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At least 3,326 people are now known to have died in a massive earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday, say officials.
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Talented artist, Kabelo Kim Modise’s thought provoking artwork is on exhibition at the Casa Labia Gallery in Cape Town, South Africa (SA).
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The recent upsurge in development activity in Gaborone’s office accommodation has softened rentals across town with analysts saying prime rents have now fallen to a ten y...
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The controversial Zulu leader, King Goodwill Zwelithini whose recent remarks triggered widespread xenophobic attacks in South Africa, will visit Botswana in the next few ...
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Fri 24 Apr 2015, 18:00 pm
The controversial Zulu leader, King Goodwill Zwelithini whose recent remarks triggered widespread xenophobic attacks in South Africa, will visit Botswana in the next few ...
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 16:28 pm
In the race to become the BDP chairman the odds are clearly stacked against unpopular vice president Mokgweetsi Masisi. But his aides want him to give it a try. Mmegi St...
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 16:26 pm
The Court of Appeal has dismissed Gaborone High Court Judge Tshepo Motswagole’s 2014 judgment in which he ruled that the death penalty was unconstitutional.
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 16:23 pm
The Botswana National Youth Council (BNYC) is embroiled in a bitter war of words with Parliament Speaker, Gladys Kokorwe, following an investigation into the council.
Business
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 18:00 pm
The recent upsurge in development activity in Gaborone’s office accommodation has softened rentals across town with analysts saying prime rents have now fallen to a ten y...
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 16:06 pm
After recently leapfrogging Swedish rival, Ericsson to the top of the global telecommunications equipment maker market, and with plans to introduce 5G technology by 2020,...
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 15:54 pm
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Vincent Seretse has said Botswana needs a robust business community willing to take calculated risks in building enterprises that can ...
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 15:54 pm
Prime Time Property Holdings is proposing the development of a 7,500 square-metre retail shopping centre in Pilane that would cost close to P100 million.
Sport
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 17:00 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) has tersely rejected Kenya’s request to move tonight’s Under-23 CAF Championships qualifier to the weekend due to VISA complicatio...
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 14:25 pm
A wounded Township Rollers face third placed Orapa United in a tricky fixture at the Itekeng Stadium as be MOBILE Premier League action resumes tomorrow.
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 14:11 pm
PALAPYE: Nico United captain, Richard Legwaila has vowed they will dig themselves out of the relegation quagmire after a string of bad performances left them in a precari...
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 14:02 pm
Attacking Gaborone United (GU) midfielder, Mpho ‘Megah’ Kgaswane shone like a beacon as he led his side to the Mascom Top 8 triumph on Saturday night.
Lifestyle
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 18:00 pm
Talented artist, Kabelo Kim Modise’s thought provoking artwork is on exhibition at the Casa Labia Gallery in Cape Town, South Africa (SA).
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 14:44 pm
One old guitarist tells me, “Man, Gaborone used to be the s**t”. He takes me on a nostalgic trip to Gaborone of the late 1970s and 1980s.
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 14:30 pm
After Enough in 2002 and meeting her Monster In Law in 2005, it seems trouble follows Jennifer Lopez where she goes.
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 14:25 pm
Reggae legend Bob Marley once remarked “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain”.
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Fri 24 Apr 2015, 17:33 pm
For the past 12 months or so, the African continent has dominated international news headlines for all the wrong reasons, writes BAME PIET
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 17:15 pm
One of the most talked about issue in the 11th Parliament is the office of the Speaker of the National Assembly.
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 12:09 pm
No. There is no need for one to reach for a pair of spectacles. The spelling “m’en” is exactly as intended.
Fri 17 Apr 2015, 15:27 pm
The recent announcement by the Ministry of Youth Sport and Culture to introduce the Graduate Volunteer Scheme has brought to the fore raw emotions that have been bubbling...
Features
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 15:42 pm
FRANCISTOWN: When Dorcus Makgato, the Minister of Health entered the world of politics, no one gave her a chance.
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 15:27 pm
With most of the country breathlessly emerging from a summer of heatwaves and crop damage, the residents of D’Kar were recently the victims of surprise floods that left s...
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 15:24 pm
I am lonely here. It is eerie, quiet and so orderly. I do not think I like it here. It is Wednesday morning and I am sitting in a crowded metro subway train from Tower ...
Fri 24 Apr 2015, 13:28 pm
Heated debates on both social and mainstream media that followed the announcement by the Ministry of Youth Sport and Culture to introduce the Graduate Volunteer Scheme (G...
World
Mon 27 Apr 2015, 10:29 am
At least 3,326 people are now known to have died in a massive earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday, say officials.
Tue 21 Apr 2015, 16:28 pm
South African soldiers will be deployed to quell anti-immigrant violence that has killed at least seven people in several weeks of unrest, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapis...
Mon 20 Apr 2015, 07:10 am
Italian coastguard retrieves 28 survivors so far, and about 20 bodies, according to the interior ministry, after boat sinks 60 miles off Libyan coast
Tue 14 Apr 2015, 19:47 pm
At least five persons have been killed in renewed xenophobic attacks in South Africa’s Kwazulu Natal province.
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