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Fri 05 Feb 2016, 14:13 pm
Notwane’s last hopes of regaining their place in the elite league were dashed after the Court of Appeal (CoA) dismissed the club’s appeal yesterday. Notwane had wanted th...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 14:05 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Log leaders, Township Rollers host Sankoyo Bush Bucks ‘home away from home’ when the two clash at the Francistown Sport Complex tomorrow. Kick off is at 4pm.
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 14:05 pm
Fresh from a 6-1 thrashing of FC Satmos, defending league champions, Mochudi Centre Chiefs face a tricky encounter against Gaborone United (GU) tonight at the Molepolole ...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 09:51 am
The bid to topple the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is gaining momentum as opposition parties intend to fight it as one unit. The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) a...
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PALAPYE: Mahalapye police are investigating a case in which ...
04 February 2016
The families of the three police officers who died in a heli...
05 February 2016
A panel of three judges will, this afternoon, deliver the mu...
05 February 2016
The bid to topple the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is gai...
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04 February 2016
The African Union (AU) met over the weekend in Ethiopia, whe...

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Fri 05 Feb 2016, 09:51 am
The bid to topple the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is gaining momentum as opposition parties intend to fight it as one unit. The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) a...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 08:55 am
A panel of three judges will, this afternoon, deliver the much-awaited judgement in a case in which the Law Society of Botswana (LSB) sued President Ian Khama over the re...
Thu 04 Feb 2016, 16:07 pm
The Leader of Opposition, Duma Boko has slammed government’s “populist policies,” which he said have failed to impact on the poorest in society, as they lacked effective ...
Thu 04 Feb 2016, 16:06 pm
The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has unveiled Case Lebotso as its candidate for the vacant Sekoma ward, a decision that was arrived at by consensus. A by-election for ...
Business
Thu 04 Feb 2016, 18:00 pm
The Ministry of Transport and Communications through the BotswanaPost has piloted home delivery of mail in the areas of Block 7 (Ditimamodimo) and Block 8 (Marapoathutlwa...
Thu 04 Feb 2016, 15:06 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: A senior lecturer at the University of Botswana’s (UB) Department of Economis, Jonah Tlhalefang says it is important for government to ensure that it allo...
Wed 03 Feb 2016, 15:59 pm
Economists argue that the structure of the Economic Stimulus Package (ESP) is totally different from what was anticipated and can neither stimulate sustainable economic g...
Wed 03 Feb 2016, 15:59 pm
A trade deficit of P1.9 billion was recorded in November 2015 from a surplus of P370 million the previous month largely due to a significant fall in diamond exports.
Sport
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 14:13 pm
Notwane’s last hopes of regaining their place in the elite league were dashed after the Court of Appeal (CoA) dismissed the club’s appeal yesterday. Notwane had wanted th...
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 14:05 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Log leaders, Township Rollers host Sankoyo Bush Bucks ‘home away from home’ when the two clash at the Francistown Sport Complex tomorrow. Kick off is at 4pm.
Fri 05 Feb 2016, 14:05 pm
Fresh from a 6-1 thrashing of FC Satmos, defending league champions, Mochudi Centre Chiefs face a tricky encounter against Gaborone United (GU) tonight at the Molepolole ...
Thu 04 Feb 2016, 14:46 pm
LOBATSE: Fans of the Peleng giants, Extension Gunners meet in Lobatse on Saturday to tackle the burning issue of privatisation as well as amend the constitution.
Lifestyle
Thu 04 Feb 2016, 18:00 pm
Fresh from prison, Ditiro Leero, will host his first listening session in Ramotswa on Sunday. The event will be held at the famous Jazz Brew Garden. Leero’s upcoming albu...
Thu 04 Feb 2016, 15:01 pm
South Africa’s own national Revlon makeup artist Vuyo Varoyi will be coming to Botswana in May courtesy of Lit Events Management.
Thu 04 Feb 2016, 15:01 pm
The legendary DJ Ganyani of house grooves from South Africa (SA) will headline the launch of the newly branded United Lounge Premium on Friday in Village.
