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Trump attacks Mitch McConnell

Former President Donald Trump has launched a scathing personal attack on fellow Republican Mitch McConnell.

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Accused persons robbed Choppies Supermarket of money amounting to P181,180. 35 using a pistol and knife

DIS agent, co-accused plead for withdrawal

FRANCISTOWN: A Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) agent and five other men implicated in the robbery of Choppies Supermarket at Ngilichi House pleaded with the court on Tuesday to withdraw their charges with liberty to reinstate them.


State in desperate ploy to redeem image

In a desperate bid to redeem its bruised integrity, the State has allegedly launched fresh investigations into the P100 billion looting case and the suspected leaking of information of purchased armoured vehicles for President Mokgweetsi Masisi.

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Rwandan ex-army officer gunned down in Mozambique

A prominent member of the Rwandan refugee community in Mozambique, who had told police there was a plot to kill him, has been shot dead.

Bushiri and wife Mary

Bushiri Implicated In 'Prepostreous' Urgent Application

FRANCISTOWN: While self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife, Mary are in a fierce battle with South African authorities over fraud and money laundering allegations, Shepherd’s name resurfaced in Botswana albeit under suspicious circumstances.


Pressure mounts on Masisi

President Mokgweetsi Masisi ascended to the presidency amidst fanfare in the country. The nation was in unison that he was the ‘chosen one’ to lead it to the ‘promised land’. However, as cracks start to emerge in his presidency two years on, Mmegi Correspondent GOITSEMODIMO KAELO wonders whether the President is feeling the heat


Tenderpreneur pleads guilty to illegal ivory possession

FRANCISTOWN: A tenderpreneur has pleaded with the court to be lenient when sentencing him after pleading guilty to illegal possession of an elephant tusk.

Incestuous father claims stress, requests counselling

Incestuous father claims stress, requests counselling

FRANCISTOWN: A disgraced incestuous father is starting to feel the pangs of having sexual intercourse with his own daughter.

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Seamless Business Environment Needed Post-COVID

The country was also classified as the least corrupt in the world with strong anti-graft checks and balances. With these assurances, investors were guaranteed safety on their investments and returns. That is no longer the case. Several countries like Namibia, South Africa and Mauritius have done well over the years and overtaken Botswana as attractive places to do business.Therefore, when countries that Botswana is competing with for a piece of...

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