Ex-Cop Mojanki 'Guilty' Of Socks' Murder
FRANCISTOWN: A former Botswana Police Service (BPS) officer, Atlholang...
Court Reinstates Ditladi Rightful Heir
FRANCISTOWN: The battle for the Ditladi village chieftainship in the T...
Makwala qualifies for Olympics
Sprint sensation, Isaac Makwala has qualified for Tokyo 2020 Olympics ...
Who is Butale?
The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) once labelled Biggie Butale as a B...
Bill and Melinda Gates divorce after 27 years of marriage
Tuesday, May 04, 2021
Bill and Melinda Gates have announced their divorce after 27 years of marriage, saying "we no longer believe we can grow together as a couple".
Tanzania's President John Magufuli dies at 61
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Tanzania's President John Magufuli has died aged 61, the country's vice-president has announced.
Former French president Sarkozy sentenced to jail for corruption
Tuesday, March 02, 2021
French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced to three years in jail, two of them suspended, for corruption.
Trump rules out new political party in speech to conservatives
Monday, March 01, 2021
Donald Trump says he has no plans to launch a new political party, telling a conservative conference in Florida that it would split the Republican vote.
US has no right to 'lecture' Uganda over elections
Thursday, February 25, 2021
The US should to "fix its own elections" rather than give "lectures" to Uganda about its elections, Ugandan government spokesman Ofwono Opondo has been quoted by the stat...
World's first doses of Covax vaccines delivered in Ghana
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Ghana has become the first country to receive coronavirus vaccines through the Covax vaccine-sharing initiative.
Tiger Woods in surgery after car crash
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Tiger Woods is in surgery after suffering "multiple leg injuries" in a car crash in Los Angeles, California.
Rebels deny killing Italian diplomat in DR Congo
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
A Hutu rebel group, known as the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), has denied any role in Monday's killing of Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Re...
Kim Kardashian files to divorce Kanye West
Friday, February 19, 2021
Kim Kardashian has filed for divorce from rapper Kanye West, according to reports in US media.
Trump attacks Mitch McConnell
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Former President Donald Trump has launched a scathing personal attack on fellow Republican Mitch McConnell.
Coronavirus: SA president announces 21-day lockdown
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced in a live televised address that there will be a nationwide lockdown from midnight on Thursday in order to control ...
First confirmed coronavirus case in South Africa
Thursday, March 05, 2020
South Africa has detected its first case of the coronavirus, a 38-year-old man who visited Italy with his wife.
A second Coronavirus case confirmed in Africa
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
ALGERIA: The Ministry of Health, Population and Hospital Reform of Algeria has reported the country’s first case of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Malawi: President calls cancelled election win 'death of democracy'
Thursday, February 06, 2020
The Malawian President Peter Mutharika has accused the country's Constitutional Court of attacking democracy.
USA: Trump acquitted by Senate in impeachment trial
Thursday, February 06, 2020
President Donald Trump has been cleared in his impeachment trial, ending a congressional bid to remove him from office that bitterly divided the US.
Boeing 737 Max: Worker said plane 'designed by clowns'
Friday, January 10, 2020
The release of a batch of internal messages has raised more questions about the safety of Boeing's 737 Max.
Royal Family 'hurt' as Prince Harry and Meghan begin 'next chapter'
Thursday, January 09, 2020
The Royal Family are said to be "hurt" at the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's announcement they will step back as senior royals.
Huge crowds pack Tehran for commander's funeral
Monday, January 06, 2020
Huge crowds packed the streets of the Iranian capital Tehran for the funeral of the slain Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani.
US President Trump impeached - so what happens next?
Thursday, December 19, 2019
Donald Trump has become the third US president in history to be impeached by the House of Representatives, setting up a trial in the Senate that will decide whether he re...
Humans originate from Botswana - Scientists
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Scientists have pinpointed the homeland of all humans alive today to a region south of the Zambesi River.
Uganda: Bobi Wine defies ban on 'red beret'
Thursday, October 03, 2019
Ugandan pop star and presidential aspirant Bobi Wine has tweeted a video showing him denouncing the government's ban of his trademark red beret for people who are not in ...
Prince Harry says Botswana helped him deal with mum's death
Thursday, September 26, 2019
The Duke of Sussex is in the country on the fourth day of his family's tour of the continent.
Google wins landmark right to be forgotten case
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Europe's top court has ruled that Google does not have to apply the right to be forgotten globally.
Mugabe to be buried at National Heroes Acre
Friday, September 13, 2019
Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe will be buried in the National Heroes Acre monument in Harare, his family says, following a row with the government over his fin...
Robert Mugabe dies aged 95
Friday, September 06, 2019
Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's first post-independence leader, has died aged 95.
Schools not ready to re-open – BTU
Even though staggering re-opening of schools has been hailed...
COVID-19 breathes life into the digital kgotla
As COVID-19 has forced people apart, the fireside and kgotla...
COVID-19 Burial Stalemate Ends
FRANCISTOWN: The family of a prominent traditional doctor in...
Banks and sustainability in a post COVID-19-environment
Some banks across the globe have responded to the pandemic b...
Olympics team’s vaccine options open
With the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) still a raging mena...
COVID-19 funeral stalemate: Family dares gov’t to bury father
FRANCISTOWN: The Letlhakane Sub-Land Board is embroiled in a...
BFA embraces CAF’s decision on COVID tests
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) says continental bod...
COVID-19 Movement Permits Pit MPs Against One Another
The Speaker of the National Assembly, Phandu Skelemani was o...
COVID-19 scorpion contracts in limbo
The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Eric...
Boarding students barred from going home
Some students who are in boarding schools will not be allowe...
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