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Thu 07 Dec 2017, 13:37 pm
Following attacks on journalists by the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) president, Sidney Pilane, the Botswana Media and Allied Workers Union (BOMAWU) and Editors F...
Wed 06 Dec 2017, 17:21 pm
Batswana are known to be a tolerant and compassionate nation. But the development of social media seems to have taken away that concept of botho.
Tue 05 Dec 2017, 13:12 pm
It never rains but pours in the local media industry. Media houses are at war with each other. Organised gossip is the order of the day in the media landscape.
Fri 01 Dec 2017, 15:17 pm
Serious crimes such as armed robbery, rape and murder seem to be the in thing in Botswana. These heinous crimes take a lot of column centimetres space in the media.
Thu 30 Nov 2017, 17:37 pm
The Minister of Agricultural Development and Food Security, Patrick Ralotsia has finally admitted that the Integrated Support Programme for Arable Agriculture Development...
Wed 29 Nov 2017, 17:28 pm
As climate change sweeps over our corner of the planet, playing havoc with rainfall and temperatures, the battle between humans and animals for survival is also heighteni...
Tue 28 Nov 2017, 16:18 pm
Once again, the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) was exposed last week following a military intervention that resulted in the removal of long-time Zimbabwean ...
Fri 24 Nov 2017, 17:19 pm
Yesterday, Mmegi carried a story on the government spending P34 million resurfacing the Boatle-Gaborone road only to destroy it two years later for a new dual carriage-wa...
Thu 23 Nov 2017, 14:30 pm
The assistant Minister of Basic Education Moiseraele Goya has made stunning revelations that there are 9,000 trained teachers roaming the streets.
Wed 22 Nov 2017, 18:13 pm
A lot is happening in Zimbabwe and our northern neighbour is once again the talk of town. Since last week, Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe has been under house arrest and t...
Tue 21 Nov 2017, 16:39 pm
Scores of pupils at a primary school in Mahalapye were last week rushed to hospital after they consumed vegetables that were suspected to have been recently sprayed with ...
Thu 16 Nov 2017, 15:08 pm
There is euphoria in the air.
Wed 15 Nov 2017, 19:06 pm
Alliance for Progressives (AP) Mogoditshane Member of Parliament, Sedirwa Kgoroba last week apologised to the Deputy Speaker, Kagiso Molatlhegi for hitting him with a wat...
Tue 14 Nov 2017, 16:48 pm
Food production is regarded as one of the cornerstones of the security of any country and a determinant for political stability thereof.
Fri 10 Nov 2017, 15:20 pm
The closure of the Tati Nickel Mining Company and BCL Mine at the end of last year was met with resistance from stakeholders such as the Botswana Mine Workers Union.
Wed 08 Nov 2017, 11:37 am
Parliament resumed on Monday with President Ian Khama delivering his last State of the Nation Address (SONA) that set the stage for meetings expected to end on December 1...
Tue 07 Nov 2017, 11:55 am
The festive season is upon us and so has the countdown to the year 2018 already begun. The Botswana Police Service has also launched its 60 Days of Action on Crime and Ro...
Fri 03 Nov 2017, 10:06 am
The Gender Affairs Department has kick-started public consultation on the proposal to develop and publicise database for people convicted of sexual offences.
Thu 02 Nov 2017, 09:17 am
Peacekeeping troops from the SADC region have started arriving in Lesotho to restore order and stability in the crisis prone small mountainous country. So far Angola, Nam...
Wed 01 Nov 2017, 11:38 am
In old age the leader of the moribund Botswana People’s Party (BPP) is increasingly becoming a dishonest politician. Why Motlatsi Molapise is spending sleepless nights to...
Tue 31 Oct 2017, 11:24 am
The nation is sick and tired of repeat offenders, who make bail only to commit further crimes in direct violation of set conditions. Just as tedious and sickening to the...
Fri 27 Oct 2017, 11:01 am
The drying up of Gaborone Dam a few years ago and the attendant unparalleled water crisis in the Greater Gaborone area have certainly taught authorities and consumers som...
Thu 26 Oct 2017, 11:20 am
Football is a game of emotions, and on Sunday, at the University of Botswana Stadium, Township Rollers and Sharps Shooting Stars were involved in a bruising encounter.
Wed 25 Oct 2017, 11:49 am
Last month, the leadership of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) recommended that the two factions of Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) submit to a power-sharin...
Tue 24 Oct 2017, 11:30 am
The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development is currently leading the process to draft the 2018-2019 budget, through consultations with line ministries, economic stak...
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