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Fri 22 Jul 2016, 12:43 pm
Tomorrow’s play-off match between rivals, Mochudi Centre Chiefs and Township Rollers will go on as scheduled despite the former’s plea that they do not have enough player...
Fri 22 Jul 2016, 12:42 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Orapa United midfield maestro, Patrick Motsepe has abruptly retired from active football after being diagnosed with a heart condition.
Fri 22 Jul 2016, 12:40 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) general assembly will next Saturday give directions on the fate of the suspended Botswana Premier League (BPL) board. BFA presiden...
Fri 22 Jul 2016, 12:38 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) reportedly feels let down by its National Disciplinary Committee (NDC) after a number of contentious decisions plunged football in...
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Thu 21 Jul 2016, 18:00 pm
Members of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) in Goodhope/Mabule have expressed displeasure at minister Eric Molale’s campaigning antics while sidelining others who are ...
Thu 21 Jul 2016, 10:03 am
The prevailing biting cold has worsened shortage of blankets at the country’s premier referral facility, Princess Marina Hospital. In-patients are now bringing their own ...
Thu 21 Jul 2016, 10:01 am
Namibian President, Hage Geingob has requested the Botswana government to manage its cross border poaching operations which normally result in Namibian nationals losing t...
Thu 21 Jul 2016, 09:59 am
FRANCISTOWN: The construction of the Botswana National Front (BNF) headquarters affectionately known as Kopano House will finally take off before the end of the year.
Business
Thu 21 Jul 2016, 18:00 pm
The Minister of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources, Kitso Mokaila is adamant that despite global market challenges, which affected all companies locally and internation...
Thu 21 Jul 2016, 09:46 am
The Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Kenneth Matambo says there is an urgent need for increased collaboration between government and the private sector to dr...
Thu 21 Jul 2016, 09:45 am
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Small business owners here have expressed disappointment after being chased away from selling points at this year’s softball extravaganza held at Makhubu R...
Fri 15 Jul 2016, 18:00 pm
Market analysts believe investors who have lost money through the tumbling BTCL share price can sue the company for failure to disclose full information on the Botswana P...
Sport
Fri 22 Jul 2016, 12:43 pm
Tomorrow’s play-off match between rivals, Mochudi Centre Chiefs and Township Rollers will go on as scheduled despite the former’s plea that they do not have enough player...
Fri 22 Jul 2016, 12:42 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Orapa United midfield maestro, Patrick Motsepe has abruptly retired from active football after being diagnosed with a heart condition.
Fri 22 Jul 2016, 12:40 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) general assembly will next Saturday give directions on the fate of the suspended Botswana Premier League (BPL) board. BFA presiden...
Fri 22 Jul 2016, 12:38 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) reportedly feels let down by its National Disciplinary Committee (NDC) after a number of contentious decisions plunged football in...
Lifestyle
Thu 21 Jul 2016, 18:00 pm
A local group of musicians from Nata called Show Skippers recently took advantage of the annual Makgadikgadi Epic when they performed at the Cultural Night organised by M...
Thu 21 Jul 2016, 09:42 am
With a few days before the Rio 2016 Olympics kick off, disc jockey Tshepang ‘DJ Izzy’ Motsisi has released a new song that celebrates the Botswana Olympics team.
Thu 21 Jul 2016, 09:40 am
Despite the Bot50 board being given authority to run the golden jubilee celebrations, cabinet is expected to choose the theme song for the Bot50 celebrations. Fresh infor...
Fri 15 Jul 2016, 18:00 pm
Winners of the President’s Day national art, basket and craft competitions were recently announced at the National Museum. Mmegi Staffer MOMPATI TLHANKANE went to the gal...
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Opinion & Analysis
Fri 15 Jul 2016, 11:24 am
Botswana poet, novelist, historian, short story writer, biographer and human rights advocate, TEEDZANI THAPELO*, argues that the exercise of intellectual life from the po...
Wed 13 Jul 2016, 15:37 pm
The public is informed that the article that appeared on Page 3 of the Mmegi newspaper dated Friday July 8, 2016 under the heading ‘They want to tame us’-BOFEPUSU’ is not...
Tue 12 Jul 2016, 15:21 pm
The African Union Vision of “An integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa, driven by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in the international arena” is one...
Tue 12 Jul 2016, 14:50 pm
The Botswana Centre for Human Rights wishes to express its deep sympathy to the victims’ families and wishes those injured a speedy recovery, following the recent Bamangw...
Features
Fri 15 Jul 2016, 15:52 pm
In this second and final installment of a two-part series, Titus Mbuya dispels the myth of a media industry purportedly captured by corporate interests, and shows how int...
Fri 15 Jul 2016, 11:35 am
Although he reputedly has a soft spot for refugees, President Hage Geingob’s historic visit to Botswana this week failed to break the stalemate in which more than 1,000 N...
Fri 15 Jul 2016, 11:26 am
With his one-year tenure as SADC chair a few weeks away from ending, President Ian Khama leaves as fresh unrest stirs in Zimbabwe. Before Khama, Robert Mugabe was chair a...
Fri 15 Jul 2016, 11:22 am
A Kasane-based private tour guide will jet off to the United States (US) in the next few weeks, to be the guest of tourists who were swept away by his excellent customer ...
World
Fri 22 Jul 2016, 08:51 am
Zimbabwe's war veterans association, which has played a key and sometimes violent role in supporting President Robert Mugabe, has released a statement withdrawing its bac...
Thu 14 Jul 2016, 16:07 pm
A Zimbabwean pastor who was briefly detained after organising a nationwide strike last week has called on people to keep protesting.
Mon 11 Jul 2016, 17:15 pm
Renewed fighting has broken out in South Sudan between forces loyal to the president and vice-president.
Wed 06 Jul 2016, 11:48 am
South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to six years in prison for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013.
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Thu 21 Jul 2016, 10:26 am
Barui ba kgaolo ya Ghanzi ba boleletse Tautona Dr. Seretse Khama Ian Khama gore ntswa ba lebogetse loeto lwa gagwe lwa go bula ditshupo tsa Ghanzi semmuso, ba santse ba l...
Thu 21 Jul 2016, 10:24 am
Letsholo la loeto la molelo wa kgolagano le ntse le tsweletse sentle kwa kgaolong ya Kgatleng, ka jaana mo mosong wa gompieno molelo o goroga kwa motseng wa Bokaa, morago...
Thu 21 Jul 2016, 10:24 am
LETLHAKANE: E rile bosheng mokgweetsi wa dikoloi tsa puso kwa sekoleng se segolwane sa Motsumi mo Boteti, Oscar Marumo (38), a itshupa e le lantlha fa pele ga ga Mmakaset...
Thu 21 Jul 2016, 10:21 am
LETLHAKANE: Mokhanselara wa Letlhakane Borwa, Aaron Baitsemang o gwetlhile banana go tlhwaafaelele go inaakanyana go dirisa mananeo a dithuso a puso segolobogolo a temoth...
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