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Mon 16 Oct 2017, 18:00 pm
Determination drove 28-year-old Goemeone Thoje to start his own company, Unique Cleaning that manufactures cleaning products with the money he saved while working as a se...
Mon 16 Oct 2017, 18:00 pm
The National Amalgamated Central, Local & Parastatal Manual Workers’ Union (NALCGPWU) has been defrauded of P700,000 allegedly used to purchase a ploughing field at Rue...
Mon 16 Oct 2017, 18:00 pm
Keitumetse Motlhasedi proved to her fellow contestants that she was the fairest of them all when she scooped the married women beauty pageant in Botswana on Saturday.
Mon 16 Oct 2017, 17:13 pm
The Egyptian capital Cairo has been described as the "most dangerous" megacity for women.
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Thousands of tertiary students across the country have falle...
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13 October 2017
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16 October 2017
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09 October 2017
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Mon 16 Oct 2017, 18:00 pm
The National Amalgamated Central, Local & Parastatal Manual Workers’ Union (NALCGPWU) has been defrauded of P700,000 allegedly used to purchase a ploughing field at Rue...
Mon 16 Oct 2017, 16:32 pm
The Lobatse High Court on Thursday dismissed an urgent application for bail pending trial of former Zimbabwe Defence Force soldier, Limukani Moyo. Moyo is charged with 15...
Mon 16 Oct 2017, 16:29 pm
It was an eventful day on Saturday as Vice President, Mokgweetsi Masisi was inaugurated as the Chancellor of the University of Botswana (UB) and thousands of graduates fr...
Mon 16 Oct 2017, 16:28 pm
A local company worried about the quality of mathematics and science has vowed to turn around maths and science delivery in the classroom.
Business
Mon 16 Oct 2017, 18:00 pm
Determination drove 28-year-old Goemeone Thoje to start his own company, Unique Cleaning that manufactures cleaning products with the money he saved while working as a se...
Mon 16 Oct 2017, 15:53 pm
LOBATSE; With over 25 years experience in fashion design, 49-year-old Keitumetse Mathubadifala of Lobatse has managed to establish a thriving fashion design business desp...
Mon 16 Oct 2017, 15:49 pm
In order to combat disruptive insurance technology known as ‘insurtech’, Liberty Life Botswana has begun to rethink its model, focusing on a customer-oriented operational...
Mon 09 Oct 2017, 18:00 pm
MAUBELO: About 10km from Tsabong in the Kgalagadi District, is a small village of Maubelo, where the Kgalagadi Sand Building Blocks project is located. The community pro...
Sport
Mon 16 Oct 2017, 15:19 pm
Notwane struck late to earn a point in a 1-1 draw against Matebejana in a fiercely contested Debswana First Division South League game played at the SSG Ground on Saturda...
Mon 16 Oct 2017, 15:19 pm
PALAPYE: BR Highlanders have stretched their unbeaten start to the season to three games after a solid display in a 1-0 away win at Motlakase Power Dynamos on Saturday.
Mon 16 Oct 2017, 15:18 pm
PALAPYE: After 10 years at the helm of the Botswana Netball Association (BONA), Tebogo Lebotse-Sebego stepped down on Saturday with Malebo Raditladi elected the new presi...
Mon 16 Oct 2017, 15:18 pm
The Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) chairperson, Solomon Reikeletseng was conspicuously absent from the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) second cong...
Lifestyle
Mon 16 Oct 2017, 18:00 pm
Keitumetse Motlhasedi proved to her fellow contestants that she was the fairest of them all when she scooped the married women beauty pageant in Botswana on Saturday.
Mon 16 Oct 2017, 15:40 pm
With a few days to go preparations for the first ever VIB Good Radio Awards have intensified with the organisers announcing a number of developments.
Mon 09 Oct 2017, 18:00 pm
Despite the heavy down pours, the Botswana Mascom Live Sessions audience danced the night out with Dr Oliver ‘Tuku’ Mtukudzi and Franco on Friday at Botswanacraft.
