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Mon 23 May 2016, 18:00 pm
JWANENG: Many know honey as the sticky sweet fluid made by bees, but Serefete Ramantsima and his partner, Gothaamang Tukisi, have gone an extra mile to make good use of i...
Mon 23 May 2016, 18:00 pm
The Industrial Court (IC) has suggested to Botswana Federation of Public Sector Union (BOFEPUSU) to consider accepting the three percent wage hike offered by government t...
Mon 23 May 2016, 18:00 pm
Pula, a Mophato Dance Theatre production came back by popular demand and yet again left the audience wanting more. The production debuted at the 2016 Maitisong Festival a...
Mon 23 May 2016, 16:18 pm
Scores of Botswana Federation of Public Sector Union (BOFEPUSU) members, who hold dual membership could miss out on benefiting from the 3 percent wage hike when the empl...
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23 May 2016
JWANENG: Constable Ruth Ditshotelo of Jwaneng Police broke d...
23 May 2016
The Industrial Court (IC) has suggested to Botswana Federati...
23 May 2016
Scores of Botswana Federation of Public Sector Union (BOFEP...
23 May 2016
Botswana Teachers Union (BTU), one of the biggest affiliate...
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23 May 2016
Recently a respected music promoter was a guest of one of th...

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Mon 23 May 2016, 18:00 pm
The Industrial Court (IC) has suggested to Botswana Federation of Public Sector Union (BOFEPUSU) to consider accepting the three percent wage hike offered by government t...
Mon 23 May 2016, 16:18 pm
Scores of Botswana Federation of Public Sector Union (BOFEPUSU) members, who hold dual membership could miss out on benefiting from the 3 percent wage hike when the empl...
Mon 23 May 2016, 16:17 pm
Botswana Teachers Union (BTU), one of the biggest affiliates to BOFEPUSU, has been slapped with a bill of P873, 757.05, being arrears, legal fees and BOFEPUSU’s newspape...
Mon 23 May 2016, 16:16 pm
Bot50’s auditions for actors and dancers who will be part of the grand event on Independence day at the National stadium kicks off in earnest in Kanye and Molepolole on ...
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Mon 23 May 2016, 18:00 pm
JWANENG: Many know honey as the sticky sweet fluid made by bees, but Serefete Ramantsima and his partner, Gothaamang Tukisi, have gone an extra mile to make good use of i...
Mon 23 May 2016, 15:50 pm
FRANCISTOWN: For most men in their late 20s, life is all about residing in the city, luxury and partying. However, for Shabani Tshambani that was not his dream.
Mon 23 May 2016, 15:50 pm
Financial services company, African Alliance (AA) says it is on a drive towards cultivating a culture of greater savings. This came to the fore during last week’s launch...
Mon 23 May 2016, 15:47 pm
After finding it difficult to settle in the already saturated teaching profession, young entrepreneur, Patrick Tema felt he should create employment for himself and other...
Sport
Mon 23 May 2016, 15:39 pm
National 400 metre athletes, Karabo Sibanda and Christine Botlogetswe have sealed spots at this year’s Rio Olympics after meeting set qualifying times in their respective...
Mon 23 May 2016, 15:39 pm
Township Rollers midfielder, Maano Ditshupo walked away P65,000 richer after winning the Mascom Top 8 player of the tournament and top goal scorer awards during a functio...
Mon 23 May 2016, 15:33 pm
Zebras coach, Peter Butler was satisfied with his players’ run after coming from a goal down to beat Lesotho’s Dikwena 2-1 in an international practice match played at th...
Mon 23 May 2016, 15:29 pm
Township Rollers came from two goals down to beat Double Action 3-2 in the Women Super League Championship play-off at the Lekidi Centre on Saturday.
Lifestyle
Mon 23 May 2016, 18:00 pm
Pula, a Mophato Dance Theatre production came back by popular demand and yet again left the audience wanting more. The production debuted at the 2016 Maitisong Festival a...
Mon 23 May 2016, 15:43 pm
Japanese jazz legend, Sadao Watanabe received a red carpet treatment synonymous with ambassadors and visiting heads of states. His press briefing was hosted by Foreign Af...
