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Mon 17 Sep 2018, 18:00 pm
With the blossoming cake-making industry, an unemployed Lucia Tlhakanelo has tapped into the market to get her own share.
Mon 17 Sep 2018, 18:00 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Government is currently raising two babies who have been trafficked into the country and it has proven difficult to trace their origins because of the comp...
Mon 17 Sep 2018, 18:00 pm
In the same kgotla where President Mokgweetsi Masisi uttered his infamous ‘Ke lelope’ speech, Bakgatla Ba Ga Manaana tribe in Moshupa on Friday celebrated Dikgafela D...
Mon 17 Sep 2018, 12:55 pm
The Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA) Chairperson, Bernard Ndove, has dismissed claims that he awarded himself a tender to supply five laptops to the organisati...
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21 September 2018
Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTC) Foundation has...
21 September 2018
A local Electronic Dance Music (EDM) DJ Sbi Techn has releas...
21 September 2018
Gilbert Promotions has entered into a deal with digital sate...
21 September 2018
The newly-crowned Miss Botswana Bikini Model queen, Bame Man...
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17 September 2018
Many Batswana seem less interested in issues of human traffi...

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Mon 17 Sep 2018, 18:00 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Government is currently raising two babies who have been trafficked into the country and it has proven difficult to trace their origins because of the comp...
Mon 17 Sep 2018, 12:55 pm
The Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA) Chairperson, Bernard Ndove, has dismissed claims that he awarded himself a tender to supply five laptops to the organisati...
Mon 17 Sep 2018, 12:42 pm
A 42-year-old Motswana man was reportedly recently arrested at Kopfontein border post between South Africa and Botswana for allegedly smuggling R17 million worth of count...
Mon 17 Sep 2018, 12:39 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Debswana Diamond Company (DDC) on Friday announced that an employee of Kalcon Excavator Hire lost his life at its Orapa, Letlhakane and Damtshaa Mines (OLDM)...
Business
Mon 17 Sep 2018, 18:00 pm
With the blossoming cake-making industry, an unemployed Lucia Tlhakanelo has tapped into the market to get her own share.
Mon 17 Sep 2018, 11:49 am
Appetite for residential houses in areas around Gaborone has declined in the first quarter of 2018 with prices ranging between 10 to 20% lower than the valuations.
Mon 17 Sep 2018, 11:48 am
Having survived the tight business environment in the banking sector, Bank Gaborone has underpinned its growth on their three-year strategy, 'Kgolo' ending 2020.
Mon 10 Sep 2018, 18:00 pm
While it is every graduate’s dream to be gainfully employed, it was not the same for Bachelor of Technology in Journalism graduate, Leutlwetse Kgosidialwa who left his ...
Sport
Mon 17 Sep 2018, 11:38 am
In an eventful day for Gaborone United (GU) that saw a new executive committee being elected into office, the team capped the unfolding positive tidings with a 1-0 win ov...
Mon 17 Sep 2018, 11:38 am
Umpire Emmanuel Kgaboetsile of Botswana Badminton Association was the biggest winner at the annual Botswana National Sports Council (BNSC) awards held at the Ba-Isago Uni...
Mon 17 Sep 2018, 11:38 am
Scores of Gaborone United (GU) supporters thronged the Nanogang Junior Secondary School Hall on Saturday to map the way forward for their troubled club.
Mon 17 Sep 2018, 11:34 am
League champions, Township Rollers handed Sharps Shooting Stars their first defeat of the season via a 1-0 win in a BTC Premiership encounter played under floodlights at ...
Lifestyle
Mon 17 Sep 2018, 18:00 pm
In the same kgotla where President Mokgweetsi Masisi uttered his infamous ‘Ke lelope’ speech, Bakgatla Ba Ga Manaana tribe in Moshupa on Friday celebrated Dikgafela D...
Mon 17 Sep 2018, 11:43 am
Hardly three months after he announced his early retirement from the music industry, former kid sensation Mingo Touch has rescinded his decision and has released a new si...
Mon 17 Sep 2018, 11:40 am
A 19-year-old young woman from Rasesa, Oshebeng Makgaka, could not hide her joy when she was crowned Miss Independence Kgatleng 2018 at Ledingwana Guest House over the we...
Mon 10 Sep 2018, 18:00 pm
In a week full of events, it was time now for the music festival to bring down the curtain on the Gaborone International Music and Culture Week (GIMC) at the National Sta...
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Opinion & Analysis
Mon 17 Sep 2018, 11:57 am
Botswana’s economy has experienced a battering of late due to depressed mineral sales and low farm yields due to drought. Culture and Creative industry (CCI) has emerge...
Mon 10 Sep 2018, 13:42 pm
Many of us overlook the terms and conditions for social media websites that we use and yet this is what determines our legal relationship with them. If you are using soci...
Mon 03 Sep 2018, 11:24 am
Systems regularly get improved in order to smoothen the running of business. It is meant to address the seemingly dynamic needs of a society at any point.
Mon 27 Aug 2018, 13:50 pm
What Should I Be Aware Of When Sharing My Work On Social Media?
Features
Mon 06 Aug 2018, 12:40 pm
It is an open secret that Botswana Police Service (BPS) is poorly resourced ,but this has not deterred the men and women in blue from spending sleepless nights to resolve...
Mon 06 Aug 2018, 12:37 pm
We seem to be living in an angry society which no longer values the sanctity of life choosing to kill whenever it suits them. Murder cases continue to spiral out of contr...
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...
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Fri 17 Aug 2018, 13:12 pm
The High Court heard yesterday that Andrew Motsamai authorised a P2 million liability contract that bound Babereki Investments, the Botswana Public Employees’ Union (BO...
Fri 17 Aug 2018, 13:10 pm
Botswana Public Employees’ Union (BOPEU) was successful on Tuesday before Justice Abednico Tafa in Lobatse in their bid to recover some P381, 144.11 with interest from ...
Mon 06 Aug 2018, 13:40 pm
The urgent Court case involving BOPEU’s two warring parties which was scheduled for the High Court in Lobatse on Friday last week has been moved to August 9, after ...
Mon 06 Aug 2018, 13:40 pm
A court application by renegade BOPEU NEC members seeking a Court order to confirm the toppling of president Masego Mogwera and her National Office Bearers is in shaky gr...
World
Tue 28 Aug 2018, 12:49 pm
Zimbabwe's opposition MDC Alliance is trying to raise $129,000 (£100,000) to pay legal fees after the country's highest court dismissed its application to annul Presiden...
Tue 31 Jul 2018, 14:10 pm
Zimbabwe is awaiting the results of its landmark elections, with both frontrunners saying they are confident.
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.
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Broadway Never Danced Like This
ILoveBotswana Ensemble staged the dance production titled Pula on Broadway at the PlayStation Theatre, New York City on August 22 and 23, 2018.
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Story behind Khama's ring
Former President Ian Khama's ring has been subject to many gossip tales. Watch as he finally explains the story behind the ring. And we conveniently threw in that marriage question.
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