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Fri 29 Apr 2016, 17:26 pm
The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has lifted the trading halt on BTCL shares following a statement released by the telecommunications company.
Fri 29 Apr 2016, 14:41 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) will press ahead with the appointment of Daniel ‘Chico’ Nare as Peter Butler’s assistant at the national team, Mmegi Sport can rev...
Fri 29 Apr 2016, 14:06 pm
Ofentse Nato’s agent, Paul Mitchell has described the recent ruling over his client’s status as “absolute nonsense” which does not serve football.
Fri 29 Apr 2016, 14:01 pm
The High Court of Gaborone yesterday denied the application by the four suspended judges to have material and documents between President Ian Khama, The Judicial Service ...
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The Ministry of Agriculture says the origins of the buffalo ...
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The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has suspended the trading ...
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FRANCISTOWN: The Central Police station is investigating a f...
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The Court of Appeal has declared as ‘a clash of egos’ the on...
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28 April 2016
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Fri 29 Apr 2016, 14:01 pm
The High Court of Gaborone yesterday denied the application by the four suspended judges to have material and documents between President Ian Khama, The Judicial Service ...
Thu 28 Apr 2016, 18:00 pm
The Court of Appeal has declared as ‘a clash of egos’ the ongoing legal battle between the Botswana Federation of Public Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU) and Botswana Public Empl...
Thu 28 Apr 2016, 11:17 am
A World Health Organisation (WHO) report published this week to mark World Malaria Day, has counted Botswana among the six countries in the continent, which could be mala...
Thu 28 Apr 2016, 11:16 am
The Ministry of Agriculture says the origins of the buffalo that led to a two-week ban on the movement of cloven-hoofed animals and slaughtering in Zone 11 are still unkn...
Business
Fri 29 Apr 2016, 17:26 pm
The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has lifted the trading halt on BTCL shares following a statement released by the telecommunications company.
Fri 29 Apr 2016, 11:30 am
The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has suspended the trading of BTCL shares with immediate effect.
Thu 28 Apr 2016, 10:25 am
The recent sale of Turnstar Holdings’ Fairground Office Park property to Botswana Life Insurance has generated a profit of P7.5 million for the year ended January 31, 201...
Thu 28 Apr 2016, 10:25 am
Emergency Assist 991, a company owned by Tumelo Pabalinga and Simon Modisaeman recently celebrated 13 years of operating in Botswana.
Sport
Fri 29 Apr 2016, 14:41 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) will press ahead with the appointment of Daniel ‘Chico’ Nare as Peter Butler’s assistant at the national team, Mmegi Sport can rev...
Fri 29 Apr 2016, 14:06 pm
Ofentse Nato’s agent, Paul Mitchell has described the recent ruling over his client’s status as “absolute nonsense” which does not serve football.
Fri 29 Apr 2016, 12:15 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) admits it is too broke to effectively prepare the Zebras ahead of a crucial Africa Cup of Nations encounter against Uganda in June...
Fri 29 Apr 2016, 12:14 pm
Despite the off-the-field shenanigans, the Botswana Premier League rumbles on with two laps remaining. Staff Writer, BOITUMELO KHUTSAFALO previews the key battles
Lifestyle
Thu 28 Apr 2016, 10:21 am
Controversial lyricist Shumba Ratshega has released his 10th studio album entitled Tseo Ga Di Nkame and to the surprise of his fans, there is no vulgarity meaning behind ...
Thu 28 Apr 2016, 10:19 am
FRANCISTOWN: A determined songstress from Letlhakane is dreaming to become the inaugural winner of the Just Gospel TV Show competition.
Thu 28 Apr 2016, 10:18 am
After going through auditions and boot camps The Empire BW models will battle for the top spot when they compete on the ramp during a fashion show at Sky Lounge on Saturd...
Wed 27 Apr 2016, 18:00 pm
After anticipation, the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture’s BOT 50 will host their first ever show at the New Lobatse Stadium on Saturday as part of the build-up to Bo...
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Opinion & Analysis
Wed 27 Apr 2016, 11:37 am
On 21 April 2016, the Court of Appeal handed down a judgment relating to issues about the clemency (prerogative of mercy) process in Botswana. This was in the case of Pat...
Tue 26 Apr 2016, 13:09 pm
Botswana government statement on ivory burning
Wed 20 Apr 2016, 14:59 pm
The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) has noted government-owned BCL mine’s decision to retrench workers at the its Selebi-Phikwe and Francistown operations. More work...
Fri 15 Apr 2016, 12:05 pm
The Botswana Defence Force has read with utter dismay and disenchantment, the article on Mmegi, of 8 April 2016, titled, ‘BDF plots against spy’s daughter’, authored by o...
Features
Fri 22 Apr 2016, 10:22 am
If Debswana, the single largest contributor to budget revenues, export revenues and growth, does sneeze, the economy will catch a cold, as seen last in 2009. Staff Writer...
Fri 22 Apr 2016, 10:19 am
Despite the efforts to diversify Selebi-Phikwe away from its dependence on BCL Mine, Staff Writer, ONALENNA MODIKWA KELEBEILE finds that in the current crisis, the town’s...
Fri 22 Apr 2016, 10:16 am
FRANCISTOWN: The recent closure of two mines and a mining company in the periphery of Francistown has left the ‘city that thrives on commerce’ on its knees. African Coppe...
Fri 22 Apr 2016, 10:11 am
DUKWI: In December 2006 government announced that it had issued a mining licence to the African Copper Mine to begin mining the brown mineral in the tiny village of Dukwi...
World
Tue 26 Apr 2016, 14:31 pm
South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar has arrived in the capital, Juba, after a week-long delay that has threatened to scupper a peace deal.
Thu 21 Apr 2016, 10:41 am
More than two billion people live in parts of the world where the Zika virus can spread, detailed maps published in the journal eLife show.
Fri 15 Apr 2016, 11:14 am
At least nine people have died and more than 250 are injured after a powerful earthquake hit southern Japan, toppling buildings and cutting power supplies.
Mon 11 Apr 2016, 11:20 am
US President Barack Obama has said failing to prepare for the aftermath of the overthrow of Libyan leader was the worst mistake of his presidency.
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Wed 27 Apr 2016, 12:19 pm
PALAPYE: Go goga letlhaku ga ga Dr. Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi go ralala kgaolo ya gagwe ya botlhophi ya Serowe Borwa go rerisana le banni ba kgaolo e, ka maikaelelo a gagwe ...
Wed 27 Apr 2016, 12:17 pm
Kwelotlase ya itsholelo e e apereng lefatshe lotlhe e ntse e tsweletse ka go kgoreletsa ditlhabololo dingwe, bogolo jang dikago le ditsela mo dikgaolong tsotlhe tsa lefat...
Wed 27 Apr 2016, 12:16 pm
LETLHAKANE: Mmakaseterata wa Letlhakane, Queen Moanga, o atlholetse Leilamang Letlhoano wa dingwaga tse masome a matlhano le bobedi (52) kgolegelo ya ngwaga ka molato wa...
Wed 27 Apr 2016, 12:15 pm
Sa re go tlogelwa tsatsing, se ikise moriting, mme se ya bo ele seemo sa baboki ba monogae ba Setswana ba bareng ba tswa goo-lowe ba kgethololwa ka ba sa fiwe ditshono ja...
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Vice president Mokgweetsi Masisi dancing with South Africa's music artist Dr Malinga during the BDP launch of Philip Matante East councillor candidate in Francistown.
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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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