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Mon 23 Jan 2017, 16:01 pm
JWANENG- Galaxy FC’s talented attacker, Thabang Sesinyi’s solitary strike handed his side three points against a fighting Sankoyo Bush Bucks in a BTC Premiership encounte...
Mon 23 Jan 2017, 16:01 pm
BTC Premiership defending champions, Township Rollers ended Orapa United’s 16 game unbeaten run with a resounding 4-1 win in a league game played at the National Stadium ...
Mon 23 Jan 2017, 16:01 pm
New signing, Mathews Nyamadzawo’s 68th minute equaliser ensured Mochudi Centre Chiefs picked a point against BDF XI in a 2-2 draw at the Molepole Sports Complex on Friday...
Mon 23 Jan 2017, 16:01 pm
LOBATSE: Local football witnessed another controversial chapter on Saturday when play between Extension Gunners and Police XI had to be delayed for 35 minutes as the Loba...
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20 January 2017
FRANCISTOWN: Shocked residents of the otherwise quiet neighb...
20 January 2017
About 80 staff members of Limkokwing University of Creative ...
20 January 2017
Calm and collected, Tarandeep Singh Panesar has stars in his...
20 January 2017
FRANCISTOWN: Politicians here are bemoaneing a BCL Ltd repo...
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16 January 2017
Government has moved to amend Immigration Laws to enable the...

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Mon 16 Jan 2017, 18:00 pm
FRANCISTOWN: At least eight people were seriously injured on Friday around lunchtime when a welding gas cylinder exploded as two employees of a gas tanker truck company, ...
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 16:41 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Francistown Police confirmed the arrest of three of the 18 escaped prisoners yesterday. The fugitives had escaped from lawful custody on Saturday around lun...
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 16:38 pm
At least 36 teachers seconded to the Out Of School Programme in 2010 are smiling all the way to the bank after a Directorate of Public Service Management (DPSM) blunder. ...
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 16:37 pm
Botswana Federation For Public Private Sector Trade Unions (BOFEPUSU) will next week start their nationwide workers’ rallies whose intention is to pave way for their (BOF...
Business
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 18:00 pm
To many people, a donkey is a repulsive animal that never stops scratching and will more often spot ugly wounds. Over the years, the donkey has only been perceived as a b...
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 15:58 pm
BOBONONG- Mophane worm collectors in Bobirwa had a delayed season thanks to a prolonged dry spell in their region. However they looked to the skies over the festive seaso...
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 15:52 pm
FRANCISTOWN: An enthusiastic ex-soldier Odirile Rakaki (38) left the military to become a successful entrepreneur by venturing into a lucrative business of running a fitn...
Mon 19 Dec 2016, 18:00 pm
A youth company, Infinity Tech have developed a mobile application that allows users to safely purchase a hotspot voucher in the comfort of their homes from their mobile ...
Sport
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 15:42 pm
SELEBI PHIKWE: Jerome ‘JJ’ Ramatlhakwana marked his return with a brace against Nico United on Saturday afternoon following a long spell on the sidelines since moving fro...
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 15:42 pm
LOBATSE: Extension Gunners played to a 1-1 stalemate against Mmankgodi side, Black Forest in a highly competitive BTC Premiership encounter played at the Lobatse Sports C...
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 15:42 pm
Gilport Lions’ internal squabbles spilled onto the pitch as they lost 3-1 to defending champions Township Rollers in a BTC Premiership encounter played at the National St...
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 15:37 pm
MAUN: Sankoyo Bush Bucks’ off-field problems spilled onto the pitch as they fell 3-0 to Gaborone United (GU) in a BTC Premiership match at Maun Sports Complex on Saturday...
Lifestyle
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 18:00 pm
Omphile Sefako is a 21-year-old gentleman with big dreams of becoming the world’s biggest icon in fine arts. He uses a ballpoint pen in his artworks, one of the character...
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 15:45 pm
One of the popular local annual cultural events, Son Of The Soil (SOTS) is back but it is coming with a couple of changes.
Mon 19 Dec 2016, 18:00 pm
The Festive Gospel Extravagance was a thrill to genre followers who thronged the Fairgrounds on Saturday night.
Mon 19 Dec 2016, 13:47 pm
With the festive season around the corner, people will be taking vacations to different destinations to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
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Opinion & Analysis
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 16:03 pm
Because the media is already awash with the news that my leader, the President of Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU); Comrade Andrew Motsamai is resigning from his p...
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 11:20 am
BOSETU would like to express its deepest displeasure on the floppy and rather lacklustre start of the 2017 school term. Our structures across the country have, over the p...
Mon 19 Dec 2016, 13:30 pm
Yay, we made it in one piece! By God’s grace every one of us will celebrate Christmas in a few days.
Mon 19 Dec 2016, 13:25 pm
On Saturday December 9, 2016, my neighbour asked me to look after her kids as she and her husband were going for a church service at Ditshupo Hall and would spend the nig...
Features
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...
Mon 01 Feb 2016, 15:35 pm
At just 26 years, Kenathata Dipogiso was defying the prophesy of his own first name, which seemed to suggest that he was destined to be a weakling. He had become the opp...
Mon 14 Dec 2015, 18:00 pm
On April 27, 2009 *Malebogo Max Molefhe was shot eight times by an enraged boyfriend. The gunshot that was meant to blow her brains off mysteriously jammed. The gun faile...
World
Tue 17 Jan 2017, 07:26 am
US car giant Ford has recalled more than 4,500 of its Kuga model in South Africa for safety checks after dozens of them caught fire since 2015.
Tue 20 Dec 2016, 14:04 pm
The US electoral college has certified Donald Trump as president, despite a last-ditch effort to deny him the White House.
Tue 22 Nov 2016, 13:32 pm
Donald Trump has cancelled a meeting with the New York Times, a day after berating media chiefs at his headquarters for "unfair" coverage.
Mon 14 Nov 2016, 16:28 pm
An advice columnist's response to a letter about rape has sparked an angry backlash in Singapore and accusations of victim-blaming.
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Wed 18 Jan 2017, 16:06 pm
Phillip Khwae, yo aneng a latlhegelwa mo ditlhophong tsa setšhaba tsa bopalamente tsa kgaolo ya Kgalagadi Bokone ka 2014, o supile fa ana le keletso ya go emela ditlhopho...
Wed 18 Jan 2017, 16:03 pm
Re dumela gore puso ya Botswana e dirile maiteko a le mmalwa mo dingwageng tse di fetileng a go thama ditiro, mme go lebega seemo sa letlhoko la ditiro se kubugela bontsi...
Wed 18 Jan 2017, 15:58 pm
Beke eno Botshelo bo ama Thakadu, motlokwa Nkuku Nkgwana Irene Segokgo mme bo mo fitlhela a kgobile kgetsi kwa ga gagwe, a akola bokgola jwa dipula tsa bosheng le botala ...
Wed 18 Jan 2017, 15:53 pm
Madume wetsho mme re simolola go bua nao ka boitumelo go go itsese fa kholomo ya gago ya mmamoratwa e boile gape. Maikaelelo a yone ke go tlôtla le Batswana ka botlhale j...
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Ten days before handing over to Donald Trump, US President Barack Obama gave a farewell address on January 10, 2017 in Chicago
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