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Wed 25 May 2016, 16:07 pm
Botswana Football Association (BFA) chief executive officer, Kitso Kemoeng has said the association does not have money to pay players following recent boycotts. Kemoeng ...
Wed 25 May 2016, 15:53 pm
After a picture of Zebras buying alcohol in national team colours went viral, opinion was divided if their behaviour was acceptable, but Mmegi Sport Staff Writer, MQONDIS...
Wed 25 May 2016, 13:44 pm
Patrick Gabaakanye, 65 years, of Marulamantsi ward in Serowe, was officially executed early this morning at Gaborone Central Prison says a statement from Botswana Prison ...
Tue 24 May 2016, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Development Corporation (BDC) is offloading property worth P76 million as the state-owned development financial institution continues to restructure its inve...
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Patrick Gabaakanye, 65 years, of Marulamantsi ward in Serowe...
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The newly appointed Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of E...
24 May 2016
Just a day after Moghul catering company withdrew a case aga...
24 May 2016
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Assistant Minister of Education and Skills De...
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Wed 25 May 2016, 13:44 pm
Patrick Gabaakanye, 65 years, of Marulamantsi ward in Serowe, was officially executed early this morning at Gaborone Central Prison says a statement from Botswana Prison ...
Tue 24 May 2016, 18:00 pm
The newly appointed Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Education and Skills Development (MoESD), Theophilius Mooko has conceded that missing records will result in de...
Tue 24 May 2016, 11:39 am
South East District Council (SEDC) has launched its Chairman’s Fund and a company called Bbtn (Pty) Ltd. The event took place at Lions Park on Saturday.
Tue 24 May 2016, 11:39 am
Members of Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) in the Southern region have called on their party to hold a special congress this year.
Business
Tue 24 May 2016, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Development Corporation (BDC) is offloading property worth P76 million as the state-owned development financial institution continues to restructure its inve...
Tue 24 May 2016, 10:50 am
The Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC) sold 275 housing units in the last two years under its Sitting Tenants Campaign, missing an initially set target of 353 properties.
Tue 24 May 2016, 10:50 am
The upcoming Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) to be staged in Botswana next month is seen as boosting local innovators. The continental ceremony, which was made possible...
Fri 20 May 2016, 18:00 pm
Government has approved the environmental impact statement of the Letlhakane project, advancing what would be Botswana’s first Uranium Mine. The approval will go a long w...
Sport
Wed 25 May 2016, 16:07 pm
Botswana Football Association (BFA) chief executive officer, Kitso Kemoeng has said the association does not have money to pay players following recent boycotts. Kemoeng ...
Wed 25 May 2016, 15:53 pm
After a picture of Zebras buying alcohol in national team colours went viral, opinion was divided if their behaviour was acceptable, but Mmegi Sport Staff Writer, MQONDIS...
Tue 24 May 2016, 10:37 am
Kutlwano women’s volleyball club has been accused of using a defaulter, Tracy Chaba during a dramatic weekend of Mascom volleyball league matches. Chaba played for Kutlwa...
Tue 24 May 2016, 10:37 am
Botswana Karate Association (BOKA) has adopted two motions that were proposed by the Botswana Kofukan Federation at an ordinary general meeting held over the weekend. The...
Lifestyle
Tue 24 May 2016, 18:00 pm
Signed International has recruited veteran actress, Connie Ferguson to mentor aspiring actors for the upcoming second season (season two) of the television show. Ferguson...
Tue 24 May 2016, 10:42 am
Just weeks after the Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture (MYSC), Thapelo Olopeng announced that the ministry would be part of this year’s Miss Botswana beauty pageant, a...
Tue 24 May 2016, 10:37 am
PALAPYE: The organisers of the most celebrated annual music festival in Palapye, Clap Your Hands, donated school uniforms to the less privileged students at Khurumela Pri...
Fri 20 May 2016, 14:40 pm
These days when people dance Polka it is like they do it with the whole nation. Mmegi Staffer MOMPATI TLHANKANE went to the Khawa Dune Challenge and Cultural Festival and...
