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Lesedi Mkhutshwa
  • Pedalling through the wilds of Ngangane Game Reserve

    Cycling in the wilderness is not commonplace in Botswana but is considered to be one of the greatest ways of experiencing the natural outdoors and exploring the incomparable beauty and breathtaking scenery of wild animals and different...

  • Khwee cllr dies in car crash

    His death was confirmed by Botswana National Front’s (BNF) secretary-general Ketlhalefile Motshegwa in an interview with The Monitor.The BNF is a contracting partner in the UDC. Molodi served as a council member for Khwee ward in the Boteti East...

  • No arrests in Selolwe JSS 'space cookies' saga

    In a recent interview with The Monitor, Kesupile said investigations into the matter are ongoing to determine what exactly transpired. He indicated that it was reported that the space cookies were brought in by one student from home.Kesupile further...

  • Weevil attack forces FCC to dump sorghum bags

    At the time, Mmegi sources also revealed that the weevil attack led to shortage of sorghum in primary schools the following week across the city following the attack by the insects and disposal of contaminated bags. The shortage of food forced...

  • F’town Book Festival draws 50 authors

    The event, which will be held at the City of Francistown Council (COFC) Civic Centre is, planned to revive the love of reading in the northern part of the country.Event founder, Dr Paula Otukile said the Festival will draw writers from the United...

  • Ngangane Game Reserve employs over 200 locals

    In an interview with BusinessMonitor, the game reserve manager, Henry Kangootui, said the business employs over 200 locals, of which 75 are permanent while the rest are casual workers and come in seasonally. He added that the Ngangane hotel employs...

  • Dikoloti calls for intervention on PMTCT

    Dikoloti was speaking during the official opening of the 23rd Team TB/HIV annual meeting, which was attended by more than 300 delegates from every District Health Management Team (DHMT) across the nation. In his address, Dikoloti said there are...

  • Matsiloje police face uphill battle against illegal mining

    Both the Department of Mines and the Botswana Police Service (BPS) have escalated their efforts to curb illicit mining, closing abandoned mine shafts and strengthening enforcement. According to reliable information, over 15 individuals have appeared...

  • HIV, TB programmes understaffed

    He shared insights during the 23rd Team TB/HIV annual meeting held here at Adansonia Hotel. Contrary to common belief, Nkomo clarified that there is a shortage of staff in HIV/TB programmes. "There is a misconception that HIV/TB programmes...

  • Northeast farmers bubbling with hope despite challenges

    The north-east region is one of the few expected to receive normal to above normal rainfall between January and March, a period which marks the second half of the rain season. Farmers believe the situation work in their favour.Tonota, Tutume and...

  • Five nabbed following a spate of burglaries in Palapye

    The suspected burglars are alleged to be involved in a string of burglaries across Letlhakane policing area. According to Letlhakane station commander, Superintendent Michael Maphephu, the suspects were arrested on Wednesday after two guns, a 375 and...

  • F/town CBD vendors plead for alternative market

    It was a heartbreaking scene as the vendors in the CBD market place watched in despair as the city's bulldozers demolished their stalls and shops.Some vendors expressed their frustration and anger at the situation, while others simply stood in...

  • Athletics event disappoints

    The event, which attracted over 300 athletes was held at the Obed Itani Chilume Stadium on Saturday but it started two hours behind schedule.This caused confusion and frustration among athletes as many of whom were left wondering about their...

  • UDC allocation backlash reaches Francistown East

    The BPP deputy secretary general, Tiroeaone Ntsima will represent the UDC in the constituency in the upcoming 2024 General Election. The decision to award the Francistown East to BPP was taken last week.Before allocation, it was believed that the BPF...

  • Temo Letlotlo delays cropping season

    The government’s new arable farming programme, which replaced the Integrated Support Programme for Arable Agriculture Development (ISPAAD), was set to begin in the 2023-2024 cropping season.The chairperson of the Tonota, Tutume, and Masunga...

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