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Friday 23 February 2018, 16:00 pm.
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Fri 23 Feb 2018, 16:00 pm
As Umbrella for Democracy to Change (UDC) congress nears, disagreements are gettiing more audible. After the acrimonious split of the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD...
Thu 22 Feb 2018, 18:45 pm
Metro FM Award winning artist Vee Mampeezy has put up a P 10 000 reward to whoever finds or has information to a CD of his demo track which he lost this past weekend in L...
Thu 22 Feb 2018, 17:30 pm
The Botswana Federation of Public Private Parastatals Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU) yet again intends to report the Government to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) f...
Thu 22 Feb 2018, 17:19 pm
Basic Education Minster Unity Dow is a bygone now, no improvements in the mainstream pubic education of the country during her epoch, I mean none at all, in fact there ha...
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23 February 2018
As Umbrella for Democracy to Change (UDC) congress nears, di...
22 February 2018
A man alleged to have hired hit men to kill his then wife ba...
22 February 2018
The leader of one of South Africa's opposition parties, Demo...
22 February 2018
Basic Education Minster Unity Dow is a bygone now, no improv...
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16 February 2018
When President Ian Khama took over the Republic 10 years ago...

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Fri 23 Feb 2018, 16:00 pm
As Umbrella for Democracy to Change (UDC) congress nears, disagreements are gettiing more audible. After the acrimonious split of the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD...
Thu 22 Feb 2018, 17:30 pm
The Botswana Federation of Public Private Parastatals Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU) yet again intends to report the Government to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) f...
Thu 22 Feb 2018, 15:42 pm
Attorney Thurai-Yaa Mooketsi has lost a case in which she had instituted suit against her former client Mosetsanagape Mosienyane claiming over P37 000.00 unpaid legal fee...
Thu 22 Feb 2018, 15:30 pm
A man alleged to have hired hit men to kill his then wife back in 2015 was today detained for the murder of his ex-wife’s sister that occurred two years ago.
Business
Thu 22 Feb 2018, 17:00 pm
Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) has 15 pending cases relating to fraudulent submission of documents as well as violation of various provisions of the ...
Tue 20 Feb 2018, 16:32 pm
International and domestic tourists spent a total of P14.5 billion in the country in 2016, or one and half times more than the amount in 2009, which was the last time a c...
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 15:11 pm
Parastatals are amongst the big winners of the 2018-2019 budget, with many receiving double figure increases in subventions, after years of belt-tightening by government,...
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 15:08 pm
The Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) says the failure by some government entities to submit end of activity reports is hampering efforts to monitor per...
Sport
Wed 21 Feb 2018, 13:21 pm
After a fairly warm reception in Sudan, where Township Rollers were booked into a four-star hotel, the gloves slipped slightly off yesterday when the team bus was pelted ...
Tue 20 Feb 2018, 13:04 pm
Gaborone United (GU) players failed to train for the umpteenth time this morning as the cash crisis at the club refuses to abate.
Tue 20 Feb 2018, 12:20 pm
Contrary to expectations - and reports - Township Rollers have been well received in Sudan ahead of tomorrow night's make-or-break CAF Champions League encounter against ...
Tue 20 Feb 2018, 12:10 pm
Judges, Sensei Union Kgafela and Sensei Tikologo Rakgampu, have failed the World Karate Federation (WKF) examinations after tests at the Open Karate Premier League in Dub...
Lifestyle
Thu 22 Feb 2018, 18:45 pm
Metro FM Award winning artist Vee Mampeezy has put up a P 10 000 reward to whoever finds or has information to a CD of his demo track which he lost this past weekend in L...
Thu 22 Feb 2018, 14:11 pm
Botswana choral music ensemble KTM will be headlining the BOPEU Choral Festival at the Limkokwing University hall on February 24, 2018.
Wed 21 Feb 2018, 16:58 pm
The promoters of the much-anticipated Hamptons Jazz Festival are adamant that the show will proceed as planned on March 23 at Duma FM grounds despite the revocation of th...
