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Mompati Tlhankane
  • Makhadzi late performance dampens show

    Forget about adult revellers, they are mostly used to late performances anyway but for children it was all tears as they had to go home and eventually to bed without seeing their favourite artiste on stage. Some parents had brought their children to...

  • Gov’t defends blurred BDF, police duties

    While among the key functions of the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) is to defend the country and provide for the security of Botswana through aiding civil authorities in domestic support operations, recently more military personnel have been deployed...

  • Khama vs DIS: Witchhunt or necessary measure?

    Although various items like documents and laptops have been confiscated, Khama and his family have not been charged yet. The DIS is said to be keeping the wheels turning in order to build a solid case against the former army general. Khama has been...

  • Khama, Masisi reconciliation collapses

    After their fruitless efforts to offer mediation and restore unity, royal Bangwato uncles have given up on the initiatives to meet Masisi about the issue.In a press statement released this week, Kgosi Mokhutshwane Sekgoma on behalf of the royals...

  • BDP could gain from UDC fracas

    The ruling party has so far lost nine wards out of 12 to opposition parties in the recent by-elections. Now, the candidacy brawl at the Umbrella Democratic Party (UDC) between Botswana National Front (BNF) and Botswana Congress Party (BCP) might have...

  • Gov’t admits to Whistleblowing Act flaws

    The aim of the law when it was passed in 2016 was amongst other things to protect whistle blowers who inform primarily law enforcement agencies and oversight institutions.As a result, Mthimkhulu said as government they are fully admitting to certain...

  • 'DIS complainants are afraid of own shadows'

    Morwaeng said the complainants are usually a small number of people who make loud noise adding that such noise is heard because the majority of people who do not have a problem with the DIS are silent. While typically people who are afraid of their...

  • BCP’s coalition commitment: One foot in?

    This week, the BCP central committee (CC) blatantly announced that the party does not recognise Mankie Sekete of the Botswana National Front (BNF) as the UDC Bophirima ward candidate and would instead field its preferred candidate Peter Mogapi using...

  • Katuta, Alfredo Mos to spark Rhumba enthusiasm

    This music concert is part of a series of activities for the week hosted by the Alliance Française Gaborone in celebration of the international week of Francophone.This Francophone week is celebrated every year and provides an opportunity for French...

  • African Attire on Fleek shines light on women

    Clad in different African attire, the event enabled and empowered women to move forward with renewed confidence in a world where there is continued struggles for gender equality and gender based violence.As the International Women’s Day shined a...

  • BCP goes solo at Bophirima

    The Central Committee has also revealed that its decision however, doesn’t mark the official withdrawal of BCP from the coalition UDC, an umrella party they are contracted to.Addressing the media on Monday, BCP secretary general (SG) Goretetse...

  • Storm not over at Bophirima ward

    The upcoming by-election will determine whether the opposition supporters especially the Botswana National Front (BNF) members have accepted the decision. “The just concluded meeting involving BNF and UDC leader Duma Boko and Alliance For...

  • 'Develop Mogoditshane into a township'

    Member of Parliament (MP) for the area, Tumiso Rakgare this week stressed that it is time Mogoditshane becomes a township with its own mayor. Capital city Gaborone is connected to villages like Mogoditshane therefore, the speed and scale of...

  • Bakgatla reject Presidential Commission

    Giving their views at a Commission of Inquiry into the review of the Constitution of Botswana in a Kgotla meeting on Wednesday in Mochudi, Bakgatla were adamant about their dissatisfaction with the fact that Kgosi Kgafela II was regarded as deranged...

  • Good luck MmaMpale!

    And that was during the first stint at Miss World last year. Now, as she heads to Puerto Rico for a second shot at the crown following the postponement of the pageant last year because of COVID-19, Molefe is more energised than ever especially after...

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