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Bleak future for Xaxaba children

Omaatla Mayaga Xhose is one very bubbly girl. At 8 years of age, she does not know her age and her last...

Elephant claims yet another life

MAUN MAN TRAMPLED TO DEATH ON THE DAY AFTER HIS BIRTHDAY As the great elephant debate rages on between...

When the river runs dry

The scorching sun is beating down on Kekgaletswe Rakoi, as she patiently covers the palm tree trunk with a dry branch.

The sacred water of Tsodilo hills

‘LIFE-CHANGING LIQUID BUT BEWARE THE SNAKE!’ WARNS KGOSI “Visit Tsodilo Hills. Ask for the sacred water and you will...

Kapinga explains Boko’s Shakawe no show

Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) leader, Duma Boko did not show up in Shakawe yesterday, where he was to launch his party's...

Big interview tourism’s leading lady

According to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), women make up the majority of the tourism workforce in most regions of...

Nhabe museum craft market free for all

A new craft market, which is under construction at Nhabe Museum in Maun, is expected to be complete by the end of...

Bad beef

TEMPERS FLARE AT FARMERS/STAKEHOLDERS WORKSHOP Tempers flared at a farmers and stakeholders workshop in Maun on Tuesday, as Ngamiland...

Nyatsi moves in, impregnates wife then sues husband

WIFE'S BOYFRIEND BULLIES HUSBAND Driven out of his matrimonial home by his wife’s lover, a 37-year-old Maun man has...

Rape case against AP candidate set for January

Council candidate for Alliance for Progressives (AP) appeared before Maun Magistrate Court this morning (25 July) charged with molesting his minor cousin.

I’m under no pressure to endorse Maun Candidates – Kgosi Tawana

This past week, Friday and Saturday, outgoing member of Parliament for Maun West, who is a Batawana paramount chief, Tawana Moremi was...

Accused cop killer seeks bail

Demands justice for his battered 4-5 Lying in hospital, legs bound by chains, his right arm cuffed to his...

Forbidden love

Taxi-man driven to despair over affair with nurse A Maun taxi-driver, whose sexcapades made headlines earlier this year, has...

Saleshando is an outsider- Lubinda

Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has didscredited Dumelang Saleshando of Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) as a 'city boy' who is clueless about...

Survival of the fittest as Thamalakane river dries

Stay clear of old bridge-wildlife department warns Four crocodiles were last week trapped in the drying Thamalakane river, next...

Ngamiland artists unite

Artists union in the offing Ngamiland District perfoming artists are grouping themselves up to form a union that would...

Ladies night in Maun

Women and wine dinner comes to town Maun Cresta is the place to be for women in the North...

Maun youth speak on voter apathy

Voter apathy amongst the youth is said to be at an all time high, with North West District Council Chairperson, Duncan Enga...

Beware the greed of man

Women warned against deceptive romance The campaigns for this year's general elections promise to be full of intrigue, drama...

A hero’s send-off

Rakops mourns man killed by elephant It is a cold, grey Saturday morning in Rakops.

Barclays opens business branch in Maun

Barclays Bank opened its latest branch to its business and premium customers in Maun last Wednesday. The branch, located...

Escaping human trafficking

SURVIVOR RELIVES CANADIAN NIGHTMARE “Human trafficking is real and it is the most cunning, cruel and painful thing to...

Women of good works

50 MAUN LADIES UNTITE IN TIMES OF NEED In Botswana funeral services consist of elaborate rituals with lots of...

Ngamiland in the political spotlight

Govt officials instructed to solve the regions' problems before elections The silly season is here and Ngamiland is getting...

Celeb edition with Anthony Molosi

Anthony ‘AnthXny’ Molosi is one of Botswana’s best poets. Born and raised in the delta capital of Maun,...

Customary law discriminates against out-of-wedlock children- BoLAMA

Botswana Labour Migrant’s Association (BoLAMA) has expressed concern over greedy families of ex-miners who are bent to exclude children born out of...

No compensation for injury by wild animals

Environment, Wildlife and Tourism, Kitso Mokaila, says free medical services and other government cushion programmes are sufficient compensation for people who have...

Water finally flows in Shashe ward

Life is gradually returning to normal in Shashe and Botshabelo wards in Maun following the recent reopening of the community’s water taps...

The festival of fun

The second edition of the annual Okavango Delta Music Festival has been set for 29 August to September 1.

Last sprint to end new HIV infections

Botswana’s first lady, Neo Masisi, is facing an unphill battle to tackle and end new HIV and AIDS infections in the country...

Boko can’t be trusted, he loves money- Mmolotsi

Alliance for Progressives (AP)’s Vice President, Wynter Mmolotsi, this past weekend had no kind words for Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) leader,...

MAA cracks whip on non-compliant creches

Maun Administration Authority (MAA) is all out to shut down all pre-schools that are operating illegally in Maun and those failing to...

Wife wanted for the VP

Single and Searching Tsogwane asks Rakops elders for a hook-up One of the country's most eligible bachelors, The Vice...

Police collect P96m worth of traffic fines in a year

Botswana Police Service is making millions of Pula through road traffic fines and have collected close to P96 million of those in...

Wild fires still a threat to Tsodilo Hills

Tsodilo village and other communities surrounding the UNESCO World Heritage Site (WHS);Tsodilo hills, are prone to fire outbreaks which are a threat...

UDC fails to launch candidates

Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) candidates in Maun were left disappointed on Saturday evening after their party leadership failed to launch them...

Boko points to industrial hemp for job creation

Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) leader, Duma Boko, says he is holding billions of pula in industrial hemp investment that, he says,...

UDC invade Maun for manifesto launch

Accommodation facilities in Maun are said to be fully booked as members of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) descend in the...

‘Abusive cops beat my golden balls’

MAN, 68, CLAIMS POLICE BEATING LEFT HIM INFERTILE A 68-year-old man of Gudikwa village in the North West District...

Out of the shadows

AP’s Maun West candidate confident of victory Political parties in Maun West are stepping up their efforts as the...