Thursday, June 30, 2016

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Unfairly dismissed

Unfairly dismissed

Dewet Drilling employees cry foul Twenty seven Dewet Drilling employees who were retrenched last Friday have sought the intervention of Department of Labour as they...
Illicit affair exposed after girl skips church

Illicit affair exposed after girl skips church

The angry parents of a 15-year-old schoolgirl from Ramotswa have reported a 23-year-old man to the police for allegedly defiling their underage daughter. The suspect...
Muzila gone too soon

Muzila gone too soon

“An audacious and highly ambitious man gone too soon, the pain is too much to bear.” This was the overwhelming pain that most mourners who...
Catching up with Timon Mongwa

Catching up with Timon Mongwa

Versatile 79-year-old Timon Bumbeka Mongwa is celebrated in many circles as a pioneer educator, businessman and politician. Voice reporter, Dubani-wa-Dubani, profiles an almost forgotten...
BIH to incubate innovations

BIH to incubate innovations

The 5th Edition of the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) this week brought together innovators from across Africa for a celebration of the landmark...
Mayor blasts government over BCL mine accidents

Mayor blasts government over BCL mine accidents

When it rains at BCL mine, it pours. Hardly a month after four miners perished and six more were seriously injured at the mine, another...
Malope ii faces possible eviction

Malope II faces possible eviction

The estate of the late Bathoen Gaseitsewe II has brought unrest in the Bangwaketse royal family with Paramount Chief, Malope II, facing possible charges...
Cross Okavango Delta Expedition - On Inspiration

Cross Okavango Delta Expedition – On Inspiration

The Cross Okavango Delta Expedition, led by Thalefang Charles and supported by Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO) would be embarking on a second expedition across...
Return of notourious ‘merubisi’

Return of notourious ‘merubisi’

VILLAGE TERROR GROUP BACK IN ACTION After temporary relief following intense police streets patrol in Thamaga, the notorious Merubisi gang that had terrorized the village...

BMD denies plot against Gaolatlhe and Mmolotsi

Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) National Working Committee (NWC) have denied allegations that there was a plot to expel the Party President Ndaba Gaolathe and...

Buffalo kills herdsman

A herdsman was on Wednesday killed by a buffalo while relieving himself in the bush at Makoba Cattle post, 17 km away from Shorobe...

50-minutes of children campaign launched

50 minutes for children is a UNICEF campaign that calls out to all to dedicate 50 minutes of their time to engage in acts...

NDB employees busted for drug peddling

Two National Development Bank (NDB) employees were last week Thursday arrested after they were found in possession of 27 packets of cocaine. Acting on a...

Defectors are political criminals- BNFYL

Newly elected Botswana National Front Youth League Committee (BNFYL) has come out strongly to condemn all political defectors, especially councillors and Members of Parliament. The...
Ramadeluka’s wife accused of theft

Ramadeluka’s wife accused of theft

Former Minister of Defence, Justice and Security Ramadeluka Seretse’s wife Sandra has been accused of stealing a container with goods worth P38 million belonging...
Batawana sue govt

Batawana sue govt

Batawana will this week file a statutory notice with the Attorney General of their intention to sue the government. The suit is over the...
BCP moves to to replace Arone

BCP moves to to replace Arone

The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) is moving swiftly to find a replacement for the suspended Member of Parliament for Okavango, Bagalatia Arone who is...
BEPA, BOT50 Smoke peace pipe

BEPA, BOT50 Smoke peace pipe

With a rising number of local artists and promoters becoming increasingly vocal in their displeasure at the way BOT50 organisers are running celebrations, an...
Dare to dream

Dare to dream

Women inspire each other at Business Botswana High Tea Channeling the Bold, Confident and Intentional theme a sparkling array of impressive individuals attended the fourth...
Survivor of trigger happy shooting

Lucky to be alive

Trigger happy cop shoot at innocent motorist A retired teacher from Jackalas 1, in the north east District says he has only God to thank...
South Africa hosts Religious Dialogue amidst Terrorist Attack Warning

South Africa hosts Religious Dialogue amidst Terrorist Attack Warning

Port Elizabeth, South Africa – To go against the terrorist attacks happening globally during the month of Ramadan, a group of religious leaders gathered...
Albinism community seeks protection

Albinism community seeks protection

Gaborone City Council (GCC) is expected to hear a motion that seeks to protect people living with albinism in the country. The motion that has...

