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Ready to rumble: Senyatso is upbeat about the country’s prospects at CITES PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Botswana readies for CITES showdown

Local wildlife authorities are conducting last-minute lobbying of diplomats and others, as the country prepares for a highly contentious Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) meeting, where several West African states are pushing for a ban on Botswana’s elephant trophy hunting.

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I was not paid—ATI on Cassper Nyovest gig

When South African rapper, Cassper Nyovest announced Botswana artists curated for his Fill Up Mmabatho Stadium Concert held over the weekend, local rapper ATI was set to hoist the blue, black, and white flag high.

Phodiso Baatweng was struck by lightining on Thursday

Lightning strike kills woman: Witchcraft or Mother Nature?

Within the half-hour the rain clouds gathered, lightning struck and she was dead.

Combi drivers at the rank FILE PIC

Combi driver dies after row with ‘maphaeratane’

In road rage gone horribly wrong, a combi driver has died after days spent in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) following head trauma.

Gaborone City. PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Advanced plans underway to expand closed-in Gaborone

With Gaborone surrounded by villages such as Oodi, Gabane, Mogoditshane, and Tlokweng and the waiting list for residential plots at 21,400, government has revealed plans are at an advanced stage to expand the city boundary.

Pedestrian accident PIC: dmillerlaw.com

A1 Highway accident claims two lives

FRANCISTOWN: A ghastly motor accident has claimed the lives of two Zimbabwean men while six sustained various degrees of injuries along the A1 Highway.

Kgamane PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Kgamane licks exit wounds

When he headed to Gaborone to hand over his resignation letter, Bammangwato regent, Kgosi Sediegeng Kgamane thought he would have at least three months to conclude the matter. He, however, was forced to leave office for good the following day by the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development.

Saturday was an eventful day for Serowe royal uncles and Bangwato tribe

Chaos at Serowe Kgotla

Saturday was an eventful day for Serowe royal uncles and Bangwato tribe.

Editor's Comment
Urgent call: Stop the killing!

The previous week, we had an article about a police officer shooting his wife, and turning the gun on himself, whilst he died, his wife survived and is still in the hospital.Sadly that was not the only article we carried on intimate partner killings. There was the Francistown case, where a young woman allegedly stabbed her ‘former boyfriend’ and many others which were reported throughout the week.As all the reports were coming in, a Botswana...

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