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Mon 29 May 2017, 18:00 pm
Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) is currently drafting a National Cyber Security policy, which would protect the public and private infrastructure fro...
Mon 29 May 2017, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) suspended members are to be slapped with disciplinary charges, today.
Mon 29 May 2017, 18:00 pm
“Did you actually see that?” a boy shouted to his mate, clearly in awe of what he was seeing with own two eyes. What he just witnessed was something only seen in movies, ...
Mon 29 May 2017, 16:35 pm
Former detective, Kealeboga Mogale, who is convicted of stealing P1.9 million at Diamond Technology Park in Gaborone has pleaded with the Court to temper justice with mer...
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26 May 2017
Zion Christian Church (ZCC-Naledi) congregants are up in arm...
29 May 2017
The Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) suspended members...
26 May 2017
The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) has filed an intention to ...
29 May 2017
SEFHOPHE: Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) chairmanship hopef...
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29 May 2017
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Mon 29 May 2017, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) suspended members are to be slapped with disciplinary charges, today.
Mon 29 May 2017, 16:35 pm
Former detective, Kealeboga Mogale, who is convicted of stealing P1.9 million at Diamond Technology Park in Gaborone has pleaded with the Court to temper justice with mer...
Mon 29 May 2017, 16:20 pm
The Zion Christian Church better known as ZCC (Naledi) has built a P10 million clinic for residents of Mmopane Block 1 and near-by villages. The clinic is named after th...
Mon 29 May 2017, 16:19 pm
JWANENG: An AIDS activist who has been living with the virus for 21 years, Grace Raphuti from Khakhea is determined to assist in the fight against the pandemic and she i...
Business
Mon 29 May 2017, 18:00 pm
Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) is currently drafting a National Cyber Security policy, which would protect the public and private infrastructure fro...
Mon 29 May 2017, 15:40 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Botswana can become investors’ destination of choice if some bureaucratic red tapes are eliminated, a senior finance lecturer at the University of Botswana (...
Mon 22 May 2017, 15:08 pm
SEROWE: Palapye born 40-year-old Omphemetse Kgotlaetsile left his job as an ambulance driver to set up his own company
Mon 22 May 2017, 15:01 pm
KANYE: Theirs is a success story of perseverance, dedication and passion to bring out the best in photography. The trio’s executive look speaks volumes before they can ev...
Sport
Mon 29 May 2017, 15:29 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Nico United have suffered their first relegation from the top flight in 12years, tumbling out of the BTC Premiership after finishing 14th despite a battlin...
Mon 29 May 2017, 15:27 pm
LOBATSE: BTC Premiership champions, Township Rollers capped their title winning season on a high after they beat second-placed Jwaneng Galaxy 1-0 here on Saturday.
Mon 29 May 2017, 15:26 pm
Maun: Sankoyo Bush Bucks coach, Dragilo Stanoljovic broke into tears while Police XI chairman, Solomon Mantswe celebrated wildly as both teams survived relegation followi...
Mon 29 May 2017, 15:25 pm
PALAPYE: Uniao Flamingo Santos’ early goal in a 2-1 defeat to Motlakase Power Dynamos was enough to seal a return to the BTC Premiership. The tie finished 2-2 but Santos ...
Lifestyle
Mon 29 May 2017, 18:00 pm
“Did you actually see that?” a boy shouted to his mate, clearly in awe of what he was seeing with own two eyes. What he just witnessed was something only seen in movies, ...
Mon 29 May 2017, 15:31 pm
Renowned stage actor-cum-author Donald Molosi premiered his debut documentary film titled, ‘We Are All Blue’ on Wednesday evening at Three Chiefs Monument. The documentar...
Mon 22 May 2017, 18:00 pm
One of the first choral groups in the country, KTM (Kgalemang Tumediso Motsete) choir took fans to its grassroots through a magnificent performance on Friday evening at W...
