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Boikanyo Mathonsi
  • Govt seeds new Chema Chema with P200m

    Presenting the 2024-25 budget speech to the National Assembly earlier today, the minister said government would seed the revolving fund with P200 million."The Chema Chema Fund with an initial capital injection of P200million is aimed at...

  • Mahalapye duo arrested for copper theft

    Confirming the incident, Assistant Superintendent Moatlhodi Onalenna of the Mahalapye Police Station disclosed that the individuals in question were apprehended two days back. "These two men were arrested for stealing copper. They admitted to...

  • Childline concerned about exposure of child survivors

    In a press statement Gaone Chepete, Childline Botswana spokesperson revealed that they are worried about the potential long-term harm that could be inflicted on violence child survivors as a result of such exposure. Chepete added that disclosing...

  • Gov’t advised to promote teachers

    Speaking at the Kgalagadi North Wellness Day, Modise emphasised the plight of teachers who, despite acquiring additional qualifications such as diplomas, degrees, and masters, continue to serve in their roles as teacher assistants without due...

  • Mother named as conspirator in the defilement of her daughter

    Broadhurst police investigating the case have said one of the three is the girl's mother, 32, and her friend aged 33.Superintendent Obusitswe Lokae said the two women have been charged with failure to report the alleged sexual assault by a...

  • IEC says no to registration extension

    In an interview with Mmegi Online this week, IEC spokesperson Osupile Maroba said this year's general election was sure to proceed as planned even if the current numbers were the last until deadline day."The chance to register is now, the...

  • I will bring Miss World crown home - Chombo

    Chombo is gearing up to represent her country on the global stage at the Miss World competition, which will be held in India on March 9. Speaking at the Miss Botswana Top 10 official launch held on Saturday at the Cresta Lodge in Gaborone, Chombo...

  • Brand new Polo VW awaits Miss Botswana queen

    The director of Miss Botswana, Benjamin Raletsatsi unveiled the array of prizes awaiting the winner of the competition during the Miss Botswana Top 10 official launch on Saturday. "The crowned Miss Botswana will walk away with a brand new Polo...

  • BPF was harsh on me - Butale

    "My decision to leave the BPF was based on my personal experience within the party, and it is not a reflection of any ill will towards Ian Khama.I have the utmost respect for him, and I believe that our relationship remains positive despite my...

  • ‘City Police unit target major offences’

    This was revealed by Gaborone Central police station commander, Superintendent Sharpson Mbuso, who said the primary objective of the innovative policing is to focus on major crimes. “City Police{cing} is here to focus on major crimes like heists,...

  • Lesego Chombo ranks 9th in Miss World 2023 predictions

    In a recent interview with MmegiOnline, Ambrosia Samboko, the spokesperson for Miss Botswana, said the endorsement of Sebertero further solidifies Chombo's position as a formidable contender for the Miss World 2023 competition. "Lesego is...

  • BNF to hold primary elections in two months

    Speaking at a press conference this morning, the secretary-general of the Botswana National Front (BNF), Ketlhalefile Motshegwa, announced the party's plan to hold primary elections before March 31, 2024. According to him, the decision is aimed...

  • Botswana's new party dreams big

    Led by Biggie Butale, the founding president of the Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) and formerly with the Botswana Democratic Party, the BRP has set its sights on creating a brighter future for the country.At a media briefing this morning (Tuesday),...

  • Acute shortage of books, furniture in Botswana schools

    This is the report card of Botswana Teachers Union (BTU) on the status of the landscape of the country's education.The union's president, Gotlamang Otsile, has raised concerns about the dire situation, emphasizing that the issues have...

  • IEC numbers decline, Maroba expresses no worry

    The stats show that since January 5, 2024 when the national voter registration exercise began, a total 319,632 eligible voters have been captured. 130,541 people were registered in week two beginning January 8-12, with the numbers dropping to 113,525...

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