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Mon 19 Jun 2017, 18:00 pm
Botho University (BU) and Nineteen Minutes Media have launched a partnership aimed at creating an information-sharing platform for entrepreneurs and their mentors.
Mon 19 Jun 2017, 18:00 pm
In yet another case of violence at Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) gatherings, fists flew between supporters of both Mokgweetsi Masisi and his main rival, Nonofo Molefhi...
Mon 19 Jun 2017, 18:00 pm
Botswana Defence Force (BDF) held its 9th Inter Garrison Gospel Choir competitions at Sir Seretse Khama Barracks over the weekend.
Mon 19 Jun 2017, 17:00 pm
Students from both public and private schools thronged Tsholofelo Community hall where they celebrated The Day of the African Child and seized the opportunity to ask for ...
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23 June 2017
STATEMENT: Members of the Public are hereby informed that a ...
23 June 2017
STATEMENT: It is my sad duty to formally inform the nation o...
23 June 2017
The former President Sir Ketumile Masire has died at age 91.
22 June 2017
FRANCISTOWN: Armed prison guards watched in January as 18 pr...
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19 June 2017
Botswana like other countries commemorated the Day of the Af...

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Mon 19 Jun 2017, 18:00 pm
In yet another case of violence at Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) gatherings, fists flew between supporters of both Mokgweetsi Masisi and his main rival, Nonofo Molefhi...
Mon 19 Jun 2017, 17:00 pm
Students from both public and private schools thronged Tsholofelo Community hall where they celebrated The Day of the African Child and seized the opportunity to ask for ...
Mon 19 Jun 2017, 16:59 pm
SELEBI-PHIKWE: Residents here flocked Ikageleng Kgotla to commemorate the Day of African Child under the theme, ‘Accelerating Protection, Empowerment and Equal Opportun...
Mon 19 Jun 2017, 16:55 pm
FRANCISTOWN: A salon and pawn shop owner who allegedly killed a special constable was on Friday granted bail by the Francistown High Court.
Business
Mon 19 Jun 2017, 18:00 pm
Botho University (BU) and Nineteen Minutes Media have launched a partnership aimed at creating an information-sharing platform for entrepreneurs and their mentors.
Mon 19 Jun 2017, 16:30 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Local councillors are itching for a law to crack the whip against the street vendors who sell drugs under the pretext that they are selling sweets and airtim...
Mon 12 Jun 2017, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Ditladi-born entrepreneur, Agripa Mbulawa, who recently won an award at the just-ended Northern Trade Fair, is aiming high with his slowly growing venture So...
Mon 12 Jun 2017, 15:30 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Twenty-six year old Ludo Maupong is testing the waters in a profit-making business of supplying first-aid kits equipments across the country.
Sport
Mon 19 Jun 2017, 16:22 pm
BTC Premiership champions, Township Rollers have been quick off the blocks in a rather slow start to the transfer window by signing former Baroka FC winger Tsepo ‘Skhwama...
Mon 19 Jun 2017, 16:22 pm
Former Township Rollers and Mochudi Centre Chiefs striker, Onalethata ‘OT’ Tshekiso is the new president of Footballers Union of Botswana (FUB), after he was unopposed fo...
Mon 19 Jun 2017, 16:22 pm
As part of creating hype around the 2017 Netball World Youth Cup (NWYC), a 10-day countrywide trophy tour kicks off on Wednesday.
Mon 19 Jun 2017, 16:22 pm
Stanbic Bank Botswana handed out improved pay cheques for the winners of the 2017 Diacore Gaborone Marathon on Thursday.
Lifestyle
Mon 19 Jun 2017, 18:00 pm
Botswana Defence Force (BDF) held its 9th Inter Garrison Gospel Choir competitions at Sir Seretse Khama Barracks over the weekend.
Mon 12 Jun 2017, 15:18 pm
On March 7, this year in Berlin, Germany, the #ilovebotswana ensemble showcased Botswana tourism with an epic theatrical production that left everyone in awe at the ITB B...
Mon 12 Jun 2017, 15:16 pm
The Confidence Office, a new public relations and events company recently launched the first ever Good Radio Awards at Masa Square Hotel rooftop.
Mon 05 Jun 2017, 16:16 pm
The tyre-barricaded space at Fairgrounds Spinning Palace was up in smoke as Spin City’s annual event called The Hurricane returned for a second successive year on Saturda...
Remembering Pat
Opinion & Analysis
Mon 19 Jun 2017, 16:37 pm
The Public Service Act was just gazetted, which will replaces the Public Service Act of 2008. In our view, this new Act is not fully in line with International Labour Org...
