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  • Substance abuse awareness month next week

    The Substance Abuse Awareness Month is back, and this year it is under the theme:

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  • F/town launches 50 minutes for children campaign

    The mayor of Francistown, Ms Sylvia Muzila says the district, in partnership with its stakeholders,

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  • MOH introduces new contraceptives

    The Ministry of Health has introduced two additional contraceptives to improve sexual and reproductive health.

    Speaking

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  • UB to graduate first medical lab scientists

    The University of Botswana (UB) will next year graduate the first group of its Degree

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  • Motaung kitchen below standard

    Motaung Junior Secondary School does not have a purpose built kitchen, the Assistant Minister of

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  • Reckless driving worry stakeholders

    Acting Police Commissioner, Mr Committee Tlalenyane has expressed concern over immoral acts on roads during

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  • Police campaign against murder, suicides

    Maun police are planning to embark on a public education campaign against murder and suicide

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  • Temporary teachers on contract

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr  Moiseraele Goya says since the year 2000

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  • MPs continue to debate Constitution (Amendment) Bill

     Vice President and leader of the house, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi says the Constitution (Amendment) Bill

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  • Society bids farewell to founding member

    FRANCISTOWN - The Botswana Society for the Deaf (BSD) bid farewell to one of its

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  • Kgathi warns youth against abuse

    The Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Mr Shaw Kgathi has expressed concern over the

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  • Electronic voting on cards next elections

    The Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Eric Molale  on Thursday presented the

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  • CIPA results of ROCIP transformation

    Office of Registrar of Companies and Intellectual Property (ROCIP) was transformed and established

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  • VP hands over BTCL donation

    Vice President Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has handed over a donation of P500 000 from Botswana

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  • Cordial management, staff relations important

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development (MoESD), Mr Fidelis Molao says cordial relationships between

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  • BNF elects new central committee

    Botswana National Front (BNF) ushered in a new national executive committee at their 17th

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  • Molale donates blankets

    Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Eric Molale, donated blankets to Tlhareseleele

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  • Maun park to re-open

    The educational park in Maun will soon re-open for the public, the park manager

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  • Educational research central to development

    BOLESWANA countries have a common agenda for improving education quality and standards through research and

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  • Molale pledges to revive BDP structures

    Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Eric Molale, has implored Botswana Democratic Party

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  • Botswana, France friendship valuable

    Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Eric Molale says the relations that

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  • Models catwalk independence avenue

    Gaborone’s Independence Avenue Street was brought to a halt as fashion show competition finals

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  • Hostels construction starts at Moroka primary

    Permanent Secretary to the President (PSP), Mr Carter Morupisi,  says education can help loosen

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  • Dow appreciates teachers

    Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow, has thanked teachers who double

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  • Masisi promises more economic stimulus projects

     The government will roll out more Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP) projects in the

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  • Sir Ketumile engages pupils

    Thornhill Primary School pupils had a once in a lifetime opportunity as they were

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  • Govt committed to competitive education system

    Attendants at the ongoing BOLESAWNA 16th Biennial Educational Symposium held at University of Botswana

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  • Brigades expose learners talent

    Athletes have been urged to take sports seriously and unearth their talents and  earn

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  • Twenty one institutions participate in Target 20 000

    There are 21 institutions participating in the Target 20 000 programme and they are

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  • Khama hails bilateral relations

    President Lieutenant General Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has commended the excellent relations between

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  • Bokamoso hospital donates to school

    Bokamoso Private Hospital engaged on a 50-50-50-50 mission in line with the 50 years

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  • Puso e tsweletse ka go tlhabolola thuto

    Puso e tsweletse ka go tsaya tsia  le go lemoga seabe sa thuto mo

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  • Tau is VUSSC chairperson

     Botswana College of Distance and Open Learning (BOCODOL) is celebrating the election of its

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  • Disaster management office ready to deal with local, international catastrophes

    The director of the National Disaster Management Office, Mr Moagi Baleseng says the mandate

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  • President rewards excellence

    President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has urged students to take their

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  • Government to tighten screws on school bullies

    President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama says the government will get tough

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  • Ministry provides services to CKGR

    The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development continues to provide social services

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  • Lawmakers debate whistleblowing bill

    Members of Parliament have resumed debate on the Whistleblowing Bill, 2015, (Bill No.19 of

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  • Business Botswana rebrands

    Business Botswana (BB), formerly Botswana Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Manpower (BOCCIM) on Wednesday

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  • Khama hosts Geingob

    The President of Namibia, Dr Hage Geingob arrives this morning for a two-day state

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  • Imparting life skills through theatre

    The main actor of Productions2000 Theatre Group, John Weir, says students learn life skills

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  • Planet safety responsibility of all

    Vice President Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has supported the proposed Trade Disputes Bill of 2015 which

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  • Proposed Bill protects Batswana, economy - Masisi

    Vice President Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has supported the proposed Trade Disputes Bill of

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  • Venson-Moitoi intent on leading AU

    Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi is poised to occupy Africa’s

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  • Remembering past football heroes

    One fateful Saturday afternoon in May 2000, a legendary football player arrived back in

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  • Govt wants prosperity for all

    Government has set itself goals towards achieving prosperity for all, the Assistant Minister for Presidential

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  • Ministry addresses water problem

    Since Makgadikgadi Junior Secondary School opened in 2002, the school has had challenges of water

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  • Classroom shortage limits early child programme

    The implementation of the early childhood programme was designed to be phased in

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  • Broadband strategy all encompassing

    The Minister of Transport and Communications, Mr Tshenolo Mabeo says his ministry has developed

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  • Trade Disputes Bill attracts mixed reactions

    MPs have expressed divergent views on the proposed Trade Disputes Bill of 2015 which

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  • Workshop gives youth business skills

    A number of youth who attended the business skills workshop in Palapye have been

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  • Faith mission less priviledged students

    Thamaga Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) recently donated 12 optical glasses to the less privileged

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  • Mabaila launches academic excellence awards

    Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Gladys Kokorwe has commended Mabaila Foundation for its noteworthy

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  • ‘Awaken spirit of self reliance’

     There is a need to resuscitate the principle of self-reliance for the country to

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  • Official urges residents to register plots

    Bobonong Sub Land Board secretary Mr Mpho Keareng has encouraged residents to collect plot

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  • Seepapitso wants to emulate Class of 96

    Seepapitso Senior Secondary School head teacher Ms Khumo Phori has urged her students to

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  • Majaga urges students to desist from bad behavior

    MP for Nata/Gweta  Mr Polson Majaga has cautioned students at Nxakato in Sowa and

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  • Global partnership benefits Lotsane,Charleston’s Academy

    Thirty five students and five teachers from Charleston’s Academy in Scotland visited Lotsane Senior

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  • Strengthen PTAs -Tshireletso

    School heads and senior education officers in Mahalapye East constituency have been implored to

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  • Ministry tackles poor peformance at schools

    Assistant Minister of Education Skills and Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya says the poor academic

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  • Makaba hails resurrection of farming culture

    Kgosi Thatayaone Makaba of Goora Segotshane ward in Kanye has applauded the Minister of

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  • Locals look to aerobics to keep fit

    Aerobics clubs and fitness gyms which used to be the domain of urban centres

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  • Exam cancellation international practice

    It is international practice to stop or cancel an examination before it is written and

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  • Goya attends youth forum

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya  is in South Korea

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  • Orange foundation to award special needs students

    Orange Foundation will on Friday award top achieving students in the Special Needs Category

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  • BAC, CSBT empowers Palapye youth

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya, has commended Botswana Accountancy

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  • Former Macha students accident victims graduate

    Some 105 former Macha Senior Secondary School students have graduated after enrolling in a programme

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  • Poverty threatens disadvantaged children

    The UNICEF annual report which was released recently calls on the world to focus more

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  • Japanese embassy funds dojo construction

    The Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture (MYSC), Thapelo Olopeng, has thanked the Japanese Embassy

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  • Kweneng region rewards excellence

    Ba Isago University managing director, Mr Odirile Gabasiane, says Botswana has made strides in education 

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  • Young Motswana tattooist makes it big in South Africa

    Tattoos are beautiful works of art that symbolise a phrase in a person’s life, says

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  • Practical subjects profitable

    Students have been encouraged to study more practical subjects so that the country could have

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  • BoFiNeT donates to Kgomodiatshaba primary

    Botswana Fibre Networks (BoFiNeT) has donated 10 bunk beds, 20 mattresses, six metal lockers, jungle

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  • Sebina police station still in plan

    Member of Parliament for Shashe West, Mr Fidelis Molao, has informed residents of Sebina that

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  • Technical, vocational graduate surges forward

    For many years, many did not consider brigades as places one could proceed to for

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  • Stimulus programme gathers pace

    Bonwatlou Junior Secondary School in Serule will have its infrastructure maintained through the Economic Stimulus

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  • Community leaders collaborate to enhance learning

    Kgosi Kgari III  of Bakwena has launched the stakeholder engagement initiative framework which intends to

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  • Residents want schools inspection strengthened

    Residents of Nshakashogwe in Shashe West constituency have asked their Member of Parliament to strengthen

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  • Diversify from mining- Tsogwane

    Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Slumber Tsogwane has urged Orapa residents, particularly

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  • Selebi Phikwe celebrates

    The Minister of Infrastructure Science and Technology Mr Nonofo Molefhi  has commended Selebi Phikwe Primary

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  • 43 students diagnosed with bilharzia

    The coordinator of the District Health Management Team (DHMT) in Francistown, Dr Gobezie Solomon, has

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  • Entrepreneurship way to go

    The school head of Setlalekgosi Junior Secondary School (SJSS) Mr Majaha Ndlovu has encouraged students

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  • Dow launches student vision programme

    The Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow, has officially launched the Sathya

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  • School situation nomalises

    Kgari Sechele Senior School students on June 23 were tongue lashed by education officials and

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  • Bad behaviour detrimental to school performance

    Member of Parliament for Kanye North, Mr Patrick Ralotsia has called on students to make

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  • Serowe farmers brigade benefits from ESP

    Serowe farmers’ brigade will be maintained through the Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP) to the tune

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  • ESP maintains Palapye secondary

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya said action should be taken

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  • Kenyatta jets in Monday

    Kenya president, Mr Uhuru Kenyatta, will undertake a three-day state visit to Botswana on

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  • Moeti JSS project helps preserve culture

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Moiseraela Goya, has commended Moeti Junior

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  • Botswana continues to support refugees

    With close to 3 000 refugees and asylum seekers still in Botswana, the

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  • ESP projects underway in Kgatleng

    Three electrical sub-contractors have been awarded tenders to undertake electrical works under the Economic

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  • Grand Palm donates to Gamodubo childcare

    The Grand Palm hotel casino conversion resort donated P10 000 to Gamodubu Childcare Trust

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  • SELEBO sub region awards teachers, students

    Selebi Phikwe Bobirwa (SELEBO) sub region recently awarded teachers and students who excelled in

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  • 50 minutes for children in full swing

    The Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Ms Botlogile Tshireletso, has implored

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  • Africa needs appropriate technologies

    President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has urged scientists from developing countries

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  • Maun schools benefit from ESP

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development has embarked on multi-million projects to expand

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  • Hungary ambassador presents letters of credence

    President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has received letters of credence from

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  • Community leaders play important role

    Community leaders have been urged to work together to control HIV.

    Briefing Ntlo Ya

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  • Wame wins essay awards

    Kabelo Wame of Lotsane Senior Secondary School has won first position in the national

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  • Expo to reflect women's journey

    Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs’ 17th National Women Exposition will  reflect on the

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  • Majaga motivates schools

    The office of the member of Parliament for Nata/Gweta has embarked on a

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  • Khama welcomes Arone

    Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) leader, President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama on

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  • Education priority

    The government  recognises the value of education in the national development agenda and in

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  • WTISD commemoration benefits Thamaga

    The Minister of Transport and Communication Mr Tshenolo Mabeo has called for private sector

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  • Huawei technologies bridges digital gap

    The Vice President, Mr Mogweetsi Masisi, has   applauded Huawei Technologies Botswana (HTB) for

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  • Kutlwano, Mafolofolo win

    Gaborone based ladies volleyball powerhouses, Kutlwano and Mafolofolo beat Selebi Phikwe Volleyball Club (SVC)

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  • Molefhi commends company for good gesture

    The Minister of Infrastructure Science and Technology, Mr Nonofo Molefhi, has commended the Magic

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  • School welcomes ESP

    Denjebuya Junior Secondary School in Tutume has welcomed Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP) with promise

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  • Russia supports world peace

    The Russian Ambassador to Botswana, Mr Victor Sibilev says the world is besieged with

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  • Volleyball extravaganza this weekend

    Some volleyball clubs will, this weekend, descend on Serowe College of Education for Mascom

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  • Reception classes remedy for poor performance

    With concerns on the recent decline of both the Junior Certificate (JC) and Botswana

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  • Partnership vital for development

    Executive director of Business Botswana, Mr Lekwalo Mosienyane says research and development allows companies

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  • Molao calls for girl child protection

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Fidelis Molao, has called on

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  • Church helpful - Molefhi

    Minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology, Mr Nonofo Molefhi, says the church should

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  • Makgalemele urges Ipelegeng workers to up skills

    The Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Dikgang Makgalemele, has

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  • Public service invaluable

    President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has commended the public service for

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  • Woman defies stereotype

     Ms Botshelo Ako (31) of Moshupa owns a business that is mostly perceived as

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  • Church solution to community problems

    Minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology, Mr Nonofo Molefhi says the church should have

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  • Motovac firm gives back

     Residents of Mathangwane in conjunction with a backing investor have earmarked the month

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  • Parliament works cordially with Ntlo ya Dikgosi

    Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Gladys Kokorwe, says Parliament and Ntlo ya Dikgosi

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  • PSP awards Malaka Primary School performers

    Permanent Secretary to the President (PSP), Mr Carter Morupisi, has rewarded Malaka Primary School

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  • Morupule mine builds classroom

    Assistant minister for Presidential affairs and Public Administration, Mr Dikgang Makgalemele,  has  commended Morupule

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  • Gasethebe finds love in Jazz

    Tom Gasethebe has found his love in jazz music after his trial with dance hall

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  • Education ministry to rationalise institutions

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development is undertaking an exercise to rationalise tertiary

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  • Boshwaen is IASP Africa Division president

    The chief executive officer of Botswana Innovation Hub, Mr Alan Boshwaen has been elected

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  • NGOs must adhere to guiding principles

    Minister of Labour and Home Affairs, Mr Edwin Batshu, has called upon the Non-Governmental

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  • Govt to increase electricity reticulation

    Residents of Masukwane in the North East District have been assured of government’s commitment

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  • Women volleyball teams plead for support

    Some women volleyball coaches believe that the ladies games need be promoted and marketed to

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  • Police department donates to Ngware primary

    The Forensic Science Services department of the Botswana Police Service on Friday donated uniforms

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  • IGCSE top achiever motivates peers

    Excellence is achieved through hard work and determination. 

    Seikaego Mmereki, a young

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  • Toteng wants more

    Residents of Toteng in the North East District have appealed to government to bring

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  • Fathers who mentor their children’s talents

     It is not common to see fathers coaching their own children in sports, however,

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  • Van Der Westhuizen encourages wise spending

    Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Frans Van Der Westhuizen has

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  • Scabies outbreak hits Hunhukwe RADS Hostels

    Hukuntsi Sub District Chairperson ,Ms Gobatlhwamang Tlhage has indicated that there is currently out

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  • Support children’s education - Seretse

    The Member of Parliament for Lentsweletau/Mmopane constituency, Mr Vincent Seretse has called upon all

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  • FNBB Foundation donates school shoes

    The Minister of Education and skills Development, Dr Unity Dow, has praised First National

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  • Stanbic Bank donates

    Members of the Stanbic Bank human capital team donated school stationery, school bags and

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  • Utilise government programmes - Makgalemele

    Residents of Kgomodiatshaba in Mochudi West have been encouraged to make use of government

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  • Kgosi calls for wildlife protection

    Kgosi Joseph Ramaditse of Sepako in the Nata/Gweta constituency has proposed that authorities should visit

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  • Ditlhabi praises teachers

    An independent human resource professional from LeadEx Consulting, Mr Bernard Ditlhabi has implored teachers

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  • Security personnel training needs-based

    The permanent secretary in the Ministry of Defence, Justice and Security, Ms Segakweng Tsiane says

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  • Botswana , China relations strong

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi says the relationship

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  • Govt resolute on ending abject poverty

    Government is determined to end extreme poverty by December 2017.Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs

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  • Botswana , China relations strong

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi says the relationship

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  • Make litter useful - Mokgware

    Environmental care should not be about collecting litter to dispose it but rather making

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  • BOCAIP officer hails TB-HIV mobilisers

    Botswana Christian AIDS Intervention Programme (BOCAIP) program officer, Ms Mpho Fane, has hailed the

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  • Company obtained land from dikgosi - PS

    Acting permanent secretary in the Ministry of Lands and Housing, Mr Bareng Malatsi says

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  • Tshobowe triumphs over adversity

     Forty-nine year old, Ms Mmamphaki Tshobowe’s life took a dramatic turn when she was handed

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  • Govt struggles to recover loans

    Government is struggling to recover money loaned   to tertiary students, principal publicity officer

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  • Competitiveness key for teaching profession

    Teachers, on Friday, celebrated their day in recognition of the key role they play

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  • Machacha’s book to assist youth introspect

    The mayor of Francistown, Sylvia Muzila, has commended Lesego Machacha (34) for playing a role

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  • Public education on programmes key

    South East District Council chairperson, Mr Phenyo Segokgo says residents should expect declined quality

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  • Initiative delivers 600th house

    The sleepy village of Sojwe became alive with hope as cabinet members  including the

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  • Tshekedi KSC Book Launch

    Deputy permanent secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism Felix Monggae has

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  • Orange to award technology start-ups

    Orange will award technology start-ups through its Orange Social Venture Prize launched across 21 Orange

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  • Parents, teachers partnership essential for education

    Parents have been implored to play a role in their children’s education. Giving a motivational

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  • Dingalo new HRDC chief executive officer

    The new HRDC chief executive officer, Dr Raphael Dingalo says he is honoured and privileged

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  • Rural areas to be given priority in NDP 11

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Fidelis Molao said his ministry will

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  • Familiarise yourselves with Presidential Pledge Card- PSP

    Public officers are encouraged to familiarise themselves with the Presidential Pledge Card and work tirelessly

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  • Youngster reaches out to peers through music

    Marato Modisaotsile is a youngster on a league of his own. At a mere age

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  • Libraries key to information literacy

    African library project coordinator for Botswana, Ms Olga Tsimanyane, says library facilities are critical in

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  • Molutsi oasis of knowledge

    Minister of Education and Skills Development says the outgoing Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) chhief

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  • CIPA relocates offices

    Companies and Intellectual Property Authority (CIPA) chief executive officer Mr Paul Masena says the

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  • Women football key for development

    Football is traditionally associated with masculinity and in other societies, it is considered inappropriate for

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  • Competition promotes culture

    President's Day competitions have played a major role in promoting culture, diversifying economy and creating

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  • Makgalemele hails church

    Churches have played a pivotal role in building Botswana and continue to do so even

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  • Celebrate unity in diversity - Tsogwane

    Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Mr Slumber Tsogwane has implored Malatswai residents to

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  • Action to be taken against underperforming school heads

    Underperforming school heads will be shown the door, Assistant Minister of Education and skills Development,

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  • SMMEs show growth in Southern District

    Entrepreneurship within small, medium and micro sections of the economy has shown growth in

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  • Academic excellence requires unity

    Jwaneng mayor, Mr Tsietsi Odira-Kwenje, has urged parents to actively participate in their children’s

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  • Trade fair key opens avenues

    Chief judge at the Botswana Business Northern Trade Fair, Mr Dominique Raguin, has advised

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  • Official urges educators to restore public confidence

    Educators in the Kgatleng region have been urged to position Kgatleng regional operations on edge

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  • Goya launches ESP projects

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development recently launched the first Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP)

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  • Hardwork pays for Mannathoko

    Marketing manager for Vivo Energy in Botswana, Ms Naledi Wagamang says sacrifice, discipline and hardwork

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  • FNBB donates shoes to Manaledi students

    First National Bank of Botswana (FNBB) Foundation recently donated 48 pairs of shoes to Manaledi

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  • Macheng hostels need urgent attention-Mmusi

    Kweneng district commissioner, Dr Temba Mmusi says he will plead with the business community to

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  • Good education government priority

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraela Goya has emphasised government’s commitment

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  • Women in farming promotes agribusiness

    Women in the farming industry have hailed the Women in Farming Expo saying it gave

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  • Flea market helps grow businesses

    Business advisor from Serowe Local Enterprise Authority (LEA), Ms Onalenna Makwati, has called on entrepreneurs

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  • Economy needs all on board

    Mayor of Francistown, Ms Sylvia Muzila, has undescored the need to have strong relations between

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  • Autlwetse commends good performers

    Assistant Minister of Agriculture, Mr Kgotla Autlwetse has commended employees within his ministry and parastals

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  • Hunt for beauty queen starts in earnest

    A total of 12 contestants auditioned for Miss Botswana beauty pageant in Francistown on May

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  • Exemplary leadership good for BDP growth

    Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) members in Bobonong constituency have been urged to display exemplary leadership

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  • Tshireletso warns contractors

    Government will be putting an eye on contractors engaged under the Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP)

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  • Parents,teachers partnership essential for learning

     

    The Assistant

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  • Simon the labourer turns photographer

    Gorata Simon (25) of Kazungula did not give up when he could not continue

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  • Paper for Africa awards best achievers

    After pledging its support to award best achieving and assist low achieving primary schools

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  • Tourism company commits to developing villages

    Limpopo Lepadi Game and Wilderness Reserve is committed to help the government of Botswana

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  • Exercise can strengthen children from tender age

    The Department of Social and Welfare Community Development (S&CD), through Home Economics division in

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  • Flamboyant Entertainment donates

    Sixteen students of Khurumela Primary School in Palapye received new uniform from Flamboyant Entertainment

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  • PS wants attention to basic education

    Permanent secretary in the Ministry of Education Dr Theophilus Mooko has said there is

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  • Unity essential in HIV/AIDS fight

    As the country is doing its best to fight

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  • Play role in children education-Goya

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya says rising number of

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  • Goya appreciates Ovaherero traditional authority

    Assistant Minister for Education and Skills Development Mr Moiseraele Goya has appreciated a donation

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  • Education crucial in information age

    Kgosi Seate Marumo of Moshana has urged young Batswana to take advantage of the

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  • Makgalemele applauds selflessness

    The Acting Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Dikgang Makgalemele has commended

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  • FNBB foundation makes difference

    First National Bank Botswana (FNBB) Foundation has donated about P1. 1 million  to the

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  • Botswana hails EU

    Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has commended the European Union (EU) for

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  • Leaders relax with Watanabe

     It is not every day that one finds Botswana’s leadership congregated in one place,

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  • Poloka gets new building

    President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has implored Poloka residents in the Shoshong

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  • BCC celebrates golden jubilee

    Botswana Council of Churches (BCC) has since its establishment continued to promote church unity. 

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  • Dow calls for accreditation of programmes

    Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow, has urged education and training

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  • Knowledge systems policy in offing

    Botswana is in the process of developing an Indigenous Knowledge Systems Policy as a

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  • FNBB donates to Moralane

    Children are what this country needs to move forward and parents need to know

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  • Ministry hopes to restore quality in education

     

    The Assistant

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  • Orange innovation competition begins

    Orange Botswana has launched the annual Orange Social Venture Prize competition scheduled to run

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  • Selato sees beyond waste

    Phetogo Selato, a 32-year-old man of Seolwane in the Tswapong area has found a

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  • Former Ms RADP turns social worker

    Miss RADP, an initiative aimed at promoting inclusiveness of young women in the mainstream

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  • Orapa Classic Cycling Challenge this weekend

    With their event dubbed “Bikes for Education”, the Orapa Cycling club will on Sunday

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  • Parents central in education system

    The full and active participation of parents has been described as central to efforts

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  • Dow advises on consistency in punishment

    Minister of Education and Skills Development (MoESD) Dr Unity Dow says it is crucial

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  • Saddle making sustains Hengari

    Without any formal education nor training, even in the midst of poverty and abysmal

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  • Phaladi motivates students

    A philanthropist Ms Gogontlejang Phaladi, has advised Motswasele Secondary School Form three students not

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  • Moeng College needs facelift-school head

    Moeng College school head, Mr Abram Thapedi says his school needs a complete facelift

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  • Student pregnancies worry ministry

    Minister of Education and Skills Development (MoESD) Dr Unity Dow says it is crucial

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  • Madikwe students walk against alcohol,drugs

    Alcohol and drugs continues to be a worrisome issue among the youth and especially

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  • Company donates to students with disabilities

    Laurelton Diamonds Botswana has donated equipment to University of Botswana (UB) disability services unit.

    Laurelton Diamonds

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  • Defilement national , human right concern

    Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) women’s wing chairperson, Ms Dorcas Makgato, says they look at issues

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  • Majwe Mining supports teen club

    Majwe Mining Joint Venture, together with its sub-contractors BME and Komatsu, has once again risen

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  • Setshedi makes living through art, crafts

     The world is filled with exquisite artworks which are the creativity and innovation of

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  • Society of intensive, critical care medicine launches

    The formation of Botswana Society of Intensive and critical Care Medicine(BSICCM) has been long

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  • Football players participation in elections vital for democracy

    Participation of football players and other sports persons in elections is vital in promoting democracy,

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  • Tshireletso happy at council performance

    The Rural Area Dwellers Programme (RADP) and other government programmes intended for poverty eradication

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  • Restructuring underway to suit market needs

    Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) acting chief executive officer, Dr Patrick Molutsi says they

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  • Knowledge sharing ideal for business growth

    Takatokwane MP, Mr Ngaka Ngaka, has encouraged farmers in the Letlhakeng Sub-district to share

    read more »

  • BAMB takes farmers to international grain show

    Being a major player in ensuring the sustainability of arable farming in Botswana through

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  • School head decries student pregnancies

     Matshekge Senior Secondary School head, Mr Babuluki Bajiti, says teenage pregnancy and poor performance

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  • MSS81 organise sport coaching day

    Former students of Molefi Secondary School who completed their Cambridge in 1981 (MSS81) organised

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  • Kalahari challenge returns

    Gem Diamonds Kalahari Challenge MTB is expected to attract over 300 mountain bike riders

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  • Moshupa pageant raises awareness

    Moshupa Senior Secondary School hosted a pregnancy awareness pageant over the weekend.

    The event

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  • Shortage of resources hamper service delivery

     Councillor for Moshaweng in the Letlhakeng Sub-district, Mr Rutang Rasega, says shortage of office

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  • Bible society serves all churches

    Bible Society Botswana serves all churches and the nation with

    Mr Boss Tsheko, a

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  • Defilement allegations worry BDP

    Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) women’s wing will meet and discuss ‘extensively’ regarding allegations of

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  • Teachers, parents partnership makes Maposa primary tick

    Maposa Primary School is not just an ordinary school, it has been named after

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  • Financial independence good for women

    Women from all walks of life over the weekend celebrated Mother’s Day in style

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  • Teenage pregnancy nightmare

     The high rate of teenage pregnancy in schools in Bobirwa is a cause for

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  • Ex-convicts climb entrepreneurial ladder

     It took several years in jail for Messrs Mompati Raditedu and Mpho Mabe to

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  • SADC member states discuss labour issues

    Permanent secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs, Ms Pearl Ramokoka has

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  • STDs cases surge in Kgalagadi South

    The Tsabong Primary Hospital principal registered nurse has urged residents of Tsabong and surrounding

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  • Education vital for informed decisions

    An Informed and educated citizen can make better and responsible decisions in life, says

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  • BDF recruits donate to Lesoma primary

    Botswana Defence Force (BDF) recruits, over the weekend, donated 10 computers and two printers

    read more »

  • Morupisi commends workers

    Malaka village has benefitted immensely from services provided by the government, says Permanent Secretary

    read more »

  • Market days create opportunities

    Market days are intended to give business owners the opportunity to interact and market

    read more »

  • Inclusiveness of people with disabilities key - Makgalemele

    Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Dikgang Makgalemele has implored

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  • World Group of Companies donate to Gojwane primary

    Assistant Minister of Agriculture, Mr Kgotla Autlwetse has commended The World Group of

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  • COSASSA team ready for battle

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development (MoESD), Moiseraele Goya has implored the

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  • Goya commends BOPSSA

    Botswana Primary Schools Sports Association (BOPSSA) has donated a three-roomed house to the Matenge

    read more »

  • New Junior secondary school opens in Maun

    A new and fifth Junior Secondary School, Maitlamo situated at Disana ward in Maun,

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  • Nthaile pleads with teachers not to abandon children

     

    Member of Parliament

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  • BIHL shows benevolence

    Kgosi Kagiso Gaofiwe of Kgwatlheng ward in Kanye has applauded Botswana Insurance Holdings Limited

    read more »

  • Bracket B BOTESSA winners

    Bracket B are this year’s Botswana Tertiary Student Sports Association (BOTESSA) athletics national champions.

