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  • BALA delighted as councillors' pay rise

    The development follows an announcement by Local Government Minister Kgotla Autlwetse on Wednesday that government has approved his Ministry’s request to restructure seven councils by upgrading 15 Subordinate Authorities to fully-fledged councils...

  • Three councillors eye BALA presidency

    The current BALA president Geoffrey Sibisibi will not run for the seat. The national conference will be held in Maun from September 20-22, at the Maun Lodge and it will be officially opened by the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development,...

  • Ministry explains expired COVID-19 vaccine

    According to Ministry’s spokesperson Dr Christopher Nyanga, the ministry is currently content with the cooperation of parents in allowing their children to get COVID-19 vaccination.However, the Ministry has dismissed reports that it is using any...

  • Mayor's Task Team to clean-up capital city

    The initiative came after Mayor Austin Abraham complained about the city's state when it comes to cleanliness and urged the council to come up with ways in which government departments, the private sector, together with the business community can...

  • Sir Ketumile Masire hospital radiology opens

    During the official opening of the facility recently, Health Minister Edwin Dikoloti said it is a great milestone worth celebrating and marks the beginning of the opening of Sir Ketumile Masire Teaching Hospital to the people of Botswana and the...

  • KDC supports growth of business

    Addressing the audience on Tuesday this week at a three-day informal economy roundtable dialogue, Molokwe said he has feedback from the business community in the district on how to grow and make a meaningful contribution to the country’s...

  • Mathokgwane returns to active politics

    Inside sources say Mathokgwane is busy consulting some members in his area about his intention. He is aspiring to contest for the 2024 general election if he wins the Botswana National Front (BNF) primary election.“It is true Mathokgwane is...

  • No suspension letters yet for Saleshando, Kekgonegile

    This is despite the fact that the UDC spokesperson Moeti Mohwasa and president Duma Boko had addressed a press conference about their suspension. What shocks the two is that the UDC seems unbothered to communicate with them formally about the...

  • Molefhi’s Team Equity attracts disciplinary action

    Team Equity lost dismally to Vice President and re-elected chairperson Slumber Tsogwane's lobby list in Tsabong over the weekend.Team Equity may attract disciplinary action from the BDP, because the party's constitution does not allow members...

  • Africa largely behind, Dikoloti tells WHO

    Speaking at a WHO regional committee gathering in Lome, Togo last week Friday, the minister said this impedes the ability to end the pandemic and achieve the common objective of global health. “Botswana has made significant progress in regards to...

  • Court interdict dampens nurses' festive day

    The Botswana Nurses Union (BONU), Directorate of Public Service Management (DPSM), Ministry of Health, and the Attorney General (AG) are at loggerheads with unions that have nurses in their membership.This follows after Botswana Land Boards Local...

  • S/Phikwe mayor resigns from BCP

    Botswana Congress Party (BCP) Selebi–Phikwe mayor Lucas Modimana has resigned from his party with immediate effect. He is expected to be welcomed into his new political home, Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) over the weekend at Tsabong. He is the...

  • Masisi to talk peace, unity in Tsabong

    University of Botswana (UB) political analyst Keaoleboga Dipogiso says there is a need for Masisi to make a reflection on the party's 2019 General Elections manifesto. “It is important for him to update the members on the progress they have...

  • Key candidates beef up lobby lists

    As such, the candidates have brought in former members of the BDP central committee, former MPs and serving members who are set to change the tide just in time for the main action tomorrow. Some of the additional members on the lobby lists are said...

  • Autlwetse contests BDP DSG as 'Mokoko'

    He is running under the theme ‘Pathway For Youth Progression’ as he contests for the deputy secretary-general (DSG) position.Autlwetse will be battling it out with Foreign Affairs Minister Lemogang Kwape and Member of Parliament Unity Dow. While...

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