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Welheminah ‘Butterfly’ Maswabi

Was ‘Butterfly’ DIS bait?

The highly publicised and controversial case of Welheminah ‘Butterfly’ Maswabi continues to take the spotlight as contradictions as to what prompted her arrest and prosecution emerge. Now, it is increasingly becoming clear that government officers were used as pawns on a chess board in the case for the benefit of big players who have now turned their backs on them.

 Metropolitan Life Botswana Limited has appointed Mogopa as the new CEO effective October

Metropolitan Life appoints new CEO

Boitumelo Mogopa has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Metropolitan Life Botswana Limited.


'Prepare for job cuts from parastatal shake-ups'

Trade and Industry minister Mmusi Kgafela says while the number of jobs to be cut in the rationalisation of parastatals is still unclear, employees should prepare themselves to 'transition' out of the public service and find opportunities in the private sector.

Concerned farmer Pius Malikongwa PIC -Lesedi Mkhutshwa

MoA in ‘lawsuit’ threat over FMD livestock culling

FRANCISTOWN: The Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) faces a possible lawsuit from anguished farmers over its plan to cull cloven-hoofed animals infected by the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in Zone 6(b) in North East District (NED).

TOP 10 finalists

Miss Botswana 2022 top 10 revealed

The organising team of Miss Botswana beauty pageant has revealed the pageantry’s Top 10 finalists out of the 15 beautiful and talented young women who aspire to win the crown.

EOI letters flooding in—Boko

Ahead of today's deadline, Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) President Duma Boko revealed that letters from the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) councillors and legislators choosing the UDC over the latter are arriving in large numbers.

Rising numbers: The local population is estimated to be “stable and growing” PIC: MBONGENI MGUNI

Four African states want CITES to ban elephant hunting in Botswana

Burkina Faso, Equatorial Guinea, Mali and Senegal have asked the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) to ban Botswana and three of her neighbours from any commercial trade involving elephants, Mmegi has established.

Editor's Comment
Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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