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NWDC clamps down on non compliant Day care centres

School owners cry sabotage * Defy the order to close down North West District Council has ordered seven privately...

A peaceful people with a taste for violence

Rape and violence against women has become increasingly common in Botswana, to the point where it rarely makes headlines anymore.

AP candidate explains salary donation pledge

An Alliance for Progressives (AP) Council candidate who pledged to donate his six months salary in Maun if he is voted to...

NWDC secures land for horse race arena

North West District council has secured land in Maun, where it will build a modern day horse track, council chairperson, Duncan Enga...

Hikuama stakes his claim in Ngami constituency

Campaign for this year’s General Elections in Ngami constituency is heating up as the count down to October begins.

Zim teachers impress minister Arone

Minister of Basic Education, Bagalatia Arone, who is also member of parliament for Okavango, returned from a recent official visit from the...

Mascom make Friday Good for Bana Ba Letsatsi

Mascom donated P50 000.00 to a Maun based charity organisation, Bana ba letsatsi earlier today. The annual donation was...

Police search for clues in Hynaveld suicide

Sehitwa police are still trying to find answers in the suicide case of a 69-year-old man who is believed to have shot...

Cousin rape case likely to be dropped

A 2016 rape case involving cousins is likely to be dropped ahead of a trial date as the complainant’s family are reportedly...

Repeal tribalistic laws – Hikuama

Recognition of “minority tribes” has become a political and election campaign hot potato in the North West District where many feel that...

We want our land

Mababe residents lash out at BTO, Landbank initiative A land conflict between Ngamilanders and government, which has been simmering...

Primary school sex abuse scandal

Boys, 8, regularly rape girls aged 5-6 North West District Education office, in Maun, is investigating Nxaraga primary school...

From the mouths of MPs…

Last week members of parliament were at each other’s throats during a debate on the closed BCL mine’s motion. Selebi-Phikwe West member...

Maun east deafening silence explained

With elections fever is heating up in Ngamiland District and throughout the country in general, the same cannot really be said about...

Mbulawa sets the record straight

Botswana Democratic Party Maun West Parliamentary candidate, Reaboka Mbulawa has set the record straight regarding his wealth and alleged business dealings with...

VP on ‘rescue Masisi’ mission in Maun

Vice President, Slumber Tsogwane, who is also Chairperson of Botswana Democratic Paty (BDP), yesterday paid a courtesy visit to his party’s councillors...

Namibia speaks on Khama/Masisi saga

Last week Wednesday, Namibian President Hage G. Geingob, who is also the Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), issued a...

Practical courses repackaged for North-West brigades

In an effort to transform the country’s economy to a more resource based, the Ministry of Employment, Labour productivity and Skills Development...

North West eagerly awaits hunting ban lift

Residents of North West district who co-exist with wildlife, including elephants have come out in defence of state president, Mokgweetsi Masisi’s decision...

Eat and run

Reikeletseng in trouble over unpaid food bill Former Botswana National Sports Council (BNSC), Chairperson, Solly Reikeletseng, who was recently...

“My penis ruined her marriage”

Taximan admits to wrecking nurse and teacher's home A taxi driver who ‘poked’ a nurse, wrecking her marriage to...

Fired civil servant ordered to reinburse Tawana Land Board

Former employee of Tawana Landboard, Mongwa Mongwa, was given a suspended sentence and ordered to refund government a sum of P3 383,...

Shakawe congress endorses Masisi amid overtones of division in the BDP

Ruling party leader, Mokgweetsi Masisi, unknowingly dampened his support team's mood yesterday, at a North West Regional Congress held in Shakawe.

Sugar daddy bought sex with plate of pap

Seduced by the promise of a plate of steaming hot pap, a teenage girl agreed to have unprotected sex with a stranger....

Tawana damns greedy legislators to hell

Maun West Member of Parliament, Tawana Moremi has blasted government for its lack of commitment to develop Maun village, which is not...

United they stand

ARMY OF FEMALE POLITICIANS CALLS FOR PARTY FUNDING An army of fired up women is coming after president Mokgweetsi...

Sex offenders crowd Boro prison

WOMEN AGAINST RAPE CHALLENGED TO ACT More than half of Boro prisoners are sex offenders, a representative of the...

Markus accused of unfair campaign

Assistant Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Kostantinos Markus, who is also the  ruling Party’s Member of Parliament for Maun East, came...

Maun water woes

*Frequent water cuts plague the village *Dirty drinking water angers residents Maun residents who continue to grapple with shortage...

Hope for Boro

Council makes settlement a priority Outgoing chairperson of North West District Council, Duncan Enga says he will do all...

Khwai to open cultural village

Khwai village is poised to open a cultural centre, turning the village into a hotspot of activities right in the heart of...

Two boys go missing in Sehithwa

Police are still clueless of the whereabouts of two young boys, aged 6 and 15 who went missing in two separate incidents...

Woman beater demands doctor’s permission before being whipped in court

A Maun man who beat up his cohabiting partner was this week sent to hospital to check whether or not he was...

‘Help me dress my daughter’ – a poor mother’s story

Although she laughs often and has a smile that brightens up the darkest of days, life has not been easy for 8-year-old...

A long walk to class

In 1994, government announced plans to ensure that no child in Botswana is forced to walk more than five kilometres to get...

Selfish MPs don’t understand people’s priorities- Councillors

North West District councillors, including council chairperson are not happy with allocation of constituency development funds, which they say are used by...

A family cursed

MAN COMMITS SUICIDE DURING ZCC PRAYERS A family’s desperate prayers to lift the ‘curse’ on their borehole ended in...

Tender trouble

COURT CASE STALLS SCHOOLS CONSTRUCTION IN NORTH WEST North West District council has been dragged to court by five...

Woman recovers from shock of winning new car

A 30-year-old single mother of Boronyane farms near Maun who recently won a brand new car from Lewis store says she has...

Young girl raped while home alone

A primary school student who was left home alone last Sunday evening was dragged into a family hut and raped by a...