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Tuesday 09 February 2016, 11:14 am.
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Tue 09 Feb 2016, 09:33 am
The Swiss city of Lausanne has banned outdoor silent discos, saying that they are too noisy.
Mon 08 Feb 2016, 18:00 pm
JWANENG: Jwaneng water leaves a salty and unpleasant taste in the mouth, though it is said be safe for drinking. Residents, however, often prefer to buy purified bottled...
Mon 08 Feb 2016, 18:00 pm
Salary talks between trade unions and the government have been thrown into doubt after BOPEU rushed to the Industrial Court late Friday in an urgent application that se...
Mon 08 Feb 2016, 18:00 pm
An ensemble of local Disk Jockeys (DJs) headlined by DJ Ganyani from South Africa on Saturday launched the newly rebranded United Lounge Premium at Village.
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Salary talks between trade unions and the government have be...
08 February 2016
Private lawyer, Sam Mutoriti was dealt a heavy blow by the C...
08 February 2016
The verification process at the Public Service Bargaining Co...
08 February 2016
Efforts by the Botswana Public Service Union (BOPEU) and its...
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08 February 2016
The gloom surrounding Botswana football giants, Township Rol...

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Mon 08 Feb 2016, 18:00 pm
Salary talks between trade unions and the government have been thrown into doubt after BOPEU rushed to the Industrial Court late Friday in an urgent application that se...
Mon 08 Feb 2016, 16:19 pm
The verification process at the Public Service Bargaining Council (PSBC) has slashed the membership of BOFEPUSU affiliated trade unions by 21,413 ahead of the salary talk...
Mon 08 Feb 2016, 16:15 pm
Efforts by the Botswana Public Service Union (BOPEU) and its friends, Botswana Nurses Union (BONU), Botswana Government Workers Union (BOGOWU) and Tertiary and Allied Wor...
Mon 08 Feb 2016, 16:06 pm
Private lawyer, Sam Mutoriti was dealt a heavy blow by the Court of Appeal when it struck him off the roll of legal practitioners.
Business
Mon 08 Feb 2016, 18:00 pm
JWANENG: Jwaneng water leaves a salty and unpleasant taste in the mouth, though it is said be safe for drinking. Residents, however, often prefer to buy purified bottled...
Mon 08 Feb 2016, 15:06 pm
Maun, Selebi-Phikwe and Francistown each welcomed successful National Budget Review engagements last week, courtesy of Stanbic Bank.
Mon 01 Feb 2016, 18:00 pm
Botswana Ash (Botash) will soon enter the local retail salt market with its own product called Botsalt. The product, which will be in 1kg and 500g packages, has already ...
Mon 01 Feb 2016, 15:26 pm
Sefalana Group has registered an 18 percent jump in revenue to P1.8 billion in the half-year period to October 2015. Gross profits were also 11% up on prior period at P14...
Sport
Mon 08 Feb 2016, 14:43 pm
Mochudi Centre Chiefs edged past Gaborone United (GU), with two late goals in a physical beMOBILE Premiership encounter played at the Molepolole Sports Complex on Friday ...
Mon 08 Feb 2016, 14:28 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Township Rollers tightened its grip at the top of the beMOBILE Premiership standings with a ruthless 4-0 win over troubled Sankoyo Bush Bucks at the Francist...
Mon 08 Feb 2016, 14:27 pm
Gaborone United (GU) fluffed the chance to sign six of then rising stars of the famed 1995 Under-17 national team, after all of them had literally declared their readines...
Mon 08 Feb 2016, 14:27 pm
Botswana table tennis star, Tshepiso Rebatenne of Nhabe Club says she is not happy with her performance despite winning two matches in the ongoing Botswana Table Tennis L...
Lifestyle
Mon 08 Feb 2016, 15:03 pm
An ensemble of local Disk Jockeys (DJs) headlined by DJ Ganyani from South Africa on Saturday launched the newly rebranded United Lounge Premium at Village.
