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Mon 25 Sep 2017, 18:00 pm
PALAPYE: Farmers have been urged to start treating donkeys as a source of wealth and take advantage of the donkey products, which are believed to be in high demand in th...
Mon 25 Sep 2017, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Federation of Public, Private and Parastatals Sector Union (BOFEPUSU) president Johannes Tshukudu cautions the newly formed Alliance for Progres...
Mon 25 Sep 2017, 18:00 pm
Experienced South African actress Sindi Dlathu drilled a number of aspiring young actors during a one-day Masterclass acting session held last Saturday at the University ...
Mon 25 Sep 2017, 16:33 pm
The formation of the new party by Ndaba Gaolathe team could cause instability within Botswana National Front (BNF) and Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC).
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22 September 2017
The Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) splinter group, th...
22 September 2017
As the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) splits for good...
25 September 2017
FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Federation of Public, Private and ...
22 September 2017
Government has gazetted the new Consumer Protection Bill, wh...
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25 September 2017
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Mon 25 Sep 2017, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Federation of Public, Private and Parastatals Sector Union (BOFEPUSU) president Johannes Tshukudu cautions the newly formed Alliance for Progres...
Mon 25 Sep 2017, 16:33 pm
The formation of the new party by Ndaba Gaolathe team could cause instability within Botswana National Front (BNF) and Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC).
Mon 25 Sep 2017, 16:31 pm
Counsellor and motivational speaker, Zannel Sealetsa-Ubah, who may be remembered from Radio Botswana (RB), and Radio Botswana 2 (RB2), is set to launch her new project, t...
Mon 25 Sep 2017, 16:31 pm
Marang Junior Secondary School Form 2 students have been warned to stay away from sexual intercourse. Giving a motivational talk against teenage pregnancy on Thursday eve...
Business
Mon 25 Sep 2017, 18:00 pm
PALAPYE: Farmers have been urged to start treating donkeys as a source of wealth and take advantage of the donkey products, which are believed to be in high demand in th...
Mon 25 Sep 2017, 16:13 pm
Barclays Bank of Botswana says it continues to focus on education and skills, entreprenuer development and financial inclusion as a way of demonstrating its commitment to...
Mon 25 Sep 2017, 16:12 pm
Limkokwing University recently inducted 24 newly-appointed Industry Advisory Board members as they prepare to play an important role in complementing the various facultie...
Mon 25 Sep 2017, 16:09 pm
Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) listed Letlole La Rona (LLR), has recorded P64 million profit for the year, a 20% increase from P53 million that was recorded in the prior y...
Sport
Mon 25 Sep 2017, 16:09 pm
MOLEPOLOLE: Extension Gunners wasted several goal scoring opportunities and settled for a 0-0 draw against rookies, Sharps Shooting Stars in their BTC Premiership opener ...
Mon 25 Sep 2017, 16:05 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Defending champions, Township Rollers emerged 2-1 victors against returning TAFIC as the BTC Premiership finally kicked-off on Saturday.
Mon 25 Sep 2017, 16:02 pm
NALEDI: New entrants into the annual Naledi Summer Cup Horse race were the toast of the day as they set the pace on Saturday. The usual favourites John Douglas, Antatic C...
Mon 25 Sep 2017, 16:00 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: BR Highlanders gave Nico United a rude introduction to the First Division North league with a 2-1 win in an exciting encounter played at the Sam Sono Stadi...
Lifestyle
Mon 25 Sep 2017, 18:00 pm
Experienced South African actress Sindi Dlathu drilled a number of aspiring young actors during a one-day Masterclass acting session held last Saturday at the University ...
Mon 25 Sep 2017, 16:05 pm
Veteran kwasa-kwasa musician Frank ‘Franco’ Lesokwane’s experience in the music industry came to the fore over the weekend, as he had to pull strings together to save Fig...
Mon 18 Sep 2017, 18:00 pm
The Miss Botswana Top 12 finalists were in the third phase of the grand finale bootcamp where they were engaged in different activities at Cresta Hotel last weekend.
Mon 18 Sep 2017, 15:44 pm
The sudden death of jazz maestro, Soares Katumbela has attracted pledges to the tune of P40,000 towards the upcoming Francistown Jazz Festival.
