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Wed 22 Feb 2017, 17:42 pm
LOBATSE: The Lobatse-Gaborone and Moshupa-Kanye roads were closed to the public yesterday following the heavy rains experienced in the last two days.
Wed 22 Feb 2017, 17:07 pm
President Ian Khama reportedly informed Cabinet about the High Court judgement that declared the appointment of the six Court of Appeal (CoA) judges constitutionally inva...
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
Botswana has a long way to go in terms of improving its anti-money laundering policy, says Rose Seretse, director of the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCE...
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
After becoming the first local artist to sign for Arthur Mafokate’s 999 records, music promoter Lekopanye ‘Lecco’ Kenosi of Leccotainment Promotions Company will now laun...
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21 February 2017
The police have nabbed one man in the case involving last w...
21 February 2017
PALAPYE: The District Health Management Team (DHMT) in the n...
21 February 2017
Former Tonota legislator, Pono Moatlhodi has called on the G...
21 February 2017
FRANCISTOWN: The controversial Botswana Democratic Party (BD...
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21 February 2017
During his address at the opening of the Legal Year, Chief J...

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Wed 22 Feb 2017, 17:42 pm
LOBATSE: The Lobatse-Gaborone and Moshupa-Kanye roads were closed to the public yesterday following the heavy rains experienced in the last two days.
Wed 22 Feb 2017, 17:07 pm
President Ian Khama reportedly informed Cabinet about the High Court judgement that declared the appointment of the six Court of Appeal (CoA) judges constitutionally inva...
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 15:12 pm
Former Tonota legislator, Pono Moatlhodi has called on the Government to negotiate with the Khamas to buy land for Batlokwa at Ruretse.
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 15:10 pm
Former University of Botswana (UB) Vice Chancellor (VC), Professor Bojosi Otlhogile is leading the race to replace Professor Thabo Fako for the position.
Business
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
Botswana has a long way to go in terms of improving its anti-money laundering policy, says Rose Seretse, director of the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCE...
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 14:37 pm
Following its acquisition by the Canadian- based Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited last year, Zurich Insurance has now rebranded to Bryte Insurance.
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 14:33 pm
A youth company, Online Magazine intends to host Botswana investors’ summit in April this year aimed at giving youth entrepreneurs an opportunity to be under the same roo...
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
Over 250 workers will have their contracts terminated at Ghaghoo Mine after Gem Diamonds yesterday decided to put the mine under care and maintenance due to depressed dia...
Sport
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 14:25 pm
Suspended Botswana Premier League (BPL) chief executive officer (CEO), Bennett Mamelodi lost a case in which he sought the High Court to interdict the internal disciplina...
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 14:25 pm
Township Rollers and Orapa United ventured into CAF club competitions acutely aware of cost implications.
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 14:25 pm
The Botswana Karate Association (BOKA) has distanced itself from injuries that karatekas suffer when representing their clubs in competitions.
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 14:14 pm
Athletics coach, Mogomotsi Otsetswe will this week decide on whether to continue coaching in Botswana or take offers abroad. The award winning coach’s decision comes afte...
Lifestyle
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
After becoming the first local artist to sign for Arthur Mafokate’s 999 records, music promoter Lekopanye ‘Lecco’ Kenosi of Leccotainment Promotions Company will now laun...
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 14:31 pm
American smooth jazz saxophonist, Kirk Whalum is set to headline this year’s Gaborone International Music Culture (GIMC) week jazz event.
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 14:30 pm
Local religious music ensembles mainly practice a cappella music but vocal band The Blackbowties has commercialised the genre with a circular music approach.
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 14:28 pm
Historian, Jeff Ramsay, has said that local schools do not teach much about local history.
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Opinion & Analysis
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 14:39 pm
Court of Appeal Judge President Ian Kirby has said it time and time again that Judges should not be too quick to rely on foreign judgments. I have never liked this positi...
Tue 21 Feb 2017, 14:36 pm
BNYFL’s official retraction and apology!
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:21 am
In the wake of her defeat in the race for the African Union Commission chairpersonship, Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi defended the absence of her President from AU and United Na...
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:02 am
From its very inception, the Botswana National Front (BNF) has never tired of instilling into its cadres and ordinary members the need for taking an active interest in th...
Features
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:19 am
MATSILOJE: In the scorching heat of over 30 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, the village of Matsiloje is as quiet and desolated as always in the morning especially during the ...
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:17 am
DUKWI: Over 12 months ago the village of Dukwi looked like a derelict and deserted place. The scenario came as a result of the closure of Mowana Mine after one of its con...
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:15 am
Over 100 days after the BCL Group of Mines closure after it was placed under provisional liquidation, Mmegi Staff Writer RYDER GABATHUSE speaks to Botswana Mine Workers U...
Fri 17 Feb 2017, 11:15 am
Dude! Where do I start? Wait, I need a soundtrack for this. Cue in, Sail by Awolnation. Let me start from the aircraft. On board the Atlas Angel at five kilometres above ...
World
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 14:16 pm
A famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced in any part of the world in six years.
Tue 14 Feb 2017, 11:00 am
The Daily Show host Trevor Noah joined Talk To Al Jazeera on Saturday, one day after his autobiography, Born a Crime, won the Debut Author and Outstanding Biography/Autob...
Mon 13 Feb 2017, 14:41 pm
At least 17 people have been killed in a stampede at a football stadium in the northern Angolan city of Uige, local officials say.
Wed 08 Feb 2017, 16:22 pm
Russia's main opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, has been found guilty of embezzlement and handed a five-year suspended sentence.
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Naledi
Wed 15 Feb 2017, 16:59 pm
Mothusatona wa lephata la Botsogo le Boitekanelo, Phillip Makgalemele o boleletse palamente go re o itse ka seemo sa kwa kgaolong ya Letlhakane, se dingaka tsa koo di sa ...
Wed 15 Feb 2017, 16:59 pm
RADISELE: Monnasetilo wa Khansele ya Legare, Peter Williams o gwetlhile banana ba lefatshe leno go emisa go ikaega thata ka puso go ba tlhamela mebereko.
Wed 15 Feb 2017, 16:57 pm
Beke e e fetileng e ne wa wela ka matlhotlha pelo jaaka baithuti ba Mmadikole(UB), ba ne ba tsena ntweng ya go tsogologela sekole mo go se ba neng ba re ke go batla dikat...
Wed 15 Feb 2017, 16:56 pm
A e re pele ga re tswelela le kgang ya gompieno ke lo dumedise, lo le babadi ba Mmualebe le Naledi. Go lona ba Mmualebe, ke kopa maitshwarelo go bo ke tsamaile ke sa lo l...
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