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Fri 13 Apr 2018, 14:05 pm
President Mokgweetsi Masisi has inherited a bloated Cabinet, which incessantly gives the Legislature a torrid time in terms of making laws. The Cabinet also leaves the ta...
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 13:39 pm
For many years the village of Rakops has been widely known for the regular occurrence of floods, its cement-like soils which can transform into a dusty wind in the blink ...
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 13:28 pm
Although President Mokgweetsi Masisi recently reshuffled a Cabinet inherited from his predecessor Ian Khama, in firing and hiring it seems he did not pay particular atten...
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 13:28 pm
On Tuesday, Judge Omphemetse Motumise holds the hopes of about 170,000 public servants in his hands when he delivers judgement in a matter revolving around more than P400...
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 13:28 pm
MultiChoice says if the clause requiring regulation of its tariffs remains, it will review whether Botswana should continue receiving its popular DSTv service. The Botswa...
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 13:18 pm
Cunning farmers around Selebi-Phikwe are the biggest winners of the town’s outdated penalties for stray livestock. They are actually making sure their cattle are impoun...
Fri 06 Apr 2018, 15:01 pm
Whilst President Mokgweetsi Masisi was the cynosure of all eyes, it was the heavy downpours that day, which seemingly stole his thunder by dictating terms to the gatherin...
Fri 06 Apr 2018, 15:00 pm
The demeanour, calmness, clear voice and energy that he exuded as he presented his speech last Sunday, spoke volumes about Botswana’s fifth President Mokgweetsi Masisi'...
Fri 06 Apr 2018, 14:59 pm
As young boys playing in the streets of both Gaborone and Moshupa, it never dawned on Judge Mookodi, President Mokgweetsi Masisi's friend of many years that they were rai...
Fri 06 Apr 2018, 14:27 pm
True to his repeated promise during his inaugural speech last Sunday, President Mokgweetsi Masisi has appointed his Cabinet which is purely a product of last year's Botsw...
Fri 06 Apr 2018, 14:25 pm
Slumber Tsogwane's demeanour presents President Mokgweetsi Masisi's vice president, appointed this week, as a quiet politician whose major strength is ensuring that his a...
Fri 06 Apr 2018, 14:18 pm
A P202 million drop in cash reserves at the country’s sole listed oil company, Engen Botswana, has provided the first official glimpse into the fallout from the trouble...
Fri 30 Mar 2018, 15:41 pm
Like any Motswana child, the incoming President Mokgweetsi Masisi grew up exposed to the rigours of shuttling between the village and the cattlepost. Mmegi Staff Writer R...
Fri 30 Mar 2018, 15:33 pm
Speechwriters are the busiest in the government enclave as they work around the clock to compose the best speeches for both incoming President Mokgweetsi Masisi and the o...
Fri 30 Mar 2018, 15:32 pm
Dumela Phuti. I am writing this from Serowe where morafe has just welcomed back your son and their Kgosikgolo back at the Kgotla where he was draped with the lion's skin.
Fri 23 Mar 2018, 18:20 pm
PALAPYE: It became apparent at the recently concluded Palapye sub-council meeting that the population growth in the fast-developing village affected provision of amenitie...
Fri 23 Mar 2018, 18:13 pm
It would appear it is now easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle, then a sausage from South Africa to go through a Botswana border post. Mmegi Corresponde...
Fri 23 Mar 2018, 17:41 pm
The Food and Agriculture Organisation expects the country’s cereal production to drop by 78% by the time this year’s harvest is over, leaving thousands at the mercy o...
Fri 16 Mar 2018, 12:44 pm
Justice Omphemetse Motumise has set April 17 as judgement day in one of the country’s most complex and high-stakes legal cases revolving around P422 million of public p...
Fri 16 Mar 2018, 12:42 pm
Generally, many young people lose hope and give up on their dreams after failing either their Form 3 or or Form 5. Otlametse Shapa found himself down in the dumps working...
Fri 09 Mar 2018, 22:30 pm
An era of territorial and cultural expansion and subjugation dating back to the entry of Ba-Ngwaketse into southern Botswana nearly 300 years ago, lies preserved in the r...
Fri 09 Mar 2018, 22:06 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Close to 20 companies have began the process of scrutinising details about Tati-Nickel Mining Company (TNMC) with a view of tabling formal offers to buy the ...
Fri 09 Mar 2018, 22:03 pm
News that government has paid P522 million to settle a P2.7 billion lawsuit by Norilsk Nickel, has removed one of the major liabilities any potential buyer would have to ...
Fri 09 Mar 2018, 12:31 pm
Political alliances have been broken and friends have turned into foes permanently or temporarily, in the volatile Francistown region. Mmegi Staff Writer RYDER GABATHUSE ...
Fri 02 Mar 2018, 18:13 pm
Any day now, the yellow monster will rumble through the Block 5 squatter camp, forcibly evicting a community of at least 200 residents who have lived there since 1989. Fo...
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