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Wednesday 28 September 2016, 09:47 am.
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Tue 27 Sep 2016, 18:00 pm
Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) is currently conducting a study that will be used to make informed decisions regarding off-grid solutions as part of efforts to revive it...
Tue 27 Sep 2016, 18:00 pm
The Gaborone Regional magistrate court has ruled that attorney Kgosietsile Ngakaagae is conflicted to represent Bakgatla royal Bana Sekai in a long-dragging criminal case...
Tue 27 Sep 2016, 18:00 pm
A limited budget has meant foreign-based players will miss Friday’s Independence Day friendly against Angola’s Palancas Negras.
Tue 27 Sep 2016, 17:43 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Screws are tightening on a suspected serial arsonist who is facing murder, four counts of attempted murder, causing damage to property and arson.
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Dusty Mookane village, some 140km north east of the capital ...
27 September 2016
The Gaborone Regional magistrate court has ruled that attorn...
27 September 2016
PALAPYE: Passengers escaped death by a whisker when the bus ...
27 September 2016
Botswana Fibre Networks (BoFiNet) has connected the National...
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27 September 2016
In our Friday edition, we reported on the developments aroun...

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Tue 27 Sep 2016, 18:00 pm
The Gaborone Regional magistrate court has ruled that attorney Kgosietsile Ngakaagae is conflicted to represent Bakgatla royal Bana Sekai in a long-dragging criminal case...
Tue 27 Sep 2016, 17:43 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Screws are tightening on a suspected serial arsonist who is facing murder, four counts of attempted murder, causing damage to property and arson.
Tue 27 Sep 2016, 17:36 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Hordes of visibly angry street vendors here stormed the deputy mayor’s office accusing the city council by-law officers of severe harassment.
Tue 27 Sep 2016, 17:32 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The upcoming annual conference for Botswana Congress Party (BCP) women’s league will seek to drive more initiatives that will encourage the country to includ...
Business
Tue 27 Sep 2016, 18:00 pm
Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) is currently conducting a study that will be used to make informed decisions regarding off-grid solutions as part of efforts to revive it...
Tue 27 Sep 2016, 16:33 pm
PinnaLead, a leadership training company founded by Lorato Mosetlhanyane three years ago, will hold a simulcast next month that is aimed at empowering Batswana on leaders...
Tue 27 Sep 2016, 16:30 pm
Letshego Holdings Limited continues to make great strides in delivering on its mandate to ensure simple, affordable and appropriate financial solutions across Africa. Moz...
Tue 27 Sep 2016, 16:30 pm
After recently completing its first major property purchase since inception, Letlole La Rona (LLR) is targeting further acquisitions to grow its balance sheet and profits...
Sport
Tue 27 Sep 2016, 18:00 pm
A limited budget has meant foreign-based players will miss Friday’s Independence Day friendly against Angola’s Palancas Negras.
Tue 27 Sep 2016, 15:52 pm
Respected athletics coach, Mogomotsi Otsetswe has reiterated that it is illegal to involve children under the age of 12 in marathons.
Tue 27 Sep 2016, 15:50 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Independence cup games in the northern regions are approaching climax with big teams securing places in the finals in their respective areas. The finals are ...
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 15:55 pm
Paralympics Sports Association of Botswana (PASSOBO) has owned up to failing 400m T12 runner, Keatlaretse ‘Carter’ Mabote during his preparations for the Rio 2016 Paralym...
Lifestyle
Tue 27 Sep 2016, 16:28 pm
Terrance Major and Koketso Gulubane were crowned Mr and Miss Little Independence respectively in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Tue 27 Sep 2016, 16:24 pm
As part of the BOT50 celebration, the Ministry of Education and Skills Development and Limkokwing University on Friday launched a musical entitled Moratiwa at Mantlwaneng...
Tue 27 Sep 2016, 16:24 pm
The late Duncan Senyatso’s folk jazz band, Kgwanyape, swept the audience off their feet during the Gaborone City Council 50-To-50 festival held at the Old Lobatse road on...
Tue 27 Sep 2016, 16:21 pm
China joined in on the BOT50 celebrations by bringing a famous arts troupe from China called China Yunnan Shangri-La Arts Troupe at Stanbic Piazza last week.
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Opinion & Analysis
Thu 22 Sep 2016, 15:51 pm
“From the depths of the greatest financial crisis of our time, we coordinated our response to avoid further catastrophe and return the global economy to growth.
Fri 16 Sep 2016, 14:58 pm
After the bustle and hustle of essays, tests and interviews, ultimately I got my unconditional offer for the prestigious Chevening scholarship. The excitement, the joy of...
Thu 15 Sep 2016, 15:18 pm
Botswana Media and Allied Workers Union (BOMAWU) extends its support to the ongoing campaign dubbed #JournalistsUnderSiege in Kenya.
Wed 14 Sep 2016, 15:53 pm
Recently we formed Botswana Progressive Workers Union (BPWU). We were called derogatory names and unspeakable words were used against us by our nemesis. We were labelled ...
Features
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 16:31 pm
Double gold medallist at the 2004 Special Olympics and 2007 All Africa Games, Tshotlego Morama, who disappeared from the scene in a flurry of accusations about her gender...
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 16:31 pm
Outside of the biological, social and cultural dynamics that produce girls and boys, is a growing intersex and transgender community. Mmegi Staffer BABOKI KAYAWE looks at...
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 16:28 pm
For the national economy, Gaborone is amongst the largest contributors, with recent poverty maps showing it as also one of the least affected countrywide. However as, Mme...
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 16:00 pm
Environmental ruin can destroy Botswana in less than a century from now. But Batswana seem not to care. Many will not agree with me we’re right now preparing for that dea...
World
Wed 21 Sep 2016, 16:15 pm
Zimbabwe's 92-year-old President Robert Mugabe should step aside without delay and allow new leadership of a country whose political and economic implosion since 2000 is ...
Wed 14 Sep 2016, 14:57 pm
A UK parliamentary report has severely criticised the intervention by Britain and France that led to the overthrow of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.
Fri 26 Aug 2016, 15:44 pm
Police in Zimbabwe have fired tear gas and water cannon at opposition supporters who had gathered for a protest march in the capital, Harare.
Fri 26 Aug 2016, 09:33 am
A Nigerian man who named his dog after President Muhammadu Buhari and painted the name on both sides of the dog was arrested for breach of the peace.
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Wed 21 Sep 2016, 17:16 pm
Tautona wa phathi yoora Domkraga (BDP), Lt. General Dr. Seretse Khama Ian Khama a re go nna le tebelopele le go ela tlhoko ditsamaiso tsa merero ya puso ga matlhogotshweu...
Wed 21 Sep 2016, 17:10 pm
Tautona wa lekgotla la babegadikgang (BOMAWU) mono gae, Philemon Mmeso a re ga ba a lebala dikgang tse di amanang le go godisa bobegadikgang jwa Setswana, jo go fitlha ja...
Wed 21 Sep 2016, 17:09 pm
Mo dingwageng di ka nna masome mararo tse di fetileng tiriso ya ditagi jaaka di-madrax, cocaine le motokwane e ne e utlwalelwa mo dirukutlhing di se kae tse di neng di sa...
Wed 21 Sep 2016, 16:14 pm
RADISELE: Kgotlhang ya bogosi le morafe wa Radisele e santse e le kgakala le go robalelwa ke ditlhokwa jaaka e rile bosheng banni ba motse oo ba gana go amogela Shatani M...
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