Old man gets killed
PALAPYE: A 64-year-old man of Madiba Ward in Mahalapye was found lying...
Soldier dies in road mishap
FRANCISTOWN: A 41-year-old Botswana Defence Force (BDF) soldier lost h...
Man drowns at Parwe Dam
PALAPYE: Police in Mahalapye are investigating an incident in which a ...
BDP holds disciplinary hearings
The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) will soon hold disciplinary hearin...
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Stay Home, Stay Safe!
Monday, September 28, 2020
On Friday, The Monitor team visited Dibete Gate where acting station commander assistant superintendent Edward Williams revealed they had been experiencing a rise in the ...
Do we need SoE now?
Friday, September 25, 2020
President Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi has called Members of Parliament to an emergency meeting of Parliament to discuss the possibility of extending the State of Emergency (SoE)...
Please end chicken monopoly
Friday, September 18, 2020
Some years ago, Competition and Consumer Authority (CCA) published an article entitled: “Market Study Reveals Competition Concerns in Botswana’s Poultry Indus...
Of Greeks bearing gifts
Friday, September 11, 2020
The revelation that government has turned down a loan from the Chinese government for the rehabilitation of the Nata-Maun road, sends positive signals of a commitment to ...
Where are the local NGOs in the fight against GBV?
Friday, September 04, 2020
There is no doubt that Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) play various vital roles that complement government’s efforts of developing the country.
Coronavirus has disrupted our lives
Friday, August 28, 2020
It now sounds like a cliché to say coronavirus pandemic has affected almost all economic sectors.
Research critical for Agric return on investment
Friday, August 21, 2020
For a long time, Botswana has experienced a sluggish agricultural output in despite efforts by government to promote the sector.
The Pied Piper from Gaborone: Will Masisi call the SADC tune on Zimbabwe?
Friday, August 14, 2020
It has been three years since the end of Robert Mugabe’s Presidency.
Where are you Mr President?
Friday, August 07, 2020
Mr President, it did not take you long to address the nation following the initial lockdown back in March.
Skelemani's Mugaberisation of Parliament is unconstitutional
Friday, July 31, 2020
Earlier this week the Leader of Opposition, Dumelang Saleshando was suspended from Parliament after a vote won by ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) members.
Overhauling the engine of economic growth
Friday, July 24, 2020
The revised CEDA guidelines are a Godsend to an economy and a citizenry that have been parched for grassroots’ led growth for sometime.
The long road to the 4IR
Friday, July 17, 2020
Earlier this week, Mmegi scored a precedent setting ruling at the High Court in its application to be allowed to provide live coverage of the State vs Carter Morupisi and...
A look in the mirror
Friday, July 10, 2020
Recently, government officials within the wildlife sector have picked up a familiar refrain about saboteurs being at work to harm the country’s image around the dea...
Botswana's Diplomatic Nightmare
Friday, June 26, 2020
In a press conference on Tuesday, the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) embraced by AfriForum, a South African right wing organisation, conducted a press conference w...
The COVID-19 patronage and the art of deception
Friday, June 19, 2020
‘Last week, Botswana officially transitioned into an open corrupt state’
Care to make a wager?
Friday, June 12, 2020
After years of knocking, the Gambling Authority has finally opened the door for Grow Mine when the former announced the latter as winner of the country’s first lott...
Media under threat
Friday, June 05, 2020
The coronavirus monster has affected almost all economic sectors.
Unemployment creeps up to unmanageable levels
Friday, May 29, 2020
Earlier this year, Statistics Botswana revealed that the economy was failing to keep up with the demand for jobs, hence unemployment had crept up to 20.7%, from 17.6% thr...
Balance health issues with economy
Friday, May 22, 2020
Botswana like the rest of the world is at sixes and sevens fighting the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
Lessons from COVID-19
Friday, May 15, 2020
As we enter the final days of lockdown, also known as extreme social distancing, Botswana and the rest of the world have learnt from others’ mistakes.
Partisan politics serves ruling party politicians
Friday, May 08, 2020
In full public view, we saw legislators show Batswana that their political affiliations matter the most before people’s lives.
Friday, April 03, 2020
Once again the world’s kings and queens of conservation outrage are pointing their lasers of scorn at Botswana, following the successful auction of 60 commercial el...
Editorial Comment: Declare lockdown NOW!
Friday, March 27, 2020
Botswana, like the rest of the world, is fighting the spread of the novel coronavirus or (COVID-19).
Gov't has failed Botswana's educational system
Friday, March 20, 2020
It would seem that Batswana have now come to terms with the reality that when Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE), Junior Certificate (JC) and Botswana General C...
COVID-19: 55 Greater F/Town Students Test Positive
FRANCISTOWN: Greater Francistown District Health Management ...
BFA Recommends Gradual Football Return
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) has recommended a gr...
Firms seek to raise P4bn from BSE
Companies have approached the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) ...
COVID-19 havoc at DPP as F/town office closes
FRANCISTOWN: The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is playing hav...
Rakgare Announces Return Of Sport
The Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Develop...
Women's Football Gets FIFA Relief
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) has revealed that al...
COVID-19 trips up well-laid economic plans
The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) anchored its 2019 manife...
COVID-19 hits F/town schools
FRANCISTOWN: The President of Botswana Sectors for Educators...
The Art Lab relaxes guests amidst COVID-19
The last time I had colored something was with a crayon in p...
Resilient banks ride over Covid crisis
The country’s local banks tapped into digital channels...
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