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Friday 28 April 2017, 09:31 am.
Thu 27 Apr 2017, 11:13 am
On Tuesday, Gaborone City mayor, Kagiso Thutlwe defended his position against a defiant councillor Rhoda Sekgororoane.
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 11:13 am
Early this year, opposition leaders presented to the nation the much-awaited opposition unity talks.
Tue 25 Apr 2017, 11:33 am
Last week we carried a news article about the extension of Morupule B Power Station by joint venture between a Japanese company Marubeni and a Korean counterpart.
Fri 21 Apr 2017, 13:11 pm
The Law Society of Botswana (LSB) and Motumise Wednesday victory overturned last year’s ruling that President Ian Khama has exclusive powers to appoint High Court Judges ...
Thu 20 Apr 2017, 17:11 pm
We had good rains this year, for the first time in more than 10 years.
Wed 19 Apr 2017, 16:09 pm
The drying up of Gaborone Dam and the attendant unparalleled water crisis in the Greater Gaborone area have certainly taught authorities and consumers some harsh lessons.
Thu 13 Apr 2017, 13:41 pm
Easter Holidays are upon us. Just like the festive season, everybody is in a rush preparing for the Easter Holidays.
Wed 12 Apr 2017, 11:40 am
Students of history will quickly recall how the First and Second World Wars began as simmering tensions, erupting into localised conflicts that became “global” by virtue ...
Tue 11 Apr 2017, 11:36 am
Last week we reported the shocking statistics of women falling victims of rape at night. In Mogoditshane alone, the police recorded at least five cases in a space of four...
Fri 07 Apr 2017, 11:04 am
Once again, for two years in a row, the government has pronounced a salary increment for a certain category of civil servants, the decision which was never agreed at the ...
Thu 06 Apr 2017, 16:36 pm
Our Constitution has not served us well in the last eight years since President Ian Khama took over at the highest office in the land.
Wed 05 Apr 2017, 11:11 am
The National Disaster Management Office seems like they are not ready to offer help during times of disaster. There is very little information being provided to people to...
Tue 04 Apr 2017, 11:57 am
Shocking figures of school dropouts were released recently and no district has been spared this problem. The figures have reached alarming rates, with the Southern Distri...
Fri 31 Mar 2017, 11:17 am
“When everybody is shouting, even Mugabe must listen…” these were the words of former minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Phandu Skelemani in 2008 a...
Thu 30 Mar 2017, 11:25 am
The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is going for its electoral congress in three months’ time and already the momentum is high. Party members are aligning themselv...
Wed 29 Mar 2017, 11:57 am
The Department of Road Transport and Safety (DRTS) has suspended 19 examiners from different stations around the country.
Tue 28 Mar 2017, 11:05 am
The Ministry of Transport and Communications announced last week that plans were afoot to connect internet to 523 public schools in the coming 12 months.
Fri 24 Mar 2017, 11:29 am
Following a violent strike on February 9, 2017 the University of Botswana (UB) main campus closed until March 6. A lot has been written about this particular student stri...
Thu 23 Mar 2017, 16:39 pm
Almost every year around this time, consumers are bombarded with announcements for increases in tariffs mainly for water and electricity.
Wed 22 Mar 2017, 11:06 am
Environment, Natural Resources, Conservation and Tourism minister, Tshekedi Khama has been in the headlines lately for, among others, his fight for greater budgetary allo...
Tue 21 Mar 2017, 11:10 am
In response to a budget presentation by the Ministry of Employment, Labour Productivity and Skills Development, Members of Parliament expressed concern over the low pay a...
Fri 17 Mar 2017, 11:32 am
Since the ruling party has ‘murdered’ the All Party Conference, it is upon the civil society movement to regroup and form a strong voice that will protect the interests o...
Thu 16 Mar 2017, 11:24 am
The Government continues to splash funds into pet projects that if not planned for at all, are poorly laid out, let alone executed.
Wed 15 Mar 2017, 11:04 am
We learnt with shock the ‘brief’ detention and threat to kill three journalists from INK Centre for Investigative Journalism allegedly by security agents last Wednesday.
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