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Friday 21 April 2017, 18:41 pm.
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 18:04 pm
On the sidelines of the annual diplomats conference, Mmegi caught up with Botswana’s Ambassador to Belgium and European Union, Samuel Outlule who tells us that Brexit has...
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
When the Earthquake struck on the night of April 4, one family in Mahalapye said they locked themselves in their house because they thought the tremors were caused by ele...
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 17:58 pm
Shanghai and Beijing are the two cities that ring a bell whenever China is mentioned. Both cities are often cited as evidence of China’s economic success story but some m...
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 17:56 pm
Nearly every family in Botswana had a relative who joined the trek to South Africa, whose mines in the last decades provided much needed employment to the regional econom...
Thu 13 Apr 2017, 13:53 pm
The country’s biggest earthquake in history, as well as two other panic-inducing aftershocks, have ordinary folks looking for clues on the cause. Some experts have been q...
Thu 13 Apr 2017, 13:47 pm
For centuries, Easter has been one of the most respected celebrations in the Christian community and beyond. In Botswana, the holidays are revered, being second only to ...
Fri 07 Apr 2017, 17:47 pm
As President Ian Khama is left with under 365 days before handing over the baton of power to Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi, Mmegi Staff Writer RYDER GABATHUSE and Corr...
Thu 06 Apr 2017, 16:13 pm
MOIYABANA: Until three days ago, Moiyabana was a very subdued village with very little news coming out of it. Moiyabana is 50 kilometers south west of Serowe and was the ...
Fri 31 Mar 2017, 16:51 pm
As President Ian Khama is left with 365 days before handing over the baton of power to Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi, Mmegi Staff Writer, RYDER GABATHUSE & Corresponde...
Fri 31 Mar 2017, 16:33 pm
Mining or extraction of natural resources has a life span; with the operating life that may last few years to several decades. Once the resources are exhausted shutdown o...
Fri 31 Mar 2017, 16:24 pm
In the fourth of a series of analyses on Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Central Committee aspirants’ suitability or unsuitability to fill party positions at the July ele...
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 16:01 pm
Highlights of the Ministry of Defence, Justice and Security budget presentation by the Minister Shaw Kgathi
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 16:00 pm
I somehow find it worth noting by this Honorable House of the changes this ministry has undergone in leadership, especially at executive levels as well as the prolonged a...
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 16:54 pm
Farmers whose cattle were killed by Government to control Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in Zone 6 in 2011 are still angry about the compensation they received. A recent Hi...
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 16:51 pm
In the third of a series of analyses on Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Central Committee aspirants’ suitability or unsuitability to fill party positions at the July elec...
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 16:38 pm
Anti-poaching activities have not been spared in the Government-wide spending cuts in the current and upcoming financial years. However, environment minister, Tshekedi Kh...
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 16:37 pm
The chief executive officer of Messe Berlin, Dr Christian Goke says a recent survey showed that three percent of the German population said they would like to travel to B...
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 16:36 pm
The last thing I need on a short stay of any foreign country is sleep. Every second has to count because it is not cheap being here. It costs money, time and these well-o...
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 16:08 pm
For many, meeting a real life film star is like a dream, one that only comes true once in a blue moon. Mmegi Staff Writer, MPHO MOKWAPE*, who is currently in Beijing, rec...
Thu 16 Mar 2017, 15:27 pm
Botswana, through the Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO) became the first ever Sub-Saharan African country to be ITB Berlin partner country, giving Botswana a great plat...
Fri 10 Mar 2017, 15:11 pm
Overview: Recent Lesotho political history has been littered with instability, coup d’état and several other unconstitutional changes of Government.
Fri 10 Mar 2017, 14:57 pm
On Tuesday, the small bridge over Nnywane River between Otse and Lobatse was finally reopened, albeit as a Bailey bridge only capable of accommodating light vehicles. Mme...
Fri 10 Mar 2017, 14:53 pm
The slang words used for fake or counterfeit goods have for long discredited China as a leading culprit especially in the eyes of local consumers. Mention the name and pe...
Fri 03 Mar 2017, 15:26 pm
On Thursday afternoon, Lesotho Prime Minister, Pakalitha Mosisili was slapped with a vote of no confidence in his Parliament, marking a further weakening of his hold on p...
Fri 03 Mar 2017, 15:26 pm
Long abandoned to the unforgiving bush, the remnants of Old Lobatse Road in the South East district have become overgrown with trees and debris. However, flood damage to ...
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