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Tuesday 21 February 2017, 15:12 pm.
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 14:39 pm
Court of Appeal Judge President Ian Kirby has said it time and time again that Judges should not be too quick to rely on foreign judgments. I have never liked this positi...
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 14:36 pm
BNYFL’s official retraction and apology!
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:21 am
In the wake of her defeat in the race for the African Union Commission chairpersonship, Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi defended the absence of her President from AU and United Na...
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:02 am
From its very inception, the Botswana National Front (BNF) has never tired of instilling into its cadres and ordinary members the need for taking an active interest in th...
Wed 15 Feb 2017, 16:32 pm
Knowing your politician, on the face of it seems a simple enough concept, especially in a small intimate community such as we have in Botswana. I have always enjoyed an a...
Tue 14 Feb 2017, 16:37 pm
The Botswana National Front (BNF) is concerned by the recent closure of the University of Botswana (UB) by the University Council and the Ministry of Tertiary Education, ...
Tue 14 Feb 2017, 16:27 pm
The acclaimed British playwright Tom Stoppard, famously stated in 1972 that: “It’s not the voting that’s democracy, it’s the counting”. Anastasio Somoza , the former Nica...
Tue 14 Feb 2017, 15:59 pm
Botswana Exporters and Manufacturer’s Association welcomes and acknowledges this 2017-18 theme for the Budget Speech, which is “Inclusive Growth for Realisation of Employ...
Thu 09 Feb 2017, 12:13 pm
Following the announcement made by the UDC and the BCP on Friday February 3 2017 concerning the conclusion of the opposition cooperation talks, members of the public, our...
Tue 07 Feb 2017, 15:31 pm
Having been brought together by the desire to effect meaningful change of Government in 2019, which the nation has been yearning for and in order to respond to the challe...
Tue 07 Feb 2017, 14:30 pm
The BW YALI Network is implementing a project to address issues affecting people living with disability. As is customary, upon return from the United States of America, f...
Fri 03 Feb 2017, 14:26 pm
It is said “right questions are the secrets to life, while right answers are service to right questions”, my main interests are in who are those in this noble party as it...
Thu 02 Feb 2017, 14:57 pm
The Junior Certificate (JC) final examinations results are out. The Botswana Sector Teachers’ Union (BOSETU) correctly describes the results as deplorable based on the fa...
Thu 02 Feb 2017, 14:56 pm
The above topic comes from Botswana Government declaring Okavango region as hard hit with abject poverty, obviously meaning that, they have researched, assessed and inves...
Wed 01 Feb 2017, 17:51 pm
There was high expectation that Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi would be elected chairperson of the African Union Commission at the 27th Summit in Kigali, Rwanda. Then, Venson-Moi...
Fri 27 Jan 2017, 15:44 pm
Africa's most powerful man Jacob Zuma is in a catch 22. A painfully protracted dilemma. He does not want Cyril Ramaphosa. Ramaphosa is Venda. Zuma has a choice between Nk...
Fri 20 Jan 2017, 16:13 pm
Today, January 20, 2017, marks a milestone in the history of the United States of America.
Thu 19 Jan 2017, 15:57 pm
Comrade Mock Ntau has proved that he is a man of the people and is ready to take Tsabong North to greater heights again. His previous record as a councillor speaks volume...
Fri 13 Jan 2017, 15:33 pm
Most agree that 2016 was generally one to forget, with massive job cuts and a grinding drought, amidst other adverse socio-political developments. Staff Writer, MBONGENI ...
Thu 12 Jan 2017, 18:06 pm
Your Lordships, members of the Bar, I welcome you once more to the opening session of the Court of Appeal for 2017.
Thu 12 Jan 2017, 16:07 pm
The annals of history are littered with factual accounts of successful women, some leaders of nations, others champions of social transformation with global consequence. ...
Fri 23 Dec 2016, 12:11 pm
The Botswana National Front, under the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) is worried that workers in Botswana have been subjected to the worst conditions ever by the Bo...
Thu 22 Dec 2016, 13:50 pm
December 9, 2016 is International Anti-Corruption Day. Corruption is a serious crime which can undermine social and economic development in all societies, both rich and ...
Wed 21 Dec 2016, 22:50 pm
Bitcoin is a form of digital currency, created and held electronically. No one controls it. Bitcoins aren’t printed, like dollars or euros or pulas – they’re produced by ...
Tue 20 Dec 2016, 14:43 pm
GABORONE: I have had the experience of listening with great care to two contrasting orations on the state of our nation.
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