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ONALENNA MODIKWA
Staff Writer
  • Matsheka ropes Bayford in for defence

    Matsheka, the former Finance minister, was among three prominent individuals arrested this week by the DIS. Others are Peleng East councillor, Ontiretse Mosimanewamacha and businessman, Thuso Mantsi, who were arrested following speculation that they...

  • Samantha Mogwe drops Oxygen

    The new offering is a gorgeous fusion of various cultures (Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe), which also highlights elements of Neo-Soul and Afro-Beats, the songbird said.The song was written by Samantha Mogwe and Jordan Moozy while KD Bangers arranged...

  • Botswana, SA celebrate trade relations

    The two-day event will see the Botswana private sector engage their South African counterparts in roundtable sessions and B2B meetings.The main objectives of the Business Forum and Roundtable are to encourage business linkages between the two...

  • Gov’t unmasks the public

    In a press statement, ministry spokesperson Dr.Christopher Nyanga announced that the decision comes after reviewing the disease burden in the country and globally and most importantly, the high numbers of people vaccinated against COVID-19 in...

  • Keorapetse’s expulsion paves way for Kaizer

    The BCP conference two weeks ago resolved that the suspensions imposed by the central committee on Keorapetse and fellow MPs, Kenny Kapinga, Nevah Tshabang, David Tshere and Onneetse Ramogapi be varied to effectuate the immediate termination of their...

  • The Fields Mall to bring new retail stores

    The mall, which is located in Gaborone’s Central Building District (CBD) precinct sits on a 26 000 square meters trading space.Interestingly, the mall location harbors a historical annex as it used to be synonymous and conspicuous with free orchard...

  • Frontpages this week

  • Botswana sells 'unique' ease of doing business point

    Speaking at the summit, President Mokgweetsi Masisi said Botswana still has a stable economic outlook to set up and operate in the country despite the pandemic having chipped away at some sectoral gains.“We have, as a country, managed to maintain a...

  • BOGOWU doles out funds to retired members

    The union’s secretary-general, Kaboda Philip spearheaded the tour which touched such places as Gumare, Maun, Nata, Francistown, Tonota, Palapye and Mahalapye.For the retired members, it was both a surprise and a welcome relief as BOGOWU doled out...

  • Masisi accidentally spills the beans

    At the time, Masisi was launching his Vice President Slumber Tsogwane at Rakops. While his May 2019 promise had left the nation in prolonged suspense, Masisi finally dished the proverbial beans on Khama this past weekend during the Botswana...

  • Rollers face relegation to lower division or points deduction

    According to the Botswana Football League Code of Conduct, the offense could see the club relegated to a lower division or have points deducted.The case has dragged on but neared its conclusion on Wednesday when the Disciplinary Committee found...

  • BDIH, BB sign MOU

    Through the MoU, the two entities have committed to research and development toward supporting the technological needs of Botswana in, among others, the private sector digitalization drive, capacity-building initiatives, and mainstreaming of private...

  • BITC to strengthen trade at US-Africa business summit

    This year’s US-Africa Business Summit, hosted under the theme 'Building Forward Together', will explore the US and African public and private sectors’ renewed commitment to building stronger trade and investment ties during unprecedented...

  • Banana Emoji debuts LGBTQIA+ film trailer

    Aptly titled, 'This Noble Land', the film narrative re-imagines a homonormative Botswana where queer bodies exist without prejudice.The film echoes themes of patriotism, homophobia, vulnerability, and strength through five acts of...

  • Zebras pay the penalty

    The two teams were tied 1-1 at the end of regulation time, but Mogomotsi ‘Teenage’ Mpote’s brave boys succumbed 5-4 during penalties. Kitso Mangolo had the decisive miss.Zambia took the lead after an own goal from Tebogo Kopolang as he raced...

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