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It all started in Gaborone more than three decades ago. Renowned jazzman Hugh Masekela joined a group of young musicians and inspired them to dream big.
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Known as the first-borns of Botswana, farmers have enjoyed a cocooned place in local policymaking and the national psyche, having pre-dated the mining boom. However, with...
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 15:57 pm
It is not all gloom and doom for the failed Palapye glass project as two companies from the United States have indicated interest in reviving the venture.
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 15:01 pm
FRANCISTOWN: A man employed by Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) as an accountant has applied to compensate the corporation the P567,145.86 he stole from it.
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Thu 17 Apr 2014, 15:57 pm
It is not all gloom and doom for the failed Palapye glass project as two companies from the United States have indicated interest in reviving the venture.
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 15:01 pm
FRANCISTOWN: A man employed by Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) as an accountant has applied to compensate the corporation the P567,145.86 he stole from it.
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 12:58 pm
People living with disabilities have expressed their bitterness over a P3-million project that was meant to empower them.
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 15:26 pm
The Ministry of Education and Skills Development (MoESD) is yet to reimburse teachers who were overcharged rent at Kerekeng Flats in Gaborone, four years on.
Business
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 14:32 pm
In order to adapt to today’s power sector challenges, Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) chairman Sebetela Sebetela says the corporation needs to build capacity that would ...
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 14:24 pm
The Money for Value Audit report of the 2013 Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has highlighted the need for a debt management policy to be put in place as the economy has i...
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 14:21 pm
Be honest. How would you rate the quality of service offered by the hotels of Botswana? Do our hotels offer world-class service or is there still a very long way to go?
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 14:35 pm
The ambitious plans of the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) to overturn its present P1.25 billion loss into a profit in the next three years will largely depend on govern...
Sport
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 12:50 pm
Arecreational park was officially launched by the Deputy Mayor of Selebi Phikwe, Odirile Kelebetse on April 12, 2014 in Selebi Phikwe.
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 14:03 pm
Extension Gunners have failed in their bid to prevent the switch of their titanic home clash against title favourites, Township Rollers, from New Lobatse Stadium.
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 13:37 pm
Botswana Cricket Association (BCA) chief executive officer, Girish Ramakrishna has pleaded with the public to support the sport. He wants cricket to receive the same supp...
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 13:42 pm
Former Botswana Premier League general manager, Phuthego Setete has reportedly joined the race for post of Botswana Football Association (BFA) vice president (administrat...
Lifestyle
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 14:55 pm
It all started in Gaborone more than three decades ago. Renowned jazzman Hugh Masekela joined a group of young musicians and inspired them to dream big.
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 14:52 pm
One of the country’s leading fashion designers, Aobakwe Molosiwa has a familiar story to tell. He realised that he wanted to ‘make beautiful designs’ when he was still v...
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 14:49 pm
The countdown to the annual Maitisong Festival has begun. The festival, packed with a rich line-up of activities is scheduled to take place on April 24 to 27.
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 14:42 pm
The heavy metal subculture in Botswana is currently the toast of the international film festival circuit. March Of The Gods: Botswana Metalheads, a film that captures the...
Blogs
  • Sat 19 Apr 2014, 08:00 am
    There has been growing perception that some people in the media, especially electronic could be taking kickbacks to advance certain interests. I have ...
    Thu 17 Apr 2014, 16:04 pm
    It is that time of the season when hearts will break, and when tears of joy and those of sorrow will flow. For some it is happy season, and for some i...
    Thu 17 Apr 2014, 08:00 am
    Motse mongwe le mongwe wa Setswana o nna le kgosi e e leng yone e eteletseng morafe pele. Ka ke ene mogolo mo motseng, kgosi a nne le kogtla e tona m...
  • Wed 16 Apr 2014, 12:20 pm
    There has been outright glee as people talk of the increasing number of independent candidates hurting the BDP at the polls. This has caught my attent...
    Wed 16 Apr 2014, 08:00 am
    His Excellency Lieutenant General Ian Khama was in his element, at the BDP national council on April 4, 2014 in the city of Gaborone. He radiated conf...
    Tue 15 Apr 2014, 08:00 am
    In a few months, Batswana will once again head to the polls to elect a new government. Only this time, the stakes seem to be very high! It started at ...
  • Tue 15 Apr 2014, 08:00 am
    Quite extraordinary. Here was a full page advert in the Guardian announcing that the BTCL, alias the Telecommunications Corporation, has held a confer...
    Tue 15 Apr 2014, 08:00 am
    It Is already about Easter time. People are already getting excited because of the Good Friday holidays. Many are planning to go on holidays or to vis...
    Tue 15 Apr 2014, 08:00 am
    Recently a close colleague of mine had a birthday. For her birthday she wanted to give herself the very best present possible. However, she had one pr...
Opinion & Analysis
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 12:30 pm
This is part of my writings of 2008 while I was a member of the BDP. I discovered this piece in my archive of writings and I thought I should share an excerpt from it. Mm...
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 10:05 am
As Sumerian legend exposes, two mighty clans of the Elohim (plural of “Eloi”) – the “Enlilite” and “En-kiite” clans – once ruled mankind together as “gods”. Indeed, our a...
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 11:55 am
In recent weeks there has been tension between the Evangelical Fellowship of Botswana and the new breed of churches referred to as “fire” churches over the latter’s over ...
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 11:32 am
Six years ago President Ian Khama ascended to the highest office in the land with much fanfare.Unlike presidents before him, he promised Batswana manna from heaven. His ...
Features
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 14:57 pm
Known as the first-borns of Botswana, farmers have enjoyed a cocooned place in local policymaking and the national psyche, having pre-dated the mining boom. However, with...
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 14:52 pm
FRANCISTOWN: “I am going for the crown even though I know I can lose the elections. I am confident that this time around I will win,” says Morgan Captan Mojiwa Moseki, Bo...
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 15:12 pm
Following the historic defection of Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Pono Moatlhodi, TSAONE BASIMANEBOTLHE and GOTHATAONE MOENG look at his contributions as MP fro...
Wed 16 Apr 2014, 11:51 am
Someone will need to help me with this one. There may be a few concerns about his suggested year of birth which would mean that he was 93 years old when he died. Otherwi...
World
Thu 17 Apr 2014, 17:05 pm
Mystery surrounds the fate of more than 100 teenage girls who were abducted from a school in the remote north-east of Nigeria.
Wed 09 Apr 2014, 16:32 pm
South Africa's Oscar Pistorius has faced hostile questioning about his version of events on the night he shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Mon 07 Apr 2014, 09:25 am
An Australian vessel searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has detected signals consistent with those from aircraft black boxes.
Tue 01 Apr 2014, 17:05 pm
The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is the "most challenging" ever seen, the man responsible for co-ordinating the search from Australia says.