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Monday 24 April 2017, 03:05 am.
Mon 24 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
In a rare case likely to question the integrity of those trusted to deliver justice, a prosecutor (names withheld) with the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) has be...
Mon 24 Apr 2017, 15:39 pm
The Botswana Federation of Public Private Parastatals Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU) says Government is refusing to return to the negotiation table after turning down a proposa...
Mon 24 Apr 2017, 15:36 pm
FRANCISTOWN: A teenage boy charged with indecently assaulting his teen neighbour on March 1, 2013 at Block 4 has vehemently denied the charges when he recently appeared b...
Mon 24 Apr 2017, 15:28 pm
It became very apparent on Friday that all is not well with the Gaborone City Council (GCC) Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) councillors as one councillor showed that...
Mon 24 Apr 2017, 15:25 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Two brothers and their younger sister, who is a special constable, allegedly ganged up and killed their father appeared in Court on Friday in connection with...
Mon 24 Apr 2017, 15:18 pm
The Ministry of Health and Wellness has warned members of the public to be aware of the product called Xango (Mangosteen) juice sold under the claim that it is a medicine...
Mon 24 Apr 2017, 15:16 pm
Shirley Segokgo candidacy for Tlokweng by election has shocked many people including those in her party, Botswana Democratic Party (BDP). Shirley was the former specially...
Mon 24 Apr 2017, 15:14 pm
The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) Day continued to mesmerise the nation, especially school-going children, as multitudes filled the National Stadium to the rafters on Satu...
Mon 24 Apr 2017, 15:10 pm
KUALA LUMPUR: Limkokwing University of Creative Technology scooped the Readers Digest Trusted Brand Gold Award for the best private University in country beating over 20 ...
Mon 10 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) officials here are squirming with embarrassment at an “eyesore” of a building at the industrial site, west of the CBD.
Mon 10 Apr 2017, 14:08 pm
He made headlines, a few years back when he was emblazoned in the front pages of newspapers with bandaged stumps where there were hands.
Mon 10 Apr 2017, 14:07 pm
The Department of National Museum and Monuments (DNMM) in collaboration with the Diamond Trust, a De Beers/Debswana Corporate Social Investment project funding entity, wi...
Mon 10 Apr 2017, 14:06 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Barely a few weeks after the heavy rains that ravaged Gweta and surrounding areas more evidence is surfacing that things are not getting any better.
Mon 10 Apr 2017, 14:03 pm
The Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) is today engaged in two legal wrestling with the rival Botswana Federation of Public Private Parastatals Sector Unions (BOFEPU...
Mon 10 Apr 2017, 14:01 pm
MAUN: Councillors here have engaged in a tit-for-tat with Minister of Environment, Natural Resources, Conservation and Tourism, Tshekedi Khama’ who had earlier vowed to s...
Mon 10 Apr 2017, 14:00 pm
SOWA TOWN: The school head of Nxakato Junior Secondary School (JSS), Ruth Higgins said that their school faces a lot of challenges such as shortage of classroom, staff ac...
Mon 10 Apr 2017, 14:00 pm
A string of recent reported rape cases amongst villages surrounding Gaborone clearly demonstrate the vulnerability of women to rape especially when walking alone at night...
Mon 10 Apr 2017, 13:57 pm
The passing of the Presidents (Pension and Retirement Benefits Amendment Bill No 22 of 2016) on Thursday night has caused controversy, with opposition MPs questioning th...
Mon 10 Apr 2017, 13:54 pm
The Botswana Police Service has once again issued a call for road safety over the Easter holidays. The traffic officer of No 13 district, superintendent Boiki Mojalemotho...
Mon 10 Apr 2017, 13:53 pm
The Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) has failed in a bid to have South African-based entrepreneur, Simbi Phiri who is also born of a Botswana mother, f...
Mon 10 Apr 2017, 13:53 pm
Contesting parties in the Tlokweng by-election have suspended their Saturday rallies to focus more on house-to-house campaigns.
Mon 10 Apr 2017, 13:47 pm
It is Friday lunchtime, and I got a phone call from Botlhale Makgekgenene, the deputy director general of the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) inviting...
Mon 10 Apr 2017, 13:44 pm
Some members of the public are calling on President Ian Khama to increase MPs salaries and constituency allowances.
Mon 03 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
Police are not ruling out the possibility that four men suspected of assaulting a Mochudi pastor could be behind the murder of his wife.
Mon 03 Apr 2017, 15:46 pm
Farmers around Maitengwe and its surroundings had their hopes of a bumper harvest dashed following the invasion of hungry elephants on their fields.
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