    Bracket B,

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  • Affirmative policy not forever- Tshireletso

    The Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Ms Botlogile Tshireletso has informed the

    read more »

  • Former Matsha students get vocational skills

    Survivors of the Matsha Senior Secondary School tragic accident that claimed nine lives last November

    read more »

  • Bakwena calls it a day

    The Ombudsman, Ms Festinah Bakwena, has retired from public service after four years at

    read more »

  • Government committed to women, girls empowerment

    Minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology, Mr Nonofo Molefhi, says government is committed to

    read more »

  • Govt pre-schools close education gap

    Standard one has been an uphill battle for some pupils who never enrolled for

    read more »

  • Govt committed to job creation - Goya

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya said government is

    read more »

  • Moipisi commends Ncaang Primary School

    Kgalagadi North Member of Parliament, Mr Itumeleng Moipisi has commended Ncaang Primary School for

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  • Foundation awards graduates

    Nineteen students have been awarded scholarships to pursue masters degree programmes in different disciplines

    read more »

  • Selepeng commends public officers

    Public officers have been urged to adopt positive work ethics to celebrate and be

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  • Knowledge based economy sustainable investment

    For the country to realise meaningful development, it needs skilled personnel who can compete

    read more »

  • Omang key to access government programmes

    Minister of Labour and Home Affairs, Mr Edwin Batshu, has advised residents of Makgaba

    read more »

  • UB hosts athletics national champs

    UB rubber athletics track will be torn in pieces  on Saturday when athletes from

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  • College trains community

    Byte Size College has offered 15 scholarships to various churches and the elderly in

    read more »

  • Kumakwane welcomes ESP

    Residents of Kumakwane  have welcomed proposed development projects under the Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP).

    read more »

  • Khama hails Limkokwing

    President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has hailed Limkokwing University of Creative

    read more »

  • Dedication, zeal recipe for quality service

    Public servants have been urged to work hard to deliver quality service to citizens

    read more »

  • Dignity announces pads beneficiaries

    Dignity Foundation Trust’s first beneficiary of sanitary pads in 2016 is Moses Mengwe JSS

    read more »

  • Education fundamental right

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development Mr Moiseraele Goya says the government

    read more »

  • Kubung, Lesilakgokong primary schools receive 30 bicycles

    The Minister of Transport and Communication Mr Tshenolo Mabeo has received 20 bicycles valued

    read more »

  • African Library Project empowers students

    The African Library Project plays a pivotal role in imparting essential skills that contribute to

    read more »

  • Roving torch unites nation

    Member of Parliament for Bobonong constituency says the roving torch that marks 50  years

    read more »

  • Dutlwe primary celebrates excellence

     The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development , Mr Moiseraele Goya said there

    read more »

  • African Library Project sheds light

    The African Library Project plays a pivotal role in imparting essential skills that contribute

    read more »

  • Cheshire Foundation opens Palapye centre

    Former vice president, Dr Ponatshego Kedikilwe opened the Cheshire Foundation regional centre in Palapye

    read more »

  • Ministry launches ESP in Phikwe

    The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (LGRD) launched the Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP)

    read more »

  • Partners help develop Botswana

    Botswana’s international partners such as the European Union (EU) have made it possible for

    read more »

  • Babinaki: Retired servant of note

    Sempe Bakinaki is by far a patriot and a master of his own

    read more »

  • Tsogwane to perform ESP ground breaking

    As the Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP) roll out gains momentum, yet another ground breaking of

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  • Target 20 000 on course

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development project of Target 20 000 is progressing

    read more »

  • Trust embarks on fitness, endurance challenge

    Tshwaragano Adventure Trust has embarked on a fitness and endurance expedition called Shakawe-Gaborone Challenge.

    Trust members

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  • Discpline , behaviour change key to fighting HIV/AIDS

    The Minister of Infrastructure Science and Technology, Mr Nonofho Molefhi says discipline and behaviour

    read more »

  • BOT50 presents business opportunities

    As preparations for Botswana’s upcoming golden jubilee independence celebration continues to gain momentum, this also

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  • BISA prepares for Namibia meet

    The Botswana Integrated Sports Association (BISA) officially held its athletics finals in Francistown over the

    read more »

  • Seretse rekindles enthusiasm among pupils

    A sense of hope and enthusiasm was rekindled among pupils and teachers at Gakuto Primary

    read more »

  • Tsogwane applauds Japanese Embassy

    The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Slumber Tsogwane has applauded the Japanese

    read more »

  • Target 20 000 to address skills mismatch

    Target 20 000 is born to address skills mismatch and to produce job ready graduates,

    read more »

  • NGOs partner for condom distribution

    The Ngamiland Council of NGOs (NCONGO) and Botswana Family Welfare Association (BOFWA) are planning to

    read more »

  • Leadership cuts across sectors

    Leadership is a holistic spectrum, which arises from superior mental energies and motivational forces perceived

    read more »

  • Debswana trains teachers

    Debswana Diamond Company has trained 23 school leaders on a supervisory development programme (SDP)

    read more »

  • Jwaneng mine refurbishes learning facilities

    As part of its commitment to promote research and reading among learners, the Jwaneng diamond

    read more »

  • Lobatse abbatoir closes indefinitely

    Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) in Lobatse has been closed indefinitely pending the assessment of the

    read more »

  • Guidance and counselling programme essential for learners

     Giving students knowledge, life skills and motivation to achieve their personal best in life is

    read more »

  • Tertiary sponsorship under review

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development informs prospective students and the public that the

    read more »

  • Woman earn living through catering

    Government initiatives continue to play a vital role in changing lives of Batswana by empowering

    read more »

  • Matsosa Ngwao: Keepers of Bakwena history

    Matsosa Ngwao regiment is a strong supporter of Kgosi Sechele I Museum, one of the

    read more »

  • Candidates to pay exam fees through Orange Money

    Long queues and possible delays in examination registration will soon to be a thing of

    read more »

  • Ramotshegwa survive through tyre service

    With the unemployment rate increasing day by day, some youngsters opt for self-employment. Mr Modiakgotla

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  • Jwaneng schools celebrate education pillar

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development has achieved a lot by ensuring that  education

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  • Poetry awards April 30

    Motlhaolosa Poetry Ensemble in partnership with Limkokwing University will hold Setswana Poetry Awards on April

    read more »

  • Royal Moscow stuns audience

    Specialists of the ballet art, The Royal Moscow renowned stars, recently brought the ballet enthusiasts

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  • Senamolela readies for President Competitions

    After scooping best position in ceramics in Thapong Artist of the year competition held last

    read more »

  • Bomaid roots for natural birth

    Bomaid has recently revealed their improved maternity benefits and also unveiled its revamped Bombaby logo.  

    read more »

  • Nkange lines up for developement

    The Minister of Labour and Home Affairs Mr Edwin Batshu has said his Nkange constituency

    read more »

  • Disadvantaged background not barrier

    By Mareledi Makolo
    Ngwaketse Junior Secondary School students have been urged to focus on their

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  • Desert Bush Walk bigger, better

    The organiser of the Desert Bush Walk, Archibald Ngakaagae says this year’s edition, scheduled for

    read more »

  • Botswana has reasons to celebrate

    The Judge President of the Industrial Court of Botswana, Judge Tebogo Maruping says leaning is

    read more »

  • Service centre closes gap

    Nata is not only known  for  a number of tourists attractions and being the stop-over

    read more »

  • Judicial officers share notes

    Promoting the rule of law and equal access to justice has become an international value

    read more »

  • Olopeng wants train stop over at Shashe

    MP for Tonota, Mr Thapelo Olopeng, says he has raised a concern with the Minister

    read more »

  • Entry into Gaborone Game Reserve through pre-arranged booking

    In a bid to ensure that Gaborone Game Reserve serves its intended environmental education purpose

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  • Shares open opportunities

    The Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL) has started trading on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE)

    read more »

  • Chakalisa calls for unity

    The secretary of Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) in the Bobirwa, Mmadinare and Selebi Phikwe (BOMASE)

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  • Inquiry based science education solution

    Botswana University of Science and Technology (BUIST) has launched an inquiry based science education pilot

    read more »

  • Masire describes music as food for soul

    Botswana’s second president, Sir Ketumile Masire says music is food for the soul hence the

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  • Lobatse Town Council develops roadmap

    Lobatse mayor, Ms Malebogo Kruger says the town council has developed a roadmap in its

    read more »

  • Late Matsha student laid to rest

    Mourners this Sunday laid to rest Olebogeng Ngakayagae, the ninth casualty in the tragic Matsha

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  • ‘Help graduates pursue career path’

    Organisations have been urged to help graduates in pursuing their career path by allowing them

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  • De Beers, MoESD partner

    De Beers Group of Companies in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Skills Development

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  • University resourceful to agriculture sector

    The Minister of Agriculture, Mr Patrick Ralotsia says Botswana University of Agricultural and Natural Resources

    read more »

  • Sustainable development critical to economy

    The Minister of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism Mr Tshekedi Khama has advised that the effect

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  • Kgatleng District Council provides 65 seater bus to transport pupils

    Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Ms Botlogile Tshireletso has informed Parliament that

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  • Kagisano Centre gives hope to abused

    Painful experiences often leave behind permanent wounds in any individual’s life. More often than not,

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  • Ngande survives by sculpting artwork

    Unlike other youth, after not doing well in form five examinations in 2010, Mpho Ngande

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  • Samokgotho finds solace in segwaragwara

    Gabatolwe Samokgotho’s life is a journey of many tales; the sun will set even when

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  • Drugs, alcohol destructive

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development Mr Moiseraele Goya has said youth are

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  • Chinese Studies Programme in place

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development Mr Fidelis Molao has told Parliament that the

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  • Student allowances out Tuesday

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development informs all students enrolled for Target 20 000

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  • PSP introduces letter to employees

    The Private Secretary to the President (PSP) has introduced an initiative aimed at apprising government

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  • Ministry rewards performing educationists

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraela Goya, says his ministry rewards high

    read more »

  • Drug enforcement strategy in place

    The Botswana Police Service (BPS) has formulated a drug enforcement strategy as a measure to

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  • Hildah Mampane raring to go on

    Reverend Hildah Mampane has been a member of Assemblies of God church from 1963.

    She has

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  • DPS welcomes donations to charitable fund

    The President’s Charitable Fund has spent over P2 million in facilitating various activities in its

    read more »

  • NBFIRA bill wins support

    The Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority Bill, which is in the second reading stage in

    read more »

  • Barclays bank launches education plan

    With education having taken centre stage in recent months and years in Botswana, Barclays Bank

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  • Investors to boost Lobatse economy

    Lobatse mayor, Ms Malebogo Kruger says she is hopeful that the setting up of  manufacturing

    read more »

  • Khama welcomes India envoy

    President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama, yesterday, received letters of credence from the

    read more »

  • Botswana makes progess in MDGs

    Botswana has made commendable progress during the 15 years of implementation of the Millennium Development

    read more »

  • Minister withdraws BEC Amendment Bill

    The Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow has withdrawn the Botswana Examinations

    read more »

  • Life after rebellious youth

    It is not always about how you start, but how you finish will determine the

    read more »

  • Motswana student makes mark in US

    Mr Seabelo ‘Chabo’  John (20) is slowly carving a name for himself. 

    He has designed an

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  • Council process knowledge vital

    The public has been urged to familiarise themselves with their local council committees as they

    read more »

  • Educating children on HIV/AIDS essential

    Providing children with information on HIV/AIDS is another way of engaging them in the fight

    read more »

  • Journo motivates Highridge students

    Botswana Press Agency journalist, Ms Calviniah Kgautlhe, says it is critical to realise one’s potential

    read more »

  • P–Mag turns to edutainment

    As a musician of repute who has endeared himself to Batswana through his music, Pule

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  • Mosadi o akgola maiteko a go tsosolosa ngwao

    Kgosi Mosadi wa Balete, a re   go gatisiwa  ga  molawana o o tlotlomatsang ngwao

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  • Engage in projects - Autlwetse

    Assistant Minister of Agriculture, Mr Kgotla Autlwetse has urged the youth to utilise government programmes

    read more »

  • Nthomang advocates for volunteerism

    Batswana have been urged to embrace the spirit of volunteerism and make a contribution in

    read more »

  • Molao urges men to complement women

    The Member of Parliament for Shashe West, Mr Fidelis Molao says men should complement women

    read more »

  • Envoys present letters of credence to President Khama

    Ambassadors of  Uruguay and South Sudan as well as the Australian High Commissioner last Thursday

    read more »

  • Nation embraces ESP-Khama

    President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama says the Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP) has

    read more »

  • Children’s voice important

    United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) representative in Botswana, Ms Julianna Lindsey, has hailed the

    read more »

  • Ministry of Defence staff lecture pupils on human trafficking

    Crime traverses international boundaries and presents challenges to addressing criminal activities, says the deputy manager

    read more »

  • GCC councillors call for changes in education system

    Gaborone City Council has called for the inclusion of morality issues in the educational system

    read more »

  • Hard work recipe for success

    Kanye Administrative Authority chairperson, Mr Tlhomamo Dibeela has urged students to take their academic work

    read more »

  • Invigilation of exams teachers role

    The Member of Parliament (MP) for Gaborone South, Mr Kagiso Molatlhegi says it was

    read more »

  • Adult education aids passionate baker

    Passion, zeal and empowerment are the best recipes for success.This is the phrase that best

    read more »

  • Directive informs sponsorship outsourcing

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Fidelis Molao, says his ministry is informed

    read more »

  • MPs debate examinations council bill

    Some Members of Parliament (MPs) have expressed mixed feelings towards amendment of the Botswana Examination

    read more »

  • State president ministry introspects

    The Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Dikgang Makgalemele, has urged senior

    read more »

  • HRDC, Ghanzi Brigade Signs MoU

    Liberating the mind is the best way to eradicate   poverty, says the acting chief

    read more »

  • Civic leader pens maths book

    It is not common to have a civic leader of a youthful age undertake the

    read more »

  • Envoys to fortify relations

     

    Ambassadors from Cote D’Ivoire and Guinea as well as Jamaica High Commissioner presented their letters

    read more »

  • Play fest to be bigger, better

     

    With Botswana set to celebrate 50 years of independence and the whole country looking to

    read more »

  • Minister tables BEC amendment Bill

    The Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow, has tabled a Bill

    read more »

  • Baboons damage school property

    The Minister of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism, Mr Tshekedi Khama says he is aware that

    read more »

  • Cheshire foundation catches them young

    The adage that the earlist bird catches the fattest worm was the motivation for the

    read more »

  • UN approves framework for SDGs monitoring

    The United Nations Statistical Commission has approved an indicator framework comprising of 230 indicators for

    read more »

  • Enhance DCEC’s independence

    The Member of Parliament for Selebi Phikwe West, Mr Dithapelo Keorapetse says there is need

    read more »

  • Stop employing illegal immigrants

    The Minister of Labour and Home Affairs, Mr Edwin Batshu has cautioned Batswana against employing

    read more »

  • Ritungee aims to restore Herero culture

    The chairperson of Ritungee Cultural Association, Ezekiel Orman says the association is working towards resuscitating

    read more »

  • Vision 2036 draft due next Parliament sitting

    Nationwide consultations for Vision 2036 are ongoing and the Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public

    read more »

  • Btv, Radio Botswana employ freelance newsreaders

    Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Dikgang Makgalemele says Botswana Television (Btv)

    read more »

  • Traffic lights serve purpose

    The Ministry of Transport and Communications has installed traffic lights at Bokaa junction to regulate

    read more »

  • Ministry donates to students

    The Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism in collaboration with Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO) held

    read more »

  • FNBB donates to Masupe Primary School

    First National Bank of Botswana Foundation has donated a quantum mini bus to Masupe Primary

    read more »

  • Home Economics instils self-reliance

    Home Economics is a multi-faceted subject that covers a wide range of components such

    read more »

  • Foundation brings hope to Maokane

    Cheshire Foundation executive director, Mr Billy Masebola, says early child development can help bring

    read more »

  • IEC intensifies voter education

    Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), principal elections officer, Ms Mavis Mukungu says her organisation is working

    read more »

  • Botswana, China relations excellent

    Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi, says the relationship between Botswana

    read more »

  • Efforts underway to control elephants movement

    Measures are in place to control movement of elephants into people’s fields in the

    read more »

  • Nata service centre operational

    The Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Frans Van Der Westhuizen, ahs

    read more »

  • Gunda’s dream becomes reality

    One youth in business who was funded through the Youth Development Fund (YDF) last year

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  • Supplementary budgets get approval

    Parliament has approved recurrent supplementary budgets for four ministries, including P288 million for the Ministry

    read more »

  • Officials sensitise cllrs on human trafficking

    Human trafficking has been described as the recruitment, transportation, transfer or receiving another person by

    read more »

  • Govt avails P2.2 billion for ESP

    Batswana have been challenged to be innovative in order to benefit from the Economic Stimulus

    read more »

  • Gaborone observes Earth Hour

    Residents of New Naledi and other parts of Gaborone last Saturday came in droves at

    read more »

  • Molao urges non-teaching staff to compliment

    Assistant Minister of  Education and Skills Development, Mr Fedelis Molao has encouraged Okavango sub district

    read more »

  • Women must support each other

    Women in Jwaneng have been encouraged to support each other.

    Speaking during the Jwaneng district women’s

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  • Youth hails leadership initiative programme

    Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) programme has been applauded for giving youth leadership skills.  

    A

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  • Southern region establishes educational initiatives

    The southern region has in the wake of declining results recorded across schools resolved to

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  • VP hails new foundation

    The Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi, has officially launched Boitumelo Foundation, a new charity organisation

    read more »

  • Okavango schools performance improves

    The average performance of the 20 primary schools in the Okavango Sub-district from 2011 to

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  • Pilots benefit from Target 20 000

    Fifteen commercially trained pilots to ever come out of Botswana are set to benefit from

    read more »

  • More than 40 000 buy BTCL shares

    Following the close of Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL) Initial Public Offering (IPO) on March

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  • KDC to benefit from ESP

    Kweneng District Council chairperson, Mr Jeffrey Sibisibi has expressed happiness over the Economic Stimulus Programme

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  • Japan funds West Hanahai pre school

    The Japanese Embassy has granted the Ghanzi District Council US$43 000 (P488 919.69) for the

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  • LEA appoints trainer of Target 20 000 beneficiaries

    The Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) has been appointed a strategic partner to offer training to

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  • BMC increases buying price

    Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) has heeded farmers’ call by increasing buying prices to P23 per

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  • Molao hosts Swedish delegation

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Fedelis Molao, recently hosted a Swedish

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  • Serious crime on increase

    The Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Mr Shaw Kgathi says police statistics show that

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  • Two colleges re-open

    Gaborone Technical College and Francistown College of Technical and Vocational Education will re-open on March

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  • Project equips youth

    Following the advertisement of bridging courses through both private and tertiary institutions in November 2015

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  • Reatile calls on cllrs to be innovative

    Southern District Council chairperson, Mr Mephato Reatile has called on fellow councillors to be innovative

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  • Students motivate others through book

    Women Against Rape (WAR) board chairperson Ms Gladys Modirelabangwe has implored the Ministry of

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  • Khama salutes BOTASH

    President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has commended Botswana Ash (BOTASH) for contributing

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  • Intensify prevention efforts-Mokwena

    The cycle of death and misery brought about by HIV/AIDS can only be broken by

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  • Career clinics help learners make informed decisions

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development Mr Fidelis Molao says good career guidance

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  • Commonwealth encourages sharing of ideas

    Head of the Commonwealth, also patron of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), Queen Elizabeth says

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  • Chippa called to fine tune talent

    People who put in time and energy in the name of extracting talent barely get

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  • FCTVE promotes culture

    The Francistown College of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (FCTVET) has upheld its mandate

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  • Bogosibokae: Great mentor

    Otsetswe Bogosibokae has been described as a great mentor who made an immense contribution towards

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  • Molao returns from Dubai

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Fidelis Molao was expected back yesterday from

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  • Govt to expand BQA mandate

    The government is working on expanding the Botswana Examinations Council’s (BEC) mandate to make it

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  • Borehole donation shot in the arm for MRCB

    Dewet Drilling Company in collaboration with Matsieng Flying Mission and Gaborone Rotary Club has

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  • Advanced fire fighters graduate

    Central District Council's 6th fire graduation class of 33 advanced firefighters trainees from various districts 

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  • MP calls for mini stadiums in Gaborone

    Gaborone North MP, Mr Haskins Nkaigwa, has asked government to build mini stadiums in Gaborone

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  • Scientists,Engineers Without Borders improve lives

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya has launched Scientists and Engineers

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  • Trio lands Japan scholarship

    The Ambassador of Japan to Botswana, Mr Masahiro Onishi has urged three Batswana students who

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  • Community important stakeholders in education

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya has urged school heads to

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  • Regular work out wards off diseases

    International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG) hosted fitness day in celebration of the

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  • Sensitisation of PLWDs vital

    It is important to always take people living with disabilities (PLWDs) on board on issues

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  • Outstanding projects for ESP

    Kgalagadi District Council chairperson, Mr Justice Nkwane, says some of the outstanding projects in the

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  • UK envoy upbeat

    The High Commissioner of the United Kingdom (UK) to Botswana, Ms Katharine Ransome, has presented

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  • Ministry attends to machine situation

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya has told parliament that

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  • Botswana empowers women

    Gender equality is an indispensable part of development, hence the country channelling significant resources for

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  • Botswana upholds women rights

    Botswana is blessed in that the year 2016 is a year in which all will

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  • Music group keeps young people off streets

    A group of 30 unemployed youngsters have formed a Mokomoto and Hosanna group to keep

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  • Maun poet goes international

    Poet, Batshidi Moeti, has praised the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture (MYSC) for making

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  • Democratic youth clubs educate students

    The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has introduced democratic youth clubs in schools to educate students

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  • Molao refutes school bad behaviour reports

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Fidelis Molao says there is no

    read more »

  • Mmusi takes councillors through ESP

    The district commissioner for Kweneng, Dr Temba Mmusi held conference with councilors from Letlhakeng Sub

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  • Education budget receives thumbs up

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development’s over P11. 7 billion budget proposal for the

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  • Education ministry working to turn tide

    The minister of Education and Skills Development Dr Unity Dow has assured Parliament that her

    read more »

  • Legislators approve IEC funds

    The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) budget for the 2016/17 financial year amounting to P70.5 million

    read more »

  • Aliboats stand test of time

    Having started in 1986 in Maun, Aliboats have continued to broaden their horizon and contribute

    read more »

  • Selebi Phikwe records 22 pregnancy cases

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Fidelis Molao has told Parliament that  there

    read more »

  • Lotsane to send 25 students to Scotland

    Lotsane Senior School wants to send 25 students to Scotland next year courtesy of their

    read more »

  • Central region introduces silent dropout programme

    Central region has introduced the silent dropout and action research in schools, Central District Council

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  • Dibotelo challenges employees to leave legacy

    The only way public servants can be remembered upon their retirement is through delivery of

    read more »

  • Athlone turns facilities youth friendly

    Athlone Hospital employees on Friday took their service to the Youth Friendly Service clinic (YFS)

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  • Gender equality remains elusive- UNFPA

    For millions of women and girls around the world, gender equality and the full enjoyment

    read more »

  • Colleges closure remain until further notice

    Gaborone Technical College (GTC) and Francistown College of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (FCTVE)

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  • Van der Westhuizen appeals for support

    For Tsabong Unified Secondary School to succeed, there is need for concerted efforts from students,

    read more »

  • Research centre bridges digital divide

    The National Food Technology Research Centre (NFTRC) is playing a pivotal role in bridging the

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  • Women leaders share notes

     

    The best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a

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  • BOCODOL goes digital

    The Botswana College of Distance and Open Learning (BOCODOL) tertiary education would be students are

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  • UNESCO donates IT equipment

    UNESCO has donated Information Technology (IT) equipment to Maun Technical College.

    The equipment, which comprises of

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  • Motawana embodies portrait art

    In the digital age of the ‘selfie’, when the portrait image maintain its unparalleled power

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  • Councillors want local empowerment act

    Some North West councillors have appealed to the Vision 2036 Presidential Task Team to consider

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  • Creating more job opportunities a challenge - Goya

    The Centre for Business and Secretariat Training (CBST) hosted their second graduation ceremony to bid

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  • Gaolathe calls for robust planning

    The Member of Parliament for Gaborone Bonnington South, Mr Ndaba Gaolathe has urged the Ministry

    read more »

  • Khama calls for youth transformation

    It will take collective efforts to successfully combat crime, poverty and substance abuse, President Lt

    read more »

  • Radio Botswana celebrates anniversary

    Radio Botswana has moved step ahead to mark 50 years of its existence. 

    The 50th anniversary

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  • DJs fight substance abuse in schools

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Moiseraele Goya, says alcohol, drug and substance

    read more »

  • FNBB constructs hostels for Camphill

    The education sector cannot cope without  involvement of development partners, says the Minister of Education

    read more »

  • Orange Group to train women in Africa

    Local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and associations are urged to submit proposals for women’s digital centres.

    A

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  • Teachers to get housing through ESP

    Palapye Secondary School will benefit from the Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP).

    Addressing Palapye Sub-region staff on

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  • Sign stakeholder compact-Molao

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Fidelis Molao has urged parastatals under his

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  • Officers should monitor funds

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Fidelis Molao says there are cases, although

    read more »

  • Project to inspire more artistes

    Apostle Nonofo Mataboge who heads Assemblies of God Church in Maun has released 11- track

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  • Tatitown wants safe, secure nation

    Residents of Tatitown have expressed concern on issues of safety and security in their community

    read more »

  • Poor results worry South East chair

    South East District Council chairperson, Mr Phenyo Segokgo, has expressed concern about schools’ declining performance.

    Addressing

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  • Totolo BIUST head

    Professor Otlogetswe Totolo has been appointed the new vice chancellor for Botswana International University of

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  • Francistown district hospital in NDP 11

    Health  minister, Ms Dorcas Makgato, has told the Francistown full council meeting that a district

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  • Mahupu unified opens next week

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraela Goya has assured residents of Takatokwane

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  • Condom use low in South East

    The high level of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) suggests that there is low condom usage

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  • Proper dressing boosts confidence

    Public servants have been urged to behave and observe their dress code as that will

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  • Botswana alive to children issues

    UNICEF applauds Botswana with progress made in realising children’s rights during Botswana Children’s Month of

    read more »

  • Plan to reduce human induced bush fires

    The North West District has launched a bushfire risk management plan aimed at reducing the

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  • Letlhakane police hosts education activities

    In an effort to engage the public in crime prevention and encourage zero tolerance of

    read more »

  • College of medicine robes students

     Education and training are critical to capacity building, citizen economic empowerment as well as social

    read more »

  • Quality education needs collective efforts

    Ministry of Education Skills and Development’s director of regional operations responsible for Kgatleng District, Mr

    read more »

  • Literacy rate statistics show improvement

    The director of Out of School Education and Training (OSET), Ms Annah Maruatona, says the

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  • Couple testing allows for timely treatment

    Couple testing is critical to fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS as it provides timely treatment

    read more »

  • Botswana targets education hub status

    Botswana is positioning herself to be an Education Hub and produce globally competitive human resource

    As

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  • Vision 2022 projects on track - Muzila

    Mayor of Francistown, Ms Sylvia Muzila says development of Gerald Estate and golf course is

    read more »

  • Education ministry to absorb unemployed

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development last year embarked on Target 20 000 project

    read more »

  • Kedimotse takes pride in Real escapade

    After giving it so much thought, Ramotswa born Katlo Kedimotse decided to follow his heart

    read more »

  • Disaneng secondary opens next term

    The new Disaneng Junior Secondary School is expected to open doors at the beginning of

    read more »

  • Committee aims two medals

    Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) is aiming to win two medals at the 2016 Rio

    read more »

  • Educated, informed nation possible

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraela Goya has said the performance

    read more »

  • Khama meets three envoys

    President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has accepted letters of credence from Croatia,

    read more »

  • Official lauds govt for investing in education

    Vision 2016 director of monitoring and evaluation, Dr Pelotshweu Moepeng has told the ongoing Educated

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  • BTCL IPO on Track

    Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL) managing director, Mr Paul Taylor says progress has been made

    read more »

  • Police intensify crime prevention efforts

    Moshupa Police Station Commander Supt Onneetse Gagogosha says they experienced a decline in crime rate

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  • Prayer answer to Satanism - Goya

    The effective solution to satanic fellowship that have befell some schools across the country is

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  • Inmates beg for pardon

    By Kabo Keaketswe 

     

    President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama on Saturday February 27 visited

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  • Palisade fence not provided at schools

    Sekgoma and Etsha Junior Secondary Schools have not been provided with palisade fence due to

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  • Venson-Moitoi requests over P31m for foreign affairs

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi has requested Parliament to

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  • Tsabong school opens March 8

    Parents in Tsabong have been urged to take responsibility of their children’s education by working

    read more »

  • Gadifele clinches Miss RADP title

    Matshidiso Gadifele of D’kar in the Ghanzi District is the new Miss Remote Area Development

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  • Govt invests in education,skills development

    Vision 2016 director of monitoring and evaluation, Dr Pelotshweu Moepeng, has told the on-going Educated

    read more »

  • Batswana keen on BTCL shares

    Communication and public education manager of the Botswana Telecommunication Corporation Limited (BTCL) Mr Mogege Mosikare

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  • Lady Khama trust donates

    The Lady Khama Charitable Trust (LKCT) has donated a school bus to Masupe Primary School

    read more »

  • Mayor urges cllrs to help monitor projects

    The mayor of Selebi Phikwe, Mr Amogelang Mojuta, has called on councillors to assist in

    read more »

  • P400 million for Good Hope – Mabule

    Good Hope – Mabule Sub-district Council chairperson, Ms Maobene Molefhe says the sub district has

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  • BotswanaPost improves services

    Mahalapye Sub Council chairperson, Mr Tassman Cebani says BotswanaPost has introduced ward payments on all

    read more »

  • Parliament approves MFDP budget

    Parliament has approved the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning proposed budget for the 2016/17

    read more »

  • Master mind group concept ideal

    A renowned leadership coach and inspirational speaker, Ms Hanna Lecha, has urged business projects owners

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  • LIMID drills 204 boreholes

    About 204 boreholes out of 423 approved applications were drilled through the Livestock Management and

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  • Displaced children battle to learn in Darfur

    Abuobeida Ali was a toddler when militiamen stormed his village in Sudan's Darfur in 2003,

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  • Africa awards beckon

    Batswana entrepreneurs have been encouraged to take advantage of the African Entrepreneurship Award (AEA) which

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  • Morupisi rallies officers

    The Permanent Secretary to the President, Mr Carter Morupisi , says through a united force, 

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  • BEC releases BGCSE results

    The Botswana Examination Council (BEC) has released the 2015 Botswana General Certificate for Secondary Education

    read more »

  • Officer urges scouts to use programmes

    Boteti Afro Scouts should make use of government initiatives to better members’ lives. 

