Opinion Analysis

Lost art: Book reading has taken a back seat as digital platforms and social media have grabbed the wheel PIC: INTERNET
You must judge a book by its cover!

Through the agency of words, artworks, pictures and designs, books engage with the ethos and crises of our times. They are also a hinge that pivots us into old and new eras. This task of creating, recording, collecting and saving is called “content” by some in Botswana and other places.

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A British tourist traveling from Chobe to Johannesburg has died in a road mishap after a mini-bus collided with a Honda Fit near the Pilikwe-Lecheng turn off this (Monday) afternoon

British tourist dies in car crash

A British tourist traveling from Chobe to Johannesburg has died in a road mishap after a mini-bus collided with a Honda Fit near the Pilikwe-Lecheng turn off this (Monday) afternoon

The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) primary elections, which were scheduled to be held on Saturday and Sunday, will now be spread over two weekends.

BDP's Bulela Ditswe battles spread over two weekends

The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) primary elections, which were scheduled to be held on Saturday and Sunday, will now be spread over two weekends.

BDP members led by the party president. PIC KENNEDY RAMOKONE

BDP primaries: Shock, tears, jubilation

After previous postponements, the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) finally holds the first set of its primary elections this weekend. Judging by the situation on the ground, this is expected to be a weekend of grueling battles, tears and jubilation. Mmegi Staffers, GOITSEMODIMO KAELO, CHAKALISA DUBE & TSAONE BASIMANEBOTLHE take a look at this weekend’s elections

Zimbabwe-born transport operator, Tendani Sebata is the new Township Rollers president. Rollers' is currently hosting a press conference to unveil the businessman, who is the chief executive officer of Sebata Luxury Coaches.   PIC:CHRONICLE

Sebata new Rollers president

Zimbabwe-born transport operator, Tendani Sebata is the new Township Rollers president. Rollers' is currently hosting a press conference to unveil the businessman, who is the chief executive officer of Sebata Luxury Coaches.

It is claimed that the voters' rolls appear to favour those preferred by the party leadership PIC KENNEDY RAMOKONE.

BDP primaries proceed whilst party grapples with mixed-up data

Even though the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is holding the first batch of its primary elections from tomorrow (Saturday), controversy has already arisen over the voters' rolls. During the intra party, 35 constituencies will elect their Members of Parliament (MP) candidates and councils for the 2024 General Election.

Crime Scene

Police investigate another filicide as father murders three sons

FRANCISTOWN: Gerald police are on the lookout for a man who allegedly murdered three of his sons (filicide) in Tati Siding, Mmoroso ward.

The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) retired soldiers are returning to court this morning amid collapsed talks with the government.

Retired soldiers, Gov't settlement talks collapse

The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) retired soldiers are returning to court this morning amid collapsed talks with the government.

Editor's Comment
Stop the children killing madness!

The incident comes on the heels of a similar one where a father murdered his two toddlers in Francistown. As we grapple with the shock and sorrow of this loss, it is essential to address the underlying issues that led to such a horrific outcome.Our hearts go out to the innocent victims, the three boys aged 13, 10, and eight who lost their lives in circumstances that defy comprehension. Their deep cuts and untimely demise have left a scar on the...

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