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  • Minister raises alarm on renal disease

    Speaking at the commemoration of World Kidney Day in Gaborone recently, Lelatisitswe said the theme for this year calls for people to be aware of their kidney health and always seek appropriate health information about their kidneys.This is because...

  • BLP, BCP relationship doubtful

    Many people are not happy that the AP has failed to take a stand on an issue that the BCP and the BLP had failed to agree on a candidate for the Bosele ward at the Gaborone Bonnington North constituency.Both the BCP and the BLP have fielded...

  • Julia Molefhe dies at 85

    The famous Julia Molefhe Clinic in Block 9, Gaborone was named in honour of the passionate nurse because she was the facility's first matron, one of the biggest public clinics in the capital city.The health facility was christened as Julia...

  • AP, BCP, BLP fail first test

    The by-elections for Bosele and Grootlaagte ward in the Gantsi North constituency will be held on March 27. Many had hoped the three parties, which aim to work together at the 2024 General Election, would cooperate as early as possible since they...

  • UDC to finalise constituency allocation principles

    In an interview with Mmegi this week, Mohwasa said currently the allocation of wards and constituencies has not yet started since they are still waiting for the delimitation report.“We hope to have the principles adopted at the next national...

  • Gaoberekwe's body not yet interred

    It wants the government to allow it to bury their father in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR). Gaoberekwe’s body has been lying at the Joyce Funeral Parlour in Gantsi.Late last year, the family raised its plan to approach the International...

  • Five candidates for Bosele ward

    According to Maroba, those who submitted names include Botswana Congress Party (BCP), Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), Botswana Labour Party (BLP), Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) and one independent candidate. While for Grootlaagte ward in the...

  • Teachers' registers not frequently updated

    “In some cases, teachers who had been transferred out still appeared in the original schools register while the replacement teacher’s name did not appear in the register despite their resumption of duty at the new school. In response management...

  • Afrobarometer counsels Masisi on rule of law

    The report comes in the wake of concerns that the country’s leadership meddles in matters of the Judiciary.A news release from Afrobarometer dated February 20, 2023; states that, “The Afrobarometer survey shows an overwhelming majority of...

  • Millions of vital health equipment sits idle

    At Letsholathebe Memorial Hospital an Act Scan machine seconded from Nyangabgwe Referral Hospital was never installed for use and has remained inactive for a long time.The AG’s report for March 31, 2021, released recently reveals that efforts to...

  • AP, BCP tussle over Bosele ward

    So far, the duo has expressed interest to contest the ward in Gaborone Bonnington North. This has, however, brought misunderstanding amongst the members of the two political parties who have started to attack each other openly on social media...

  • Batlokwa pleas for another constituency shot down

    After evaluation, the Commission resolved to realign the constituency boundaries and retain them as one. Tlokweng has a population of 59,963 and covers an area of 285 square kilometres. According to the report, the constituency is manageable and has...

  • Delimitation outcome welcomed with mixed reactions

    Others still believe that certain decisions are done politically to boost the ruling party, Botswana Democratic Party (BDP).The Delimitation Commission started its process last year in September and was supposed to bring the report by end of January....

  • Test for Serame, Dikoloti at Goodhope/Mmathethe constituency

    The BDP is going for its primary elections dubbed Bulela Ditswe sometime this year after its national council in March. Serame and Dikoloti have been treating each other like brother and sister.However, the outcome of the Delimitation Commission has...

  • BDP primary elections for Bosele and Grootlaagte wards tomorrow

    This week the Minister of Local and Rural Development Kgotla Autlwetse issued election instruments in accordance with section 154 (2) of the Electoral Act ordering the holding of the by-election for the council member for Bosele and Grootlaagte...

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