    Head of programmes

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  • Park plan to inform requirements

    The Maun Wildlife Educational Park was initially closed in 2011 due to high floods that

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  • Sensitise children on clean environment

    Francistown City deputy mayor, Councillor Lechedzani Modenga says as issues of littering continue to be

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  • Khubamang appreciates support

    Scud Missile Promotions director, Mr Thuso Khubamang says he appreciates the support that all stakeholders

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  • Education ministry launches multi grade curriculum  

    The multi-grade education seeks to increase accessibility for the disadvantaged children.

    Addressing stakeholders at the multi-grade

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  • Resource centres assist pupils

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraela Goya says his ministry is aware

    read more »

  • Budget speech proves govt’s accountability

    Member of Parliament for Palapye, Mr Moiseraele Goya, says the budget speech gives people an

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  • Parliament approves dikgosi motion

    Parliament has approved a motion that called for improvement of conditions of service for dikgosi.

    Francistown

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  • Solomon joins BDP

    The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) 2014 parliamentary candidate for Mahalapye West, Mr Mmika Solomon

    read more »

  • Kgathi defends his ministry’s budget

    Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Mr Shaw Kgathi says the P3.59 billion development budget

    read more »

  • Three netballers net elite scholarship

    Three netball players have been given an opportunity to go for further studies through the

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  • Quantum leap for designers

    Fashion designers might soon be able to sell their products in chain stores across the

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  • PSP redeploys senior public officers

    Permanent Secretary to the President, Mr Carter Morupisi,  has announced redeployment of some senior public

    read more »

  • Tsheboeng takes Vision 2036 to Serowe

    Scores of people who thronged Serowe main kgotla on Tuesday envision Botswana to be a

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  • Ministry completes Form four placement process

    Selection process for the 2016 form four placement has been completed, Ministry of Education and

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  • No constitutional change for Khama

    Government has dismissed as false claims that the country’s Constitution was amended to allow the

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  • Takatokwane unified school ready next month

    The unified secondary school at Takatokwane in the Letlhakeng Sub-district is expected to be ready

    read more »

  • Education critical to economic growth-Mhlaudi

    Education is the pillar and contributor to the economy of any country, says former public

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  • Ghanzi District Council receives Japan grant

    The Japanese government, through the Grassroots Human Security Projects Scheme, has granted Ghanzi District Council

    read more »

  • MTC renovates VDC facilities

    Principal education officer for North West Region Ms Didimalang Mmemo has commended Maun Technical College

    read more »

  • MPs continue to deliberate on budget speech

    Member of Parliament for Kgalagadi North, Mr Itumeleng Moipisi has urged other members to educate

    read more »

  • Shegotja Molelo donates to pupils

    Motokwe Primary School pupils recently received physical education attire worth P13 000 from Shegotja Molelo.

    Speaking

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  • Batswana too dependent

    More than half of the adult population in Botswana depends directly on the government for

    read more »

  • Health ministry initiates strategy

    The Ministry of Health (MoH) has initiated a community support strategy (CSS) programme that seeks

    read more »

  • Masisi salutes Salepito

    Former Okavango MP, Mr Bailang Salepito, was a hard working leader who sacrificed his resources

    read more »

  • Eighteen teachers off to Seychelles

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development has sent 18 secondary school teachers to work

    read more »

  • Govt to build more houses under ESP

    President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama says government will build 4481 houses to

    read more »

  • Over P8m spent on boot camps

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Fidelis Molao says over P8.3 million was

    read more »

  • Khama launches ESP

    President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has said Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP) was

    read more »

  • Proximity disadvantages Molepolole businesses

    Molepolole business community has complained that the village’s proximity to the capital city disadvantages many

    read more »

  • BTCL share sales gain momentum

    Thousands of offers have already been made for Botswana’s first ever citizen reserved Initial Public

    read more »

  • Defence ministry deserves funds - MP

    Parliamentarians continue to respond to the 2016/17 budget speech presentation by the Minister of Finance

    read more »

  • Makgalemele visits IDM

    The Assistant Minister for Presidential affairs and Public Administration Mr Dikgang Makgalemele visited IDM College

    read more »

  • Ministry does not condone partisan politics

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya says he is not

    read more »

  • Makgalemele, Batshu refute opposition claims

    Some Members of Parliament have refuted claims by some opposition members that the government’s spending

    read more »

  • Performing arts project launches

    The Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow has said performing arts had

    read more »

  • Lerala Cluster holds Back-to-School

    An organisation of teachers calling itself Lerala Custer over the weekend held an event dubbed

    read more »

  • Ditshego Feeds on His Craft

    It is said that an artist’s world is limitless and can be found anywhere, far

    read more »

  • Expression of interest opening starts

    The opening of Expression of Interests (EOIs) for construction projects under the Economic Stimulus Programme

    read more »

  • BNSC searches for talent

    The Botswana National Sports Council (BNSC) has embarked on a campaign to search for talent

    read more »

  • Organisation embarks on anti-poaching drive

    Captive Eye organisation will embark on anti-poaching campaigns across Boteti to address the effects brought

    read more »

  • Environmental education vital

    A senior wildlife warden, Mr Bonalemong Kwambala, says it is important for people to learn

    read more »

  • Man uses passion for leather to make living

    As people are slowly realizing that one can use their passion to make a living

    read more »

  • Ghanzi senior renovations complete

    Renovations of science laboratories at Ghanzi Senior Secondary School are complete and were handed over

    read more »

  • Ngaka hails programme

    Takatokwane Member of Parliament, Mr Ngaka Ngaka has hailed government programmes intended to improve the

    read more »

  • Policies in place to improve livelihoods

    The government has many good policies and programmes in place and these have been harnessed

    read more »

  • Makgato praises BDP programmes 

    The chairperson of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) women’s wing, Ms Dorcus Makgato has said

    read more »

  • Unite for good sportsmanship

    Regional chairman of Gaborone Football Clubs, Thapelo Otimile, says it is vital for community sporting

    read more »

  • Davonkish shares fun with SOS children

    Davonkish Company employee spent time with SOS children in Tlokweng over the weekend.

    Speaking during the

    read more »

  • DTVET holds mini fair

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development, through the Department of Technical and Vocational Education

    read more »

  • Diamond company donates to deaf

    Diamond Trading Company Botswana (DTC) has donated smart boards and sign language books worth over

    read more »

  • Girls outshine boys

    Girls at junior secondary schools continue to outsmart their male counterparts across all subjects as

    read more »

  • Form Four admissions out February 15

    The selection process for the 2016 Form Four placement process is ongoing and admissions are

    read more »

  • Cuba,Botswana enjoy relations

    Botswana and Cuba have over the years, enjoyed excellent bilateral relations anchored on a strong

    read more »

  • PSP adopts Moroka school

    Permanent Secretary to the President (PSP), Mr Carter Morupisi, is Moroka Primary School’s patron.

    Mr Morupisi

    read more »

  • Minister suggests public schools upgrading

    The Assistant Minster for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Dikgang Makgalemele, says public schools

    read more »

  • Payment of terminal benefits 66 days after contract ends

    Payment of terminal benefits for all employees in the public service, including teachers, is 66

    read more »

  • Ministry to refurbish school

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development intends to refurbish Ghanzi Senior Secondary School, including

    read more »

  • Ghanzi has 70 temporary teachers

    Parliament has been informed that there are 43 primary and 27 secondary school temporary teachers

    read more »

  • Butale for industrial development strategy

    For Botswana to progress, industrialisation needs to be put at the forefront of the national

    read more »

  • Hail, winds storm hits Mabeleapodi

    Hail and winds storm which swept Mabeleapodi village in the early hours of Friday (January

    read more »

  • ESP projections at P2.2 billion

    An estimated P2.2 billion is projected to be spent on the Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP)

    read more »

  • China, US help combat wildlife trafficking

    The United States and Chinese governments have joined forces to help Botswana combat wildlife trafficking.

    Following

    read more »

  • Accident victims receive asistance

    Government, through the Ministry of Education and Skills Development, has come up with an intervention

    read more »

  • Official urges Ghanzi residents to gear up for celebrations

    BOT50 representative, Kefentse Masimolole, has implored Ghanzi residents to create hype for the country’s 50th

    read more »

  • Jwaneng deputy DC calls for excellence

    The Jwaneng deputy district commissioner, Ms Kolobetso Sejakgomo has appealed to Heads of Departments (HODs)

    read more »

  • AG’s sensitises pupils

    The Attorney General’s Chambers has embarked on a 20 primary school tour in north east

    read more »

  • Satellite school opens in Nxaraga

    The government has acceded to calls by residents of Nxaraga in the North West District

    read more »

  • BVI sends 60 employees for further studies

     Sixty employees of the Botswana Vaccine Institute were sent for further education between 2006 and

    read more »

  • Botswana Society for Deaf acquires sponsporship

    Diamond Trading Company (DTC) Botswana will tomorrow unveil a sponsorship of more than P412 000

    read more »

  • Japan donates

    The government of Japan has granted over US$70 000 (more than P800 000) to the

    read more »

  • Government on job creation mission

    The government will use its spending power to boost economic growth and employment creation, especially

    read more »

  • Gaborone to represent Botswana in Mozambique

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has appointed Mr Olebile Gaborone as Botswana’s High

    read more »

  • Government adopts ETSSP on education

    Concerned with the declining education performance, government has adopted the Education and Training Sector Strategic

    read more »

  • Bulk of recurrent budget goes to education

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development has received the bulk of the 2016/17 recurrent

    read more »

  • Over P14 billion for dev. budget

    The Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Mr Kenneth Matambo, has proposed P14.82 billion as

    read more »

  • NW needs serious attention- Minister

     The North West District needs urgent assistance as way to mitigate the drought situation that

    read more »

  • ESP to help ease accommodation – President Khama

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama says the Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP) will help

    read more »

  • BDF benefits from US partnership

    Ambassador  Earl Miller of the United States  says the partnership between his country and Botswana

    read more »

  • Economic diversification way to go - IMF official

    Botswana needs a more diversified economy  to ensure sustainability of economic growth, the deputy managing

    read more »

  • VP urges institutions to ensure achievement of goals

    Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi has urged institutions of higher learning to ensure the achievement of

    read more »

  • Masilo appeals for more individual help

    The coordinator of the President’s Housing Appeal Initiative, Colonel Duke Masilo has appealed to individuals

    read more »

  • Kurwana: Volleyball star par excellence

    Volleyball star, Agisanang ‘Oscar’ Kurwana, believes his achievements are a results of hard work, commitment

    read more »

  • Primary school head applauds MP

    Lekgaba Primary School head has commended the Francistown East constituency office for helping the school

    read more »

  • Teachers, parents urged to join hands

    The Member of Parliament for Selebi Phikwe West, Mr Dithapelo Keorapetse has urged teachers and

    read more »

  • Thousands attend BTCL IPO roadshow

    The first week of the Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL) Initial Public Offering (IPO) nationwide

    read more »

  • Maregere fights cyber crime with book

    The escalation of cyber crime in our communities continues to be one of the hottest

    read more »

  • Reduce dependency on govt – Masire

    Communities have been urged to think outside the box and reduce dependency on government assistance.

    A

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  • Residents want feedback on Lehutshelo issue

    Residents of Hukuntsi have complained that the Ministry of Education and Skills Development has delayed

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  • Bessie Head awards celebrates writers

    “I write because I have authority from life to do so...I have built up a

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  • Pupils travel long distance to school

    Residents of Mmanoko and Gamodubu have complained that children who live at ploughing fields near

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  • Kgosietsile School best in the region

    In the north east of Maun about 30 kilometers from Sankoyo, the home of premier

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  • Consumer co-operatives vital

    The Assistant Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Sadique Kebonang, says co-operatives help drive the

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  • Learners display capabilities

    The Ministry Education and Skills Development appreciates the artefacts done by graduates of 2015 Block

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  • HRDC introduces career clinics

    The Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) has introduced a new career fair brand dubbed Botswana

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  • Cetain issues require discretion

    The Member of Parliament for Takatokwane, Mr Ngaka Ngaka says issues that affect villages such

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  • Rent high in Mogoditshane - officer

    The programmes officer in the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture, Mogoditshane constituency office, Mr

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  • Seychelles intends to recruit from Botswana

    The Francistown College of Technical and Vocational Education (FCTVE) produces competent and brilliant graduates who

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  • Palapye brigades undergo rationalisation

    Serowe and Palapye brigades are undergoing rationalisation and construction courses will be transferred to Palapye

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  • FUB, PTIA sign MOU

    The Dean of Law at Ba Isago University College, Lizo Ngcongco says there is a

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  • Seychelles delegation visits BIUST

     A delegation from the Ministry of Education in Seychelles has visited the Botswana International University

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  • Seek alternative water sources-Madigele

    Resident of Molapowabojang have called on the government to come up with an elaborate water

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  • Youth decry lack of facilities

    Youth in Gumare have requested government to build recreational facilities in their village.

    Speaking on behalf

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  • Mulale publishes book

    With dreams of making it big in the publishing industry, Fortune Mulale is focused and

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  • Poet up for international festival

    Maun’s youthful poet, Batshidi Moeti, 22,  has been invited to the 2016 Piton International Film

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  • Youth decry lack of recreational facilities

    The youth in Kanana ward in Francistown have decried lack of recreational centres in their

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  • Bridge project faces challenges

    Some Chobe residents at the ongoing Kazungula bridge project have complained of unfair dismissals, late

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  • Seychells learns from Botswana

    The Seychelles delegation on a fact finding mission on Technical and Vocational Training (TVET) in

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  • Programme to extend classrooms

    The Member of Parliament for Lentsweletau, Mr Vincent Seretse has told his constituents that the

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  • Residents appreciate SSG intervention

    Community leaders in Mabolwe, Semolale and Gobojango have expressed delight at the re-deployment of members

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  • Council condemns overcrowding schools

    Gaborone City councillors have condemned overcrowding in primary schools.

    Speaking during a continuation of the previous

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  • Lorraine: Using new media to explore art

    Like many disciplines where women seem to be lagging behind in participation, visual art in

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  • Mmaago Boy example of what tenacity can do

    Sundry dream chasers can draw a lot of inspiration from Ms Tebelo Mhutsiwa’s story.

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  • Botswana, Seychelles look to partner

    A delegation from the ministry of education in Seychelles has expressed interest in establishing partnerships

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  • Kgathi seeks solutions to education woes

    The Member of Parliament for Bobonong, Mr Shaw Kgathi has declared a state of emergency

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  • Development distribution fair - Madigele

    The Assistant Minister of Health, Dr Alfred Madigele has dismissed as unfounded and misleading speculative

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  • Lesenepole opposers take matter further

    Members of the community who opposed the name Lesenepole say they are taking the issue

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  • Infrastructure inadequate for visual arts

    Coordinator of Thapong Visual Arts Centre, Reginald Bakwena says a lot has to be done

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  • Illegal pre-schools worry FCC

    Francistown City Council is concerned about pre-schools and day care centres within the city that

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  • BTCL IPO offer road show on cards

    Batswana are encouraged to participate in the historic opportunity of the BTCL shares offer period,

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  • Civic leader face-lifts mhele

    Nominated Councillor for Francistown,  Zazambi Tuelo has innovated a new educational board game called ‘Genesis’

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  • Letshego enters West Africa

    With an already impressive portfolio and footprint across nine countries in East and Southern Africa,

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  • 2015 :The Year of Women

    An increased number of women participants in last year’s Thapong Artist of the Year Award

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  • Ministers root for Palapye

    Three ministers have supported a motion adopted by the Palapye Sub-council to declare the village

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  • Poor results concern Kgathi

    The Member of Parliament for Bobonong, Mr Shaw Kgathi has expressed concern about the poor

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  • Court denies alleged child molester bail

    A boarding master at Shadishadi Primary School accused of molesting three pupils of that school

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  • Rugby players fail doping test

    Tragedy has befallen the country after two rugby sevens national team players allegedly failed a

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  • Setlhomo Masisi among democratic stalwrts

    Although great people die like everyone else, their great deeds never die as they remain

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  • Dikgosi to play role in new project

    Ngamiland traditional leaders in collaboration with the Ngamiland Council of Non-Governmental Organisations (NCONGO) are expected

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  • Goya visits Palapye Hospital

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development Mr Moiseraele Goya visited patients admitted to Palapye

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  • Health responsibility for all - Madigele

    The Assistant Minister of Health, Dr Alfred Madigele, has implored the public to be responsible

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  • Goya salutes Ratsie Primary School

    Palapye MP has commended Ratsie Primary School in Palapye for attaining position one in Primary

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  • Poetry Motlhagodi’s true love

    It has also been used in different societies to address contemporary issues and give advice

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  • Oreeditse laid to rest

    Oreeditse Kebopelwang, the latest victim of the Matsha College truck accident, was laid to rest

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  • Veteran radio personality passes on

    A veteran radio personality, Amogelang Gabanakgosi, has passed on and her memorial service will be

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  • ESP goverment’s commitment to nation

    The Permanent Secretary to the President (PSP), Mr Carter Morupisi, says the Economic Stimulus Programme

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  • Takatokwane remembers Oreeditse

    The Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi, was among multitudes who attended a memorial service for

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  • Morolong apprises councillors on ESP

    Kgatleng District Council chairperson, Mr Mpho Morolong says the introduction of the Economic Stimulus Programme

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  • Cooperatives still relevant

    Botswana saw the introduction of co-operative societies in 1964 with the Swaneng Consumer

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  • Francistown emerge tops

    Botswana Games hosts, Francistown,  have been crowned champions.

    Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) chairperson, Solly Reikeletseng,

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  • Ministry investigates officer

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development is investigating a matter regarding a chief education

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  • Parliament approves supplementary estimates

    Parliament has approved the supplementary estimates of expenditure from the consolidated and development funds contained

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  • No evidence of prisoners contracting HIV in prisons

    The Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Mr Shaw Kgathi, says there is no evidence

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  • Discipline pre-requisite in police service

    New police recruits have been warned against ignoring laws that they are mandated to enforce.

    The

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  • BotswanaPost donates desk buddies

    In their gesture to give back to the community BotswanaPost foundation have donated 100 desk

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  • Education ministry empowers youth

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development's department of special support services, gears to empower

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  • Minister commends Japan

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi has commended Japan for

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  • Education ministry employs 1 303 temporarily

    Parliament has been told that there are 1 303 Batswana graduates from colleges of education

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  • Official urges students to be resilient

    Masunga Senior Secondary School Form Five leavers have been encouraged to hold their heads up

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  • Batswana embrace Vision 2016

    Vision 2016 mmonitoring and evaluation director, Dr Pelotsweu Moepeng, says a study that they have

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  • Registration helps grow businesses

    Chobe business women have been urged to register their businesses officially in order to be

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  • Programme benefits North West council

    The North West District Council has been allocated over P139 million to carry out projects

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  • Doping destroys careers

    Athletes participating  at the on-going 4th Botswana Games at various venues in Francistown, Tonota and

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  • Football semifinals tommorrow

    Francistown region boys football team were the last team to join the semi-finals following their

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  • Francistown wins swimming

    Francistown region has emerged victorious in this year’s Botswana Games swimming competition finals held at

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  • Ngami rights project launches tomorrow

    European Union (EU) in collaboration with Ngamiland Council of Non-Governmental Organisations (NCONGO) will tomorrow launch

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  • Bootcamps prepare students for daily challenges

    Education regional operations director (South), Mr Acro Maseko has said boot camp benefits students in

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  • Sekgele, Madiba secondary schools show business prowess

    Students from Sekgele and Madiba secondary schools won over P15 000 and P10 000 respectively

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  • Team North West makes history

    For the first time in the history of Badminton at the Botswana Games, North West

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  • Monument depicts liberation struggles

    Botswana’s role in regional liberation struggle was this week rewarded with the erection of a

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  • Goya commends government

    Government has been commended for its extensive efforts to address challenges that have been bedeviling

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  • Measures in place to check media

    The Minister of Labour and Home Affairs says there are measures in place to ensure

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  • Lobatse Brigade assits elderly

    Lobatse Brigade staff donated food hampers and blankets to two elders of Lobatse community, Ms

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  • Lekaukau laid to rest

    Former Vice President Dr Ponatshego Kedikilwe says there is enough reason to celebrate and not

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  • Children with disability need parental care

    Men have been urged to actively take part in the upbringing of their children living

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  • Botswana to be destination for higher learning

    Botswana has a dream to position itself as a destination for higher learning and to

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  • Reception classes step in right direction

    Maisantwa Primary School in Kanye is one of the few select schools which were picked

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  • Prisoners, Holy Cross Hospice receive gifts

    Prisons’ deputy commissioner, Mr Ontlametse Motsebe, has appreciated donations from Masa Centre.

    Mr Motsebe said this

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  • Efforts to improve PWDs admirable

    The establishment of special education units in various schools is a sign that government is

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  • GBV headlines football tournament

    The district gender committee in Lobatse recently brought together men in a football tournament to

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  • BORNUS builds library for community

    The Tlokweng community on Thursday December 3 received a library built by Botswana Retired Nurses

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  • Another secondary planned for Ghanzi

    Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Ms Botlogile Tshireletso says she is aware

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  • Naledi secondary in need of furniture

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya says he is aware that

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  • Naledi secondary cold storage faulty

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development,  Mr Moiseraele Goya says his ministry is aware

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  • Old Naledi school has housing shortage

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya says  there is shortage of

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  • Education ministry does not offer in-service training

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development does not offer in-service training for any specific

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  • Programme to benefit 100 000 youth

    The Target 20 000 initiative is expected to upskill and upscale 20 000 unemployed youth

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  • Orange awards Mahube gifts tender

    Orange Botswana has awarded Ms Thato Mahube a tender worth P100 000 to supply Christmas gifts.

    Ms

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  • Alcohol abuse fuels gender- based violence - police

    Boteti police chief senior superintendent Sarah Gabathusi has attributed the surging number of rape cases

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  • Out of school programmes helpful

    The Bobirwa Sub  District principal adult education officer has advised residents of Selebi Phikwe and

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  • Fight against Gender Based Violence for all

    The Maun community has been urged to fight gender based violence affecting woman and children.

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  • Jamataka PTA summons parents to kgotla

    The Parents and Teachers Association (PTA) of Jamataka Primary School has summoned parents to the

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  • Mosojane motivates Tonota sub region

    Former Tatitown Customary Court president, Ms Ludo Mosojane says excellence awards are part of a

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  • Govt addresses water shortage

    The government is working round the clock to resolve the situation of acute water shortage

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  • Private schools have grievance procedure

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development , Mr Fidelis Molao says his ministry

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  • Ministry awaits invoice for UB tuition fees

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development Mr Fidelis Molao says his ministry has

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  • Mphuthe hostels in plan

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moisiraele   Goya  says  th e

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  • Christmas mood starts

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama on Friday (December 4) reignited the Christmas spirit

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  • Kgosi Mngqibisa laid to rest in Bikwe

    Kgosi Thanda Mngqibisa was laid to rest at his home village of Bikwe yesterday in

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  • VP meets visiting India investors

    A seven-man delegation of Indian businesspersons yesterday paid a courtesy call on Vice President Mr

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  • BTTA boosts junior players

    The Botswana Table Tennis Association (BTTA) held an U-20 open champion to identify potential national

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  • Procurement scheme women, youth friendly

    The Local Procurement Scheme (LPS) seeks to empower the disadvantaged groups, which include youth, people

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  • Doping worries sport bosses

    The current doping scandal besieging sport in the world has not only shocked sport pundits,

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  • Legislator commends church

    MP for Palapye and also Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development Mr Moiseraele Goya

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  • Naledi senior school on plan

    The Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow says she is aware that

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  • UNICEF encourages local solutions

    Despite the developmental strides the country has made since independence, children in Botswana still bear

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  • Dow calls for resilience

    Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow, has urged pioneers of the upskilling

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  • Seretse opens NAMEMCO quarry

    Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Vincent Seretse says the opening of NAMEMCO Quarries will

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  • Adventists converge on music retreat

    Hundreds of Seventh Day Adventists converged on Jwaneng over the weekend for the 15th Botswana

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  • China-Africa summit to breathe life into cooperation

    GABORONE - South Africa is scheduled to host the Forum on China-Africa (FOCAC), which Chinese

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  • Students take part in international fair

    A team of six students has left for Daegu, South Korea, to compete in the

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  • Ratio does not want warrant reduction

    The current teacher-student ratio of 1:25 does not warrant a reduction in class size in

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  • Molefhi motivates Kopano pupils

    Minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology (MIST), Mr Nonofo Molefhi, has encouraged Kopano Primary School

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  • Ministers agree to end child marriages

    Foreign ministers from the 53 Commonwealth member states have unanimously agreed to end child, early

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  • Read read, read some more - Dow

    Batswana have been urged to develop a culture of reading and to nurture creative writing.

    Addressing

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  • Moipisi pleads for Kgalagadi farmers

    Livestock production in Kgalagadi can described as the diamond of that area since most people

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  • Transport infrastructure crucial

    Safe and sustainable transport infrastructure is an important tool in economic development, according to acting

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  • Commonwealth secretary general elections today

    The new Commonwealth Secretary General will be elected and announced by the 24th Commonwealth Heads

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  • Mophane primary orientates 98 pupils

    The orientation programme at Mophane Primary School in Gaborone has graduated 98 pupils.

    In an interview

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  • Exploit ICT - Tamasiga

    The deputy chief executive officer of Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority, Mr Mphoeng Tamasiga has encouraged

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  • Temporary teachers assist schools

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development Mr Moiseraela Goya has told Parliament that

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  • Tshireletso rallies nation to reflect on gender question

    Chairperson of the Parliamentary Caucus on Women, Ms Botlogile Tshireletso says leaders should focus on

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  • Access to education equitable

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development Mr Moiseraele Goya has told Parliament that

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  • Elderly pay tax

    The Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Vincent Seretse says income tax is premised on

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  • Ministry aware of overstayed teachers

    The Assistance Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya, says he is aware

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  • Community benefits from Tsodilo status

    Communities in the Tsodilo Hills vicinity have witnessed developments since its recognition as a World

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  • Stepping Stone International spreads to Tutume

    Stepping Stone International, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that deals with orphans and vulnerable children has

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  • Official urges farmers to plough with purpose

    Seed Co agronomist, Mr Dialwa Kenatshele, has implored farmers to plough for a purpose.

