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Kgosi Kgafela Kgafela’s loyalist in South Africa, Victor Modimakwane, has castigated Botswana media, claiming that it has always been against the fugitive Bakgatla paramo...
Wed 27 Aug 2014, 12:54 pm
Canadian firm, Galane Gold has entered into a secured $5 million (P44 million) loan facility and gold prepayment agreement with Samsung C&T U.K. Limited.
Wed 27 Aug 2014, 12:19 pm
Defending Premier League champions, Township Rollers are cagey on the capture of former Mochudi Centre Chiefs striker, Jerome ‘JJ’ Ramatlhakwana.
Wed 27 Aug 2014, 11:23 am
The Botswana darts national team, which left for the Region V (formerly Zone VI) tournament in Harare, Zimbabwe on Monday, has promised to improve on its perennial bronze...
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FRANCISTOWN: A 25-year-old Shashemooke man, Mmilili Santu ha...
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Botswana has instituted a travel ban to and from the Democra...
27 August 2014
GANTSI: The director of health services, Dr Khumo Seipone, h...
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Wed 27 Aug 2014, 16:49 pm
Kgosi Kgafela Kgafela’s loyalist in South Africa, Victor Modimakwane, has castigated Botswana media, claiming that it has always been against the fugitive Bakgatla paramo...
Wed 27 Aug 2014, 15:28 pm
FRANCISTOWN: A 25-year-old Shashemooke man, Mmilili Santu has acquired a two-year sponsorship from a local company to further his engineering studies in China.
Wed 27 Aug 2014, 15:28 pm
Botswana has instituted a travel ban to and from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) following an outbreak of the Ebola virus in that country.
Wed 27 Aug 2014, 15:40 pm
GANTSI: The director of health services, Dr Khumo Seipone, has said the government is not getting value for its investments in the health sector. She said that though th...
Business
Wed 27 Aug 2014, 12:54 pm
Canadian firm, Galane Gold has entered into a secured $5 million (P44 million) loan facility and gold prepayment agreement with Samsung C&T U.K. Limited.
Wed 27 Aug 2014, 12:54 pm
Botswana can use the recently signed landmark Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) deal between SADC and the European Union (EU) to attract Foreign Direct Investment (FDI...
Wed 27 Aug 2014, 12:49 pm
FRANCISTOWN: According to the Agriculture Hub, Botswana makes only three million of the 63 million litres of milk demanded by the marker and imports the remaining 60 mill...
Tue 26 Aug 2014, 13:35 pm
Australian firm Kimberley Diamonds has emplaced plans to raise cash from shareholders to fund the re-opening of Lerala Diamond mine.
Sport
Wed 27 Aug 2014, 12:19 pm
Defending Premier League champions, Township Rollers are cagey on the capture of former Mochudi Centre Chiefs striker, Jerome ‘JJ’ Ramatlhakwana.
Wed 27 Aug 2014, 12:18 pm
BMC has given discarded Gaborone United goalkeeper, Philip Nhete a lifeline after handing the player a four-month deal.
Wed 27 Aug 2014, 11:23 am
The Botswana national bowling team preparing for the African States Tournament (AST) showed a lot of promise in the friendly match against Mafikeng Select at the Jwaneng ...
Wed 27 Aug 2014, 11:23 am
The Botswana darts national team, which left for the Region V (formerly Zone VI) tournament in Harare, Zimbabwe on Monday, has promised to improve on its perennial bronze...
Lifestyle
Wed 27 Aug 2014, 12:40 pm
Four-man band Team Distant is leading the inaugural Yarona FM Music Awards (YAMAs) nominee list, with four nominations followed by Odirile “Vee” Sento with three nominati...
Wed 27 Aug 2014, 12:37 pm
South African gospel singer Koliwe Mpaneng will launch her album on September 6 at Boipuso Hall.
Wed 27 Aug 2014, 12:30 pm
In a bid to help fight unemployment and nurture local talent, the trio of Tsaya Setoki, Galephirime le Rre Bebe has released a comedy DVD entitled Susu ilela suswana.
Wed 27 Aug 2014, 12:30 pm
Popular Afro Blues band Zimboita is thrilled by its Gaborone show, which forms part of their African Dream Tour early next month. Zimboita is the famous collaboration of ...
Opinion & Analysis
Wed 27 Aug 2014, 14:44 pm
Dear Brothers and Sisters, the faithful and all people of good will,
Fri 22 Aug 2014, 11:43 am
While the Office of the President has reacted with strong words to former president Festus Mogae’s declaration that his successor Ian Khama is a dictator, Mmegi Staff Wri...
Fri 22 Aug 2014, 11:39 am
If the weekend launch of Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) veteran and Molepolole South candidate Daniel Kwelagobe is anything to go, the yesteryear’s Barata-phathi and A-t...
Fri 22 Aug 2014, 11:29 am
This past week The Business Weekly and Review published a story detailing a leaked plan of assassinations in this country.
Features
Wed 27 Aug 2014, 14:53 pm
This is one of the National Museum’s notices at the old Bonnington Farm. It is only one sentence long but this is enough for the Museum to make no less than three factual...
Tue 26 Aug 2014, 13:52 pm
From the first edition in August 1984 which carried a simple business story on co-operatives, Mmegi’s coverage of economic and financial news has grown in leaps and bounc...
Tue 26 Aug 2014, 13:12 pm
This is an edited version of an address by VICE PRESIDENT DR PONATSHEGO KEDIKILWE at the inaugural Francistown Investment Forum recently
Fri 22 Aug 2014, 16:00 pm
For long you live and high you fly, But only if you ride the tide, And balanced on the biggest wave, You race towards an early grave - Pink Floyd, Breathe (1973)
World
Mon 25 Aug 2014, 10:00 am
The Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed that an outbreak of haemorrhagic fever in the north of the country has been identified as Ebola.
Fri 22 Aug 2014, 11:00 am
One of the US aid workers who recovered from an Ebola infection is "thrilled to be alive" as he and another patient are discharged from hospital.
Wed 20 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
The Islamic State militant group has released a video online purporting to show the beheading of US journalist James Foley, missing since 2012.
Wed 13 Aug 2014, 14:53 pm
The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified Kenya as a "high-risk" country for the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
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