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Friday 23 June 2017, 16:05 pm.
Thu 22 Jun 2017, 17:24 pm
Every other 12 months, the National Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) sits to examine government accounts books to scrutinise how public funds were spent the pre...
Wed 21 Jun 2017, 11:37 am
With political elective congresses nearing, the media is awash with reports of party members physically assaulting one another. It seems resorting to physical violence in...
Tue 20 Jun 2017, 11:40 am
Latest reports indicate that several projects across the country have been delivered to the government within the budget and on time.
Fri 16 Jun 2017, 17:08 pm
Somewhere in this edition we carry a story on the Minister of Employment, Labour Productivity and Skills Development Tshenolo Mabeo’s statement to the International Labou...
Thu 15 Jun 2017, 11:53 am
Veronica Modey-Ebi, the UNHCR regional representative, on Tuesday made an impassioned appeal to the government of Botswana to keep the door open to refugees and asylum.
Wed 14 Jun 2017, 11:04 am
Our national assets are under siege. Just nine months before President Ian Khama vacates office, he would have stripped all our national assets for his own selfish benefi...
Tue 13 Jun 2017, 16:30 pm
Armed robberies and violent crimes have recently spiralled in urban centres and the peripheries.
Fri 09 Jun 2017, 11:06 am
Work-life is one of the greatest goals a person can achieve during a lifetime and many people dream of that at a young age. Of course, entrepreneurship is another venture...
Thu 08 Jun 2017, 11:56 am
The criminal justice system and its adversarial make-up, when it works perfectly, are supposed to ensure justice and equity for both defendants and the public good.
Wed 07 Jun 2017, 11:55 am
It is sad that the nation’s premier tertiary education institution, the University of Botswana (UB) is tottering on the brink of a financial abyss.
Tue 06 Jun 2017, 16:55 pm
The Permanent secretary in the Ministry of Infrastructure and Housing Development (MIHD) Dikagiso Mokotedi has admitted that there is no register of Government-owned buil...
Fri 02 Jun 2017, 11:02 am
Tomorrow the beautiful but troubled mountain kingdom of Lesotho goes to the polls, for the second time in less than five years, to choose a government and a Prime Ministe...
Thu 01 Jun 2017, 11:38 am
The assistant minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Botlogile Tshireletso has vowed that she will call for a change of dress code for members of the public ...
Wed 31 May 2017, 15:32 pm
Why is that one can hear a pin drop in the middle of Botswana’s preparations for the World Netball Youth Cup? The competition, which draws together 20 countries from acro...
Wed 31 May 2017, 11:58 am
Appearing before the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee on Monday, the Ombudsman complained that his office is a toothless bulldog with very limited powers to invest...
Tue 30 May 2017, 11:07 am
Yesterday’s edition of The Monitor carried a news article about parents who were held hostage at Reuben Mpabanga Primary School in Selebi-Phikwe. Their biggest crime was ...
Fri 26 May 2017, 11:00 am
It has come to light that while the rest of the population are paying exorbitant water and electricity charges, Members of Parliament (MPs) are enjoying them for free.
Wed 24 May 2017, 11:06 am
The right-thinking men of this country were once again forced to hang their collective heads in shame. Why? A video emerged this week of taxi and combi louts harassing ...
Tue 23 May 2017, 11:54 am
Despite our national dams now sitting comfortable with adequate water to sustain the nation for some years, water shortage continues.
Fri 19 May 2017, 09:53 am
The Botswana Qualifications Authority(BQA) signed a memorandum of understanding with Botswana Health Professionals Council (BHPC) this week to work together to achieve co...
Thu 18 May 2017, 11:41 am
Much has been said about the level of household indebtedness in Botswana, particularly the fact that much of it is driven by generally low financial literacy and an engra...
Wed 17 May 2017, 05:57 am
The closure of BCL Mine late last year has shaken the local economy and left almost 5,000 people jobless amid high unemployment in the country. Families were left with un...
Fri 12 May 2017, 11:01 am
Tlokweng residents go for a by election tomorrow and we encourage them to exercise their vote as a crusade against corruption and elect Umbrella for Democratic Change (UD...
Thu 11 May 2017, 11:42 am
The chairman of Southern African Development Community (SADC) King Mswati III was in Botswana for a two-day tour of the Secretariat and to inform himself of progress made...
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