    Speaking at

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  • Students exposed to career guidance

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraela Goya has explained that secondary school

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  • Combating corruption needs new strategies

    Corruption is a crime that evolves and therefore needs continuous review of strategies used to

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  • Investing on nutrition critical

    Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) require government to bring together local, national and global partners to

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  • Muzila updates councillors on water utilities intentions

    Francistown mayor, Ms Sylvia Muzila has informed the ongoing council meeting that Water Utilities Corporation

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  • Government to develop Mmea villages

    Planned projects for Letlhakane, Mosu, Mokubilo, Khwee, Mmatshumo and Mmea  villages include construction of health

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  • Molefhi calls for cooperation

    The Minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology Mr Nonofo Molefhi has called upon the mining

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  • Commonwealth meeting to discuss women issues

    The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) will, for the first time ever,  have on

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  • Olopeng back from WADA

    The Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture, Thapelo Olopeng is back from the United States

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  • Africa women in sport meet

    The deputy permanent secretary in the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture, Kago Ramokate says

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  • Investing on employees health vital

    Bobirwa District Health Management Team (DHMT) official, Dr Gontse Tshisimogo says employees are the most

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  • Barclays Bank educates students

    Barclays Bank Maun in conjunction with Madi Majwana Theatre Group recently hosted a financial talk

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  • Clinic serves school community

    The Mmadinare Senior Secondary School clinic is meant to serve the school community only, says

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  • Mantshwabisi bids Neo farewell

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development has cautioned Batswana to use social media

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  • So long Irene

    Mourners from Sorilatholo and other nearby areas thronged the tiny village on Saturday morning to

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  • Uncle appreciates Olebile's character

    Multitudes thronged Salajwe on Saturday to bid farewell to Olebile Mosielele.

    Olebile was among the seven

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  • Salajwe honours Oaitse

    Songs, hymns and motivational preaching characterised the sombre funeral of Oaitse Morualebe in Salajwe on

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  • Teacher salutes Keakabetse

    Keakabetse Gakelebone has been hailed as a humble and respectful person who had leadership qualities.

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  • Automatic progression aims at education for all

    The automatic progression of learners at schools is part of the government’s commitment to provide

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  • Govt to take bold decision to ensure delivery

    The Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi says government will take bold decisions where necessary to

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  • P2 billion spent on private institutions

    Ministry of Education and Skills Development has spent almost P2 billion on private tertiary education

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  • Dylexia learners get help

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Fidelis Molao, says there are no

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  • Embassy builds counselling centre

    Japanese Ambassador to Botswana, Mr Masahiro Onishi says Botswana government has implemented its education policies

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  • Monjwa survives by poetry

    Renowned South African poet and singer Mzwakhe Mbuli says in one of his songs: I

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  • Botswana committed to clean sport

    The sporting community has received with shock and disappointment, the recently released report into widespread

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  • Govt enables schools

    The government is committed to ensuring that the country’s centres of learning are well resourced,

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  • MoESD acts on Mookane secondary grounds problem

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development is aware that there is no suitable ground

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  • Moroka lauds Good Hope residents

    The newly appointed chairperson of Vision 2036 presidential task team, Mr Neo Moroka has lauded

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  • Makgato calls for regional integration

    Minister of Health, Ms Dorcas Makgato has called for harmonised malaria interventions in the region

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  • Trade union launches productivity book

    The ongoing trade union seminar in Gaborone has released a productivity book for employers and

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  • Youth centre strives despite challenges

    The Monarch Youth Resource Centre is said to be doing well in its set-out mandate

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  • Council Official urges learners to behave well

    The Central District Council secretary has implored students at Swaneng Primary School to display good

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  • Billy calls for decentralisation of services

    The country’s second city, Francistown, has been described as an option that could offload the

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  • Maintenance of Mogale hotels continues

    Regional education office was on November 18, 2015 arranged to meet Mogale Junior Secondary School

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  • Presidential task team resumes work

    The presidential task team launched by President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has begun

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  • Khama to attend memorial service

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama will on Thursday November 19 attend a memorial

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  • Botswana has insufficient psychiatrists

    Botswana has a psychiatrist-patient ratio of 0.5 to 100 000, says Assistant Minister of Health,

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  • Disability is not inability

    For many years, people living with disabilities were relegated to the background with fewer opportunities

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  • Poverty eradication: past, present, future

    From the infant days of Botswana as an autonomous republic, poverty eradication has always been

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  • Matsha students to undergo therapy

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Fidelis Molao, has assured students at

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  • School expansion project complete

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development Mr Moiseraele Goya said Makgadikgadi Junior Secondary

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  • Ministry to address overcrowding

    Sefhophe Junior Secondary School is expecting a challenge of overcrowding, the Assistant Minister of Education

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  • Teachers to get their dues before year end

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development Mr Moiseraele Goya has acknowledged that his

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  • BOCODOL sets strides in technology

    Botswana College of Distant Open Learning (BOCODOL) has set strides in technology mediated programmes and

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  • CEO calls for development of aviation related projects

    Participants at the Aviation Pitso have been urged to think outside the box and develop

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  • Road accident victims recuperate

    Some of the Matsha College students who  were involved in a fatal accident near Dutlwe

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  • Group preaches conservation message

    Residents of Letlhakeng have been advised to take care of their environment to address the

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  • Monageng urges school to engage stakeholders

    Monageng Valuers company owner, Mr Shima Monageng, has urged schools management to engage stakeholders to

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  • President’s address business as usual - Arone

    MP for Okavango, Mr Bagalatia Arone says the State-of-Nation (SONA) there were no key pronouncements

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  • Botswana committed to ETSSP implementation

    The Minister of Education and Skills Development Dr Unity Dow is back in the country

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  • 126 students involved in truck accident

    The Minister of Health, Ms Dorcas Makgato, has confirmed that 126 Matsha College students were

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  • Dow visits accident victims

    The Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow, this morning (November 14) visited

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  • EU, Humana People to People empower vulnerable women

    Humana People to People has partnered with the European Union through the Ministry of Labour

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  • Choral music on surge

    At least 28 choral choirs will on November 14 usher sweet renditions in a bid

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  • Huawei trains ICT students

    Huawei Technologies Botswana, in conjunction with the Ministry of Education and Skills Development (MOESD), has

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  • No sufficient funds to fill positions

    The middle management existing in brigades was created by the takeover of the brigades by

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  • Ministry reviews tertiary sponsorship policy

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Fidelis Molao says the ministry is currently

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  • Diva’s Emporium adopts Morama school

    Answering the Ministry of Education and Skills Development’s call for individuals and companies to partake

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  • Student miscarries in hostel

    A form four student at Moshupa Senior Secondary School had a miscarriage in the hostel

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  • Children need good foundation

    The principal education officer  (In-service) says  pre-primary education is very critical in laying foundation for

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  • Tshomarelo tikologo e mosola

    Botswana ke lengwe la mafatshe a a amilweng ke phetogo ya loapi mme se se

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  • Dikgosi call for education on water conservation

    Ntlo ya Dikgosi chairperson, Kgosi Puso, says more work should be done to educate people

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  • Government tackles backlog problem

    The poverty eradication backlog is said to be a major setback for government’s ambition to

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  • Science way to go

    Science is relevant to the daily lives of Batswana and can move the country from

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  • Govt committed to poverty eradication

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama says government’s commitment to the eradication of abject

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  • 5 885 teacher houses on cards

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama says government has initiated an extensive programme of

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  • Khama outlines economic programme

    The Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP) is a holistic action plan for achieving goals of stimulating

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  • Goya commends school heads

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya has applauded the primary school

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  • Minister encourages graduates to be employers

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Fedelis Molao has implored graduates not to

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  • Responsible cycling makes roads safer

    Road traffic accidents pose a threat to human lives and are a global public health

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  • Sports imperative in education

    The Southern Region Football Association Chairperson, Lesego Leaketsa has implored primary schools management to cherish

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  • Eye defects common in children

    A clinical director with Special Olympics Botswana under Opening Eyes programme, Dr Olebole Kehemetswe, had

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  • PLWDs should utilise govt programmes

    People living with disabilities have been encouraged to uplift their lives through government economic empowerment

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  • Funeral Services Group donates

    Funeral Services Group (FSG)  showed their benevolence by donating to a family of four after

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  • President apprises nation on state of country

    There is little doubt that Batswana’s expectations are high as they eagerly wait to hear

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  • Corporate training vital to human resources

    Botho University corporate training manager, Mr Billy Batlegang, says corporate training is vital to human

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  • US Embassy funds project in Kasane

    Tebelopele Counselling and Testing Centre lead counsellor, Ms Josephine Piet’s hair and beauty salon project

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  • Work on creativity - Miller

    Botho University has been encouraged to aspire to reach greater heights in educational research and

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  • Govt committed to quality health care services

    The government has always been committed to ensuring that citizens receive quality health care services

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  • Farmer attracts government help

    The passion and determination of Mr Moemedi Jappi of Tonota to become a farmer has

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  • BCA , Cricket Without Boundaries partner

    The Botswana Cricket Association (BCA) in conjunction with a United Kingdom (UK) based charity organisation,

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  • Kabelano Trust donates to Boyei Primary School

    Boyei Primary School in Maun has received Information Communication Technology (ICT) equipment worth P50 000

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  • University students build house for needy

    Universityof Botswana Student Representative Council (UBSRC) inspired by the Presidential Housing Appeal, has built and

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  • Venson-Moitoi hands over books

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Pelonomi Venson- Moitoi has handed over

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  • Umlilo prepares future stars

    The establishment of sport academies especially football has seen different clubs across the world grooming

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  • Molosiwa o tshela ka letsela

    Mananeo a puso a nyeletso lehuma a tsweletse ka go nolofatsa matshelo a batho ba

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  • Kabona Investment motivates Mogapi pupils

    Kabona Investment Pty (Ltd) a wholly owned citizen construction company, donated over P100 000 towards

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  • Government needs stakeholders input

    Government needs stakeholders input in order to succeed in driving the education sector.

    Speaking at the

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  • Official urges brigade students to further studies

    The principal of Tswapong Bokone brigade, Mr Cornelius Matlhare, has encouraged Technical and Vocational Education

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  • Companies adopt Agosi primary

    CPP Engineering and Planners and Botswana Savings Bank (BSB) have donated 12 computers and P10

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  • Miss RADP vows to promote education

    Winner of Miss Remote Area Dwellers Programme (RADP) for the Southern District has promised to

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  • Bobonong brigade appeals to stakeholders

    Bobonong Brigade Centre has appealed to stakeholders and individuals to adopt the centre to ensure

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  • Parental engagement important to child education

    Irrespective of the social status and level of expertise, parental engagement to child education is

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  • Development fee benefits schools, students

    Parents have been urged to commit to paying the school development fee for the benefit

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  • Minister Dow attends UNESCO conference

    The Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow will attend the 38th session

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  • Masisi expresses gratitude to India

    Vice President Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has expressed gratitude to the Indian government for the establishment

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  • Charma Gal finest

    Charma Gal was of the toast of the night at Botswana Musicians Union (BOMU) awards. 

    The

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  • Traffic offences worry police

    Botswana Police Service's Senior Superintendent Chabaesele Kesupetswe says traffic offences are still rife in his

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  • BTCL donates to Phase VI school

    Botswana Telecommunication Corporation Limited (BTCL) has donated P10 000 to Phase IV Primary School for

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  • Ambassador launches American corner

    The American Embassy, in partnership with the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture, (MYSC) have

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  • Tau speaks through art

    If anyone knows the essence of the phrase ‘hitting the ground running,’ it is Laone

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  • Artistic design skills help Malgas thrive

    Unlike most youth, the thought of acquiring tertiary education never crossed Ntirelang Malgas mind though

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  • Residents plead for senior school

    Residents of Kasane have  requested for a senior secondary school and a fully-fledged hospital in

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  • Road safety a priority

    Australian Road Safety Foundation Managing Director and Founder Russell White has urged Botswana companies to

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  • Embassy recognises best fiction writers

    The American Embassy in collaboration with Poetavango have awarded six best short fiction writers who

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  • Francistown ready

    Francistown city is more than ready for the fourth edition of Botswana Games pencilled for

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  • Company adopts Monong Primary School

    Ministry of Education and Skills Development official, Ms Bernadette Kabasiya has applauded the Adopt a

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  • Prize giving motivates learners

    Rewarding students for their hard work has been described as an important aspect in creating

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  • Joint efforts necessary in education-Kwantle

    The chief industrial relations officer in the Ministry of Education and Skills Development has called

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  • MP hails private sector role in education

    Maun East Legislator Mr Kostantinos Markus has expressed his gratitude to Paper 4 Africa for

    read more »

  • Ministers speak of fund potential

    The Minister of Transport and Communications, Mr Tshenolo Mabeo says broadband should not only be

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  • Ramoroka remembers former school

    The presenter of Botswana Television programme Matlhoaphage, who is also the   DailyNews co-editor Mr

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  • Projects supervision,monitoring critical

    Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Mr Slumber Tsogwane has implored districts to enhance

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  • Education responsibility for All

    Teachers should not be blamed for students’ failure but instead be given support to ensure

    read more »

  • Dow, Motshekga share notes

    Chairperson of Southern and Eastern Africa Consortium for Monitoring Educational Quality (SACMEQ) managing committee,  Ms

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  • Sibanda motivates primary school pupils

    The exploits of 400 metre runner, Karabo Sibanda were used to motivate pupils of Gxhabara

    read more »

  • MP urges farmers to produce more food

    Member of Parliament for Shashe West, Mr Fidelis Molao has informed the residents of Mafungo/Hubona

    read more »

  • Ghan-Oma festival to stimulate tourism industry

    A two-day Ghanzi Omaheke (Ghan-Oma) festival is viewed as growth of the tourism sector in

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  • Banc ABC restores dignity of Ditlhakeng family

    Banc ABC donated a  two -bedroomed house worth P160 000 to Ditlhakeng family in Botshabelo

    read more »

  • Stock theft escalating in Boteti

    Boteti East Member of Parliament Mr Sethomo Lelatisitswe has urged residents of Letlhakane to establish

    read more »

  • Parents interest in children education important

    Parents have been advised to show interest in their children`s education and ensure they get

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  • Ipelegeng e belege Letlhogonolo

    E re ka puso e itlamile go tlhabolola le go tokafatsa matshelo a Batswana ka

    read more »

  • Tsogwane hails Ngamiland teachers

    Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Slumber Tsogwane has commended Ngamiland primary school

    read more »

  • Mathangwane residents eager for ESP

    Residents of Mathangwane have said they are eagerly waiting for the Economic Stimulus Package (ESP)

    read more »

  • Khama returns, VP off to India

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has returned from a three-day South Korea state

    read more »

  • Stimulus package will not disturb NDP, DDP

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development (MoESD) and Shashe West Member of Parliament

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  • Chinese Embassy donates to BWA

    The Chinese Embassy together with Charity Association of Chinese in Botswana donated P170 000 to

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  • Prize giving vital in creating competitive spirit

    Rewarding students for their hard work is an important aspect in creating competitive spirit among

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  • Batswana studying in SA safe

    Batswana students studying in South Africa are safe, Pretoria based education attaché, Ms Tebogo Semathane

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  • Chinese embassy donates to GSS

    Gaborone Secondary School (GSS) has received five desktop computers worth P25 000 as donation from

    read more »

  • India,Africa partner

    Twenty three African journalists are here on a familiarization tour and to attend the India-Africa

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  • BRU hosts Under-18 sevens champs

    Botswana Rugby Union (BRU) will host its first ever under-18 sevens National Championship on Saturday

    read more »

  • Govt promises to support BOCODOL

    The Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow has urged the academic board

    read more »

  • Water shortage to last two years

    The prevailing water shortage in the southern part of the country is likely to last

    read more »

  • Confidence sees Matsietsa through

    To be stuck in a wheel chair can be a miserable and gruesome challenge. The

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  • Parents role in children education critical

    Phase IV deputy court president Kgosi Pogisego Mosarwe has implored residents of Block 2 in

    read more »

  • Huawei launches training programme

    In an endeavour to boost the Information Communication Technology (ICT) industry in Botswana, Huawei has

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  • Majwe Mining extends partnership

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development initiated the adopt a school programme in 2011

    read more »

  • Ramosomo sees future in art

    Art has been hailed as a mechanism that one can utilise not only to communicate,

    read more »

  • Khama in South Korea

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama on Monday left for South Korea on a

    read more »

  • Location no excuse for poor performance

    If one’s dreams are shallow and trapped inside a box chances for her future to

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  • Unity nurtures education

    The director of Maranatha Academy of Excellence, Dr Serara Moahi has described partnership between teachers,

    read more »

  • Molale challenges church to arise

    The Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Eric Molale, has challenged the church

    read more »

  • Invest in education-Kenosi

    The duty to unearth students’ talents lies with the community while private companies are to

    read more »

  • Sthati Wa Nnete lives his dream

    Music has always been at the heart of Thatayaone ‘Sthati Wa Nneti’ Keaikitse. However, it

    read more »

  • Embassy renovates Phuthadikobo Museum

    United States embassy has launched a P260 000 renovation project for Phuthadikobo Museum in Mochudi.

    Speaking

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  • Embassy to support upcoming artist exchange

    Batswana artists are set to benefit from an Art in Embassies cultural exchange that will

    read more »

  • Joseph motivates Nlapkhwane pupils

    Education fulfils one’s basic needs and promotes self-reliance, according to the managing director of Phakalane

    read more »

  • Debswana, G4 plan road safety symposium

    Debswana, G4 Consulting Engineers and road safety partners will hold a two-day road safety symposium

    read more »

  • Ex-convict finds solace in Lord

    Unlike many youths who grew up under the loving warmth, care Gobe Kgosietsile has never

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  • NGO appeals for govt support

    The founder of Love Botswana Outreach Mission (LBOM), Dr Jana Lacker has appealed to the

    read more »

  • Private candidate granted bail to sit for exams

    A young man of Molepolole was recently granted bail by Molepolole chief magistrate, Ms Faith

    read more »

  • Health workers, volunteers donate

    Letlhakane Clinic staff and home based care volunteers have donated eight mattresses to home based

    read more »

  • Palliative care improves quality of life

    All should have access to basic health services, including palliative care, says World Health Organisation

    read more »

  • Multiple board memberships ineffective – Moyo

    The parliamentary statutory bodies and state enterprise committee says multiple board memberships is ineffective.

    The chairperson

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  • Molefhi hails Reach for Life programme

    The Minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology, Mr Nonofo Molefhi has hailed Reach 4 Life

    read more »

  • Galachene lives off animal skins

    Though Mr Peter Galachene could not excel in his academic education, that has not discouraged

    read more »

  • Friction costs Lehutshelo

    Lehutshelo Junior Secondary School management has been urged to resolve their conflicts and focus on

    read more »

  • EU pledges to electrify primary schools

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraela Goya says the European Union

    read more »

  • BotswanaPost launches desk buddys

    BotswanaPost Foundation has donated 500 desks worth over P230 000 to primary school children in

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  • Council embraces proposed projects

    A North East district special full council meeting held in Masunga recently has adopted projects

    read more »

  • NTT Nissan adopts Nlapkhwane primary

    NTT Nissan has pledged to donate sports kits and to buy 380 school bags and

    read more »

  • Mkoiya defies the odds

    Indeed disability is not inability, and Mr Bayengi Mokiya authenticates the phrase.

    Mokiya, a resident of

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  • Spelling competitions important

    Spelling completions are important to students as they expose them to proper words usage and

    read more »

  • Statistics Botswana consults stakeholders

    Ministries, private sector companies, parastatals and civil society  gathered in Gaborone recently to participate in

    read more »

  • Pilot project gets positive feedback

    Education ministry’s pilot project on the use of interactive  whiteboards well known as smart-boards has

    read more »

  • Mmakgodumo festival reignites Bangwaketse culture

    The deputy permanent secretary (DPS) in the Office of the President, Mogomotsi Kaboeamodimo, has applauded

    read more »

  • Kabelo Eric to perform in Zimbabwe

    Gospel star, Kabelo Eric, will perform in Zimbabwe after he received an invitation to attend

    read more »

  • VDC leaders hail Ipelegeng

    The Ipelegeng programme has been hailed by the Letlhakeng Village Development Committee (VDC) as a

    read more »

  • Positive mind-frame key

    Motswasele Junior Secondary School students have been advised to think positively in order to perform

    read more »

  • Government committed to safety, health enhancement

    Government is committed to enhancing the standards of safety and health at work, Minister of

    read more »

  • Palapye region anticipates good results

    Palapye Sub-region is expecting good results from the ongoing Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE).  

    The

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  • Madiba class of ’97 gives back to the school

    Central region deputy director  for education Mr Kereng Koko has applauded Madiba class of '97

    read more »

  • Society raises funds for centre

    Botswana Society for the Deaf, a non profit organization will hold a fund raising Patron

    read more »

  • Retired army commander motivates learners

    Former Botswana Defence Force (BDF) commander Lt Gen. Tebogo Masire says education needs support from

    read more »

  • French embassy rewards students

    The French embassy, in collaboration with its associates, organised a prize giving ceremony for students

    read more »

  • Kokorwe urges public participation in parliament business

    The Speaker of the National Assembly Ms Gloria Kokorwe recently told residents of Molepolole that

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  • OP sets record straight

    The Office of President says it has “once more noted with concern the tendency on

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  • Orange raises funds for Kagiso senior school

    Orange Botswana, on Friday, hosted Zumba and autograph session to raise funds for Kagiso Senior

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  • Over 4 000 graduate

    Over 4 000 students graduated from the University of Botswana (UB) plus Botswana College of

    read more »

  • EU supports consolidation of human rights

    The Delegation of the European Union to Botswana and SADC has allocated P6.7 million to

    read more »

  • PTA meetings critical

    The Secretary for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Ms Kebonye Moepeng has encouraged students to

    read more »

  • Minister Kgathi in Geneva

    The Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Mr Shaw Kgathi is attending the 66th session

    read more »

  • Tshoagong roots for ICT usage in education

    Ministry of Education and Skills Development  has been encouraged to introduce information and communications technology

    read more »

  • District makes strides on Vision 2016

    The South East District has made progress in realising Vision 2016 pillars.

    The assertion was made

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  • Metsimotlhabe primary embarks on clean-up campaign

    A safe and a clean environment is important in promoting cleanliness and good health. 

    This was

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  • US Embassy to support upcoming artists

    Batswana artists are set to benefit from an Art in Embassies cultural exchange that will

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  • Turkish delegation explores business opportunities

    Several investment opportunities exist in sectors such as agriculture, mining, water and energy, a visiting

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  • Botswana scores high

    Botswana is once more in the top three of 54 African countries on good governance.

    This

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  • The return of Citie

    Born Ntsholeng Seetso in Manyana, jazz artist, Citie, wants to return to his fame as

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  • Kutlwano, Police VI through to final

    Kutlwano and Police men drubbed their opponents in the Capital Motors Independence Volleyball Cup semi-finals

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  • Monwane volunteers save lives

    From time immemorial, self-reliance has always been an integral part of Botswana society. Communities invariably

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  • BIHL trust sponsorship receipients

    Young Batswana have been urged to take advantage of available opportunities to further their studies.

    Speaking

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  • Mpepumpepu e a ipelegisiwa 

    E re ka gotwe mpepumpepu e a ipelegisiwa, Mme Tefo Pilane, wa kgotla ya Tidimalo

    read more »

  • Madi Majwana launches second season

    Popular radio drama, Madi Majwana: Story from Your Pockets, is set to launch its second

    read more »

  • CDC chairperson calls for globally competitive education

    Education offered at Serowe Institute of Health Sciences must be able to help graduates secure

    read more »

  • Few attend independence celebrations in Palapye

    Kgosi Masego Olebile of Palapye has raised concern over poor attendance at the Independence Day

    read more »

  • Open day engages community

    In an effort to educate the community about health issues and services, the Kgatleng District

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  • Engen Botswana , Sebilo donate library

    Engen Botswana in collaboration with Sebilo Investment has refurbished a library at Kgomodiatshaba Primary School. 

    Speaking

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  • Committee gives to Kanye schools

    Kanye marathon organising committee has donated stationary to four primary schools in Kanye. 

    In an interview,

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  • Sky is limit for Katso

    Socrates, one of the wisest men to have ever lived once said, education is the

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  • Horse races can improve sports tourism

    Motor Vehicle Accident Fund, chief executive officer, Cross Kgosidiile, has applauded the organising committee of

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  • Parents critical partners in moulding students

    Broadway Toyota sales manager Ms Ookeditse Nthebolang has urged parents to assist teachers in moulding

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  • Kgalemang fund raising dinner in the offing

    In an effort to embrace the spirit of self-reliance Kgalemang Motsete Junior Secondary School will

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  • Botswana appreciates German assistance

    Botswana and Germany governments have over the years enjoyed cordial bilateral relations, which have been

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  • Matlhabaphiri, Kirby receive order of honour

    Former cabinet minister, Mr Gaotlhaetse Matlhabaphiri and the president of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ian

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  • CAF fines BFA

     Confederation of African Football (CAF) has fined Botswana Football Association (BFA) US$5 000 (about P50

    read more »

  • Teenage pregnancy worries school head

    Maun Senior Secondary School head, Ms Selebatso Modisaemang has raised concern about the high number

    read more »

  • BCL committed to supporting education

    Stakeholders  have been encouraged to join hands to ensure that children receive quality education. BCL

    read more »

  • Perseverance pays for Mahalapye youth

    A few years ago, he was a shop assistant at oa supermarket. Now, Mr Tshireletso

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  • Khama redeploys assistant ministers

    President Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama has redeployed two assistant ministers.

    A news release from

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  • HRDC encourages Moeti students

    Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) executive coordinator, Mr Matthews Phiri has encouraged Moeti Junior Secondary

    read more »

  • Moapare relishes moment as US beckons

    Just how did a young man born and bred in the world’s largest game reserve

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  • Council chairperson challenges institution

    Education offered at Institute of Health Sciences must be able to help graduates secure employment

    read more »

  • Targeted skills development way to go

    African countries can reap handsome rewards if they invest in youth targeted skills development.

    Speaking at

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  • World leaders plan for new order

    Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has called on global leaders to do everything possible to

    read more »

  • Madigele salutes BEMS

    The Assistant Minister of Health, Dr Alfred Madigele, has applauded Boitekanelo Emergency Medical Services (BEMS)

    read more »

  • Knowledge on fire safety, first aid critical

    Tomorrowday Investments and Tutume Sub-district Council have teamed up to educate residents about fire fighting

    Speaking

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  • From MDGs to SDGs: Botswana can lead again

    Across the globe, world leaders including Botswana’s Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi and foreign affairs

    read more »

  • Botswana upholds gender equality principles

    Botswana remains committed to the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development’s spirit and will continue

    read more »

  • BOCOBONET develops strategy

    Botswana Community Based Network (BOCOBONET) is developing a strategic framework to address the needs of

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  • CBNRM can sustain communities

    Senior wildlife warden at the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) in Letlhakeng, Mr

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  • Adopt -A -School bears fruit

    Individuals and business people in Mahalapye have been urged to embrace the idea of Adopt-A-School

    read more »

  • Kajaja revive the spirit of self-reliance

    Perhaps the story of Kajaja primary school in the Ngamiland district holds testimony to the

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  • Child labour illegal

    Batswana have been encouraged to eliminate the exploitation of young children in hard manual labour

    read more »

  • Creativity critical to programme implementation

    The Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration Mr Dikgang Makgalemele has encouraged local

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  • Over 1 700 graduate

    A total of 1 762 graduands were conferred with diplomas at the fifth combined graduation

    read more »

  • Teenager to release novel

    They say dynamite comes in small packages, for Shonline Russ the saying best describes her.

