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Although the word safari was born in Africa, nowadays a safari experience has become a pastime of the few affluent westerners that can afford the steep prices charged at ...
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 18:00 pm
The provisional liquidator of BCL Mine has taken a risk and switched off the prized smelter, a decision analysts say will cause damage to the plant and significantly knoc...
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 18:00 pm
It is a done deal. Kgosi Kgafela Kgafela II’s younger brother, Mmusi Kgafela will stand for general elections under the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) ticket in 2019.
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 16:13 pm
Today, January 20, 2017, marks a milestone in the history of the United States of America.
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Two years after their painful strike for a 15% pay rise, emp...
23 January 2017
The weekend by-elections in Palapye and Tsabong North that d...
23 January 2017
FRANCISTOWN: Pleas were on Friday reserved in a case in whic...
20 January 2017
It is a done deal. Kgosi Kgafela Kgafela II’s younger broth...
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Fri 20 Jan 2017, 18:00 pm
It is a done deal. Kgosi Kgafela Kgafela II’s younger brother, Mmusi Kgafela will stand for general elections under the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) ticket in 2019.
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 15:45 pm
Prince Harry is to champion a campaign to help protect endangered rhinos in Botswana.
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 15:14 pm
About 80 staff members of Limkokwing University of Creative Technology (LUCT) will soon be unemployed after they were slapped with letters of retrenchment, writes Mmegi S...
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 15:14 pm
The chief executive officer (CEO) of the Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC), Falcon Sedimo has been accused of lying to the Parliamentary Committee on Statutory Bo...
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Tue 24 Jan 2017, 18:02 pm
Although the word safari was born in Africa, nowadays a safari experience has become a pastime of the few affluent westerners that can afford the steep prices charged at ...
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 18:00 pm
The provisional liquidator of BCL Mine has taken a risk and switched off the prized smelter, a decision analysts say will cause damage to the plant and significantly knoc...
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:39 pm
Mowana Mine’s new investor, Alecto Minerals says it has raised £1-million (P13 million) as the first tranche of funding for reopening of the mine before end of March this...
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:37 pm
Botswana’s domiciled micro-lender, Letshego Holdings this week revealed plans to penetrate Zimbabwe, Zambia and Cote d’Voire markets this year as part of its expansion pl...
Sport
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:18 pm
The Botswana Premier League (BPL) forensic audit instituted late last year is out and has unearthed financial irregularities, Mmegi Sport has learnt.
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:16 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The invincible Ostriches resume the first of their season’s four encounters against defending champions Township Rollers with a BTC Premiership top of the ta...
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:12 pm
Three seasons ago, this meeting would have been dismissed as a mismatch. It was difficult to fathom a top of the table clash featuring Township Rollers but at the other e...
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:10 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Motlakase Power Dynamos have recalled their Ugandan marksman, Umar Ngobi ahead of the second round of the Debswana First Division North league, which promise...
Lifestyle
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:25 pm
In every discipline there is always that one individual who finds the whole process of working in a certain manner boring, but preferring to do it their own way.
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:23 pm
The Botswana Tourism in conjunction with Xae Xae Tlhabololo Community Trust will once again host the Gcwihaba Cultural festival.
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:21 pm
Movies that left a trail in 2016
Thu 19 Jan 2017, 18:00 pm
Botswana’s own Vee Mampeezy is thrilled by the surprise nomination at the Metro FM Music Awards that was recently announced on Tuesday in South Africa.
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Fri 20 Jan 2017, 16:13 pm
Today, January 20, 2017, marks a milestone in the history of the United States of America.
Thu 19 Jan 2017, 15:57 pm
Comrade Mock Ntau has proved that he is a man of the people and is ready to take Tsabong North to greater heights again. His previous record as a councillor speaks volume...
Fri 13 Jan 2017, 15:33 pm
Most agree that 2016 was generally one to forget, with massive job cuts and a grinding drought, amidst other adverse socio-political developments. Staff Writer, MBONGENI ...
Thu 12 Jan 2017, 18:06 pm
Your Lordships, members of the Bar, I welcome you once more to the opening session of the Court of Appeal for 2017.
Features
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:49 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: The Zana I knew, the Bizola we so much cherished will never be the same again. The death watch has started.
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:47 pm
Friendships and alliances will matter now more than ever as the world experiences a major shift in traditional assumptions of diplomacy as we know them, especially for sm...
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:47 pm
Quality assurance agencies should place the interests of students in tertiary institutions and those that are still coming front and centre of what they do. In this secon...
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:41 pm
Calm and collected, Tarandeep Singh Panesar has stars in his eyes, literally. The Rainbow High School student recently picked up 5A stars and an A at A-Level, something o...
World
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 09:38 am
West African leaders have given Yahya Jammeh a final opportunity to relinquish power after Senegalese troops entered The Gambia.
Wed 18 Jan 2017, 13:54 pm
The Gambia's parliament has extended President Yahya Jammeh's term, which is due to end on Thursday following his defeat in elections, by 90 days.
Mon 09 Jan 2017, 10:41 am
Representatives of two indigenous groups in Namibia, the Herero and Nama peoples, have filed a class-action lawsuit against Germany in New York.
Mon 19 Dec 2016, 11:10 am
Zimbabwe's governing Zanu-PF party has confirmed President Robert Mugabe as its candidate for the 2018 elections.
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Wed 18 Jan 2017, 16:06 pm
Phillip Khwae, yo aneng a latlhegelwa mo ditlhophong tsa setšhaba tsa bopalamente tsa kgaolo ya Kgalagadi Bokone ka 2014, o supile fa ana le keletso ya go emela ditlhopho...
Wed 18 Jan 2017, 16:03 pm
Re dumela gore puso ya Botswana e dirile maiteko a le mmalwa mo dingwageng tse di fetileng a go thama ditiro, mme go lebega seemo sa letlhoko la ditiro se kubugela bontsi...
Wed 18 Jan 2017, 15:58 pm
Beke eno Botshelo bo ama Thakadu, motlokwa Nkuku Nkgwana Irene Segokgo mme bo mo fitlhela a kgobile kgetsi kwa ga gagwe, a akola bokgola jwa dipula tsa bosheng le botala ...
Wed 18 Jan 2017, 15:53 pm
Madume wetsho mme re simolola go bua nao ka boitumelo go go itsese fa kholomo ya gago ya mmamoratwa e boile gape. Maikaelelo a yone ke go tlôtla le Batswana ka botlhale j...
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Ten days before handing over to Donald Trump, US President Barack Obama gave a farewell address on January 10, 2017 in Chicago
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