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Friday 19 January 2018, 17:45 pm.
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Fri 19 Jan 2018, 14:52 pm
Local football’s persistent ticketing challenge, once again came to the fore in the build-up to the Uniao Flamengo Santos and Township Rollers game on Wednesday evening.
Fri 19 Jan 2018, 14:50 pm
PALAPYE: Jwaneng Galaxy and Orapa United arrival in the football scene immediately changed the local game's complexion.
Fri 19 Jan 2018, 14:44 pm
Township Rollers coach, Nikola Kavazovic has not endeared himself to certain sections of the media due to his barbed approach.
Fri 19 Jan 2018, 14:39 pm
PALAPYE: Morupule Wanderers have sealed a P52,000 sponsorship deal with Massive Brands advertising company, a timely boost ahead of the start of the First Division North ...
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18 January 2018
Police suspect the death of the man found on the roadside be...
19 January 2018
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said that his pr...
19 January 2018
Kweneng West is officially the poorest district in the count...
19 January 2018
FRANCISTOWN: A monument of John Madawo Nswazwi would be erec...
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12 January 2018
Before the discovery of diamonds, farmers were regarded as t...

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Fri 19 Jan 2018, 13:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: A monument of John Madawo Nswazwi would be erected at Nswazwi Mall in the country’s second city in June or thereafter.
Fri 19 Jan 2018, 07:00 am
Kweneng West is officially the poorest district in the country, taking over from Ngamiland West which carried the unenviable tag in previous surveys conducted by Statisti...
Thu 18 Jan 2018, 17:00 pm
The Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoH&W) is on high alert and closely monitoring the cholera outbreak situation in Zambia.
Thu 18 Jan 2018, 16:59 pm
Police suspect the death of the man found on the roadside between Molapo Crossing shopping complex and Engen Botswana filling station yesterday was a result of a mugging ...
Business
Tue 16 Jan 2018, 13:00 pm
Inflation rose to 3.2 percent in December, from 2.9 percent in November, driven by increases in the prices of transport, housing, alcoholic beverages and others.
Fri 12 Jan 2018, 18:00 pm
Telecommunication regulators are scrambling to implement a directive by regional ministers for the reduction of mobile roaming costs by 66%, BusinessWeek has learnt.
Fri 12 Jan 2018, 17:28 pm
The World Bank expects Botswana’s economy to grow by 4.7% this year, an upgrade from the bank’s previous forecast of 4.2% issued in June last year.
Fri 12 Jan 2018, 16:04 pm
Staff Writer, MBONGENI MGUNI, picks a few items to keep a look out for this year
Sport
Fri 19 Jan 2018, 14:52 pm
Local football’s persistent ticketing challenge, once again came to the fore in the build-up to the Uniao Flamengo Santos and Township Rollers game on Wednesday evening.
Fri 19 Jan 2018, 14:50 pm
PALAPYE: Jwaneng Galaxy and Orapa United arrival in the football scene immediately changed the local game's complexion.
Fri 19 Jan 2018, 14:44 pm
Township Rollers coach, Nikola Kavazovic has not endeared himself to certain sections of the media due to his barbed approach.
Fri 19 Jan 2018, 14:39 pm
PALAPYE: Morupule Wanderers have sealed a P52,000 sponsorship deal with Massive Brands advertising company, a timely boost ahead of the start of the First Division North ...
Lifestyle
Thu 18 Jan 2018, 06:00 am
Musicians had their hopes up only to have them come crashing down to the ground this week following a message promising a lucrative sponsorship deal on Facebook.
Thu 18 Jan 2018, 06:00 am
Kast of Tlatsa Lebala fame will begin this year in style as he launches his new single, King Of Lagos at Chez Nicholas on January 27, 2018.
Thu 18 Jan 2018, 05:59 am
Blain and Shay rapper, Motswasejane ‘Shay’ Dinonyane has made a comeback with another offering, Bala Bala.
Wed 17 Jan 2018, 06:00 am
Hamptons Jazz Festival headliners, Billy Ocean and Salif Keita, have promised an exciting performance to their fans as the upcoming jazz festival approaches.
