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Mon 09 Jul 2018, 18:00 pm
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched a programme aimed at helping to improve the sustainability of Small to Medium Enterprises (SME) in specific s...
Mon 09 Jul 2018, 18:00 pm
Gaborone Mayor, Kagiso Thutlwe may be off the hook for rape charges after the complainant, Sesame Nakedi withdrew the case against him. According to reliable sources, the...
Mon 09 Jul 2018, 18:00 pm
Motswako rapper Touch Motswak Tswak on Friday released his new single titled Motho yo Motona.
Mon 09 Jul 2018, 15:17 pm
SEROWE: Former president, Ian Khama has announced to multitudes of Bangwato that converged at Makolojwane Kgotla that he has returned as Kgosi of Bangwato and has assumed...
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19 July 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Washington, D.C. The House on Tuesday passed ...
20 July 2018
For more than 60 years, the very same industry that he mould...
20 July 2018
Renowned local videographer Jack Bohloko, who has shot high ...
20 July 2018
After the highly successful I Love Botswana Ensemble perform...
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Mon 09 Jul 2018, 18:00 pm
Gaborone Mayor, Kagiso Thutlwe may be off the hook for rape charges after the complainant, Sesame Nakedi withdrew the case against him. According to reliable sources, the...
Mon 09 Jul 2018, 15:17 pm
SEROWE: Former president, Ian Khama has announced to multitudes of Bangwato that converged at Makolojwane Kgotla that he has returned as Kgosi of Bangwato and has assumed...
Mon 09 Jul 2018, 14:43 pm
Lawyers representing the Zion Christian Church (ZCC) have argued that the Court of Appeal (CoA) has no jurisdiction to hear a case in which it is challenging a Lobatse Hi...
Mon 09 Jul 2018, 14:21 pm
Finance and Economic Development minister, Kenneth Matambo has informed Parliament that Cabinet recently approved specific measures to strengthen financial management of ...
Business
Mon 09 Jul 2018, 18:00 pm
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched a programme aimed at helping to improve the sustainability of Small to Medium Enterprises (SME) in specific s...
Mon 09 Jul 2018, 13:50 pm
Government’s efforts to promote citizen participation in the tourism sector is yielding results, as about 70% of tourism players are locals who are creating 19,000 dire...
Mon 09 Jul 2018, 13:36 pm
As part of its 20th celebrations, Mascom has recognised positive contributions made by their Kitsong Centres for creating employment and improving lifestyles of communiti...
Mon 25 Jun 2018, 16:06 pm
Agemates at 21 years, the trio of Emmanuel Tswai, Tlotlo Letsholo and Ed Kalo Ndebele, are certainly on a path less travelled by many of their peers. The intrepid three h...
Sport
Mon 09 Jul 2018, 13:11 pm
Joel Mogorosi's solitary strike was the difference as Township Rollers beat visiting Mamelodi Sundowns 1-0 in an international club friendly match played at the National ...
Mon 09 Jul 2018, 13:10 pm
With the focus of the world currently in Russia for one of the most unpredictable World Cups ever, national champions, Township Rollers and last season’s runners up, Jw...
Mon 09 Jul 2018, 13:10 pm
The National Diamond was the battleground for men’s softball teams in the southern region as they fought to qualify for the 10th edition of the Phikwe Softball Extravag...
Mon 09 Jul 2018, 13:10 pm
Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane revealed over the weekend that Zebras' midfielder, Mogakolodi 'Tsotso' Ngele could be sent on loan after struggling with game time ...
Lifestyle
Mon 09 Jul 2018, 18:00 pm
Motswako rapper Touch Motswak Tswak on Friday released his new single titled Motho yo Motona.
Mon 09 Jul 2018, 13:26 pm
On Saturday, Sir Seretse Khama Barracks (SSKB) auditorium was packed to capacity as people descended on the venue to witness the 11th instalment of the President’s Day ...
Mon 09 Jul 2018, 13:22 pm
After announcing Yvonne Chaka Chaka as their headline act for their upcoming show on August 3 at Botswanacraft, organisers of the oldies Series show, Waar WasJy have reve...
Mon 25 Jun 2018, 15:22 pm
The 2018 Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000km desert race music festival was marred by poor sound quality.
Blogs
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    Fri 20 Jul 2018, 15:59 pm
    Gantsi fa o tsena ka motse mongwe fela mono Botswana, o kgatlhantshiwa ke mafoko a a reng, ‘Se gasagase matlakala.’ Se, e a bo e le molaetsa kgots...
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    Fri 20 Jul 2018, 15:59 pm
    Political Science Professor Nzito says that gangsters are adept at convincing you of your binding need for their protection, to guard against impendin...