Mon 23 May 2016, 15:39 pm
As the country gears up for 50 years of independence, Manyana hosted the 11th National Culture Day celebrations on Saturday.
Mon 16 May 2016, 18:00 pm
Theatre ensemble Letsatsi Dance Theatre showcased an African theatrical musical comedy, Mr Kgosi Dijeje at Mantlwaneng Theatre that depicted corrupt activities during the...
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Mon 23 May 2016, 15:56 pm
I would like to thank the Lady Khama Charitable Trust for giving me the opportunity to present the History of the Ghanzi Horse Endurance Relay and my passion for the Trus...
Mon 23 May 2016, 15:53 pm
Comrades, as constant stream of articles flow from our pens and our regular contribution to the trade unionism movement continues to grow in leaps and bounds, we must not...
Mon 16 May 2016, 15:29 pm
It is impossible to look out over the winding waterways and lush green wetlands of the magnificent Okavango Delta and fail to understand the importance of conserving the ...
Mon 09 May 2016, 15:20 pm
In Part 1 we looked at prohibitions in the Law barring union employees from holding union office.
Features
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...
Mon 22 Feb 2016, 16:07 pm
LUANDA: I am writing this on the way to the airport on our airport shuttle – a big white 4X4 Dodge Durango – to catch a flight to a town called Menongue in the Cuito Cuan...
Mon 01 Feb 2016, 15:35 pm
At just 26 years, Kenathata Dipogiso was defying the prophesy of his own first name, which seemed to suggest that he was destined to be a weakling. He had become the opp...
Mon 14 Dec 2015, 18:00 pm
On April 27, 2009 *Malebogo Max Molefhe was shot eight times by an enraged boyfriend. The gunshot that was meant to blow her brains off mysteriously jammed. The gun faile...
World
Wed 04 May 2016, 10:48 am
Donald Trump has become the US Republican presidential nominee in all but name after victory in Indiana forced rival Ted Cruz from the race.
Tue 03 May 2016, 10:09 am
More than 30 lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru have been flown to South Africa to start a new life in a sanctuary.
Tue 12 Apr 2016, 09:17 am
The Zika virus is "scarier" than first thought and its impact on the US could be greater than predicted, public health officials have admitted.
Tue 05 Apr 2016, 09:37 am
Two planes collided at an airport in Indonesia's capital Jakarta, resulting in a wing bursting into flames.
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Wed 18 May 2016, 17:11 pm
MAUN: Maranyane a Facebook a tlogetse mme mongwe wa mogwebi mo legoeleleng morago ga go amogiwa madimadi a sena go bona ipapatso mo mafaratlhatlheng a facebook.
Wed 18 May 2016, 17:10 pm
Motse wa Mogoditshane mo kgaolong ya Kweneng, o kaiwa thata ka dilo di le dintsi tse di sa siamang. Go bolelwa fa okare mongwe le mongwe yo o batlang go dira sepe se se m...
Wed 18 May 2016, 17:08 pm
Captain Dira ke lekolwane e le opelang mmino wa Setswana le borankana ka lorato le pelo ya gagwe fela yotlhe, ga a tlhabeletsa pina, moreetsi o kgona go utlwa mafoko a ga...
Wed 18 May 2016, 17:07 pm
LETLHAKANE: Mmelaelwa wa kgang ya bogotswana yo o tlwaelesegileng ka go tshosetsa go keteka babegadikgang kwa kgotleng ya ditsheko mo Boteti, Mandiwana Mokgalo (21), o ne...
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#IShallNotForget demonstrators in Francistown calling on Sebina Councillor Kemmonye Amon to be sucked.
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Bakgatla - Ntwakgolo
Bakgatla tribesmen and women singing at their main Kgotla in Mochudi. The song is urging morafe to negotiate their issues and solve their differences. It was sung on the occasion when government through Minister of Local Government & Rural Development Slumber Tsogwane announced that Bakgatla Kgosi Kgafela II would be reinstated. Video by Joseph Sebina
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