Attempted murder assailant commits suicide
The 51-year-old man of Rungwana ward in Thamaga killed himself after s...
Five BDF members survive helicopter crash
Botswana Defence Force (BDF) is investigating a case in which one of t...
Suspects wanted in Kopong man murder case
Police are following leads, but no arrest has been made as yet in the ...
Deputy mayor urges compassion for underprivileged
FRANCISTOWN: Francistown deputy mayor Gaethuse Ramolotsana has urged B...
Whither are people of Ditshiping bound?
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
DITSHIPING: A villager called on authorities to help remove bats from one of the only two government houses in the Ditshiping settlement.
North-West communities pilot climate smart projects
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
MAUN: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and government-funded projects in the North West region are piloting green technologies for uptake by the communitie...
Cattle rustlers kill two farm workers accusing them of being police spies
Thursday, November 30, 2017
MAUN: One man is in custody and another in the wind after suspected cattle rustlers brutally beat two farm workers to death on Sunday night in the Hainaveldt farms area. ...
PHOTOS: Khama holds cabinet meeting inside Gcwihaba Caves
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
President Ian Khama on Saturday brought all of his cabinet inside the dark Gwihaba cave in the remote Ngamiland region to launch the tourists staircase going into the cav...
Khama holds cabinet meeting inside Gcwihaba Caves
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
GCWIHABA HILLS: The Vice President (VP), Mokgweetsi Masisi says government will extend Gcwihaba Caves access rights to President Ian Khama after he leaves office.
Kapinga accuses BDP of buying votes
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
MAUN: The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) parliamentary aspirant in the Okavango constituency, Kenny Kapinga says the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is fast-tracking devel...
Local Entrepreneur Opens E-commerce Supermarket
Monday, November 27, 2017
MAUN: Local entrepreneur, Setso Molosi, an accountant by profession, has embraced technology and launched an online e-commerce supermarket, which uses artificial intellig...
Two-year-old dies after eating poison
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
MAUN: Maun police are investigating a case in which a two year-old girl died after swallowing something suspected to be a poisonous substance on Sunday.
Maun Irrigation Project To Produce Bananas, Mangoes
Monday, November 13, 2017
MAUN: Ngamiland may soon have plenty of locally grown bananas and mangoes courtesy of a joint partnership between a local farmer, Lesika Molefhi and South African investo...
Saleshando on UDC, Wayeyi recognition
Friday, November 10, 2017
MAUN: Since retiring from active politics, former Botswana Congress Party (BCP) president, Gilson Saleshando has relocated to Maun.
Saleshando is my ‘equal’ – Boko
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
MAUN: Leader of the Botswana Congress Party (BCP), Dumelang Saleshando got accolades from Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) president, Duma Boko describing him as a fo...
Masisi promises mouth watering SONA
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
MAUN: The Vice President (VP), Mokgweetsi Masisi says President Ian Khama's State of the Nation (SONA) address contains good news on how government plans to fix high empl...
Boko, Saleshando welcome Enga
Friday, October 27, 2017
MAUN: Indications are that expelled former Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) councillor, Duncan Enga who recently joined Botswana Congress Party (BCP) may contest the Maun ...
Botswana To Continue Hosting GDSA
Monday, October 16, 2017
MAUN: Thirteen signatories of the Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability in Africa (GDSA) have resolved that Botswana should continue to host GDSA secretariat.
Sedie JSS remembers its fallen heroes
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
MAUN: Friday was a hot afternoon of memories and tears as Sedie Junior Secondary School unveiled a monument for the victims of the 2007 horrific fatal road accident. On t...
Hippos kill five people in Maun
Thursday, October 05, 2017
MAUN: At least five people have died thus far in the Thamalakane River in separate attacks by hippos, leading authorities here to call for the construction of a bridge in...
FMD restrictions hit Ngamiland
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
MAUN: The Botswana tourism industry has raised an alarm on the potential effect of the ongoing cattle movement embargo on the sector as a result of the Foot and Mouth (F...
Abattoirs closed as FMD scare hits Ngami
Friday, September 22, 2017
MAUN: Minister of Agriculture Development and Food Security, Patrick Ralotsia has confirmed case of suspected fresh Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) outbreak on cattle from N...
Baherero want to return home
Thursday, September 21, 2017
MAUN: The Chairperson of North West District Council, Duncan Enga has revealed that 949 Batswana of Namibian origin had registered to relocate back to Namibia.
Ngami dikgosi demand preferential allocation of land to locals
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
MAUN: The Ngamiland is facing challenging issues of land so much so that the dikgosi are now up in arms and want local communities to be given preferential treatment in t...
Bank Gaborone taps into tourism market
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
MAUN: Bank Gaborone is establishing a strong presence in the tourism hubs of Maun and Kasane as the bank extends its branch network across the country.
Maun abattoir looks to increase slaughter
Thursday, September 07, 2017
MAUN: The Maun abattoir is looking to increase cattle slaughter by about 31% during 2017, despite challenging operating circumstances.
Former BMD NEC member rejoins BDP
Friday, September 01, 2017
MAUN: Former Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) member of the national executive committee, Allen Sokwe has rejoined the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) claiming that ...
BALA Charts New Strategic Plan
Monday, August 28, 2017
MAUN: Botswana Association of Local Authorities (BALA) is formulating a new seven-year strategic and business plan to promote development of local economies to address un...
COVID-19 protocol keeps deaf out
FRANCISTOWN: The Director of Botswana Association of the Dea...
Creative industry â€˜disappointedâ€™ as govâ€™t cancels festive
Creatives thrive on mass gatherings through events like musi...
Local firms scramble for govtâ€™s P1bn loan guarantee scheme
Government’s P1 billion loan guarantee scheme has kick...
Civic leaders call for businesse' bail out
FRANCISTOWN: Francistown councillors are deeply concerned by...
Managing human capital during COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic may have caused major disruption globa...
CACB donates PPE to Mogoditshane Clinic
Mogoditshane Clinic on Wednesday received a donation of 50 l...
SONA: Creatives got lionâ€™s share in COVID-19 relief funds
In the course of delivering the State of the Nation Address ...
Debswana Pension Fund rises P500m despite COVID-19
Debswana Pension Fund’s (DPF) assets rose by P485 mill...
World Bank, govâ€™t in talks on ERTP loan
The World Bank says technical discussions with the Ministry ...
Govâ€™t rolls out P1.3bn bailout for businesses
Four parastatals have been selected to roll out government&r...
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