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Fri 13 Jul 2018, 18:00 pm
Finance and Economic Development minister, Kenneth Matambo is keeping a wary eye on his 5.3 percent growth forecast for the economy this year, after figures from the rece...
Fri 13 Jul 2018, 18:00 pm
Thapelo Olopeng, the Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development has dumped both his long-time girlfriend, Daphney Kadiwa and his former boss and State p...
Fri 13 Jul 2018, 15:04 pm
The Ministry of Education has thrown its last dice in a fight to avoid digging into its pocket to pay two teachers who want to be remunerated from as far back as 2013, th...
Fri 13 Jul 2018, 15:01 pm
The Court of Appeal has denied local asset manager, Capital Management Botswana (CMB) time to put their house in order. The CMB who are facing the Non-Bank Financial Inst...
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Thapelo Olopeng, the Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport an...
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The Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) is r...
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Fri 13 Jul 2018, 18:00 pm
Thapelo Olopeng, the Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development has dumped both his long-time girlfriend, Daphney Kadiwa and his former boss and State p...
Fri 13 Jul 2018, 15:04 pm
The Ministry of Education has thrown its last dice in a fight to avoid digging into its pocket to pay two teachers who want to be remunerated from as far back as 2013, th...
Fri 13 Jul 2018, 15:01 pm
The Court of Appeal has denied local asset manager, Capital Management Botswana (CMB) time to put their house in order. The CMB who are facing the Non-Bank Financial Inst...
Fri 13 Jul 2018, 14:51 pm
The Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) is reportedly on the tails of Peter Mompati Maruapula, who used to be the private secretary to former Minister of ...
Business
Fri 13 Jul 2018, 18:00 pm
Finance and Economic Development minister, Kenneth Matambo is keeping a wary eye on his 5.3 percent growth forecast for the economy this year, after figures from the rece...
Fri 13 Jul 2018, 14:11 pm
Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) collected total tax revenues of P35.8 billion for the year ended March 2017, surpassing a target of P34.8 billion on the back of s...
Fri 13 Jul 2018, 14:08 pm
A rare metal, with immense applications particularly for gigawatt-scale electricity storage, has been uncovered in western Ngamiland, with an Australian company leading e...
Wed 11 Jul 2018, 14:57 pm
Barclays Bank of Botswana this morning officially marked the transformation shift to Absa Group Limited, officially adapting the Absa operational culture, with the brand ...
Sport
Fri 13 Jul 2018, 13:50 pm
The Botswana Premier League (BPL) decided against holding the season-ending award ceremony to focus on the inaugural BTC Charity Cup, to be held on August 11.
Fri 13 Jul 2018, 13:47 pm
When the 2018 FIFA World Cup kicked off in Russia, the most visible brand was that of the Budweiser beer.
Fri 13 Jul 2018, 13:47 pm
The Diamond Zebras are fired up as they target glory at Under-17 COSAFA Championships to be held in Mauritius from next week.
Fri 13 Jul 2018, 13:47 pm
With the new BTC Premiership season expected to kick-off next month, the seasonal coaches’ merry-go-round is in full swing.
Lifestyle
Fri 13 Jul 2018, 14:03 pm
Although we live in a world where everyone has the right to freedom of speech, people still find it hard to express their opinions or beliefs publicly. But fine art is on...
Fri 13 Jul 2018, 14:01 pm
Growing up, Thebe Kavindama has always been fond of photography and it ran in the blood as his father was a lensman- the right motivation for him to pursue his childhood ...
Fri 13 Jul 2018, 13:58 pm
After the success of ‘One Night with Motlha’, Medumo Entertainment will host one of Botswana’s biggest music divas, Maxy in a show also dubbed ‘One Night With Max...
Fri 13 Jul 2018, 13:58 pm
The newly-crowned Mister Gaborone, Jomo Kgaolo has pledged to bring a positive impact to the community. In an interview with Arts and Culture recently, Kgaolo, an employe...
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    Fri 13 Jul 2018, 15:18 pm
    Lefatshe la Botswana le bolelwa e le lengwe la mafatshe a a humileng di tsa tlholego. Gare ga dilo tse, go ditlhare ka go farologana.
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    Fri 13 Jul 2018, 15:17 pm
    So, one opposition leader is talking duels. If the learned friend had his way, we could wind back the clock to a time when disputes were settled rath...
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    Mon 09 Jul 2018, 15:23 pm
    With the return of the Bangwaketse to south-eastern Botswana in the 1840s, the Batawana Kgosi Letsholathebe eventually imposed his authority over much...
