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The suspended former Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) Tonota constituency candidate Maokaneng Bontshetse believes his recalling was perpetuated by ill motive to pave ...
Thu 18 Sep 2014, 15:03 pm
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation was by yesterday evening scrambling to verify whether any Batswana were injured or killed in the collapse of...
Thu 18 Sep 2014, 11:05 am
FRANCISTOWN: The Minister of Lands and Housing Lebonaamang Mokalake has cautioned Batswana not to entertain corruption as it has the potential to scare away potential inv...
Thu 18 Sep 2014, 11:09 am
SELEBI-PHIKWE: BCL Mine and Botswana Mine Workers Union have reached an agreement on the marathon wage negotiations that had reached a five-month long deadlock.
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Fri 19 Sep 2014, 13:00 pm
The suspended former Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) Tonota constituency candidate Maokaneng Bontshetse believes his recalling was perpetuated by ill motive to pave ...
Thu 18 Sep 2014, 15:03 pm
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation was by yesterday evening scrambling to verify whether any Batswana were injured or killed in the collapse of...
Thu 18 Sep 2014, 12:21 pm
FRANCISTOWN: An intern at Monarch Post Office appeared in court yesterday for allegedly killing his girlfriend.
Thu 18 Sep 2014, 12:26 pm
Kweneng District Council (KWDC) has engaged audit consultancy, Deloitte, to help them roll out a whistle-blowing policy intended to root out corruption in the area.
Business
Thu 18 Sep 2014, 11:32 am
In an effort to create a long lasting impact in the hearts of travellers as they pass through the country’s borders, Brand Botswana in collaboration with the Department o...
Thu 18 Sep 2014, 11:09 am
SELEBI-PHIKWE: BCL Mine and Botswana Mine Workers Union have reached an agreement on the marathon wage negotiations that had reached a five-month long deadlock.
Thu 18 Sep 2014, 11:05 am
FRANCISTOWN: The Minister of Lands and Housing Lebonaamang Mokalake has cautioned Batswana not to entertain corruption as it has the potential to scare away potential inv...
Thu 18 Sep 2014, 14:48 pm
The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) candidate for Mahalapye West Mmika Solomon has refuted allegations that he has dumped the constituency and is nowhere to be found...
Sport
Thu 18 Sep 2014, 11:50 am
Botswana netball team coach, Seipei Gaelisiwe has admitted that their poor start against Uganda has cost them dearly. Botswana lost 47-32 to Uganda in the Africa Netball ...
Thu 18 Sep 2014, 11:45 am
Botswana Cricket Association (BCA) held an introductory cricket course at Molepolole Sports Complex this week as part of the ongoing joint initiative with the volunteer w...
Thu 18 Sep 2014, 11:45 am
Botswana Golf Union (BGU) will over the weekend host one of its premier tournaments, the annual Stanbic Bank Independence Trophy. The tournament takes place at the Gaboro...
Thu 18 Sep 2014, 11:42 am
International Handball Federation (IHF) has pledged to back the local chapter with all the required resources needed to boost the game.
Lifestyle
Thu 18 Sep 2014, 11:32 am
House music singer, Boikanyo ‘MsLissah’ Ketlhwaafetse, has encouraged fellow female artists to venture into the genre to up their numbers in the industry.
Thu 18 Sep 2014, 11:10 am
Newly-wed Odirile ‘Vee’ Sento will launch his 12th album titled Supernatural Volume II, on November 1, 2014 at Lizard Lounge.
Thu 18 Sep 2014, 11:23 am
SEROWE: Although it is a relatively new concept, We Bechuana: Kwa Re Tswang is currently one of the most anticipated shows coming up in the Independence Day holidays.
Thu 18 Sep 2014, 11:20 am
House kwasa artist, Keletso Merafhe, or Tyte as she is known in the music industry promises a breakthrough followup album after the success of her first, Sthibo.
Blogs
Opinion & Analysis
Thu 18 Sep 2014, 12:02 pm
The sudden arrest and detention of The Sunday Standard Editor Outsa Mokone and harassment of investigative reporter Edgar Tsimane came as a shock not just to us here at ...
Fri 12 Sep 2014, 14:54 pm
The family unit has always been considered the main engine of any society thus, individuals who form that society will have come from families.
Fri 12 Sep 2014, 14:45 pm
This week we discuss Baha’u’llah (‘Glory of God’) mainly in light of John’s Revelation. Baha in Setswana means “bead”, a jewel, a brilliant reflector of light, a glorious...
Fri 12 Sep 2014, 14:44 pm
A tall and towering fellow walked into our barracks just a few days after we were sworn in as new members of the military institution, the Botswana Defence Force. His pos...
Features
Wed 17 Sep 2014, 12:48 pm
For the third time, having previously made the same point about its signage at the Fort and at Bonnington, I am again having to ask why the National Museum is providing t...
Fri 12 Sep 2014, 14:58 pm
FRANCISTOWN: I have always heard of the famous Makgadikgadi Pans.
Fri 12 Sep 2014, 15:42 pm
GABRIEL MALEBANG* A lot has now been said and written about the unusual and dastardly actions of the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) on the morning of Saturday 30th August...
Fri 12 Sep 2014, 15:35 pm
Mmegi Staff Writer BAME PIET takes a look at the 10th parliament, the current crop of parliamentary candidates and select some its most influential candidates who stand a...
World
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.
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 17:00 pm
Lesotho's exiled Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has called on regional leaders to deploy troops to his country to help restore order, his aide says.
Sat 30 Aug 2014, 16:08 pm
The prime minister of Lesotho, Thomas Thabane has fled to South Africa, alleging a coup by the army and saying his life is in danger.
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