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Tue 24 May 2016, 10:55 am
President Ian Khama will undertake a three-day State Visit to the Republic of Mozambique from May 23-25, 2015, at the invitation of his counterpart the President of the R...
Wed 18 May 2016, 15:49 pm
Botswana Land Boards, Local Authorities and Health Workers Union (BLLAWHWU) when it was called Botswana Unified Local Government Service Association (BULGSA) used to stan...
Tue 17 May 2016, 15:18 pm
The #Ishallnotforget movement was formed last week in response to the revelations of allegations of sexual abuse leading to pregnancy of a 16-year-old schoolgirl in Sebin...
Tue 17 May 2016, 15:06 pm
The Law Society of Botswana (LSB) recently learnt with shock and horror of the alleged sexual abuse of a 16-year-old schoolgirl. The allegations and the manner in which t...
Features
Fri 20 May 2016, 15:10 pm
Assessment teams in the 12 SADC countries pushed to hunger by the El Nino climate phenomenon are expected to announce that the region is facing its worst food situation e...
Fri 20 May 2016, 15:08 pm
Would you eat cassava? Do you even know what it is and what it tastes like? When was the last time you ate something that was not pap, sorghum or rice? Well, should food ...
Fri 20 May 2016, 15:07 pm
Mmegi Correspondent, LEBOGANG BAINGAPI, spent a day in Kanaku, witnessing the settlement’s relief at meeting with Local Government and Rural Development assistant ministe...
Fri 20 May 2016, 12:34 pm
Swimming against the tide, the country’s first black-owned adult day care centre says it is recording growing interest from Batswana, who have traditionally balked at the...
World
Fri 20 May 2016, 14:37 pm
A city in India's Rajasthan state has broken the country's temperature records after registering 51C, the highest since records began, the weather office says.
Thu 19 May 2016, 14:38 pm
An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo made two sharp turns before plunging into the Mediterranean Sea, Greece's defence minister says.
Wed 18 May 2016, 15:07 pm
One of the missing Chibok girls has been found in Nigeria, activists say, the first to be rescued since their capture two years ago.
Fri 13 May 2016, 16:42 pm
Former gold miners in South Africa can go ahead with a class action against mining companies over health damage allegedly caused by their work, a court in Johannesburg ha...
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Wed 18 May 2016, 17:11 pm
MAUN: Maranyane a Facebook a tlogetse mme mongwe wa mogwebi mo legoeleleng morago ga go amogiwa madimadi a sena go bona ipapatso mo mafaratlhatlheng a facebook.
Wed 18 May 2016, 17:10 pm
Motse wa Mogoditshane mo kgaolong ya Kweneng, o kaiwa thata ka dilo di le dintsi tse di sa siamang. Go bolelwa fa okare mongwe le mongwe yo o batlang go dira sepe se se m...
Wed 18 May 2016, 17:08 pm
Captain Dira ke lekolwane e le opelang mmino wa Setswana le borankana ka lorato le pelo ya gagwe fela yotlhe, ga a tlhabeletsa pina, moreetsi o kgona go utlwa mafoko a ga...
Wed 18 May 2016, 17:07 pm
LETLHAKANE: Mmelaelwa wa kgang ya bogotswana yo o tlwaelesegileng ka go tshosetsa go keteka babegadikgang kwa kgotleng ya ditsheko mo Boteti, Mandiwana Mokgalo (21), o ne...
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We March On #WeShallNotForget
#IShallNotForget activists in a celebratory mood after the High Court ruling in their favour. The activists were denied a protest march against child and women abuse.
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Bakgatla - Ntwakgolo
Bakgatla tribesmen and women singing at their main Kgotla in Mochudi. The song is urging morafe to negotiate their issues and solve their differences. It was sung on the occasion when government through Minister of Local Government & Rural Development Slumber Tsogwane announced that Bakgatla Kgosi Kgafela II would be reinstated. Video by Joseph Sebina
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