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Sat 25 May 2019, 16:03 pm
SEROWE: Former president Ian Khama this morning finally announced his eminent exit from the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP).
Fri 24 May 2019, 14:38 pm
PALAPYE: Against the backdrop of veiled threats issued by former President, Ian Khama to de-campaign Vice President (VP) Slumber Tsogwane, his successor President Mokgwee...
Fri 24 May 2019, 14:25 pm
A contingent of security officers led by detective superintendent Maikaelelo Chepete raided former spy chief Isaac Kgosi’s mansion on Tuesday morning demanding his cell...
Fri 24 May 2019, 13:14 pm
This is no Game of Thrones but winter is here! Looking good when it’s freezing is a niche wardrobe art.
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PALAPYE: Against the backdrop of veiled threats issued by fo...
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PALAPYE: As a way to help promote culture, the government th...
24 May 2019
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24 May 2019
Yangu Masalile who scooped the Miss Junior Botswana title in...
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Sat 25 May 2019, 16:03 pm
SEROWE: Former president Ian Khama this morning finally announced his eminent exit from the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP).
Fri 24 May 2019, 14:38 pm
PALAPYE: Against the backdrop of veiled threats issued by former President, Ian Khama to de-campaign Vice President (VP) Slumber Tsogwane, his successor President Mokgwee...
Fri 24 May 2019, 14:25 pm
A contingent of security officers led by detective superintendent Maikaelelo Chepete raided former spy chief Isaac Kgosi’s mansion on Tuesday morning demanding his cell...
Thu 23 May 2019, 16:27 pm
Police yesterday arrested two men in possession of suspected stolen copper cables following concerns of such items in Gaborone and surrounding villages.
Business
Thu 23 May 2019, 16:14 pm
Enraged legislators in the Committee on Statutory Bodies and State Enterprise this morning dismissed the appearance of Botswana Railways after the rail utility failed to ...
Wed 22 May 2019, 16:06 pm
Government will return to the capital market on May 31, seeking to borrow P1.15 billion, by way of floating a six-month treasury bill and three bonds.
Tue 21 May 2019, 17:01 pm
Suspended Choppies CEO, Ramachandran Ottapathu says he has already engaged his lawyers to contest his suspension from the regional grocer.
Fri 17 May 2019, 13:08 pm
The eagerly-awaited sale of the country’s pioneering steel plant, Pula Steel, has ground to a halt in a cloud of uncertainty, with the winner of the recent auction unab...
Sport
Fri 24 May 2019, 12:34 pm
The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) has slapped the Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) with a $9,000 (nearly P100,000) fine for failure to take...
Fri 24 May 2019, 12:31 pm
The postponement of the Orange FA Cup final between Township Rollers and Orapa United has presented a dilemma to the teams, as some of the players will be out of contract...
Fri 24 May 2019, 12:24 pm
This weekend's round of league games will draw the BTC Premiership season’s curtain to a close, with most eyes at the bottom of the standings.
Fri 24 May 2019, 12:24 pm
World soccer governing body, FIFA, has chosen Botswana as one of 11 countries globally, for a pilot school football project.
Lifestyle
Fri 24 May 2019, 13:14 pm
This is no Game of Thrones but winter is here! Looking good when it’s freezing is a niche wardrobe art.
Fri 24 May 2019, 13:04 pm
PALAPYE: As a way to help promote culture, the government through Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development (MYSC) is considering the inclusion of ulul...
Fri 24 May 2019, 13:03 pm
Yangu Masalile who scooped the Miss Junior Botswana title in 2015 will represent Botswana at the Miss Princess International pageant that will be held at Myanmar, Mandala...
Fri 24 May 2019, 12:56 pm
UK Curator Melissa Hinkin recently addressed local visual artists during an Art Talk arranged by Thapong Visual Arts Centre in partnership with the British Council.
Blogs
Opinion & Analysis
Fri 24 May 2019, 11:48 am
PRESS STATEMENT: In June 2018, a Presidential Sub-Committee of Cabinet was tasked to initiate a social dialogue aimed at reviewing the ban on hunting. The process entaile...
Fri 17 May 2019, 12:35 pm
This treatise acknowledges that any President should be given enough powers to rule and avoid a state of anarchy but no one including the President should be a law onto h...
Fri 17 May 2019, 12:20 pm
Perhaps the easiest way to increase space for elephants, and to pay for their conservation, is through trophy hunting.
Fri 17 May 2019, 11:08 am
Research over the past few decades has established that law helps structure, shape and influence social conditions that we describe as "social determinants" and acts as a...
Features
Fri 17 May 2019, 12:30 pm
Ranked as one of the most peaceful countries in the world, behind closed doors its people violate each other.
Fri 17 May 2019, 12:29 pm
On a typical slow Monday in May last year, Monkgogi Chepete found himself holding a shiny rock in his hand, the likes of which had never been dug up in Orapa’s 48-year ...
Fri 17 May 2019, 12:26 pm
Recently, we were making plans to visit parts of Mozambique for counsel with our church leaders following the devastating impact of Tropical Cyclone Idai in the area.
Fri 10 May 2019, 18:00 pm
A 520,000-square kilometre paradise straddling five countries, including Botswana, has turned into a Sphere of Fear for residents besieged by ever-increasing numbers of e...
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Fri 17 Aug 2018, 13:12 pm
The High Court heard yesterday that Andrew Motsamai authorised a P2 million liability contract that bound Babereki Investments, the Botswana Public Employees’ Union (BO...
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 13:10 pm
Botswana Public Employees’ Union (BOPEU) was successful on Tuesday before Justice Abednico Tafa in Lobatse in their bid to recover some P381, 144.11 with interest from ...
Mon 06 Aug 2018, 13:40 pm
The urgent Court case involving BOPEU’s two warring parties which was scheduled for the High Court in Lobatse on Friday last week has been moved to August 9, after ...
Mon 06 Aug 2018, 13:40 pm
A court application by renegade BOPEU NEC members seeking a Court order to confirm the toppling of president Masego Mogwera and her National Office Bearers is in shaky gr...
World
Thu 16 May 2019, 14:56 pm
Saray Khumalo, a Zambia-born Johannesburg resident, on Thursday morning became the first black African woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest, 8,848m.
Thu 16 May 2019, 11:33 am
President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to protect US computer networks from "foreign adversaries".
Thu 25 Apr 2019, 15:24 pm
A leader of the Chinese community in northern Nigeria has been crowned, or "turbaned", as a chief by the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.
Thu 25 Apr 2019, 14:16 pm
Former US Vice-President Joe Biden has declared a presidential bid, putting an end to months of speculation.
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Kgosi arrested
Former director general of Directorate of Intelligence Service (DIS) Issac Kgosi was on Tuesday night arrested at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport by DIS agents.
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Kgosi arrested, vows to topple govt
Former director general of Directorate of Intelligence Services (DIS) Issac Kgosi was on Tuesday night arrested at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport by DIS agents that included the new spy chief Peter Magosi.
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