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Mompati Tlhankane
  • Khama family mourns eldest kin

    Khama’s younger brother and former president, Ian Khama, who is currently in a self-imposed exile in South Africa announced her passing earlier today but did not share details about the cause of death and funeral arrangements.“It is with regret...

  • Ex-diplomat commits 250 years toward debt-clearance

    This means it will take the latter 250 years (10 generations) to settle the debt. The ex-diplomat (name undisclosed) is currently unemployed.He was stationed in New York at the time and accumulated the debt through a telephone bill, according to the...

  • Khama shifts reputational damage blame to Masisi

    Buck-passing or passing the buck is defined as the practice of blaming someone and avoiding responsibility.Responding through the SKI Khama Foundation, chief executive officer, Mogomotsi Kaboeamodimo said so many ills that happened under President...

  • Gov’t blames Botswana’s reputational damage on Khama

    The ministry admitted that the rivalry between President Mokgweetsi Masisi and Khama has tarnished the integrity of Botswana, specifically the former’s negative comments about the country.Appearing before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC),...

  • Gov’t succumbs to public transporters’ pressure

    The increase according to Molale will apply to scheduled services, shared taxis and minibuses. He, however, said the increase will not affect special taxis. He explained that Cabinet approved the adjustment to the public road transport passenger...

  • Flu cases rising as COVID-19 on downturn

    Even though MoH has not yet recorded an excessive amount of influenza cases, some people have been attributing this influenza activity to COVID-19 infection.People with mild flu, who would normally stay at home and not get tested for flu, are...

  • Peermont reawakens 70s, 80s Disco

    Peermont Botswana is celebrating the return of the annual 70s and 80s disco party at two of their properties. The popular music event returns to the GICC at The Grand Palm Resort on June 17 and then goes to Sedibeng Hotel & Casino in Francistown for...

  • DJ KSB releases First Quarter

    With Phendula featuring South African vocalist, Juizee, DJ KSB managed to release a hit single during a time when the pandemic was wreaking havoc in 2020 and he could not capitalise fully because the entertainment was still shut as a result of...

  • DIS, DCEC rivalry set to persist

    Appearing before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Wednesday, DIS director-general, Peter Magosi admitted that while they have always had differences with the DCEC the current problem can be resolved. In particular, the problem relates to the...

  • Magosi promises to stop ‘Hollywood style’ arrests

    Magosi, who was appearing before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Wednesday was responding to a question from Member of Parliament (MP) for Bobonong Taolo Lucas who had asked if the DIS could not question people silently without making all the...

  • Slight increase in Botswana’s population

    According to Statistician-General Dr Burton Mguni at the current rate of growth, Botswana’s population will take approximately 58 years to reach double the current figure. The preliminary report shows the annual population growth rate between 2011...

  • Letsile, Marape scoop biggest awards

    The awards, which are the Outstanding Male and Female of the Year, were sponsored by Debswana at P75,000 each. Earlier this year, Tebogo set the national record after clocking 10.08 in junior men’s 100m Botswana Athletics Association (BAA)...

  • Montsho receives two special awards

    Montsho, who was all teary to receive such recognition, even post retirement walked away with the WASBO award and the minister’s award. For the WASBO award, Montsho received P10,000 courtesy of Sprint Couriers. WASBO Chairperson Matlho Kgosi said...

  • Autlwetse fires Kgamane

    The royals added that they will not accept anybody purported to replace Kgosi Kgamane. Last week, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Kgotla Autlwetse confirmed Sediegeng’s suspension and indicated that a commission of inquiry will...

  • Rationalisation won’t result in job losses – Morwaeng

    Since President Mokgweetsi Masisi announced last month that there would be a string of parastatal mergers and planned privatisation, some people felt that the latter was stalling the inevitable, being job losses. “I want to assure Batswana that...

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