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Mon 27 Jun 2016, 18:00 pm
Techpreneur duo, Kwasi Darkwa and Kabo Ratladi, say about 300 people have so far registered for their FarmConnectar agriculture service, an application that helps farme...
Mon 27 Jun 2016, 18:00 pm
The legal position of surrogacy and its legality in the country would be put to test during the July session of the Court of Appeal (CoA) when a divorced couple fights ov...
Mon 27 Jun 2016, 18:00 pm
Making their surprise appearance, the energetic crew kick-started their electrifying performance with songs from their 2010 album, Fire Is Low as well as Potbelly from t...
Mon 27 Jun 2016, 17:27 pm
Speech by President Ian Khama, at a State Luncheon in honour of Kenyan Oresident Uhuru Kenyatta during the state visit to Botswana
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27 June 2016
The legal position of surrogacy and its legality in the coun...
27 June 2016
MAUN: The Minister for Environment, Wildlife and Tourism, Ts...
27 June 2016
The Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) secretary general ...
28 June 2016
Leaders of six regional states representing SADC meet this m...
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27 June 2016
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Mon 27 Jun 2016, 18:00 pm
The legal position of surrogacy and its legality in the country would be put to test during the July session of the Court of Appeal (CoA) when a divorced couple fights ov...
Mon 27 Jun 2016, 15:29 pm
MAUN: The Minister for Environment, Wildlife and Tourism, Tshekedi Khama is the most wanted by communities in the Okavango. At recent meetings by the Parliamentary portf...
Mon 27 Jun 2016, 15:24 pm
Among cases to watch during the July Court of Appeal (CoA) session are of death row inmates, Daniel Semi (30) and Gaolatlhe Thusang (35) who are seeking to convince the b...
Mon 27 Jun 2016, 15:23 pm
Botswana has adopted a new education system said to be a paradigm shift from the old one. According to acting Deputy CEO, Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA), Dr Andr...
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Mon 27 Jun 2016, 18:00 pm
Techpreneur duo, Kwasi Darkwa and Kabo Ratladi, say about 300 people have so far registered for their FarmConnectar agriculture service, an application that helps farme...
Mon 27 Jun 2016, 14:10 pm
FRANCISTOWN: After struggling for the most part of her life to make ends meet as a result of a poor salary, 69-year-old Kelebile Senkang finally decided to venture into t...
Mon 27 Jun 2016, 14:09 pm
Dr Valentin Agon from Benin has won this year’s Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) walking away with $100,000 after developing an anti-malaria drug treatment made from a n...
Mon 27 Jun 2016, 14:07 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The chief executive officer (CEO) of Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA), Thabo Thamane has said freebooting of other people’s ideas is the maj...
Sport
Mon 27 Jun 2016, 14:02 pm
A nation was left despondent as Zambian referee, Janny Sikazwe made two contentious decisions which tilted the COSAFA Cup final, territorially dominated by Botswana, into...
Mon 27 Jun 2016, 14:02 pm
JWANENG: Leeroy Poulter won this year’s 1000 Desert race as team Toyota maintained its dominance in the annual event. He beats last year’s winner, Anthony Taylor and Conr...
Mon 27 Jun 2016, 14:02 pm
Malebogo Morebodi came second at the Windhoek Lager Africa Jacket Golf Championship held over the weekend in the Namibian capital. While the Zebras were suffering a painf...
Mon 27 Jun 2016, 14:02 pm
Nijel Amos and rising star, Baboloki Thebe shone in the 800m and 400m races respectively but Isaac Makwala faltered as he finished fourth in the 400m at the Africa Senior...
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Mon 27 Jun 2016, 18:00 pm
Making their surprise appearance, the energetic crew kick-started their electrifying performance with songs from their 2010 album, Fire Is Low as well as Potbelly from t...
Mon 27 Jun 2016, 14:05 pm
Hundreds of hopefuls thronged the Signed International acting auditions that were held at the Grand Palm Hotel over the weekend. Signed International is on a national tou...
Mon 20 Jun 2016, 17:14 pm
Top musicians set the tone for the desert race mood during the Toyota 1,000KM Desert Race Activation Party held at Stanbic Bank Piazza on Saturday.
