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  • Malaria outbreak worries Kweneng DHMT

    Already the regional DHMT has recorded 11 cases of malaria at Kubung (six), Molepolole (two), Khudumelapye (one) while two were registered in Takatokwane.When The Monitor visited Molepolole on Friday, health officials from the district were going...

  • Molepolole's Ga Ranta cemetery in bad state

    Some graves have collapsed and even new ones are showing signs they would soon cave in. The fence for the burial site is old while some collapsed graves are covered with small trees so that no one could not see the inside of the grave and some...

  • BDP's Molepolole South holds seamless congress

    The branch congress was held on Saturday at Kgari Sechele Senior Secondary School. There have been internal fights in the constituency with councillors at the forefront. Some squabbles at some point implicated Kabo Morwaeng, who is the area Member...

  • Urgent motion to halt constitutional review

    When briefing the media on Monday this week at President Hotel, Saleshando said they are shocked that President Mokgweetsi Masisi had decided to appoint a commission of inquiry into the Constitution without any input from Parliament.He said the...

  • Masisi takes nemesis head on

    It has been increasingly clear that Masisi and Matsheka‘s relationship has turned bitterly sour and the President's action is evident that now he wants to take his nemesis head-on. Matsheka is mentioned amongst a team led by former cabinet...

  • PAC worried about learners’ drop out

    According to the PAC report, which was recently released for the 58th meeting, it shows that the Ministry of Basic Education enrolment, in primary school is about 337,655 on average but the number declines to an average of 180,925 at secondary school...

  • Real test for opposition bloc

    Of recent, opposition parties have been failing to abide by the Memorandum of Agreement, which binds all of them to support each other during by-elections. Opposition parties have also promised Batswana that they are going to cooperate come 2024...

  • IEC refers UDC query to its Commission

    Mmegi has learnt that the IEC commission is scheduled to meet this week and the issue is on the agenda. According to a source, the IEC had written to the Commission that it had acted accordingly as per the IEC Act requires the start of the...

  • Ministries Under Scrutiny For Wastages

    A recently released report by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of its 58th meeting showed there were loopholes under the scheme. It identified the main areas of non-compliance as: “the recoupment of assets for failed projects was not effected;...

  • Mmegi loyal reader dies

    He made ‘Letters to the Editor’ fashionable and his letters had been published in national newspapers for decades. A writer who shared his views through pen and paper at the time, Mguni had keen interest in current affairs and all the relevant...

  • BDP stalwarts jostle for positions

    Already some disillusioned legislators and disgruntled civic leaders are eyeing certain positions to get full control of the party. The battle is so intense that party heavyweights have started jostling for political space in an endeavour to curry...

  • Supplementary voter registration commences

    It is done to give an opportunity to those who had not registered for the 2019 general election.According to acting IEC spokesperson Idah Seoforeng, supplementary registration helps or give an opportunity to those who had registered but do not have a...

  • UB don denies vacuum for State presidency

    In an interview with Mmegi on Tuesday this week, Balule said section 36 of the Botswana Constitution gives the sitting President the power to appoint the acting President who could be a Minister but if he feels his illness cannot distract him from...

  • BDP Ledumadumane East primaries tomorrow

    A press release from the party secretary also Member of Parliament for Gaborone North, Mpho Balopi, identified three candidates namely: Bontle Beauty Pilane, Thato Kgwatalala and Sello Leteane. The council seat became vacant after the death of the...

  • Moipolai is the UDC candidate for Ledumadumane East

    UDC issued a statement to clarify the matter, because two UDC posters for the ward were already doing rounds on social media. One of the posters is that of the identified candidate, Simon Moipolai of the Botswana National Front (BNF), while the other...

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