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Tsaone Basimanebotlhe
  • Education Officer worries over school dropouts

    Speaking at the reception class graduating to Standard 1 at Takatokwane village on Saturday, Mongana said it is saddening that some children are denied the right to education by their parents or guardians at a young age.He said his office has been...

  • BDP says it has delivered its promises

    Even though some Batswana complain that the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has failed to deliver on its promises, President Masisi has spoken to the contrary on the matter.According to him, the BDP has been able to deliver most of its promises...

  • BDP succumbs to opposition pressure – Kekgonegile

    They also believe that if it was not due to opposition pressure, some of the things could not have been done.According to the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) secretary-general Goretetse Kekgonegile, his party has been preaching the issue of the...

  • Rains damage Kgatleng roads

    Molokwe told The Monitor on Sunday that the recent rains have severely damaged the roads to the extent that some even flooded.The district council has recently advertised road maintenance tenders in the area.Molokwe’s fear emanates from the fact...

  • BPF warring factions in reconciliation talks

    Currently, there are two factions within the BPF, one led by former president Ian Khama’s family and the other one led by former Tati East Member of Parliament, Samson Moyo Guma. The two factions are fighting for the control of the party. Even...

  • BDP beefs up communications sub-committee

    Chairperson of the committee, Kagelelo Kentse has retained his position. Mmegi has observed that the committee has not changed much except for the fact that it has brought in three new members. The new members are Michael Dignash Morapedi, Robert...

  • Former BOPEU deputy secretary loses case

    Philemon, who is also a former BOPEU National Executive Committee (NEC) member, wanted the court to order BOPEU to reinstate him as the deputy secretary-general and also to be paid 49 months’ salary as compensation.He was then getting a monthly...

  • CKGR burial case to be heard this month

    Gaoberekwe's remains have been lying in the mortuary since mid-December 2021 pending the finalisation of the court matter. The family had lost the case at the High Court hence the appeal.The deceased’s family currently residing in New Xade had...

  • Masisi, BDP youth invade Serowe

    The BDP National Youth Executive Committee (NYEC) chairperson, Collen Mochotlhi has said their aim to hold the national youth policy forum in Serowe is to revive the party structures and also ensure that the party becomes visible in the central part...

  • Support each other—Dingake urges women

    The theme of the BCP Women’s League conference was, ‘Women Arise’. When addressing members at the party elective conference for women over the weekend, Dingake said how things unfold in the country is no longer business as usual to all...

  • Masisi stalls additional members’ appointments

    The BDP constitution article 30, clause 5 states that the President of the party shall appoint five other ordinary members of the CC from other party members. The BDP members have been waiting for Masisi to make an announcement but nothing has...

  • PACs crucial—Keorapetse

    Giving welcome remarks at the ongoing Southern Africa Development Community Organisation of Public Accounts Committees (SADCOPAC) in Gaborone Keorapetse said PACs such as supreme audit institutions are an integral part of democratic systems. He said...

  • Okavango sub-district finally gets much-needed hospital

    For years residents of Okavango have been pleading with the government to build a hospital for them since they have to travel long distances to get health services as far-flung as Maun and Gumare.The JP Kavindama Primary Hospital will be opened today...

  • CKGR family owes P100,000 in mortuary fees

    Gaoberekwe has been lying in the mortuary awaiting burial since mid-December 2021 pending a court case.This came after the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) rejected the family's entry application into the Central Kalahari Game...

  • BPF settles for extraordinary congress

    The BPF elective congress was supposed to be held at the end of this month.According to the BPF chairperson Baemedi Kudumane, the National Executive Committee (NEC) met yesterday (Thursday) to discuss several issues, especially the elective...

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