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Fri 15 Jun 2018, 13:09 pm
In politics, there are people who make things happen directly and those who call the shots behind the scenes. Mmegi Staff Writer, RYDER GABATHUSE looks at movers and shak...
Fri 15 Jun 2018, 12:54 pm
New Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation minister, Vincent Seretse, plans to turn the country's diplomats around the world into ambassadors of economic growth. T...
Fri 15 Jun 2018, 12:51 pm
Matters at troubled life insurance company, Bona Life, are coming to a head. A bitter shareholder row, P650 million lawsuit, attempts to dismiss the CEO and a Court of A...
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 15:54 pm
There was a time when the country's entire mining industry was abuzz with excitement around coal, a mineral which by then touted was being touted as the next "diamond mir...
Fri 01 Jun 2018, 13:22 pm
A vital watershed and a fountain of life that nurtures six countries, millions of people and some of the most important wildlife on Earth, is begging for protection. If t...
Fri 25 May 2018, 14:22 pm
The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has itself to blame for the weekend loss at the Moselewapula ward by-election, the ward, which they had won comfortably during ...
Fri 25 May 2018, 14:21 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Besides fighting for his political life, newly elected Moselewapula councillor Reuben Ketlhoilwe was also firing on all cylinders in parallel do-or-die batt...
Fri 25 May 2018, 14:20 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Botswana Congress Party's (BCP) Reuben Ketlhoilwe was this week the cynosure of all eyes as his persistence to win a council seat paid off after nearly two d...
Fri 25 May 2018, 14:09 pm
It was in 1996 when three of my friends and I, left Gaborone on a Friday, after work, and headed towards the Tlokweng border en route to the then sprawling dusty village ...
Fri 25 May 2018, 06:00 am
Botswana is taking new steps to make tax evasion and avoidance more difficult for international companies. Struggling to attract foreign investors, the country in the pas...
Fri 18 May 2018, 15:55 pm
I received the news of Gobe "GW" Matenge's passing from her daughter, Tsompie, on April 26, 2018 with great sadness and sorrow. Tsompie's message was brief: " Hi Boss, p...
Fri 18 May 2018, 15:26 pm
Nelson Mandela in 1991 said: "The decisive defeat of the racist army in Cuito Cuanavale was a victory for all Africa. This victory in Cuito Cuanavale is what made it poss...
Fri 11 May 2018, 15:12 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Over two decades ago, Isaac Kgosi became very popular as the then vice president Ian Khama’s senior private secretary.
Fri 04 May 2018, 13:49 pm
Former President Ian Khama's trusted confidante, the once untouchable spy chief with eyes everywhere, was this week unceremoniously fired by the new President, Mokgweetsi...
Fri 04 May 2018, 13:39 pm
Riding in a big Black Suburban or yellow cabs and a bit of walking through New York City streets can lead to wild temptations. Staff Writer THALEFANG CHARLES spent a few ...
Fri 04 May 2018, 13:39 pm
PALAPYE: This town has become well known for a retail explosion that has seen high-class malls spring up throughout the village, jostling for both the increasingly wealth...
Fri 27 Apr 2018, 13:44 pm
FRANCISTOWN: After a decade's dry spell during former president Ian Khama's era, the private media is warming up to possible cordial relations with the President Mokgweet...
Fri 27 Apr 2018, 13:40 pm
The mood of the frustrated ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) four primaries' losers over the weekend told a story that if the party leadership could not move fast to...
Fri 27 Apr 2018, 13:38 pm
On his final day in office, former president, Ian Khama, signed two pieces of legislation eagerly anticipated by consumers countrywide, who have been labouring under the ...
Fri 20 Apr 2018, 13:59 pm
There are many indications that President Mokgweetsi Masisi is going to deviate from the hard stance adopted by former president Ian Khama. He does not seem content with ...
Fri 20 Apr 2018, 13:35 pm
Anil Agarwal, an Indian industrialist who owns 21% of Anglo American and boasts a net wealth of US$4 billion (P39 billion) is apparently cosying up to new president, Mokg...
Fri 20 Apr 2018, 13:32 pm
Lawyers representing the Botswana government and Russian metals giant, Norilsk Nickel, returned to the High Court this week, to continue their two-year battle over a US$2...
Fri 20 Apr 2018, 13:31 pm
Each morning, hundreds of ex-BCL Mine workers trudge to the Selebi-Phikwe Labour office where they join their fellow former co-workers and other jobless citizens, sitting...
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 14:05 pm
President Mokgweetsi Masisi has inherited a bloated Cabinet, which incessantly gives the Legislature a torrid time in terms of making laws. The Cabinet also leaves the ta...
Fri 13 Apr 2018, 13:39 pm
For many years the village of Rakops has been widely known for the regular occurrence of floods, its cement-like soils which can transform into a dusty wind in the blink ...
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