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A lone criminal who robs and rapes young women at the Gaborone Bus Rank is on the loose. Gaborone West Police Station Commander, Agreement Mapeu says since the beginnin...
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MOLEPOLOLE: A Mosarwa servant who has been battling with his masterís sister over a piece of land in Mosinki lands, near Molepolole is all smiles after the Customary ...
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 17:00 pm
Lesotho's exiled Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has called on regional leaders to deploy troops to his country to help restore order, his aide says.
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 15:32 pm
For years Botswana had been jokingly known in the region as the chewing capital of Southern Africa. Under the previous Cadbury ownership the plant that operates in Commer...
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29 August 2014
The unexplained high number of voter transfers countrywide h...
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Mon 01 Sep 2014, 11:06 am
A lone criminal who robs and rapes young women at the Gaborone Bus Rank is on the loose. Gaborone West Police Station Commander, Agreement Mapeu says since the beginnin...
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 11:11 am
MOLEPOLOLE: A Mosarwa servant who has been battling with his masterís sister over a piece of land in Mosinki lands, near Molepolole is all smiles after the Customary ...
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 15:40 pm
PALAPYE: Over 2, 000 teachers around the country currently earn below a minimum recommended take home income, a trend that does not sit well with the Ministry Of Educatio...
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 15:56 pm
The unexplained high number of voter transfers countrywide has raised suspicions that outside forces may be manipulating the votersí roll.
Business
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 16:19 pm
Chewing gum manufacturing company Cadbury Botswana has left 134 people jobless as the parent company, Mondelez International closed its manufacturing facility in Gaborone...
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 16:10 pm
BotswanaPost has announced the introduction of its first inter-postal transfer corridor with neighbouring Zimbabwe.
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 16:32 pm
The new Air Botswana (AB) boss has vowed to transform the parastatal into a profit making entity by next year, with a target of 6.5 percent annual passenger growth rate.
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 16:17 pm
Sun International has tied a deal to sell Gaborone Sun Hotel and three of its other hotels in the Southern African region to a Thai company.
Sport
Thu 31 Jul 2014, 12:59 pm
The COSAFA Senior Challenge, which Botswana was supposed to host, will be held in a different country later this year. The country is believed to be South Africa.
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 15:17 pm
Botswana Table Tennis Association (BTTA) president Thebe Selema will not seek re-election when affiliates vote at the end of their Annual General Meeting (AGM) tonight at...
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 15:47 pm
The Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) was scheduled to meet last night to discuss the fate of former world 400m champion, Amantle Montsho who is provisionally suspende...
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 15:10 pm
The Glasgow Commonwealth Games and Nanjing Youth Olympic teams arrive tomorrow in the country after a mission, which yielded three medals.
Lifestyle
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 16:02 pm
When he talks, Benson Phuthego gesticulates. His long arms, boast huge biceps, which stretch and jerk in all directions as he talks. He oozes exuberance and looks ready f...
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 15:59 pm
Listening to Tomeletso Sereetsi speak in his deep voice makes it difficult to imagine him as an artist with a fluty voice that reverberates through notes with ease.
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 15:53 pm
The Kingís Journal is sad and comical at the same time. It is a deeply educational and enlightening book. It starts with intriguing details of how a king was born, bred...
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 15:49 pm
The latest Marvel Comics release, Guardians Of The Galaxy, is nothing short of excitement. Not only does it represent superhero movies by Marvel but one can also argue t...
Opinion & Analysis
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 15:32 pm
For years Botswana had been jokingly known in the region as the chewing capital of Southern Africa. Under the previous Cadbury ownership the plant that operates in Commer...
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 14:54 pm
Mr Editor, please allow me the space to air my grievances on how the Botswana Defence Force that I joined 10 years ago upon my graduation from the University of Botswana ...
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 14:56 pm
In this last installment of how dictatorships work, MMEGI REPORTERS take a look at present and past leaders who were at some point labelled dictators by their own citizen...
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 14:46 pm
When the news broke out on that evening of April 4, 1968 that the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr was no more, spontaneous rioting erupted from across the country and espe...
Features
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 15:31 pm
TSABONG: Defeated Bulela Ditswe Kgalagadi South constituency candidate Sam Brooks has declared his loyalty to the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP).
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 15:11 pm
At the age of 32 Tonota-born Thato Odiseng had never thought she could be at risk of Cervical Cancer as she had been healthy all her life, there was no history of cancer ...
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 15:09 pm
Kgalagadi North constituency is one of the most undeveloped and poverty hit districts in the country. Parliamentary candidates speak the same language regarding develo...
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 15:03 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Reports from Palapye, where the 14,700-strong member Botswana Sectors of Educators Trade Union (BOSETU) held its 10th elective congress show that relations b...
World
Mon 01 Sep 2014, 17:00 pm
Lesotho's exiled Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has called on regional leaders to deploy troops to his country to help restore order, his aide says.
Sat 30 Aug 2014, 16:08 pm
The prime minister of Lesotho, Thomas Thabane has fled to South Africa, alleging a coup by the army and saying his life is in danger.
Mon 25 Aug 2014, 10:00 am
The Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed that an outbreak of haemorrhagic fever in the north of the country has been identified as Ebola.
Fri 22 Aug 2014, 11:00 am
One of the US aid workers who recovered from an Ebola infection is "thrilled to be alive" as he and another patient are discharged from hospital.
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