Mon 19 Jun 2017, 16:33 pm
As Botswana is bracing for veld fires due to heavy fuel load throughout the country this year, Birdlife Botswana is reported to be ready with a community inclusive fire m...
Mon 12 Jun 2017, 15:26 pm
The conversations on Gender -Based Violence (GBV) have started in our sleepy nation. Men and women are speaking out. Boys and girls are coming out.
Mon 05 Jun 2017, 16:53 pm
In this era when most countries have shifted their focus to education as a vehicle through which they can diversify their economies, our country has outdone itself, once ...
Features
Mon 12 Jun 2017, 15:55 pm
FRANCISTOWN: For many years, the governments of Botswana and Zimbabwe and even their people post-independence for both countries, have enjoyed cordial relationships.
Mon 29 May 2017, 16:16 pm
The late Patrick van Rensburg was one of the founders of modern Botswana, a hero in the struggle against Apartheid, and through the work of his Foundation for Education w...
Mon 14 Mar 2016, 14:53 pm
The tiny village of Gulubane is situated about 10 kilometres off the A3 road. From Francistown, pass Mathangwane until a board signalling a right turn appears. The road a...
Mon 22 Feb 2016, 16:07 pm
LUANDA: I am writing this on the way to the airport on our airport shuttle – a big white 4X4 Dodge Durango – to catch a flight to a town called Menongue in the Cuito Cuan...
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Fri 23 Jun 2017, 16:05 pm
Mmegi is introducing faster and superior quality printing solutions to the market with the unveiling of a new state-of-the-art fully automated commercial web printing pre...
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 16:02 pm
The Mmegi printing plant prides itself as a centre for excellence in the Southern Africa region. Media organizations from neighbouring countries send their employees here...
Fri 23 Jun 2017, 15:56 pm
CTP (Computer-to-Plate) is a technology of the prepress process in which a digital image is transmitted directly from a computer to a plate used on the printing press. It...
Tue 20 Jun 2017, 15:45 pm
On July 26, 2016 BOFEPUSU penned a complaint letter against the Government of Botswana to the International Labour Standars Department. The letter is reproduced here, f...
World
Tue 30 May 2017, 14:59 pm
Golfer Tiger Woods says alcohol was "not involved" in his arrest while driving in Florida early on Monday.
Tue 09 May 2017, 09:36 am
"Brigitte! Brigitte! Brigitte!" chanted the crowd as she took the stage with her husband, newly elected President Emmanuel Macron. Who is she?
Mon 13 Feb 2017, 15:57 pm
Six journalists, including three media owners, have been arrested in the Ivory Coast for "spreading false information" about a mutiny by security forces, their newspapers...
Tue 07 Feb 2017, 11:41 am
Tanzania's deputy health minister Hamis Kingwangala has ordered three men who he accused of being gay to report to police for questioning - or risk arrest, reports the BB...
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Naledi
Wed 21 Jun 2017, 18:16 pm
Mopalamente wa kgaolo ya Gaborone Bonnington Bokone, Duma Boko a re otla netefatsa fa baithuti ba kgaolo ya gagwe ba bona thuto e tlhabolotsweng ya go dirisa maranyane a ...
Wed 21 Jun 2017, 18:14 pm
PALAPYE: Mopalamente wa Palapye, Moiseraela Goya o rotloeditse diphuthego tsa dikereke tsa morafe wa Bazezuru go aga dikereke tsa dikago tsa sennelaruri.
Wed 21 Jun 2017, 18:14 pm
Re dumela gore, mo phuthegong ya kgotla, baeng ba tshwanetse go fiwa tlotla e e lebanyeng, jaaka go ba fa bonno jo bo faphegileng.
Wed 21 Jun 2017, 18:11 pm
Go ntse go buiwa gore mananeo a puso a go leka go tlhatlosa Batswana a tsweletse sentle. Ga twe bangwe ba setse ba kgona go inosa metsi ka mananeo a. Go utlwala fa mongwe...
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#IWEARWHATIWANT protest march in Gaborone. The march was in protest against the recent abuse and stripping of young woman who was accused of not 'dressed properly' by an unruly mob at Gaborone Station.
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Why does Botswana need expensive fighter jets? - Swedish media interrogate Khama
President Ian Khama defends govt's intension to purchase expensive fighter jets in Sweden. Khama is currently on a controversial state visit in Sweden where he trying to get a deal of procuring eight to 12 Gripen fighter jets for the BDF.
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