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Mon 18 Sep 2017, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: After years of unemployment, a University of Botswana (UB) graduate finally took a leap of faith to start a profitable baking business.
Mon 18 Sep 2017, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) has reportedly recommended the two warring Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) factions should engage in a power-s...
Mon 18 Sep 2017, 18:00 pm
The Miss Botswana Top 12 finalists were in the third phase of the grand finale bootcamp where they were engaged in different activities at Cresta Hotel last weekend.
Mon 18 Sep 2017, 16:14 pm
The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) National Youth Executive Committee (NYEC) chairperson, Simon Mavhange says his committee will write to the party’s central committee s...
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18 September 2017
FRANCISTOWN: The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) has re...
19 September 2017
Broadhurst Magistrate’s court yesterday nearly turned into a...
18 September 2017
The government has moved to create a market for local farmer...
19 September 2017
FRANCISTOWN: Following a successful Tlatsa Lebala festival i...
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11 September 2017
Private companies operating in Botswana assist communities i...

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Mon 18 Sep 2017, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) has reportedly recommended the two warring Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) factions should engage in a power-s...
Mon 18 Sep 2017, 16:14 pm
The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) National Youth Executive Committee (NYEC) chairperson, Simon Mavhange says his committee will write to the party’s central committee s...
Mon 18 Sep 2017, 16:13 pm
The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) president, Duma Boko has denied he does not see eye-to-eye with the leadership of their allies, the Botswana Federation of Public...
Mon 18 Sep 2017, 16:10 pm
Employees of UNITRANS Botswana are now free to decide whether to join or not to join the newly registered union, the Botswana Bulk-Vehicle Operators, Commercial and Gener...
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Mon 18 Sep 2017, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: After years of unemployment, a University of Botswana (UB) graduate finally took a leap of faith to start a profitable baking business.
Mon 18 Sep 2017, 16:02 pm
Rules For Financial Success: Rule 5
Mon 11 Sep 2017, 18:00 pm
After graduating and spending many years without getting a job, marketing degree graduate, Thato Nkawana decided to apply what he learnt at school and started his own mob...
Mon 11 Sep 2017, 15:48 pm
Tshepo* visited his Grandma this weekend. Grandpa passed away nearly five years ago, and Tshepo can see that his Grandmother is struggling to make ends meet.
Sport
Mon 18 Sep 2017, 15:44 pm
The senior women football team, the She Zebras has broken their 15-year-old winless streak at the COSAFA Senior Women Championships after a 3-0 thumping of Lesotho in a G...
Mon 18 Sep 2017, 15:38 pm
Sleeping Gaborone giants, Notwane maintained their unbeaten record in the Debswana First Division South League when they ran riot over another former Premier League side,...
Mon 18 Sep 2017, 15:32 pm
There was confusion during Saturday’s inaugural Gaborone Mayor’s Marathon as runners continuously got lost along the way, resulting in some running extra kilometres.
Mon 18 Sep 2017, 15:28 pm
The Botswana Football Association’s (BFA) Appeals Board has dismissed Chobe United’s appeal for unfair treatment, which confirms the side’s demotion to Division One.
Lifestyle
Mon 18 Sep 2017, 18:00 pm
The Miss Botswana Top 12 finalists were in the third phase of the grand finale bootcamp where they were engaged in different activities at Cresta Hotel last weekend.
Mon 18 Sep 2017, 15:44 pm
The sudden death of jazz maestro, Soares Katumbela has attracted pledges to the tune of P40,000 towards the upcoming Francistown Jazz Festival.
Mon 11 Sep 2017, 18:00 pm
The first installation of Mmakgosi Live poetry session showcased powerful and inspirational poems that left the audience with mixed emotions at Travel Lodge on Friday nig...
Mon 11 Sep 2017, 15:24 pm
Local and international creatives shared knowledge on different creativity related fields during this year’s edition of Ideas Expo held at the University of Botswana (UB)...
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Opinion & Analysis
Mon 18 Sep 2017, 15:49 pm
As BLLAHWU prepares to meet the Ministry of Local Government on labour issues, the Secretary General, Cde Ketlhalefile Motshegwa shares with the workers some of the co...
Mon 28 Aug 2017, 16:39 pm
Following a meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) held in Francistown on August 12, 2017, which resolved that the ...
Mon 28 Aug 2017, 16:21 pm
I am told your theme is “Championing educators’ rights inthe midst of bargaining challenges in Botswana” I am happy that you find yourself in these circumstances, I am ha...
Mon 21 Aug 2017, 16:08 pm
The Botswana National Front (BNF) will be having a public lecture, veterans meeting, motorcade and a rally to commemorate the October 1962 African National Congress (ANC)...
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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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 ...
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...
World
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?
Mon 13 Feb 2017, 15:57 pm
Six journalists, including three media owners, have been arrested in the Ivory Coast for "spreading false information" about a mutiny by security forces, their newspapers...
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Naledi
Wed 13 Sep 2017, 16:20 pm
Ka Laboraro wa beke e re tswang mo go yone, kgotla ya ga Kgabo eleng Kgosikgolo Kgafela II ene ya amogela boikuelo ka Hendrick Letshwiti a re mosadi wa gagwe o nyetswe ga...
Wed 13 Sep 2017, 16:18 pm
Batswana ba dumela gore, loso ke selo se se maswe thata mo e leng gore, fa lo diragetse, go tshwanetse ga dirwa sengwe go lebatsa ba ba setseng, bohutsana jwa yo o ba tlo...
Wed 13 Sep 2017, 16:17 pm
Kgatiso ya gompieno, re lebelela ka fa lenyalo le ntseng ka teng bogolosegolo mo Bakereseteng.
Wed 06 Sep 2017, 15:16 pm
E setse ele selo modiro gore banana ba basimane ba ratane le basadi ba ba tona thata mo go bone ka dingwaga, eleng basadi ba ba itsegeng ka maina a bo “Sugar Mommy’ mme m...
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Poor security at the Gaborone International Music and Culture (GIMC) festival resulted in a stampede in which one life was lost. Criminals also took advantage of security lapse to harass patrons. PICS: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
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Duma Boko's message to the 'friends' he blocked on Facebook
In an exclusive interview with UDC Duma Boko, he touches on his social media debates
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