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Sunday 09 June 2019, 22:41 pm.
Mon 10 Jun 2019, 11:30 am
Over the weekend members of the new kid on the block, Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) found gates for the venue they had booked at Tsholofelo Community Hall locked.
Mon 03 Jun 2019, 16:30 pm
On Friday last week, the Public Enterprises Evaluation and Privatisation Agency (PEEPA) announced start of work towards ending the Botswana Meat Commission’s (BMC) beef...
Mon 27 May 2019, 11:44 am
We have been down this road too many times, but sadly, nothing is changing. The ever-rising cases of rape and defilement are a cause for concern. What is sometimes even m...
Mon 20 May 2019, 09:20 am
Botswana used to be considered one of the safest places in the world, but that reputation has slowly been dying with each passing year.
Mon 13 May 2019, 11:48 am
The impressive win by the women's team over their South African counterparts is a cause for celebration.
Mon 06 May 2019, 11:39 am
Have we as a society lost our morality so much that we see fun and humour in serious matters that are not funny or humorous? It was quite shocking that grown people found...
Mon 29 Apr 2019, 11:32 am
As we count months before the general elections, campaigns are intensifying, and as would be expected, some of the campaigners seem to be hell burnt on using underhanded ...
Mon 15 Apr 2019, 11:34 am
Soon after the 2018 Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) results were released, The Monitor carried an article about a 17-year-old refugee from Zim...
Mon 08 Apr 2019, 11:33 am
The highly anticipated Botswana Democratic Party’s (BDP) Kang congress has come and gone, and proceedings were reportedly peaceful, which in itself is indeed commendabl...
Mon 01 Apr 2019, 11:41 am
This week marks the historic Botswana Democratic Party’s (BDP) Special Congress slated for April 5 in Kang.
Mon 25 Mar 2019, 11:17 am
President Mokgweetsi Masisi is on record saying he was on course to fight and address human-wildlife conflict through consultations, something that is commendable coming ...
Mon 18 Mar 2019, 11:15 am
We carry an article in this publication about a retired woman who fell prey to scammers who made away with her life savings amounting to P228, 000.
Mon 04 Mar 2019, 11:42 am
Tricksters continue to rob Batswana of their hard earned cash, under a disguise that they are either prophets or traditional healers, something that the Botswana Police S...
Mon 25 Feb 2019, 11:32 am
Many people have been expressing anger and disgust at the growing murder cases in the country. This follows spike in passion killings where lovers or ex-lovers kill each ...
Mon 18 Feb 2019, 11:10 am
Children are perhaps the most vulnerable in the society. They deserve to be raised in a conducive environment, which will see them grow into responsible citizens who are ...
Mon 11 Feb 2019, 11:56 am
On Saturday night football lovers were treated to a thrilling match between Gaborone United (GU) and Township Rollers. However, confusion ensued after 120 minutes of play...
Mon 04 Feb 2019, 17:22 pm
It’s understandable why many people are tired of petty thieves, and sometimes get frustrated with the justice system, when they see the same culprits walking the street...
Mon 28 Jan 2019, 11:12 am
Of recent more and more Batswana have started to pay attention to the way the country is being run, and whether the country’s resources are put to good use to benefit e...
Mon 21 Jan 2019, 11:11 am
This past week was indeed a busy one. The events during the seven days got citizenry excited, and social media, especially Facebook was extremely busy with news, filterin...
Mon 14 Jan 2019, 11:49 am
Of late, the increasing cases of rape have been topical amongst Batswana of different ages and sexes. Social media has been awash with debates on rape, which painfully se...
Mon 17 Dec 2018, 12:11 pm
Fatal road accidents have been steadily increasing towards the end of November and the beginning of December. While holidays look to excite people, Christmas and New Year...
Mon 10 Dec 2018, 11:12 am
Today marks the 70th anniversary of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10, and this year, the day is com...
Mon 03 Dec 2018, 11:30 am
This year’s World AIDS Day commemoration was held over the weekend in Mochudi under the theme 'Know Your Status'.
Mon 26 Nov 2018, 11:22 am
The annual global campaign 16 Days of Activism Against Violence On Women And Children, kicked off yesterday with a massive launch by the Ministry of Nationality, Immigrat...
Mon 19 Nov 2018, 11:15 am
Once again The Monitor has found it necessary to address the issue of abuse and misuse of social media. Please don’t get us wrong, we are proponents of freedom of expre...
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