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  • Heavy rains destroy 23 Old Naledi homes

    Briefing the media today, the mayor said the affected families were taken to one of the churches in Old Naledi. “The houses which were smoothly affected at Old Naledi ward. In some instances in Old Naledi ward, some houses were waterlogged. The 23...

  • Gaborone Mayor admits failure

    “During the recent rains, we experienced flooding in most areas of the city due to inadequate stormwater drainage structures and backlog in maintaining the existing ones. This resulted in the closure of Segoditshane Road and I thank road users for...

  • DIS requests P737m

    According to the NDP draft plan, which is yet to be tabled before Parliament, the programme aims to provide the necessary infrastructure in order to assure an environment of peace and security. Already the draft NDP 2023/2024 has been shared with...

  • Finances worry council chair

    “The total expenditure for our recurrent budget as of October 30, 2022, is P106.5 million against the seventh month’s expenditure target of P91.4 million. This implies an over expenditure of P15 million. Council conducted a budget review exercise...

  • 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...

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