Tiroyamodimo defends Wildlife Coordinator

Director of the Department of Wildlife and National Parks Major General Otisitswe Tirayamodimo has dismissed reports that North West District Wildlife Coordinator, Timothy Blackbeard...

Two charged for smuggled medicine

Maun Police are investigating a case in which two men, a Motswana aged 24 from Chadibe and a 35-year old Zimbabwean were found in...

BCP confident of victory in Ramotswa

Botswana Congress Party (BCP) are confident of retaining Kelemogile Ward in Ramotswa. The ward fell vacant in April after the death of BCP Councilor, Molemi...

Passengers escape inferno

Police have confirmed that everyone escaped unhurt on Saturday when a Maun bound JNG bus caught fire at Tshoswane cattle near Mmashoro. According to Serowe...
It’s all smiles ... as Thamalakane river flows

Residents rejoice as Thamalakane flows again

Maun’s Thamalakane River which has been dry for almost six months is back to life and flowing with the much needed water. In April, the...
Surviving cancer

Surviving cancer

27-year-old Onneetse Isaiah is lucky to be alive. She is a fighter; a survivor of a disease which is the leading cause of death...
One cattle got P9 300

New Prices for Ngamiland farmers

One cattle got P9 300 Ngamiland farmers have been encouraged to take advantage of the newly introduced prices by Botswana Meat Commission. BMC will no longer...
‘Shape up or ship out'

‘Shape up or ship out’

Angry BMD memebers warn MP aligned to Pilane faction The choice is yours.You can shape up or you can ship out. The above ultimatum was directed...
I will not resign- Molao

I will not resign- Molao

Beleaguered Assistant Minister of Education, Skills and Development, Fidelis Molao, has denied rumours that his resignation is imminent. Molao’s denials come in spite of mounting...
Notorious Kock strikes again

Notorious Kock strikes again

Maximum prison inmate attempts to rape a guard Convicted rapist and inmate at Maximum prison, Thomas Kock has been at it again. The dangerous criminal who...
The seeds of peace start to grow in Zimbabwe

The seeds of peace start to grow in Zimbabwe

Harare, Zimbabwe – On the 4th of June 2016 the International Peace Youth Group alongside numerous youth groups and educational institutions hosted the 3rd...

Rising crime levels worry Kgathi

Defence, Justice and Security Minister, Shaw Kgathi, has expressed his growing concern at the escalating levels of crime in the country. Recent figures released by...

Girl, 15, raped at knife point

A 15-year-old student's Maths and Science expedition in Francistown ended tragically last Saturday when she was raped at knife point while her schoolmates were...

Botswana moves 3 places up in peace rankings

The 2016 Global Peace Index (GPI) was released this morning, which once more ranked Botswana as one of the world’s most peaceful countries. The Index...

BDP dares Boko to apologise

Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Vice Secretary Shaw Kgathi has called on the leader of opposition Duma Boko to apologise to Batswana and members of...

Pangolin sends panic in Broadhurst

Department of Wildlife and National Parks officials yesterday responded to a distress call in Broadhurst and saved a Pangolin after some superstitious residents who...

Activists march against sex predators

Determined activists in the #IShallNotForget campaign took a 7km march before handing over a petition to Education Minister Dr Unity Dow at Gaborone Senior...
Chillstep Sundays grows

Chillstep Sundays grows

A collage of music, art and food You might have seen the videos. They are vibrant and colorful; depicting a beautiful existence of indulgence. An unresistable...

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