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Wed 04 May 2016, 10:48 am
Donald Trump has become the US Republican presidential nominee in all but name after victory in Indiana forced rival Ted Cruz from the race.
Tue 03 May 2016, 15:51 pm
Government has withdrawn a multimillion Pula tender to brand more than 100 vehicles as part of the publicity of Botswana’s Golden Jubilee which is five months away.
Tue 03 May 2016, 15:50 pm
South African Idols finalist Lungisa Xhamela found himself at his wits’ ends when he was nearly jailed on his first performance in Botswana this weekend.
Tue 03 May 2016, 15:48 pm
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is to loan Botswana $76.2m to support the country’s economic diversification plan.
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Tue 03 May 2016, 15:51 pm
Government has withdrawn a multimillion Pula tender to brand more than 100 vehicles as part of the publicity of Botswana’s Golden Jubilee which is five months away.
Tue 03 May 2016, 15:50 pm
South African Idols finalist Lungisa Xhamela found himself at his wits’ ends when he was nearly jailed on his first performance in Botswana this weekend.
Tue 03 May 2016, 15:48 pm
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is to loan Botswana $76.2m to support the country’s economic diversification plan.
Tue 03 May 2016, 15:44 pm
The High Court on Wednesday is set to say whether the actions of a faction that elected itself into office after the national executive committee of the Nurses Union (BON...
Business
Tue 03 May 2016, 15:10 pm
The newly launched, Project 124, has been tipped to create employment as it aims to create 1,200 jobs in the next three years.
Tue 03 May 2016, 15:02 pm
To remain the trusted life partners in every customer’s life chapter, First National Bank Botswana (FNBB) and Botswana Life Insurance Limited have partnered and launched ...
Tue 03 May 2016, 14:58 pm
Executive assistants have been encouraged to enhance their skills in order to perform their duties with decisiveness and accuracy for businesses to perform well.
Mon 25 Apr 2016, 18:00 pm
SEFHARE: Women’s contribution to the economy through the Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) is better than that of men, health minister Dorcas Makgato said.
Sport
Tue 03 May 2016, 14:39 pm
SELIBE-PHIKWE: Township Rollers responded in the best possible way to a difficult week, which saw the team docked three points for fielding a defaulter, with a late win o...
Tue 03 May 2016, 14:30 pm
ORAPA: Orapa United’s 20-month unbeaten home run came to a cruel end at the hands of Gilport Lions -- the same side that last beat them at their Itekeng fortress in Augus...
Tue 03 May 2016, 14:30 pm
Portugal’s Daniel Rodrigues on Saturday won the 2nd Euphemia Tlhapane Junior Memorial tennis tournament played at the Notwane Courts. Rodrigues beat South Africa’s Taine ...
Tue 03 May 2016, 14:30 pm
Defending champions, Mochudi Centre Chiefs beat struggling Nico United 3-1 in a beMOBILE Premiership encounter played at the National Stadium on Saturday afternoon, to do...
Lifestyle
Tue 03 May 2016, 14:58 pm
The annual musical event dubbed Mascom Live Sessions kick started on Friday featuring local female sensations and newcomers Gaone Rantlhoiwa and Mpho Sebina. South Africa...
Tue 03 May 2016, 14:50 pm
The much anticipated second instalment of the Kgatleng Meat Festival, which was held at the Masakeng Recreational Park over the weekend, did not live up to expectations a...
Mon 25 Apr 2016, 18:00 pm
It was a night of laughter as Gabane’s Junior ’Jujuvine’ Sekolokwane featured in a comedy marathon held at the Rail Park Mall on Friday.
Mon 25 Apr 2016, 14:02 pm
LOBATSE: It was several South African professional bikers who made the second instalment of Thobo Cultural Festival electrifying at the Lobatse Town Park on Saturday.
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Tue 03 May 2016, 15:18 pm
Alas! The Courts of Botswana have once again asked the trade union leaders to settle the matter of the Public Service Bargaining Council (PBSC) out of court, a settlemen...
Tue 03 May 2016, 15:14 pm
A Trade Union Employee Cannot Be An Officer Of The Trade Union He/She Works For Part 1
Mon 25 Apr 2016, 14:36 pm
The transfer of BOFEPUSU president Johannes Tshukudu and treasurer general Moses Monnatsie from the teaching professions to different ministries after both their secondme...
Mon 25 Apr 2016, 14:28 pm
Nicole Martinez, an upcoming 20 year old Motswana female artist is planning to fill up the Botswana National Stadium in November this year. Unlike Kast’s Tlatsa Lebala mi...
Features
Mon 14 Mar 2016, 14:53 pm
The tiny village of Gulubane is situated about 10 kilometres off the A3 road. From Francistown, pass Mathangwane until a board signalling a right turn appears. The road a...
Mon 22 Feb 2016, 16:07 pm
LUANDA: I am writing this on the way to the airport on our airport shuttle – a big white 4X4 Dodge Durango – to catch a flight to a town called Menongue in the Cuito Cuan...
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...
World
Wed 04 May 2016, 10:48 am
Donald Trump has become the US Republican presidential nominee in all but name after victory in Indiana forced rival Ted Cruz from the race.
Tue 03 May 2016, 10:09 am
More than 30 lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru have been flown to South Africa to start a new life in a sanctuary.
Tue 12 Apr 2016, 09:17 am
The Zika virus is "scarier" than first thought and its impact on the US could be greater than predicted, public health officials have admitted.
Tue 05 Apr 2016, 09:37 am
Two planes collided at an airport in Indonesia's capital Jakarta, resulting in a wing bursting into flames.
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Wed 27 Apr 2016, 12:19 pm
PALAPYE: Go goga letlhaku ga ga Dr. Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi go ralala kgaolo ya gagwe ya botlhophi ya Serowe Borwa go rerisana le banni ba kgaolo e, ka maikaelelo a gagwe ...
Wed 27 Apr 2016, 12:17 pm
Kwelotlase ya itsholelo e e apereng lefatshe lotlhe e ntse e tsweletse ka go kgoreletsa ditlhabololo dingwe, bogolo jang dikago le ditsela mo dikgaolong tsotlhe tsa lefat...
Wed 27 Apr 2016, 12:16 pm
LETLHAKANE: Mmakaseterata wa Letlhakane, Queen Moanga, o atlholetse Leilamang Letlhoano wa dingwaga tse masome a matlhano le bobedi (52) kgolegelo ya ngwaga ka molato wa...
Wed 27 Apr 2016, 12:15 pm
Sa re go tlogelwa tsatsing, se ikise moriting, mme se ya bo ele seemo sa baboki ba monogae ba Setswana ba bareng ba tswa goo-lowe ba kgethololwa ka ba sa fiwe ditshono ja...
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Bakgatla tribesmen and women singing at their main Kgotla in Mochudi. The song is urging morafe to negotiate their issues and solve their differences. It was sung on the occasion when government through Minister of Local Government & Rural Development Slumber Tsogwane announced that Bakgatla Kgosi Kgafela II would be reinstated. Video by Joseph Sebina
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