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Fri 24 Mar 2017, 18:00 pm
Chinese oil giant, China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec) has inked a deal to take over the assets of Chevron Energy Group in Botswana and South Africa for a combined ...
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 18:00 pm
Botswana Congress Party (BCP) has finally filed a lawsuit against the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) over the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM).
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 16:24 pm
MAUN: Supporters of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) contestants, vice president Mokgweetsi Masisi and Jacob Nkate find themselves in the thick of things following a b...
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 16:22 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Tension between Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Francistown region supporters belonging to vice president Mokgweetsi Masisi and Nonofo Molefhi, now at snappi...
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MAUN: Supporters of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) cont...
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Kgosi Kgafela Kgafela II of Bakgatla-Ba-Kgafela cross examin...
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Botswana Congress Party (BCP) has finally filed a lawsuit ag...
24 March 2017
Botswana National Front Youth League (BNFYL) president, Khum...
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24 March 2017
Following a violent strike on February 9, 2017 the Universit...

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Fri 24 Mar 2017, 18:00 pm
Botswana Congress Party (BCP) has finally filed a lawsuit against the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) over the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM).
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 16:24 pm
MAUN: Supporters of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) contestants, vice president Mokgweetsi Masisi and Jacob Nkate find themselves in the thick of things following a b...
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 16:22 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Tension between Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Francistown region supporters belonging to vice president Mokgweetsi Masisi and Nonofo Molefhi, now at snappi...
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 16:18 pm
It is now almost a trend that in every budget allocation, the Ministry of Defence, Justice and Security (MDJS) is appropriated a huge chunk of the country’s development b...
Business
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 18:00 pm
Chinese oil giant, China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec) has inked a deal to take over the assets of Chevron Energy Group in Botswana and South Africa for a combined ...
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 15:52 pm
The BCL Mine has been closed for six months now, with little hope that the 4,500 direct jobs lost can be recovered. Efforts are now underway to secure a buyer for the BCL...
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 15:46 pm
As the country’s current economic and trade environment remain constrained and unpredictable, credit insurance experts are urging businesses to recognise the benefits of ...
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 15:44 pm
Afena Capital Botswana, the local investment management firm will be changing its name to Kgori Capital, reflecting its proud origin of Botswana and its position as one o...
Sport
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 15:24 pm
The International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG) will host a friendly match between Township Rollers and visiting South African side, Platinum Stars at the Nation...
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 15:19 pm
Zebras coach, Peter Butler is expected to pen a new three year deal but with just seven days before the expiry of his contract, no agreement has been reached.
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 15:16 pm
Botswana Football Association (BFA) human resources manager, Shameela Winston has said she is leaving the association due to personal commitments.
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 15:06 pm
Botswana Kofukan Federation chief instructor, Sensei Million Masumbika has withdrawn from the Botswana Karate Association (BOKA) presidential race.
Lifestyle
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 15:28 pm
One day a teacher named Jesus, not Christ, walked into a classroom at Diphetogo Primary School in Gaborone West. He carried with him his feared whip and a list of the ch...
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 15:27 pm
Movie enthusiasts this weekend got the experience of a lifetime as they wandered encroached in what turned out to be uncharted territory at the cinema, as a gigantic anim...
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 15:24 pm
MAUN: On Tuesday evening, Indian culture woke the usually sleepy Nhabe Museum that hosted an exhibition themed ‘March of Millennium Years - Indian art exhibition’.
Thu 23 Mar 2017, 18:00 pm
YAMAs award winning rapper, Baanthata Mokgwathi popularly known BanT as has left Zen Promotions after what he cited as a move of self-reflection.
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Fri 24 Mar 2017, 16:00 pm
I was not one of those children with a strong commandeering personality as a child: the those who seized what they wanted or could say ‘no’ to someone without a flicker o...
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 15:58 pm
One of the cardinal principles of the Westminster system of government, which Lesotho follows, is the principle that the Prime Minister must maintain the confidence of th...
Wed 22 Mar 2017, 15:05 pm
Mmegi’s editorial of March 16, 2017 under the headline, “Clarity needed on Community Development Fund” made some interesting observations, which can be both taken as feed...
Tue 21 Mar 2017, 15:05 pm
Have you ever looked at a beautiful plant in awe and admired how it flourished? Have you ever spotted a plant and wondered how you had never seen it in the past years, or...
Features
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 16:01 pm
Highlights of the Ministry of Defence, Justice and Security budget presentation by the Minister Shaw Kgathi
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 16:00 pm
I somehow find it worth noting by this Honorable House of the changes this ministry has undergone in leadership, especially at executive levels as well as the prolonged a...
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 16:54 pm
Farmers whose cattle were killed by Government to control Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in Zone 6 in 2011 are still angry about the compensation they received. A recent Hi...
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 16:51 pm
In the third of a series of analyses on Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Central Committee aspirants’ suitability or unsuitability to fill party positions at the July elec...
World
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 16:10 pm
Madagascan Ahmad Ahmad was elected president of the Confederation of African Football on Thursday, ousting veteran leader Issa Hayatou after 29 years in office to usher i...
Thu 16 Mar 2017, 15:01 pm
A Christian pastor has discovered one of the world's largest uncut diamonds in Sierra Leone's Kono district.
Wed 15 Mar 2017, 14:52 pm
Tanzanian public broadcaster TBC has suspended nine staff after it aired a hoax story saying that US President Donald Trump had praised President John Magufuli's performa...
Mon 06 Mar 2017, 06:56 am
FBI director James Comey has rejected President Donald Trump's claim on Saturday that his predecessor, Barack Obama, tapped his phone, US media say.
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Wed 22 Mar 2017, 15:53 pm
Go utlwala fa bontsi jwa Batswana bo le maikutlo a farologanyeng ka go dirisiwa ga mochine o o tlhophisang wa EVM. Se, se tla morago ga gore puso e bolele fa machine o, o...
Wed 22 Mar 2017, 15:53 pm
HUKUNTSI: Lefatshe la Botswana le humile ditso tsa ka fa Batswana ba neng ba tshela ka teng bogologolo. Le fa gone merafe ya mono e farologana, dingwe ditso tsa yone di a...
Wed 22 Mar 2017, 15:50 pm
Kgang e, ga e ntsha mo ditsebeng tsa Batswana, ka le ngogola e kile ya runya gape. Kgangkgolo ke seemo sa boleng jwa thuto mo lefatsheng leno, fa go lebilwe karolo ya go ...
Wed 22 Mar 2017, 15:49 pm
Go bolelwa fa ntwa ya go thusa ba ka tsela nngwe ba itlhaelang, e ntse e tsweletse. Re setse re itse fa batho bangwe ba thusiwa ke puso ka mananeo a a farologanyenng.
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