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Sat 25 May 2019, 16:03 pm
SEROWE: Former president Ian Khama this morning finally announced his eminent exit from the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP).
Fri 24 May 2019, 15:25 pm
Choppies shareholders will soon find themselves having to choose whether they will place their confidence in their board or the suspended CEO, to drag the regional grocer...
Fri 24 May 2019, 14:51 pm
Former president Ian Khama’s newly formed party is finally christened, but a political analyst, Lesole Machacha, observes opposition’s new-kid-on-the-block, Botswana ...
Fri 24 May 2019, 14:51 pm
PALAPYE: In an endeavour to address the joint Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) weak structures in Francistown constituencies, the party’s top leadership will tod...
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SEROWE: Former president Ian Khama this morning finally anno...
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24 May 2019
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Sat 25 May 2019, 16:03 pm
SEROWE: Former president Ian Khama this morning finally announced his eminent exit from the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP).
Fri 24 May 2019, 15:25 pm
Choppies shareholders will soon find themselves having to choose whether they will place their confidence in their board or the suspended CEO, to drag the regional grocer...
Fri 24 May 2019, 14:51 pm
Former president Ian Khama’s newly formed party is finally christened, but a political analyst, Lesole Machacha, observes opposition’s new-kid-on-the-block, Botswana ...
Fri 24 May 2019, 14:51 pm
PALAPYE: In an endeavour to address the joint Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) weak structures in Francistown constituencies, the party’s top leadership will tod...
Business
Fri 24 May 2019, 13:47 pm
A team of senior law enforcement and financial sector experts led by the Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA) is in Paris leading efforts to have the country removed from ...
Fri 24 May 2019, 13:36 pm
The Bank of Botswana (BoB), government’s chief economic policy adviser, says subsidies on food, fuel, education and other items need to be gradually phased out, while t...
Fri 24 May 2019, 13:35 pm
Botswana's economic success is well documented and always attributed to good governance. Prior to gaining Independence in 1966, Botswana was ranked as the third poorest N...
Fri 24 May 2019, 13:27 pm
Stringent collection measures put forth by the Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA) have resulted in the agency exceeding its collection target of P400 milli...
Sport
Fri 24 May 2019, 12:34 pm
The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) has slapped the Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) with a $9,000 (nearly P100,000) fine for failure to take...
Fri 24 May 2019, 12:31 pm
The postponement of the Orange FA Cup final between Township Rollers and Orapa United has presented a dilemma to the teams, as some of the players will be out of contract...
Fri 24 May 2019, 12:24 pm
This weekend's round of league games will draw the BTC Premiership season’s curtain to a close, with most eyes at the bottom of the standings.
Fri 24 May 2019, 12:24 pm
World soccer governing body, FIFA, has chosen Botswana as one of 11 countries globally, for a pilot school football project.
Lifestyle
Fri 24 May 2019, 13:14 pm
This is no Game of Thrones but winter is here! Looking good when it’s freezing is a niche wardrobe art.
Fri 24 May 2019, 13:04 pm
PALAPYE: As a way to help promote culture, the government through Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development (MYSC) is considering the inclusion of ulul...
Fri 24 May 2019, 13:03 pm
Yangu Masalile who scooped the Miss Junior Botswana title in 2015 will represent Botswana at the Miss Princess International pageant that will be held at Myanmar, Mandala...
Fri 24 May 2019, 12:56 pm
UK Curator Melissa Hinkin recently addressed local visual artists during an Art Talk arranged by Thapong Visual Arts Centre in partnership with the British Council.
Blogs
Opinion & Analysis
Fri 24 May 2019, 14:04 pm
Botswana's five-decade old democracy is back to its ‘occasional’ moment of self-introspection: elections! In 2019 Batswana will go back to the polls to give a renewe...
Fri 24 May 2019, 13:57 pm
Disgruntled by minority rights subjugation or marginalisation and submitting to the commission of inquiry on Sections 77, 78 and 79 of the Constitution of Botswana, the l...
Fri 24 May 2019, 13:53 pm
Universal health coverage (UHC) is a target under the SDGs, but also serves as a platform that brings together diverse programmes and actions for health and development.
Fri 24 May 2019, 13:52 pm
Anticipating this catastrophe, I was working with the Sankuyo community on an alternative economic plan. Most land use plans were written by biologists, and neglected iss...
Features
Fri 17 May 2019, 12:30 pm
Ranked as one of the most peaceful countries in the world, behind closed doors its people violate each other.
Fri 17 May 2019, 12:29 pm
On a typical slow Monday in May last year, Monkgogi Chepete found himself holding a shiny rock in his hand, the likes of which had never been dug up in Orapa’s 48-year ...
Fri 17 May 2019, 12:26 pm
Recently, we were making plans to visit parts of Mozambique for counsel with our church leaders following the devastating impact of Tropical Cyclone Idai in the area.
Fri 10 May 2019, 18:00 pm
A 520,000-square kilometre paradise straddling five countries, including Botswana, has turned into a Sphere of Fear for residents besieged by ever-increasing numbers of e...
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Fri 17 Aug 2018, 13:12 pm
The High Court heard yesterday that Andrew Motsamai authorised a P2 million liability contract that bound Babereki Investments, the Botswana Public Employees’ Union (BO...
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 13:10 pm
Botswana Public Employees’ Union (BOPEU) was successful on Tuesday before Justice Abednico Tafa in Lobatse in their bid to recover some P381, 144.11 with interest from ...
Mon 06 Aug 2018, 13:40 pm
The urgent Court case involving BOPEU’s two warring parties which was scheduled for the High Court in Lobatse on Friday last week has been moved to August 9, after ...
Mon 06 Aug 2018, 13:40 pm
A court application by renegade BOPEU NEC members seeking a Court order to confirm the toppling of president Masego Mogwera and her National Office Bearers is in shaky gr...
World
Thu 16 May 2019, 14:56 pm
Saray Khumalo, a Zambia-born Johannesburg resident, on Thursday morning became the first black African woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest, 8,848m.
Thu 16 May 2019, 11:33 am
President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to protect US computer networks from "foreign adversaries".
Thu 25 Apr 2019, 15:24 pm
A leader of the Chinese community in northern Nigeria has been crowned, or "turbaned", as a chief by the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.
Thu 25 Apr 2019, 14:16 pm
Former US Vice-President Joe Biden has declared a presidential bid, putting an end to months of speculation.
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Kgosi arrested
Former director general of Directorate of Intelligence Service (DIS) Issac Kgosi was on Tuesday night arrested at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport by DIS agents.
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Kgosi arrested, vows to topple govt
Former director general of Directorate of Intelligence Services (DIS) Issac Kgosi was on Tuesday night arrested at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport by DIS agents that included the new spy chief Peter Magosi.
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