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South African President Jacob Zuma announced Tuesday that 67 South Africans died in a building collapse in Nigeria's financial capital Lagos.
Tue 16 Sep 2014, 16:15 pm
TUMASERA: President Ian Khama has said that should Batswana vote opposition parties into power, they would send BDP members into exile.
Tue 16 Sep 2014, 15:19 pm
The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) yesterday signed shareholder performance agreements with four more parastatals.
Tue 16 Sep 2014, 15:10 pm
M-Net has confirmed that Big Brother Africa Hotshots will start airing on October 5, 2014 at 1900 CAT.
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TUMASERA: President Ian Khama has said that should Batswana ...
16 September 2014
SELEBI-PHIKWE: The Botswana National Front (BNF) is seeing a...
16 September 2014
FRANCISTOWN: Police at Kutlwano station in Francistown still...
16 September 2014
Justice Key Dingake has reserved judgment in the case in whi...
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16 September 2014
In this edition, we carry a story about a Kenyan preacher wh...

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Tue 16 Sep 2014, 16:15 pm
TUMASERA: President Ian Khama has said that should Batswana vote opposition parties into power, they would send BDP members into exile.
Tue 16 Sep 2014, 15:35 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: The Botswana National Front (BNF) is seeing an emergence of disgruntled members going independent in the October 24 elections.
Tue 16 Sep 2014, 15:38 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Police at Kutlwano station in Francistown still do not have information that can lead to identification a deceased person’s next of kin.
Tue 16 Sep 2014, 15:38 pm
Justice Key Dingake has reserved judgment in the case in which the biological father of an illegitimate child says that excludes fathers as per the Adoption Act is uncons...
Business
Tue 16 Sep 2014, 15:19 pm
The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) yesterday signed shareholder performance agreements with four more parastatals.
Tue 16 Sep 2014, 15:08 pm
The future of the Boseto Mine lies in the mine going underground, despite a recent review of a feasibility study which cut down the project’s ore recovery, while costs ar...
Tue 16 Sep 2014, 15:13 pm
Insurance brokers, Marsh Botswana, will on Thursday host a mining seminar where four experienced speakers will apprise the company’s clients on industry prospects.
Mon 15 Sep 2014, 14:48 pm
Yuppiechef, voted South Africa’s No 1 e-commerce site for the past five years, is now delivering directly to Batswana customers, as well as offering these customers a pla...
Sport
Tue 16 Sep 2014, 15:10 pm
M-Net has confirmed that Big Brother Africa Hotshots will start airing on October 5, 2014 at 1900 CAT.
Tue 16 Sep 2014, 14:52 pm
Botswana Karate Association (BOKA) has suspended its newly appointed public relations officer, Andrew Dobolo over alleged misuse of funds.
Tue 16 Sep 2014, 12:31 pm
Head of SADC gender unit, Magdeline Mathiba-Madibela has said women are to blame for low number of women in sports as they continue to vote male counterparts into leaders...
Tue 16 Sep 2014, 14:48 pm
Township Rollers moved to within a point of Mochudi Centre Chiefs after smashing the log leaders’ unbeaten run with a 1-0 defeat in an absorbing encounter on Saturday. T...
Lifestyle
Tue 16 Sep 2014, 14:54 pm
After visiting Botswana for some time, South African singing and dance ensemble, Smangori Crew is convinced that there is a lot of talent, which needs to be nurtured.
Tue 16 Sep 2014, 15:07 pm
Kwaito starlets Amanandos whose series of singles have been creating waves in the music scene are set to tour South Africa.
Tue 16 Sep 2014, 15:04 pm
Kabelo ‘DJ King’ Motlhankana has said that the fouth edition of Serowe Battle of the DJs is going to be held at Lady Khama Community Hall on Independence Day.
Fri 12 Sep 2014, 13:50 pm
Frank Monageng has created a painting dedicated to America’s revered miniaturist Cedric Umoja’s Izms of Art.
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Opinion & Analysis
Fri 12 Sep 2014, 14:54 pm
The family unit has always been considered the main engine of any society thus, individuals who form that society will have come from families.
Fri 12 Sep 2014, 14:45 pm
This week we discuss Baha’u’llah (‘Glory of God’) mainly in light of John’s Revelation. Baha in Setswana means “bead”, a jewel, a brilliant reflector of light, a glorious...
Fri 12 Sep 2014, 14:44 pm
A tall and towering fellow walked into our barracks just a few days after we were sworn in as new members of the military institution, the Botswana Defence Force. His pos...
Thu 11 Sep 2014, 11:39 am
Mr Ndaba Gaolathe, the UDC Secretary General has grossly disappointed me to say the least. In responding to my appeal that the UDC must show some accountability by tellin...
Features
Fri 12 Sep 2014, 14:58 pm
FRANCISTOWN: I have always heard of the famous Makgadikgadi Pans.
Fri 12 Sep 2014, 15:35 pm
Mmegi Staff Writer BAME PIET takes a look at the 10th parliament, the current crop of parliamentary candidates and select some its most influential candidates who stand a...
Fri 12 Sep 2014, 15:29 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Samson Moyo Guma does not believe in tokenism.
Fri 12 Sep 2014, 15:24 pm
The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) may be celebrating moral victory against the Gaborone City Council (GCC) on the poster war. But is there really sense of achievement on ...
World
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.
Sat 30 Aug 2014, 16:08 pm
The prime minister of Lesotho, Thomas Thabane has fled to South Africa, alleging a coup by the army and saying his life is in danger.
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.
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