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Botswana has banned, with immediate effect, the importation of poultry meat, processed products and feeds from South Africa, a development that might lead to shortages of...
Wed 28 Jun 2017, 18:00 pm
Batswana from across the country came in large numbers yesterday to see the body of the late former President Sir Ketumile Masire lying-in-state at the National Assembly.
Wed 28 Jun 2017, 18:00 pm
Bright Kholi also known as Sbi Techn will launch his single, Take you there at the Gaborone International Music Festival at the National Stadium on September 2.
Wed 28 Jun 2017, 17:22 pm
INNER MONGOLIA REGION: China has become one of the biggest producers of carbon dioxide in the world resulting in air pollution being a major issue that continues to pose ...
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Wed 28 Jun 2017, 18:00 pm
Batswana from across the country came in large numbers yesterday to see the body of the late former President Sir Ketumile Masire lying-in-state at the National Assembly.
Wed 28 Jun 2017, 17:22 pm
INNER MONGOLIA REGION: China has become one of the biggest producers of carbon dioxide in the world resulting in air pollution being a major issue that continues to pose ...
Wed 28 Jun 2017, 17:21 pm
After going back and forth with the Ministry of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology over a decision to change programmes of study from Diploma level to C...
Wed 28 Jun 2017, 17:20 pm
Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s official car was involved in a minor car accident over the weekend. Masisi and his driver were heading to Gaborone when the accident oc...
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Wed 28 Jun 2017, 18:00 pm
Botswana has banned, with immediate effect, the importation of poultry meat, processed products and feeds from South Africa, a development that might lead to shortages of...
Wed 28 Jun 2017, 16:54 pm
The domestic diamond cutting and polishing industry has managed to bounce back following the high rough prices and lack of liquidity, which affected performance of the in...
Wed 28 Jun 2017, 16:54 pm
The introduction of the anonymous tip-off service by the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) is an effort to stamp out tender corruption and instil public...
Tue 27 Jun 2017, 18:00 pm
Shareholders of the troubled Pula Steel have been asked to inject P28 million into the company to restart operations as well as pay off a portion of the creditors.
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Wed 28 Jun 2017, 16:41 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Great North Tigers (GNT) and Chobe United will this weekend face off in a Debswana First Division North deciding match that will see the loser relegate to Di...
Wed 28 Jun 2017, 16:41 pm
Zebras’ caretaker coach, Boyo ‘Oris’ Radipotsane has selected his 23-man team, which leaves today for the COSAFA Senior Challenge taking place in the North West province ...
Wed 28 Jun 2017, 16:41 pm
Botswana’s Under-21 netball assistant coach, Kagisano Mawela has declared the team is ready to compete in the 2017 Netball World Youth Cup, which kicks off in Gaborone ne...
Wed 28 Jun 2017, 16:41 pm
Just three months into office, fencing members have drawn the daggers against the Botswana Amateur Fencing Association (BAFA) committee. The committee, led by Mandla Masu...
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Wed 28 Jun 2017, 18:00 pm
Bright Kholi also known as Sbi Techn will launch his single, Take you there at the Gaborone International Music Festival at the National Stadium on September 2.
Wed 28 Jun 2017, 16:41 pm
Raphael ‘RockaFella’ Ngenda is a 21-year-old passionate upcoming rapper from Shashe Mooke who was raised in Mochudi who hopes to make it in music.
Wed 28 Jun 2017, 16:41 pm
For more than 1000 years the Indian community have been using Yoga as a union of the individual consciousness or soul with the Universal Consciousness or Spirit.
Wed 28 Jun 2017, 16:41 pm
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Tribute To Sir Ketumile Masire
Opinion & Analysis
Wed 28 Jun 2017, 16:58 pm
The female baby is made with a fixed number of eggs. At 20 weeks of pregnancy these eggs number 5-7million. Immediately after formation, these eggs undergo rapid degenera...
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 14:53 pm
Spontaneous loss of pregnancy on two or more times, happening one after the other, before 24 weeks of pregnancy defines the medical condition known as recurrent miscarria...
Fri 16 Jun 2017, 17:51 pm
As President Ian Khama sets in motion a journey to vacate office next year April 1, and hands over the baton of power to Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi, Mmegi Staff Wri...
Fri 09 Jun 2017, 16:01 pm
It is disturbing though not surprising to receive reports that Botswana has been blacklisted by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) as one of the worst labour cri...
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Fri 23 Jun 2017, 15:19 pm
A lot has happened since the last Parliamentary sitting in which Leader of Opposition Duma likened President Ian Khama to a person possessed by demons and who derives joy...
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 15:06 pm
In the next five days, lawyers representing two Gantsi farm hands will have to make the arguments of their lives on why their clients should not face the death penalty in...
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 15:05 pm
In 1997, two Basarwa men narrowly escaped the death penalty, in fact, by hours, after being wrongfully convicted for murder, in a case that exposed the justice system’s i...
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 14:58 pm
Perhaps due to the despair left by the Mine’s collapse or as a result of the search for new revenue avenues by fly-by night prophets, the numbers of churches in Selebi-Ph...
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Mmegi is introducing faster and superior quality printing solutions to the market with the unveiling of a new state-of-the-art fully automated commercial web printing pre...
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 16:02 pm
The Mmegi printing plant prides itself as a centre for excellence in the Southern Africa region. Media organizations from neighbouring countries send their employees here...
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 15:56 pm
CTP (Computer-to-Plate) is a technology of the prepress process in which a digital image is transmitted directly from a computer to a plate used on the printing press. It...
Tue 20 Jun 2017, 15:45 pm
On July 26, 2016 BOFEPUSU penned a complaint letter against the Government of Botswana to the International Labour Standars Department. The letter is reproduced here, f...
World
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.
Mon 05 Jun 2017, 11:34 am
Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of destabilising the region.
Fri 02 Jun 2017, 11:41 am
There has been widespread international condemnation of President Trump's announcement that the US is withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement.
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Wed 28 Jun 2017, 17:32 pm
Go ne go se gope fa Kutlwelo, e bong Rra Baleti, a tsentseng diatla teng. Mo lwapeng la gagwe, botshelo e ne e le temo fela.
Wed 28 Jun 2017, 17:29 pm
E ne e setse ele selo modiro gore fa Tautona Sir Ketumile Masire a buisa phuthego ya kgotla, dibui kana bao ba ba botsang dipotso, ba tswe mo kgotleng ka menyenyo le fa g...
Wed 28 Jun 2017, 17:28 pm
Tautona wa bobedi wa lefatshe leno, Sir Quett Ketumile Joni Masire, o tlaa bolokwa kamoso kwa Kanye.
Wed 28 Jun 2017, 17:25 pm
E rile bosheng, banni ba kgaolo ya Kgalagadi Borwa ba ntsha maikutlo a a farologanyeng ka mabapi le thulaganyo e e tsweletseng ya go tsamaisa sekano sa metshameko ya bolo...
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Multitudes queue to pay their last respect to Sir Ketumile Masire
Thousands of mourners queued up to pay their last respect to the late former president Sir Ketumile Masire, whose body was lying in state at Parliament today. The viewing started at 6am with the family and cabinet. There so many people that the times had to be extended to accommodate more people to view the body of their beloved statesman.
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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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