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    Fri 20 Jul 2018, 15:59 pm
    A dictator, approximately two metres tall, is leading an African country down the path of reconstruction and economic development. Don’t celebrate ...
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    Fri 13 Jul 2018, 15:18 pm
    Lefatshe la Botswana le bolelwa e le lengwe la mafatshe a a humileng di tsa tlholego. Gare ga dilo tse, go ditlhare ka go farologana.
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    Fri 13 Jul 2018, 15:17 pm
    So, one opposition leader is talking duels. If the learned friend had his way, we could wind back the clock to a time when disputes were settled rath...
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    Mon 09 Jul 2018, 15:23 pm
    Recently, during the annual 1000km Desert Race competition, a woman, believed to be 20-years-old, was found dead in an area in Jwaneng, the Desert Rac...
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    Mon 09 Jul 2018, 15:23 pm
    With the return of the Bangwaketse to south-eastern Botswana in the 1840s, the Batawana Kgosi Letsholathebe eventually imposed his authority over much...
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    Mon 09 Jul 2018, 15:23 pm
    President Masisi's recent visit to 91-year-old Kenneth Nkwa, accompanied by ex-president Festus Mogae and BDP stalwart, Dan Kwelagobe, should not be a...
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    Fri 06 Jul 2018, 14:07 pm
    This week I am ranting over dagga. Make no mistake about it I don't smoke that green stuff. Yes, sometimes I have wondered how it feels to smoke it bu...
Opinion & Analysis
Mon 09 Jul 2018, 14:02 pm
It is an established fact that the academic trends have been downgrading in the recent past as published by Botswana Examinations Council. It is also an established fact ...
Mon 09 Jul 2018, 14:02 pm
In this edition we will look into the sensitive topic of licensing of Users in Collective Management. This is one of the interesting topics in collective management all o...
Mon 25 Jun 2018, 18:00 pm
This month of June, the COSBOTS team carried out engagement meetings to improve relations with our stakeholders and to help continue to live the values of the organisatio...
Mon 25 Jun 2018, 17:04 pm
With practice, all things can come to perfection. And indeed taking an initiative will surely land you to greatness. Perhaps we need to note that the opposite is also tru...
Features
Mon 21 May 2018, 14:55 pm
LUANDA, ANGOLA: I have never been more confused by Jesus Christ until this day. We arrived late afternoon at the Museu Nacional da Escravatura I had no idea what this mea...
Mon 14 May 2018, 13:56 pm
A missive from the Angolan highlands by Staff Writer Thalefang Charles, who has spent days waiting for a helicopter on a National Geographic (NatGeo) expedition at the r...
Mon 09 Apr 2018, 17:26 pm
FRANCISTOWN: In Botswana, as is the case with most African countries, people who live in rural settlements tend to stick together unlike their kith and kin in urban areas...
Mon 12 Mar 2018, 18:35 pm
Once an island of peace, Tlokweng, located a a short distance east of Gaborone has turned into a haven for criminals. The Monitor Staff Writer, PINI BOTHOKO observes that...
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Fri 08 Jun 2018, 16:02 pm
Stakeholders in the Education sector have been informed that the process of registration of qualification is expected to start by end of this month.
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 16:00 pm
Botswana Qualifications Authority says it has so far received 19 applications from Higher Education Providers also known as tertiary education institutions for registrati...
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 15:58 pm
Botswana Qualifications Authority has moved to ensure that all learners at local registered and accredited Education and Training Providers are protected and enabled to g...
Fri 08 Jun 2018, 15:56 pm
Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA) recently celebrated higher education and Trainers Providers who are fore-runners of providers, that is, those that have been regis...
World
Tue 26 Jun 2018, 10:00 am
Two people injured in Saturday's explosion at a campaign rally in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo have died, a medical official has said.
Tue 12 Jun 2018, 09:14 am
Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have become the first sitting US president and North Korean leader to meet, an unprecedented development after a year of exchanging threats.
Tue 29 May 2018, 08:56 am
A privately funded search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has drawn to a close.
Tue 17 Apr 2018, 06:00 am
Chemical weapons inspectors in Syria will be permitted to visit the site of an alleged chemical attack on Wednesday, Russia has said.
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Caprivians Protest at SADC Headquarters
Group of 12 elderly refugees from Caprivi Strip in Namibia staged a peaceful protest at SADC headquarters in Gaborone since Monday. The men and one woman vowed to sit in by the regional body headquarters until their grievances were addressed. The refugees represent nearly 900 at Dukwi who fled to Botswana some 20 years ago after a bloody conflict in the Caprivi Strip.
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Masisi 100 days Press Conference
President Mokgweetsi Masisi's 100 days first Press Conference
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