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Opinion & Analysis
Wed 17 Jan 2018, 12:59 pm
A vibrant Botswana National Front (BNF) Central Committee (CC) emerged from a successful two -day strategic retreat held on the 13th and 14th January 2018, in Gaborone, v...
Tue 16 Jan 2018, 13:00 pm
Messages of condolence to Isaac Davids
Fri 12 Jan 2018, 17:11 pm
The Botswana National Front (BNF) is extremely concerned by the current poor state of the education system across all the sectors – primary, secondary and tertiary.
Fri 15 Dec 2017, 17:57 pm
Last Thursday, the University of Botswana in conjunction with the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime, held a symposium under the theme, ‘United against corrupti...
Features
Fri 12 Jan 2018, 17:03 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Taxi drivers in Botswana play a vital role, which needs no emphasis although to some people they are just a bunch of bad drivers who have no manners.
Fri 12 Jan 2018, 15:59 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Dusk till dawn, the ground of the Francistown bus rank endures a rout by both people and vehicles.
Fri 12 Jan 2018, 15:43 pm
Slithering unseen in the summer heat of Gaborone are six highly venomous snakes that are associated with human fatalities. Encounters between residents and this top six ...
Fri 22 Dec 2017, 13:20 pm
It was a topsy-turvy year all round, from the refilling of Gaborone Dam, to the ‘o tla imentioner’ craziness. Mmegi Staff Writer, MBONGENI MGUNI counts down the year’s Wh...
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Mon 18 Dec 2017, 22:41 pm
Ambitious Pan African construction and engineering juggernauts, Khato Civils and South Zambezi put on an expo of their own to selected stakeholders and potential clients...
Fri 15 Dec 2017, 15:53 pm
It has not always been rosy for multi billion construction and engineering trailblazers, Khato Civils and South Zambezi.
Fri 01 Dec 2017, 16:07 pm
Seven thousand fresh oysters from Eastern Cape, South Africa and more than 10 wine estates will be the toast of this weekend’s two days of oysters and wine pairing and fo...
Mon 23 Oct 2017, 15:22 pm
Hot on the heels of their recent famous victory in Botswana courts that released all Khato Civils frozen millions of Pula and cleared the company's executive chairman Sim...
World
Fri 19 Jan 2018, 13:00 pm
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said that his predecessor, Robert Mugabe, forgot he had fired him as his deputy as he tried to quell the crisis that eventuall...
Wed 17 Jan 2018, 23:00 pm
North and South Korea have agreed to march together under a single "unified Korea" flag at next month's Winter Olympics in the South.
Tue 16 Jan 2018, 12:59 pm
A California couple have been arrested after police found their 13 children allegedly held captive at home, some "shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks".
Fri 12 Jan 2018, 10:00 am
US President Donald Trump has reportedly lashed out at immigrants in a foul-mouthed Oval Office outburst.
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Wed 13 Dec 2017, 17:27 pm
Mothusa mookamela Sepodise sa Botswana, e bile ele mookamela lephata la kanamiso mafoko la Sepodisi sa Botswana, Dipheko Motube a re fela jaaka setshidi se gotweng Selant...
Wed 13 Dec 2017, 17:12 pm
Re ikgata motlhala re re, maloba re ne ra bua ka lefoko ‘metlhale.’
Wed 13 Dec 2017, 16:10 pm
Re dumalana le mookamela lekalana la kanamaiso mafoko la sepodisi sa Botswana go re, Batswana ba setse ba anyile thuto e ntsi ka melao le kobamelo ya matshwao a tsela.
Wed 13 Dec 2017, 16:02 pm
Palamente ya lefatshe leno e satswa go bolelelwa gore sengwe sa dikole tsa Regent se ntse se thapile barutabana ba batswakwa bale bararo ba sena diteseletso tsa go bereka...
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Isaac Davids: Murder accused appear in court
The two farm hands, Zimbabwean Jabulani Dube, 31, and 32-year-old Mokgalemi Maleya from Ramotswa accused of the murder of Mochudi East MP, Isaac Davids appeared for mention at Molepolole Magistrate’s Court this morning.
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Mapantsula Parade at Ramotswa
Mapantsula from across the country came together in Ramotswa last weekend. They paraded on the streets and entertained crowds with their dances.
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