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Thu 20 Jul 2017, 16:31 pm
Police acted quickly to nab suspects in the armed robbery at Bull & Bush pub, in which P80,000 was stolen yesterday morning.
Thu 20 Jul 2017, 16:12 pm
LOBATSE: In the second incident of its kind this year, a foetus estimated to be six-months old was found abandoned in Woodhall 1 ward on Friday.
Thu 20 Jul 2017, 15:24 pm
The Botswana Development Corporation’s (BDC) new strategy of increasing debt investments and reduce equity exposures will go a long way in addressing its legacy of high r...
Thu 20 Jul 2017, 14:12 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Miscellaneous have roped in former Extension Gunners coach Daniel ‘Chico’ Nare to replace Russia Chaba who parted ways with the Serowe side at the end of las...
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19 July 2017
BOBONONG: Police here have rubbished suggestions that they r...
19 July 2017
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20 July 2017
LOBATSE: In the second incident of its kind this year, a foe...
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14 July 2017
The Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) members are expect...

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Thu 20 Jul 2017, 16:31 pm
Police acted quickly to nab suspects in the armed robbery at Bull & Bush pub, in which P80,000 was stolen yesterday morning.
Thu 20 Jul 2017, 16:12 pm
LOBATSE: In the second incident of its kind this year, a foetus estimated to be six-months old was found abandoned in Woodhall 1 ward on Friday.
Sat 15 Jul 2017, 13:36 pm
BOBONONG: Intense fighting was the highlight of the opening day of the on-going Botswana Movement for Democratic (BMD) elective congress.
Fri 14 Jul 2017, 18:00 pm
BEIJING: A serious backlash is looming from China against impious Botswana for hosting the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama next month. More sacrilege, President ...
Business
Thu 20 Jul 2017, 15:24 pm
The Botswana Development Corporation’s (BDC) new strategy of increasing debt investments and reduce equity exposures will go a long way in addressing its legacy of high r...
Fri 14 Jul 2017, 18:00 pm
Pula Steel is headed for a change of ownership as it emerges that founders of the company, the Verma Family will not participate in a P28 million capital call, a developm...
Fri 14 Jul 2017, 16:29 pm
When government started issuing export permits last year for trading in donkey meat and hides to the Asian market, it had an ambitious objective to create economic opport...
Fri 14 Jul 2017, 16:29 pm
Against the backdrop of the low interest rates, Stanbic Bank Botswana has continued to develop products that would make savings more attractive.
Sport
Thu 20 Jul 2017, 14:12 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Miscellaneous have roped in former Extension Gunners coach Daniel ‘Chico’ Nare to replace Russia Chaba who parted ways with the Serowe side at the end of las...
Fri 14 Jul 2017, 17:07 pm
The Under-21 netball team, Dinaletsana failed to reach the quarterfinals of the 2017 Netball World Youth Cup due to a lesser goal ratio compared to their opponents. Howe...
Fri 14 Jul 2017, 17:01 pm
FRANCISTOWN: New Zebras coach, David Bright believes his underperforming side can turn around their fortunes against South Africa in the first leg of the 2018 Total Afric...
Fri 14 Jul 2017, 16:59 pm
A familiar foe has returned to local football as Zebras full back, Thabo Leinanyane has reportedly signed contracts with two sides, Township Rollers and Jwaneng Galaxy. T...
Lifestyle
Fri 14 Jul 2017, 16:12 pm
Basarwa are historically known for their rock art but even at this age they still hold on to their culture and roots by engraving it on canvas.
Fri 14 Jul 2017, 16:12 pm
Dedicated and passion driven Katso Baiphetlhi is a 20-year-old photographer from Serowe who was raised in Francistown.
Fri 14 Jul 2017, 16:10 pm
There is a saying that the joy of dressing is an art but it is a beautiful thing when a career and passion come together. Boikanyo Molale is one of the few local artists ...
Thu 13 Jul 2017, 18:00 pm
After having a colourful year in 2016 with hit tracks that received massive airplay in all radio stations, winning awards and getting fully booked, Baanthata ‘Ban T’ Mokg...
Tribute To Sir Ketumile Masire
Opinion & Analysis
Fri 14 Jul 2017, 16:10 pm
It is my singular honour and great privilege to grace the South African Communist Party’s Congress (SACP).
Wed 12 Jul 2017, 16:17 pm
BRUSSELS – Central banks have a problem: growth in much of the world is accelerating, but inflation has failed to take off. Of course, for most people, growth without inf...
