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MOGODITSHANE MP UNDER FIRE

Opposition councillors accuse Masimolole of poor representation Member of Parliament (MP)for Mogoditshane,Patrick Masimolole has come under fire for allegedly sidelining opposition party wards through biased...

GRAVE MISTAKE

Land board in dangerous plots allocation blunder Mogoditshane sub-land board plots allocation blunder has left 29 unsuspecting Gabane residents sitting on a possible disaster waiting...

MERAFHE, TSHIRELETSO LAMBAST MAN FOR BEING POOR

The Vice President,Lieutenant General Mompati Merafhe and the Assistant Minister of Local Government, Lands and Housing, recently had a field day tongue lashing a...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

They were newsmakers in their own right but have disappeared from the public eye. Whatever happened to some of our well known personalities is the...

MAGAMA CHARGED FOR DRUNKEN DRIVING

Botswana National Front’s (BNF) Secretary General and former Member of Parliament for Gaborone South, Akanyang Magama will this morning (Friday) appear before a Mochudi...

MOGAE ACCUSSED OF ENCOURAGING SEX WORK

A Botswana National Front Councillor has challenged former President, Festus Mogae to think of decent and better poverty  eradication initiatives than commercial sex work. Addressing...

BNF REINSTATES SUSPENDED YOUTH LEAGUE SECRETARY GENERAL

The Botswana National Front Youth League (BNFYL) had on Tuesday reached a conclusion to reinstate  Arafat Khan as its Secretary General after suspending him...

MOST ILLEGIBLE BACHELORS

With one of Botswana's most eligible bachelors, Botsalo Ntuane  off the market we started wondering who else would single women out there be fantasising...

WILL THE REAL MISTRESS PLEASE STAND UP!

Two elderly women fight over a married man Two women traded insults at old Naledi Customary court on Tuesday in a bitter fight to establish...

FROM THE MOUTHS OF MPs

As Parliament adjourns business this week, two cabinet Ministers had a lot of explaining to do in the august house. Ministers Ponatshego Kedikilwe and...

‘MAD DOG’ COUNCILLOR BIT EMPOYEE’S FINGER

Fellow councillors concerned for their safety A BDP councillor who faces a P50 fine after biting a council employee's finger in a fight has come...

FROM THE MOUTHS OF MPs

The office of the Auditor-General’s office has never been audited Parliament was told Tuesday afternoon. Legislators strongly believe loop- holes like that need to...

GOVT. TOO BROKE TO BUILD A CULVERT

Minister suggests prayer as interim solution The government is so broke that it can not build a culvert across a stream in Shoshong to enable...

BABY DADDY DRAMA

Father queries maintenance as  child calls another man daddy An unemployed father who was recently ordered by the court to pay P300 in monthly child...

UNITED WE STAND

Opposition party presidents say the Umbrella is alive and well Three main opposition parties engaged in talks to form an Umbrella party presented a united...

ALUMNI TO THE RESCUE

Former Molefhi Secondary school students unite to help former classmate Some of them have not seen her in 25 years, but that has not stopped...

RAMMIDI HAPPY IN HIS NEW HOME

Says opposition should avoid at all cost to split the votes. As the 2014 general elections approach, politicians are earnestly campaigning and some politicians like...

TRAGEDY

  Overspeeing car with faulty brakes kills single father on the way to collect son from school What started as another ordinary day for a Tlokweng...

FIRST AFRICA TRADE FORUM ON

The African Trade Policy Centre of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in collaboration with the African Union (AU) and the African...

FROM THE MOUTHS OF MPs

Ministers were in a hot seat Monday afternoon as Members of Parliament (MPs) demanded answers on various issues during oral question and answer session....

NO PADS NO SCHOOL

Lack of sanitary towels disrupts girl's education The reality of a girl dropping out of school because she does not have sanitary towels may sound...

BOKO RESPONDS TO THE STATE OF NATION ADDRESS

-  Khama had nothing new to say - We need serious interventions to eradicate poverty President Ian Khama on Monday delivered the state of the nation...

WEDDING DAY SHOCK

Lightning strikes spoil the occassion ALL Hell broke loose in Mochudi last week Friday when lightening struck at a wedding party injuring the bride and...

SERETSE’S RE-APPOITMENT AS MINISTER OF DEFENCE

WHAT THE PEOPLE SAY The reappointment of Ramadeluka Ndelu Seretse as the Minister of Defence, Security and Justice by President Seretse Khama Ian Khama soon...

RAY OF HOPE FOR CHILDREN UNDER THREAT OF PARASITES INFECTIONS

  As research on anti parasitic drug is launched The University of Botswana’s Center for Research, Indigenous knowledge and innovation (Cesriki) has embarked on a research...

VARIOUS VOICES SPEAK OUT ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Police statistics have indicated that incidents of gender based violence (GBV) remain high despite the country’s pledge to have halved the crime by 2015. A...

AT LIBERTY TO SPEAK

Expelled from opposition unity talks, Ntime rumbles on The Botswana National Front Youth League (BNFYL) President, Kagiso Ntime was recently expelled from opposition Umbrella talks...

NGAMILAND BEEF SOLD TO ANGOLA

Ngamiland farmers, will as from next week start selling cattle to Maun abattoir for the new Angolan market as the government moves to reduce...

BOTEC STAFF HOLDS FUNDRAISING DINNER FOR A NEEDY COLLEAGUE

Member of Parliament for Gaborone Central, Dumelang Saleshando has pledged one week of his seating allowance towards a charity fund for Solomon Molefe, a...

BNF’s NTIME, KHAN CLASH OVER UMBRELLA TALKS

A statement released by BNF's Kagiso Ntime warning of an imminent collapse of opposition party umbrella negotiations has pitied the BNF Youth League President,...

WRONG MARKS

Student graded for an exam which was never marked Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) was this week at pains to explain how a form three student...

THERE IS STILL NO ALTERNATIVE

BDP youth leader says opposition umbrella not a threat The secretary general of the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) national youth executive committee (NYEC) Tsholofelo...

PHAKALANE HOTEL RESORT ON TOP

Phakalane Golf estate hotel resort is Botswana’s leading hotel for 2011. The resort was voted Botswana’s best hotel at the recent 18th World Travel...

LIVING WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

Woman seeks divine intervention as incurable disease shatters her life  Doctors can not do much to treat her multiple sclerosis (MS), an incurable disease that...

3% SALARY INCREMENT WIDENS GAP BETWEEN RICH AND POOR

-Molale emerges biggest winner of the strike with P16 716. 00 salary hike - Festinah Bakwena gets P14 664.00 - Striking workers get P408 One of...

CRIPPLED BY POWER

The family of a teenager who was crippled during a freaky electrocution accident in February last year, is planning to sue Botswana Power Corperation...

WINDS OF CHANGE ARE BLOWING

Politically speaking Manyepedza says BDP rule ends in 2014 The President of Botswana Congress Party youth League (BCPYL), Lotty Manyapedza believes politics is about keeping government...

WORKERS’ UNION LEADER ARRESTED AND WARNED

A Botswana Federation of Public Service Union (BOFEPUSU) chairperson, Wabakwa Mbise was on Wednesday summoned to the Gaborone Central Police station and warned against...

POLITICALLY SPEAKING

The umbrella is the next ruling party-Khan The battle for 2014 general elections has already begun in earnest and early indicators are that it is...

FATAL MISTAKE

A 12- year- old boy who died after he was mistakenly given a fatal dose of wrong anti-retroviral tablets (ARV’s) was buried last Sunday. If...