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The UDC must ensure it keeps Gomolemo Motswaledi’s name and memory alive, Thatayaone Motswaledi, the father to the late opposition leader told a well-attended political r...
Tue 21 Oct 2014, 17:14 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: BCL Limited has entered a $337 (P3.1 billion) million deal to buy significant stakes in Tati Nickel Mining Company and Nkomati Mine in South Africa, from R...
Tue 21 Oct 2014, 16:45 pm
Game Bantsi popularly known as rapper Zeus, caused a stir at the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) festival on Saturday when he performed Tupac’s classic hit, Changes. His ...
Tue 21 Oct 2014, 16:57 pm
A bust-up between Zebras assistant coach, Pio Paul and Botswana Football Association (BFA) technical director, Ben Kgomela has left the association facing another relatio...
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21 October 2014
Many Batswana women die from breast cancer because disease i...
21 October 2014
Speaker of the National Assembly Margaret Nasha is optimisti...
21 October 2014
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21 October 2014
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Tue 21 Oct 2014, 18:04 pm
The UDC must ensure it keeps Gomolemo Motswaledi’s name and memory alive, Thatayaone Motswaledi, the father to the late opposition leader told a well-attended political r...
Tue 21 Oct 2014, 17:28 pm
Many Batswana women die from breast cancer because disease is often detected in its advanced state. And many of these women could save their own lives by gong for regular...
Tue 21 Oct 2014, 17:32 pm
Speaker of the National Assembly Margaret Nasha is optimistic that she will get a second term as the Speaker, come Wednesday October 29th.
Tue 21 Oct 2014, 17:31 pm
A speaker at the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) mega rally Saturday, Kagiso Ntime, has implied that the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) was disingenuous when it ple...
Business
Tue 21 Oct 2014, 17:14 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: BCL Limited has entered a $337 (P3.1 billion) million deal to buy significant stakes in Tati Nickel Mining Company and Nkomati Mine in South Africa, from R...
Tue 21 Oct 2014, 17:11 pm
Telecommunication infrastructure company, Botswana Fibre Networks (BoFiNet), has unveiled the five companies contracted to carry out the deployment of optic fibre cables ...
Tue 21 Oct 2014, 17:02 pm
Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) is in pursuit of Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in order to develop the 300 hectares of land it owns.
Fri 17 Oct 2014, 16:50 pm
The structure of the economy has shifted from mining to services but this will pose a balance of trade problem if diversification of exports continues to lag behind that ...
Sport
Tue 21 Oct 2014, 16:57 pm
A bust-up between Zebras assistant coach, Pio Paul and Botswana Football Association (BFA) technical director, Ben Kgomela has left the association facing another relatio...
Tue 21 Oct 2014, 16:21 pm
A Motswana woman golfer, Malebogo Morebodi has won the annual Nedbank Mogokare Classic that was held in Maseru, Lesotho over the weekend.
Tue 21 Oct 2014, 16:17 pm
Two of the four Botswana Karate Association (BOKA) members who resigned a fortnight ago have rescinded their decision.
Tue 21 Oct 2014, 16:54 pm
FRANCISTOWN: A visiting tennis instructor has urged local companies to support the development of tennis in the country in order to make the sports more vibrant.
Lifestyle
Tue 21 Oct 2014, 16:45 pm
Game Bantsi popularly known as rapper Zeus, caused a stir at the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) festival on Saturday when he performed Tupac’s classic hit, Changes. His ...
Tue 21 Oct 2014, 16:42 pm
Since entering the Big Brother Africa Hotshots house two weeks ago, Nigeria’s Lillian has been twerking excessively, using every chance she had to shake her buttocks, esp...
Tue 21 Oct 2014, 16:39 pm
Botswana gospel artist Kabelo Eric has submitted Kabiosi for consideration in the Kora Awards. The awards nominees will be announced in December.
Tue 21 Oct 2014, 16:33 pm
With the festive season fast approaching the urge to make a quick buck is also mounting and unsuspecting individuals are at a greater risk of losing their hard earned cas...
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Opinion & Analysis
Tue 21 Oct 2014, 17:22 pm
I grew up as a teenager in the 80’s, something I often refer to as a decade of music. One of the most fascinating songs of this era is by Isaac Hayes; I stand Accused.
Fri 17 Oct 2014, 15:00 pm
Let me begin with my usual game whereby I kick off my article by showing off Setswana as a remaining thread of that elusive, long-lost ‘Babel’ protolanguage, and hence it...
Fri 17 Oct 2014, 14:50 pm
Botswana Congress Party Youth League (BCPYL) is disturbed and disappointed by subjective opinions by some journalists and media houses which have been and are presented a...
Fri 17 Oct 2014, 17:48 pm
Botswana Congress Party is concerned that after the country invested billions of public funds in the prestigious Botswana International University of Science and Technolo...
Features
Fri 17 Oct 2014, 15:35 pm
The conditions under which journalists work are becoming more dangerous as governments around the world clamp down on their freedom in the guise oaf safeguarding national...
Fri 17 Oct 2014, 15:35 pm
Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) is at loggerheads with other affiliates of the Botswana Federation of Public Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU) because it has seemingly rea...
Fri 17 Oct 2014, 15:25 pm
NATA: There was an air of hopelessness, despair and frustration as Sebonetse Reitsanye emerged from his rickety makeshift hut. Sebonetse literally struggled to get out th...
Fri 17 Oct 2014, 15:24 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Teenage pregnancies, unreported cases of domestic abuse on women and children are some of the vices that haunt Majweng residents.
World
Mon 13 Oct 2014, 23:00 pm
The Ebola epidemic threatens the "very survival" of societies and could lead to failed states, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned.
Thu 25 Sep 2014, 09:00 am
The Ebola outbreak threatens to become a political crisis that could unravel years of effort to stabilise West Africa, a think tank has warned.
Wed 17 Sep 2014, 10:23 am
South African President Jacob Zuma announced Tuesday that 67 South Africans died in a building collapse in Nigeria's financial capital Lagos.
Sat 13 Sep 2014, 14:11 pm
The parents of Reeva Steenkamp say "justice was not served" after South African athlete Oscar Pistorius was acquitted of murdering their daughter.
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