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Highlights of the Ministry of Defence, Justice and Security budget presentation by the Minister Shaw Kgathi
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 16:00 pm
I somehow find it worth noting by this Honorable House of the changes this ministry has undergone in leadership, especially at executive levels as well as the prolonged a...
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 16:54 pm
Farmers whose cattle were killed by Government to control Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in Zone 6 in 2011 are still angry about the compensation they received. A recent Hi...
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 16:51 pm
In the third of a series of analyses on Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Central Committee aspirants’ suitability or unsuitability to fill party positions at the July elec...
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 16:38 pm
Anti-poaching activities have not been spared in the Government-wide spending cuts in the current and upcoming financial years. However, environment minister, Tshekedi Kh...
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 16:37 pm
The chief executive officer of Messe Berlin, Dr Christian Goke says a recent survey showed that three percent of the German population said they would like to travel to B...
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 16:36 pm
The last thing I need on a short stay of any foreign country is sleep. Every second has to count because it is not cheap being here. It costs money, time and these well-o...
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 16:08 pm
For many, meeting a real life film star is like a dream, one that only comes true once in a blue moon. Mmegi Staff Writer, MPHO MOKWAPE*, who is currently in Beijing, rec...
Thu 16 Mar 2017, 15:27 pm
Botswana, through the Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO) became the first ever Sub-Saharan African country to be ITB Berlin partner country, giving Botswana a great plat...
Fri 10 Mar 2017, 15:11 pm
Overview: Recent Lesotho political history has been littered with instability, coup d’état and several other unconstitutional changes of Government.
Fri 10 Mar 2017, 14:57 pm
On Tuesday, the small bridge over Nnywane River between Otse and Lobatse was finally reopened, albeit as a Bailey bridge only capable of accommodating light vehicles. Mme...
Fri 10 Mar 2017, 14:53 pm
The slang words used for fake or counterfeit goods have for long discredited China as a leading culprit especially in the eyes of local consumers. Mention the name and pe...
Fri 03 Mar 2017, 15:26 pm
On Thursday afternoon, Lesotho Prime Minister, Pakalitha Mosisili was slapped with a vote of no confidence in his Parliament, marking a further weakening of his hold on p...
Fri 03 Mar 2017, 15:26 pm
Long abandoned to the unforgiving bush, the remnants of Old Lobatse Road in the South East district have become overgrown with trees and debris. However, flood damage to ...
Fri 03 Mar 2017, 15:24 pm
Healthcare has been identified as one of the vital areas of possible Africa-India cooperation. The needs for Healthcare in Africa still are largely unmet.
Fri 24 Feb 2017, 17:36 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Government is expected to submit a claim as one of the creditors against BCL Mine to recover monies used to pay back a Barclays Bank loan, provisional liq...
Fri 24 Feb 2017, 17:36 pm
In terms of its constitution, the Botswana National Beef Producers Union (BNBPPU) was formed in 2013 : to be the coordinating body at the national level of the cattle pro...
Fri 24 Feb 2017, 17:25 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Although a teacher by profession, trade unionism has become Tobokani Rari’s first love.
Fri 24 Feb 2017, 16:54 pm
After a particularly difficult year in which its share price shed half its value and profitability fell 46% for the six months to June 2016, Choppies is joining farmers a...
Fri 24 Feb 2017, 16:54 pm
On July 22 last year, Mmegi Features ran an article entitled “After Hell Nino, glad tidings beckon for farmers,” in which a bold forecast was made of bumper harvests and ...
Fri 24 Feb 2017, 16:10 pm
When Cyclone Dineo crossed over the north and north-western districts last week dumping up to 270 millimetres in some places in 24 hours, Lobatse watched from afar, safe ...
Fri 24 Feb 2017, 16:09 pm
In October 2014, Staff Writer, MBONGENI MGUNI joined other mourners conducting body viewing of the fallen Gaborone Dam, which had finally given up and died after 51-years...
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:19 am
MATSILOJE: In the scorching heat of over 30 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, the village of Matsiloje is as quiet and desolated as always in the morning especially during the ...
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:17 am
DUKWI: Over 12 months ago the village of Dukwi looked like a derelict and deserted place. The scenario came as a result of the closure of Mowana Mine after one of its con...
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:15 am
Over 100 days after the BCL Group of Mines closure after it was placed under provisional liquidation, Mmegi Staff Writer RYDER GABATHUSE speaks to Botswana Mine Workers U...
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