Mon 22 May 2017, 14:59 pm
Award winning kwaito group MMP Family’s music video Money In The Bank is a cry out for local banks to start working with the creative trio.
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Opinion & Analysis
Mon 29 May 2017, 15:40 pm
We once again humble ourselves before you members of BOSETU. As leadership, we are really indebted to you. Your commitment to the resolve of your beloved union has been o...
Mon 15 May 2017, 15:52 pm
Many have been castigating me for the fact that I said I’m a novelist but I have never published any article, I said I’m a revolutionist but I have never responded to any...
Mon 08 May 2017, 15:34 pm
I wish to, on behalf of BOPEU, our members and all the workers, put to record and correct the misinformation and truths that continue to be peddled for whatever reason by...
Tue 02 May 2017, 15:52 pm
Under the crucial watch of history, Botswana has continued to be reluctant in adopting a comprehensive and legal framework for community broadcasting that has been embrac...
Features
Mon 29 May 2017, 16:16 pm
The late Patrick van Rensburg was one of the founders of modern Botswana, a hero in the struggle against Apartheid, and through the work of his Foundation for Education w...
Mon 14 Mar 2016, 14:53 pm
The tiny village of Gulubane is situated about 10 kilometres off the A3 road. From Francistown, pass Mathangwane until a board signalling a right turn appears. The road a...
Mon 22 Feb 2016, 16:07 pm
LUANDA: I am writing this on the way to the airport on our airport shuttle – a big white 4X4 Dodge Durango – to catch a flight to a town called Menongue in the Cuito Cuan...
Mon 01 Feb 2016, 15:35 pm
At just 26 years, Kenathata Dipogiso was defying the prophesy of his own first name, which seemed to suggest that he was destined to be a weakling. He had become the opp...
World
Tue 09 May 2017, 09:36 am
"Brigitte! Brigitte! Brigitte!" chanted the crowd as she took the stage with her husband, newly elected President Emmanuel Macron. Who is she?
Mon 13 Feb 2017, 15:57 pm
Six journalists, including three media owners, have been arrested in the Ivory Coast for "spreading false information" about a mutiny by security forces, their newspapers...
Tue 07 Feb 2017, 11:41 am
Tanzania's deputy health minister Hamis Kingwangala has ordered three men who he accused of being gay to report to police for questioning - or risk arrest, reports the BB...
Mon 30 Jan 2017, 16:49 pm
A former Muslim preacher in Nigeria who had at least 86 wives has died aged 93.
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Naledi
Wed 24 May 2017, 16:16 pm
Cedric Ntloane Bapela e ne e se ene fela motshabi mo Botswana yo botshelo jwa gagwe boneng bole mo diphatseng. O ne a tshela ka go fetola matilelo mme ka dinako dingwe a ...
Wed 24 May 2017, 15:59 pm
Lefatshe la Botswana go lebega le santse le na le tiro e tona ya go ruta banna ka go lwantsha kgokgontsho ya bong, bogolo jang mo go basading le bana ba basetsana ka bann...
Wed 24 May 2017, 15:59 pm
E rile dilo di ise di nne dintsi, di ise di tlale lefatshe, e ne e a re Motswana a bua ka bojalwa, a bo a raya bojalwa jwa Setswana kgotsa jwa mabele, jo a neng a bo itir...
Wed 24 May 2017, 15:53 pm
Mmualebe yo o fetileng o ne a bua ka lefoko ‘go fatlhoga.’ Kgang ya rona e ne ya simolola e bua ka seemo sa temo ya ngwaga ono.
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UDC retains Tlokweng
Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) easily retained the Tlokweng constituency on Saturday with a convincing victory. Masego Segokgo beat the ruling BDP's Elijah Katse and independent candidate Shirley Segokgo by 4635, 2156 and 57 respectively. PICS: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
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Mapantsula parade at Thamaga
Mapantsula are back and they have started to hold monthly joint parades around the country. THALEFANG CHARLES followed their April parade that was staged at Thamaga last weekend
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