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Trade unions have been trying to be torch bearers when it comes to interest group advocacy
The deafening silence of pressure groups on the 2024 polls

Trade unions, civil society and special interest groups are conspicuous for their outspoken participation in politics, drumming up government’s attention through the bargaining power of their numbers. Despite an unprecedented notorious record of along the fence political participation, the deafening silence of special interest groups in this year’s election is appalling, their voice as mute as a feather in the wind amid an election year bordered by many hurdles. Mmegi Staffer TIMOTHY LEWANIKA writes

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Kalafhi Medical facility PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Kalafhi multi-million hospital opens in April

In a significant stride for Botswana's healthcare landscape, the Kalafhi Medical Centre is set to launch a pioneering P65 million hospital.

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Brother hacks older sibling for 'insulting' mother

A 35-year-old man sustained severe wounds after being attacked with an axe by his younger brother for insulting their mother at Bollathaga cattle post on the outskirts of Dimajwe.

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Distraught man discovers 'girlfriend cheating', commits suicide

A 22-year-old man from Masololo ward, Serowe, has taken his own life by hanging after discovering his girlfriend in bed with another man.

BFL offices locked, employees sent on leave

BFL offices locked, employees sent on leave

The unending Botswana Football League (BFL) saga has taken a fresh twist after shareholders locked offices and sent employees on a three-day leave.

Bakang Seretse PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Seretse loses P82m assets appeal

Local businessman, Bakang Seretse, has lost an appeal case in which he sought access to his assets, estimated at a value of P82 million, seized by the State pending investigations into the alleged missing funds from the National Petroleum Fund (NPF).

In the lion's den: Galaxy are in Tanzania to tame Simba PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Simba accuse Galaxy ahead of crunch tie

Jwaneng Galaxy has been accused of employing underhand tactics ahead of their crucial Champions League final group match against Simba SC in Tanzania.

Glody can't be a brides-man at his own wedding

The big sports story of last week, which probably overshadowed Letsile Tebogo’s 300m record breaking feat, was the issue surrounding the Botswana Golden Grand Prix.

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The Temple Lounge launches this Saturday

After operating for a year, The Temple Lounge management has decided to officially introduce it to the world. Located in Block 9 in Gaborone at the Bonanza Complex, The Temple Lounge will be officially launched this Saturday.

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Woman, 20, raped in Ledumang

Brodhurst police have initiated an investigation to locate and apprehend an unknown individual who raped a 20-year-old woman in Broadhurst, Gaborone, as she was walking home alone from work on Saturday night.

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