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Talking or writing about the German print or leteisi may sound like a fashion cliché but women wear it at any social gathering and the trend is increasing especially duri...
Fri 24 Feb 2017, 17:13 pm
After performing the two plays Blue, Black and White and Motswana: Africa, Dream Again world wide at different platforms such as Broadway, United Solo Festival in New Yor...
Fri 24 Feb 2017, 16:54 pm
On July 22 last year, Mmegi Features ran an article entitled “After Hell Nino, glad tidings beckon for farmers,” in which a bold forecast was made of bumper harvests and ...
Fri 24 Feb 2017, 16:26 pm
The Minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology, Dr Alfred Madigele says institutions that offer unaccredited programmes after the expiry of a six mo...
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On July 22 last year, Mmegi Features ran an article entitled...
23 February 2017
Government has filed an urgent application against the landm...
23 February 2017
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24 February 2017
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23 February 2017
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Fri 24 Feb 2017, 16:26 pm
The Minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology, Dr Alfred Madigele says institutions that offer unaccredited programmes after the expiry of a six mo...
Thu 23 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
Government has filed an urgent application against the landmark judgement delivered by Justice Abednego Tafa last week in which he invalidated the appointments of six Cou...
Thu 23 Feb 2017, 17:56 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana National Sports Commission (BNSC) chairperson, Solly Reikeletseng has decided against contesting the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Parliamenta...
Thu 23 Feb 2017, 17:54 pm
The Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Kenneth Matambo on Tuesday lambasted the Public Service Bargaining Council (PSBC) saying it was responsible for delayin...
Business
Thu 23 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
Australian coal and energy company, Minergy Limited says it has raised P70 million for its Masama Coal Project and plans to list on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) befo...
Thu 23 Feb 2017, 17:43 pm
The Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) seems to be the most affected government organisation to have corruption allegations levelled against it. However,...
Thu 23 Feb 2017, 17:40 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The economy of Francistown is expected to benefit from the spin-offs of the upcoming Human Resource Development Council’s (HRDC) northern Botswana Human Reso...
Thu 23 Feb 2017, 17:37 pm
FRANCISTOWN: First Sun Insurance Brokers has been hailed for remaining committed to Francistown despite the socio-economic challenges that the city is experiencing follow...
Sport
Fri 24 Feb 2017, 15:51 pm
It appears the truth surrounding the protracted registration of Ofentse Nato when he joined Township Rollers last season will never come out.
Fri 24 Feb 2017, 15:45 pm
The nation could this season witness two diamond sides, Jwaneng Galaxy and Orapa United facing each other in the final for the first time. Both sides are leading their op...
Fri 24 Feb 2017, 15:42 pm
Student protests at the University of Botswana and Botho University have affected the launch of the pool table league, which was supposed to be held at the beginning of F...
Fri 24 Feb 2017, 15:37 pm
FRANCISTOWN: A brutal TAFIC side will take the trip to Mahalapye as favourites over a faltering BR Highlanders.
Lifestyle
Fri 24 Feb 2017, 17:22 pm
Talking or writing about the German print or leteisi may sound like a fashion cliché but women wear it at any social gathering and the trend is increasing especially duri...
Fri 24 Feb 2017, 17:13 pm
After performing the two plays Blue, Black and White and Motswana: Africa, Dream Again world wide at different platforms such as Broadway, United Solo Festival in New Yor...
Thu 23 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
After controversial model, Jennifer Thebe, broke social networks with pictures, which some identified as nudity in the name of modeling, she has since broken the silence ...
Thu 23 Feb 2017, 17:33 pm
FRANCISTOWN: A group of artists here led by DJ Collastraw have organised a support ceremony for Tshepiso Molapisi aka Kast, dubbed ‘Ghetto walks with Kast’.
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Opinion & Analysis
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 14:39 pm
Court of Appeal Judge President Ian Kirby has said it time and time again that Judges should not be too quick to rely on foreign judgments. I have never liked this positi...
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 14:36 pm
BNYFL’s official retraction and apology!
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:21 am
In the wake of her defeat in the race for the African Union Commission chairpersonship, Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi defended the absence of her President from AU and United Na...
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:02 am
From its very inception, the Botswana National Front (BNF) has never tired of instilling into its cadres and ordinary members the need for taking an active interest in th...
Features
Fri 24 Feb 2017, 16:54 pm
On July 22 last year, Mmegi Features ran an article entitled “After Hell Nino, glad tidings beckon for farmers,” in which a bold forecast was made of bumper harvests and ...
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:19 am
MATSILOJE: In the scorching heat of over 30 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, the village of Matsiloje is as quiet and desolated as always in the morning especially during the ...
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:17 am
DUKWI: Over 12 months ago the village of Dukwi looked like a derelict and deserted place. The scenario came as a result of the closure of Mowana Mine after one of its con...
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:15 am
Over 100 days after the BCL Group of Mines closure after it was placed under provisional liquidation, Mmegi Staff Writer RYDER GABATHUSE speaks to Botswana Mine Workers U...
World
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 14:16 pm
A famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced in any part of the world in six years.
Tue 14 Feb 2017, 11:00 am
The Daily Show host Trevor Noah joined Talk To Al Jazeera on Saturday, one day after his autobiography, Born a Crime, won the Debut Author and Outstanding Biography/Autob...
Mon 13 Feb 2017, 14:41 pm
At least 17 people have been killed in a stampede at a football stadium in the northern Angolan city of Uige, local officials say.
Wed 08 Feb 2017, 16:22 pm
Russia's main opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, has been found guilty of embezzlement and handed a five-year suspended sentence.
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Wed 22 Feb 2017, 17:00 pm
Mothusa tona wa Lephata la Merero ya ga Tautona, Tsamaiso-puso le Bodirelapuso, Thato Kwerepe, a re banni ba kgaolo ya Sebele ga ba ise ba kgone go thusiwa ka lenaneo la ...
Wed 22 Feb 2017, 16:02 pm
PALAPYE: Batswana ba gakolotswe go ela tlhoko borukhutlhi jo bo tsweletseng ka go golelapele mo maranyaneng dibalamakgolo a Facebook.
Wed 22 Feb 2017, 14:59 pm
Setlhopha sa liki ya ntlha ya Borwa, ya Debswana, Black Peril, kana Mchacho, jaaka barati ba sone ba se bitsa, se setse se digela dingwaga tse di fetang masome a mabedi...
Wed 22 Feb 2017, 14:59 pm
Tona wa Lephata la Temothuo le Pabalelo dijo, Patrick Ralotsia a re dithulaganyo di dirilwe tsa go duela babereki ba lephata la gagwe kwa Sebele, dituelo tsa go bereka mo...
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Gaborone Dam comes back to life
Yesterday Mmegi photojournalist THALEFANG CHARLES flew with the Botswana police to assess the status of Gaborone Dam after heavy downpours in its catchment area. These are some of the images showing the Gaborone Dam and the swelled up rivers that are feeding the it.
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Gaborone Dam
Video clips of Notwane River shot on Wednesday from its confluence with Taung River to Notwane Dam, which is currently overflowing into Gaborone Dam.