Mon 20 Jun 2016, 17:14 pm
The last instalment of Miss Botswana 2016 auditions in Gaborone had stiff competition as numerous aspiring contestants tried out their luck.
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Mon 27 Jun 2016, 17:27 pm
Speech by President Ian Khama, at a State Luncheon in honour of Kenyan Oresident Uhuru Kenyatta during the state visit to Botswana
Mon 27 Jun 2016, 14:32 pm
It is indeed a pleasure for me to be with you here this evening to officiate at this Innovation Prize for Africa Awards Gala Dinner. I would, from the outset, like to ack...
Mon 27 Jun 2016, 14:29 pm
Inspired by the word of the former President of Botswana during his annual youth lecture I had the courage to share a provoking message with fellow youth in Machaneng dur...
Mon 20 Jun 2016, 12:41 pm
Director of ceremonies: we warmly welcome the invitation to participate as panelists in today’s public service day commemoration and by way of greetings, let me also say ...
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Mon 14 Mar 2016, 14:53 pm
The tiny village of Gulubane is situated about 10 kilometres off the A3 road. From Francistown, pass Mathangwane until a board signalling a right turn appears. The road a...
Mon 22 Feb 2016, 16:07 pm
LUANDA: I am writing this on the way to the airport on our airport shuttle – a big white 4X4 Dodge Durango – to catch a flight to a town called Menongue in the Cuito Cuan...
Mon 01 Feb 2016, 15:35 pm
At just 26 years, Kenathata Dipogiso was defying the prophesy of his own first name, which seemed to suggest that he was destined to be a weakling. He had become the opp...
Mon 14 Dec 2015, 18:00 pm
On April 27, 2009 *Malebogo Max Molefhe was shot eight times by an enraged boyfriend. The gunshot that was meant to blow her brains off mysteriously jammed. The gun faile...
World
Tue 21 Jun 2016, 08:27 am
A Briton who tried to grab a police officer's gun at a Donald Trump rally in Las Vegas said he wanted to shoot the US candidate, court papers say.
Wed 04 May 2016, 10:48 am
Donald Trump has become the US Republican presidential nominee in all but name after victory in Indiana forced rival Ted Cruz from the race.
Tue 03 May 2016, 10:09 am
More than 30 lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru have been flown to South Africa to start a new life in a sanctuary.
Tue 12 Apr 2016, 09:17 am
The Zika virus is "scarier" than first thought and its impact on the US could be greater than predicted, public health officials have admitted.
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Wed 22 Jun 2016, 15:59 pm
Ditshupo tsa temothuo tsa kgaolo ya Serowe tsa monongwaga di tla di godile le go tlhabologa ka go solofetswe disupiwa ka mefuta go tswa mo balemibaruing go tswa mo kgaolo...
Wed 22 Jun 2016, 15:58 pm
LETLHAKANE: Baagi ba kgaolwana ya Letlhakane Bkone ba re ga ba sa tlhole ba batla go emelwa kwa khanseleng ke mokhanselalara wa bone wa Gompieno Boitshwarelo Mopedi.
Wed 22 Jun 2016, 15:56 pm
METSIAAELA: Knowledge Shanganani wa dingwaga tse masome a mararo le boraro(33), yo o tlholegang kwa Zimbabwe, o sekela molato wa go tlhaba Elliot Lefatshe ka sengwe se go...
Wed 22 Jun 2016, 15:48 pm
MAUN. Letlhoko la metsi kwa motseng wa Maun le tsentse matshelo a batho mo diphatseng ka ba felela ba a nwa aa seng phepa.
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BDP welcomes Arone
It was a heavily attended rally in Ramotswa on Saturday when President Ian Khama showcased hist latest catch, the MP for Chobe, Bagalatia Arone, who recently defected from the opposition, Botswana Congress Party (BCP) after weeks of speculation
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Richard 'Motsabakedi' Khumoekae - new BNFYL president
The new BNFYL president Richard 'Motsabakedi' Khumoekae at his inaugural press conference as BNFYL President in Gaborone.
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