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Fri 28 Apr 2017, 14:47 pm
The Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) is in a state of confusion over a Nike sponsorship deal, regarding dressing national teams in international competitions.
Fri 28 Apr 2017, 14:45 pm
New Premier League entrants, Sharps Shooting Stars have said they will wait for the official closure of the season in the First Division before they can start their prepa...
Fri 28 Apr 2017, 14:45 pm
The race for a top eight finish in the BTC Premiership rumbles on this weekend with some interesting fixtures lined up. With Township Rollers and Jwaneng Galaxy fighting ...
Fri 28 Apr 2017, 09:31 am
Government has proceeded to introduce the Tourism Development Levy (TDL) despite resistance from the Hospitality and Tourism Association of Botswana that resulted in it...
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The Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) headquarters were ...
28 April 2017
Government has proceeded to introduce the Tourism Developmen...
27 April 2017
The case in which a Zimbabwean gardener allegedly concealed ...
27 April 2017
Duma Boko’s bodyguard, Elliot Moshoke, will have to wait a b...
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27 April 2017
On Tuesday, Gaborone City mayor, Kagiso Thutlwe defended his...

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Thu 27 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) headquarters were on Tuesday evening turned into a war zone when activists alleged to be bodyguards to the party president, Ndab...
Thu 27 Apr 2017, 15:03 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Police Service (BPS) has concluded investigations into a bogus petition, which led to the postponement of the Francistown West by-election in No...
Thu 27 Apr 2017, 15:01 pm
MAUN: Two senior officials of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) were recently involved in an incident in which one claimed the other tried to run him over, while the ot...
Thu 27 Apr 2017, 14:50 pm
Just a few weeks after members of the troubled Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) National Youth Executive Committee (NYEC) announced they had buried their hatchets, evidenc...
Business
Fri 28 Apr 2017, 09:31 am
Government has proceeded to introduce the Tourism Development Levy (TDL) despite resistance from the Hospitality and Tourism Association of Botswana that resulted in it...
Thu 27 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
Debswana’s Letlhakane opencast mine will be closed this year, but the 500 workers there will keep their jobs as the company will switch production to a tailings plant.
Thu 27 Apr 2017, 15:18 pm
Trade integration can only be fostered by an open trade regime when a range of complementary policies are in place, a customs official has said.
Thu 27 Apr 2017, 15:16 pm
The Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) has joined hands with the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry in Mozambique to create a platform to explore busines...
Sport
Fri 28 Apr 2017, 14:47 pm
The Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) is in a state of confusion over a Nike sponsorship deal, regarding dressing national teams in international competitions.
Fri 28 Apr 2017, 14:45 pm
New Premier League entrants, Sharps Shooting Stars have said they will wait for the official closure of the season in the First Division before they can start their prepa...
Fri 28 Apr 2017, 14:45 pm
The race for a top eight finish in the BTC Premiership rumbles on this weekend with some interesting fixtures lined up. With Township Rollers and Jwaneng Galaxy fighting ...
Thu 27 Apr 2017, 13:56 pm
George Arabang, a fourth suspect in a case in which Township Rollers lost P200,000 to robbers, appeared before Extension II magistrate, Ntombizodwa Ncube yesterday charge...
Lifestyle
Thu 27 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
St. Joseph’s College will host a cultural event on May 6, as activation for a number of upcoming events meant to raise funds for the school’s 90th anniversary celebration...
Thu 27 Apr 2017, 14:13 pm
Kast finally unveiled the lineup for his anticipated Tlatsa Lebala event but Charma Gal, a proven crowd puller, is a surprise absentee because her services are deemed too...
Thu 27 Apr 2017, 14:10 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The much-revered Francistown Jazz Festival that disappointed many early this month when it was postponed at the last minute is rescheduled for September 9, a...
Thu 27 Apr 2017, 14:10 pm
Veteran rapper Apollo D has announced that he will release his fourth studio album Summer Of The Legends anytime from now.
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Opinion & Analysis
Thu 27 Apr 2017, 15:09 pm
Your attention is drawn to the above captioned story contained in the Mmegi newspaper dated April 21, 2017 with the headline “Government shuns private sector - Mosienyane...
Thu 27 Apr 2017, 15:07 pm
LOMÉ/GABORONE: As African women leading influential and impact-driven organisations, the Ecobank Foundation and the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA), we are passi...
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 15:06 pm
People with tuberculosis (TB) experience infringements of their human rights on a daily basis. In far too many cases, they lack access to effective testing and treatment,...
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
As President Ian Khama sets in motion a journey to vacate office next year April 1, and hands over the baton of power to Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi, Mmegi Staff Wri...
Features
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 18:04 pm
On the sidelines of the annual diplomats conference, Mmegi caught up with Botswana’s Ambassador to Belgium and European Union, Samuel Outlule who tells us that Brexit has...
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 18:00 pm
When the Earthquake struck on the night of April 4, one family in Mahalapye said they locked themselves in their house because they thought the tremors were caused by ele...
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 17:58 pm
Shanghai and Beijing are the two cities that ring a bell whenever China is mentioned. Both cities are often cited as evidence of China’s economic success story but some m...
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 17:56 pm
Nearly every family in Botswana had a relative who joined the trek to South Africa, whose mines in the last decades provided much needed employment to the regional econom...
World
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 14:59 pm
It's an improbable love story that, in some countries, would violate social norms. A teenage student falls in love with his high school teacher and vows to marry her. Eve...
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 13:19 pm
Fresh evidence suggests that Malaysia Airlines flight 370 is most likely located to the north of a main search zone, Australian scientists say.
Wed 19 Apr 2017, 17:30 pm
China says it is seriously concerned about North Korean nuclear development, in the wake of a BBC interview with a top official from the North.
Tue 04 Apr 2017, 16:37 pm
At least 58 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a suspected chemical attack on a rebel-held town in north-western Syria, a monitoring group says.
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Wed 26 Apr 2017, 15:56 pm
Lelwapa loora Moipolai kwa kgaolwaneng ya Ledumadumane kwa Mogoditshane, le supiwa ka monwana morago gore go fitlhelwe phiri kwa go lone.
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 15:53 pm
Toropokgolo ya Francistown e utlwala ka modumo o montsi wa meduduetso, maboko, megolokwane le go opa diatla morago ga go tlhatlogela kwa liking ya BTC ga setlhopha sa koo...
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 15:48 pm
Fela jaaka Motswana a rile, ‘Matlho mabonani ga se matlhokani’ re boa re kopana le Dikgang (Daily News) gape mme gompieno e re begela ka phuthego nngwe e go tweng e ne y...
Thu 20 Apr 2017, 15:01 pm
Baokamela mapodise mo dikgaolong ka go farologana go ralala lefatshe leno, ba re le fa ditiragalo tsa borukhutlhi di wetse tlase ka malatsi a Paseka monongwaga, boitshwar...
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BDF Day 2017
The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) held their annual BDF Day on Saturday at the National Stadium in Gaborone. BDF is commemorating their 40th year anniversary.
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EWB collaring elephants in the CKGR
Elephants Without Borders (EWB) team collaring elephants in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR). Video by Thalefang Charles
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