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Friday 24 March 2017, 06:00 am.
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Fri 24 Mar 2017, 15:19 pm
Zebras coach, Peter Butler is expected to pen a new three year deal but with just seven days before the expiry of his contract, no agreement has been reached.
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 15:16 pm
Botswana Football Association (BFA) human resources manager, Shameela Winston has said she is leaving the association due to personal commitments.
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 15:06 pm
Extension Gunners management company, Tsa Gae (Pty) are aiming for the Mascom Top 8 title next season following a management agreement with the club. The company signed a...
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 15:06 pm
While it appears like the pursuit for the league title has been whittled down to a two-horse race, it is a completely different scenario for the top eight finish and the ...
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23 March 2017
FRANCISTOWN: Nominated councillor James Kgalajwe and former ...
22 March 2017
Go bolelwa fa ntwa ya go thusa ba ka tsela nngwe ba itlhael...
23 March 2017
The Minister of Transport and Communications Kitso Mokaila h...
23 March 2017
Opposition whip and Member of Parliament (MP) for Francistow...
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23 March 2017
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Thu 23 Mar 2017, 18:51 pm
The prosecution is yet to lay a murder charge against Bangladeshi businessman Mohammed Hussein Molla as they are still waiting for a post mortem examination report.
Thu 23 Mar 2017, 18:46 pm
The Minister of Transport and Communications Kitso Mokaila has stated that his Ministry intends to connect internet in 523 public schools in the next 12 months.
Thu 23 Mar 2017, 18:41 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Nominated councillor James Kgalajwe and former Monarch East councillor Raoboy Mpuang, are reportedly the ones who influenced an investigation into the recent...
Thu 23 Mar 2017, 17:52 pm
PALAPYE: The MP for Palapye, Moiseraele Goya has appealed to residents not to allow the constituency funding to bring friction amongst them.
Business
Thu 23 Mar 2017, 18:00 pm
Property investment and real estate firm, the Far Property Company (FPC) is looking to expand its footprint to Zambia as part of plans to grow its asset base.
Thu 23 Mar 2017, 16:31 pm
The Botswana Export Credit Insurance (BECI) will for the first time host the annual meeting of international credit insurers in Kasane next month.
Thu 23 Mar 2017, 16:24 pm
In an effort to boost the creative arts industry’s contribution to the economy, the Companies and Intellectual Property Authority (CIPA) has allocated P24 million to 24 b...
Thu 23 Mar 2017, 16:22 pm
Old Mutual has officially launched the Old Mutual Botswana Life Insurance Company with a goal to participate more meaningfully in growing the local economy and improve th...
Sport
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 15:19 pm
Zebras coach, Peter Butler is expected to pen a new three year deal but with just seven days before the expiry of his contract, no agreement has been reached.
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 15:16 pm
Botswana Football Association (BFA) human resources manager, Shameela Winston has said she is leaving the association due to personal commitments.
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 15:06 pm
Extension Gunners management company, Tsa Gae (Pty) are aiming for the Mascom Top 8 title next season following a management agreement with the club. The company signed a...
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 15:06 pm
While it appears like the pursuit for the league title has been whittled down to a two-horse race, it is a completely different scenario for the top eight finish and the ...
Lifestyle
Thu 23 Mar 2017, 18:00 pm
YAMAs award winning rapper, Baanthata Mokgwathi popularly known BanT as has left Zen Promotions after what he cited as a move of self-reflection.
Thu 23 Mar 2017, 16:17 pm
In its 30th-year running, Maitisong Festival - scheduled for April 1 to 11, 2017 at various venues around Gaborone - is undoubtedly the biggest arts fest in the country.
Thu 23 Mar 2017, 16:15 pm
Serowe Easter Picnic is expected to resuscitate The Park Serowe after being closed for over a decade.
Thu 23 Mar 2017, 16:01 pm
One of the country’s biggest annual fashion shows, Fashion Without Boarders Botswana (FWB) is back.
Blogs
Opinion & Analysis
Wed 22 Mar 2017, 15:05 pm
Mmegi’s editorial of March 16, 2017 under the headline, “Clarity needed on Community Development Fund” made some interesting observations, which can be both taken as feed...
Tue 21 Mar 2017, 15:05 pm
Have you ever looked at a beautiful plant in awe and admired how it flourished? Have you ever spotted a plant and wondered how you had never seen it in the past years, or...
Tue 21 Mar 2017, 15:03 pm
The Botswana National Front (BNF) Central Committee (CC) will be conducting nationwide tours immediately after the Tlokweng constituency by-election.
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 16:31 pm
Majority of our nbational public schools do admit students with different kinds of disabilities. Some of these schools also have some staff members who are also living w...
Features
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...
World
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 16:10 pm
Madagascan Ahmad Ahmad was elected president of the Confederation of African Football on Thursday, ousting veteran leader Issa Hayatou after 29 years in office to usher i...
Thu 16 Mar 2017, 15:01 pm
A Christian pastor has discovered one of the world's largest uncut diamonds in Sierra Leone's Kono district.
Wed 15 Mar 2017, 14:52 pm
Tanzanian public broadcaster TBC has suspended nine staff after it aired a hoax story saying that US President Donald Trump had praised President John Magufuli's performa...
Mon 06 Mar 2017, 06:56 am
FBI director James Comey has rejected President Donald Trump's claim on Saturday that his predecessor, Barack Obama, tapped his phone, US media say.
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Wed 22 Mar 2017, 15:53 pm
Go utlwala fa bontsi jwa Batswana bo le maikutlo a farologanyeng ka go dirisiwa ga mochine o o tlhophisang wa EVM. Se, se tla morago ga gore puso e bolele fa machine o, o...
Wed 22 Mar 2017, 15:53 pm
HUKUNTSI: Lefatshe la Botswana le humile ditso tsa ka fa Batswana ba neng ba tshela ka teng bogologolo. Le fa gone merafe ya mono e farologana, dingwe ditso tsa yone di a...
Wed 22 Mar 2017, 15:50 pm
Kgang e, ga e ntsha mo ditsebeng tsa Batswana, ka le ngogola e kile ya runya gape. Kgangkgolo ke seemo sa boleng jwa thuto mo lefatsheng leno, fa go lebilwe karolo ya go ...
Wed 22 Mar 2017, 15:49 pm
Go bolelwa fa ntwa ya go thusa ba ka tsela nngwe ba itlhaelang, e ntse e tsweletse. Re setse re itse fa batho bangwe ba thusiwa ke puso ka mananeo a a farologanyenng.
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#ilovebotswana ensemble
Choreographed by Andrew Kola, #ilovebotswana ensemble was commissioned by Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO) and performed at the opening ceremony of the ITB Berlin recently.
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TK and Mokaila's bromance
Ministers, Tshekedi Khama and Kitso Mokaila's bromance on another level.
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