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  • How MPs will celebrate Christmas Day

    Some MPs that The Monitor interviewed revealed they will be joining constituents at football tournaments and dikhwaere in their different constituencies.Liakiat Kablay, Letlhakeng-Lephephe MPI will be hosting some of the dikhwaere at our lands in...

  • Is gov’t winning the water battle?

    President Mokgweetsi Masisi has indicated in the recent State of the Nation Address (SONA) that the government continues to invest in key water projects throughout the country.He pointed out that the government is also pursuing arrangements for...

  • Scope may be broadened to include PPEs

    Responding to a question in Parliament this week, Manake said her ministry is currently carrying out a Regulatory Impact Assessment on the regulations of PPEs.She was responding to a question from the Member of Parliament for Selebi-Phikwe West...

  • Date of burial for the CKGR man to be determined

    This time around, the family is planning to appeal its case at the International Criminal Court of Justice. This comes hardly after the Court of Appeal (CoA) dismissed a case in which the family wanted to bury their late father (Pitse) in the...

  • Ministry achieves some projects

    The ministry is amongst the biggest after Basic Education and Tertiary Education were brought back under the same roof. With education being regarded key, the ministry is set to play an important role in the Reset Agenda hence the need to do it...

  • A week to bury anywhere except CKGR—COA

    The Court of Appeal (CoA) dismissed a case today in which the family of the deceased Pitseng Gaoberekwe wanted to bury their late father in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR).The deceased’s remains have been lying in the mortuary since...

  • Unemployment is the most important problem for Batswana

    With up to three responses per respondent, the barometer conducted between July-August 2022 showed that 50% of Batswana cited unemployment among their priorities.The Afro Barometer report further pointed out that unemployment is the most important...

  • Butale reemerges head high

    After a challenging year of scandals and suspensions, Butale believes that he comes back as a strong and unshakeable man in politics. To him, his temporary down fall was part of being refined by God and also being renewed.In an interview with Mmegi...

  • Trying year ahead for BPF

    Before the recent reconciliation, the parties fought for the soul of the party, a conflict that led to the postponement of the elective congress which was initially scheduled for end of October this year.Now it turns out that the move to postpone the...

  • 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...

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