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Monday 24 April 2017, 03:05 am.
Mon 24 Apr 2017, 11:07 am
A number of people in Botswana joined the bandwagon to distribute juice made from Mangosteen fruit, which goes by the name Xango. Most people who distribute the juice sin...
Mon 10 Apr 2017, 11:51 am
We have been made to believe that democracy is Government for the people by the people. We were fooled. It has since changed, especially in this beloved republic to mean ...
Mon 03 Apr 2017, 11:03 am
Recently in Parliament the Minister of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs, Edwin Batshu revealed that over 100,000 women had approached his Ministry’s gender fin...
Mon 27 Mar 2017, 11:30 am
The recent good rains that left the Gaborone Dam full will remain in our memories for decades to come. The President has even declared a National Thanksgiving Day to be c...
Mon 20 Mar 2017, 11:43 am
Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism Minister, Tshekedi Khama has painted a gloomy image of his Ministry before Parliament as it battles financial stre...
Mon 13 Mar 2017, 11:37 am
March 8 is the day the world over recognises the role of the womenfolk outside the home. It is the day to observe and celebrate the emancipation of women, in the workplac...
Mon 06 Mar 2017, 11:34 am
The recent good rains that left the Gaborone Dam full will remain in our memories for decades to come. The President has even declared a National Thanksgiving Day to be c...
Mon 27 Feb 2017, 12:10 pm
Recently the nation woke up to the news that a case launched by the Manual Workers Union, led by famed trade Unionist Johnson Motshwarakgole resulted in not only the Pre...
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 11:36 am
The ation woke up Friday to news that a case launched by the Manual Workers Union resulted in not only the President’s powers shame-facedly reduced, but further throwing ...
Mon 13 Feb 2017, 16:12 pm
Over the weekend a united opposition that had recently announced cooperation for the 2019 General Election, came out licking their wounds after it was thrashed by the rul...
Mon 06 Feb 2017, 11:13 am
As the soon-to-be outgoing President, Ian Khama has only this financial year to stamp his legacy in the hearts and minds of citizens, residents, critics and fans alike.
Mon 30 Jan 2017, 13:48 pm
Today Foreign Affairs Minister Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi hopes to be elected as the second woman in a row from the southern African region for the position of AU Commissio...
Mon 23 Jan 2017, 11:26 am
Since he burst into the scene at Township Rollers, Segolame Boy has been year after year touted for export to the more professional South African league clubs, including ...
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 11:07 am
Government has moved to amend Immigration Laws to enable the Minister responsible to accord foreign investors and their families permanent residence.
Mon 19 Dec 2016, 13:17 pm
It has been one hell of a roller-coaster year this 2016 for this publication, for the media in general, and for the whole economy, as shown by the many reverberations tha...
Mon 12 Dec 2016, 12:41 pm
In this edition, among others, we carry a story from Francistown, where some trans-border immigrants were caught with packages that includde toddlers and females with ...
Mon 05 Dec 2016, 12:26 pm
Botswana is one of the most progressive countries in the region when it comes to climate monitoring. It houses infrastructure that also informs the rest of the region on ...
Mon 28 Nov 2016, 12:56 pm
In developed countries, the Labour movement is not only seen as representative a of workers’ rights. It is seen as a key stakeholder in formulating labour laws and polici...
Mon 21 Nov 2016, 16:03 pm
Recently, one of the leading local institutions, Limkokwing University of Creative Technology withheld certificates of their class of 2016 graduands because the Universit...
Mon 14 Nov 2016, 12:52 pm
News coming from the Public Service Bargaining Council (PSBC), where pubic service unions and the government have been sitting around the table to consider chiefly public...
Mon 07 Nov 2016, 12:37 pm
There has been a chain of events that has left many wondering whether government’s spending power has taken a knock resulting in failure to execute certain key services.
Mon 31 Oct 2016, 11:35 am
The new minister of Transport Kitso Mokaila was in his element in Selebi-Phikwe where he promised audience at transport pitso that among others he is determined to stop t...
Mon 24 Oct 2016, 15:37 pm
Today marks the first week for new Bank of Botswana (BoB) Governor Moses Pelaelo,. He takes over from Linah Mohohlo, whose tenure ended on October 20.
Mon 17 Oct 2016, 19:08 pm
On Friday, Business Botswana (BB)chairman, Lekwalo Mosienyane and his chief executive officer Dr Racious Moatshe issued a damning statement in reaction to cabinet’s decis...
Mon 10 Oct 2016, 17:20 pm
News of the impending closure of the BCL mine in Selebi-Phikwe ought not to leave anyone, especially the peoples of the area despondent.
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