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Sat 17 Feb 2018, 10:00 am
Press Release: The Botswana Prison Service wishes to inform the public that the execution of the death penalty passed on Joseph Poni Tselayarona, 28 years, of Magokotswan...
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 17:00 pm
Gaborone United (GU) chairperson, Rapula Okaile dropped an unexpected bombshell midweek when he dumped the club, citing personal reasons, with a high profile legal showdo...
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 14:00 pm
Fans want to see a shift from the late evening Mascom Top 8 final kick-off to a much earlier start.
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 13:43 pm
Log leaders, BR Highlanders sent out a strong statement of intent after pummelling closest chasers, Motlakase Power Dynamos at the weekend.
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09 February 2018
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Sat 17 Feb 2018, 10:00 am
Press Release: The Botswana Prison Service wishes to inform the public that the execution of the death penalty passed on Joseph Poni Tselayarona, 28 years, of Magokotswan...
Thu 15 Feb 2018, 22:05 pm
The highly anticipated Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting that lasted several hours today at Oasis Motel in Tlokweng has fail...
Thu 15 Feb 2018, 14:58 pm
The police have concluded investigations in the case of Zimbabwean man, Mariba Zweshe, 37, who came to be known as ‘Goromente’.
Thu 15 Feb 2018, 12:47 pm
Jealous boyfriend, Oageng Moagi Letsholo, 40, who nearly killed his girlfriend after she wanted to end their relationship last month told the court that she is recuperati...
Business
Tue 13 Feb 2018, 17:43 pm
The Bank of Botswana (BoB) this morning maintained the bank rate at five percent, citing subdued domestic demand.
Tue 13 Feb 2018, 15:05 pm
Cryptocurrencies and futuristics rank among the topics of discussion at this year’s Botswana Stock Exchange Listings and Investment Conference, which is set to attract mo...
Fri 09 Feb 2018, 15:37 pm
The Diamond Trading Company Botswana (DTCB) is eyeing the processing of stones from small local diamond mines such as Karowe, Lerala and Ghaghoo as a way of boosting capa...
Fri 09 Feb 2018, 15:16 pm
The government’s theme and intent to align budget allocations to national priorities is a commendable effort particularly on the developmental aspects of the budget.
Sport
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 17:00 pm
Gaborone United (GU) chairperson, Rapula Okaile dropped an unexpected bombshell midweek when he dumped the club, citing personal reasons, with a high profile legal showdo...
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 14:00 pm
Fans want to see a shift from the late evening Mascom Top 8 final kick-off to a much earlier start.
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 13:43 pm
Log leaders, BR Highlanders sent out a strong statement of intent after pummelling closest chasers, Motlakase Power Dynamos at the weekend.
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 13:41 pm
The Botswana Premier League (BPL) and the mother body, Botswana Football Association (BFA) continue to engage on the issue of autonomy, BPL chief executive officer, Thabo...
Lifestyle
Tue 13 Feb 2018, 16:00 pm
Lately rapper Reaxion has been releasing controversial songs including Gloria Kgosi, which is a track about his fantasies of media personality, Gloria Kgosi.
Fri 09 Feb 2018, 15:12 pm
Benjamin Boitumelo, a young man who started customising shoes a few years ago is expanding his brand.
Fri 09 Feb 2018, 15:06 pm
Katlego Twala, a 17-year-old beautiful and talented young artist has turned what started off as an accidental subject into a fulltime job.
Fri 09 Feb 2018, 15:06 pm
The recent 4th annual Yarona FM Music awards (YAMAs) continued to reveal the devaluing of artistic excellence in the music industry with low prize money for the winners.
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Opinion & Analysis
Fri 09 Feb 2018, 18:51 pm
As principal stakeholders in examinations and other matters thereto incidental, we feel duty bound to communicate our thought about these pertinent issues to the entire n...
Fri 09 Feb 2018, 16:18 pm
The outgoing Chief Justice, Maruping Dibotelo*, this week aired his thoughts on the touchy topic of the granting of bail. Mmegi here reproduces his remarks as part of our...
Fri 09 Feb 2018, 12:17 pm
The notion of migration is as old as time. Throughout history, and to date, human migration has been spurred by varied economic, political, social and environmental reaso...
Thu 08 Feb 2018, 12:36 pm
Leader of the Opposition, Duma Boko's response to the 2018 Budget Speech.
Features
Fri 09 Feb 2018, 16:38 pm
Subsistence crop farmers countrywide will spend the month looking at the skies, as February represents the last reasonable hope for any type of yield from the fields. Mea...
Fri 09 Feb 2018, 12:15 pm
The Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) was forced to intervene recently after the contractors of the P1.7 billion Boatle-Gaborone dual carriageway project dammed off a key...
Fri 09 Feb 2018, 12:04 pm
The outgoing Chief Justice, Maruping Dibotelo*, this week aired his thoughts on the touchy topic of the granting of bail. Mmegi here reproduces his remarks as part of our...
Mon 05 Feb 2018, 11:23 am
2018 Budget speech delivered to the National Assembly on February 5, 2018 by minister of Finance and Economic Development Kenneth Matambo
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Wed 14 Feb 2018, 17:58 pm
GetBucks Botswana refer to its announcement, dated 29 December 2017, which announcement included its unaudited results and referred to the release of audited results by 3...
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 weekend’s two days of oysters and wine pairing and fo...
World
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 09:34 am
Worried about your bags being stolen at security? One Chinese woman joined her handbag through an X-ray machine to prevent just that.
Wed 14 Feb 2018, 23:25 pm
South Africa's embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned his office with immediate effect.
Wed 14 Feb 2018, 21:42 pm
Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has died in South Africa, a senior official in his MDC party has said.
Wed 14 Feb 2018, 16:00 pm
South Africa's scandal-hit President Jacob Zuma says he has done nothing wrong - and sees no reason to stand down immediately.
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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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