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Fri 23 Sep 2016, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Liquidators of African Copper’s trouble-prone Mowana mine have said they have finally identified a buyer for the operation.
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 18:00 pm
Opposition unity talks that were expected to end in December could be wrapped up next month. Information passed to Mmegi indicated that the committee met last week and ye...
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 17:30 pm
In yet another shocker relating to poor governance, the Parliamentary Committee on Statutory Bodies and Public Enterprises heard that Air Botswana entered a $7 million (P...
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 17:30 pm
A Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) councillor for Thamaga north in the Kweneng District Council could find himself in hot water after allegedly crashing a council vehicle.
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Double gold medallist at the 2004 Special Olympics and 2007 ...
23 September 2016
After an expose by this publication about the infamous ‘Mats...
23 September 2016
In yet another shocker relating to poor governance, the Parl...
23 September 2016
FRANCISTOWN: When President Ian Khama announces his cabinet ...
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23 September 2016
The 10th Parliament has not attracted positive news since it...

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Fri 23 Sep 2016, 18:00 pm
Opposition unity talks that were expected to end in December could be wrapped up next month. Information passed to Mmegi indicated that the committee met last week and ye...
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 17:30 pm
In yet another shocker relating to poor governance, the Parliamentary Committee on Statutory Bodies and Public Enterprises heard that Air Botswana entered a $7 million (P...
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 17:30 pm
A Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) councillor for Thamaga north in the Kweneng District Council could find himself in hot water after allegedly crashing a council vehicle.
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 17:26 pm
The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) has challenged President Ian Khama’s government to respect the independence of the judiciary following the suspension and im...
Business
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Liquidators of African Copper’s trouble-prone Mowana mine have said they have finally identified a buyer for the operation.
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 16:25 pm
Stanbic Bank Botswana has continued to show their commitment towards their high net-worth clientele with the launch of the new card that reflects the bank’s confidence in...
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 16:25 pm
Botswana Life Insurance Limited (BLIL) has embarked on a financial literacy campaign aimed at sensetising locals about making informed financial decisions with their inve...
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 16:18 pm
Botswana could improve incomes per capita, reduce poverty and increase growth through generating jobs for its increasing number of young workers, according to a recently ...
Sport
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 15:55 pm
Paralympics Sports Association of Botswana (PASSOBO) has owned up to failing 400m T12 runner, Keatlaretse ‘Carter’ Mabote during his preparations for the Rio 2016 Paralym...
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 15:53 pm
The national boxing team would square with their Namibian counterparts in the Independence Cup tournament to be held tomorrow at the Botho University hall. The one-day to...
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 15:52 pm
In the last instalment of the preview of the much anticipated 2016-2017 Mmegi Staff Writer, BOITUMELO KHUTSAFALO gives a low down of the remaining six Premier League side...
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 15:24 pm
Sparks are expected to fly at the Botswana Swimming Sport Association (BSSA) annual general meeting (AGM) to be held tomorrow in Gaborone. The executive committee is expe...
Lifestyle
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 17:02 pm
In order to push cultural export and exchange, the Embassy of India to Botswana hosted an exhibition at Thapong Visual Arts Centre under the title, ‘March of millennium y...
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 16:58 pm
Stories From The Sun is a book on works by poetess, Nametso ‘Poetess Phopho’ Phonchi, who is debuting as an author.
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 16:58 pm
It is not every day that a voice from the past is heard singing five previously unreleased songs.
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 16:55 pm
In 1999, when we became adults and could walk freely in bars to put in coins in the jukebox machines and order Hansa and Crowns for the women, the coolest thing after the...
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Thu 22 Sep 2016, 15:51 pm
“From the depths of the greatest financial crisis of our time, we coordinated our response to avoid further catastrophe and return the global economy to growth.
Fri 16 Sep 2016, 14:58 pm
After the bustle and hustle of essays, tests and interviews, ultimately I got my unconditional offer for the prestigious Chevening scholarship. The excitement, the joy of...
Thu 15 Sep 2016, 15:18 pm
Botswana Media and Allied Workers Union (BOMAWU) extends its support to the ongoing campaign dubbed #JournalistsUnderSiege in Kenya.
Wed 14 Sep 2016, 15:53 pm
Recently we formed Botswana Progressive Workers Union (BPWU). We were called derogatory names and unspeakable words were used against us by our nemesis. We were labelled ...
Features
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 16:31 pm
Double gold medallist at the 2004 Special Olympics and 2007 All Africa Games, Tshotlego Morama, who disappeared from the scene in a flurry of accusations about her gender...
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 16:31 pm
Outside of the biological, social and cultural dynamics that produce girls and boys, is a growing intersex and transgender community. Mmegi Staffer BABOKI KAYAWE looks at...
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 16:28 pm
For the national economy, Gaborone is amongst the largest contributors, with recent poverty maps showing it as also one of the least affected countrywide. However as, Mme...
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 16:00 pm
Environmental ruin can destroy Botswana in less than a century from now. But Batswana seem not to care. Many will not agree with me we’re right now preparing for that dea...
World
Wed 21 Sep 2016, 16:15 pm
Zimbabwe's 92-year-old President Robert Mugabe should step aside without delay and allow new leadership of a country whose political and economic implosion since 2000 is ...
Wed 14 Sep 2016, 14:57 pm
A UK parliamentary report has severely criticised the intervention by Britain and France that led to the overthrow of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.
Fri 26 Aug 2016, 15:44 pm
Police in Zimbabwe have fired tear gas and water cannon at opposition supporters who had gathered for a protest march in the capital, Harare.
Fri 26 Aug 2016, 09:33 am
A Nigerian man who named his dog after President Muhammadu Buhari and painted the name on both sides of the dog was arrested for breach of the peace.
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Wed 21 Sep 2016, 17:16 pm
Tautona wa phathi yoora Domkraga (BDP), Lt. General Dr. Seretse Khama Ian Khama a re go nna le tebelopele le go ela tlhoko ditsamaiso tsa merero ya puso ga matlhogotshweu...
Wed 21 Sep 2016, 17:10 pm
Tautona wa lekgotla la babegadikgang (BOMAWU) mono gae, Philemon Mmeso a re ga ba a lebala dikgang tse di amanang le go godisa bobegadikgang jwa Setswana, jo go fitlha ja...
Wed 21 Sep 2016, 17:09 pm
Mo dingwageng di ka nna masome mararo tse di fetileng tiriso ya ditagi jaaka di-madrax, cocaine le motokwane e ne e utlwalelwa mo dirukutlhing di se kae tse di neng di sa...
Wed 21 Sep 2016, 16:14 pm
RADISELE: Kgotlhang ya bogosi le morafe wa Radisele e santse e le kgakala le go robalelwa ke ditlhokwa jaaka e rile bosheng banni ba motse oo ba gana go amogela Shatani M...
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