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Mompati Tlhankane
  • Boko breaks Bophirima silence

    Boko announced Mankie Sekete of the BNF as the UDC Bophirima ward candidate despite BCP’s calls to field its preferred candidate being Peter Mogapi. Following the standoff, the BCP has since decided to contest outside the coalition using its name...

  • Bangwato royals fight all powerful subject

    Khama and his uncles accuse Autlwetse of failing to act as a neutral arbiter in the failed reconciliation talks between Khama and his successor, President Mokgweetsi Masisi. Autlwetse on the other hand has since given a stern warning to Bangwato...

  • Masisi’s rainy day April Fools’ promise

    “One of my top priorities as the President of this country will be to address the problem of unemployment, especially amongst the young people who constitute the majority of our population,” the former teacher from Moshupa said. His words were...

  • Masisi-Khama’s four-year rivalry

    “I wish to express my sincere gratitude to you on behalf of Batswana Sir, as you have been a great source of inspiration to all of us. Allow me in the same breath to wish you a happy, restful and rewarding retirement,” Masisi told Khama sitting...

  • Charma Gal confrontation lands young lawyer in hot soup

    A video circulated on Facebook showing Kedikilwe confronting the Sekuta hitmaker. Kedikilwe is heard uttering some sort of threats and using his position to get his way over Charma Gal. “Do you think Uyapo doesn’t tell me your stuff,” said the...

  • 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...

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