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Tue 24 May 2016, 10:37 am
Following a good season that saw them finish in the top eight, Miscellaneous yesterday received P125,000 from Botswana Life. The amount will specifically go towards the p...
Fri 20 May 2016, 18:00 pm
Government has approved the environmental impact statement of the Letlhakane project, advancing what would be Botswana’s first Uranium Mine. The approval will go a long w...
Fri 20 May 2016, 18:00 pm
Basarwa have taken their struggle for mother tongue education to the ongoing 15th session of the United Nations (UN) Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York, USA...
Fri 20 May 2016, 15:34 pm
Various stakeholders including the UN Special Rapporteur on cultural rights, Farida Shaheed in her recent visit to the country have raised the issue of mother tongue educ...
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Following a good season that saw them finish in the top eigh...
24 May 2016
Minister of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism Honourable Tsh...
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20 May 2016
Prudent strategists in change-management know that the first...

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Fri 20 May 2016, 18:00 pm
Basarwa have taken their struggle for mother tongue education to the ongoing 15th session of the United Nations (UN) Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York, USA...
Fri 20 May 2016, 15:34 pm
Various stakeholders including the UN Special Rapporteur on cultural rights, Farida Shaheed in her recent visit to the country have raised the issue of mother tongue educ...
Fri 20 May 2016, 15:31 pm
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has questioned the employment of the Auditor General (AG) Pulane Letebele after it was established that she has been appointed on a f...
Fri 20 May 2016, 15:26 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana People’s Party (BPP) extended executive will on Saturday meet at Tati Siding in a bid to come up with strategies that can help the party attract...
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Fri 20 May 2016, 18:00 pm
Government has approved the environmental impact statement of the Letlhakane project, advancing what would be Botswana’s first Uranium Mine. The approval will go a long w...
Fri 20 May 2016, 15:04 pm
As the Botswana Exporters and Manufacturers Association (BEMA) celebrates its 21st anniversary this year, there is a clear sense of fulfilment within the organisation.
Fri 20 May 2016, 15:04 pm
The recurring incidences of drought in the country are threatening to drive up food prices, especially of cereals, according to Statistics Botswana (SB). Due to the droug...
Fri 20 May 2016, 15:02 pm
Production from Gem Diamonds’ Ghaghoo Mine in the CKGR halved in the first quarter of the year as the company downsized operations to reduce costs. In a production update...
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Tue 24 May 2016, 10:37 am
Following a good season that saw them finish in the top eight, Miscellaneous yesterday received P125,000 from Botswana Life. The amount will specifically go towards the p...
Fri 20 May 2016, 12:30 pm
Kgatleng giants, Mochudi Centre Chiefs have vowed to defend their position regarding the Ofentse Nato matter following the Botswana Premier League (BPL) disciplinary comm...
Fri 20 May 2016, 12:27 pm
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Switzerland has begun working on the Township Rollers appeal although a time frame for the completion of the matter has not be...
Fri 20 May 2016, 12:24 pm
FIFA remained tight-lipped this week on the source of information which misled the world soccer governing body into writing a letter congratulating Township Rollers as na...
Lifestyle
Fri 20 May 2016, 14:40 pm
These days when people dance Polka it is like they do it with the whole nation. Mmegi Staffer MOMPATI TLHANKANE went to the Khawa Dune Challenge and Cultural Festival and...
Fri 20 May 2016, 14:40 pm
The term Boho-chic inspires thoughts of the hippie and the bohemian fashion styles that were popular in the 1960s, and early 1970s in the western world. That is Thuto Se...
Fri 20 May 2016, 14:40 pm
Sjabana? Kast? Kastalion? Stalion? Kast Alien? Outkast? Sorry, I do not really know what you call yourself these days so I would stick to Tshepiso.
Thu 19 May 2016, 18:00 pm
Disgruntled artists, who feel sidelined ahead of the much-anticipated Botswana 50th independence anniversary, gathered yesterday and threatened to upset further build-up ...
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Wed 18 May 2016, 15:49 pm
Botswana Land Boards, Local Authorities and Health Workers Union (BLLAWHWU) when it was called Botswana Unified Local Government Service Association (BULGSA) used to stan...
Tue 17 May 2016, 15:18 pm
The #Ishallnotforget movement was formed last week in response to the revelations of allegations of sexual abuse leading to pregnancy of a 16-year-old schoolgirl in Sebin...
Tue 17 May 2016, 15:06 pm
The Law Society of Botswana (LSB) recently learnt with shock and horror of the alleged sexual abuse of a 16-year-old schoolgirl. The allegations and the manner in which t...
Mon 16 May 2016, 11:25 am
Mr President, please appoint a commission of inquiry to save the girl child now.
Features
Fri 20 May 2016, 15:10 pm
Assessment teams in the 12 SADC countries pushed to hunger by the El Nino climate phenomenon are expected to announce that the region is facing its worst food situation e...
Fri 20 May 2016, 15:08 pm
Would you eat cassava? Do you even know what it is and what it tastes like? When was the last time you ate something that was not pap, sorghum or rice? Well, should food ...
Fri 20 May 2016, 15:07 pm
Mmegi Correspondent, LEBOGANG BAINGAPI, spent a day in Kanaku, witnessing the settlement’s relief at meeting with Local Government and Rural Development assistant ministe...
Fri 20 May 2016, 12:34 pm
Swimming against the tide, the country’s first black-owned adult day care centre says it is recording growing interest from Batswana, who have traditionally balked at the...
World
Fri 20 May 2016, 14:37 pm
A city in India's Rajasthan state has broken the country's temperature records after registering 51C, the highest since records began, the weather office says.
Thu 19 May 2016, 14:38 pm
An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo made two sharp turns before plunging into the Mediterranean Sea, Greece's defence minister says.
Wed 18 May 2016, 15:07 pm
One of the missing Chibok girls has been found in Nigeria, activists say, the first to be rescued since their capture two years ago.
Fri 13 May 2016, 16:42 pm
Former gold miners in South Africa can go ahead with a class action against mining companies over health damage allegedly caused by their work, a court in Johannesburg ha...
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Wed 18 May 2016, 17:11 pm
MAUN: Maranyane a Facebook a tlogetse mme mongwe wa mogwebi mo legoeleleng morago ga go amogiwa madimadi a sena go bona ipapatso mo mafaratlhatlheng a facebook.
Wed 18 May 2016, 17:10 pm
Motse wa Mogoditshane mo kgaolong ya Kweneng, o kaiwa thata ka dilo di le dintsi tse di sa siamang. Go bolelwa fa okare mongwe le mongwe yo o batlang go dira sepe se se m...
Wed 18 May 2016, 17:08 pm
Captain Dira ke lekolwane e le opelang mmino wa Setswana le borankana ka lorato le pelo ya gagwe fela yotlhe, ga a tlhabeletsa pina, moreetsi o kgona go utlwa mafoko a ga...
Wed 18 May 2016, 17:07 pm
LETLHAKANE: Mmelaelwa wa kgang ya bogotswana yo o tlwaelesegileng ka go tshosetsa go keteka babegadikgang kwa kgotleng ya ditsheko mo Boteti, Mandiwana Mokgalo (21), o ne...
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Sebina Councillor Must Go #IShallNotForget
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Bakgatla - Ntwakgolo
Bakgatla tribesmen and women singing at their main Kgotla in Mochudi. The song is urging morafe to negotiate their issues and solve their differences. It was sung on the occasion when government through Minister of Local Government & Rural Development Slumber Tsogwane announced that Bakgatla Kgosi Kgafela II would be reinstated. Video by Joseph Sebina
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