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Fri 11 Jan 2019, 14:03 pm
With only a few months before the country goes to the polls, Botswana’s political parties are yet to start their campaigns in earnest with the majority of them gripped ...
Fri 11 Jan 2019, 13:33 pm
The year gone by will be remembered for everything from the ascendancy of the fifth president, to the 87 poached elephants that weren’t, to numerous high profile deaths...
Fri 21 Dec 2018, 14:25 pm
Several times this year, the news headlines must have left you scratching your head. What the heck! From dope in the gym of an Olympic athlete, to Donald Trump calling Af...
Fri 21 Dec 2018, 14:19 pm
While he was President, Ian Khama only used social media to throw some shade at presidents Donald Trump and Robert Mugabe of US and Zimbabwe respectively. But it was in t...
Fri 21 Dec 2018, 14:18 pm
Love it or hate it, you cannot ignore it. Literally. Because they are everywhere you look. The Honda Fit, an unassuming hatchback aridiculous and abnormal loads and also ...
Fri 21 Dec 2018, 14:12 pm
There is a lot of similarity between the love songs of Limpopo’s King Monada and one of the biblical Song of Songs traditionally ascribed to King Solomon. The popularit...
Fri 14 Dec 2018, 12:58 pm
FRANCISTOWN: News of the resignation of the then 93-year-old Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe late last year spread fast and sparked celebrations in various parts of Fr...
Fri 14 Dec 2018, 12:55 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Local farmers have welcomed the recent announcement by President Mokgweetsi Masisi that an electric fence will be erected along Botswana’s border with Zimb...
Fri 14 Dec 2018, 12:54 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Despite the fact that the town is now a shadow of its former self, a windswept hollow on the brink of ghost-status, Selebi Phikwe is holding to the few str...
Fri 14 Dec 2018, 12:52 pm
Lake Ngami is drying up. There is no more fish to catch and sustain the people of the lake. But despite the setback, the lake has thrown another lifeline to its people i...
Fri 07 Dec 2018, 13:42 pm
Farmers in the south of the country are in two minds about whether to wait for the rains, or pack up and look for other sources of income. The traditional onset of the ra...
Fri 07 Dec 2018, 13:42 pm
While farmers in the southern part of the country are grappling with lack of rainfall, the northern part of the country recently experienced a deluge that lasted for some...
Fri 07 Dec 2018, 13:35 pm
As the country’s most beloved weatherman, Radithupa Radithupa’s forecasts carry a special weight in the hearts and minds of farmers. But two heatwaves into the season...
Fri 07 Dec 2018, 13:35 pm
President Mokgweetsi Masisi has declared 2017/18 an arable agricultural drought year, following the second drought assessment in six months. Farmers will receive a range ...
Fri 07 Dec 2018, 13:35 pm
Between October 1 and 10, all four units at the 600MW Morupule B power station were shut down due to the defects that have dogged the country’s flagship source of elect...
Fri 07 Dec 2018, 13:33 pm
With air pollution killing over seven million people a year across the world, the World Health Organisation has urged Botswana to guard against pollution caused by the us...
Fri 30 Nov 2018, 13:53 pm
Dubani wa Dubani was one of my best press buddies though our paths always ran parallel when it came to which paper we worked for. He was always The Voice man, whereas I w...
Fri 30 Nov 2018, 13:52 pm
The sad news has come that Sylvia died recently after a long stay in hospital. Sylvia was secretary of the Botswana Society during its glory years in the 1970s when she f...
Fri 30 Nov 2018, 13:51 pm
The dream to exploit Botswana’s estimated 200 billion tonnes of coal resources appears to be taking shape at last. Morupule Coal Mine in Palapye and Minergy’s Masama ...
Fri 23 Nov 2018, 13:00 pm
The water crisis of 2015/16, the drying up of Gaborone Dam and the worst drought in 35 years in the south, remain painful reminders of why a stitch in time saves nine. Ea...
Fri 23 Nov 2018, 12:47 pm
The safari game drive was exciting with hushed laughter whilst searching for the big cats, but when we finally found them, at Marabou Pan, the whole experience quickly de...
Fri 23 Nov 2018, 12:44 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: The unimpressive voter registration numbers here are hardly surprising as the north-eastern town enters its third year of economic collapse, amidst the exp...
Fri 16 Nov 2018, 13:15 pm
The top secret negotiations between Botswana and De Beers for a new diamond sales deal have kicked off in earnest, with both sides establishing five-member teams and work...
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