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Mon 20 Aug 2018, 14:43 pm
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) deputy director, assistant commissioner Keemenao Tshweneetsile has said joint capacity building is essential in the SARPCCO re...
Sat 18 Aug 2018, 12:07 pm
Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary-general who won the Nobel Peace Prize for humanitarian work, has died aged 80, international diplomats say.
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 18:00 pm
Government will, at the end of the month, approach the market for P1.5 billion in borrowings via the offer of three bonds and a treasury bill, the highest amount fiscal a...
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 18:00 pm
Israeli security firm, Dignia Systems, is demanding P118 million from the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS), being the balance of amounts owed from a militar...
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Israeli security firm, Dignia Systems, is demanding P118 mil...
17 August 2018
The leader of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) Duma ...
17 August 2018
All has not been well since Tshepang Mabaila won the Botswan...
17 August 2018
A week after a conclusive 157-page judgement from the High C...
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17 August 2018
Elsewhere in this edition, we carry a story in which South A...

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Mon 20 Aug 2018, 14:43 pm
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) deputy director, assistant commissioner Keemenao Tshweneetsile has said joint capacity building is essential in the SARPCCO re...
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 18:00 pm
Israeli security firm, Dignia Systems, is demanding P118 million from the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS), being the balance of amounts owed from a militar...
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 13:44 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Central District Council (CDC) principal roads engineer, Setlhomo Tlhagopi has not been reporting for duty since his recent arrest and detention following co...
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 13:40 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Hardly a month after the arrest and detention of the Central District Council (CDC) headquarters-based principal roads engineer, Setlhomo Tlhagopi, another s...
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Fri 17 Aug 2018, 18:00 pm
Government will, at the end of the month, approach the market for P1.5 billion in borrowings via the offer of three bonds and a treasury bill, the highest amount fiscal a...
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 12:47 pm
Stock Exchanges are vital enablers of economies in that they facilitate the transfer of capital from economic agents with surplus capital to those with a deficit in order...
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 12:47 pm
Morupule A is producing 45 megawatts, as the 30-year-old power station returns to operation on a trial basis after six years of refurbishment, BusinessWeek has learnt.
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 12:47 pm
A South African airline claims local authorities are unfairly holding back its bid to kickstart several flights in Botswana, including those between Gaborone and Cape Tow...
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 ...
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 12:29 pm
Despite commanding massive support across the country, Extension Gunners find themselves battling to clear a crippling P1.8 million debt. With a new committee in charge, ...
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 12:28 pm
The 16 BTC Premiership clubs have been cleared to take part in the 2018/2019 season, although it is not clear if they meet Club Licensing requirements.
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 12:27 pm
Despite an underwhelming end to the last season, where the league’s outstanding players and officials were not honoured, a new chapter opens tomorrow when the 2018/2019...
Lifestyle
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 13:08 pm
SERONGA: On August 12, World Elephant Day was commemorated with millions of people around the world busy tweeting and posting images of elephants calling for the protect...
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 13:04 pm
Dithubaruba Symposium, a build-up event towards Dithubaruba Cultural festival will be held for the third year in a row at University Of Botswana on August 23 under the th...
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 13:04 pm
Talented poet, mental health activist and motivational speaker MmaKgosi Tau, will next month host the second annual exclusive poetic affair to emphasise the importance of...
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 13:04 pm
After initially announcing the postponement of the Kuru Festival to next month on their Facebook page, the organisers of the event have decided to go on with it as schedu...
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Opinion & Analysis
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 13:33 pm
Bitterness and self-interest have become the ever-present undercurrents continually churning beneath the surface of public life. Politicians of some eminence are consumed...
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 13:23 pm
Since ascending to the Presidency, Mokgweetsi Masisi has announced himself as the jobs president. This has sat well with many, seeing that we have a great challenge of un...
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 13:23 pm
I wish to weigh in my contribution to the raging debate regarding the just ended edition of the Kalahari Toyota 1000 Race, Botswana Desert Race, Mmantshwabise or whatever...
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 12:38 pm
"I used to think the top environmental problems were biodiversity loss, ecosystem collapse and climate change. I thought that with 30 years of good science we could addre...
Features
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 13:19 pm
Two decades after the third president, Festus Mogae, pulled Ian Khama like a rabbit in a hat and made him vice president, the fourth president last week finally agreed to...
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 13:09 pm
The Tollmans, the world’s wealthiest travel and tourism family with over 10,000 employees in 29 companies spread across the world, has fallen in love with Xigera, a sma...
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 12:43 pm
Elephant - an iconic species that is beloved around the world is not such a gentle giant to the people who actually live with Earth’s largest mammal. This is the story ...
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...
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Fri 17 Aug 2018, 13:12 pm
The High Court heard yesterday that Andrew Motsamai authorised a P2 million liability contract that bound Babereki Investments, the Botswana Public Employees’ Union (BO...
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 13:10 pm
Botswana Public Employees’ Union (BOPEU) was successful on Tuesday before Justice Abednico Tafa in Lobatse in their bid to recover some P381, 144.11 with interest from ...
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...
World
Sat 18 Aug 2018, 12:07 pm
Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary-general who won the Nobel Peace Prize for humanitarian work, has died aged 80, international diplomats say.
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.
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Story behind Khama's ring
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