Fri 07 Jul 2017, 17:16 pm
As the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) delegates congregate in Tonota for the 37th elective congress, President Ian Khama will be the cynosure of all eyes as he ac...
Fri 07 Jul 2017, 16:11 pm
Former president, Sir Ketumile Masire worked with Ian Khama for many years, the latter as deputy commander of the armed forces from Masire’s time as Vice President (1965-...
Features
Fri 14 Jul 2017, 15:57 pm
In 2013, a local promoter Zenzele Hirschfield had a social responsibility initiative she called Ten Good Deeds. In one of the deeds, (I do not remember the other nine) sh...
Fri 14 Jul 2017, 15:48 pm
In a three and a half minute speech, that to many shocked listeners must have sounded much longer, French leader, Emmanuel Macron, this week stunned Africa with rehashed ...
Fri 14 Jul 2017, 15:36 pm
As China ramps up its threats against Botswana over the opening of doors to the Dalai Lama, a month-long study by Mmegi hints at the reasons a country of two million peop...
Fri 14 Jul 2017, 15:30 pm
In a sleepy village gripped by social ills such as poverty, diseases, shortage of classrooms at some Tonota schools with dilapidated and windowless classrooms, it is pain...
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Fri 30 Jun 2017, 20:08 pm
Renowned as a master farmer in his home village of Kanye and beyond, Sir Ketumile Masire met his march in Vlado Rubezic, somewhere around 1993 when he walked into Feed Ce...
Fri 30 Jun 2017, 20:08 pm
Tautona wa lefatshe la Zimbabwe Robert Gabriel Mugabe a re tautona wa bobedi wa lefatshe la Botswana, yo o neng a bolokwa maabane, Sir Quett Ketumile Joni Masire e ne e ...
Fri 30 Jun 2017, 20:08 pm
Tautona wa lefatshe la Botswana Lt General Dr Ian Khama a re tautona ya bobedi ya lefatshe la Botswana, Sir QuettKetumile Joni Masire o segile tema e tona thata ka nako y...
Thu 29 Jun 2017, 14:14 pm
On May 6, a host of farmers, especially those who till the soil gathered at Mosesidi Farm 10 belonging, incidentally to a farmer who share Sir Ketumile Masire’s name, Que...
World
Fri 07 Jul 2017, 20:00 pm
Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have discussed the alleged Russian hacking of last year's US presidential election during their first meeting.
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 10:44 am
Four Arab states have sent Qatar a list of 13 demands it must meet if it wants them to lift their sanctions.
Fri 16 Jun 2017, 10:17 am
The estranged wife of incoming Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has been shot dead two days before his inauguration.
Mon 05 Jun 2017, 11:34 am
Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of destabilising the region.
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Thu 20 Jul 2017, 16:36 pm
Bogologolo Batswana ba santse ba tshela ka nama ya diphologolo tsa naga, e ne e re banna ba bolola go ya letsomo ba tseye dibolai ka go farologana, jaaka direkere, melamu...
Wed 12 Jul 2017, 17:01 pm
Phathi e e busang ya Domkraga(BDP) e sa tswa go ithuna dinta kwa phuthegong kgolo ya yone kwa Tonota, e dira jaana e sutela tsa kganetso Botswana Movement fro Democacrcy ...
Wed 12 Jul 2017, 16:58 pm
Ditshupo tsa temo thuo e kile ya bo e le nngwe ya ditiragalo tse ditona mo Botswana, di bile di ratega thata.
Wed 12 Jul 2017, 16:57 pm
Le fa ba le bantsi ba ne ba senyediwa ke pula, Mma Morwadi ene a falola, merwalela ya mo feta ka kwa thoko. Ya sala e a hupile mabele tshimo ya gagwe ya legotlho. Dinawa ...
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BMD Stones War at Bobonong
Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) warring factions faced off each other at the Main entrance of Matshekge Hill Secondary School on Saturday. The Pilane faction hired the untrained security men to man the gate while the Ndaba faction brought its own people to demand access into the congress venue. Pictures, THALEFANG CHARLES
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Why does Botswana need expensive fighter jets? - Swedish media interrogate Khama
President Ian Khama defends govt's intension to purchase expensive fighter jets in Sweden. Khama is currently on a controversial state visit in Sweden where he trying to get a deal of procuring eight to 12 Gripen fighter jets for the BDF.
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