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Tue 28 Jun 2016, 16:16 pm
MAUN: Nightlife in the tourism capital has died after authorities closed down the Fresh Exclusive Night Club. The closure leaves fun lovers and tourists with nowhere to g...
Tue 28 Jun 2016, 15:38 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) plans to use the P250,000 prize money from the COSAFA Cup to clear outstanding players’ allowances, Mmegi Sport has learnt.
Tue 28 Jun 2016, 15:25 pm
The Botswana Boxing Association (BoBA) has suffered a 10% budget cut for their annual grant after receiving P900,000 from the Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC). T...
Tue 28 Jun 2016, 11:29 am
Leaders of six regional states representing SADC meet this morning on the Lesotho conflict, as groups in the kingdom lobby for tougher action on Pakalitha Mosisili’s gove...
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Tue 28 Jun 2016, 16:16 pm
MAUN: Nightlife in the tourism capital has died after authorities closed down the Fresh Exclusive Night Club. The closure leaves fun lovers and tourists with nowhere to g...
Tue 28 Jun 2016, 11:29 am
Leaders of six regional states representing SADC meet this morning on the Lesotho conflict, as groups in the kingdom lobby for tougher action on Pakalitha Mosisili’s gove...
Fri 24 Jun 2016, 18:00 pm
A long-standing land dispute between the government and residents of Khumaga and Moreomaoto has pushed villagers to seek legal recourse on the matter to block a looming f...
Fri 24 Jun 2016, 17:20 pm
Banyatsang Thebe is a 31-year-old farmer from Tsoi cattle post, just outside Rakops village. The expansion of the boundary fence into communal land would leave his livest...
Business
Fri 24 Jun 2016, 18:00 pm
The economy is unlikely to expand by the projected 4.2 percent this year as the country continues to face multiple challenges, Bank of Botswana (BoB) believes.
Fri 24 Jun 2016, 16:39 pm
Information and Communications Technology (ICT) has been identified as one of the industries that can give impetus to the country’s transition to a knowledge-based econom...
Fri 24 Jun 2016, 16:36 pm
Tati Nickel Mining Company (TNMC) has completed an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) study for its new concession, which is meant to increase life for Selkirk Mine by...
Fri 24 Jun 2016, 16:32 pm
Gas exploration firm, Tlou Energy says it has been buoyed by government’s recent announcement of a proposal of incorporated 100MW of Coal Bed Methane power into the count...
Sport
Tue 28 Jun 2016, 15:38 pm
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) plans to use the P250,000 prize money from the COSAFA Cup to clear outstanding players’ allowances, Mmegi Sport has learnt.
Tue 28 Jun 2016, 15:25 pm
The Botswana Boxing Association (BoBA) has suffered a 10% budget cut for their annual grant after receiving P900,000 from the Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC). T...
Mon 27 Jun 2016, 09:38 am
After three days of racing, every finisher of the tough Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race is a hero and the amount of points earned after these two rounds of the ...
Fri 24 Jun 2016, 17:00 pm
Local riders will look to impress at the 35th edition of the 1000 Toyota Desert Race scheduled for Jwaneng over the weekend.
Lifestyle
Fri 24 Jun 2016, 15:49 pm
Recently Thapong Visual Arts centre hosted the Gaborone and South East district regional visual art exhibition and winners from each category were selected ahead of the n...
Fri 24 Jun 2016, 15:42 pm
Over the weekend I filled up The Dome, literally. I have never been in a crowd of 20,000 people. SAB Miller, through Castle Lite, invited competition winners for an exper...
Fri 24 Jun 2016, 14:49 pm
It seems fish has replaced popcorn as the delight of cinema. Dory, a wide-eyed blue tang fish, is the bundle of joy that gets movie enthusiasts crazed and longing for mor...
Thu 23 Jun 2016, 18:00 pm
Award-winning rapper Atlasaone ‘ATI’ Molemogi has again disappointed his fans by postponing the release date of his much anticipated sophomore album Envelope to September...
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Mon 27 Jun 2016, 07:15 am
I love Independence Day. I love joining friends and colleagues to celebrate with food and music and reflect on the founding of the United States, now 240 years young.
Thu 23 Jun 2016, 15:00 pm
On June 21, 2016, the Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA), attended a Health Ethics Seminar organised by AVIWE Healthcare Resource and Training Institut...
Wed 22 Jun 2016, 15:29 pm
Dear Mr. Prime Minister, It has been one full year now since our fathers were rounded up and seized by the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) operatives from various places (ho...
Tue 21 Jun 2016, 15:04 pm
Director of Proceedings, I wish to take this opportunity to express my profound thanks to the organisers of this event for inviting me to share my thoughts with you on th...
Features
Fri 24 Jun 2016, 16:25 pm
With a record 41 million people in need of food relief in the region and climate change forecasts pointing to declining resources in the future, SADC leaders are due to c...
Fri 24 Jun 2016, 16:17 pm
In January this year, Australian junior miner, Mount Burgess won back its rights to a 25-million tonne zinc, silver and lead project in Ngamiland, lost after regulatory w...
Fri 24 Jun 2016, 16:14 pm
If China is a rising fiery dragon heading for world superpowerdom, her crown must be the Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. Even the name Huawei apparently literally means “Chi...
Fri 24 Jun 2016, 16:04 pm
My morning drive in pursuit of my daily chores on Friday June 10, was interrupted by a phone call breaking news that, two weeks on, I still find hard to take in.
World
Fri 24 Jun 2016, 09:52 am
Prime Minister David Cameron is to step down by October after the UK voted to leave the European Union.
Mon 13 Jun 2016, 09:16 am
Orlando, Florida (CNN)- An American-born man who'd pledged allegiance to ISIS gunned down 50 people early Sunday at a gay nightclub in Orlando, the deadliest mass shootin...
Wed 08 Jun 2016, 08:30 am
One of African football's best-known figures, Stephen Keshi, has died at the age of 54, the Nigeria Football Association has said. A former captain of the Nigeria nationa...
Mon 06 Jun 2016, 09:13 am
He might run the world's biggest social networking site, but not even Mark Zuckerberg is immune to being hacked.
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Wed 22 Jun 2016, 15:59 pm
Ditshupo tsa temothuo tsa kgaolo ya Serowe tsa monongwaga di tla di godile le go tlhabologa ka go solofetswe disupiwa ka mefuta go tswa mo balemibaruing go tswa mo kgaolo...
Wed 22 Jun 2016, 15:58 pm
LETLHAKANE: Baagi ba kgaolwana ya Letlhakane Bkone ba re ga ba sa tlhole ba batla go emelwa kwa khanseleng ke mokhanselalara wa bone wa Gompieno Boitshwarelo Mopedi.
Wed 22 Jun 2016, 15:56 pm
METSIAAELA: Knowledge Shanganani wa dingwaga tse masome a mararo le boraro(33), yo o tlholegang kwa Zimbabwe, o sekela molato wa go tlhaba Elliot Lefatshe ka sengwe se go...
Wed 22 Jun 2016, 15:48 pm
MAUN. Letlhoko la metsi kwa motseng wa Maun le tsentse matshelo a batho mo diphatseng ka ba felela ba a nwa aa seng phepa.
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