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Dark beauty: The Gcwihaba caves offer a surreal experience PIC: MOMPOLOKI RANKGATE
Travelling to the Gcwihaba Caves

The walk back was not exciting as going in, but the fresh air once you get out, made me realise how blessed we are. Bat droppings and urine make the caves smell awful, but the Gcwihaba Caves confirm that there is so much to see in Botswana! When an invitation to visit the Gcwihaba Caves came through, Mmegi travel writer, MOMPS RANKGATE didn’t think twice. Bubbling with excitement, he jumped on Tee Pee bus service for a 10 hour, 850km trip on tough roads to an exhilarating adventure

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Former Minister of Environment and Tourism, Philda Kereng, one of the four women who were roped into President Mokgweetsi Masisi-led Cabinet in 2019 through the President’s deliberate empowerment of women politicians, might have betrayed her principal.

Kereng ‘betrays’ Masisi

Former Minister of Environment and Tourism, Philda Kereng, one of the four women who were roped into President Mokgweetsi Masisi-led Cabinet in 2019 through the President’s deliberate empowerment of women politicians, might have betrayed her principal.

Ian Khama. PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO

High Court declares Khama ‘fugitive’

Former President Ian Khama has wryly concurred with the recent High Court judgment that labelled him a fugitive.

Blamed: Spectators behaviour during the Desert race has been cited as one of the reason for the relocation PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Costly spectators’ behaviour

The relocation of the 1000km Toyota Desert Race (TDR) to South Africa's Limpopo Province is attributed to unruly spectator behaviour, according to information obtained by MmegiSport.

Election registration. PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Supplementary voters’ registration starts Monday

Following a disappointing first phase of voters’ registration, where the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) attracted only 736,424 prospective voters, the commission will now hold the supplementary voter registration period from February 26 to March 15.

Challenging times: Diamond cutting and polishing firms have appealed to government for help PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Diamond cutting, polishing firms seek gov’t help

The country’s diamond-cutting and polishing firms have asked government for a wage subsidy and exemption from the training levy as they fight for survival in a diamond slump, which has seen some factories fail to reopen after the festive season break.

Simon Badisa Kgowe

I live in fear – Kgowe

It has been nearly six years since the brutal murder of Simon Badisa Kgowe's then-girlfriend, Bonolo Elizabeth Mapitse (Kerekang).

Gaborone City Council.PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Councils accuse ministry valuer of ‘procurement meddling’

A storm is brewing between Councils and the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development or at least its employee, valuer Donald Mengwe over the ongoing property valuation services for preparation of a valuation roll in Gaborone.

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Our queen: Bring home the crown

Well-wishers gathered at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport to bid our queen farewell and wish her success as she joins other beauties from around the globe for the coveted crown. Competing in such events is nerve-wracking, and one needs to be fully prepared to stand a chance of making it as a finalist.It is not just about physical fitness; mental state matters too. Unfortunately, sometimes our queens end up facing such fierce...

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