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Mon 19 Feb 2018, 17:05 pm
Former Francistown deputy mayor, Lechedzani Modenga, who appears to be notoriously trouble-prone, is in hot soup again days after the State withdrew all fraud charges aga...
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 17:00 pm
A desperate job hunt turned into a nightmare for a 22-year-old woman of Kanye who was raped by a 24-year-old man claiming to have secured work for her.
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 16:56 pm
Convicted murderer, Joseph Tselayarona was finally hanged early Saturday morning following his dismissed appeal on November 23, 2017.
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 16:55 pm
Prosecution has applied for White City murder accused, Aplee Moagi to undergo psychiatric assessment after he wrote a hate-filled letter to his mother accusing his forme...
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After a fairly warm reception in Sudan, where Township Rolle...
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The Department of Immigration under the Ministry of Home Aff...
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19 February 2018
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Mon 19 Feb 2018, 17:05 pm
Former Francistown deputy mayor, Lechedzani Modenga, who appears to be notoriously trouble-prone, is in hot soup again days after the State withdrew all fraud charges aga...
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 17:00 pm
A desperate job hunt turned into a nightmare for a 22-year-old woman of Kanye who was raped by a 24-year-old man claiming to have secured work for her.
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 16:56 pm
Convicted murderer, Joseph Tselayarona was finally hanged early Saturday morning following his dismissed appeal on November 23, 2017.
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 16:55 pm
Prosecution has applied for White City murder accused, Aplee Moagi to undergo psychiatric assessment after he wrote a hate-filled letter to his mother accusing his forme...
Business
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 16:08 pm
Three major Botswana oil companies have acquired sites in the Lobatse International Transport Hub (LITH) to develop truckports that will supply fuel and lubricants for bo...
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 15:44 pm
At the young age of 33, Tumelo Sealetsa has defied all odds and managed to venture into an industry that is dominated by international players.
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 15:14 pm
Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) intends to contribute towards the reduction of the import bill through the development of Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
Mon 12 Feb 2018, 11:47 am
Being an entrepreneur and starting it without any funding needs determination, persistence and patience, said Montle Sealetsa who co-owns a cab business ‘Our Family Cabs’...
Sport
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 15:00 pm
OTSE: Title contenders, Jwaneng Galaxy fell nine points behind log leaders, Township Rollers in the BTC Premiership league following their 3-1 loss at the hands of BDF XI...
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 14:58 pm
Police XI coach, Isaiah ‘Sthandwa’ Mogwadi has expressed his displeasure at the standards of match officials in the local league after his side lost to log leaders, Towns...
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 14:46 pm
FRANCISTOWN: TAFIC will have themselves to blame for earning a 1-1 draw during their weekend’s BTC Premiership encounter against struggling Gilport Lions after they domin...
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 14:38 pm
Botswana senior women’s softball team came from behind to beat South Africa 4-2 during the Women’s International Softball Games held at the National Diamond over the week...
Lifestyle
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 15:09 pm
South Africa’s Dj Merlon mesmerised night crawlers with his songs at the up market nightclub, Cigar Lounge during his latest album, Pure Black, launch party Saturday even...
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 15:08 pm
A group of five local artists composed and performed a song entitled Because Of You during Mascom’s 20th Anniversary celebrations on Saturday at the GICC.
Mon 12 Feb 2018, 11:30 am
The 2017 edition of the Stanbic Bank media appreciation session was a glitz and glamour ceremony last Saturday at the Grand Palm Hotel.
Mon 12 Feb 2018, 11:30 am
MMP Family is an outfit on a mission. The Kwaito group made up of Modiri ‘M.O.D.’ Nage, Tebogo ‘Mzico’ Baipedi and Mothusi ‘Ples’ Jackalas has vowed to beat the odds and ...
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Mon 19 Feb 2018, 15:53 pm
It is a great pleasure for me to be part of this event, which recognises the impressive achievements of more than 50 professionals in strengthening Botswana’s capability ...
Mon 12 Feb 2018, 14:08 pm
The Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of COSBOTS following a challenge by one of the key consumer of copyrighted works, Duma FM decided to appeal a judgement made by Ho...
Mon 05 Feb 2018, 11:44 am
The president’s address of the policy position of the Alliance for Progressives (AP) could not have come at a better time. With over 100,000 graduates roaming the streets...
Mon 22 Jan 2018, 17:24 pm
The private sector is a part of the economy sometimes referred to as the citizen sector, which is run by private individuals or groups.
Features
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 16:11 pm
Of recent, some members of the public have been threatening to take the law into their own hands as an aversive response to the courts granting bailouts to murder accused...
Tue 30 Jan 2018, 10:10 am
In Botswana few defence lawyers have succeeded in freeing clients on death row. Those who succeeded to save them to do so at least only once. But a Francistown-based atto...
Mon 18 Dec 2017, 19:05 pm
Looking at crime trends this year, one could rate 2017 as a bad year especially looking at violent crimes such as armed robbery and murder, The Monitor Staff Writer, PINI...
Mon 11 Dec 2017, 17:55 pm
FRANCISTOWN: A blissful love encounter at church, which ended up in marriage, later changed for the worst as the other partner soon became a victim of abuse.
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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
Mon 19 Feb 2018, 11:48 am
Popular Nigerian child comedienne, Emmanuella Samuel, has announced she is going to work for Disney.
Tue 13 Feb 2018, 09:28 am
South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) will formally ask for President Jacob Zuma to resign after he refused to do so earlier, reports say.
Mon 05 Feb 2018, 17:38 pm
The Maldives government has declared a state of emergency for 15 days amid a political crisis in the island nation.
Mon 22 Jan 2018, 20:00 pm
Former international footballer George Weah has been sworn in as president of Liberia.
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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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