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Tue 20 Feb 2018, 16:32 pm
International and domestic tourists spent a total of P14.5 billion in the country in 2016, or one and half times more than the amount in 2009, which was the last time a c...
Tue 20 Feb 2018, 16:29 pm
Political parties have announced their candidates for the Ralekgetho by-election that scheduled is for March 24.
Tue 20 Feb 2018, 16:14 pm
The Ministry of Health and Wellness is building 23 nurse staff houses in Kgalagadi North.
Tue 20 Feb 2018, 15:28 pm
A 46-year-old man of Nthane settlement a few kilometres from Mokubilo allegedly defiled and impregnated his 14-year-old stepdaughter.
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19 February 2018
Convicted murderer, Joseph Tselayarona was finally hanged ea...
19 February 2018
The European Union Delegation issues the following statement...
19 February 2018
The Ministry of Basic Education (MoBE) will in the near futu...
19 February 2018
Prosecution has applied for White City murder accused, Aplee...
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16 February 2018
When President Ian Khama took over the Republic 10 years ago...

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Tue 20 Feb 2018, 16:29 pm
Political parties have announced their candidates for the Ralekgetho by-election that scheduled is for March 24.
Tue 20 Feb 2018, 16:14 pm
The Ministry of Health and Wellness is building 23 nurse staff houses in Kgalagadi North.
Tue 20 Feb 2018, 15:28 pm
A 46-year-old man of Nthane settlement a few kilometres from Mokubilo allegedly defiled and impregnated his 14-year-old stepdaughter.
Tue 20 Feb 2018, 13:43 pm
Gaborone City Council (GCC) has postponed its approval budget meeting for the 2018-2019 financial year.
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Tue 20 Feb 2018, 16:32 pm
International and domestic tourists spent a total of P14.5 billion in the country in 2016, or one and half times more than the amount in 2009, which was the last time a c...
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 15:11 pm
Parastatals are amongst the big winners of the 2018-2019 budget, with many receiving double figure increases in subventions, after years of belt-tightening by government,...
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 15:08 pm
The Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) says the failure by some government entities to submit end of activity reports is hampering efforts to monitor per...
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 15:03 pm
The Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) is intensifying its search for supply contracts to the Middle East and Russia, as it seeks to expand its export base and shore up reven...
Sport
Tue 20 Feb 2018, 13:04 pm
Gaborone United (GU) players failed to train for the umpteenth time this morning as the cash crisis at the club refuses to abate.
Tue 20 Feb 2018, 12:20 pm
Contrary to expectations - and reports - Township Rollers have been well received in Sudan ahead of tomorrow night's make-or-break CAF Champions League encounter against ...
Tue 20 Feb 2018, 12:10 pm
Judges, Sensei Union Kgafela and Sensei Tikologo Rakgampu, have failed the World Karate Federation (WKF) examinations after tests at the Open Karate Premier League in Dub...
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 17:00 pm
Gaborone United (GU) chairperson, Rapula Okaile dropped an unexpected bombshell midweek when he dumped the club, citing personal reasons, with a high profile legal showdo...
Lifestyle
Tue 20 Feb 2018, 12:15 pm
Rappers, Dramaboi and ATI, are set to light up the stage with their energetic performances and lyricism at the Ladies Five-a-side Soccer Tournament, at Bank of Botswana G...
Tue 20 Feb 2018, 12:13 pm
Music director and artist, Leroy Nyoni has established a Pop, RnB and rap music act titled The Power of One. Along with other artists he will produce a live-recorded musi...
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 14:57 pm
To Oupa Maforaga, 33, from Palapye, fine art is a God-given talent that is stuck with him despite numerous years of abandoning and sidelining it.
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 14:52 pm
With the advent of the Internet, many have done well to use their creative juices to come up with different platforms for their works to go commercial.
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Mon 19 Feb 2018, 18:00 pm
The European Union Delegation issues the following statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission in Botswana
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 15:46 pm
On Feb 5, the Minister of Finance rose from his bench to perform, in accordance to the mandate assigned to him by our constitution, the tabling of our national cake from ...
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 14:57 pm
Under the land that belongs to the Bakgatla Ba Kgafela lie the richest platinum deposits on Earth. But a toxic alliance between government, traditional chieftaincy and ma...
Fri 09 Feb 2018, 18:51 pm
As principal stakeholders in examinations and other matters thereto incidental, we feel duty bound to communicate our thought about these pertinent issues to the entire n...
Features
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 15:22 pm
Known to contain millions of tonnes of copper and silver resources, the 1,000-kilometre belt running south west to north east, thus far remains an untapped treasure, seal...
Fri 09 Feb 2018, 16:38 pm
Subsistence crop farmers countrywide will spend the month looking at the skies, as February represents the last reasonable hope for any type of yield from the fields. Mea...
Fri 09 Feb 2018, 12:15 pm
The Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) was forced to intervene recently after the contractors of the P1.7 billion Boatle-Gaborone dual carriageway project dammed off a key...
Fri 09 Feb 2018, 12:04 pm
The outgoing Chief Justice, Maruping Dibotelo*, this week aired his thoughts on the touchy topic of the granting of bail. Mmegi here reproduces his remarks as part of our...
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Wed 14 Feb 2018, 17:58 pm
GetBucks Botswana refer to its announcement, dated 29 December 2017, which announcement included its unaudited results and referred to the release of audited results by 3...
Mon 18 Dec 2017, 22:41 pm
Ambitious Pan African construction and engineering juggernauts, Khato Civils and South Zambezi put on an expo of their own to selected stakeholders and potential clients...
Fri 15 Dec 2017, 15:53 pm
It has not always been rosy for multi billion construction and engineering trailblazers, Khato Civils and South Zambezi.
Fri 01 Dec 2017, 16:07 pm
Seven thousand fresh oysters from Eastern Cape, South Africa and more than 10 wine estates will be the toast of this weekend’s two days of oysters and wine pairing and fo...
World
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 12:00 pm
Chinese authorities have demanded "severe punishment" for a man who allegedly stole the thumb of a terracotta warrior statue on display in the US, Chinese state media rep...
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 09:34 am
Worried about your bags being stolen at security? One Chinese woman joined her handbag through an X-ray machine to prevent just that.
Wed 14 Feb 2018, 23:25 pm
South Africa's embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned his office with immediate effect.
Wed 14 Feb 2018, 21:42 pm
Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has died in South Africa, a senior official in his MDC party has said.
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Wed 13 Dec 2017, 17:27 pm
Mothusa mookamela Sepodise sa Botswana, e bile ele mookamela lephata la kanamiso mafoko la Sepodisi sa Botswana, Dipheko Motube a re fela jaaka setshidi se gotweng Selant...
Wed 13 Dec 2017, 17:12 pm
Re ikgata motlhala re re, maloba re ne ra bua ka lefoko ‘metlhale.’
Wed 13 Dec 2017, 16:10 pm
Re dumalana le mookamela lekalana la kanamaiso mafoko la sepodisi sa Botswana go re, Batswana ba setse ba anyile thuto e ntsi ka melao le kobamelo ya matshwao a tsela.
Wed 13 Dec 2017, 16:02 pm
Palamente ya lefatshe leno e satswa go bolelelwa gore sengwe sa dikole tsa Regent se ntse se thapile barutabana ba batswakwa bale bararo ba sena diteseletso tsa go bereka...
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