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Wed 28 Jan 2015, 15:00 pm
A defining moment in the life of Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, the World Health Organization’s new regional director for Africa, came when she was 9 and her father realized that ...
Tue 27 Jan 2015, 17:51 pm
Gaborone law firm, Ngakaagae and Mbikiwa Legal Practice became the latest victim of the wave of hacking attacks in Botswana, after cyber-thugs wiped out its online archiv...
Tue 27 Jan 2015, 17:51 pm
A Botswana National Front (BNF) central committee meeting held over the weekend in Gaborone resolved that Sefhare should host this year’s two-day leadership forum.
Tue 27 Jan 2015, 17:51 pm
The thorny issue of opposition cooperation is likely to resurface when the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) executive committee meets on Thursday this week.
Business
Tue 27 Jan 2015, 17:51 pm
Botswana exports to the United States under the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) increased by over 50 percent between January and November 2014.
Tue 27 Jan 2015, 14:40 pm
BotswanaPost will pilot home delivery of mail- in the areas of Block 7 and 8 in Gaborone beginning April this year.
Tue 27 Jan 2015, 14:40 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Association of Local Authorities (BALA) has declared its plans to buy shares on the domestic bourse in a bid to widen its investment portfolio.
Fri 23 Jan 2015, 20:49 pm
Botswana has been ranked among the least open and transparent countries in a global index of government data released this week, with the absence of a right to informatio...
Sport
Tue 27 Jan 2015, 13:05 pm
Township Rollers have said their preliminary round CAF Champions League game against South African giants, Kaizer Chiefs will cost them P2 million.
Tue 27 Jan 2015, 13:01 pm
Botswana Premier League (BPL) chief executive officer, Bennett Mamelodi has said they will investigate why Township Rollers coach, Madinda Ndlovu, failed to grant intervi...
Tue 27 Jan 2015, 12:43 pm
Bobonong athletes dominated the junior events in the 2015 National Cross Country finals in Gaborone over the weekend. The athletes made a clean sweep of the top three pos...
Tue 27 Jan 2015, 12:43 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Nico United’s slide towards relegation continued on Saturday when they lost 1-0 to visiting Orapa United at the Selebi-Phikwe Stadium.
Lifestyle
Tue 27 Jan 2015, 14:33 pm
When local music stars, rapper Game ‘Zeus’ Bantsi and jazz sensation Kearoma Rantao, participated in last year’s All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMAs), little did they know t...
Tue 27 Jan 2015, 13:43 pm
Botswana’s prominent twerker, Maureen Maila, popularly known as Bouncy, will have to wait a little longer before her first international performance of the year, followin...
Fri 23 Jan 2015, 20:29 pm
Thabiso Tsholofelo seems to have a knack for trying out a new art form and excel in it. What started off as moulding cows with mud, evolved into making wire cars, then sk...
Fri 23 Jan 2015, 17:48 pm
There is a change of mindset and appreciation of art in the country. The coordinator of Thapong Visual Arts Centre, Reginald Bakwena, makes this observation.
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Opinion & Analysis
Tue 27 Jan 2015, 15:23 pm
The BNF, which was founded in 1965 ,immediately after the country’s self governing elections and just before independence in 1966 will be celebrating its 50th anniversary...
Thu 22 Jan 2015, 14:44 pm
The popular image of a parliament is of a uniquely respected, honourable house, whose democratic legitimacy rests on some constitutional order.
Wed 21 Jan 2015, 11:00 am
I have always waited with baited breath on when BOFEPUSO will eventually announce what I had always thought was coming.
Fri 16 Jan 2015, 12:38 pm
As an African American historical sociologist of knowledge and sociologist of futures, I began researching African affairs in my doctoral dissertation days at Northwester...
Features
Fri 23 Jan 2015, 20:59 pm
The Department of Meteorological Services (DMS) recently warned the rains would be scarce this season. Very little is expected during the months of January to March.
Fri 23 Jan 2015, 18:45 pm
Everyday millions of litres of wastewater flow past the villages of Oodi, Matebele, Mochudi and others along the Notwane River. The perennial current weaves its way past...
Fri 23 Jan 2015, 18:37 pm
Windhoek, Namibia has been doing it for 47 years, but the idea of reclaiming wastewater for potable use such as drinking and cooking, still sends shivers down the spine o...
Fri 23 Jan 2015, 18:33 pm
Climate change continues to exert pressure on water resources and related sectors, especially crop production, which is mostly rain-fed in Botswana. The recent advice fr...
World
Wed 28 Jan 2015, 10:00 am
Suspected hackers briefly hijacked a popular Christian radio station in Kenya, and played Islamic verses before it went off air.
Mon 19 Jan 2015, 11:35 am
Suspected militants from Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram have kidnapped dozens of people in raids in neighbouring Cameroon, officials say.
Wed 14 Jan 2015, 17:51 pm
A whistle-blowing website which aims to expose politicians and businessmen who abuse power in Africa has been launched by media and campaign groups.
Sat 10 Jan 2015, 16:12 pm
Amnesty International calls the killings ‘a disturbing and bloody escalation’ and a local defence group says its fighters have given up trying to count the bodies
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