 Aug 2016, 16:29 pm
Revenue growth at the security behemoth, G4s reached P108,086 million, up five percent from the same time in 2015, the company announced at their half-year results announ...
Mon 29 Aug 2016, 16:29 pm
Sehitwa: Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi has challenged beneficiaries of the poverty eradication programme to transform themselves from rags to become millionaires throu...
Mon 29 Aug 2016, 16:23 pm
The assistant minister of health, Dr Alfred Madigele has hailed the just-ended HIV/AIDS conference that brought together specialists from across the region as valuable fo...
Business
Mon 29 Aug 2016, 18:00 pm
State-owned diamond marketing enterprise, Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) will hold a seven-month-long youth entrepreneurship programme to be hosted by industry experts fo...
Mon 29 Aug 2016, 15:27 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Minister of Labour and Home Affairs, Edwin Batshu has revealed that over P67million will be used to empower women.
Mon 29 Aug 2016, 15:27 pm
The product development manager at Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE), Kopano Bolokwe found himself in an uncomfortable situation when he had to answer to an emotional audienc...
Mon 29 Aug 2016, 15:25 pm
FRANCISTOWN: A majority of unemployed youth have a tendency of losing hope, but this has not been the case with Moshinga Ndhao, 25, who has turned basket-making into a li...
Sport
Mon 29 Aug 2016, 15:19 pm
The Botswana Basketball Association (BBA) in conjunction with non-profit foundation, Giants of Africa have organised a training camp geared towards building a team for th...
Mon 29 Aug 2016, 15:08 pm
Botswana is the overall winner of the Confederation of Schools Sport Associations of Southern Africa (COSSASA) ball games that came to an end in Gaborone on Friday. The h...
Mon 29 Aug 2016, 15:08 pm
OTSE: Mochudi Centre Chiefs on Saturday beat rivals Extension Gunners 2-1 in a fairly contested final of a four-team pre-season tournament played at Otse Police College.
Mon 29 Aug 2016, 15:08 pm
Botswana Football Association (BFA) on Friday extended the transfer window up to September 9. The initial date for the closure of the transfer period was last Friday.
Lifestyle
Mon 29 Aug 2016, 18:00 pm
Gaborone International Music and Culture week (GIMC) started in a loud roar on Saturday night when Jonathan Butler, Re Batswana Music Ensemble and Sereetsi & The Natives ...
Mon 29 Aug 2016, 15:09 pm
Although a newbie in the music industry, Amantle Brown is continuing to leave an impressionable mark in the hearts of many. Her latest jaw-dropping performance came on Fr...
Mon 22 Aug 2016, 18:00 pm
With many local musicians struggling to stage classical concerts, gospel artist Vusi Mtokufa put up a sterling performance on Saturday night at the Stanbic Bank Piazza, s...
Mon 22 Aug 2016, 15:05 pm
Kanye traditional choir, Inter Choir left the audience eating out of the palms of their hands on Saturday at Kanye Show Ground during the FNB kraal handover.
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Mon 29 Aug 2016, 15:35 pm
EI (Education International) is the voice of teachers and other education employees across the globe. A federation of 396 associations and unions in 171 countries and ter...
Mon 22 Aug 2016, 15:27 pm
I write as a very disappointed follower of the Botswana Movement For Democracy (BMD), which I started following with gusto in 2010. I’m still wearing my honey bee coloure...
Mon 22 Aug 2016, 15:24 pm
The recent remarks by Bobirwa member of parliament directed at my person and questioning my citizenship not only is an insult to my parents privacy, it is an insult to th...
Mon 15 Aug 2016, 14:39 pm
Reference is made herein to your article on The Monitor of August 8 2016, by your reporter, captioned “GU Want Zakhem To Assume Full Control”.
Features
Mon 14 Mar 2016, 14:53 pm
The tiny village of Gulubane is situated about 10 kilometres off the A3 road. From Francistown, pass Mathangwane until a board signalling a right turn appears. The road a...
Mon 22 Feb 2016, 16:07 pm
LUANDA: I am writing this on the way to the airport on our airport shuttle – a big white 4X4 Dodge Durango – to catch a flight to a town called Menongue in the Cuito Cuan...
Mon 01 Feb 2016, 15:35 pm
At just 26 years, Kenathata Dipogiso was defying the prophesy of his own first name, which seemed to suggest that he was destined to be a weakling. He had become the opp...
Mon 14 Dec 2015, 18:00 pm
On April 27, 2009 *Malebogo Max Molefhe was shot eight times by an enraged boyfriend. The gunshot that was meant to blow her brains off mysteriously jammed. The gun faile...
World
Mon 29 Aug 2016, 16:58 pm
A South African minister has thrown his support behind protesting female students, who accuse their high school of operating a racist hair policy.
Tue 16 Aug 2016, 09:57 am
A South African court has jailed a woman for 10 years for kidnapping a baby from her hospital bed 19 years ago and raising her as her own.
Tue 09 Aug 2016, 12:37 pm
A Namibian boxer has been arrested by Brazilian police on suspicion of attempting to sexually assault a maid in the Rio de Janeiro Olympic village.
Tue 05 Jul 2016, 10:48 am
The US space agency has successfully put a new probe in orbit around Jupiter. The Juno satellite, which left Earth five years ago, had to fire a rocket engine to slow its...
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Wed 24 Aug 2016, 17:27 pm
Lebutswapele la dipolotiki tsa Botswana la phathi ya Domkraga(BDP), Patrick Balopi, a re maloko a yone ba tshwanetse go tsaya maikarabelo a go e nonotsha le go ema boetel...
Wed 24 Aug 2016, 15:30 pm
Dikgang tsa tshimolodiso ya madirelo a koloi ya HINO kwa Maun di monate ele ruri. Tshimolodiso ya madirelo a e raya di le mmalwa jaaka go direla Batawana le Batswana ka k...
Wed 24 Aug 2016, 15:29 pm
O na le leruo ka ntlha ya lentswe le le monate. O kile a opelela dikgosi tsa Gammangwato mme a lebogwa ka go tshwara ka diatla tsa segosi
Wed 24 Aug 2016, 15:28 pm
MAUN: E ne e re bogologolo fa basimane ba tshameka ka dikolotsana tsa diwaere le maotwana a dikoloi, ba bale mefuta ya tsone le go di boka bare bo J5, Land Cruiser, Chevr...
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