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Wednesday 29 June 2016, 16:03 pm.
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Wed 29 Jun 2016, 15:54 pm
The death toll in a gun and suicide bomb attack on Istanbul's Ataturk airport has risen to 41, 13 of them foreign nationals, with 239 injured, the Turkish city's governor...
Wed 29 Jun 2016, 11:41 am
Police XI chairperson and former Botswana Premier League vice chairperson, Solomon Mantswe has become the third person to join the Botswana Football Association (BFA) pre...
Wed 29 Jun 2016, 09:19 am
With just a month left before his term ends in August, the chairman of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), President Ian Khama, may find himself with missio...
Wed 29 Jun 2016, 09:19 am
Local police yesterday escorted a delegation of opposition Lesotho Members of Parliament away from the SADC Double Troika at a local convention centre, apparently for pos...
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Wed 29 Jun 2016, 09:19 am
With just a month left before his term ends in August, the chairman of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), President Ian Khama, may find himself with missio...
Wed 29 Jun 2016, 09:19 am
Local police yesterday escorted a delegation of opposition Lesotho Members of Parliament away from the SADC Double Troika at a local convention centre, apparently for pos...
Tue 28 Jun 2016, 16:54 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: The Minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology, who is also the MP for Selebi-Phikwe East, Nonofo Molefhi has slammed drug dealers for selling drug...
Tue 28 Jun 2016, 16:47 pm
Six lawyers representing 24 Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) soldiers imprisoned on mutiny charges have challenged Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili to set up an independent c...
Business
Tue 28 Jun 2016, 18:00 pm
Fleming Asset Management Botswana has instituted investigation into events surrounding Friday’s termination of a lucrative Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund (BPOPF) m...
Tue 28 Jun 2016, 15:53 pm
MAUN: The chairperson of Botswana Wildlife Management Association, Debbie Peake has expressed concern on calls from the West to ban export of wildlife trophies as the fin...
Tue 28 Jun 2016, 15:52 pm
Lucara Diamond Corporation’s 1,109-carat diamond has been insured for $120 million (P1.3 billion), Global Mining Observer reported, citing unnamed sources in London.
Fri 24 Jun 2016, 18:00 pm
The economy is unlikely to expand by the projected 4.2 percent this year as the country continues to face multiple challenges, Bank of Botswana (BoB) believes.
Sport
Wed 29 Jun 2016, 11:41 am
Police XI chairperson and former Botswana Premier League vice chairperson, Solomon Mantswe has become the third person to join the Botswana Football Association (BFA) pre...
Tue 28 Jun 2016, 15:38 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) plans to use the P250,000 prize money from the COSAFA Cup to clear outstanding players’ allowances, Mmegi Sport has learnt.
Tue 28 Jun 2016, 15:25 pm
The Botswana Boxing Association (BoBA) has suffered a 10% budget cut for their annual grant after receiving P900,000 from the Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC). T...
Tue 28 Jun 2016, 15:00 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: The 2016 Dr Kim’s Memorial Charity Golf tournament will be immensely improved after roping in of new sponsors, according to event coordinator Soares Katumb...
Lifestyle
Tue 28 Jun 2016, 18:00 pm
The culture of snubbing shows at the last minute by South African artists continues to haunt local promoters. The latest such incident involves Naak Musiq, who was suppo...
Tue 28 Jun 2016, 15:44 pm
Veteran Motswako lyricist, Tuks Senganga, is expected to land in the country today to headline the Hip Hop and RnB Live Sessions main event at Chez Nicholas on Thursday.
Tue 28 Jun 2016, 15:43 pm
In what was supposed to be a curtain raiser for the Desert Race on Friday, the Monate Khokho’s Bon Fire Camp Out Festival flopped due to poor attendance.Only countable pe...
Tue 28 Jun 2016, 15:41 pm
Despite various hiccups with South African artists, who were lineup for the Desert Music Festival last Saturday, local acts more than made up for the losses incurred by f...
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Tue 28 Jun 2016, 15:58 pm
A very good evening to you all! It is indeed a pleasure for me to be with you here this evening to officiate at this Innovation Prize for Africa Awards Gala Dinner. I wou...
Mon 27 Jun 2016, 07:15 am
I love Independence Day. I love joining friends and colleagues to celebrate with food and music and reflect on the founding of the United States, now 240 years young.
Thu 23 Jun 2016, 15:00 pm
On June 21, 2016, the Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA), attended a Health Ethics Seminar organised by AVIWE Healthcare Resource and Training Institut...
Wed 22 Jun 2016, 15:29 pm
Dear Mr. Prime Minister, It has been one full year now since our fathers were rounded up and seized by the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) operatives from various places (ho...
Features
Fri 24 Jun 2016, 16:25 pm
With a record 41 million people in need of food relief in the region and climate change forecasts pointing to declining resources in the future, SADC leaders are due to c...
Fri 24 Jun 2016, 16:17 pm
In January this year, Australian junior miner, Mount Burgess won back its rights to a 25-million tonne zinc, silver and lead project in Ngamiland, lost after regulatory w...
Fri 24 Jun 2016, 16:14 pm
If China is a rising fiery dragon heading for world superpowerdom, her crown must be the Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. Even the name Huawei apparently literally means “Chi...
Fri 24 Jun 2016, 16:04 pm
My morning drive in pursuit of my daily chores on Friday June 10, was interrupted by a phone call breaking news that, two weeks on, I still find hard to take in.
World
Wed 29 Jun 2016, 15:54 pm
The death toll in a gun and suicide bomb attack on Istanbul's Ataturk airport has risen to 41, 13 of them foreign nationals, with 239 injured, the Turkish city's governor...
Fri 24 Jun 2016, 09:52 am
Prime Minister David Cameron is to step down by October after the UK voted to leave the European Union.
Mon 13 Jun 2016, 09:16 am
Orlando, Florida (CNN)- An American-born man who'd pledged allegiance to ISIS gunned down 50 people early Sunday at a gay nightclub in Orlando, the deadliest mass shootin...
Wed 08 Jun 2016, 08:30 am
One of African football's best-known figures, Stephen Keshi, has died at the age of 54, the Nigeria Football Association has said. A former captain of the Nigeria nationa...
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Wed 22 Jun 2016, 15:59 pm
Ditshupo tsa temothuo tsa kgaolo ya Serowe tsa monongwaga di tla di godile le go tlhabologa ka go solofetswe disupiwa ka mefuta go tswa mo balemibaruing go tswa mo kgaolo...
Wed 22 Jun 2016, 15:58 pm
LETLHAKANE: Baagi ba kgaolwana ya Letlhakane Bkone ba re ga ba sa tlhole ba batla go emelwa kwa khanseleng ke mokhanselalara wa bone wa Gompieno Boitshwarelo Mopedi.
Wed 22 Jun 2016, 15:56 pm
METSIAAELA: Knowledge Shanganani wa dingwaga tse masome a mararo le boraro(33), yo o tlholegang kwa Zimbabwe, o sekela molato wa go tlhaba Elliot Lefatshe ka sengwe se go...
Wed 22 Jun 2016, 15:48 pm
MAUN. Letlhoko la metsi kwa motseng wa Maun le tsentse matshelo a batho mo diphatseng ka ba felela ba a nwa aa seng phepa.
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