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Fri 18 Aug 2017, 15:36 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA), for the umpteenth time, will be forced back into the market for a new chief executive officer (CEO), after Ookeditse Malesu decid...
Fri 18 Aug 2017, 15:24 pm
The Botswana Premier League (BPL) has announced that the BTC Premiership season will not kick-off next week as initially announced. The season according to the draft fixt...
Fri 18 Aug 2017, 15:24 pm
Mochudi Centre Chiefs coach, Bongani Mafu is yet to report for preseason training as the club battles to meet his transport costs.
Thu 17 Aug 2017, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Maize and Wheat Millers Association says the milling industry is under existential threat from predatory pricing behaviour on imports of finished goods from ...
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17 August 2017
The last remaining drawcard at the Ubuntu conference, former...
17 August 2017
Former award-winning radio personality, Desma ‘Ice Queen’ Ba...
17 August 2017
Justice Modiri Letsididi has ruled that the Public Service A...
17 August 2017
FRANCISTOWN: A Maunatlala man who killed a fellow patron dur...
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17 August 2017
The statistician general, Anna Majelantle this week announce...

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Thu 17 Aug 2017, 18:00 pm
The last remaining drawcard at the Ubuntu conference, former vice president Ponatshego Kedikilwe, has backed out of the line up citing the withdrawal of the Dalai Lama, w...
Thu 17 Aug 2017, 11:25 am
FRANCISTOWN: Residents of Nkange in the Tutume Sub-District have abandoned their fields and are now living under self-imposed curfews, in fear of stray lions (numbering b...
Thu 17 Aug 2017, 11:23 am
Justice Modiri Letsididi has ruled that the Public Service Act (PSA) does not prohibit public officers from participating in primary elections.
Thu 17 Aug 2017, 11:22 am
MAUN: Popularly known as Chris Manto 7 in music circles, Baitshepi Mwanchisenge is reportedly aspiring to contest the Shakawe/Mohembo West council under the Botswana Demo...
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Thu 17 Aug 2017, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Maize and Wheat Millers Association says the milling industry is under existential threat from predatory pricing behaviour on imports of finished goods from ...
Thu 17 Aug 2017, 11:06 am
The Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB)has given the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) the green light to bid for the plush residential flats that are being di...
Wed 16 Aug 2017, 18:00 pm
The country’s rate of unemployment has dropped from 19.9% in 2011 to 17.6% in 2016, a surprise development in a country where the situation on the ground suggests jobless...
Wed 16 Aug 2017, 16:09 pm
With the local commercial property market coming under pressure, RDC Properties says it is aggressively pursuing regional diversification with Namibia, South Africa and M...
Sport
Fri 18 Aug 2017, 15:36 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA), for the umpteenth time, will be forced back into the market for a new chief executive officer (CEO), after Ookeditse Malesu decid...
Fri 18 Aug 2017, 15:24 pm
The Botswana Premier League (BPL) has announced that the BTC Premiership season will not kick-off next week as initially announced. The season according to the draft fixt...
Fri 18 Aug 2017, 15:24 pm
Mochudi Centre Chiefs coach, Bongani Mafu is yet to report for preseason training as the club battles to meet his transport costs.
Thu 17 Aug 2017, 10:58 am
It started as a celebration for having qualified for the 200m final at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London by Isaac Makwala. The push-ups at the finishing line ha...
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Thu 17 Aug 2017, 18:00 pm
Boasting of various collaborations with South African artists in the past year, Kealeboga Sedumedi also known as DJ KSB has released a new house track, O Tsamaile featuri...
Thu 17 Aug 2017, 11:03 am
The Francistown Tlatsa Lebala version, Tlatsa Ghetto will be held on September 16, 2017 at Francistown Sports Complex.
Thu 17 Aug 2017, 11:01 am
Francistown-based artist, Percy Jax has embarked on redefining the music business by pursuing a singular artistic vision that focuses on diverting the Hip Hop genre.
Thu 17 Aug 2017, 11:00 am
An opportunity for aspiring TV presenters has come with the new and upcoming television station, Chillstep Live, hosting auditions at Stanbic Bank Piazza on Saturday.
Tribute To Sir Ketumile Masire
Opinion & Analysis
Wed 16 Aug 2017, 16:21 pm
We speak today for the dignity of man and the destiny of our democracy. We at Botswana Congress Party Youth League (BCPYL) urge all young people, from every section of th...