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  • Mastering public speaking with professionals

    Winston Churchill, former prime minister of the United Kingdom, was hailed as one of the

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  • Xere Multipurpose Society success story

    In the quiet and tranquil settlement of Here, a tiny rural community on the periphery

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  • Teamwork key in education

    Stakeholder and community involvement in the country’s education system is important as it can improve

    read more »

  • Protect children’s rights - Kaboeamodimo

    Acting senior assistant council secretary for Hukuntsi Sub District, Ms Onalenna Kaboeamodimo has pleaded with

    read more »

  • Promote sports women - Maphorisa

    International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG) co-chairperson, Ruth Maphorisa says IWG is a

    read more »

  • Athletes unite nation

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama yesterday (September 20) hosted a lunch for Botswana

    read more »

  • Red Cross imparts skills on beauty queens

    The Botswana Red Cross Society hosted a beauty pageant recently in Moshupa that sought to

    read more »

  • BOCODOL leans to ICT as transformation beckons

    BOCODOL’s acting executive director, Dr Tichatonga Nhundu, says it is imperative that as the deadline

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  • Renewable energy way to go

    Inadequate clean energy supply affects all sectors of the economy such as education, industry, education

    read more »

  • Tshwaragano student returns from Japan

    Gift Karabo, a 15-year-old student from Tshwaragano Junior Secondary School in Maun, is happy to

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  • SWOT analysis necessary for poverty eradication

    The Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration Mr Dikgang Makgalemele has urged the

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  • Mokolodi mountain bike celebrates 13 years

    Pick n’ Pay Mokolodi Scorpion Mountain Bike (MTB) challenge will on September 20 celebrate their

    read more »

  • Masunga secondary celebrates 20 years

    Masunga Senior Secondary School recently celebrated its 20 years of existence as an institute of

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  • Radio spectrum sharing necessary

    The sharing and re-use of the radio-frequency spectrum to accommodate various innovative services has become

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  • Oral diseases preventable

    The dental superintendent for Sekgoma Memorial Hospital, Mr Baratani Maja says oral diseases are preventable

    read more »

  • Making a living out of poetry

    Batshidi Moeti (22) of Sanyedi Ward in Maun is a poet of note, although she

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  • Government ups literacy drive

    Three per cent of children in Botswana never experience school at all while 10 per

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  • Education key to success

    Director of Political Desk at the Chinese Embassy, Mr Tang Shenping says education in its

    read more »

  • Limkokwing graduates more than 1000 students

    Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow says Limkokwing University has helped Botswana

    read more »

  • Masilo appeals for help

    Presidential Housing Appeal coordinator, Colonel Duke Masilo has appealed to individuals to assist in providing

    read more »

  • Kgathi advises senior officers

    The Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Mr Shaw Kgathi has implored prison senior officers

    read more »

  • BDF admits 382 females

    Botswana Defence Force has made history by admitting 382 females of lower ranks to the

    read more »

  • Digital migration on track - Kaboeamodimo

    The deputy permanent secretary for Information and Broadcasting Services, Mr Mogomotsi Kaboeamodimo says migration  to

    read more »

  • Cllr calls for intensive education

    Jwaneng Town Council’s Education, Health and Social Services committee chairperson, Ms Olga Ditsie, has underscored

    read more »

  • Gender-based violence subsides

    Statistics show a significant decrease in gender-based violence in Chobe District this year, police have

    read more »

  • Oodira-Kwenje promises to carry baton

    Jwaneng mayor, Mr Tsietsi-Oodira Kwenje, has promised to carry on with his predecessor’s initiative to

    read more »

  • Minister launches ‘See and Treat’

    Cervical cancer is the most common and leading cause of cancer related deaths among women,

    read more »

  • Adopt a school initiative thrives in Ngamiland

    Over 30 schools in the North West District have been adopted through the adopt-a-school initiative

    read more »

  • Ministries to hold combined graduation

    The Ministry of Health (MoH) together with the Ministry of Education Skills and Development (MoESD)

    read more »

  • CEDA chief calls for use of opportunities

    Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA) chief executive officer, Mr Thabo Thamane, says there is still

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  • Academic preaches virtues of education

    Literacy is a key lever of change and a practical tool of empowerment, says Professor

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  • Stakeholders contribute to operational costs of vehicle

    Parents have been urged to contribute towards the operational costs of the vehicle that was

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  • Quality education is critical-Goya

    It is critical to transform the country’s standard of education into quality education that is

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  • Spar Opens Cooking Academy

    Spar Supermarket  has established a cooking school to teach its employees and Batswana in general

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  • New school to address congestion

    Disaneng junior secondary school, which is still under construction, is expected to address congestion in

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  • Ruling party mulls electoral, political reforms

    Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) central committee has resolved to explore possible areas for political and

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  • Senamolela into a professional ceramist

    Making little cows from clay he got from the river many years ago, it never

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  • Miss Kanye, adopt Seepapitso launched

    The chief education officer for the south region has applauded the organisors of Miss Kanye,

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  • Zeal for independence drives Keikabile

    Despite being visually challenged, 30-year-old Mr Mpho Keikabile is a music instructor and a Braille

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  • Palapye Hospital receives 200 blankets

    Palapye Hospital has received 200 blankets from Builders World Palapye.

    Speaking during the handover ceremony at

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  • DEA seeks increased awareness of NEESAP

    The deputy director of the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), Ms Dorothy Kgathinthite says the

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  • Adopt-a- School responsibility for all-Dow

    The adopt-a-school initiative is not for the rich or big companies, but every individual who

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  • Dual pathways for JC

    After Junior Certificate (JC) students will either follow the academic route or the vocational and

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  • Khoemacau Mine promotes healthy lifestyle

    As part of their corporate social responsibility, Khoemacau Mine held a wellness day which brought

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  • BDF personnel to study in China

    The Chinese Ambassador to Botswana, Mr Zheng Zhuqiang says his government is committed to continue

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  • 'Here I am to serve'

    GABORONE - Mmasekgoa Masire-Mwamba has set her eyes on a new challenge, she has thrown

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  • Alcohol abuse contributes to crime

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Kgotla Autlwetse says alcohol abuse contributes to

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  • Declining cheetah population worrisome

    Evolving over four million years ago and able to employ breathtaking acceleration to achieve speeds

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  • Mourners pay homage to former MP

    Second President Sir Ketumile Masire has described the late former Member of Parliament for Bobirwa

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  • Government tackles water shortage

    The acute shortage of water at Moreomabele and Topisi villages will be addressed once funds

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  • Omang brings joy to Tshamba

    A 54-year-old Motswana of Zezeru religious group, Mr Eric Tshamba is overjoyed after being issued

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  • Researchers critical development partners

    Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation (BITRI) CEO, Professor Nelson Torto says researchers should

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  • Digital migration presents opportunities

    Digital migration has the potential to improve both the quantity and quality of television content

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  • Expert promotes ecotourism

    An expert in community based natural resources management, Professor Stuart Marks says ecotourism is the

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  • Serowe Symphony keeps youth busy

    Serowe Symphony- a Serowe -based choral choir, will this weekend host a choral music festival

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  • Academic excellence needs everyone

    Parents are expected to play an active role in the upbringing of their children in

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  • Company sponsors Mopipi prize giving

    Weighty Equipment Repair and Maintenance Solutions (WERMS), a local company that specialises in heavy equipment

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  • Transport sector less skilled- HRDC

    Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) acting chief executive officer, Dr Patrick Molutsi says the transport

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  • Residents propose new courses

    Residents of Gweta have said that they agree to rationalisation of brigades but however proposed

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  • YWCA embarks on recruitment drive

    Botswana Young Women Christian Association (YWCA) has embarked on a membership recruitment drive targeting young

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  • LEA official motivates students

    The director of corporate and stakeholder communications at Local Enterprise Authority (LEA), Ms Boikhutso Kgomanyane,

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  • Kesalopa not defined by condition

    The saying that disability does not mean inability can never be exhausted and Mr Matthews

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  • Ghanzi senior to celebrate 20th anniversary

    Ghanzi Senior Secondary School is set to celebrate its 20th anniversary this month.

    The celebrations will

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  • From classroom to TV studios

    He graces local television screens every Thursday at 6pm as host of one of the

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  • Support young people - Batshu

    It is important for all stakeholders to take part in coming up with measures and

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  • CDC to rollout pre-primary education

    The Central District Council (CDC) intends to have reception classes in all primary schools by

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  • Maruatona passes on

    Former Bobirwa Member Parliament now Bobonong constituency has died on August 31 at Bokamoso Private

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  • Autism Botswana educates Batswana

    Autism Botswana in collaboration with Camphill Community Trust conducted an integrated pilot project for early

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  • House of Hope trust empowers women

    About 600 unemployed and unskilled women are expected to benefit from the new women empowerment

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  • Brigades need rebranding

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Kgotla Autlwetse has implored lecturers and staff

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  • Class of 1997 improves lives

    Seepapitso Class of 1997 has embarked on a move to assist the less privileged and

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  • Visionary leader achieves results - Goya

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya says it takes visionary

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  • PSP adopts Malaka primary

    The Permanent Secretary to the President, Mr Cater Morupisi and his family have adopted Malaka

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  • Simplify tender documents - Tsogwane

    Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Slumber Tsogwane says tender documents should be

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  • Fare thee well team

    September 1st (today) marks the first day of Botswana’s independence month. On this day at

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  • Popagano Pottery continues to flourish

    While other elderly women are looking up to their children to take care of, it

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  • Agricultural schemes can ease water shortage

    Shortage of water, especially in farms, is an indication of the slow uptake of programmes

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  • YWCA soldiers on after 50 years

    The chief executive officer of Pensions Fund, Ms Boitumelo Molefe says it is a welcome

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  • Taking care of orphans critical

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Kgotla Autlwetse says supporting charity shows that

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  • Coles commends Phaphane teachers

    Deputy permanent secretary for basic education in the Ministry of Education and Skills Development Mr

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  • Adherence to ARV improves in Jwaneng

    Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy by adolescents and children in Jwaneng has improved, thanks to the

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  • Chobe farmers use new machinery

    Chobe farmers have been introduced to new ploughing machinery that they will use in the

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  • Agric staff refurbishes Motswedi Rehabilitation Centre

    Kgatleng agricultural district officers together with their colleagues from Gaborone held their community service day

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  • Mmasekgowa Mwamba commends JCI members

    Deputy Secretary general for the Commonwealth, Ms Mmasekgowa Masire-Mwamba, has  commended members of the Junior

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  • True diamonds show to inspire

    The founder of Botswana’s True Diamonds, a second year student at the London School of

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  • Artist takes edutainment notch up

    Quite often a teacher and a parent are the ones usually recognised with desires and

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  • MoA to create jobs

    The acting permanent secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Dr Pharaoh Mosupi says a robust

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  • Macheng Music Concert billed for Lehututu

    The newly introduced Macheng Music Concert, which will be held at Lehututu Community Hall on

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  • Government fights human trafficking

    A police liaison officer at the Ministry of Defence, Justice and Security, Assistant Commissioner Moore

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  • Complete spill over infrastructural projects – chair

    Maun Administrative Authority councillors have been urged to step up and complete all spill over

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  • Morupisi applauds scholarship winners

    The Permanent Secretary to the President, Mr Carter Morupisi has urged 48 Batswana students destined

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  • HPV campaign to start again

    The second dose of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) will be undertaken from mid September,

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  • Team work crucial for delivery

    The Directorate of Public Service Management director, Ms Ruth Maphorisa says team spirit and honest

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  • Venson-Moitoi warns against human trafficking

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi has warned that human

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  • Werda, Kokotsha school drop outs high

    Public schools in the villages of Werda and Kokotsha are hit the most by incidents

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  • Taiwan Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation gives back

    People should learn to love and help others for love knows no boundaries and it’s

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  • Students desert SEDC schools

    Public schools in the South East District catchment area are finding it difficult to retain

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  • Youth run day care centre with passion

    Ms Boemo Nkhwa, 22, and her 26-year-old business partner, Ms Chasingwa Simon grew up as

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  • Solly Cannon endears self to photograph lovers

    Solly Cannon, a local photographer is currently on a mission to take the world by

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  • ICT enables economic diversification, growth

    Minister of Transport and Communications Honorable Tshenolo Mabeo says government has an important role to

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  • No rights will be lost - Goya

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya has assured the Ngamiland community

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  • Teachers, parents, learners unity crucial

    The sales manager at Macmillan Botswana, Mr Letsweletse Matlhape has implored teachers at Tshekedi primary

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  • AYS Cycling Solutions seeks partnership

    A newly established company, AYS Cycling Solutions based in Tlokweng is determined to partner with

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  • Prioritise on education - Goya

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development,Mr Moiseraele Goya has advised students to wait for

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  • SMMEs dominate trade fair

    Since its inception, the Botswana Consumer Fair has seen growth in number of bookings of

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  • Monyatsiwa shares talent with world

    At 29, Advent Monyatsiwa has achieved what most people his age can only dream of.

    He

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  • Inculcate entreprenership on children - official

    Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) Serowe branch manager says it is important to inculcate and nature

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  • Nyangabye appeals for partnership

    Nyangabgwe Referral Hospital (NRH) chief administration officer, Mr Kealotswe Keneetswe has lauded the media for

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  • SMME’s need education on tendering process

    Small Micro Medium Enterprises (SMME’s) need to try their luck on tenders, says the Member

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  • MANCOSA inspires Papatlo pupils

    The Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) has donated 10 computers fitted with WIFI cards

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  • Raphalane preserves culture

    The ever changing life has led to some cultural lifestyles and artefacts being forgotten, thereby

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  • Career fair chance to explore

    McConnell College in Tutume hosted a career fair for  form four students to equip them

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  • Committee solicits parents support

    Poor performance in public schools is not only a concern for the Ministry of Education

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  • Environmental education important

    The Ministry Environment, Wildlife and Tourism (MEWT) through the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) have

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  • Crime rate declines

    Botswana Police in District Number 5 are pleased with the crime trend, which is going

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  • Wheel alignment supports youth

    His ambition has always been to become an entrepreneur of repute.  He started off selling

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  • AIDS war far from over

    Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi has called for concerted efforts in accelerating fast track targets set

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  • Scara urges BFA to use veterans

    Legendary football star  Naphtaly ‘Scara’ Kebalepile says it is time the Botswana Football Association (BFA)

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  • Jwana primary celebrates victory

    Jwana Primary School recently held a price giving ceremony to award students who have performed

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  • Lenaneo le tlisa maduo kwa
 Chobe

    Lenaneo la Silent Drop Out le nnile le seabe se segolo mo go tokafatseng maduo

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  • Media hails Botswana for successful summit 


    Botswana has been commended for hosting a successful Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit. 

    Zimbabwe Broadcasting

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  • Swaziland to host next summit

    Following Botswana’s successful hosting of over a thousand delegates and 15 heads of state for

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  • Velast uplifts fellow musicians

    The 2014 President’s Day competitions winner in the back track category, Onalekitso “Velast” Monnaatsheko is

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  • OvaMbanderu Cultural Festival on cards

    Members of the Mbanderu Youth Association of Botswana (MYAB) will throng Sehithwa on August 29

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  • Palapye to host energy conference

    Energy availability is a fundamental requirement for wealth generation, development and sustainable growth of nations. 

    Botswana

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  • Focus important tool for success

    Students of Ramotswa and Taung junior secondary schools have been informed that the most important

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  • Mosiakoko king of cosmetics

    Keamogetse Mosiakoko aged 24 of Molepolole is not just another entrepreneur. What makes him different

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  • Manewe trades cables for herder’s rod

    His father used to tell him that “Moroto wa ntlha wa mosimane o latlhelwa ko

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  • Young author motivates peers

    The youthful book writer, Tumo Kenosi has urged Ngamiland youth to take advantage of the

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  • Mahalapye ups circumcision campaign

    The safe male circumcision campaign is doing well in Mahalapye and surrounding areas, says Mahalapye

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  • Vocational training key to transform economy

    If general education is considered the key to development, technical and vocational education and training

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  • Universities critical partners

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development Mr Kgotla Autlwetse has urged participants of

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  • SADC Gender Links visits Lobatse

    The Lobatse Town Council (LTC) is charged with the responsibility to address gender issues and

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  • Manager hails Thuso rehabilition centre

    Thuso Rehabilitation Centre (TRC) has been hailed for a positive impact on the lives of

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  • Councillor updates residents on developments

    Residents of Sehithwa have been informed of projects that are earmarked for their village.

    Speaking during

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  • Miss Kanye on cards

    A youthful 10 member group from Kanye will host the first annual Miss Kanye beauty

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  • Constituency teams defy regulations

    Some sports teams in the Jwaneng/Mabutsane constituency are said to be going against the set

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  • Botswana not in position to sign SADC gender protocol

    Botswana is not in a position to sign the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development,

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  • SA continuity donates to Masa primary

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraela Goya says education is a public

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  • Okavango listing presents opportunities

    National Museum and Monument director, Gaogakwe Phorano says the Okavango Delta listing as a World

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  • Ministry to replace computers

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya, says his ministry is

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  • Back to school assists over 55 000

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya, says the Back to

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  • Some teachers with secondary diploma placed in primary

    There are eight teachers holding secondary education diploma at primary schools in the Jwaneng/Mabutsane Constituency.

    Assistant

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  • Matambo explains research, dev. expenditure

    For the past two years, the total spending on research and development as a per

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  • Kenosi to launch novel

    Going by his excellent performance in Setswana at both primary and secondary school, writing in

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  • Special Olympics team amasses 20 medals

    The Minister of Education and Skills Development, Unity Dow has praised the Special Olympics team

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  • Kokorwe launches European Times

    The Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Gladys Kokorwe, says significant progress has been made

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  • North West motivates learners

    Ministry of Education and Skills Development's north west region students have been urged to strive

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  • MPs against proposed BMC tax exemption

    Some Members of Parliament are uncomfortable with an Income Tax (Amendment) Bill clause,  which proposes

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  • Wellness Day boosts morale

    The principal education officer in the central region, Ms Oatlhotse Keitseope has implored teachers to

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  • Ministry donates to Letlhakane youth

    Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture in Letlhakane has donated a toiletry basket to Mr

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  • Byte Size opens in Letlhakane

    Byte Size College, a computer and business studies school, has opened its doors in Letlhakane.

    The

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  • Mobile Chess Club believs in youth development

    The Mobile Chess Club (MCC) says it is looking to develop players through its youth

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  • Literacy key to poverty eradication

    An official from Botswana Qualifications Authority has emphasised the important role of literacy in eradicating

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  • BOBSA to attract media, sponsors

    Botswana Brigade Sports Association (BOBSA) seeks to court sponsors and attract media coverage in a

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  • Gaborone Motor shows resurgence

    The 2015 Shell Gaborone motor which will give Botswana’s local automotive industry and associated businesses

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  • Crime declines in Mahalapye

    Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration says even though the crime rate is

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  • Botswana committed to corruption fight

    Corruption is an international epidemic that has destroyed many governments and continues to threaten many

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  • Paparampa returns Home

    Like the prodigal son, David Sekgee, popularly known as Paparampa now has regrets for his

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  • Police educates through beauty contest

    Tonota police volunteers entertained residents with a rather unusual yet educative beauty contest, which took

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  • Officer warns students against drug peddling

    Students and teachers alike listened in disbelieve when Sub-Inspector Keotshwaretse Molatlhegi of Sejelo police station

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  • Teachers should collaborate - official

    The chief education officer at the Molepolole Administrative Authority/Lentsweletau Sub-district, Ms Rosalind Serumola, says synergies

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  • Hunhukwe RADs hostel students excel

    Hunhukwe Primary School head teacher, Mr Otshile Marumole, has commended Rural Area Dwellers (RADs) hostel

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  • Ministry sponsors students at college

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development says 84 students have been sponsored to

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  • 1 366 foreigners in govt employ

    A total of 1 366 foreigners out of a public service establishment of 108 743

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  • Human trafficking real

    Human trafficking is unfolding as a global risk and a challenge to progress made towards

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  • Education ministry launches Target 20 000

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development has launched a project dubbed Target 20 000.

    The

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  • Masisi hails initiative

    The Vice-President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi says one of the virtues of a good leader is

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  • Diloro Primary School benefits from Pre-school Programme

    As the name suggests, Diloro Primary School is located at Diloro village in  Tswapong. The

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  • Gender inequity needs to be eliminated - Goya

    Women in Francistown have been urged to join efforts to speed up elimination of gender

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  • Bill proceeds under certificate of urgency

    Members of Parliament have supported a move by Minister of Finance and Development Planning that

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  • Govt condemns human trafficking report

    The government rejects and condemns in the strongest terms the US report which contains inaccuracies,

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  • Criteria used to identify poverty benefeciaries

    Parliament has been informed that poverty is currently defined as a phenomenon in which a

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  • MoESD addresses teachers accomodation

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development continues to address issues regarding staff accommodation through

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  • Government plans better future for youth

    The government is committed to build a better and fulfulling future for the youth through

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  • Serowe hosts BOBSA national championships

    Botswana Brigade Sports Association (BOBSA) will this weekend host its ball sports national finals in

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  • Limkokwing gives BCW shot in the arm

    The founder and president of Limkokwing University of Creative Technology has offered Miss Botswana organisers

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  • Ministry, stakeholders share ideas

    The Minister of Education and Skills Development has organised a three-day session dubbed the Ideas,

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  • UB celebrates Sir Ketumile

    Sir Ketumile Masire is the “chief engineer and architect of the political miracle that is

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  • Minister explains payment of allowances

    The late allowances for dressmaking and secretarial courses students at Mahalapye Brigade Centre are due

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  • Nata Sub -district offices project in pipeline

    Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural Development cannot state with any certainty when the

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  • PE has no grade 1 senior teachers

    There are no senior teachers grade 1 for physical education at senior secondary school level.

    Assistant

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  • MPs support gender, development policy

    The Minister of Labour and Home Affairs, Mr Edwin Batshu, has been commended for putting

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  • Training costs vary

    Costs for training pharmacy students varies across the world, the Assistant Minister of Education and

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  • Northern Division police raise P84 000

    The Northern Division Police headquarters has raised over P84 000 in pledges towards building a

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  • Project revitalises vocational education

    Better Education for Africa’s Rise (BEAR) project is said to be progressing well since its

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  • Rewarding employees lifts morale

    In the quest to increase productivity in the workplace, employee recognition and development has been

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  • Men reluctant to register with OSET

    Despite government’s efforts to curb the illiteracy rate among the elderly through its Out of

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  • Boot camps advocate for ethical, performance values

    The objective of school-based boot camps for Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) learners

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  • Training levy pays brigade allowances

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya, says the operational capacity of

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  • Miss Botswana auditions Saturday

    The revamped Miss Botswana beauty pageant auditions will kick off at Adasonia Hotel in Francistown

    read more »

  • Germany aids conservation

    Botswana has acknowledged efforts made by Germany through funding of research projects in the Okavango

    read more »

  • Group joins fight against TB

    One of the few victors against Tuberculosis, Mr Thabang Ramotsisi, has formed a group called

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  • Smart leads BPP youth

    Mosojane councillor, Mr Mbaakanyi Smart, is the new Botswana People’s Party (BPP) youth league chairperson.

    Mr

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  • Modubule retains BMD chairmanship

    Mr Nehemiah Modubule retained the Botswana Movement for Democracy’s (BMD) chairpersonship at a three-day national

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  • Government commits to protect vulnerable children

    The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Slumber Tsogwane says the government is

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  • ‘Take sports seriously’

    The Assistant Minister of Education, Skills and Development, Kgotla Autlwetse, has implored students to develop

    read more »

  • Re a Nyalana Society donates 100 calculators

    Re a Nyalana Society has donated 100 scientific calculators to the Kgatleng education region to

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  • BOPSSA official claims sabotage

    President of the Botswana Primary Schools Sports Association (BOPSSA) Busani Segweni has accused some critical

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  • IHS lecturers first degree holders

    Ministry of Health is aware that the majority of lecturers at Francistown Institute of Health

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  • In God’s image

    Often, we hear people, including non-believers, say man is created in the image of God. 

    What

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  • Tertiary cut-off points remain 36

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development (MoESD), Mr Kgotla Autlwetse has told Parliament

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  • JCI empowers learners

    Junior Chamber International (JCI) Jwaneng chapter recently held a career fair for the form three

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  • Straight talk with French Ambassador

    In a precinct characterised by tight security, two striking flags are hoisted high; one with

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  • Letlhakane school under renovation

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development has informed Parliament that there is a delegation

    read more »

  • Botswana, France enjoy good relations

    The  Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi has commended the French

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  • Capacity building intiatives in place

    There have been initiatives to build capacity in the leather industry in Botswana, including the

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  • MoESD to revist office space for schools

    Ministry of Education and Skills Development is aware that all the junior secondary schools that

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  • Sport moulds

    The Minister of Education and Skills Development, Unity Dow has called on parents to allow

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  • No advantage for homeside Tanian

    Tanian Volleyball Club coach Mokuedi ‘Stone’ Mekgwe is of strong conviction that his side will

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  • No plans to upgrade Mojamorago JSS

    There are no plans  to upgrade Mojamorago Junior Secondary School in Selebi Phikwe to a

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  • Ministry supplies furniture when funds permit

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Kgotla Autlwetse has told Parliament that

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  • Partnership answer to positive results

    Kgosi Motsamai Kgosi of Kutamogoree in the Tutume Sub-district has urged parents to be hands

    read more »

  • JAB proves visionary

    Mayor for Gaborone, Mr Kagiso Thutlwe says, over the past twenty-one years Junior Achievement Botswana

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  • Lekgaba pottery: Dilapidated relic

    Pottery and ceramics have been an important part of human culture for over thousands of

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  • Primeone takes Mophato under its wings

    Primeone cleaning services company has adopted the cleaning of Mophato Primary School’s kitchen through the

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  • Qualifications authority ensures education of private institutions

    The quality of education offered by private tertiary education institutions is ascertained through a process

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  • Plan caters for students living with disabilities

    Ministry of Education and Skills Development is aware that there is no Special Unit for

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  • Ministers entitled to private use of govt fleet

    Ministers are entitled to use government vehicles even when they are not on official duty.

    Assistant

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  • Illicit drugs a concern

    Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mr Bruno Paledi says the country is currently experiencing a rise

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  • PLWDs need empowerment- Motingwa

    People Living with Disabilities (PLWDs) are more likely to live in poverty, if no attempts

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  • IEC ready for Goodhope - Mabule bye - elections

    The issuance of a writ of elections by President Lt. General Seretse Khama Ian Khama

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  • Khama stirs learners

    Patron of Sir Seretse Khama Memorial Junior Secondary School, President Lt. General Seretse Khama Ian

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  • Knowledge, information vital-Molefe

    Productivity is based on the quantity and quality of information and knowledge people possess, says

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  • AFDA Botswana to grow film industry

    AFDA Botswana, a tertiary institution that offers motion pictures and performing arts courses, is set

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  • Envoy appreciates Botswana talent

    Japanese deputy ambassador, Keiji Hamada, says Batswana have a unique and amazing talent that needs

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  • Excellence awards encourages hard work

    Parents and teachers have been encouraged to inculcate the spirit of excellence in their children.

    Head

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  • MoESD/BCM partner in training

    Ministry of Education and Skills Development has partnered with Botswana Chamber of Mines (BCM) to

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  • Congestion overwhelms DRTS

    Department of Road Transport and Safety (DRTS) is still faced with a great challenge of

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  • Opposition doubts proposed University

    Despite majority of Members of Parliament supporting the idea of transforming Botswana College of Agriculture

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  • Siele joins UNICEF as advocacy champion

    Former Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Peter Siele is the UNICEF advocacy

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  • Resource constraints hinder Zwenshambe JSS maintenance

    Zwenshambe Junior Secondary School was due for cyclical maintenance this financial year, but this will

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  • HIV/AIDS still a challenge

    HIV/AIDS epidemic remains one of the challenges to global public health. 


    As a result, the

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  • Autlwetse explains research strategy

    Government has developed a research and innovation strategy for tertiary education institution, which seeks to

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  • Transport ministry key to development

    Ministries and parastatals have been directed to dedicate their efforts to employment creation, poverty eradication,

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  • Govt aligns vocational training to economy demand

    Government is planning to align brigades and vocational colleges to offer new programmes which were

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  • OSET bears fruits

    Out of School Education Training (OSET) has started to bear desired fruits. Speaking in an

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  • MPs support Bill for second reading

    Members of Parliament have supported the Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources Bill for

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  • Maths wizards in Thailand

    Mathematics Association of Botswana (MAB) has sent a team of six young students to participate

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  • A peep into a “House of Men “Theatre Group

    When the Theatre Group emerged in Letlhakeng,  some had mixed feelings about the Group, and

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  • Mozambique political situation stable

    An official of Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO) says the political situation in Mozambique remains calm.


    Speaking

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  • IHS consultations on

    Assistant Minister of Health, Dr Alfred Madigele, has told Parliament that the process to relocate

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  • Education ministry dismisses allegations

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development has described as untrue allegations presented in the

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  • Councillors propose regulation of private tutors

    Lobatse councillors have approved a motion that seeks the Ministry of Education Skills and Development

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  • Marumo chases her dream

    Mr Tshepiso Marumo, like her friends in the rural settlements had a dream of one

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  • Khama applauds party members

    President Lt Seretse Khama Ian Khama has hailed some Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) members for

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  • Ramotswa students walk for tutorials

    High Court, Justice Michael Mothobi says education is the greatest legacy that the young generation

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  • No foul play in death - Supt Foda

    Acting station commander of Letlhakane Police station Supt Albert Foda has quashed rumors surrounding the

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  • Sri Lanka consul helps establish Bana Ba Botswana

    Botswana and Sri Lanka continue to enjoy cordial relations on issues of mutual interest and

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  • Japan builds pre-school for Mababe

    The Japanese government has constructed a pre-school at Kgosietsile Primary School in Mababe through its

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  • World bazaar donates to education ministry

    In an effort to enhance academic and sporting excellence in public schools, World Bazaar wholesalers

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  • Areobake Moalafi readies for Special Olympics

    A student of Makgakgane Primary School, Special Education Unit, Areobake Moalafi will be among team

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  • Orange rewards excellence

    Orange Foundation will, on July 16, award top achieving students in the Special Needs Category

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  • Botswana, Japan extend partnership

    The deputy permanent secretary in the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, Ms Halakangwa

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  • Kedikilwe applauds SOS

    The former vice president, Dr Ponatshego Kedikilwe, has commended SOS Children’s Village for playing a

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  • Tshireletso pleads for commitment

    North West District councillors have been urged to join hands with public servants and play

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  • Educated, skilled manpower drive economy

    Deputy district commissioner for Good Hope Sub -district says for a country to develop, it

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  • Healthy lifestyle keeps doctor away

    Government spends millions of pula in health care system every year, particularly on chronic, communicable

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  • BISA boxing meet starts on low note

    Botswana Integrated Sports Association (BISA) South Central Zone manager, Joy Kenosi, says teachers need technical

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  • Vultures under threat

     Vultures, the natural cleaners of the environment, are dying at an alarming rate and immediate

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  • Beauty industry uplifts Matobo youngster

    At the age of 27, Ms Percy Chakalisa of Matobo in Tutume Sub-district, has not

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  • Kgagane benefits from housing appeal

    The Presidential Housing Appeal coordinator, Col Duke Masilo, has applauded Batswana for upholding the spirit

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  • Trio makes it with communications

    The trio, 27-year-old Bosiela Kebonyedilo, Tiro Mmereki (29) and Moreri Mesho (26), took the seemingly

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  • Ex-soldier ‘super’ with children

    Kenalebetsho Mompati, 46, of Maun, woke up one good morning in 2012 with the urge

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  • How light glows at the end of the tunnel

    Two years ago, she did not own a house, neither could she put food on

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  • Churning money out of recipes

    The Recipe Restaurant managing director, Tshepho Gabatshwarwe, has attributed the success of her business to

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  • Faith strongest weapon against all battles

    Lobatse mayor, Ms Malebogo Kruger, has encouraged New Look Scripture Union (SU) students to hold

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  • King of Kings laid to rest

    Multitudes thronged Blue Town location in Francistown on Saturday (June 27) to pay their last

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  • Health ministry shifts to preventive services

    The Ministry of Health (MoH) has embarked on a paradigm shift from curative to preventive

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  • Botswana, France strengthen relations

    The President, Lt Gen Seretse Khama Ian Khama returned from a state visit to France

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  • School for the deaf to enhance learning

    Francistown Centre for the Deaf Education (FCDE) on Tuesday (June 23) received Clicker 6 software

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  • COPA Coca Cola tourney returns

    The COPA Coca Cola is back with Kgalagadi Breweries Limited (KBL) injecting over P1 million

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  • Early childhood development vital

    Every nation must ensure that their children have the best quality education from an early

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  • BNSC to renovate Maun stadium

    Government will use over P1 million to undertake major maintenance at the Maun Sports Complex.

