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Controversial former journalist, Daniel Kenosi may face a charge of Causing Death by Dangerous Driving, amongst other charges. Station commander at the Naledi Police Stat...
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Colonel Galebotswe walks into a sand model room full of officers in the rank of captain and major to take up his slot for instructing these officers.
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SELEBI-PHIKWE: The marathon wage negotiation dispute between Botswana Mine Workers Union and BCL mine that started in April 14, 2014 was finally settled on September 15.
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SELEBI-PHIKWE: Despite finally reaching an agreement with BCL mine on wages and accommodation, Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU) believes next year might see them at eac...
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Mon 29 Sep 2014, 13:00 pm
Controversial former journalist, Daniel Kenosi may face a charge of Causing Death by Dangerous Driving, amongst other charges. Station commander at the Naledi Police Stat...
Fri 26 Sep 2014, 14:39 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: The marathon wage negotiation dispute between Botswana Mine Workers Union and BCL mine that started in April 14, 2014 was finally settled on September 15.
Fri 26 Sep 2014, 14:41 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Despite finally reaching an agreement with BCL mine on wages and accommodation, Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU) believes next year might see them at eac...
Fri 26 Sep 2014, 14:45 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Central Police Station Commander, Superintendent Lebalang Maniki has asked the public to cooperate with the police during the holidays.
Business
Fri 26 Sep 2014, 15:02 pm
MOZAMBIQUE: Mozambique is willing to benchmark on Botswana in a bid to harness the potential in its tourism sector.
Fri 26 Sep 2014, 15:28 pm
Morupule Coal Mine (MCM) has started preparatory work towards establishment of a new one million tonnes per annum open cast coal mine.
Fri 26 Sep 2014, 15:19 pm
The Competition Commission has lifted its suspension of a multi-million Pula tender, which had been awarded by Hukuntsi Sub district council. The council had to be suppl...
Fri 26 Sep 2014, 15:11 pm
Letshego Holdings’ loan book jumped 31 percent to breach the P5 billion mark in the six months period ended 31 July 2014 on the back strong advances growth in three of th...
Sport
Mon 28 Oct 2013, 15:00 pm
Thabo Gumpo has won the Roscoe Bonna Valuers Speed Chess Championship held over the weekend at Yarona Country Lodge. The 23-year-old from Enpassent Chess Club won the top...
Mon 28 Oct 2013, 15:09 pm
Beleaguered Notwane lost 2-0 to Orapa United in a poorly attended be MOBILE Premier League match at the SSKB Stadium on Saturday.
Mon 28 Oct 2013, 15:05 pm
The Botswana Boxing Association's (BBA) inter-club boxing tournament which was held at the Sir Seretse Khama Barracks hall on Saturday did not disappoint despite some clu...
Mon 28 Oct 2013, 15:02 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Splinters gave everything they had but failed to click when it matters most to lose 46-64 to a spirited Flames in a Francistown basketball league derby.
Lifestyle
Fri 26 Sep 2014, 16:29 pm
After shooting to international fame for his portrayal of Sir Seretse Khama in Blue, Black And White, actor Donald Molosi, narrates to Mmegi staffer THALEFANG CHARLES his...
Fri 26 Sep 2014, 16:24 pm
The Giver, Reviewed by BAKANG ISRAEL
Fri 26 Sep 2014, 16:24 pm
Muscular cultural music star Shumba Ratshega’s popular song Leso la monnamogolo may have been one of his biggest hits, but it certainly was not a money-spinner.
Thu 25 Sep 2014, 17:10 pm
He has wooed audiences all over the world with his acoustic guitar skills, creating some magical moments for those who see him in action. Now there is a chance for Batsw...
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Fri 26 Sep 2014, 17:17 pm
Colonel Galebotswe walks into a sand model room full of officers in the rank of captain and major to take up his slot for instructing these officers.
Fri 26 Sep 2014, 17:17 pm
In typical fashion, I begin my story by tracing the etymology of this week’s key word: ‘master’ – thereby also showing off how it can be understood through Setswana, an u...
Fri 19 Sep 2014, 14:24 pm
With effect from 1 July 2011, payers of commission or brokerage fees ‘for, or in connection with the procurement of any goods or services’ have been required to deduct a ...
Fri 19 Sep 2014, 14:28 pm
The setting is Borakalalo ward in Molepolole North constituency where Comrade Arafat Khan has just been launched in what I can confidently call the most anticipated UDC l...
Features
Fri 26 Sep 2014, 16:32 pm
MAPUTO/MOZAMBIQUE: Sometimes they say looks can be deceiving and this adage fits the city of Maputo perfectly. Maputo is the capital of Mozambique and currently houses ov...
Fri 26 Sep 2014, 17:00 pm
I woke up sweating at what the Europeans know as the ‘devil’s hour’ - 3am. The previous evening I had just finished reading a taxation report.
Fri 26 Sep 2014, 16:38 pm
In 2009 the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) did not have a Facebook page, but now the ruling party is buying more Likes in an effort to win the general elections. Staff ...
Fri 26 Sep 2014, 16:40 pm
Recently Francistown civic leaders marked the last seating the last seating of their ordinary full council meeting after five years of either talking their voices hoarse,...
World
Thu 25 Sep 2014, 09:00 am
The Ebola outbreak threatens to become a political crisis that could unravel years of effort to stabilise West Africa, a think tank has warned.
Wed 17 Sep 2014, 10:23 am
South African President Jacob Zuma announced Tuesday that 67 South Africans died in a building collapse in Nigeria's financial capital Lagos.
Sat 13 Sep 2014, 14:11 pm
The parents of Reeva Steenkamp say "justice was not served" after South African athlete Oscar Pistorius was acquitted of murdering their daughter.
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 17:00 pm
Lesotho's exiled Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has called on regional leaders to deploy troops to his country to help restore order, his aide says.
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