Fri 11 Aug 2017, 15:20 pm
The legal profession – a leading voice in the defence of the rule of law
Fri 11 Aug 2017, 15:14 pm
On 28 September 2016, I was staying at my daughter’s house in East road, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa. Our driver came around 7am in the morning, and I was getting...
Thu 10 Aug 2017, 16:29 pm
After our very own Isaac Makwala was disqualified from running the 400Meters race at the ongoing IAAF in London, we asked out Facebook followers who reached with anger at...
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Fri 11 Aug 2017, 15:32 pm
Mmegi’s intrepid Staff Writer THALEFANG CHARLES is once again deep in the Okavango Delta exploring the wilderness with National Geographic on an 18-day transact research ...
Fri 11 Aug 2017, 15:22 pm
When his flight touched down at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport in 1998, barely did he realise that one day his ventures would blossom in a place he first saw...
Fri 04 Aug 2017, 15:02 pm
The rate at which sexual offences against minors have been increasing in Botswana raises eyebrows. Immediate attention is needed due to the recent notorious sex offenses...
Fri 04 Aug 2017, 15:01 pm
What could possibly go wrong if you take out two pretty models on a night date at a pantsula competition inside a crowded community hall in the heart of the so-called not...
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Fri 30 Jun 2017, 20:08 pm
Renowned as a master farmer in his home village of Kanye and beyond, Sir Ketumile Masire met his march in Vlado Rubezic, somewhere around 1993 when he walked into Feed Ce...
Fri 30 Jun 2017, 20:08 pm
Tautona wa lefatshe la Zimbabwe Robert Gabriel Mugabe a re tautona wa bobedi wa lefatshe la Botswana, yo o neng a bolokwa maabane, Sir Quett Ketumile Joni Masire e ne e ...
Fri 30 Jun 2017, 20:08 pm
Tautona wa lefatshe la Botswana Lt General Dr Ian Khama a re tautona ya bobedi ya lefatshe la Botswana, Sir QuettKetumile Joni Masire o segile tema e tona thata ka nako y...
Thu 29 Jun 2017, 14:14 pm
On May 6, a host of farmers, especially those who till the soil gathered at Mosesidi Farm 10 belonging, incidentally to a farmer who share Sir Ketumile Masire’s name, Que...
World
Wed 26 Jul 2017, 09:44 am
New diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned in the UK from 2040 in a bid to tackle air pollution, the government is set to announce.
Fri 07 Jul 2017, 20:00 pm
Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have discussed the alleged Russian hacking of last year's US presidential election during their first meeting.
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 10:44 am
Four Arab states have sent Qatar a list of 13 demands it must meet if it wants them to lift their sanctions.
Fri 16 Jun 2017, 10:17 am
The estranged wife of incoming Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has been shot dead two days before his inauguration.
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Wed 16 Aug 2017, 16:14 pm
Makgolokgolo a merafe ya Botswana e ne e tshologetse moletlo wa go tlhomiwa ga Kgosana ya tetlanyo kwa motseng wa Bikwe, eleng Kgosi Nkosiyabo Mngqibisa.
Wed 16 Aug 2017, 16:13 pm
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Wed 16 Aug 2017, 16:11 pm
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Wed 16 Aug 2017, 16:10 pm
Mongwe wa bagolo ba Naledi e kileng ya kwala ka botshelo jwa bone, ke Mme Gaotime Kebao Pilane, yo gape a neng a bidiwa Mma Motswana. Gompieno Naledi e re lekodisa fa Mm...
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Botswana’s 400 metres athlete, Baboloki Thebe greets delighted young fans at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport (SSKIA) yesterday following Team Botswana’s arrival from London. Thebe was part of the Botswana team that took part at the just-ended IAAF World Athletics Championships. The team included his 4x400m relay teammates, Onkabetse Nkobolo, Isaac Makwala, Nijel Amos and Karabo Sibanda. It also comprised women’s relay team, that was made up of Amantle Montsho, Lydia Jele, Christene B...
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Why does Botswana need expensive fighter jets? - Swedish media interrogate Khama
President Ian Khama defends govt's intension to purchase expensive fighter jets in Sweden. Khama is currently on a controversial state visit in Sweden where he trying to get a deal of procuring eight to 12 Gripen fighter jets for the BDF.
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