    Botswana

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  • Education ministry pilots English initiative

    The department of education in North West region is piloting a breakthrough to English initiative

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  • Authorities caution students

    Students have been urged to ensure they lay a solid foundation for their own future

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  • Chess future promising

    Botswana National Sports Council (BNSC) chairperson, Solly Reikeletseng, says chess has a brilliant future in

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  • Education ministry staff rekindles spirit of giving

    Acting Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraela Goya, says he is delighted with

    read more »

  • Cuba, Botswana come long way

    The Acting President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi, has assured the Cuban government of Botswana’s support during

    read more »

  • Matlapeng wins Gaborone half marathon

    Sesebo Matlapeng held off stiff competition to claim the first Gaborone half marathon title on

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  • UNICEF averse to child marriages

    UNICEF representative to Botswana, Ms Vidhya Ganesh says there are still some cases of child

    read more »

  • Majoka lays foundation

    Majoka Foundation initiatives are in line with the country’s broader vision of achieving inclusive sustainable

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  • Kgotla no go area for trousers, miniskirts

    Kgosi Oscar Mosielele of Moshupa in the Southern District has discouraged women fromt attending kgotla

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  • Children’s education responsibility of community

    Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow has asked members of Ntlo-Ya-Dikgosi to

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  • Practical subjects can curb joblessness

    Skills acquired from practical subjects can help curb youth unemployment.  

    Giving a keynote address during

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  • Young Timpa lives Art

    A Molepolole young born, Mmoloki Timpa, 24, is not struggling with unemployment as he is

    read more »

  • Botswana National Sport Commission welcome

    The Botswana National Sport Council board is expected to dissolve before the end of July

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  • Dow off to Bahamas

    The Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow, left for Bahamas today (June

    read more »

  • Education ministry wants to catch them young

    Learners will in the near future have to choose between vocational and academic education at

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  • Child marriages devastating

    The deputy representative of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), Mr Scott Whoolery,

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  • Gaborone half marathon Sunday

    More than 500 athletes will compete at the Gaborone Half Marathon, a charity event organised

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  • Donations keep streaming in

    Senior Private Secretary to the President Brigadier Tlhalerwa has called on more individuals and corporations

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  • President’s Day fashion show thrills

    It was a full house at the President’s Day fashion show competition held at the

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  • Batswana embrace adopt-a-school initiative

    Matsaakgang Primary School head, Mr Seetletso Moroka, has hailed Batswana for embracing the Adopt-a-School Initiative.

    Adopt-a-School

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  • Women sew for living

    Sewing is one of the pastimes that Batswana engage in and also use to earn

    read more »

  • Botswana strives for knowledge-based economy

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya, says the key national development

    read more »

  • Masama bemoans water crisis

    Residents of Masama in Serowe North constituency have complained about shortage of water in their

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  • Clark calls for broadening of economic base

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) coordinator, Ms Helen Clark, says there is need for

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  • MMEWR tackles water, power challenges

    The Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources (MMEWR) has been commended for its efforts

    read more »

  • Russia: Botswana’s true friend

    Speaker of the National Assembly has noted with satisfaction the recent political consultations between ministers

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  • Metsimasweu aims for excellence

    Metsimasweu Junior Secondary School is striving for academic excellence as they seek to turn the

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  • Dow promotes strategic plan

    Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow, has called on the community and

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  • Perseverance key to success

    Simon Ratshosa Primary School has embraced the art of teaching after scoring above the regional

    read more »

  • Education to focus on practicals - minister

    The education system will put more focus on practical subjects at junior secondary schools to

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  • Schools in remote areas unattractive - Namane

    Chief education officer for Boteti Mr Othusitse Namane has said teachers were not willing to

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  • Government addresses public service challenges

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has encouraged public officers to develop the spirit

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  • Chinese embassy donates to school

    Chinese Embassy has donated teaching equipment worth over P250 000 to Kubung Primary School in

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  • Print company adopts school


    Proper Print and Graphics Company donated a television, decoder and a digital camera to the

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  • Dialogane di tlaa thusiwa

    Mothusa tona wa lephata la thuto le tlhabololo dikitso, Rre Kgotla Autlwetse a re puso

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  • Ncube wades uncharted waters

    At 63 years old, the owner of the Makgonatsothe Furniture, Ms Modi Ncube is self-reliant,

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  • Teachers command respect - VP

    The Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi, says teachers deserve to be treated with dignity so

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  • Ministry to rid land administration of corruption

    Corruption in land administration and management remains a challenge, hence the need to continue working

    read more »

  • Stanbic bank sponsors psychosocial support programme

    Stanbic Bank Botswana has donated P120 000 to Regional Psychosocial Support Initiative (REPSSI) to sponsor

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  • Navigating culture to deliver justice

    Cultural traditions form an integral part of society since they transmit shared values and beliefs

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  • Teachers should commit to work

    Former Ambassador of Botswana to the United States, Ms Tebelelo Seretse, commended teachers for their

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  • Clusters help fulfil teachers mandate

    Teachers have been called upon to take advantage of teacher clusters to fulfill their obligation,

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  • Plan supports vocational training

    The Education and Training Strategic Sector Plan (ETSSP) will usher in a learner-centred education system

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  • Seretse salutes teachers

    Former ambassador, Ms Tebelelo Seretse, has commended teachers for addressing challenges that students face.

    "It is

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  • Concerted efforts key to fight against cancer

    People and governments should give more attention to the fight against cancer, says a member

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  • Nurses need to serve with dignity

    Botswana nurses have been called upon to preserve their dignity and fulfill the pledge of

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  • Bona Naledi commits to behavioural change

    The founder of Bona Naledi Society is committed to ensuring that behaviours and lifestyles of

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  • Social club heeds poverty eradication call

    A Francistown-based non-profitable organization known as Friends Like This Social Club, has heeded the government’s

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  • Bona Naledi addresses behavioural change

    The founder of Bona Naledi is committed to ensuring that behaviours and life styles of

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  • Official urges students to shun alcohol, drugs

    Director of basic education, Mr Lesego Morake, has urged the youth to refrain from engaging

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  • Education ministry launches strategy plan


    Ministry of Education and Skills Development has launched a five-year strategic plan dubbed Education and

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  • Science teachers must improve learning

    Science teachers have been urged to adopt non-traditional methods in order to improve learning at

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  • Why BFA demoted Nkutwisang

    While many sporting organisations around the world have joined the bandwagon of empowering women in

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  • Masire hails church intervention

    Former president, Sir Ketumile Masire, says the school of discipleship of the Face the Nation

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  • Government banks on civil servants

    Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Dikgang Makgalemele, says despite Botswana’s modest

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  • Association revives traditional games

    Western education should not in any way mean that Batswana should abandon their own traditions,

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  • botswana, Germany exchange notes

    Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Gladys Kokorwe, yesterday (June 1), met with the German

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  • Adopt a school initiative beneficial

    Matsaakgang Primary School head, Mr Seetletso Moroka, has hailed Batswana for embracing the Adopt-a-School Initiative;

    read more »

  • CompuCare donates to Motokwe Primary School

    Motokwe Primary school has been urged to put to good use the five computer sets

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  • Chinese embassy helps empower Batswana

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Kgotla Autlwetse, has hailed the persistence of

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  • Poverty eradication cases need urgency

    Poverty eradication cases should be treated with utmost urgency, Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and

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  • Botswana promotes gender equality

    Botswana is committed to the promotion of gender equality and women empowerment, the Minister of

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  • Botswana adopts Incheon declaration

    Botswana and other countries worldwide have adopted the Incheon Declaration on Education which sets out

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  • Mafefe: Man behind Nijel Amos' success

    Until the 35th Botswana National Sport Council Awards on May 23, 2015, little was known

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  • Student loans recovery remains challenge

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development is still to employ some means in an

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  • Barclays Bank looks out for youth

    Government remains committed to ensuring that conducive environment exist for the private sector to thrive

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  • Van Der Westhuizen applauds SPTC

    Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Fans Van Der Westhuizen has applauded

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  • Magistrate wants child friendly courts

    Maun chief magistrate, Mr Mompati Taolo has emphasised the need for government to appoint probation

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  • Kgosi urges public servants to serve with pride

    Public servants have been urged to provide top quality services to their clientele whilst at

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  • Narita Motors donates Maths sets

    Narita Motors has been commended for having chosen to strengthen the Ministry of Education and

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  • Zhizha cultural festival coming

    The annual Zhizha cultural festival will take place on Saturday, May 30 at Kuminda Farm

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  • Breastfeeding way to go

    Nurses have been implored to facilitate the practice of breast feeding as it is the

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  • Olopeng urges youth to seize opportunities

    The Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Mr Thapelo Olopeng has urged Ngamiland youth to

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  • Mayor takes HIV test publicly

    Gaborone mayor, Mr Kagiso Thutlwe, on May 23, took an HIV test publicly in an

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  • New plant to address Maun water crisis

    Water shortage in some areas around Maun will come to an end as funds have

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  • Botswana least corrupt country in Africa - Seretse

    Directorate of Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) director general, Ms Rose Seretse has said her

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  • DISS to fight international crime

    Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services (DISS) director general, Mr Isaac Kgosi says his department

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  • Diplomat praises Adopt-a-School initiative

    The Namibian High Commissioner to Botswana, Mr Mbapeua Muvangua says the government of Botswana’s Adopt-a-School

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  • Kgosi Setlhodi: Visionary leader

    Many describe him as a remarkable leader who has the interests of his subjects in

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  • BEC applauds sponsors

    Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) executive secretary has applauded sponsors who have over the years pledged

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  • Stakeholder participation key in education

    The role of stakeholders in education has been described as paramount to the attainment of

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  • Professional bodies contribute to development

    The government of Botswana recognises the importance of regulated professional bodies in contributing to the

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  • Masisi roots for Matlapeng in Mochudi bye -election

    Members of the Botswana Democratic Party have been encouraged to vote in large numbers during

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  • Tshwaane primary celebrates excellence

    Member of Parliament for Takatokwane constituency, Mr Ngaka Ngaka has hailed Tshwaane Primary School for

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  • Foreign affairs ministry receives P26m equipment

    Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi says the video conferencing equipment

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  • Lady Khama trust hosts diamond derby

    Lady Khama Charitable Trust (LKCT) is to host the third Lady Khama Diamond horse derby

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  • Backlog eradication programme in progress

    Selebi Phikwe mayor, Mr Amogelang Mojuta, says the primary school backlog eradication programme is in

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  • Standard bank introduces education trust fund

    Standard Chartered Bank has announced a citizen empowerment transaction through establishment of the standard chartered

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  • Stakeholders’ participation ideal

    Stakeholders have been encouraged to contribute to the well-being of students in order to help

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  • Farmers call for transparency

    Commercial farmers have called for transparency and fairness in the implementation of the Sustainable Land

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  • Dikolo tsa kgaolo ya Nkange di dira botoka

    Mogolwane mo ofising ya thuto kwa Tutume,Rre Otukile Chaba, a re dikole tse di mo

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  • Collaboration vital to quality health care

    Assistant Minister of Health, Dr Alfred Madigele, has urged the private sector to collaborate with

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  • North East region celebrates excellence

    Ministry of Education and Skills Development (MoESD) in the North East region has found it

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  • Education needs effective leaders - Monkge

    An education consultant and former Vision 2016 coordinator, Dr Collie Monkge, has implored school heads

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  • Kgathi inaugurates legal aid board

    The Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Mr Shaw Kgathi, has hailed the inauguration of

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  • TVET addresses technology changes

    Rising unemployment, lack of skilled workers and high drop-out rates have placed the issue of

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  • Namibian refugees’ status ends – Kgathi



    The DailyNews of May 18, 2015 carried a story which implied that Namibian refugees at

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  • Power cuts disrupt volleyball battles

    Load shedding denied volleyball supporters an epic battle between title holders Kutlwano and resilient Diphatsa

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  • World Group of Companies gives to pupils

    The donation of school uniforms to schools in Bobonong constituency by the World Group of

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  • Women participation increases

    London 2012 Olympics were historic because all participating countries had women athletes in their teams,

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  • 61 graduate from rehabilitation exercise

    Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Mr Shaw Kgathi, has commended 61 youth who graduated

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  • ICT key to economic growth

    The Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi, says information and communications technology (ICT) is a key

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  • Flea market, art exhibition for Savannah Lodge

    Kanye will, on May 30 to June 6, host an open flea market and art

    read more »

  • Sennanyana gets dirty to put food on table

    While many youth are struggling with unemployment, some are trying to ignore that status and

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  • Sports platform for women to show talent

     Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) chairperson, Ahlam Salem Mubarak Al Mana, says hosting international sport events

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  • Namibian refugees want to stay

    Namibian refugees at the Dukwi refugee camp have stated that they will not return to

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  • BCL donates to Lepokole

    BCL divisional manager, Mr Harold van Zyl, says government has introduced reception classes at primary

    read more »

  • Chobe celebrates excellence

    The Chobe regional labour officer, Mr Luckson Likokoto, says they want their area to be

    read more »

  • Nigerian envoy salutes Botswana

    The outgoing Nigerian High Commissioner, Mr Okubotin Charles Cocodia, says Botswana's good governance has

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  • Goya decries education pitfalls

    Government is not getting the return on  read more »

  • Itireleng JSS celebrates success

    The Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) chief executive officer, Dr Akolang Tombale, has lauded Itireleng Junior

    read more »

  • Olopeng promises second television channel

    Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture,Thapelo Olopeng, says his ministry is working round the clock

    read more »

  • Mini-bus to make life easy for Pandamatenga pupils

    Members of the Pandamatenga Primary School community are proud owners of a new seven-seater mini-bus,

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  • David’s love for children rewarding

    The say love is the greatest and most precious gift one can give and it

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  • Maths, Science essential

    With the country experiencing a shrinking labour pipeline and growing need for skilled workers, it

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  • ‘Take youth on board’

    The ministries of education and skills development as well as health hosted an Eastern and

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  • Sports minister speaks

    The Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture, Thapelo Olopeng, says he is aware that some

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  • Numbers of women in ICT grows

    Over the years women and girls have gradually become involved in the science and technological

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  • Kgale JSS raises banner for PWDs

    The special education coordinator for Kgale Hill Junior Secondary School (JSS), Ms Gaolatolwe Israel, says

    read more »

  • Segopotso primary yearns for adoption

    Segopotso Primary School head, Ms Phatsimo Balesamang, says efforts to look for companies and individuals

    read more »

  • Pakistan store donates to less privileged

    Lobatse mayor, Ms Malebogo Kruger, has applauded Pakistan trading store management and their employees for

    read more »

  • Parents unhappy with Letlhakeng junior school

    Residents of Letlhakeng have raised concerns about what they termed negative developments which are likely

    read more »

  • BOPEU puts workers interests first

    Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) president, Mr Andrew Motsamai, says they will not take a

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  • Unemployment affect economy

    The economy is faced with high levels of unemployment amidst a saturated job market in

    read more »

  • Goya applauds Guma camp

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya, has commended Guma Lagoon

    read more »

  • TVET institutions partnership crucial

    Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Skills Development, Mr Richard Matlhare, says there

    read more »

  • Ramantele keeps on dreaming

    Ms Johana Ramantele (53) of Gakhibane in the Kgalagadi District, is a hard worker of

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  • Maele urges farmers to pave way

    Affected owners of farming lands around Morupule Coal Mine have been urged to put national

    read more »

  • Lablab: Answer to cattle industry

    Lablab Purpureus, otherwise known as Lablab, is a promising plant. It is a dual purpose

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  • Forum enhances foreign mission

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation is mindful of the need to meet

    read more »

  • Boago snatches Miss Tertiary Francistown title

    A first year student at Botswana Accountancy College (BAC), Boago Bogacu, was crowned the first

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  • Volleyball coach hopes for slot in All Africa Games

    Senior national men’s volleyball team coach is positive and optimistic that his charges will qualify

    read more »

  • Employees celebrate labour day through sports

    Workers day for some public servants was celebrated through a tournament dubbed May 1 Sports

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  • Hard work earns Lepashe good results

    Lepashe Primary School scooped position one in the 2014 Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE) results

    read more »

  • Kgaphamadi primary proves mettle

    Kgaphamadi Primary School in Ghanzi excelled in the 2014 Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE) proving

    read more »

  • Spelling Bee improves students performance

    Spelling Bee Botswana in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Skills Development (MoESD) are

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  • BOCRA vows to transform Struizendam primary

    Botswana Communications Regulation Authority (BOCRA) has plans to make Struizendam Primary School in the Kgalagadi

    read more »

  • Salif Keita marks international jazz day

    On April 30, Botswana joined rest of the world to celebrate the UNESCO International Jazz

    read more »

  • Participants get peer educators certificates

    Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) and the Ministry of Youth Sports and Culture (MYSC) have awarded

    read more »

  • Ipelegeng not for youth - Ngaka

    Takatokwane MP, Mr Ngaka Ngaka, says it is disheartening for students not to take their

    read more »

  • Mmolotsi addresses Block V residents

    Francistown South MP, Mr Wynter Mmolotsi, has informed residents of Block V in his constituency

    read more »

  • Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) in perspective

    LEA director of corporate and stakeholder communications, Ms Boikhutso Kgomanyane, says in an interview that

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  • Youth fund boosts Children of God

    Some people may posit that taking a child to a day care centre is just

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  • RADP: Creating opportunities driving rural development

    From Basarwa Rural Development Programme to Rural Area Development Programme (RADP), the programme has not

    read more »

  • S&CD saves Mokala Bakery

    Moshaweng is hemmed between the Bakwena royal capital, Molepolole, and the mining town of Jwaneng

    read more »

  • Botswana shows progress in ICT development

    Government continues to show progress of development in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) issues.

    Deputy director

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  • Organisation trains residents on conflict resolution

    Some students, teachers and traditional leaders in Maun have been awarded peace leaders certificates after

    read more »

  • Abotseng follows passion to earn living

    Usually, after obtaining the highest qualification of some sort most graduates, even those with more

    read more »

  • Lady Khama trust donates

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has handed over a minibus to Camphill Community

    read more »

  • Awards show appreciation of employees

    It is important to put the right attitude into action to achieve the desired and

    read more »

  • Barclays donates to Mochudi centre

    Education is one of the most effective ways of breaking the cycle of discrimination and

    read more »

  • Hats off to Orapa JSS

    The acting general manager of Orapa Letlhakane and Damtshaa Mines (OLDM), Mr Bakani Motlhabani, has

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  • Women’s league turns to FIFA

    Since losing the AT&T Monnakgotla sponsorship, the Women Super League has struggled to make ends

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  • Letebele urges accountants to volunteer

    The auditor general, Ms Pulane Letebele, has encouraged accountants to volunteer and provide accounting services

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  • Face to face with Marang Molosiwa

    She first graced the television screens as a cute talent-oozing child, making her first debut as

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  • Botswana in the global mayhem

    There is no doubt that social values face a challenge in many societies. Many African

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  • Shortage of resources hamper efforts


    Ngamiland District Conservation Committee members have complained that shortage of resources frustrates their efforts to

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  • Betesankwe primary defies odds

    Betesankwe Primary School in the outskirts of Jwaneng has defied all odds by making a

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  • Board, community take action against culprits

    Agricultural Resource Board and local authorities have resolved to take legal action against people who

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  • Football unites people of Okavango in Gaborone

    Challenges that have affected the youth in the Okavango region for a long time will

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  • Maduo a wetse tlase

    Dipalo tsa bana ba ba kwadileng ditlhatlho tsa ngwaga o o fitileng ba lekwalo la

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  • African Odyssey honours Plateau's top performers

    Plateau Primary School’s top performers from last year’s Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE) were treated

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  • Spiking Stars win weekend games

    Ramotswa-based side, Spiking Stars, thrashed all their opponents at a volleyball extravaganza at Serowe College

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  • ACHAP records positive results in SMC operations

    The African Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Partnership (ACHAP) has scored progressive results in relation to Safe Male

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  • Masilo condemns excessive drinking

    Excessive alcohol consumption is still a challenge to the wellbeing of the country’s population.

    The deputy

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  • Dust settles at BIUST - Goya

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya, says he is optimistic

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  • New Era yields technicians

    New Era College of Arts, Science and Technology held its first graduation of 400 students

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  • Look for more opportunities -official

    Botho University students and alumni have been implored to look for more opportunities and avoid

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  • Future belongs to youth

    It is not the intention of government to have youth queuing for Ipelegeng programme, says

    read more »

  • Grassroots development critical

    Grassroot development has been hailed as a pivotal component of Botswana Football Association football programmes

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  • Botswana monitors situation in South Africa

    
    

    The government of Botswana has noted with concern the reported incidents of violence

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  • Poverty war pays dividends

    The Vision 2016 coordinator, Dr Charity Kruger, says the country is doing well in its

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  • Ngaka rebukes Lempu students

    Member of Parliament for Takatokwane, Mr Ngaka Ngaka, says he is concerned about poor performance

    read more »

  • Waste proves valuable to Keeditse

    Some people are of the view that waste adds no value to their lives, but

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  • Food borne diseases health threat

    The acting deputy permanent secretary for preventive health services, Dr Haruna Baba Jibril says there

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  • Man of match selection technical

    There has been debate among football supporters about the criteria used to select man-of-the-match during

    read more »

  • BTU launches Lobatse branch

    Barclays Bank Botswana Lobatse branch manager, Ms Seteng Pelaelo says teachers should realise the power

    read more »

  • Nthomang applauds government

    Government has been commended for being active in carrying out the corporate social responsibility initiatives

    read more »

  • BOFOD, BNYC meet over national youth bill

    The Botswana Federation of the Disabled (BOFOD) held a consultative forum with the Botswana National

    read more »

  • No plans to discontinue course offered at Macheng

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development has no plans to discontinue the auto mechanic

    read more »

  • New era for Cynthia’s centre

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama, on April 10, officially handed over Cynthia’s Child

    read more »

  • Government envisions crime free nation

    The Attorney General, Dr Athaliah Molokomme, says government remains committed to preventing and combating crime

    read more »

  • Ministry helps farmers maintain fence

    Ministry of Agriculture is implementing an Integrated Fence Maintenance Strategy underpinned by education of farmers

    read more »

  • Botswana commemorates autism day

    Deputy permanent secretary in the Office of the President, Dr Jeff Ramsay says World Autism

    read more »

  • Teachers decline to serve in Salajwe

    Four primary school and four junior secondary school teachers turned down offers of appointment to

    read more »

  • Financial prudence influences indebtedness

    Government has been proactive in instituting policies that are geared towards enabling individuals to manage

    read more »

  • Makgalemele appreciates church role

    The Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration says government sees the church as

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  • Monnaatsie lives his passion

    While his mother is still busy in the yard attending to other household chores, the

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  • 12 die during holidays

    Five people died in four fatal road accidents during the Easter holidays from April 2

    read more »

  • Insurance bill reaches committee stage

    Members of Parliament have welcomed the Insurance Industry Bill.