Wed 21 Feb 2018, 14:28 pm
Petlo Literacy Artists in collaboration with Cherryapple will be hosting the first-ever creative forum dubbed Creatives’ Forum slated for March 3, 2018 at the National Mu...
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Thu 22 Feb 2018, 17:19 pm
Basic Education Minster Unity Dow is a bygone now, no improvements in the mainstream pubic education of the country during her epoch, I mean none at all, in fact there ha...
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 18:00 pm
The European Union Delegation issues the following statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission in Botswana
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 15:46 pm
On Feb 5, the Minister of Finance rose from his bench to perform, in accordance to the mandate assigned to him by our constitution, the tabling of our national cake from ...
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 14:57 pm
Under the land that belongs to the Bakgatla Ba Kgafela lie the richest platinum deposits on Earth. But a toxic alliance between government, traditional chieftaincy and ma...
Features
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 15:22 pm
Known to contain millions of tonnes of copper and silver resources, the 1,000-kilometre belt running south west to north east, thus far remains an untapped treasure, seal...
Fri 09 Feb 2018, 16:38 pm
Subsistence crop farmers countrywide will spend the month looking at the skies, as February represents the last reasonable hope for any type of yield from the fields. Mea...
Fri 09 Feb 2018, 12:15 pm
The Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) was forced to intervene recently after the contractors of the P1.7 billion Boatle-Gaborone dual carriageway project dammed off a key...
Fri 09 Feb 2018, 12:04 pm
The outgoing Chief Justice, Maruping Dibotelo*, this week aired his thoughts on the touchy topic of the granting of bail. Mmegi here reproduces his remarks as part of our...
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Wed 14 Feb 2018, 17:58 pm
GetBucks Botswana refer to its announcement, dated 29 December 2017, which announcement included its unaudited results and referred to the release of audited results by 3...
Mon 18 Dec 2017, 22:41 pm
Ambitious Pan African construction and engineering juggernauts, Khato Civils and South Zambezi put on an expo of their own to selected stakeholders and potential clients...
Fri 15 Dec 2017, 15:53 pm
It has not always been rosy for multi billion construction and engineering trailblazers, Khato Civils and South Zambezi.
Fri 01 Dec 2017, 16:07 pm
Seven thousand fresh oysters from Eastern Cape, South Africa and more than 10 wine estates will be the toast of this weekend’s two days of oysters and wine pairing and fo...
World
Wed 21 Feb 2018, 17:14 pm
Five police officers and a soldier have been shot dead during a raid on their station in South Africa's Eastern Cape province.
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 12:00 pm
Chinese authorities have demanded "severe punishment" for a man who allegedly stole the thumb of a terracotta warrior statue on display in the US, Chinese state media rep...
Fri 16 Feb 2018, 09:34 am
Worried about your bags being stolen at security? One Chinese woman joined her handbag through an X-ray machine to prevent just that.
Wed 14 Feb 2018, 23:25 pm
South Africa's embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned his office with immediate effect.
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Wed 13 Dec 2017, 17:27 pm
Mothusa mookamela Sepodise sa Botswana, e bile ele mookamela lephata la kanamiso mafoko la Sepodisi sa Botswana, Dipheko Motube a re fela jaaka setshidi se gotweng Selant...
Wed 13 Dec 2017, 17:12 pm
Re ikgata motlhala re re, maloba re ne ra bua ka lefoko ‘metlhale.’
Wed 13 Dec 2017, 16:10 pm
Re dumalana le mookamela lekalana la kanamaiso mafoko la sepodisi sa Botswana go re, Batswana ba setse ba anyile thuto e ntsi ka melao le kobamelo ya matshwao a tsela.
Wed 13 Dec 2017, 16:02 pm
Palamente ya lefatshe leno e satswa go bolelelwa gore sengwe sa dikole tsa Regent se ntse se thapile barutabana ba batswakwa bale bararo ba sena diteseletso tsa go bereka...
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