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    Mon 09 Jul 2018, 15:23 pm
    Recently, during the annual 1000km Desert Race competition, a woman, believed to be 20-years-old, was found dead in an area in Jwaneng, the Desert Rac...
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    Mon 09 Jul 2018, 15:23 pm
    President Masisi's recent visit to 91-year-old Kenneth Nkwa, accompanied by ex-president Festus Mogae and BDP stalwart, Dan Kwelagobe, should not be a...
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    Fri 06 Jul 2018, 14:07 pm
    This week I am ranting over dagga. Make no mistake about it I don't smoke that green stuff. Yes, sometimes I have wondered how it feels to smoke it bu...
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    Fri 06 Jul 2018, 14:07 pm
    E rile nako ele ra utlwa gore, Setswana sa re, ‘'Mookodi wa pula o beelediwa ntlheng tsotlhe,' se raya gore, botshelo bo lekwa ka tsela tse dintsi t...
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    Fri 06 Jul 2018, 14:07 pm
    Why does the announcement of a Trump-Putin summit cause such fear and trembling, from the mainstream corporate media? Anything that Trump does that ca...
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    Fri 29 Jun 2018, 15:43 pm
    Some time ago, I ranted, in this column, on the need to fix the defective boy child. Today's boy child, I repeat, is a defective being. Don't say that...
Opinion & Analysis
Fri 13 Jul 2018, 14:22 pm
The recent and overwhelming vote in Parliament surely speaks volumes that rural communities living with wildlife have become the Forgotten People. His Excellency’s, Pre...
Fri 06 Jul 2018, 14:02 pm
The government of President Masisi in Botswana has announced that it will hold a two-month nationwide consultation to review the ban on hunting, notably of elephants.
Fri 06 Jul 2018, 13:21 pm
On June 21, 2018, some of Botswana's Members of Parliament adopted a motion to lift the elephant hunting ban.
Fri 06 Jul 2018, 13:21 pm
This motion is simply the hunting lobby in Botswana testing the new administration. Botswana is now known as the country with the largest elephant population in the world...
Features
Fri 13 Jul 2018, 14:26 pm
Phew! Dumela Phuti. I think this one needs a glass of your finest beverage, sipped neat. We have just clocked 100 days in the administration of President Mokgweetsi Masis...
Fri 13 Jul 2018, 14:24 pm
Some of the most difficult stories to do as journalists are covering tragedies that involve human loss. The most challenging part is approaching the families of the dece...
Fri 06 Jul 2018, 13:26 pm
Local independent bakers are feeling the heat in the kitchen, as mega-supermarket chains, many of them from South Africa, have crowded them out of business with their in-...
Fri 29 Jun 2018, 15:31 pm
As Botswana legislators prepare to consult on the lifting of the controversial hunting ban, a decision that was taken without any consultation by the previous administrat...
Sponsored
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 16:02 pm
Stakeholders in the Education sector have been informed that the process of registration of qualification is expected to start by end of this month.
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 16:00 pm
Botswana Qualifications Authority says it has so far received 19 applications from Higher Education Providers also known as tertiary education institutions for registrati...
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 15:58 pm
Botswana Qualifications Authority has moved to ensure that all learners at local registered and accredited Education and Training Providers are protected and enabled to g...
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 15:56 pm
Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA) recently celebrated higher education and Trainers Providers who are fore-runners of providers, that is, those that have been regis...
World
Thu 05 Jul 2018, 17:35 pm
The organisers of an online charity auction in South Africa which offered the chance to spend a night in Nelson Mandela’s former prison on Robben Island have deleted it...
Wed 27 Jun 2018, 10:00 am
The President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, said he suspects a group linked to the former first lady was behind an attempt on his life.
Wed 20 Jun 2018, 15:35 pm
Canada's parliament has passed a law legalising the recreational use of marijuana nationwide.
Wed 20 Jun 2018, 11:19 am
The US has pulled out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, calling it a "cesspool of political bias".
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Caprivians Protest at SADC Headquarters
Group of 12 elderly refugees from Caprivi Strip in Namibia staged a peaceful protest at SADC headquarters in Gaborone since Monday. The men and one woman vowed to sit in by the regional body headquarters until their grievances were addressed. The refugees represent nearly 900 at Dukwi who fled to Botswana some 20 years ago after a bloody conflict in the Caprivi Strip.
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Masisi 100 days Press Conference
President Mokgweetsi Masisi's 100 days first Press Conference
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