    When debating the bill, the Leader of

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  • Malfunction of pump stations cause blockages

    Minister of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources, Mr Kitso Mokaila, says the problem of pump

    read more »

  • Getto Designs prepares for cultural event

    Ghetto Urban Designs, a youth owned company that has been operating for the past nine

    read more »

  • Crime worries Reatile

    The Southern District Council (SDC) chairman, Mr Mephato Reatile, says crime remains a cause for

    read more »

  • Itekeng councillor launches vision 2018


    As Batswana continue countdown towards realising Vision 2016, Francistown is also looking forward to have

    read more »

  • Boteti brigade has 39 full-time staff members

    Boteti Brigade has 39 full-time and 10 temporary staff members, the Assistant Minister of Education

    read more »

  • Botswana will meet digital migration deadline

    Botswana will meet the June 2015 deadline of migrating from analogue to digital terrestrial television

    read more »

  • Country’s reputation at risk

    Botswana’s international reputation as a safe haven for wildlife is at risk because of the

    read more »

  • Youth agents of change - Olopeng

    The Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture, Mr Thapelo Olopeng, says young people are agents

    read more »

  • Vocational education way to go

    Minister of Education and Skills Development says the youth must have a new mind-set towards

    read more »

  • Minister calls for restoration of society's moral fiber

    Assistant Minister in the Ministry of Education and Skills Development, Mr kgotla Autlwetse, has called

    read more »

  • Merafhe biography out

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has described the late former vice president, Lt

    read more »

  • Francistown college changes mandate

    The decision to change mandate and functions of the Francistown College of Education (FCE) was

    read more »

  • Inclusiveness key for FDI

    Deputy permanent secretary in the Office of the President, Mr Mogomotsi Kaboeamodimo says Botswana’s inclusiveness

    read more »

  • Ministry did not plan vocational school in Tsau

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development did not plan for construction of a vocational

    read more »

  • Education ministry addresses accommodation shortage

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya, says his ministry is aware

    read more »

  • Teachers paid overtime

    The overtime policy is progressive and teachers, just like other public officers, are paid overtime

    read more »

  • Qualifications authority commends BDF

    Director of Quality Assurance at the Botswana Qualifications Authority, Ms Selebo Jobe, says for the

    read more »

  • One product model ideal

    The Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Philip Makgalemele has challenged Maun

    read more »

  • Goya wants results

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya, has challenged employees under his

    read more »

  • Waste management remains challenge in Ngamiland

    Illegal dumping and littering are still rampant in Ngamiland District, according to the North West

    read more »

  • Companies donate to centre

    Three companies, Unitrans, Scania and Kwa Nokeng Oil have donated different goods to the Francistown

    read more »

  • Ntebogang comes tops

    Ntebogang Junior Secondary School (JSS) in Kanye recently scooped a trophy after coming tops in

    read more »

  • Anti-doping rules, regulations knowledge critical


    Medical practitioners have been advised to study the World Anti-Doping Code and Regulations to

    read more »

  • Otse youth find solace in Ipelegeng

    When the sun rises, Mr Tiroyaone Morwale (24) trots on a routine path to unknown

    read more »

  • Substance abuse worrisome

    Botswana faces a serious challenge of substance abuse and dependency amongst both the youth and

    read more »

  • Football commercialisation still mirage

    For many years now, government’s efforts to diversify the economy and move away from over

    read more »

  • Education ministry secures resources for extracurricular activities

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development has acquired resources so that all extracurricular activities

    read more »

  • PPADB official underscores need to avail opportunities to SMMEs

    A review taken by PPADB on suppliers in various District Administration Tender Committees (DATC) covered

    read more »

  • Molale preaches efficiency, hard work

    The Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Eric Molale, has urged public servants

    read more »

  • Setlalekgosi has classrom shortage

    Setlalekgosi Junior Secondary School in Francistown is experiencing a challenge of shortage of classrooms, chairs

    read more »

  • Not all subjects have senior teachers

    All subjects have positions of senior teacher except physical education and music, says the Assistant

    read more »

  • Ministry addresses shortage of bedding at Letlhakane senior

    Letlhakane Senior Secondary School is experiencing bedding challenges as not all mattresses are in good

    read more »

  • Gare calls for supplies officers unity

    Lobatse assistant district commissioner, Mr Geoffrey Gare, has implored government supplies officers to work together

    read more »

  • Botswana addresses poverty, unemployment challenges

    Members of the international community share common interest in addressing issues related to human development

    read more »

  • Education ministry not aware of funds embezzlement

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Kgotla Autlwetse, has told Parliament that

    read more »

  • Minister explains salary disparity

    Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) pays P32 060 to their lecturers, but

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  • Banana ba farologana ka tsamaiso ya Tirelo Sechaba

    E re le fa puso e lekile bojotlhe go thusa banana ka go tlhama lenaneo

    read more »

  • Dow meets teachers' unions

    Apt and judicious conflict resolution mechanisms must be put into effect in order to turn

    read more »

  • Public Service Act complies with ILO conventions

    In 2008 all employment laws governing the Public Service namely the Teaching Service Act, the

    read more »

  • Botswana, Russia ties yield positive results

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Pelonomi Venson- Moitoi says she is

    read more »

  • Affirmative action bears fruit in NWD

    In an attempt to promote equal opportunities for remote area communities, government instituted affirmative action

    read more »

  • PWDs have what it takes to succeed

    Employers have been urged to hire people living with disabilities because they have skills and

    read more »

  • Schools commemorate day for theatre

    Education in the performing arts is increasingly becoming a fundamental part of many primary and

    read more »

  • Tau appreciates Indian help

    Botswana College of Distance and Open Learning (BOCODOL), executive director, Dr Daniel Tau says

    read more »

  • Botswana tightens security screws

    Botswana’s first cyber security and internet summit is to focus on building awareness on

    read more »

  • Patience pays - Makgalemele

    The Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Philip Makgalemele has advised young

    read more »

  • Legae academywins David Magang quiz

    For the past four weeks, eight secondary schools in Gaborone battled it out to be

    read more »

  • Maun senior moves to improve results

    Maun Senior Secondary School has been performing poorly in the Botswana General Certificate of Secondary

    read more »

  • Letlhakane did not operate without boarding master

    Parliament has been informed that it is not true that the post of boarding master

    read more »

  • Climate change knowledge vital

    The Southern African Development Community programmes officer (infrastructure and services), Dr Nsadisa Faka, said climate

    read more »

  • HRDC conducts career clinic

    The Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) will launch the first in a series of Botswana

    read more »

  • Back to School programme glimmer of hope for dropouts

    In the past, it was an abomination for a student to fail standard four. Adolescents

    read more »

  • Khama attends Geingob inauguration

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama on Saturday March 21 attended the inauguration ceremony

    read more »

  • PE , music teachers have room to progress

    Ministry of Education and Skills Development piloted the subjects of Music and Physical Education in

    read more »

  • Team spirit aids Orapa JSS

    Orapa Junior Secondary school (JSS) has been the top performing public school in Junior Certificate

    read more »

  • Kgathi vows aggressive response to criminal attacks

    Defence, justice and security  minister, Mr Shaw Kgathi has assured Parliament that security agents will

    read more »

  • Physical Education, Music piloted

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development piloted the subjects of music and physical education

    read more »

  • Bogosi remains relevant

    Chieftainship has for quite some time now appeared to be a reverend tradition losing its

    read more »

  • Transport ministry tackles corruption challenges

    Seventy-nine corruption cases were reported across the Ministry of Transport and Communications in 2013 and

    read more »

  • Ministry not aware of Letlhakane SSS struggle

    Parliament has been informed that owing to budgetary constraints in the 2014/15 financial year, the

    read more »

  • Boko advocates for change in education system

    Government has been advised to change the current education system and focus on school-based reforms

    read more »

  • Government committed to youth development

    Government is committed to nurturing and developing young people, deputy permanent secretary in the Ministry of

    read more »

  • Malicious damage to property lands Botsi in jail

    Botsi Kefitile (28 ) of Molepolole was, on March 13, sentenced to three years for

    read more »

  • Promote indigenous food

    Botswana Agricultural Marketing Board (BAMB) chief executive officer (CEO), Mr Edison Woto has called for

    read more »

  • Mosweu: Promise for a hopeful future


    Who would have thought that someone who lived an irresponsible life, without education would one

    read more »

  • Russia supports anti-poaching initiatives

    Russia and Botswana should jealously guard against wanton poaching of their fauna and flora, according

    read more »

  • OLDM donates Supang pupils


    Orapa, Letlhakane and Damtshaa Mines (OLDM) recently donated school uniform to 120 pupils of Supang

    read more »

  • Two firms provide UB with legal services

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Kgotla Autlwetse, has told Parliament that

    read more »

  • Govt sponsors 50 avation students

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Kgotla Autlwetse, has told Parliament that there

    read more »

  • SAR clubs empower youth


    Programme assistant officer for Students Against Rape (SAR) clubs, Ms Carragh Erhardt, says the clubs

    read more »

  • Botswana story impressive

    Envoys from Senegal and Qatar presented their letters of credence to President Lt Gen. Seretse

    read more »

  • Initiatives meant to nurture innovation

    Government has undertaken several initiatives to encourage, support and nature engineering and innovative talent.

    Minister of

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  • Some classes have 50 students

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Kgotla Autlwetse, has admitted that there are

    read more »

  • Efforts afoot to form academy of sciences

    A technical working group comprising of a number of institutions is working to establish the

    read more »

  • Disability allowance bridges gap

    Batswana with severe disabilities will soon be paid a disability allowance.

    Government took the decision to

    read more »

  • Debswana to offer 50 scholarships

    Debswana Diamond Company has once again demonstrated its commitment to skills development through the newly

    read more »

  • Khama calls for revival of BDP structures

     Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) leader and President of Botswana, Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama

    read more »

  • Visit cements relations

    Ghana president, Dr John Dramani Mahama left for his country on Wednesday (March 11) at

    read more »

  • Youth get financially savvy

    Stepping Stone International held its first ever annual Global Money Child and Youth symposium in

    read more »

  • Students with hearing impairment graduate

    Botswana Society for the Deaf, in collaboration with the Gaborone Institute of Professional Studies (GIPS),

    read more »

  • Education ministry to clean Motsumi septic tanks

    Motsumi Junior Secondary School’s septic tanks were last emptied in August 2014 and will be

    read more »

  • Centres of excellence lack resources

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth, Sport

    read more »

  • Motovac donates to SOS villages

    Motor vehicle parts dealer, Motovac, has donated two cheques worth P10 000 each to Tlokweng

    read more »

  • Education ministry, Moabi trust partner against chronic illnesses

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with

    read more »

  • Visually impaired gifted too

    Learners with visual disability must not be seen as challenged rather, they must be seen

    read more »

  • Mahama tours DTCB, Eurostar

    Diamond Trading Company Botswana (DTCB) managing director, Mr Tabake Kobedi says Botswana intends to position

    read more »

  • Partnerships way to go

    Residents of Tati-Siding in Tati-East constituency have been urged to form partnerships in order to

    read more »

  • Dow hosts Ghanaian counterpart

    Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow, says the Ghanaian minister of education’s

    read more »

  • Poaching incidents worry police

    A senior police officer has decried the alarming rate at which people are caught with

    read more »

  • Ditsweletse junior school under renovation

    Ditsweletse Junior Secondary School, originally created as a 12 stream school, is now running as

    read more »

  • Vision 2016 council grapples with resource shortage

    The Vision 2016 coordinator, Dr Charity Kruger, has cited resource constraints as a major challenge

    read more »

  • Education ministry to alleviate shortage

    Ikageng Junior Secondary School hall is housing three classes while the other two classes are

    read more »

  • Botswana doing well in anti-poaching

    Botswana is regarded as one of the countries in Africa with best models of anti-poaching.


    Addressing

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  • Women’s day time for reflection

    The chairperson of the Parliamentary Caucus on Women, Ms Botlogile Tshireletso, has urged Parliament to

    read more »

  • Mahama lauds Maretlwaneng

    President of Ghana, Dr John Dramani Mahama, has congratulated Dee-Zone Productions managing director, Thabiso Maretlwaneng,

    read more »

  • Gaseitsiwe optimistic about centre of excellence

    Botswana National Sports Council (BNSC) sports development manager-technical says the Centre of Sports Excellence programme

    read more »

  • Botswana, Commonwealth good partners – Dr Chiepe

    Former cabinet minister, Dr Gaositwe Chiepe, says Commonwealth has immensely assisted Botswana in the growth

    read more »

  • No need for junior secondary school in Block 8

    There is no need to construct a new junior secondary school at Gaborone's Block 8

    read more »

  • MPs comment on MIST budget

    The Minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology (MIST), Mr Nonofo Molefhi, says government is still

    read more »

  • Botswana, Ghana tighten relations

    The Ghanaian president's visit will strengthen relations and consolidate socio-economic collaborations between Botswana and Ghana.

    Mr

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  • Lack of funding affects NGOs

    Lack of funding for Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) hinders their development, says chairperson of Organisation of

    read more »

  • Selalome ekes out living through sculptures

    A Setswana saying goes: ‘Ntsanyana ya maitaya sebata e bonelwa mabotobotong,’ which means that talent

    read more »

  • Artistes must speak in one voice

    Young artistes must work together in order for them to be recognised by government. That

    read more »

  • Govt committed to promotion of human rights

    Government is committed to the promotion and protection of fundamental human rights and freedoms of

    read more »

  • Education system three faceted

    The success of any education system lies on the three layers of people, teachers, parents

    read more »

  • Skepcon donates to Kgafela school

    Skepcon has donated 12 full school uniforms to students at Kgafela Primary School in Mochudi.

    The

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  • Klaas Motshidisi funeral on March 14

    Mr Klaas Motshidisi, who died on March 2 at Bokamoso Private Hospital, will be buried

    read more »

  • RuralClan hopes to conquer industry

    RuralClan Group is a motswako clique of five young men; two rappers and three non-rappers

    read more »

  • Politicians role in education important

    Okavango Sub-district Council chairperson, Mr Mbahahauka Kambimba has urged councillors to mitigate the problem of

    read more »

  • Central District updates on projects

    Central District Council (CDC) chairperson, Mr Peter Williams says the council is implementing two projects

    read more »

  • Russia, Botswana celebrate 45 years of cooperation

    Botswana and Russia continue to enjoy long standing ties of friendship, mutual respect and cooperation.

    And

    read more »

  • Dow wants stadium in Mochudi

    Specially Elected MP, Dr Unity Dow, has asked government to build a stadium in Mochudi.

    Contributing

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  • Ministry aware of dilapidated science labs

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraela Goya, has told Parliament that

    read more »

  • Tlokweng fence feasible

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama did inform Batlokwa that the possibility of erecting

    read more »

  • Are Miss Botswana projects sustainable?

    One of the elements that boost winners of Miss Botswana has continuously been the beauty

    read more »

  • YES within reach

    Government has rolled out initiatives to empower citizens, including special programmes focused on the

    read more »

  • Education thrives in conducive environment

    The director of education planning and research services, Dr Mpho Isaiah, says there is need

    read more »

  • Central District on mission to create employment

    The Central District Council (CDC) aims to create employment for the youth as well as

    read more »

  • Botswana enjoys partnership with religious institutions

    The leadership of Botswana views religion including Christianity seriously as evidenced by the partnership that

    read more »

  • Ralotsia commends farmers

    The acting Minister of Agriculture Mr Patrick Ralotsia has applauded arable farmers for their perseverance

    read more »

  • Count down to 2016 continues

    Government Implementation Coordination Office (GICO) coordinator, Dr John Mothibi says government is committed to achieving

    read more »

  • Drowning incidents decline in Okavango

    Assistant Superintendent Amos Solomon of Shakawe police says incidents of drowning in the Okavango River

    read more »

  • Sowa Town uses drama to fight HIV/AIDS

    Sowa Town Primary Health Care services under the Ministry of Health has partnered with Shadows

    read more »

  • Corruption high in public service

    Ghanzi district animal production officer, Mr Eric Mesho says there is still high rate of

    read more »

  • Teacher encourages contribution towards PTA

    Ntebogang Junior Secondary School Pastoral Head of Department, Ms Sandra Selabo has urged parents to

    read more »

  • E-Gov to up its game

    Electronic-government or E-gov is currently embarking on a number of initiatives to up its game.

    E-gov

    read more »

  • Japanese Embassy electrifies schools

    The Japanese Ambassador to Botswana, Mr Masahiro Onishi has applauded the government on its efforts

    read more »

  • Skills Share International accredited

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development says Skills Share International is a non-governmental organisation

    read more »

  • Department equips students on road safety

    Students from various primary schools in Maun were treated to an exciting event at a

    read more »

  • Few turn up for plot allocation interviews

    Rolong Land Board is experiencing very low turnout of applicants for residential plots in most

    read more »

  • Kgale Hill unearths talent

    Kgale Hill Junior School appreciates the importance of edutainment as it makes the learning process

    read more »

  • MoESD targets excellence

    Ministry of Education and Skills Development is striving to achieve academic growth and excellence at

    read more »

  • ICT enables youth to seek jobs

    The acting director of Research and Development, Dr Bernard Bulwayo has appealed to unemployed youth

    read more »

  • BADD to curb drunken driving

    A new non-governmental organisation called Botswana Against Drunk Driving (BADD) is to be launched in

    read more »

  • Prisons Services targets youth to fight crime

    Escalating incidents of crime associated with the youth and the number of youth languishing in

    read more »

  • NACA introduces CATCH model to fight HIV

    In an effort to promote HIV Testing and Counselling Campaign, National Aids Coordinating Agency (NACA)

    read more »

  • Parliament should appoint IEC Secretary – MPs

    Some Members of Parliament believe that the Secretary of Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) should be

    read more »

  • Mokolodi receives vehicle from KBT

    The Kgalagadi Beverage Trust (KBT) has donated a Toyota Hilux van to Mokolodi Wildlife Foundation

    read more »

  • New BTO chief hits ground running

    The Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO) is working on ways to make sure that Batswana enjoy

    read more »

  • Mokwena urges beneficiaries to take care of donations

    Lobatse deputy mayor, Mr Francis Mokwena has urged beneficiaries and caretakers to take care of

    read more »

  • Kgaphamadi not in plan

    Parliament has been told that there are no plans for development of Kgaphamadi in Kweneng

    read more »

  • Madigele roots for health clubs formation

    The Assistant Minister of Health, Dr Alfred Madigele, has urged Batswana to form health sporting

    read more »

  • Gaolatlhe commends Auditor General

    Gaborone Bonnington South MP, Mr Ndaba Gaolatlhe, has called for configuration of certain laws that

    read more »

  • Government fights to wipe out abject poverty

    Government is determined to eradicate abject poverty, the Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public

    read more »

  • Selfishness costs codes

    Sports codes have been advised against excluding medical officials from their trips to major competitions.

    This

    read more »

  • Malikongwa appreciates girl guides, scouts significance

    Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture, Mr Richard Malikongwa, says girl

    read more »

  • Masunga Primary School enrolment at 693

    Parliament has been told that the current student enrolment at Masunga Primary School is 693

    read more »

  • Chinese organise a medical care day

    The Charity Association of Chinese in Botswana (CACB) together with Chinese Medical Team  organised a

    read more »

  • Khama urges departments to address vehicle shortage

    President Lt Gen Seretse Khama Ian Khama says government departments should come up with rational

    read more »

  • Parliament approves foreign affairs request

    Parliament has approved over P500 million budget proposal for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and

    read more »

  • Khama nominates Somolekae for UNESCO

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has nominated Dr Gloria Somolekae as Botswana’s candidate

    read more »

  • Government spends millions on food procurement

    Government uses over P1 billion annually to procure food for people in hospitals, schools,

    read more »

  • Khama visits Letsweletau-Mmopane

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has requested the Ministry of Agriculture to propose

    read more »

  • Khama announces cabinet appointments

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has made appointments within his cabinet.

    The Vice President,

    read more »

  • Botswana improves IWG signatory

    Since Botswana took over as the 2018 International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG)

    read more »

  • Government committed to preserving languages 


    Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural development, Mr Frans Van Der Westhuizen says government

    read more »

  • Joburg Ballet comes to Maitisong

    Fans and enthusiasts of ballet will on March 23 get the chance to see the

    read more »

  • Kgathi presents Administration of Justice budget

    Parliament was, on February 24, requested to approve over P252 million for the Administration of

    read more »

  • Japan funds special education unit at Masupe

    Japan has given Palapye Administrative Authority a grant of $92 079 (P886 730) for construction

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  • BGCSE results out

    The 2014 Botswana General Certificate for Secondary Education (BGCSE) results were released on Tuesday (February

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  • Political party leaders visit UB

    The University of Botswana (UB) envisages being the leading academic centre of excellence in Africa

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  • Teachers compete for same posts

    Parliament has been informed that 10 teachers at Selebi Phikwe Senior Secondary School have been

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  • Trio depart for Japan for further studies

    The Ambassador of Japan to Botswana, Mr Masahiro Onishi has implored Batswana who have schooled

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  • Coles praises Orapa students

    Orapa Junior Secondary School has been applauded for emerging the best in the country during

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  • Promote learning on conservation

    Promotin g learning on conservation can help improve knowledge on the environment, says Ms Tachinya

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  • OYEBO tackles voter apathy 


    In an endeavour to raise awareness on the importance of youth participation in politics through

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  • Vaccinate every girl child
 - ministry

    Every girl child between the ages of 9-13 years should be vaccinated against the Human

    read more »

  • Tashatha Junior School donates house to needy

    Tashatha Community Junior School Teachers and Peer Approach to Counseling by Teens (PACT) Student Club

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  • NEDC addresses shortage of facilities

    The chairperson of the North East District Council (NEDC) Ms Florah Mpetsane has emphasised that

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  • Makgophe Launches anti corruption strategy

    The Commissioner of Botswana Police Service (BPS), Mr Keabetswe Makgophe recently launched the anti-corruption strategy

    read more »

  • Education ministers tour UB facilities

    Assistant Ministers of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya and Dr Unity Dow visited

    read more »

  • Sporting icon laid to rest

    Given how they entertain the nation during their short span as active athletes, Batswana should

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  • Parliament approves local government request

    Parliament has approved a budget of over P 6 billion to be expended by Ministry

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  • FNB offers 56 graduates internship


    First National Bank Botswana has opened its doors to 56 graduates under the national internship

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  • Ministry not aware of savingram

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moisaraela Goya is not aware of any

    read more »

  • Lempu secondary not overcrowed

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development Mr Moiseraela Goya denied that Lempu Junior

    read more »

  • Embrace vocational training – Dr Molutsi


    People must embrace and give technical and vocational training their rightful place in contributing to

    read more »

  • Education road map to success

    The Mayor of Sowa Town council, Mr George Maphane has said education is a road

    read more »

  • Lorraine: Blogger turned photographer 


    Like many disciplines where women seem to be lagging behind in societal issues, visual art

    read more »

  • Kweneng Bophirima Development Brigade offers two courses

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development Dr Unity Dow has confirmed that brick

    read more »

  • No permanent teacher has resigned

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development Mr Moiseraela Goya told Parliament that no permanent

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  • Parliament endorses MoESD budget

    Parliament on February 17 approved P11.15 billion Ministry of Education and Skills Development budget for

    read more »

  • Dow proposes P11 billion for education ministry

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development (MoESD) Dr Unity Dow on Tuesday February 16

    read more »

  • Block 8 clinic poses no threat

    Block 8 clinic in Gaborone does not pose any danger to residents of Block 8

    read more »

  • Money allocated can be used where there is need

    Money specifically allocated to schools is sometimes redirected to more urgent and critical needs of

    read more »

  • Masego Clinic has no resident doctor

    The Assistant Minister of Health Dr Alfred Madigele says he is only aware of lack

    read more »

  • Stakeholders call for policy harmonisation


    Participants who attended the just-ended two-day seminar at Centre Lodge in Maun have underscored the

    read more »

  • Youth want more representation in media

    A robust, soothing voice echoes behind the sound waves, loud but yet speaking a message

    read more »

  • Ministry re-sponsors students

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow, has told Parliament that

    read more »

  • Automatic promotion motion sails through

    Parliament, on February 13, adopted Mogoditshane MP, Mr Sedirwa Kgoroba’s motion in which he wanted automatic

    read more »

  • Books mandatory at all JSS levels

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development  is aware that Junior Secondary School (JSS) students

    read more »

  • Seagalale hails Mother Bear Organisation

    A re Tsheleng Foundation chief executive officer, Ms Elia Seagalale, has applauded the Mother Bear Organisation

    read more »

  • Sierra Leone, Belgium envoys present credentials

    Envoys from Belgium and Sierra Leone presented their letters of credence to President Lt Gen.

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  • Initiative produces positive results


    The Environmental Educational (EE) programme has achieved a lot since its inception in 1976, according

    read more »

  • Masisi praises be Mobile

    The Vice President, Mokgweetsi Masisi has commended be Mobile for sponsoring the first ever Francistown

    read more »

  • Khama urges public officers to up game

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has urged public officers to improve productivity in

    read more »

  • Teacher ploughs back art knowledge

    Most people prefer to get paid for sharing or teaching others their skills but this

    read more »

  • Diamond Educational Publishers donates sports equipment

    Diamond Educational Publishers (DEP) has been applauded for adopting Lekgolobotlo Primary School.

    Since 2012, the publishing

    read more »

  • Ba Isago donates to SOS

    Ba Isago University College in Francistown has undertaken a community outreach programme by donating children’s

    read more »

  • Government breaks PLWD hurdles

    Government continues to create an enabling environment for people living with disabilities (PLWD) to overcome

    read more »

  • Swaziland, Israel envoys meet to Khama

    Swaziland High Commissioner, Chief Senzangakhona Dlamini and Israel ambassador, Mr Gershon Kedar presented credentials to

    read more »

  • Majaga calls for education on stock market

    Nata-Gweta MP, Mr Polson Majaga, has asked the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP)

    read more »

  • BIUST opens doors

    The University of Science and Technology (BIUST) academic year has commenced.

    Welcoming the students during the

    read more »

  • FNB donates sport equipment

    The Adopt-A-School initiative continues to benefit different communities in the country as many companies partner

    read more »

  • Francistown ready to host TB Day

    The Greater Francistown District Health Management Team (GFDHMT) has implored stakeholders, business community and surrounding

    read more »

  • Reception classes have no stationary

    Reception classes that were started in January 2015 at Tsetseng, Motokwe, Sesung, Khekhenya and Kaudwane

    read more »

  • Situation compels schools to conduct outside teaching

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow, has told Parliament that

    read more »

  • Minister not aware of certificates collection in Gaborone

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr  Unity Dow, is not aware that

    read more »

  • Women make strides in art

    An increased number of women participants in last year’s Thapong Artist of The Year Award

    read more »

  • 2028 strategy focuses on participation

    Botswana National Sports Council (BNSC) vision 2028 strategic plan differs from the previous one, which

    read more »

  • 328 teachers without institutional housing

    About 328 teachers in Gaborone secondary schools do not have institutional housing, the Assistant Minister

    read more »

  • Qualifcations framework to assist Mokoro polers

    Mokoro polling requires a specialist guide license that is exclusive to Batswana, Minister of Environment,

    read more »

  • Transfer for teachers not frozen

    It is not true that the transfers for primary and secondary school cadre have been

    read more »

  • Japan funds Hunhukwe pre-school construction

    The Japanese government has donated US$73 047 (about P700 000) to Hukuntsi Sub-district Council for

    read more »

  • Push government mandate - DC

    Heads of Departments (HODs) in the North East District have been implored to ensure that

    read more »

  • Quality education key to human capital

    There is need to fast track alignment of the education system at tertiary level with

    read more »

  • Over 55 000 enrol in Back-to-School

    A total of 55 468 learners have enrolled through the Back-to-School initiative since its inception

    read more »

  • Procurement office uses Ghanzi warehouse

    Parliament has been told that the Ghanzi depot warehouses of the Accountant General were built

    read more »

  • Amantle Montsho to know fate soon

    The disciplinary committee, which was dealing with Amantle Montsho’s case, has forwarded recommendations to the

    read more »

  • Participants call for fair tender process

    Some participants at the audit and finance seminar have called on North West District Council

    read more »

  • Kgoroba against pupils' automatic promotion

    Mogoditshane MP, Mr Sedirwa Kgoroba wants government to abolish automatic promotion from primary to secondary

    read more »

  • Dow hands over house


    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow handed over a house to

    read more »

  • Projects delay worry Tshireletso

    Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Ms Botlogile Tshireletso, has raised a concern

    read more »

  • Civil service critical to economy

    The civil service is key to the success of government and the economy, Southern Dstrict

    read more »

  • Parental involvement key to education

    Lack of parental involvement in student’s academic work contributes to poor performance.

    Pastor Moffat Seloka of

    read more »

  • Goya in Rwanda

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya left for Kigali, Rwanda

    read more »

  • Chairman calls for collaboration 


    North West District Council and Tawana Land Board have been urged to create a harmonious

    read more »

  • Create more posts with surplus budget-Mmolotsi

    Opposition Chief Whip and MP for Francistown South Mr Wynter Mmolotsi says the surplus budget

    read more »

  • Ministry gives D&T attention - Masisi

    Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has said his ministry gives  Design

    read more »

  • Parliament supports Francistown VTC motion

    Parliament on Friday February 6 welcomed a motion asking government to turn the old Tatitown

    read more »

  • Francistown needs vocational centre - Moswaaane

    Member of Parliament for Francistown West, Mr Ignatius Moswaane has tabled before parliament a motion

    read more »

  • 2015 Form Four Placement

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development informs the public that the selection process for

    read more »

  • Boko responds to budget speech

    The Leader of the Opposition, Mr Duma Boko, says Batswana have continued to linger in

    read more »

  • Reception for schools with surplus classrooms

    Ministry of Education and Skills Development has introduced a reception class programme in government primary

    read more »

  • Cartoonists make history

    The Octagon Gallery at the National Museum will be a place of hilarity and education

    read more »

  • Jouerhall: Children’s paradise 


    As a new year begins, the stress of modern day motherhood, and ever changing child

    read more »

  • Nkwane calls for meaningful contribution

    Kgalagadi District Council chairman, Mr Justice Nkwane, says he expects meaningful contribution from fellow councillors

    read more »

  • Analysts okay budget

    Batswana owned companies are still to benefit from the 30 per cent reserved for them

    read more »

  • New primary school Mogoditshane for NDP 11

    The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Slumber Tsogwane, has said a new

    read more »

  • Partnerships crucial

    The growth of Sekgele Training Home Society (STHS) and Tshidilo Stimulation Centres has been attributed

    read more »

  • Economic growth helps address challenges

    Economic growth is needed to address the development challenges of poverty, unemployment and income inequality,

    read more »

  • Kgosi warns against harbouring of illegal immigrants

    Kgosi Gillard Letsholathebe of Letsholathebe has expressed concern over the harbouring of illegal immigrants by

    read more »

  • Five-year plan to promote education standards

    In an effort to achieve and promote education standards, government has initiated the development of

    read more »

  • Dignitaries give budget speech a nod

     Around parliament buildings, an aura of respectability and formality reigned as legislators, stakeholders and the

    read more »

  • 2015 BUDGET SPEECH

    2015 BUDGET SPEECH

     

    BY Kenneth MATAMBO - MINISTER OF FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT PLANNING
    read more »

  • Success against corruption attracts investors

    Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Mr Kenneth Matambo, says a successful fight against corruption

    read more »

  • Finance minister presents surplus budget

    The Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Mr Kenneth Matambo on Monday (February 2)  proposed

    read more »

  • Education ministry gets lions share of recurrent budget

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development has been allocated a bigger share of the

    read more »

  • De Beers donate computer workstation

    De Beers’s computer workstation donation has been hailed as an important milestone in educating citizens.

    Speaking

    read more »

  • All eyes on Matambo’s briefcase

    Budget time has come. Expectations are high and speculation is rife as to what to

    read more »

  • Gourds association encourages water conservation

    Botswana Gourds Association (BGA) has embarked on a mission to educate residents of Kgatleng East

    read more »

  • Hani Thusi launches book


    An African proverb goes; Believing in yourself is one of the greatest door openers in

    read more »

  • Molale commends US, Cuba

    The acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mr Eric Molale, has commended the

    read more »

  • DTC donates education equipment

    Diamond Trading Company Botswana has donated specialised education material worth more than P282 000 to

    read more »

  • JSS merit goes to Moitse, Bianca

    Former Mantlwaneng presenter, Moitse Moatshe (15) together with Bianca Nhapata, the daughter of a Zimbabwean

    read more »

  • Illegal fishing worries Sehithwa police

    Sehithwa police are concerned about people who are involved in fishing during the cessation period

    read more »

  • New envoy upbeat on bilateral relations

    Botswana and Namibia are committed to expediting construction of the Trans Kalahari Rail Project that

    read more »

  • Ngware rekindles election fever

    After the general elections last year in October, the dust has now settled in

    read more »

  • Education on land usage vital

    Kgosi Oleteletswe Mosweu of Dukwi has requested government to intensify public education on land usage. 

