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Tuesday 23 May 2017, 16:49 pm.
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Mon 22 May 2017, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) president, Ndaba Gaolathe has asked members not to be shaken even if they-him and other leaders-kicked out of the party.
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, 15:44 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has labelled a letter calling on its councillors to tow the line and respect decisions made at party caucuses around the ...
Mon 22 May 2017, 15:40 pm
The Botswana National Front (BNF) says its councillors at Jwaneng Town Council have not defied the party caucus.
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22 May 2017
The police are still looking for unknown men who allegedly s...
22 May 2017
The University of Botswana fourth year Social Work students ...
22 May 2017
FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has labelle...
19 May 2017
The door could be closed for Malawian televangelist, Prophet...
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22 May 2017
The Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) seem to be most topical...

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Mon 22 May 2017, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) president, Ndaba Gaolathe has asked members not to be shaken even if they-him and other leaders-kicked out of the party.
Mon 22 May 2017, 15:44 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has labelled a letter calling on its councillors to tow the line and respect decisions made at party caucuses around the ...
Mon 22 May 2017, 15:40 pm
The Botswana National Front (BNF) says its councillors at Jwaneng Town Council have not defied the party caucus.
Mon 22 May 2017, 15:36 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Attorney General (AG) has filed a Memorandum of Appearance to defend the use of the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) after the Botswana Congress Party (...
Business
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...
Mon 22 May 2017, 14:58 pm
Technical glitches recently experienced on the Mascom Wireless network have sparked anger amongst some mobile phone subscribers.
Mon 15 May 2017, 18:00 pm
LETLHAKANE: Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA) funded entrepreneurs have accused suppliers of over -pricing raw materials, which leads to start-up business...
Sport
Mon 22 May 2017, 14:27 pm
The assistant minister of Local Government and Rural Development and the Botswana National Netball Association (BONA) patron, Botlogile Tshireletso has expressed gratitud...
Mon 22 May 2017, 14:27 pm
Sprint sensation, Ontiretse Molapisi was the toast of the night after picking the sports woman and person of the year gongs at the University of Botswana Sport and Recrea...
Mon 22 May 2017, 14:27 pm
The Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development has slashed the Botswana National Olympic Committee’s (BNOC) grant by P500,000.
Mon 15 May 2017, 15:22 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Struggling Nico United held title chasing Township Rollers to a goalless draw in a BTC Premiership encounter at the Selebi-Phikwe Stadium on Saturday.
Lifestyle
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.
Mon 15 May 2017, 18:00 pm
Local cultural magazine The Culturati on Saturday hosted the first ever Mhele Challenge, with 32 participants competing for the crown to determine the last kgori standing...
Mon 15 May 2017, 15:24 pm
Local artistes lit the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Star Rally on Friday. As usual, Vee Mampeezy also known as Lenyora la Seterata got a positive response from the aud...
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Opinion & Analysis
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...
Mon 24 Apr 2017, 15:04 pm
The Court of Appeal (CoA) on Wednesday April 19, 2017 delivered a ground breaking Judgement on the above matter. The main issue before the CoA was of critical importance ...
Features
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...
Mon 14 Dec 2015, 18:00 pm
On April 27, 2009 *Malebogo Max Molefhe was shot eight times by an enraged boyfriend. The gunshot that was meant to blow her brains off mysteriously jammed. The gun faile...
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
Thu 18 May 2017, 16:51 pm
Ditlhopho tsa poeletso tsa kgaolo ya botlhophi ya Tlokweng, tse di neng di tshwerwe ka Matlhatso, di tlogetse baela dilo tlhoko ba le bantsi ka dipotso tsa gore, a dikgan...
Thu 18 May 2017, 16:49 pm
Gongwe le gongwe fa motho a leng teng, ga go ke go tlhoka matlakala. Ka matlakala ke leswe, ga re a batle fa tlase ga rona. Re batla gore a latlhiwe ka jaana fa a leng te...
Thu 18 May 2017, 16:49 pm
LEHUTUTU:Mowa wa bopelotlhomogi o sale o jwetse mo Batswaneng go tswa goo-lowe. Mongwe o ka re lebaka la teng ke gore, tumelo ya sekeresete ee renang mo Botswana, ke yone...
Thu 18 May 2017, 16:49 pm
Setlhopha sa Kgatleng sa Mochudi Centre Chiefs se itsege thata ka go tshabelelwa ke dihawa tse gangwe le gape di se tlogelang se le mo mathateng a se kana ka sepe, mo ka ...
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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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