Mon 08 Feb 2016, 15:02 pm
William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream screening attracted a big audience at Maitisong Theatre on Saturday. The screening of the comedy play is part of the Shake...
Mon 01 Feb 2016, 18:00 pm
From fashion to food, this year’s Son of the Soil was rich with Setswana culture but the most engaging aspect was the love Batswana still have for dikhwaere. The green gr...
Mon 01 Feb 2016, 15:18 pm
The first annual University of Botswana Festival of Arts and Carnival Exposition (UB-FACE) has gotten a much-needed head start with the First National Bank (FNB) Foundati...
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Mon 08 Feb 2016, 15:14 pm
Robbers and petty thieves in Morwa village, and I believe in many other places in Botswana, are making a mockery of the local police akin to the 1930s onslaught in the U...
Mon 01 Feb 2016, 15:54 pm
The joining of the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) by Dr. Margaret Nasha opens a painful, but important chapter in the political debate of whether or not the Botswa...
Mon 01 Feb 2016, 15:26 pm
The Botswana Congress Party Youth League is hitting an already aligned nail. Its motherbody has aligned the nail and the young Turks are just doing what they are supposed...
Mon 25 Jan 2016, 15:49 pm
“Let any one of you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.” This line from John Chapter 8 must have stirred chaos in the lives of those who pretended to...
Features
Mon 01 Feb 2016, 15:35 pm
At just 26 years, Kenathata Dipogiso was defying the prophesy of his own first name, which seemed to suggest that he was destined to be a weakling. He had become the opp...
Mon 14 Dec 2015, 18:00 pm
On April 27, 2009 *Malebogo Max Molefhe was shot eight times by an enraged boyfriend. The gunshot that was meant to blow her brains off mysteriously jammed. The gun faile...
Mon 26 Oct 2015, 15:11 pm
It has been 23years, since Goitsemodimo Manowe, a local architect, has been patiently and fervently pursuing the ideals of professional body and a regulatory authority fo...
Mon 21 Sep 2015, 16:44 pm
SANKUYO, Botswana — Lions have been coming out of the surrounding bush, prowling around homes and a small health clinic, to snatch goats and donkeys from the heart of San...
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Tue 09 Feb 2016, 09:33 am
The Swiss city of Lausanne has banned outdoor silent discos, saying that they are too noisy.
Tue 19 Jan 2016, 12:00 pm
Social network Twitter is offline for many users, with web visitors being greeted by an error page.
Tue 12 Jan 2016, 16:51 pm
The Playboy Mansion, site of hundreds of wild parties, is for sale, but with a catch - it comes with its current owner, Playboy founder Hugh Hefner.
Wed 16 Dec 2015, 12:49 pm
He said it was possible he had semen on his hands from having sex with a 24-year-old woman earlier
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Wed 03 Feb 2016, 17:42 pm
Ke jaaka baitsaanape le banaleseabe mo mererong ya itsholelo ba ne ba ipotsa gore serwe se segolo se a go abelwa mang, ka lephata la gagwe, Tona Unity Dow a gogola bontsi...
Wed 03 Feb 2016, 17:37 pm
Batswana ba ntse ba lela thata ka go abelwa ditsha tsa bonno mo dikgweng tse di kitlanyeng, go sena ditlhabololo dipe jaaka go gokelwa metsi, motlakase le mesele ya kgopo...
Wed 03 Feb 2016, 17:36 pm
BOTETI: E rile bosheng, ya bo e le semphete ke go fete kwa Letlhakane mo kgaolong potlana ya Boteti, jaaka banni ba ne ba dira mo gotweng ‘tsebe go reelediwa e e gole, e ...
Wed 03 Feb 2016, 17:33 pm
Mopalamente wa Boteti Botlhaba, Sethomo Lelatisitswe, a re ga a itumedisiwe ke kafa telebishine ya setshaba (Btv) e sa anamiseng mo go lekanyeng dikgang tsa kgaolo ya gag...
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