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Tefo Pheage
  • Face-to-face with Bushiri

    As I enter the gates of his larger than life ministry, anxious of an unknown future, the first thing that strikes me to the core is the perennial incoming movement of hardcore believers from all corners of the world – pregnant with hope for a...

  • Limkokwing retrenches staff

    Limkokwing brand custodian, Mercy Thebe has confirmed that the institution will retrench staff. Thebe said: “This has been necessitated by a significant and sustained decline in student enrolment faced by the entire tertiary education sector...

  • Soldiers protest ill-timed transfers

    This follows recent multi-rank transfers, which servicemen and women say are being done without due diligence and consideration of the affected. Some of the affected members have argued that the transfers did not take into consideration some issues...

  • Faith Mission church robbed

    “It appears the suspects broke into the church building and helped themselves. The goods are said to have been worth around P7,000,” he said. Asked whether they have made any arrests so far, Sitale said, “Yes. The matter is still...

  • Gov’t, Wayeyi seal January deadline deal

    Local Government and Rural Development minister, Slumber Tsogwane last year informed Wayeyi that their application for recognition had finally been approved and also asked the tribe to submit a name for the chief who will represent them in Ntlo Ya...

  • Rains drown crops, kill livestock in Kgatleng

    The Kgatleng District Council chairperson, Mpho Morolong said it is true that some ploughing fields and farms have been affected. “Water was all over, especially along the Bokaa Dam and the Notwane River which were receiving large volumes of...

  • Botswana’s bad showing on the international scene

    Mogae brokers peace in South Sudan After being selected by the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) as the Chairperson of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) for South Sudan in 2015, former Botswana president, Festus...

  • Sober festive looms for Bakgatla

    Over the years, the Kgatleng District Council has compromised for Dikhwaere over Christmas by allowing traders to sell alcohol at the grounds to boost their earnings. However the local authority this week rescinded the decision, following numerous...

  • Palla Road residents petition Khama over ‘rigged elections’

    In a letter written to the minister and copied to Khama, the trio, Kiteo Mangope, Mogae Pusoetsile and Modiri Otsetswe, who were contesting for the elections, are complaining that a recently held election of the village’s leader, was rigged in...

  • Pilane mall to be fully operational in February

    PrimeTime managing director, Sandy Kelly revealed to Mmegi that there has been progress on the matter. “Our hope is that the mall will be fully operational in a month or two. We have been working on a resolution that will work for...

  • Kenya tries to convince Venson-Moitoi to withdraw

    The two countries senior citizens are competing in the highly divisive African Union Commission Chairperson elections, which will be decided next month at the AU summit. The East African Community has agreed to collectively campaign and lobby other...

  • Dikgosi powers a priority for Khama before exit

    Mmegi is informed that he reportedly made the revelations during a recent Cabinet meeting in a discussion. Although it is not yet clear what powers Khama is hoping for, his statements were reportedly motivated by a question from the Minister of...

  • Morolong wants marijuana ban in Kgatleng

    Marijuana is said to be the most commonly used illicit drug in the Kgatleng District with its use widespread among the both young and adults. The drug’s association with Kgatleng is largely ascribed to its unwavering support from the tribal...

  • Dr Moeti has a clearer vision for WHO Africa Region

    Mmegi: You have been talking about your early days in the office. Please share with us your experience and what you hope to accomplish during your five-year term? Moeti: During the first year as regional director, my initial programmatic priority...

  • Venson-Moitoi itching for first AU debate

    The debate is a preparation for the new elections, which will be held during the 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government from January 30 to 31 at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa. Venson-Moitoi will be competing...

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