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Fri 02 Dec 2016, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Horticultural Market’s (BHM) P50 million turnaround plan has collapsed and it failed to gain the support of key stakeholders.
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 18:00 pm
Russian group, Norilsk Nickel, the world’s largest producer of nickel, has filed a lawsuit to recover $271.3 million (P3 billion) and other costs from BCL Ltd, in relatio...
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 18:00 pm
With the country and the world celebrating 16 days of activism against gender based violence local photojournalist Kefilwe ‘Fifi’ Monosi is exhibiting a collection of pho...
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 16:19 pm
Transport business magnate, Seabelo Tlhaselo has slapped the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Botswana (ELCB) with a letter of demand for an apology for defamation of his c...
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Transport business magnate, Seabelo Tlhaselo has slapped the...
02 December 2016
The effects of the liquidation of BCL and its subsidiary, Ta...
02 December 2016
Russian group, Norilsk Nickel, the world’s largest producer ...
02 December 2016
A phone rings and I lazily answer. I had resolved during the...
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02 December 2016
With the rise of complaints from members of the public about...

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Fri 02 Dec 2016, 18:00 pm
Russian group, Norilsk Nickel, the world’s largest producer of nickel, has filed a lawsuit to recover $271.3 million (P3 billion) and other costs from BCL Ltd, in relatio...
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 16:19 pm
Transport business magnate, Seabelo Tlhaselo has slapped the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Botswana (ELCB) with a letter of demand for an apology for defamation of his c...
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 16:16 pm
The effects of the liquidation of BCL and its subsidiary, Tati Nickel Mining Company (TNMC) continue to play out. The chairperson of Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU), J...
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 16:14 pm
FRANCISTOWN: High Court Judge Key Dingake has said government should aggressively pursue the idea of establishing the Industrial Court of Appeal to specifically deal with...
Business
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Horticultural Market’s (BHM) P50 million turnaround plan has collapsed and it failed to gain the support of key stakeholders.
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 16:17 pm
Cresta Marakanelo managing director, Tawanda Makaya has resigned from the company with immediate effect, the hospitality concern announced yesterday.
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 16:13 pm
Social entrepreneur and real estate developer, Etienne Pretorius has launched the Bring Change Africa initiative in Botswana in partnership with the Botswana Investment a...
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 16:10 pm
Social entrepreneur and real estate developer, Etienne Pretorius has launched the Bring Change Africa initiative in Botswana in partnership with the Botswana Investment a...
Sport
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 15:34 pm
The world soccer governing body, FIFA is unaware of the Botswana Football Association’s (BFA) inquiry regarding the status of Ofentse Nato, who was earlier this year decl...
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 15:32 pm
Mochudi Centre Chiefs coach, Bongani Mafu has called on his charges to be focused when they take on Gaborone United (GU) in what is likely to be a thriller tomorrow at th...
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 15:29 pm
It is probably too early to think of new Premier League entrants, Black Forest emulating English side, Leicester City, but the astonishing story of what transpired in the...
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 15:29 pm
Young Zebras coach, George Mogopodi expressed concern in his side’s lack of international exposure ahead of the COSAFA Under-20 Cup scheduled for next week.
Lifestyle
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 18:00 pm
With the country and the world celebrating 16 days of activism against gender based violence local photojournalist Kefilwe ‘Fifi’ Monosi is exhibiting a collection of pho...
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 15:24 pm
In life there are certain guiding principles that enable human beings to live better lives. Without this wisdom of principles such as these trust, friendship, morals and ...
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 15:24 pm
These days its like movie lines aren’t exciting anymore. We no longer recite and repeat them. We don’t know them by heart the way we used to echo lines from great movies...
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 15:23 pm
During the advent of modern art, specifically in the 1960s, artist went out of their way and collected familiar items such as urinals, chairs, bricks and exhibited them i...
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Fri 02 Dec 2016, 15:36 pm
A phone rings and I lazily answer. I had resolved during the day that this day I am spoiling my body by giving it a good rest. On the other side is the Botswana Congress ...
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 15:34 pm
The year 2016 was a monumental one for Botswana. Not only did Botswana celebrate 50-years of independence, it also made history with a move towards controlling the HIV ep...
Tue 29 Nov 2016, 16:30 pm
There is a general concern that some companies in Botswana do not have corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes as there is no legal instrument that ensures the p...
Fri 25 Nov 2016, 17:37 pm
Founder of ‘Door to Europe’ and former public affairs and communication director of Coca Cola in Africa Sergio Codenyer discusses a ground breaking idea in management whi...
Features
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 15:45 pm
A damning report by the World Bank this week suggests there was little chance of success for Morupule B, the troubled multi-billion pula power station that triggered load...
Fri 02 Dec 2016, 15:42 pm
The prevalence and normalisation of Gender Based Violence comes under the spotlight as Botswana marks 16 Days of Activism. In a culture where many accept violence as regu...
Fri 25 Nov 2016, 17:29 pm
The wave of retrenchments in the parastatal and private sectors has intensified, raising the number of job cuts since the middle of the year to more than 9,000, figures v...
Fri 25 Nov 2016, 17:27 pm
Every few years, the parastatal sector suffers an organisational shakeup, resulting in job losses. The current round of lay-offs is the latest in a historical series that...
World
Sun 27 Nov 2016, 10:58 am
Fidel Castro ruled Cuba as a one party state for almost half a century.
Wed 23 Nov 2016, 10:58 am
Hillary Clinton's campaign is being urged by a number of top computer scientists to call for a recount of vote totals in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania, according t...
Tue 22 Nov 2016, 16:47 pm
The African Union Commission, the executive branch of the AU, says it will hold the first-ever debate for the five candidates seeking to head the continental body.
Mon 21 Nov 2016, 11:23 am
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has dropped a bombshell, he announced his retirement.
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Wed 30 Nov 2016, 16:15 pm
Seemo sa botlhoka tsebe ga baithuti mo dikoleng tsa puso se tsweletse ka go bifela pele mo e bile Tautona Lt General Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama a boletseng fa gole botoka...
Wed 30 Nov 2016, 16:10 pm
LETLHAKANE: Baletsi ba dikatara mo kgaolong ya Boteti ba gwetlhilwe go tsaya katara jaaka seletswa se ba ka itshetsang ka sone ntle le dithuto tse dingwe. Kgothatso e e d...
Wed 30 Nov 2016, 15:18 pm
Maiteko a go fokotsa kanamo ya mogare wa HIV le bolwetse ba AIDS a ntse a tswa tema le mororo tswelelopele e supagala. Lephata la botsogo le supa fa dipalo tsa kanamo ya ...
Wed 30 Nov 2016, 15:18 pm
Ka ngwao ya Bakwena, fa lekolwane le lekane go nyala, le beelela mosetsana kwa ga mma-mosetsana. O ka tswa a mo ipatletse kgotsa a mmatletswe ke batsadi ba lekolwane.
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Hailstorm runs riot in Gabs
Gaborone was rudely awakened by an intense hailstorm last week Friday that left a trail of destruction on the city's infrastructure.
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