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Larona Makhaiza
  • Gov't has no plans to cull elephants - Kereng

    Just recently, a night out with colleagues ended tragically for a Kasane wildlife officer when he was trampled to death by an elephant in Kasane. The incident was by no means an isolated occurrence as countless similar others have in the past been...

  • Govt GABS system back on track - Serame

    In an update to Members of Ntlo Ya Dikgosi, Serame said a permanent solution had been found thanks to the collaborative efforts between her ministry and that of Communications, Knowledge, and Technology.In November last year, the minister told...

  • Young Stars pick-up where they left off

    The win sees Young Stars extend their lead at the summit to six points. Stars coach, Andrew Tlou expressed delight that his troops managed to break the deadlock although it was a huge mountain to climb as all of his players were rusty. “It was...

  • ‘Include Bogosi in your modules’- Kgosi Mosojane

    The university hosted the NYD members during their ongoing 15th meeting to showcase the broader societal impact of the research conducted by the institution.While Dikgosi were impressed with what the university has to offer for them and their...

  • Serumola thrives despite skepticism

    Glamlooms specialises in balloons and flower decorations. In an interview with Arts&Culture this week, Serumola, 52, stated that her passion kept her going when she conceptualised the plans to dive into the balloons and flowers industry. “In life...

  • Six IEC voter registration books stolen

    Earlier this publication carried an article revealing that the registration books were stolen from an officer based in Marobela and the IEC has now confirmed that.In their statement released today, the IEC said of the six stolen voter registration...

  • Manual workers union backs whistleblower

    Botswana Sectors of Educators Trade Union (BOSETU) and BIUST have been embroiled in a fight lately regarding the dismissal of the their shop steward, Galani. BOSETU have on numerous occasions disclosed that Galani was fired for exercising his right...

  • CAF probes Morocco, DRC over AFCON scuffle

    The two teams played to a 1-all draw in a match played at the Laurent Pokou Stadium.Trouble started when Morocco head coach Walid Regragui and DRC captain Chancel Mbemba were seen roughing up each other, as players from both sides tried to intervene....

  • Man shoots himself to death, another commits suicide

    The events were confirmed by Sehithwa Police Station Commander, Nshaki Mabophiwa, in an interview with Mmegi Online. He stated that the victim had visited his aunt at the cattlepost in Tswelenyane where he found the gun and killed himself. "On...

  • I’m not blocking return of school sports - Kemoeng

    There has been no sports at schools for nearly five years despite recent efforts to resume activities. Meetings have been held between the ministry and two teachers unions, the Botswana Sectors of Educators Trade Union (BOSETU) and the Botswana...

  • Wardrobe check for Chombo

    The 71st Miss World is set to be held at New Delhi, India on March 2, 2024 following its postponement last year.Miss Botswana team said in a statement released yesterday that Chombo’s preparations have ticked all the right boxes thus far, but the...

  • Bafana Bafana spoil COSAFA run at AFCON

    Botswana's neighbours to the south kick-started their AFCON campaign against a marauding Mali on Tuesday and went down 2-0 in a game they could easily have lost with a bigger margin. Mali's win saw the West Africans go top of Group E ahead of...

  • Orapa appoints Gadimang

    Gadimang steps in following the departure of Zimbabwean coach, Taurai Mangwiro, who was sacked in December. Mangwiro took Orapa to the Orange FA Cup final last season but was relieved of his duties following a string of poor results. In a statement,...

  • BOSETU instructs teachers to refuse to go beyond their call of duty

    Addressing a press conference this week, the union's secretary-general, Tobokani Rari, said excessive workload has proven to be a huge challenge for teachers over time, adding that they had reached breaking-point levels and could no longer take...

  • An artist’s cry for help

    During an interview with Arts&Culture this week, Rannana said: “Though the creative industry is recognised, I do not think the government is doing enough to support artists”. Rannana, who realised his burning passion for art at a tender age, has...

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