Mon 09 Oct 2017, 16:16 pm
Hope Pageants Botswana held a pageantry, which was divided into three categories; Pre Teen, Teen and Miss Hope, where a number of talented young Batswana girls and women ...
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Mon 16 Oct 2017, 16:05 pm
E-waste (electronic waste) is a name given to electronical products nearing the end of their use life and gadgets that no longer serve any purpose to the original purchas...
Mon 16 Oct 2017, 16:02 pm
The recent edition of The Monitor sounded the alarm with a story headlined: “Rape Of Imbiciles [sic] Spirals Out Of Control- Police Boss”. The story reports on the rising...
Mon 09 Oct 2017, 16:49 pm
The Botswana National Front Youth League (BNFYL) wishes to rebut and respond to the irresponsible and reactionary statements which appeared on the Sunday Standard attribu...
Tue 03 Oct 2017, 14:15 pm
With all that we are reading in the papers regarding political developments in our country, one does wonder how all these affect us as ordinary Batswana.
Features
Tue 04 Jul 2017, 16:13 pm
Two University of Botswana (UB) academics have argued that the controversial ‘shoot-to-kill’ policy is a legitimate conservation strategy.
Mon 12 Jun 2017, 15:55 pm
FRANCISTOWN: For many years, the governments of Botswana and Zimbabwe and even their people post-independence for both countries, have enjoyed cordial relationships.
Mon 29 May 2017, 16:16 pm
The late Patrick van Rensburg was one of the founders of modern Botswana, a hero in the struggle against Apartheid, and through the work of his Foundation for Education w...
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...
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Fri 06 Oct 2017, 12:18 pm
Black Owned Civil Engineering giants, Khato Civils and South Zambezi are officially among the few black owned construction companies to achieve the maximum Construction ...
Mon 11 Sep 2017, 23:16 pm
For South African businessman, Simbi Phiri, dignity and reputation are worth than all the gold a man can have.
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 ...
World
Mon 16 Oct 2017, 17:13 pm
The Egyptian capital Cairo has been described as the "most dangerous" megacity for women.
Tue 04 Jul 2017, 13:15 pm
North Korea says it has successfully tested its first "intercontinental ballistic missile" (ICBM).
Tue 30 May 2017, 14:59 pm
Golfer Tiger Woods says alcohol was "not involved" in his arrest while driving in Florida early on Monday.
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?
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Wed 11 Oct 2017, 15:24 pm
Makgolokgolo a banana a ne a thologetse mogwanto o oneng o rulagantswe go tsibosa sechaba ka botlhokwa jwa go sireletsa diphologolo tsa naga eleng ditlou, ditau, ditshuku...
Wed 11 Oct 2017, 15:22 pm
Ga twe, kwa kgaolong ya Kgalagadi Borwa, go na le motse mongwe o bidiwa Gakhibane. Motse o, go kaiwa e le mongwe wa metse e mopalamente wa kgaolo, a neng a tsena ka yone ...
Wed 11 Oct 2017, 15:21 pm
Ketseetsego e kile ya nna teng mo dingwageng tse di fetileng, mabapi le thulaganyo ya kgaisanyo ya babegadikgang le batshwantshi, e e rulaganngwang ke Lekgotla la SADC ng...
Wed 11 Oct 2017, 15:21 pm
Dikgwedi di se kae tse di fetileng, ba Tepo Loapi ba ne ba bolela fa monongwaga pula e tlaatla go sa le gale, fa go tshwantshanngwa le ngogola.
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MRS Botswana beauty pageant
Keitumetse Motlhasedi was crowned the winner of the beauty pageant for married women dubbed MRS Botswana, which was held on Saturday at Boipuso Hall in Gaborone.
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Mapantsula Parade at Ramotswa
Mapantsula from across the country came together in Ramotswa last weekend. They paraded on the streets and entertained crowds with their dances.
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