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Tuesday 21 February 2017, 15:12 pm.
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...
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:15 am
Dude! Where do I start? Wait, I need a soundtrack for this. Cue in, Sail by Awolnation. Let me start from the aircraft. On board the Atlas Angel at five kilometres above ...
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:13 am
The video is telling. Recorded by a motorist and shared on social media, it shows local rapper, Tshepiso “Kast” Molapisi trudging painfully along the highway, each tortur...
Thu 16 Feb 2017, 16:14 pm
The Embassy of Russia recently hosted Foreign Affairs minister, Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi, other senior government officials and a large proportion of the diplomatic corps a...
Fri 10 Feb 2017, 11:31 am
After the worst drought in 35 years, farmers in the country’s South are thanking God, their ancestors and the heavens for the plentiful rains that have set them on the ro...
Fri 10 Feb 2017, 11:31 am
This time last year, farmers in Borolong watched in disbelief as their crops wilted in heatwave after heatwave, a region known as a breadbasket in Botswana slowly turning...
Fri 10 Feb 2017, 11:29 am
Micus Chimbombi is a picture of serenity on his three-hectare farm located on the outskirts of Gabane. Following years as the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Agric...
Thu 09 Feb 2017, 12:05 pm
As with every year, the Law Society of Botswana is very grateful for this opportunity to share with you, as fellow stakeholders in the administration of justice, its thou...
Mon 06 Feb 2017, 17:46 pm
2017 BUDGET SPEECH By Honourable O.K. Matambo Minister of Finance and Economic Development Delivered to the National Assembly on 6th February 2017
Fri 03 Feb 2017, 15:28 pm
For only the second time, descendants of Ovaherero and Ovambanderu who fled a genocide in colonial Namibia into Botswana more than 100 years ago, are preparing to return ...
Fri 03 Feb 2017, 15:23 pm
Last week, Mmegi’s readers were shaken by the story of a new mother who died a horrific death after giving birth, allegedly due to heartless treatment by staff at Princes...
Fri 03 Feb 2017, 15:22 pm
At one point, Marcia Thabo Sento’s dream was to become an interior designer, the profession she studied for at Curtin University in Australia, in 2004.
Fri 03 Feb 2017, 15:16 pm
The reintroduction of the passenger train has brought unsurpassed convenience for North and South-bound travellers. Mmegi photojournalist, KAGISO ONKATSWITSE sampled the...
Fri 27 Jan 2017, 16:03 pm
For the second year in a row, Nanogang Junior Secondary School situated in the Village in Gaborone, has been crowned the country’s top-performer in the Junior Certificate...
Fri 27 Jan 2017, 16:02 pm
Following yet another dismal Junior Certificate Examination (JCE) results a University of Botswana (UB) academic says studies previously undertaken on poor performance by...
Fri 27 Jan 2017, 16:01 pm
Judge President Ian Kirby went berserk (on the January, 9 2017 during the opening of the Court of Appeal Session), and castigated trade unions and opposition parties; sav...
Fri 27 Jan 2017, 15:54 pm
The appalling Form 3 results are a manifestation of a hodgepodge of factors that could be termed ‘open secrets’ by now. This is nothing new and all of us need not act su...
Fri 27 Jan 2017, 15:53 pm
For Botswana, India offers a real-time look at a country diversifying its economy from its traditional rural agricultural heart. Staff Writer, MBONGENI MGUNI, was recentl...
Fri 27 Jan 2017, 15:49 pm
Schools in Gantsi are perennially at the bottom of the performers in the Junior Certificate Examination and 2016 was no exception. Teachers are blamed for not applying th...
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:49 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: The Zana I knew, the Bizola we so much cherished will never be the same again. The death watch has started.
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:47 pm
Friendships and alliances will matter now more than ever as the world experiences a major shift in traditional assumptions of diplomacy as we know them, especially for sm...
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 14:47 pm
Quality assurance agencies should place the interests of students in tertiary institutions and those that are still coming front and centre of what they do. In this secon...
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