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Fri 16 Feb 2018, 14:57 pm
When President Ian Khama took over the Republic 10 years ago he pledged to economically improve the lives of Batswana.
Fri 09 Feb 2018, 12:25 pm
After it was revealed last month that the teacher/student ratio increased to more than 60 per class in many public schools there was a national outcry.
Fri 02 Feb 2018, 15:55 pm
The debacle government, former mineworkers and creditors, find themselves in should serve as a reminder of the need for greater scrutiny in the country’s efforts to attra...
Fri 26 Jan 2018, 16:03 pm
On Tuesday the world woke up to the news that the South African (SA) Jazz icon, Hugh Masekela was no more. The ‘horn of Africa’ went silent, one prominent South African j...
Fri 19 Jan 2018, 15:22 pm
Last week the United States of America (USA) President Donald Trump caused uproar after he allegedly called African nations and others “shithole” countries.
Fri 12 Jan 2018, 13:59 pm
Before the discovery of diamonds, farmers were regarded as this country’s economic backbone.
Fri 22 Dec 2017, 10:39 am
The silly season is upon us again. It is this time of the year again. Everybody is in a rush the world over, as people are preparing for a well-deserved break.
Thu 21 Dec 2017, 13:51 pm
The excitement is palpable in the air.
Wed 20 Dec 2017, 17:33 pm
Much has been said about the level of household indebtedness in Botswana, particularly the fact that much of it is driven by general low financial literacy and an engrain...
Tue 19 Dec 2017, 16:23 pm
The government has been called to share information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure with the private sector to increase the latter’s public outreach an...
Fri 15 Dec 2017, 15:16 pm
For many households, the Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) is the very definition of ‘Evil Corp’, a predatory organisation that over bills consumers, strong-arms them int...
Thu 14 Dec 2017, 16:40 pm
Judicial officers are tasked with a heavy responsibility of ensuring that laws are properly interpreted and Justice is delivered fairly and on time.
Wed 13 Dec 2017, 16:29 pm
In our Tuesday edition we carried a story in which the secretary of the Debswana First Division South Sidney Magagane lamented the challenges of shortage of suitable faci...
Tue 12 Dec 2017, 15:42 pm
The festive season is already as evidenced by thousands of people having already taken leave of absence from work to reunite with relatives and friends in their places of...
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 ...
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