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Mon 23 Jan 2017, 18:00 pm
LOBATSE: The high unemployment rate remains a cause for concern across Botswana especially amongst the youth. Despite the challenge, some youths have challenged themselv...
Mon 23 Jan 2017, 18:00 pm
The weekend by-elections in Palapye and Tsabong North that delivered a comprehensive opposition victory and relegated the ruling party, Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), t...
Mon 23 Jan 2017, 18:00 pm
Despite the negative hype about how bad and long the month of January is, Gaborone got to relive the festive moments as Nadia Nakai thrilled them with a beautiful perform...
Mon 23 Jan 2017, 17:46 pm
PALAPYE: Botswana Congress Party (BCP) made history when it won the Boikago-Madiba ward that has been under the ruling party since Independence.
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23 January 2017
Two years after their painful strike for a 15% pay rise, emp...
23 January 2017
The weekend by-elections in Palapye and Tsabong North that d...
23 January 2017
FRANCISTOWN: Pleas were on Friday reserved in a case in whic...
20 January 2017
It is a done deal. Kgosi Kgafela Kgafela II’s younger broth...
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23 January 2017
Since he burst into the scene at Township Rollers, Segolame ...

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Mon 23 Jan 2017, 18:00 pm
The weekend by-elections in Palapye and Tsabong North that delivered a comprehensive opposition victory and relegated the ruling party, Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), t...
Mon 23 Jan 2017, 17:46 pm
PALAPYE: Botswana Congress Party (BCP) made history when it won the Boikago-Madiba ward that has been under the ruling party since Independence.
Mon 23 Jan 2017, 17:44 pm
Equipment failure at a water treatment plant has thrown the Greater Gaborone into another prolonged period of thirst. The thirst is in its second week and Water Utilities...
Mon 23 Jan 2017, 17:43 pm
FRANCISTOWN: A 36-year-old man of Aerodrome location appeared in court on Friday to face a single charge of allegedly harbouring a prisoner who allegedly escaped from pri...
Business
Mon 23 Jan 2017, 18:00 pm
LOBATSE: The high unemployment rate remains a cause for concern across Botswana especially amongst the youth. Despite the challenge, some youths have challenged themselv...
Mon 23 Jan 2017, 16:41 pm
The Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) has suggested for a review of national safety nets with the view to stimulating economic activity and eradicating poverty. In ...
Mon 23 Jan 2017, 16:35 pm
The Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) and ZAC Construction’s legal woes regarding a multi-million tender seem far from over.
Mon 23 Jan 2017, 16:34 pm
BOPEU has urged government to improve its budget consultaion process saying the extent and scope of the consultations are unsatisfactory. In their 2017/18 pre-budget pa...
Sport
Mon 23 Jan 2017, 16:01 pm
BDF IX men’s team continued their dominance of the BoFiNeT softball league when they beat Blue Angels 10-2 on Friday evening.
Mon 23 Jan 2017, 16:01 pm
It has always been a norm for Botswana to send athletes for training abroad with 2012 London Olympics silver medalist, Nijel Amos the latest to join the list as he trains...
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 15:42 pm
SELEBI PHIKWE: Jerome ‘JJ’ Ramatlhakwana marked his return with a brace against Nico United on Saturday afternoon following a long spell on the sidelines since moving fro...
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 15:42 pm
LOBATSE: Extension Gunners played to a 1-1 stalemate against Mmankgodi side, Black Forest in a highly competitive BTC Premiership encounter played at the Lobatse Sports C...
Lifestyle
Mon 23 Jan 2017, 18:00 pm
Despite the negative hype about how bad and long the month of January is, Gaborone got to relive the festive moments as Nadia Nakai thrilled them with a beautiful perform...
Mon 23 Jan 2017, 16:05 pm
Eating is not about filling the stomach alone, it is about exploring the different flavours that come out with it; letting the flavours sink into the taste buds while enj...
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 18:00 pm
Omphile Sefako is a 21-year-old gentleman with big dreams of becoming the world’s biggest icon in fine arts. He uses a ballpoint pen in his artworks, one of the character...
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 15:45 pm
One of the popular local annual cultural events, Son Of The Soil (SOTS) is back but it is coming with a couple of changes.
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Opinion & Analysis
Mon 23 Jan 2017, 17:02 pm
Over the past two months we’ve travelled more than 15,000km in Southern Africa. We were in Namibia, Botswana (twice), Zimbabwe (twice), Mozambique, Swaziland and, on two ...
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 16:03 pm
Because the media is already awash with the news that my leader, the President of Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU); Comrade Andrew Motsamai is resigning from his p...
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 11:20 am
BOSETU would like to express its deepest displeasure on the floppy and rather lacklustre start of the 2017 school term. Our structures across the country have, over the p...
Mon 19 Dec 2016, 13:30 pm
Yay, we made it in one piece! By God’s grace every one of us will celebrate Christmas in a few days.
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
Tue 17 Jan 2017, 07:26 am
US car giant Ford has recalled more than 4,500 of its Kuga model in South Africa for safety checks after dozens of them caught fire since 2015.
Tue 20 Dec 2016, 14:04 pm
The US electoral college has certified Donald Trump as president, despite a last-ditch effort to deny him the White House.
Tue 22 Nov 2016, 13:32 pm
Donald Trump has cancelled a meeting with the New York Times, a day after berating media chiefs at his headquarters for "unfair" coverage.
Mon 14 Nov 2016, 16:28 pm
An advice columnist's response to a letter about rape has sparked an angry backlash in Singapore and accusations of victim-blaming.
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Naledi
Wed 18 Jan 2017, 16:06 pm
Phillip Khwae, yo aneng a latlhegelwa mo ditlhophong tsa setšhaba tsa bopalamente tsa kgaolo ya Kgalagadi Bokone ka 2014, o supile fa ana le keletso ya go emela ditlhopho...
Wed 18 Jan 2017, 16:03 pm
Re dumela gore puso ya Botswana e dirile maiteko a le mmalwa mo dingwageng tse di fetileng a go thama ditiro, mme go lebega seemo sa letlhoko la ditiro se kubugela bontsi...
Wed 18 Jan 2017, 15:58 pm
Beke eno Botshelo bo ama Thakadu, motlokwa Nkuku Nkgwana Irene Segokgo mme bo mo fitlhela a kgobile kgetsi kwa ga gagwe, a akola bokgola jwa dipula tsa bosheng le botala ...
Wed 18 Jan 2017, 15:53 pm
Madume wetsho mme re simolola go bua nao ka boitumelo go go itsese fa kholomo ya gago ya mmamoratwa e boile gape. Maikaelelo a yone ke go tlôtla le Batswana ka botlhale j...
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Rain clouds gathers near Makalamabedi along the A3 Road in the Ngamiland District. Heavy rains have been falling throughout the country and have caused major floods in the southern part of the country, washing away bridges and destroying property.
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Barack Obama's Farewell Address
Ten days before handing over to Donald Trump, US President Barack Obama gave a farewell address on January 10, 2017 in Chicago
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