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Wednesday 28 September 2016, 18:29 pm.
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Wed 28 Sep 2016, 18:29 pm
Following the re-organisation of ministry portfolio responsibilities today (September 28) President Ian Khama has re-organised his cabinet.
Wed 28 Sep 2016, 18:04 pm
The Botswana Police would like to warn members of the public about some fraudsters who are going around claiming to be coming from some government offices or private comp...
Wed 28 Sep 2016, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Power Corporation’s (BPC) debtors book has ballooned to P557 million from P400 million last year, largely due to non-payment of power bills by struggling min...
Wed 28 Sep 2016, 18:00 pm
As the nation looks ahead to its golden jubilee celebrations this Friday, Mmegi Staff Writer MOMPATI TLHANKANE reflects upon effective visual arts development as everyone...
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The Botswana Police would like to warn members of the public...
28 September 2016
Following the re-organisation of ministry portfolio responsi...
28 September 2016
Press Release: Creation and re-designation of ministerial po...
28 September 2016
Dear Seretse, We have made it Sir. It has been 50 years sinc...
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28 September 2016
Starting from today, thousands of us will be travelling to v...

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Wed 28 Sep 2016, 18:29 pm
Following the re-organisation of ministry portfolio responsibilities today (September 28) President Ian Khama has re-organised his cabinet.
Wed 28 Sep 2016, 18:04 pm
The Botswana Police would like to warn members of the public about some fraudsters who are going around claiming to be coming from some government offices or private comp...
Wed 28 Sep 2016, 17:11 pm
Press Release: Creation and re-designation of ministerial portfolio responsibilities
Wed 28 Sep 2016, 16:31 pm
The Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration and Shoshong MP, Phillip Makgalemele is engaged in talks with his Botswana Democratic Party (BDP...
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Wed 28 Sep 2016, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Power Corporation’s (BPC) debtors book has ballooned to P557 million from P400 million last year, largely due to non-payment of power bills by struggling min...
Wed 28 Sep 2016, 15:52 pm
As Botswana marks half a century of independence, it is clear that the discovery of the diamonds has played the biggest part in the incredible development story of the co...
Wed 28 Sep 2016, 15:51 pm
In the past five decades, Botswana has been the beacon of an African success story registering economic growth rates only slower to South Korea and China. Largely backed ...
Wed 28 Sep 2016, 15:49 pm
Fearing that its profitability would be heavily dented by further delays, PrimeTime Holdings has gone ahead with the opening of Pilane Crossing Mall without South African...
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Wed 28 Sep 2016, 15:37 pm
Botswana has moved swiftly to establish itself as a competitive country both on and off the field. As the nation celebrates 50 years of glorious independence, Mmegi Sport...
Wed 28 Sep 2016, 15:37 pm
Botswana Football Association (BFA) president, Maclean Letshwiti is in Egypt to attend the Confederation of African Football extra ordinary general assembly.
Wed 28 Sep 2016, 15:37 pm
The partnership between Debswana and the Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) this week saw the mining giant pump P150,000 into the Botswana International Open Chess Champions...
Tue 27 Sep 2016, 18:00 pm
A limited budget has meant foreign-based players will miss Friday’s Independence Day friendly against Angola’s Palancas Negras.
Lifestyle
Wed 28 Sep 2016, 18:00 pm
As the nation looks ahead to its golden jubilee celebrations this Friday, Mmegi Staff Writer MOMPATI TLHANKANE reflects upon effective visual arts development as everyone...
Wed 28 Sep 2016, 15:37 pm
Located at Maru-a–Pula School, Maitisong has played a role in the development of the country’s arts industry supporting a number of performing arts entities and individua...
Wed 28 Sep 2016, 15:37 pm
The BOT50 celebrations build up activities have come and gone, the celebrations have undoubtedly remained the most sought after topic in the entertainment industry, Staff...
Tue 27 Sep 2016, 16:28 pm
Terrance Major and Koketso Gulubane were crowned Mr and Miss Little Independence respectively in the early hours of Sunday morning.
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Opinion & Analysis
Thu 22 Sep 2016, 15:51 pm
“From the depths of the greatest financial crisis of our time, we coordinated our response to avoid further catastrophe and return the global economy to growth.
Fri 16 Sep 2016, 14:58 pm
After the bustle and hustle of essays, tests and interviews, ultimately I got my unconditional offer for the prestigious Chevening scholarship. The excitement, the joy of...
Thu 15 Sep 2016, 15:18 pm
Botswana Media and Allied Workers Union (BOMAWU) extends its support to the ongoing campaign dubbed #JournalistsUnderSiege in Kenya.
Wed 14 Sep 2016, 15:53 pm
Recently we formed Botswana Progressive Workers Union (BPWU). We were called derogatory names and unspeakable words were used against us by our nemesis. We were labelled ...
Features
Wed 28 Sep 2016, 16:14 pm
With a budget of P100 million, the upcoming Independence Day festivities represent a party of the century, marking five decades of robust socio-economic transformation. ...
Wed 28 Sep 2016, 16:12 pm
Dear Seretse, We have made it Sir. It has been 50 years since the day you witnessed the Union Jack descend against the ascending new Botswana’s blue, black and white flag...
Wed 28 Sep 2016, 16:10 pm
The Golden Jubilee fever is palpable around all corners of the country, particularly in the capital. As Batswana celebrate the country’s 50th anniversary, Mmegi Correspo...
Wed 28 Sep 2016, 16:00 pm
Gaborone is a curious sort of place - perhaps because it isn’t a single place, it is dozens of places glued together to make a whole, each being different but all with th...
World
Wed 21 Sep 2016, 16:15 pm
Zimbabwe's 92-year-old President Robert Mugabe should step aside without delay and allow new leadership of a country whose political and economic implosion since 2000 is ...
Wed 14 Sep 2016, 14:57 pm
A UK parliamentary report has severely criticised the intervention by Britain and France that led to the overthrow of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.
Fri 26 Aug 2016, 15:44 pm
Police in Zimbabwe have fired tear gas and water cannon at opposition supporters who had gathered for a protest march in the capital, Harare.
Fri 26 Aug 2016, 09:33 am
A Nigerian man who named his dog after President Muhammadu Buhari and painted the name on both sides of the dog was arrested for breach of the peace.
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Wed 28 Sep 2016, 16:04 pm
Ga e sa tlhole e le sephiri gore bontsi jwa banna ba rata thata go dirisa melemo le dipilisi dingwe tse di amanngwang le go tokafatsa go ema ka dinao ga bonna ka nako ya ...
Wed 28 Sep 2016, 16:04 pm
Lefatshe la Botswana le tshwara dingwaga tse di masome matlhano tsa boipuso kgwedi ya Lwetse e tlhola malatsi a le masome mararo, mme moletlomogolo wa monongwaga wa boipu...
Wed 28 Sep 2016, 16:03 pm
Naledi: Re bolelele gore omang ka boripana. Ke bidiwa Jason Setsuampe Masimolole. Ke ngwana wa bone mo baneng ba ba neng ba supa ba ga Rre Sekati le Mme Mmapelo Masimolol...
Wed 28 Sep 2016, 16:01 pm
Kopo ya ga Tautona Lt. Gen. Dr. Ian Khama ya go thusa bao ba ba dikobo dikhutshwane ka go ba agela matlo. Maikaelelo a yone ke go aga seriti sa bone. Kopo ee lebega e tsw...
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