Thu 04 Feb 2016, 15:00 pm
One of the greatest writers to ever live on the planet William Shakespeare’s presence will once again be felt this Saturday during the ongoing Shakespeare o a Tshela proj...
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Fri 05 Feb 2016, 09:06 am
As with every year, the Law Society of Botswana (LSB) is very grateful for this opportunity to share with you, as fellow stakeholders in the administration of justice, it...
Tue 02 Feb 2016, 15:43 pm
Barclays Bank of Botswana has been a partner to Stepping Stones International (SSI) for the past eight years, providing financial and technical support to the adolescent ...
Tue 02 Feb 2016, 15:43 pm
The flagship Lady Khama Charitable Trust marathon has returned and will be held Sunday March, 6, at Fairground Holdings.
Fri 29 Jan 2016, 16:00 pm
In politics there are neither permanent friends nor enemies. Nasha’s weekend move to the Umbrella for Democratic Change, and the party’s open arms to welcome her confirms...
Features
Mon 01 Feb 2016, 16:28 pm
By Kenneth Matambo Minister of Finance and Development Planning Delivered to the National Assembly on 1st February 2016
Fri 29 Jan 2016, 15:57 pm
Providing storage and management for tens of terabits of electronic data and about 33,000 cubic metres of paper documents, Document Bank Botswana has played a critical bu...
Fri 29 Jan 2016, 15:52 pm
After three torturous years, watching their 33 million tonne zinc, lead and silver project suspended due to regulatory and legal battles, shareholders of Australian compa...
Wed 27 Jan 2016, 15:20 pm
As he grew up in the streets of Old Naledi, Keabetswe Sesinyi, better known as Master Dee, used to imitate big stars of that time such as Steve Kekana, Babsy Mlangeni, Mp...
World
Wed 03 Feb 2016, 11:09 am
A rare case of the Zika virus being transmitted through sex, not a mosquito bite, has been reported in the US.
Thu 28 Jan 2016, 15:07 pm
A satirical story that Eritrean men have been ordered to marry at least two wives, which has been shared across Africa, has upset Eritrean officials.
Tue 26 Jan 2016, 16:43 pm
The Zika virus is likely to spread across nearly all of the Americas, the World Health Organization has warned.
Mon 25 Jan 2016, 11:24 am
South Sudan has missed a key deadline to create a transitional government, after the president increased the number of provinces from 10 to 28.
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Wed 03 Feb 2016, 17:42 pm
Ke jaaka baitsaanape le banaleseabe mo mererong ya itsholelo ba ne ba ipotsa gore serwe se segolo se a go abelwa mang, ka lephata la gagwe, Tona Unity Dow a gogola bontsi...
Wed 03 Feb 2016, 17:37 pm
Batswana ba ntse ba lela thata ka go abelwa ditsha tsa bonno mo dikgweng tse di kitlanyeng, go sena ditlhabololo dipe jaaka go gokelwa metsi, motlakase le mesele ya kgopo...
Wed 03 Feb 2016, 17:36 pm
BOTETI: E rile bosheng, ya bo e le semphete ke go fete kwa Letlhakane mo kgaolong potlana ya Boteti, jaaka banni ba ne ba dira mo gotweng ‘tsebe go reelediwa e e gole, e ...
Wed 03 Feb 2016, 17:33 pm
Mopalamente wa Boteti Botlhaba, Sethomo Lelatisitswe, a re ga a itumedisiwe ke kafa telebishine ya setshaba (Btv) e sa anamiseng mo go lekanyeng dikgang tsa kgaolo ya gag...
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UDC President Duma Boko and his BCP counterpart Dumelang Saleshando arriving at their first joint press conference where they announced that they have agreed on a by-elections agreement prior to the 2019 General Elections. They also announce that they will start formal opposition talks in April.
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The North Choir at the 2016 Son Of The Soil festival singing the song 'Ke Rekile Terekere' during the Dikhwaere Competition. The Dikhwaere Competition feature is the most popular segment of the Festival where the people from South of Dibete group together and battle against the group from the North. The North Choir once again lost to the South Choir in a result that is usually marred with controversy and favouritism complaints from the losing Choir. South Choir has consecutively won the contest ...
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