Saturday, October 1, 2016
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Francinah Baaitse

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NTUANE OPENS UP

Says he almost died of stress while at BMD The former Vice President of Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) says he never really enjoyed his...

CHINESE BUSINESSMAN CAMPAIGNS FOR AN OMANG

A Chinese national who recently donated 10 wheelchairs to the Holy Ghost House International Ministries in Gaborone wants to have an Omang. Miles Nan, the...

CALLED FROM ABOVE

Female pastor refuses to give up It has been four years since former Reverend of the Dutch Reformed Church in Mochudi village, Mmoniemang Kgosiemang resigned...

PUBLIC HEALTH BILL RAISES CONCERN

Corpses of HIV infected persons to be banned from mortuaries Family members whose relatives die from HIV or AIDS will no longer be allowed to...

READY FOR THE CHALLENGE

Pono Moatlhodi discuss drawn daggers in the fight for Tonota The Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Pono Moatlhodi, who is also a Member of...

SCHOOL GIRL MURDER MARKS 16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM

The launch of the 16 days of Activism on November 25 was marred by the brutal murder of a 15- year- old standard six...

LEADER OF OPPOSITION SEAT FALLS VACANT

Botswana Congress Party President and MP for Gaborone Central, Dumelang Saleshando has lost the Leader Of Opposition in Parliament seat. The seat was declared vacant ...

JOURNALISTS DEFEND THE CHILDREN

Local journalists have called on the government to amend the constitution in order to align the age of maturity from 16 to 18 years...

EDUCATION CITED AS KEY FOR SURVIVAL

Rapid educational response is now seen as a means of addressing the psychosocial needs of victims of mass population displacements, caused by war, civil...

RASINA RESIGNS FROM BMD OFFICE

The National Spokesperson for Botswana Movement for Democracy, Rasina Winfred Rasina has resigned from the position. Rasina confirmed the resignation on Wednesday evening in a...

MASISI HUMILIATED

The Minister of Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mokgweetsi Masisi on Wednesday dismally failed to discredit the controversial report on the disastrous dealings between...

SERETSE’S CASE TO BE MOVED TO THE CORRUPTION COURT

The corruption case against the Assistant Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Vincent Seretse is expected to be moved to the newly established corruption...

FACE TO FACE WITH MODUBULE

Two weeks after the launch of the Umbrella for Democratic Change, its members of Parliament (MPS) are yet to formally notify Parliament on whether...

CHILLYBOY RESIGNS FROM BDP

McDonald Chillyboy Rakgare has resigned from the ruling Botswana Democratic. Rakgare who was recently suspended from the party for 60 days pending hearing over the...

COSMETICS TO BE REGULATED

The Ministry of Health is expected to introduce cosmetic regulations before the end of the year, Parliament was told on Monday this week. When answering...

DESPERATE TIMES

Babies delivered under cellphone torches Midwives at Medie Clinic in the Kweneng District use mobile phone torches as sources of light when delivering babies at...

MASIRE, BALOPI AMONGST BENEFICIARIES OF ALLEGED BMC MISMANAGEMENT

The Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) paid out millions of Pula to private feedlots during the period when the European Union (EU) was not buying...

CAUSE OF MAUN FIRES STILL UNKNOWN

Police have not made a breakthrough in the investigations of the mysterious fires that recently gutted eight classrooms and an office at Maun Senior...

GOVERNMENT GIVES PRIORITY TO WILDLIFE

Member of Parliament (MP) for Ngami, Taolo Habano this week told Parliament that the people of Sexaxa settlement in Maun were forcibly moved out...

NO JOBS FOR OPPOSITION YOUTH

BDP youth leader to scout for jobs for his peers The Chairperson of the ruling Botswana Democratic Party’s (BDP) National Youth Executive Committee (NYEC), Andy...

HEADS MUST ROLL AT BDC

Committee recommends disciplinary action for BDC MD and top officials The Botswana Development Corporation (BDC)Managing Director, Maria Nthebolan and three of the corporation's  top officials...

BOKO TO SHINE SPOTLIGHT ON GABORONE

Botswana National Front (BNF) President Duma Boko is billed to participate in the prestigious 2013 BMW  Motorrad brand promotional bike ride. The star studded event...

WITHOUT FEAR OR FAVOUR

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PROLIFIC STORY TELLER THRILLS SCHOOL CHILDREN

The renowned South African storyteller and prolific children books writer, Dynana Kukuma has been mesmerizing school children in Gaborone with her fascinating folklore tales...

FACEBOOK DIVIDES BDP YOUTH

The Chairperson of the Botswana Democratic Party Youth League, (DPYL) Andy Boatile has requested President, Ian Khama Seretse Khama to expel a party member...

FLY ATTACK

Gamodubu residents take council to task over flies and diarhoea outbreak Gamodubu residents have expressed concern over swarms of flies that have terrorised their village...

SHOOTING FROM THE HIP

Masitara comes out guns blazing in a bid  to expose corruption and corporate greed The comittees for the Parliamentary Public Accounts and Statutory bodies have...

MOGODITSHANE RESIDENTS AGAINST DELIMITATION

Residents of Mogoditshane Township in the Kweneng District have said they do not want another political constituency in their area. Speaking during a consultative Kgotla...

MOTSAWALEDI ELECTED LIBERAL NETWORK VP

The leader of Botswana Movement for Democracy, Gomolemo Motswaledi has been elected the Vice President of the Africa Liberal Network, an organization of Liberal...

MOGAE SPEAKS GOVERNANCE ISSUES

Former President, Festus Mogae has underscored the need to place governance at the core of natural resources management in Africa, the Economic Commission for...

THE FUTURE IS ORANGE – CLAIMS BMDYL PRESIDENT

The inaugural launch of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) is expected to bring together multitudes of supporters at the Gaborone Secondary School on...

FNBB MARKS 21ST ANNIVESARY

First National Bank Botswana last week took journalists on a tour of Ramotswa Centre for the Deaf as part of celebrating 21 years of...

DOWN AND OUT

Bitter divorce leaves ex-soldier homeless House sold for a song to pay ex-wife A retired soldier has been left homeless following the forced sale of his...

MOTSWALEDI FOR GABS- CENTRAL

The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) has announced that it will field the leader of Botswana Movement for Democracy, Gomolemo Motswaledi as its candidate...

JILTED LOVER GETS BACK EX-BOYFRIEND’S UNDERWEAR

A woman who dragged her former boyfriend to court demanding back the underwear which she had bought him as gifts had her day in...

OFF THE HOOK

Cheated on husband freed from wife beating charges The suspicions of a Molepolole man who assaulted his wife for sleeping with the Assistant Minister of...

JOURNALISTS FOR TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT NETWORK FORMED

The Second African Trade Forum (ATF II) held in the capital city of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa has endorsed a network of African Journalists who...

CURSED WITH FIRE

Devastated family appeals for help against fire torment A family in Mmathethe village in the Southern District have claimed that  the fires that have been...

STROKE AMBASSADOR

Stroke survivor launches war against the disease A touching story of Bakhwi Kablay, a Motswana woman who battled a stroke attack and is now on...

FORMER BONELA EMPLOYEE ACCUSES NDADI OF LYING

A former employee of Botswana Network on Ethics, law and AIDS, Pako Luke, 23 has accused the organisation’s director, Uyapo Ndadi of lying saying...