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Friday 18 August 2017, 15:36 pm.
Thu 17 Aug 2017, 09:12 am
The statistician general, Anna Majelantle this week announced the news that unemployment rate has gone down in the last five years and is currently standing at 17.7% from...
Wed 16 Aug 2017, 11:19 am
In the last three weeks we witnessed the arrival of three new faces at the country’s crucial institutions that form the foundation of our democracy.
Tue 15 Aug 2017, 11:31 am
Motorcycling has become a hobby for the young and well-off members of our society, and cycling clubs are emerging every other week. These motorcycles are big machines of ...
Fri 11 Aug 2017, 11:15 am
The leader of Botswana Peoples Party (BPP) Motlatsi Molapise has impeccable credentials as far as opposition politics are concerned.
Thu 10 Aug 2017, 11:29 am
Traffic congestion in the capital city has reached crisis levels and intersections are the biggest cause of this problem.
Wed 09 Aug 2017, 11:52 am
It is in the public domain that the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) is at war with itself. This war of attrition has been going on for more than two years now. Ther...
Tue 08 Aug 2017, 11:21 am
The Ministry of Health and Wellness has announced that effective last week it has banned walk-in deliveries at Princess Marina Referral Hospital as one of the steps to de...
Fri 04 Aug 2017, 11:49 am
This week, the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development announced that output from the agricultural sector continues to drop and has reached its lowest point in 50 ye...
Thu 03 Aug 2017, 11:27 am
Specially Elected MP, Bogolo Kenewendo is asking the right questions in Parliament, demanding greater transparency and debate over fiscal policy decisions and processes t...
Wed 02 Aug 2017, 11:35 am
China and its arsenal of economic, social and diplomatic largesse is all over Africa winning over governments with multi-billion dollar projects, initiatives and aid.
Tue 01 Aug 2017, 11:05 am
A recent study conducted by the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW) has found that condom use amongst youth has dropped significantly since 2008 and the most affected ...
Fri 28 Jul 2017, 11:34 am
At every street corner nearby any shebeen or bar, there is the stench of marijuana and the users tend to be young people between the ages of 18 and 30. At weddings, fune...
Thu 27 Jul 2017, 11:36 am
The Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry recently made an announcement which, despite its regularity and familiarity, still manages to induce shock and despair.
Wed 26 Jul 2017, 11:12 am
Batswana from time immemorial were a tolerant nation. We believe in the Setswana adage: ‘mmualebe o bua la gagwe, gore monalentle a le tswe’. That simply means that ever...
Tue 25 Jul 2017, 11:56 am
Last week we learned that the Department of Wildlife and National Parks reported shockingly high figures of poaching. This month alone, 17 elephants were killed in the Ng...
Fri 21 Jul 2017, 11:21 am
Early this year, the leaders of opposition parties briefed the nation about the much-awaited opposition unity talks.
Thu 20 Jul 2017, 11:31 am
The events that took place in Bobonong over the weekend are a timely reminder of how easily political rhetoric and brinkmanship can easily slide into violence, even in a ...
Fri 14 Jul 2017, 11:06 am
The Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) members are expected to throng Bobirwa capital Bobonong for their elective congress.
Thu 13 Jul 2017, 11:44 am
The South African Public Protector, an agency related to our own Ombudsman, sparked a storm recently when it proposed constitutional changes that move the SA Reserve Bank...
Wed 12 Jul 2017, 11:19 am
The meeting of Ntlo ya Dikgosi this week resolved to request Parliament to defer the Deeds Registry Amendment Bill pending further consultation with the public.
Tue 11 Jul 2017, 11:59 am
Last week, in response to a pointed question by Francistown East legislator, Buti Billy, Transport Minister, Kitso Mokaila explained the main factors behind the high rate...
Fri 07 Jul 2017, 16:18 pm
The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is going for its elective congress in Tonota this weekend where it will usher in a new leadership that will take it to the 2019...
Thu 06 Jul 2017, 13:50 pm
About the middle of last month, we commented on World Refugee Day that Botswana had gone above and beyond the call of duty in its acceptance and treatment of refugees ove...
Wed 05 Jul 2017, 16:05 pm
The government has imposed a ban on export of donkey products with effect from last week.
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