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SELEBI-PHIKWE: The Selebi-Phikwe Economic Diversification Unit (SPEDU) acting Chief Executive Officer Pako Kedisitse has cautioned the local community to exercise dilige...
Wed 20 Aug 2014, 10:04 am
FRANCISTOWN: Vice President Ponatshego Kedikilwe advised that the long-awaited Francistown Investment Forum should be inclusive of all economic sectors.
Wed 20 Aug 2014, 10:09 am
The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has launched a news service (X-News) which is aimed at improving market efficiency through prompt and equal dissemination of listed comp...
Wed 20 Aug 2014, 10:10 am
Traditional dance trio Tselakgopo promised sparks when they broke into the scene in 2006. The youngsters, Rose Ramogotsi, Kenalemodisa Mmolawa and Poifo Motladiile were f...
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20 August 2014
BUTALE: While some youth are hopeless about life and spend m...
20 August 2014
The Village Magistrate Court has postponed the case in which...
20 August 2014
TSABONG: Five men from Khawa recently appeared before the Ts...
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Thu 21 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
SEROWE: Tribal leaders who attended a Ngwato Land Board meeting to introduce new members have called for the establishment of a task force to collect lease rental arrears...
Thu 21 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
BUTALE: While some youth are hopeless about life and spend most of their time relying on government handouts, North East District (NED) youth who have grouped themselves ...
Thu 21 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
The Village Magistrate Court has postponed the case in which five men are accused of murdering a night watchman at a farm in Gaborone North last year.
Thu 21 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
TSABONG: Five men from Khawa recently appeared before the Tsabong Magistrate Court to answer charges of illegal hunting of a lion and unlawful possession of arms.
Business
Thu 21 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
FRANCISTOWN: Vice President Ponatshego Kedikilwe advised that the long-awaited Francistown Investment Forum should be inclusive of all economic sectors.
Thu 21 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
SELEBI-PHIKWE: The Selebi-Phikwe Economic Diversification Unit (SPEDU) acting Chief Executive Officer Pako Kedisitse has cautioned the local community to exercise dilige...
Thu 21 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has launched a news service (X-News) which is aimed at improving market efficiency through prompt and equal dissemination of listed comp...
Wed 20 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
The Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC) ‘Sitting Tenants Campaign’, which was launched in March this year, is said to have received considerable interest from Batswana.
Sport
Thu 21 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
The Botswana Boxing Association (BoBA) will hold some of its tournaments in the regions to help clubs to save costs.
Thu 21 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
The first part of the Hurricanes badminton tournament started on a positive note over the weekend in Jwaneng.
Thu 21 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
Powerhouse, Ditlhasa, beat rookies, Shining Stars by 25 runs in a one-day match at Botswana Cricket Association (BCA) Oval on Sunday.
Thu 21 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
There was jubilation in Maun on Saturday evening as the newly promoted, Sankoyo Bush Bucks continued their impressive debut in the Premier League.
Lifestyle
Thu 21 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
Singer and photographer Tafnaz is on a mission to take his music and photography to greater heights by creating a masterpiece art collection that will blend music with ph...
Thu 21 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
Bots Race, a Golden Horses Riding Club initiative now in its third year running, offers Batswana a combination of horse racing and fashion and lifestyle.
Thu 21 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
House-kwasa sensation (Odirile Sento) Vee’s former dancers Kagiso ‘Mshinto’ Segokgo and Thabo ‘Majaivana’ Matlhaku have released their maiden single titled Lalela Le Ngom...
Thu 21 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
With the release of his debut single, Most Wanted, James ‘Double Jay’ Ratshosa has said that he is set to claim his spot in the country’s hip hop scene.
Opinion & Analysis
Mon 18 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
The final forensic and pathological reports on Motswaledi’s death are still eagerly awaited by the nation. And from my instalment in last week’s paper, I had made some in...
Mon 18 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
The advancement of technology is often viewed as a positive development but it is proving a huge nightmare for local musicians. With technology came piracy. Musicians no...
Mon 18 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
With effect from May 3, 2011, payers of rent for the use of land and or buildings (tenants) are required to deduct a five percent withholding tax from rental payments (th...
Thu 14 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a mental disorder classified under Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders IV (DSM IV). A person with this mental ...
Features
Thu 21 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
Diamond rich Botswana and Cecil Rhodes (1)
Thu 21 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
You might wonder what is going on in society that has increased the incidence of out of control behavior in our youth. Almost every week, there is a newspaper story about...
Mon 18 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
The Botswana Stock Exchange’s first listing, Sefalana Holdings, turns 40 this year and being a majority citizen owned, top bourse performer, many glasses will clink and b...
Mon 18 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
Australian mineral explorer, Mount Burgess, which is currently involved in a 14-month acrimonious battle with government over zinc and silver licences in Ngamiland, could...
World
Wed 20 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
The Islamic State militant group has released a video online purporting to show the beheading of US journalist James Foley, missing since 2012.
Wed 13 Aug 2014, 12:00 pm
The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified Kenya as a "high-risk" country for the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
Wed 30 Jul 2014, 00:16 am
More than 100 Palestinians are said to have been killed as Israel intensified its bombardment of Gaza and a ceasefire proposal was rebuffed by Hamas.
Fri 18 Jul 2014, 14:41 pm
Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine are to give international investigators access to the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines jet.
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