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Mon 20 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) in partnership with other Botswana law enforcement agencies have launched a canine unit due to the increasing numbers of illic...
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
Hundreds of mourners thronged Tshidilamolomo this Saturday to pay their last respects to Captain Makobo Rinick Makobo who died in a Botswana Defence Force (BDF) plane cra...
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
A number of beautiful, talented and inspiring aspirants attended Miss Millennium 2017 Dialogue Afternoon at Millenium Jazz Restaurant in Mogoditshane on Saturday, where t...
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 15:48 pm
PALAPYE: Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) held its inaugural graduation ceremony on Saturday where 58 students graduated in masters and...
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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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20 February 2017
The ation woke up Friday to news that a case launched by the...

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Mon 20 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
Hundreds of mourners thronged Tshidilamolomo this Saturday to pay their last respects to Captain Makobo Rinick Makobo who died in a Botswana Defence Force (BDF) plane cra...
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 15:48 pm
PALAPYE: Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) held its inaugural graduation ceremony on Saturday where 58 students graduated in masters and...
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 15:46 pm
FRANCISTOWN: The court recently flexed its muscles around alleged prison escapee Gaomodimo Molosiwa, and sentenced him to seven strokes for refusing to come to court for ...
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 15:45 pm
The Botswana Police Service (BPS) commissioner Keabetswe Makgophe said students’ unruly behaviour during the recent strikes at tertiary schools pushed the police to the e...
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Mon 20 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
The Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) in partnership with other Botswana law enforcement agencies have launched a canine unit due to the increasing numbers of illic...
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 15:28 pm
The Botswana Medical Aid Society (Bomaid) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals of New Delhi, India, for the purpose of expanding their ...
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 15:28 pm
FRANCISTOWN: A group of beneficiaries of Government women empowerment scheme have managed to set up a company and earn a living from upholstery.
Mon 13 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
LOBATSE: “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.
Sport
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 15:21 pm
Township Rollers crashed out of the CAF Champions League through the away goal rule despite a 3-2 win over CNaPS from Madagascar. The aggregate score was 4-4 and pushed t...
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 15:21 pm
LOBAMBA: Talk about living on the edge; that is what Mbabane Swallows and their fellow supporters endured on Saturday at the Somhlolo National Stadium.
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 15:21 pm
MAUN: Jwaneng Galaxy extended their lead at top of the BTC Premiership table to four points with a convincing 2-0 win over Sankoyo Bush Bucks at the Maun Sports Complex o...
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 15:21 pm
FRANCISTOWN: Eighteen-year-old Orapa Carats pitcher, Gilbert Puakaa was too hot to handle for Scramblers in the BoFiNet Softball league games held here over the weekend. ...
Lifestyle
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
A number of beautiful, talented and inspiring aspirants attended Miss Millennium 2017 Dialogue Afternoon at Millenium Jazz Restaurant in Mogoditshane on Saturday, where t...
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 15:24 pm
An art exhibition titled Backstory showcased a number of artworks at Thapong Visual Arts Centre last Friday. The Backstory Exhibition was put together by veteran artist, ...
Mon 13 Feb 2017, 18:00 pm
Among the exhibits Chinese painter Xiaozhou Gao unveiled on Friday was a two-metre canvas painting headlined Tears of Malaika, inspired by the country’s diversity and dia...
Mon 13 Feb 2017, 15:58 pm
A local record label based in Gaborone called BlxckMail Entertainment aims to take local entertainment talent to greater heights.
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Opinion & Analysis
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 15:34 pm
BOPEU wishes to register its concern regarding the deepening education crisis, which is currently engulfing our country.
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 15:33 pm
The Botswana Defence Force is greatly concerned about an article that appeared in The Monitor newspaper on Monday 13 February 2017 with the heading “BDF ON ATICKING TIME ...
Mon 13 Feb 2017, 16:06 pm
After a commendable period of meritorious service, my van deserves to go into semi retirement. All else arent fit for purpose.
Mon 06 Feb 2017, 17:08 pm
BONELA’s interest in the impending budget speech is very much linked to the mandate of the organisation which is to work to ensure protection, promotion and fulfilment of...
Features
Mon 14 Mar 2016, 14:53 pm
The tiny village of Gulubane is situated about 10 kilometres off the A3 road. From Francistown, pass Mathangwane until a board signalling a right turn appears. The road a...
Mon 22 Feb 2016, 16:07 pm
LUANDA: I am writing this on the way to the airport on our airport shuttle – a big white 4X4 Dodge Durango – to catch a flight to a town called Menongue in the Cuito Cuan...
Mon 01 Feb 2016, 15:35 pm
At just 26 years, Kenathata Dipogiso was defying the prophesy of his own first name, which seemed to suggest that he was destined to be a weakling. He had become the opp...
Mon 14 Dec 2015, 18:00 pm
On April 27, 2009 *Malebogo Max Molefhe was shot eight times by an enraged boyfriend. The gunshot that was meant to blow her brains off mysteriously jammed. The gun faile...
World
Mon 13 Feb 2017, 15:57 pm
Six journalists, including three media owners, have been arrested in the Ivory Coast for "spreading false information" about a mutiny by security forces, their newspapers...
Tue 07 Feb 2017, 11:41 am
Tanzania's deputy health minister Hamis Kingwangala has ordered three men who he accused of being gay to report to police for questioning - or risk arrest, reports the BB...
Mon 30 Jan 2017, 16:49 pm
A former Muslim preacher in Nigeria who had at least 86 wives has died aged 93.
Tue 17 Jan 2017, 07:26 am
US car giant Ford has recalled more than 4,500 of its Kuga model in South Africa for safety checks after dozens of them caught fire since 2015.
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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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Heavy downpours in the South East and Southern districts since Monday have resulted in flooding in several areas, as well as infrastructure breakdown, particularly along key roads.
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BOFEPUSU's Johnson Motshwarakgole telling off minister Eric Molale
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