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Fri 17 Aug 2018, 13:30 pm
Township Rollers' attacking midfielder, Edwin Moalosi is the biggest winner in the BTC Premiership awards. Moalosi bagged two awards for his starring role last season as ...
Thu 16 Aug 2018, 17:52 pm
The Ministry of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs advises nationals travelling to South Africa for medical purposes to always obtain Medical Visas before leavin...
Thu 16 Aug 2018, 17:44 pm
The president of Botswana Nurses Union (BONU) Obonolo Rahube has urged the government to include the nurses in the now revitalised new public service bargaining council.
Thu 16 Aug 2018, 17:33 pm
Aretha Franklin, the "queen of soul" known for hits like Respect and Think, has died in Detroit at the age of 76.
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SELEBI-PHIKWE: In an effort to make the town conducive for p...
15 August 2018
Ordinary wi-fi could be used to detect weapons and explosive...
16 August 2018
Aretha Franklin, the "queen of soul" known for hits like Res...
16 August 2018
Two young entrepreneurs, Vusi Jamal and Moemedi Senwelo have...
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10 August 2018
Our northern neighbour Zimbabwe is always in the news, mostl...

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Thu 16 Aug 2018, 17:52 pm
The Ministry of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs advises nationals travelling to South Africa for medical purposes to always obtain Medical Visas before leavin...
Thu 16 Aug 2018, 17:44 pm
The president of Botswana Nurses Union (BONU) Obonolo Rahube has urged the government to include the nurses in the now revitalised new public service bargaining council.
Thu 16 Aug 2018, 15:19 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: In an effort to make the town conducive for potential investors council has embarked on maintenance of infrastructure and has since discovered a new cost e...
Thu 16 Aug 2018, 13:18 pm
After spending almost nine months in custody facing a murder charge, Aplee Moagi, 31, has been granted bail by the Extension II Magistrate’s Court.
Business
Fri 10 Aug 2018, 18:00 pm
The Finance Ministry’s plan to move an estimated P8.2 billion in Special Fund balances to the Bank of Botswana (BoB) has sparked fears of a possible liquidity crunch in...
Fri 10 Aug 2018, 12:41 pm
The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) plans to self-list, following the finalisation of its demutualisation, a process that means the bourse is now a company owned by shareho...
Fri 10 Aug 2018, 12:40 pm
Holger A. Kray is the lead agricultural economist for Africa in the World Bank’s Agriculture Global Practice and head of the Africa Agricultural Policy Unit, which carr...
Fri 10 Aug 2018, 12:39 pm
The Gambling Authority (GA) will this month start the process of issuing at least six more licences for casinos, bingo and betting operations, which will throw open a fie...
Sport
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 13:30 pm
Township Rollers' attacking midfielder, Edwin Moalosi is the biggest winner in the BTC Premiership awards. Moalosi bagged two awards for his starring role last season as ...
Wed 15 Aug 2018, 14:27 pm
Former Mochudi Centre Chiefs captain, Pontsho Moloi has joined Extension Gunners as an assistant coach on a two-year contract.
Wed 15 Aug 2018, 14:00 pm
Team Botswana have been off the blocks in a rather slow pace as they bid to qualify for next year's Netball World Cup to be held in Liverpool, England.
Fri 10 Aug 2018, 12:20 pm
The Competition Authority (CA) has resolved the branding deadlock between telecommunications giants, Mascom and Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTC) over the use...
Lifestyle
Thu 16 Aug 2018, 17:33 pm
Aretha Franklin, the "queen of soul" known for hits like Respect and Think, has died in Detroit at the age of 76.
Thu 16 Aug 2018, 17:15 pm
Two young entrepreneurs, Vusi Jamal and Moemedi Senwelo have written a book for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Fri 10 Aug 2018, 13:00 pm
A local fine art photographer Letso Leipego will host an exhibition called Tell my story at the Guns & Rain Gallery in Parkhurst Johannesburg on August 22, 2018.
Fri 10 Aug 2018, 12:59 pm
Comedy has not only become one of the most popular forms of entertainment, but has also been a vehicle for social and cultural commentary, a reflection of the good and ba...
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Fri 10 Aug 2018, 13:49 pm
Revered local attorney Uyapo Ndadi was literally dazzled by the mystical powers of Bishop Edward Lekganyane and Zion Christian Church (ZCC) as he failed to pick a glaring...
Fri 10 Aug 2018, 13:44 pm
As the anti-Masisi campaign begins in earnest, it is no surprise, at least to the students of power that former president Ian Khama would be at the helm of it.
Fri 10 Aug 2018, 13:26 pm
Agriculture is taking centre stage in plans for the revival of Botswana’s economic diversification under the new leadership of President Mokgweetsi Eric Masisi. Getting...
Fri 10 Aug 2018, 13:23 pm
The role that journalism (mass media) plays in communicating messages to the target audiences and how our brains process the information to determine the next reaction at...
Features
Fri 10 Aug 2018, 13:45 pm
Former president Ian Khama has definitely put on his full armour, as he seemingly takes on his targeted ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) operatives. After suffering...
Fri 03 Aug 2018, 14:26 pm
As the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) goes into its second stanza of primaries next week, Mmegi Staffers RYDER GABATHUSE & CHAKALISA DUBE sample the chances of po...
Fri 03 Aug 2018, 13:45 pm
This week, Mmegi carried out a snap survey in Ramfurwa, the neighbourhood situated to the immediate east of the proposed road and bridge linking Gaborone to Tlokweng from...
Fri 03 Aug 2018, 13:18 pm
The 2014-2016 period will be remembered as being the years when the region endured the harshest El Niño effects, which caused the worst drought in Botswana in 35 years. ...
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Mon 06 Aug 2018, 13:40 pm
The urgent Court case involving BOPEU’s two warring parties which was scheduled for the High Court in Lobatse on Friday last week has been moved to August 9, after ...
Mon 06 Aug 2018, 13:40 pm
A court application by renegade BOPEU NEC members seeking a Court order to confirm the toppling of president Masego Mogwera and her National Office Bearers is in shaky gr...
Mon 06 Aug 2018, 13:40 pm
BOPEU have told the Court that the secondment and remuneration of President Masego Mogwera and treasurer Thabologo Galekhutle was above board, contrary to allegat...
Mon 06 Aug 2018, 13:40 pm
BOPEU 1st deputy president, Martin Gabobake, who chaired a chaotic NEC meeting at Cresta lodge on July 28 has narrated in Court papers the events that forced him to d...
World
Thu 16 Aug 2018, 17:19 pm
More than 300 news outlets are launching a campaign on Thursday to counter President Donald Trump's attacks and promote a free press.
Wed 15 Aug 2018, 15:12 pm
Ordinary wi-fi could be used to detect weapons and explosives in public places, according to a study led by the Rutgers University in New Jersey.
Tue 31 Jul 2018, 14:49 pm
India's lower house of parliament passed a bill on Monday that will see the death penalty handed out to anyone convicted of raping a child under 12.
Mon 30 Jul 2018, 11:22 am
Voters in Zimbabwe are going to the polls in the country's first election without the involvement of long-time leader Robert Mugabe.
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Blood moon total lunar eclipse
On July 27, earth experienced the century's longest lunar eclipse. The total phase of the eclipse that was followed by the 'blood moon' lasted for four hours to the delight of stargazers.
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Story behind Khama's ring
Former President Ian Khama's ring has been subject to many gossip tales. Watch as he finally explains the story behind the ring. And we conveniently threw in that marriage question.
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