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Fri 22 Jun 2018, 18:00 pm
Oil companies this week began receiving part-payments of up to 40% of total debt owed, as government moved to reduce its arrears of about P1.2 billion, the first such pay...
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 18:00 pm
Exactly five days before former president Ian Khama vacated the number one seat, he decorated the then embattled director general of Directorate of Intelligence and Secur...
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 15:00 pm
Former Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) director general Isaac Kgosi will soon re-join the public service, Mmegi has learnt.
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 13:41 pm
Just over a year into its existence, the Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA) has become tangled in a fierce turf war pitting members of the executive against the ...
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Former Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) direct...
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Exactly five days before former president Ian Khama vacated ...
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Just over a year into its existence, the Botswana Energy Reg...
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Oil companies this week began receiving part-payments of up ...
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22 June 2018
Today marks 83 days since President Mokgweetsi Masisi occupi...

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Fri 22 Jun 2018, 18:00 pm
Exactly five days before former president Ian Khama vacated the number one seat, he decorated the then embattled director general of Directorate of Intelligence and Secur...
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 15:00 pm
Former Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) director general Isaac Kgosi will soon re-join the public service, Mmegi has learnt.
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 13:41 pm
Just over a year into its existence, the Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA) has become tangled in a fierce turf war pitting members of the executive against the ...
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 13:41 pm
The King in Calvary congregants are divided over the appointment of their current Bishop, and have since taken their differences to court.
Business
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 18:00 pm
Oil companies this week began receiving part-payments of up to 40% of total debt owed, as government moved to reduce its arrears of about P1.2 billion, the first such pay...
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 12:42 pm
The Trump administration’s introduction of sweeping import tariffs on steel and aluminium raises the real possibility of a global trade war. The effects would be felt e...
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 12:36 pm
Pasdec Automotive Technologies, the Malaysian parent of an automotive components manufacturer based in Lobatse, cut its losses by nearly 83% to R8.2 million (P6.3 million...
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 12:30 pm
At least 10 firms have applied for the SPEDU tax arrangement, under which those approved would enjoy revised rates of five percent, instead of the prevailing 22%, Busines...
Sport
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 12:16 pm
Confederation of University and Colleges Sports Associations (CUCSA Games) Local Organising Committee (LOC) chairperson, Fish Pabalinga finds himself under scrutiny follo...
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 12:16 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) Electoral Committee has declared the recently held Southern Region Football Association (SOFA) elections null and void after citin...
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 12:13 pm
All seemed well at Township Rollers until the club was rocked by internal squabbles last week.
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 12:04 pm
With another court case looming between two warring factions at Mochudi Centre Chiefs, both parties this time are hopeful that it will finally bring the long running batt...
Lifestyle
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 12:29 pm
Fine art photographer Pako Lesejane has finally put up his first solo photography exhibition themed 'Photography Redefined' and will open at Thapong Visual Arts Centre on...
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 12:25 pm
As a fourth year student of civil engineering at the University of Botswana, 23-year-old Wabatsha Nfila still manages to explore his artistry talent and already owns a cl...
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 12:24 pm
Gospel singers Tshepo Lesole and Obakeng Sengwaketse are set to share the stage with South African former Joyous Celebration singer, Zaza Mokhethi during a live gospel mu...
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 12:22 pm
Lindah Sekgoma has yet again proven that she is the 'queen of disco' music with her recent release called 'Forgive'.
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Wed 20 Jun 2018, 10:37 am
DITSHWANELO – The Botswana Centre for Human Rights, joins the world in commemorating World Refugee Day. The theme for World Refugee Day this year is#WithRefugees.
Thu 14 Jun 2018, 12:00 pm
Press Statement: DITSHWANELO - The Botswana Centre for Human Rights, is commemorating the raid on Gaborone by the-then apartheid government of South Africa on 14 June 198...
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 16:10 pm
Utilising archival records this paper argues that the coordinator of the Tenth Anniversary Independence Celebrations Unit (TACU), Gobe Matenge, tried to use the process t...
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 15:53 pm
When drought hits a region as dry as northern Namibia, subsistence farmers can weather the crisis better if they have more than just their land to depend on for food or a...
Features
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 13:30 pm
It does not rain but pours at the Francistown City Council's (FCC) beleaguered supplies department as more skeletons continue to tumble out of the public institution’s ...
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 13:04 pm
When I parted with Beata on the 10th of last month as we alighted the Air Botswana flight BP 222 in the evening, after a two-hour delay in Johannesburg due to a technical...
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 13:01 pm
Twenty years after they fled from a bloody conflict, crossing crocodile-infested waters to the safety of Botswana, more than 800 Caprivians at Dukwi Refugee Camp are figh...
Fri 22 Jun 2018, 13:00 pm
I have never struggled so much to pen a piece like I did with sharing my thoughts about the woman I loved so much, Botlhoko Beata Kasale-Kabango. Her sudden passing from ...
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Fri 08 Jun 2018, 16:02 pm
Stakeholders in the Education sector have been informed that the process of registration of qualification is expected to start by end of this month.
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 16:00 pm
Botswana Qualifications Authority says it has so far received 19 applications from Higher Education Providers also known as tertiary education institutions for registrati...
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 15:58 pm
Botswana Qualifications Authority has moved to ensure that all learners at local registered and accredited Education and Training Providers are protected and enabled to g...
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 15:56 pm
Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA) recently celebrated higher education and Trainers Providers who are fore-runners of providers, that is, those that have been regis...
World
Wed 20 Jun 2018, 15:35 pm
Canada's parliament has passed a law legalising the recreational use of marijuana nationwide.
Wed 20 Jun 2018, 11:19 am
The US has pulled out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, calling it a "cesspool of political bias".
Mon 18 Jun 2018, 10:57 am
South Korea's coach says he made his players wear different numbered shirts in recent friendlies to confuse opponents who he says cannot tell them apart.
Tue 12 Jun 2018, 17:17 pm
US President Donald Trump says his historic talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that ended in a joint agreement were "tremendous".
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Caprivians Protest at SADC Headquarters
Group of 12 elderly refugees from Caprivi Strip in Namibia staged a peaceful protest at SADC headquarters in Gaborone since Monday. The men and one woman vowed to sit in by the regional body headquarters until their grievances were addressed. The refugees represent nearly 900 at Dukwi who fled to Botswana some 20 years ago after a bloody conflict in the Caprivi Strip.
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President Mokgweetsi Masisi's opening remarks at his first Press Conference at President of Botswana
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