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Thu 19 Apr 2018, 17:45 pm
PALAPYE: A 35-year-old Malaka woman was allegedly beaten unconsciously by her 31-year-old lover of the same village before the man escaped and hanged himself.
Thu 19 Apr 2018, 17:43 pm
Border posts and entry points leading to the Mafikeng municipality in the North West province in South Africa have been closed following the violent protest in the neighb...
Thu 19 Apr 2018, 17:37 pm
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will bestow the Order of the Companions of OR Tambo (Gold) on former president Sir Ketumile Masire on April 28, 2018.
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Gaborone High Court has convicted five men for the 2013 murd...
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19 April 2018
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19 April 2018
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13 April 2018
Local sports lovers’ hearts this week were all ‘white’...

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Thu 19 Apr 2018, 17:45 pm
PALAPYE: A 35-year-old Malaka woman was allegedly beaten unconsciously by her 31-year-old lover of the same village before the man escaped and hanged himself.
Thu 19 Apr 2018, 17:43 pm
Border posts and entry points leading to the Mafikeng municipality in the North West province in South Africa have been closed following the violent protest in the neighb...
Thu 19 Apr 2018, 17:37 pm
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will bestow the Order of the Companions of OR Tambo (Gold) on former president Sir Ketumile Masire on April 28, 2018.
Thu 19 Apr 2018, 17:27 pm
Zimbabwean Tafara Chihwayi, 43, who appears to be notoriously trouble-prone is in hot soup again months after he was charged for the offence of obtaining by false pretenc...
Business
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 18:00 pm
The High Court on Tuesday broke new legal ground by ordering Tati Nickel Mining Company out of liquidation, in a move that its liquidator says is "unprecedented, incompre...
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 13:24 pm
Amendments to the Companies Act are set to be passed in Parliament, requiring all companies to re-register their names and shareholdings online for free public access, wh...
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 13:16 pm
PALAPYE: Construction has begun on a new P78 million mall in Palapye, the latest in a clutch of retail complexes sprouting in the village to tap into its resurgent econom...
Fri 06 Apr 2018, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Three mining companies have submitted indicative offers to purchase Tati Nickel Mining Company (TNMC), BusinessWeek has established.
Sport
Tue 17 Apr 2018, 17:12 pm
A heroes' welcome awaits the Commonwealth Games team that arrives tomorrow morning after a record five medal haul in Gold Coast, Australia.
Tue 17 Apr 2018, 16:22 pm
Township Rollers' coach, Nikola Kavazovic has accused football authorities of 'favouring' title rivals, Jwaneng Galaxy after the two teams played to a dull 0-0 draw on Mo...
Tue 17 Apr 2018, 13:31 pm
The organisers of Botswana Independence Marathon are battling to pay P22,000 owed to athletes who participated in the 2017 edition.
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 12:51 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Former premier league outfit, Nico are on the verge of collapse as hopes of keeping the club afloat are fast-fading. The management has hit a brick wall i...
Lifestyle
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 13:06 pm
Stars to soar at Maitisong fest
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 13:06 pm
One of Botswana’s biggest arts festivals makes a return this year. Maitisong Festival 2018 will be taking place for the 31st year with a varied and exciting line up of...
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 12:57 pm
One of the country’s talented scriptwriters and directors, Lionel Nkosi’s two-man play will hit Maitisong Festival for the first time ever today.
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 12:56 pm
In an effort to unite the music industry and prove that local artists can pull a crowd, Botswana Musicians Union (BOMU) will host its first ever all local lineup carnival...
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Tue 17 Apr 2018, 13:38 pm
Botswana National Front (BNF) congratulates the Botswana athletics team that participated at the recent 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth games in Australia.
Mon 16 Apr 2018, 12:00 pm
It is with deepest sorrow that we inform party members and Batswana of the passing of our beloved comrade and BCP founder Cde Gibson Nshimwe on Sunday the 15th April 2018...
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 13:52 pm
BOSETU would like to join the nation in congratulating His Excellency the President Mokgweetsi Eric Masisi as the 5th President of the Republic of Botswana having taken t...
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 13:50 pm
It is once again my pleasure to address you at this occasion of the Mascom Top 8 Season 7 Awards.
Features
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 14:05 pm
President Mokgweetsi Masisi has inherited a bloated Cabinet, which incessantly gives the Legislature a torrid time in terms of making laws. The Cabinet also leaves the ta...
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 13:39 pm
For many years the village of Rakops has been widely known for the regular occurrence of floods, its cement-like soils which can transform into a dusty wind in the blink ...
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 13:28 pm
Although President Mokgweetsi Masisi recently reshuffled a Cabinet inherited from his predecessor Ian Khama, in firing and hiring it seems he did not pay particular atten...
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 13:28 pm
On Tuesday, Judge Omphemetse Motumise holds the hopes of about 170,000 public servants in his hands when he delivers judgement in a matter revolving around more than P400...
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Mon 18 Dec 2017, 22:41 pm
Ambitious Pan African construction and engineering juggernauts, Khato Civils and South Zambezi put on an expo of their own to selected stakeholders and potential clients...
Fri 15 Dec 2017, 15:53 pm
It has not always been rosy for multi billion construction and engineering trailblazers, Khato Civils and South Zambezi.
Fri 01 Dec 2017, 16:07 pm
Seven thousand fresh oysters from Eastern Cape, South Africa and more than 10 wine estates will be the toast of this weekends two days of oysters and wine pairing and fo...
Mon 23 Oct 2017, 15:22 pm
Hot on the heels of their recent famous victory in Botswana courts that released all Khato Civils frozen millions of Pula and cleared the company's executive chairman Sim...
World
Thu 19 Apr 2018, 05:25 am
Zimbabwe's government has sacked more than 10,000 nurses who went on strike on Monday, in an apparently hardline attempt to quell labour unrest.
Wed 11 Apr 2018, 18:03 pm
An Algerian military plane has crashed near the capital killing 257 people on board, officials say.
Tue 10 Apr 2018, 16:26 pm
A second attempt by the Home Office to deport a woman who came to the UK from Botswana when she was 13 years old has been thwarted.
Thu 05 Apr 2018, 15:30 pm
Sierra Leone's opposition candidate, Julius Maada Bio, has rushed to take his presidential oath in a hotel after winning the run-off election.
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Wed 13 Dec 2017, 17:27 pm
Mothusa mookamela Sepodise sa Botswana, e bile ele mookamela lephata la kanamiso mafoko la Sepodisi sa Botswana, Dipheko Motube a re fela jaaka setshidi se gotweng Selant...
Wed 13 Dec 2017, 17:12 pm
Re ikgata motlhala re re, maloba re ne ra bua ka lefoko metlhale.
Wed 13 Dec 2017, 16:10 pm
Re dumalana le mookamela lekalana la kanamaiso mafoko la sepodisi sa Botswana go re, Batswana ba setse ba anyile thuto e ntsi ka melao le kobamelo ya matshwao a tsela.
Wed 13 Dec 2017, 16:02 pm
Palamente ya lefatshe leno e satswa go bolelelwa gore sengwe sa dikole tsa Regent se ntse se thapile barutabana ba batswakwa bale bararo ba sena diteseletso tsa go bereka...
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