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Monday 15 October 2018, 18:00 pm.
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 11:03 am
A statement reportedly released by Kgalagadi Breweries (Pty) Ltd or KBL on October 11, 2018 seems to have rubbed consumers the wrong way. The public statement, which bear...
Mon 08 Oct 2018, 11:32 am
We have commented on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) several times, but the issue seems to be getting worse by the day. There seem to be a number violent crimes, which most o...
Mon 24 Sep 2018, 11:05 am
Childline Botswana has embarked on a fund-raising fun run titled 'Run11611', which is an effort to raise awareness about the new Childline Crisis Line; 11611, and to soli...
Mon 17 Sep 2018, 10:50 am
Many Batswana seem less interested in issues of human trafficking, with many choosing to believe that such a crime does not affect their country.
Mon 10 Sep 2018, 11:52 am
Different newspapers and news outlets have been reporting on murder cases and an array of violent crimes that led to a number of lobby groups and individuals raising thei...
Mon 03 Sep 2018, 10:27 am
The recently held Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) primary elections, or Bulela Ditswe as they are popularly known, have raised many eyebrows. BDP, as the ruling party is ...
Mon 27 Aug 2018, 11:58 am
A good number of Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) sitting Members of Parliament (MP) lost the party’s primary elections that were held over the weekend.
Mon 20 Aug 2018, 11:03 am
While many people rely on herbs to treat a variety of health conditions and ailments, and some just take herbs to boost their immune system or as a preventative measure.
Mon 13 Aug 2018, 11:17 am
The decision by the court to grant Botswana Communication Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) the rights to regulate price increases by MultiChoice Botswana is indeed a welcome ...
Mon 06 Aug 2018, 11:21 am
Back in the 1990s, when Botswana was on the verge of being “wiped out” by the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the then president Festus Mogae took bold steps; appealed to the deve...
Mon 30 Jul 2018, 11:22 am
Labour unions are a necessity for employees across all sectors of the economy, but ironically, controversy seems to haunt unions, not just in Botswana, but in other count...
Mon 23 Jul 2018, 11:14 am
The Botswana Police Service’s (BPS) relentless efforts to keep crime on the back foot cannot go unnoticed. BPS with its limited resources has intensified the campaign t...
Mon 09 Jul 2018, 11:51 am
In today's world it is not uncommon to come across articles on Gender-Based Violence (GBV), and Botswana is no exception.
Mon 25 Jun 2018, 16:12 pm
Saturday marked a sad day for the media fraternity, friends and the family of The Voice Newspaper publisher, Beata Kasale.
Mon 18 Jun 2018, 11:24 am
The opposition has from time immemorial boasted about taking over from the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), but the recent bickering in the Umbrella for Democratic Change...
Mon 11 Jun 2018, 11:29 am
We have had food poisoning incidents, in different schools in the past, where almost the whole school(s) would have students suffering from diarrhoea and vomiting. The i...
Mon 04 Jun 2018, 11:47 am
After all is said and done, it boils down to whether the President can deliver on promises he made to the media and the nation at large.
Mon 28 May 2018, 11:47 am
The private media has over the years registered concerns about the governmen's reluctance to release information. In those years the private media found it increasingly h...
Mon 21 May 2018, 11:41 am
The nation was bubbling with excitement last week after a "fake" document claiming Government was planning to extend liquor trading hours, circulated on social media. Thi...
Mon 14 May 2018, 11:56 am
Stepping Stones International (SSI) in partnership with #IShallNotForget! movement have embarked on a project dubbed 'Raising Voices For Action On Children’s Rights'.
Mon 07 May 2018, 11:38 am
Justice Lot Moroka's ruling on the marriage wrecking case last Wednesday, has sent tongues wagging, and has attracted mixed reactions.
Mon 30 Apr 2018, 11:01 am
While the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) is still to investigate the Friday crash of a BF5 Fighter aircraft, talk has it that the pilot sacrificed his life to save the live...
Mon 23 Apr 2018, 11:55 am
The report by Statistics Botswana, which states that youth are the main perpetrators of crime in the country, is a cause for concern. While the report does not go into de...
Mon 16 Apr 2018, 11:01 am
Over the years many Batswana from different walks of life, being academics, politicians, and the civil society at large have debated the issue of the Public Accounts Comm...
Mon 09 Apr 2018, 15:52 pm
The fifth President of Botswana, Mokgweetsi Masisi was inaugurated on April 1, 2018. While a section of the population welcomed the new President, there were those, mostl...
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