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Friday 27 May 2016, 11:15 am.
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Fri 27 May 2016, 11:15 am
Barack Obama has arrived in Hiroshima to become the first serving US president to visit the Japanese city since the 1945 nuclear bombing.
Fri 27 May 2016, 10:57 am
Jose Mourinho has been officially confirmed as Manchester United manager and has signed a three-year contract.
Fri 27 May 2016, 09:51 am
The Botswana National Sport Commission’s (BNSC) intervention saw Zebras players return to training yesterday after the recent boycotts over unpaid allowances. The players...
Fri 27 May 2016, 09:49 am
Zebras’ preparations for their crucial encounter against Uganda suffered a further blow yesterday when a scheduled friendly match with Malawi on Sunday was scrapped.
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Jose Mourinho has been officially confirmed as Manchester Un...
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On the surface, it would seem that Saudi Arabia and Israel w...
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“Moneys shall be drawn from the treasury as a consequence of...
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Thu 26 May 2016, 18:00 pm
Parliamentarians are unable to attend official events outside the country because there are no funds to pay for their travel and living expenses. This was revealed at the...
Thu 26 May 2016, 16:11 pm
President Ian Khama has issued a stern warning against retail stores that price their goods alongside or using the South African Rand. Addressing the High Level Consultat...
Thu 26 May 2016, 14:42 pm
The Botswana Federation of Public Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU) will embark on a nationwide tour to address workers rallies on whether they should accept the three percent sal...
Thu 26 May 2016, 14:42 pm
The Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) seems to be warming up to cooperate with the Botswana Federation of Public Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU). Yesterday, BOPEU preside...
Business
Thu 26 May 2016, 18:00 pm
Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the European Union (EU) have wrapped up negotiations for the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), and are expected to s...
Thu 26 May 2016, 14:13 pm
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Tuesday demanded answers on what transpired when the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry (MITI) leased a building without fo...
Thu 26 May 2016, 14:12 pm
PayPal and First National Bank (FNB) have announced they will be extending the partnership between the companies to offer PayPal Withdraw Service, previously available o...
Wed 25 May 2016, 18:00 pm
De Beers’ fourth sale of the year that ended in Gaborone last Friday saw diamond sales falling for the first time in 2016. A statement released by the company yesterday s...
Sport
Fri 27 May 2016, 10:57 am
Jose Mourinho has been officially confirmed as Manchester United manager and has signed a three-year contract.
Fri 27 May 2016, 09:51 am
The Botswana National Sport Commission’s (BNSC) intervention saw Zebras players return to training yesterday after the recent boycotts over unpaid allowances. The players...
Fri 27 May 2016, 09:49 am
Zebras’ preparations for their crucial encounter against Uganda suffered a further blow yesterday when a scheduled friendly match with Malawi on Sunday was scrapped.
Fri 27 May 2016, 09:47 am
FRANCISTOWN: Orapa United marksman, Thabang Sesinyi’s career was headed for the dustbin before the Ostriches threw the ‘golden boy’ a lifeline and he led the team to its ...
Lifestyle
Thu 26 May 2016, 18:00 pm
BOT50 has dismissed allegations claiming that they would bring American Pop sensation, Usher to Botswana as part of the 50 years anniversary celebrations in September.
Thu 26 May 2016, 14:09 pm
The annual meat festival dubbed Lobatse International Meat Festival (LIBF) may have suffered a major setback. One of its major partners Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) con...
Thu 26 May 2016, 14:08 pm
Theatre lovers would be treated to two engaging stage plays, Baratani: The Hill of Lover, and Born Around, on May 27 and 28, 2016. Both theatrical works featured prominen...
Thu 26 May 2016, 14:07 pm
PALAPYE: Newcomer in the music industry, Nicholas Ramogapi, 21, has released a new Motswako single dubbed, Baby Mama Drama. The track, which is Ramogapi’s first ever sing...
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Tue 24 May 2016, 10:55 am
President Ian Khama will undertake a three-day State Visit to the Republic of Mozambique from May 23-25, 2015, at the invitation of his counterpart the President of the R...
Wed 18 May 2016, 15:49 pm
Botswana Land Boards, Local Authorities and Health Workers Union (BLLAWHWU) when it was called Botswana Unified Local Government Service Association (BULGSA) used to stan...
Tue 17 May 2016, 15:18 pm
The #Ishallnotforget movement was formed last week in response to the revelations of allegations of sexual abuse leading to pregnancy of a 16-year-old schoolgirl in Sebin...
Tue 17 May 2016, 15:06 pm
The Law Society of Botswana (LSB) recently learnt with shock and horror of the alleged sexual abuse of a 16-year-old schoolgirl. The allegations and the manner in which t...
Features
Fri 20 May 2016, 15:10 pm
Assessment teams in the 12 SADC countries pushed to hunger by the El Nino climate phenomenon are expected to announce that the region is facing its worst food situation e...
Fri 20 May 2016, 15:08 pm
Would you eat cassava? Do you even know what it is and what it tastes like? When was the last time you ate something that was not pap, sorghum or rice? Well, should food ...
Fri 20 May 2016, 15:07 pm
Mmegi Correspondent, LEBOGANG BAINGAPI, spent a day in Kanaku, witnessing the settlement’s relief at meeting with Local Government and Rural Development assistant ministe...
Fri 20 May 2016, 12:34 pm
Swimming against the tide, the country’s first black-owned adult day care centre says it is recording growing interest from Batswana, who have traditionally balked at the...
World
Fri 27 May 2016, 11:15 am
Barack Obama has arrived in Hiroshima to become the first serving US president to visit the Japanese city since the 1945 nuclear bombing.
Fri 20 May 2016, 14:37 pm
A city in India's Rajasthan state has broken the country's temperature records after registering 51C, the highest since records began, the weather office says.
Thu 19 May 2016, 14:38 pm
An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo made two sharp turns before plunging into the Mediterranean Sea, Greece's defence minister says.
Wed 18 May 2016, 15:07 pm
One of the missing Chibok girls has been found in Nigeria, activists say, the first to be rescued since their capture two years ago.
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Wed 25 May 2016, 17:39 pm
Baithuti ba basetsana ba lefatshe la Botswana ba tshwana fela le mamphorwana maatlhamela babolai. Ga ba a sireletsega gotlhelele ka e a re fela ba bona banna, bogolo jang...
Wed 25 May 2016, 17:37 pm
Banna bangwe ba ba rweleng maemo le maikarabelo mo setshabeng ba itirile dilalome ka ba tsweletse ka go sotlaka bana ba basetsana le go ba dirisa botlhaswa mo thobalanong...
Wed 25 May 2016, 17:37 pm
Mopalamente wa Francistown Bophirima, Ignatius Moswaane, o ne a botsa dipotso tse di kanang ka thapo tsa leselo mabapi le dithata tsa ofisi ya ga mosireletsi. Moswaane o ...
Wed 25 May 2016, 17:35 pm
Mopalamente wa Tati Botlhaba, Samson Guma Moyo, o tlhaloseditse bakwaledi le baokamedi ba maphata gore ba tshwanetse ba bo ba le mo seemong sa go tlhalosa le go buisa dip...
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We March On #WeShallNotForget
#IShallNotForget activists in a celebratory mood after the High Court ruling in their favour. The activists were denied a protest march against child and women abuse.
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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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