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Opinion & Analysis
Mon 25 Sep 2017, 16:16 pm
Babereki Investments Terminates Andrew Motsamai’s Contract Of Employment
Mon 18 Sep 2017, 15:49 pm
As BLLAHWU prepares to meet the Ministry of Local Government on labour issues, the Secretary General, Cde Ketlhalefile Motshegwa shares with the workers some of the co...
Mon 28 Aug 2017, 16:39 pm
Following a meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) held in Francistown on August 12, 2017, which resolved that the ...
Mon 28 Aug 2017, 16:21 pm
I am told your theme is “Championing educators’ rights inthe midst of bargaining challenges in Botswana” I am happy that you find yourself in these circumstances, I am ha...
Features
Tue 04 Jul 2017, 16:13 pm
Two University of Botswana (UB) academics have argued that the controversial ‘shoot-to-kill’ policy is a legitimate conservation strategy.
Mon 12 Jun 2017, 15:55 pm
FRANCISTOWN: For many years, the governments of Botswana and Zimbabwe and even their people post-independence for both countries, have enjoyed cordial relationships.
Mon 29 May 2017, 16:16 pm
The late Patrick van Rensburg was one of the founders of modern Botswana, a hero in the struggle against Apartheid, and through the work of his Foundation for Education w...
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...
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Mon 11 Sep 2017, 23:16 pm
For South African businessman, Simbi Phiri, dignity and reputation are worth than all the gold a man can have.
Fri 30 Jun 2017, 20:08 pm
Renowned as a master farmer in his home village of Kanye and beyond, Sir Ketumile Masire met his march in Vlado Rubezic, somewhere around 1993 when he walked into Feed Ce...
Fri 30 Jun 2017, 20:08 pm
Tautona wa lefatshe la Zimbabwe Robert Gabriel Mugabe a re tautona wa bobedi wa lefatshe la Botswana, yo o neng a bolokwa maabane, Sir Quett Ketumile Joni Masire e ne e ...
Fri 30 Jun 2017, 20:08 pm
Tautona wa lefatshe la Botswana Lt General Dr Ian Khama a re tautona ya bobedi ya lefatshe la Botswana, Sir QuettKetumile Joni Masire o segile tema e tona thata ka nako y...
World
Tue 04 Jul 2017, 13:15 pm
North Korea says it has successfully tested its first "intercontinental ballistic missile" (ICBM).
Tue 30 May 2017, 14:59 pm
Golfer Tiger Woods says alcohol was "not involved" in his arrest while driving in Florida early on Monday.
Tue 09 May 2017, 09:36 am
"Brigitte! Brigitte! Brigitte!" chanted the crowd as she took the stage with her husband, newly elected President Emmanuel Macron. Who is she?
Mon 13 Feb 2017, 15:57 pm
Six journalists, including three media owners, have been arrested in the Ivory Coast for "spreading false information" about a mutiny by security forces, their newspapers...
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Naledi
Wed 20 Sep 2017, 12:52 pm
Mokwadi wa tlhwatlhwa wa Setswana se se molodi, ebile ele modiragatsi wa poko ya Setswana, Moroka Moreri o gopola Rre Soares Katumbela, a dira jalo ka taletso ya lokwalod...
Wed 20 Sep 2017, 12:47 pm
Beke e e fetileng, polelo e khutlile Hendrick Letshwiti a ne kopile kgotlakgolo la Setswana kwa Mochudi go mo fa sebaka sa go oketsa melato e mesha ya go akaretsa Tlamelo...
Wed 20 Sep 2017, 12:43 pm
Kgatiso ya gompieno, re lebelela ka fa lenyalo le ntseng ka teng bogolosegolo mo Bakereseteng.
Wed 13 Sep 2017, 16:20 pm
Ka Laboraro wa beke e re tswang mo go yone, kgotla ya ga Kgabo eleng Kgosikgolo Kgafela II ene ya amogela boikuelo ka Hendrick Letshwiti a re mosadi wa gagwe o nyetswe ga...
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Poor security at the Gaborone International Music and Culture (GIMC) festival resulted in a stampede in which one life was lost. Criminals also took advantage of security lapse to harass patrons. PICS: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
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