    He

    read more »

  • Anti-corruption fight extends frontier

    The provision of anti-corruption braille materials and posters in sign language is a step in

    read more »

  • Vote UDC - Gaolatlhe

    Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) deputy leader, Mr Ndaba Gaolathe has urged voters in Good

    read more »

  • Kgaphamadi school seeks to improve results

    Kgaphamadi Primary School head teacher, Mr Zibo Tabona, says his school has set a target

    read more »

  • Prisoners display talent

    A prison is considered a place of isolation and minimal interaction with society.

    However, on Saturday

    read more »

  • Masisi canvasses for votes in Good Hope

    Members of the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) in the Good Hope-Mabule constituency have been

    read more »

  • Botho, Maitisong sign deal

    Botho University strives to produce holistic graduates, who are not only well versed academically but

    read more »

  • Dow commends teachers

    Assistant Minister of Education Dr Unity Dow has commended teachers for the important work they

    read more »

  • Stray livestock a concern

    Serowe Administration Authority (SAA) official has warned farmers whose livestock roam the streets of Serowe

    read more »

  • NACA intensifies education

    In an effort to curb potential new HIV infections, the National Aids Coordinating Agency (NACA)

    read more »

  • Tailbone dance: When eyes don’t lie!

    “Don’t try this at home!” This is a common refrain whenever WWE programmes hit your

    read more »

  • Incentives can motivate public servants

     Government has been requested to consider re-introducing retention incentives to attract public servants to the

    read more »

  • Parents involment in education crucial

    Member of Parliament for Ngami, Mr Thato Kwerepe, has appealed to parents in Somelo settlement

    read more »

  • BONA endorses Brighton plus Helsinki 2014 Declaration

    Botswana Netball Association is the first sporting code in the country to endorse Brighton plus

    read more »

  • NDP 11 to commence April 2017


    Legislators have agreed that the National Development Plan 11 that was scheduled to start in

    read more »

  • Galofiwe soldiers on

    Many people living with disabilities do not shy away from their situation as they engage

    read more »

  • Young poet vows to move mountains

    Poetry, the art of conveying messages through alliterations, metaphors, similes and syllables is commonly known

    read more »

  • Tshireletso: Lady of fashion

    She is a confident trend setter with eloquent sophistication in fashion. Every time she steps

    read more »

  • Students must get their certificates - MP

    Schools should not deny graduates certificates and references after completion of studies.

    The Member of Parliament

    read more »

  • No more satanism in North West schools

    The challenge of what was believed to be acts of Satanism in schools in the

    read more »

  • Teachers decry poor working conditions

    Teachers in the Molepolole Administration Area (MAA) have expressed frustration over their working conditions.

    This emerged

    read more »

  • Diamond route Centre presents opportunities

    Orapa, Letlhakane and Damtshaa Mines recently opened the Diamond Route Centre located inside the Orapa

    read more »

  • Thapong seeks to develop visual art

    Coordinator of Thapong Visual Arts Centre, Reginald Bakwena says a lot has to be done

    read more »

  • Residents not happy with RADs hostels

    Parents of students living at the Hunhukwe RADs hostels in the Kgalagadi District have complained

    read more »

  • Satellite North WDC struggles with fundraising

    The Ward Development Committee (WDC) of Satellite North in Francistown is said to be struggling

    read more »

  • Woman finds niche in doormats

    Ms Sekani Mongwato (38) is determined to make ends meet through a business field.

    She believes

    read more »

  • Moremi calls for more resources on education

    Maun West MP,

    read more »

  • Makgasa turns into white elephant

    Against the maroon-dark brown timeworn face brick wall screams colourful paintings inscribed on the inside

    read more »

  • Moletemane clinic overwhelmed - Kgosi

    Kgosi Boitumelo Garegage of Moletemane in Bobonong constituency has requested for the upgrading of the

    read more »

  • SADC health ministers address public health issues

    SADC ministers of health and ministers responsible for HIV and AIDS met recently to review

    read more »

  • Duo dresses Francistown

    Twoyoungmen in Francistown have added to the growing number of men who have ventured into

    read more »

  • Ministry secures bedding for Scottish Livingstone hospital

    Shortage of bedding will be a thing of the past at Scottish Livingstone Memorial Hospital

    read more »

  • Govt seeks new poverty eradication initiatives

    Government will continue with its efforts of introducing new initiatives aimed towards improving the livelihoods

    read more »

  • Family, friends praise former vice president

    Lt Gen. Mompati Merafhe's sister, Ms Tanasi Kedidimetse says the former vice president promoted family

    read more »

  • Family identify body

    Mochudi police have confirmed that the woman who was found dead near the education centre

    read more »

  • Health is priority

    All health posts in the country will be upgraded to increase space and improve health

    read more »

  • Street vendor 's licence crucial

    Residents of Monarch ward in Francistown West constituency have been encouraged to apply for street

    read more »

  • VP attends Nyusi’s inauguration

    The Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi, attended the inauguration ceremony of the newly elected Mozambique

    read more »

  • Official decries poor performance in North West schools

    Some primary schools in the North West region have performed dismally in the 2014 Primary

    read more »

  • Kgalagadi needs tailor made LIMID - MP

    There is need for government to dispense a special LIMID programme for farmers in Kgalagadi

    read more »

  • Woman found dead

    Police in Mochudi are investigating a case in which a woman was found dead near

    read more »

  • Centre develops Palapye youth

    The Youth Centre Organisation (TYCO) is aimed at disseminating information which can benefit youth.

    Briefing residents

    read more »

  • Residents propose church registration suspension

    Residents of Sebina in Shashe West constituency have suggested that the government should suspend registration

    read more »

  • Cattle zonal branding on course

    Soaring cattle theft, triggered the police to introduce zonal branding.

    The composition of the exercise intended

    read more »

  • The ‘Mayor’ knowlegeable about Kasane

    At 70 years old, Ms Heather Carr-Hartley is no ordinary aging woman. Ask her anything

    read more »

  • The dreaded half past seven

    Earning a living is what every person is propelled to do, especially in an era

    read more »

  • Banni ga ba supe kgatlhego mo thuto ga e golelwe

    “Borre, banana ba ba tlogetseng dikole le ba ba sa dirang sentle mo motsing wa

    read more »

  • Lead singer Lucky goes solo

    The lead singer for a young gospel group in Tsabong known as Bokang Gospel Choir

    read more »

  • Get your priorities right

    Students of Mabesekwa in Tonota have been advised to get their priorities right before making

    read more »

  • Project on track – director

    The construction of a new junior secondary school at Disaneng ward is progressing well. The project,

    read more »

  • Testing together reduces risks

    Couples who test for HIV/AIDS together develop a joint risk reduction plan to positively support

    read more »

  • Maele wants security companies taken to task

    Minister of Lands and Housing, Mr Prince Maele, Assistant Minister of Education, Mr Moiseraele Goya

    read more »

  • Olopeng highlights priorities

    Tonota MP, Mr Thapelo Olopeng has informed Tonota residents that the district hospital, internal roads

    read more »

  • Boot camps critical to youth development

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Master Goya has said Botswana government

    read more »

  • Politics in 2014

    2014 was certainly a rollercoaster year. BOPA’s Lorato Gaofise reflects on what transpired to highlight

    read more »

  • Khama launches new postal stamps

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama on Monday (December 22) launched colourful postal stamps

    read more »

  • School drop outs in Ghanzi worrisome

    Over 360 pupils dropped out from primary schools in Ghanzi District this year, according to

    read more »

  • Early Christmas for vulnerable children

    Christmas came early for vulnerable and orphaned children as Chobe Safari Lodge hosted a fun-filled

    read more »

  • ISPAAD helps attain food security

    Government is committed to assisting farmers increase their production and attain food security through the

    read more »

  • Do more with less - Masisi

    The Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi, has urged public servants to up their game and

    read more »

  • Young man holds on to innovative spirit

    Mr Tebogo Tom Tom (33) has not allowed unemployment to kill his zeal for innovation.

     After

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  • Government respects rule of law - Masisi

    The Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi,has promised residents of Lotlhakane West in Moshupa Sub-district that government

    read more »

  • Botswana readies
 for Kigali conference

    A consultation workshop to prepare the country for the Sub Saharan Africa regional conference on

    read more »

  • Satau Primary School receives vehicle

    Satau Primary School in the Chobe District has received a seven-seater Toyota Ipsum vehicle from

    read more »

  • Kgalagadi brigade donates house

    The Kgalagadi-South Brigade has donated a house to a needy family in Tsabong.

    Speaking during the

    read more »

  • Vice President appreciates support

    The Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi, has thanked residents of Moshupa/Manyana constituency for voting him

    read more »

  • Mahalapye youth get tailor made clinic

    Ms Sheenaz EL Halabi of the Ministry of Health says a youth friendly clinic and

    read more »

  • St Anthony ordains Ngwenya

    St Anthony Catholic Church ordinated Gaone Ngwenya as the Parish priest over the weekend.

    After completing

    read more »

  • Official encourages library utilisation

    Moshupa residents have been urged to utilise Moshupa library which exists to provide information for

    read more »

  • Sustainable development relevant to all disciplines

    Sustainable development is not only for business, economics or accounting, but for all other disciplines,

    read more »

  • Mbulawa calls for Maun transformation

    North West District Council chairperson, Mr Reaboka Mbulawa has called on stakeholders to partner with

    read more »

  • Transport facilitates regional integration

    The Minister of Transport and Communications, Mr Tshenolo Mabeo says transport is one of the enablers

    read more »

  • UB records 10 industrial court cases

    The University of Botswana has recorded 10 industrial and seven high court cases submitted by

    read more »

  • BIUST disregards recruitment procedure - Dow

    Proper procedures were not followed during the employment of foreigners at the Botswana International University

    read more »

  • Social workers desire improved working conditions

    Social workers have persistently served the marginalised members of the community despite their poor working

    read more »

  • Chobe Safari Lodge donates to school

    The management of Chobe Safari Lodge has donated some utensils to Kachikau Primary School special

    read more »

  • Residents complain about illegal immigrants

    Residents of Mabesekwa have complained about illegal immigrants who reportedly disturb peace in the village.

    Addressing

    read more »

  • 11 Mogoditshane teachers promoted

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraela Goya, says since 2012, 11 teachers

    read more »

  • Chaiperson solicits support for less fortunate

    The newly elected Tonota Sub-district chairperson, Retired Colonel Anderson Moalosi has appealed to donors to

    read more »

  • Under spending worrisome - Makgalemele

    The Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Phillip Makgalemele says under spending

    read more »

  • 71 university employees leave in three years

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow, has said 71 employees

    read more »

  • Tewane to get electricity

    Through a project which is co-sponsored by ministries
of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources, Education and

    read more »

  • Health ministry has measures in place to fight Ebola

    The Assistant Minister of Health, Dr Alfred Madigele, says his ministry has developed measures to

    read more »

  • Naledi wins BTCL competition

    Naledi Senior Secondary School in Gaborone has won the Botswana Telecommunication Corporation Limited (BTCL) 2015

    read more »

  • Khama ignites Christmas spirit

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama officially lit Botswana’s biggest Christmas tree so far

    read more »

  • Water shortage
 can increase poverty, disease

    Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis
 (BIDPA) representative, Dr Pelotshweu Moepeng has said increased scarcity

    read more »

  • PSP announces new appointments, transfers

    Permanent Secretary to the Presideny, Mr Carter Morupisi, has announced new appointments and transfers of

    read more »

  • Boot camp promotes holistic development among youth

    The permanent secretary in the Ministry of Education and Skills Development Mr Richard Matlhare has

    read more »

  • VP to relinquish ministerial post

    The Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi
 Masisi, says he will in due course cease to be

    read more »

  • Masisi salutes former education ministers


    The Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi, says he is not ashamed to tell the country

    read more »

  • Tautona o sirolola Okavango Delta

    Tautona Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama o sa tswa  go amogela sesupo sa go

    read more »

  • Six chief education secretary positions vacant

    There are six vacant chief education secretary positions in six councils countrywide, according to the

    read more »

  • Debts should not disadvantage pupils - assistant minister

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills 
Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya says no child should be

    read more »

  • Govt to boost private sector

    Government will, in pursuit of job creation and placing Botswana on global competitiveness, boost the

    read more »

  • BDP should account – Masisi

    The Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi, says he appreciates and concur with the Leader of

    read more »

  • MPs approve supplementary budget

    Parliament has approved finance and development planning minister’s request for over P2 billion supplementary budget.

    Presenting


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  • Service delivery priority for Sibisibi


    The newly elected chairperson of Kweneng District Council (KDC), Mr Jeffery Sibisibi says service delivery

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  • Cresta Hotel donates house - Goya

    Cresta Marakanelo Group of Hotels has been commended for playing a role in the upliftment

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  • Kajaja to have fully-fledged clinic

    In an effort to ensure the realisation of Vision 2016 pillar of a compassionate, just

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  • Child headed homes weigh on education

    A resident of Lesoma in the Chobe District, Mr Richard Kashweeka, says there is evidence

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  • Chabalala praises Bambino’s Haven

    Deputy chairperson of Kanye Administrative Authority has commended Bambino’s Haven English Medium Pre-School management

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  • Khama unveils Okavango Delta plaque

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has unveiled a plaque symbolising listing of Okavango

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  • Gerald Estate school to be completed 2016

    Assistant Minister of Education Skills and Development, Mr Moisiraele Goya has said the construction of

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  • Nation empowerment priority - Masisi

    Government is determined to move Botswana forward through policies and programmes based on people-centred development.

    The

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  • Masisi calls for robust education system

    The Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi, has told Parliament of the need to transform the

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  • Corruption can lead to instability - Morupisi


    Permanent Secretary to the President (PSP), Mr Carter Morupisi says corruption can lead to an

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  • Khama hands over 26-seater bus

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama handed over a 26-seater bus to Anne-Stine Centre for

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  • What’s in it for members?

    The founder and patron of Phakalane Estates situated north of Gaborone, Mr David Magang says

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  • Solar powered lights
 for Diphuduhudu

    The Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi, says government intends to do all it can to

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  • Help people with disability - Makgalemele

    Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Phillip Makgalemele, has urged civil servants

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  • Kgalagadi North failure rate worrisome

    Assistant Minister of Education Skills and Development, Mr Moisiraele Goya has said the performance of

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  • Knowledgeable workforce vital

    The management of Botswana Wildlife Training Institute (BWTI) in Maun has been praised for producing

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  • Hofmeyr calls for more efforts to save rhinos

    The Internationally-acclaimed rhino conservation specialist and wildlife veterinarian, Dr Markus Hofmeyr says the conservation of

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  • Tlhalerwa commends Chinese community

    The Chinese community has been commended for their efforts in alleviating poverty and suffering.

    Senior Private

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  • Kgathi advocates for healthy lifestyle

    The Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Mr Shaw Kgathi has encouraged staff from both his

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  • Reikeletseng appreciates efforts to combat HIV/AIDS

    Botswana is under threat as the country continues to lose energetic people who should be

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  • Harvest rain water - BIUST official

    Batswana have been encouraged to harvest rain water for conservation and reduction of water bills.

    Presenting

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  • Prisoner transfer policy critical

    Justice Lot Moroka of Francistown High Court has called for the acceleration of a policy on

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  • Morolong Kgatleng District chairperson

    Kgatleng District Council (KDC) has elected Councillor Mpho Morolong its chairperson.

    The Boseja central ward councillor

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  • Skills mismatch results in qualifications escalation – Dow

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow says mismatch of skills has

    read more »

  • Pastor blames some cultural beliefs for violence

    Some cultural elements have been blamed for contributing towards women abuse and domestic violence.

    Speaking at

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  • Multi-lingual broadcasting ill-timed

    Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Phillip Makgalemele says government’s policy is

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  • Of Bazezuru women and all-white attire

    As modern lifestyle creeps in, some of the traditional practices eventually diminish into the doldrums

    read more »

  • Strategies in place to manage elephant population

    The Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism is aware that the elephant population around the

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  • Local government has 19 principal education secretaries

    The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Slumber Tsogwane has told parliament that

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  • Social sciences faculty members on suspension

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow has told Parliament that

    read more »

  • Goya wants government to revive Morupule A

    Member of Parliament for Palapye, Mr Moiseraele Goya, has asked government to resuscitate and expand

    read more »

  • Ebola perceptions affect tourism

    The Minister of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism (MEWT), Mr Tshekedi Khama says perceptions about Ebola

    read more »

  • Princewill: From kitchen to decks

    Perseverance is a skill that most people lack and it is not every day that

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  • Majwe mining honours employees

    Majwe Mining Joint Venture recently celebrated its three years of operation combined with a staff

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  • Kedikilwe calls for early childhood development programmes expansion

    The former vice president, Dr Ponatshego Kedikilwe, says early childhood development (ECD) progammes must be

    read more »

  • Deloitte’s project almost complete

    Parliament has been informed that the Deloitte and Touche Consultancy project on job profiling, job

    read more »

  • Let us deliver - Masisi

    The Vice President Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has called upon the Ministry of Education Skills and

    read more »

  • Healthy work force key to food security


    Employees of the Ministry of Agriculture in the central district have been urged to look

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  • Dow explains UB stucture

    There are 19 positions of director in the structures of the University of Botswana (UB),

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  • Excellence needs recognition

    Excellence must be recognised, celebrated and awarded, Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) executive secretary, Professor Brian

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  • Rantuana calls for improvement of conditions of service

    Member of Parliament for Ramotswa, Mr Samuel Rantuana has requested fellow MPs to come up

    read more »

  • Mojuta is Selebi Phikwe mayor

    The new mayor of Selebi Phikwe Town Council is nominated councillor, Mr Amogelang Mojuta while

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  • NWDC intends to house orphans 


    North West District Council (NWDC) will continue to support orphans and children in need of

    read more »

  • Mokaila calls for proper disposal of oil

    The Minister of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources, Mr Kitso Mokaila says it is the responsibility

    read more »

  • Church must help improve lives

    United Congregation Church of Southern Africa (UCCSA) overseer for Ntlhantlhe congregation, Pastor Gasegodira Kaboeamodimo has

    read more »

  • Choppies official applauds government

    Assistant manager of Choppies Enterprises, Ms Lorato Lalamakodi has applauded government’s commitment in taking affirmative

    read more »

  • Local government ministry partners with Limkokwing

    Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) and Limkokwing University of Creative Technology (LUCT)

    read more »

  • Youth games deplete BNOC coffers

     Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) president, Negroes Kgosietsile has told BNOC affiliates that the desire

    read more »

  • Kabelano 
donates 
to primary schools


    Ten primary schools have received a shot in the arm; thanks to Kabelano Trust, which blessed

    read more »

  • Ministry addresses water shortage at Good Hope senior

    Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraela Goya, says his ministry is aware

    read more »

  • Record for PLWDs exist in Shashe West

    Assistant Minister forPresidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Phillip Makgalemele, has told Parliament that there

    read more »

  • Blood donor campaign unsuccessful

    The three-day blood donor campaign held in three different areas in Francistown has not borne

    read more »

  • Prison meant to rehabilitate offenders

    The trend worldwide is not only to focus on punishment of offenders, but to emphasise

    read more »

  • Environmental book earmarked for primary schools

    The Department of Wildlife and National Parks in collaboration with The Life for Cheetahs Organisation

    read more »

  • Parliament rejects nominated councillors motion

    A motion moved by Francistown South MP, Mr Winter Mmolotsi to abolish the privilege of

    read more »

  • Botswana upholds democratic ideals

    The Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi, says Botswana is without doubt, a matured democracy that

    read more »

  • Adore Little Children donates to Ngarange

    Adore Little Children Botswana has donated clothes to residents of Ngarange in the Okavango Sub-district.

    In

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  • Parents can bring out best in children

    Parents must take full responsibility in elevating their children’s education.

    Speaking during the Model Day Care

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  • Goya refutes level of operation allegations

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Developemeent, Mr Moiseraele Goya has told parliament that

    read more »

  • Dow refers MPs to 2009-2022 strategy

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow has told Parliament that the

    read more »

  • Agriculture sector needs more funds - Majaga

    Nata-Gweta MP, Mr Polson Majaga, has called for 
diversification of economy to reduce dependency on

    read more »

  • Khama people’s choice - Molale

    Specially elected Member of Parliament, also Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Eric

    read more »

  • Government abhors gender based violence

    The launching of the 16 days of activism against violence on women and children campaign

    read more »

  • Sargam Trust donates to Kedikilwe trust

    Sargam Trust on November 22 put up a music show in honour of the former

    read more »

  • Nxau-Xau gets Internet lab

    Teachers at Nxau-Nxau Primary School in the Okavango Sub-district have been urged to always be

    read more »

  • UB Act addreses conflict of interest

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow has admitted that the

    read more »

  • Qangwa queen Miss RADP

    A 22-year-old beauty from Qangwa, Kewame Mochaka, was on November 22, crowned Miss Remote Area

    read more »

  • All are candidates of disability - official

    Everyone is a candidate of disability which can come across as a result of diseases,

    read more »

  • More MPs comment on State-of-Nation Address

    Specially Elected Member of Parliament, Dr Unity Dow has made a number of proposals, which

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  • No plans to incorporate DTEF, HRDC

    Government has no plans to incorporate the Department of Tertiary Education Financing (DTEF) into the

    read more »

  • Sustainable development requires good governance

    Good governance is a prerequisite for sustainable development, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International

    read more »

  • Kgalagadi: Unexploited tourism hub

    Low exploitation of tourism sector in Kgalagadi
 District has negatively affected the development of the

    read more »

  • Ghanzi hosts boot camp

    The Department of Special Support Services (DSSS) in the Ministry of Education and Skills Development

    read more »

  • Dow wants qualifications authority to be given chance

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development’s assistant minister, Dr Unity Dow has rejected a

    read more »

  • Minstry explores ways to assist students

    Assistant Minister in the Ministry of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow says her

    read more »

  • Parliament rejects Arone's motion

    Parliament has rejected a motion that requested government to appoint a task team to establish

    read more »

  • BOCODOL programmes increase

    The Botswana College of Distance and Open Learning's (BOCODOL) graduation has spanned eight programmes at

    read more »

  • Education ministry values culture - Goya

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Moiseraele Goya says the curriculum encourages

    read more »

  • DHMT 
introduces wellness day for infants


    A nutritionist at Boitekanelo College of Education, Ms Olebogeng Petrus has said from March to

    read more »

  • BOCODOL caps over 700

    Botswana currently has a tertiary participation rate of about 20 per cent against the desired

    read more »

  • VP wants BQA to transform human resource

    Vice President and also Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has encouraged

    read more »

  • Birdlife strategies bear fruit

    Birdlife Botswana director, Dr Kabelo Senyatso has attributed strides made in conservation of birds to

    read more »

  • AFCON: A west African affair 


    With qualification for the next edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals settled,

    read more »

  • Deputy high commissioner applauds Botswana

    The British deputy high commissioner, Mr Oliver Richard has applauded Botswana for devoting significant resources

    read more »

  • Botswana takes part in threatre congress

    Botswana took part for the first time in the World Congress of the International Theatre

    read more »

  • Former jail bird gets act together

    A young man who has been in and out of prison for robbery has realised

    read more »

  • Guma calls for response to youth unemployment

    The MP for Tati East, Mr Samson Guma has called on the government to

    read more »

  • Report to help promote Botswana

    The European Times Botswana 2014 Report will go a long way in shining a spotlight

    read more »

  • Vision 2016 progress visible

    A lot of progress and achievements has been made over the years in all Vision

    read more »

  • 178 temporary teachers in Ngamiland

    There are 110 and 68 temporary teachers engaged in primary schools and junior secondary schools

    read more »

  • Credit destroys poverty eradication projects

    A lot of poverty eradication projects are ruined by credit hence the need for programme

    read more »

  • Arone, Mmolotsi plead for better roads

    MP for Okavango, Mr Bagalatia Arone has appealed to government to consider improvement of the

    read more »

  • Identifying effective job creation methods critical

    Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) leader, and also Leader of Opposition, Mr Duma Boko says

    read more »

  • Tswapong region referees receive gear

    Pro Guard security services has donated a full gear which comprises of a kit, cards,

    read more »

  • Learning field level in government schools

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Unity Dow, says the learning field

    read more »

  • Opposition to hold govt accountable - Boko

    Leader of Opposition, Mr Duma Boko says their mandate in Parliament in the next five

    read more »

  • 'Boundaries thwart free trade within Africa'

    Organisation for Eastern and Southern Africa Insurers (OESAI) is one of the manifestations of the

    read more »

  • BISA, BNOC committed to sport development

    Botswana Integrated Sports Association (BISA) and Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) are both committed to

    read more »

  • Partnerships vital to education

    The marketing and public relations officer at Botswana Education Hub, Mr Oarabile Phefo says partnerships

    read more »

  • Thuso centre students graduate

    Maun Thuso Rehabilitation Centre recently hosted a graduation ceremony for its children who managed to

    read more »

  • JCI takes eye care campaign to Mabutsane

    The Junior Chamber International (JCI) - Jwaneng branch, in partnership with Eye Care Optometrists, embarked

    read more »

  • Muzila is new WASBO chairperson

    Botswana National Sports Council has appointed Grace Muzila chairperson of Women and Sport Botswana (WASBO)

    Muzila,

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  • Substance abuse worrisome

    Alcohol and substance abuse remain a challenge particularly amongst the youth including pupils.

    Speaking at the

    read more »

  • Mabeo calls on stakeholders to introspect

    Minister of Transport and Communications, Mr Tshenolo Mabeo has called on all sectors to re-examine

    read more »

  • From art teacher to self-employment

    Badirwang drew pictures in the ground with his playmates during their infancy stage, one could

    read more »

  • BCA ready to become a university

    The acting principal of Botswana College of Agriculture (BCA), Dr Mataba Tapela says his institution

    read more »

  • Churches crucial in community building

    Member of Parliament for Kgalagadi North, Mr Itumeleng Moipisi has emphasised the importance of churches

    read more »

  • Emang Basadi empowers women

    Emang Basadi has made a colossal impact and improvements in the livelihoods of many women

    read more »

  • Collegium publishers applaud Maranyane

    Collegium Educational Publishers  has applauded Maranyane Primary School in Kanye for academic excellence that was

    read more »

  • Miss RADP show signs of growth

    The Miss Remote Areas Development Programme (RADP) is on a quest to unearth natural talent

    read more »

  • State-Of-the-Nation-Address

    BY PRESIDENT LT.GEN SERETSE KHAMA IAN KHAMA

     
    INTRODUCTION

    1. Madam Speaker, before we begin may

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  • Khama sets the ball rolling

    The President, Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama, has set tone for the 11th Parliament

    read more »

  • Safari lodge shows empathy

    The management of Chobe Safari Lodge and the maintenance team donated kitchen utensils to the

    read more »

  • BIUST undertakes land degradation project

    Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) is undertaking a research project on land

    read more »

  • Parliament endorses Masisi as VP

    Member of Parliament for Moshupa-Manyana, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi, has been appointed the country's new Vice

    read more »

  • Masisi is the new VP

    Moshupa-Manyana MP, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi is the country's new Vice President.

    Mr Masisi, who has also

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  • Booster ekes out living through visual arts

    Perhaps it is in order to applaud the anticipated transformation of the country’s education system

    read more »

  • Moremi III memorial gets connected

    The Information Communication Technology (ICT) hub launched at Moremi III Memorial School in Maun is

    read more »

  • Non-communicable diseases emerging faster

    Developing countries like Botswana give more attention and resources to curbing communicable diseases at the

    read more »

  • Information services scribes shine at MISA awards

    Department of Information Services employees scooped awards in different categories at the Media Institute of

    read more »

  • Barclays Bank on anti-fraud crusade

    Barclays Bank has launched a fraud awareness roadshow to sensitise members of the public and

    read more »

  • Minopex donates to Supang pupils

    Minopex Botswana company, which operates under Karowe Diamond Mine, has donated school uniforms, food hampers

    read more »

  • Dipela does it for out of school youth

    The fifth time Presidential Competitions award winning traditional dance group, Dipela Tsaga Kobokwe Cultural Troop

    read more »

  • Judo director pleads for parental support

    Botswana Judo Federation (BJF) sports director, sensei Willie Paulsen has pleaded with parents to embrace

    read more »

  • Botswana remembers World War veterans

    The British High Commissioner to Botswana Mr Nick Pyle says the second Sunday of November

    read more »

  • Molokomme appreciates Debswana leaders

    Debswana board member and Attorney General, Dr Athaliah Molokomme has expressed gratitude to all those

    read more »

  • Botswana, De Beers partnership grows

    The government’s partnership with De Beers continues to grow as the country aspires to grow

    read more »

  • Laona Segaetsho laid to rest

    Media personality and communications specialist with the American Embassy, Mr Laona 'Joel' Segaetsho, was laid

    read more »

  • MVA Fund donates to Legotlhwana

    The Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) has donated three computers and a sign board to Legotlhwana

    read more »

  • Storm hits several villages

    Several villages under Palapye Administration Authority have experienced damages after heavy rains hit the areas

    read more »

  • Vocational training key economic growth

    Batswana have been reminded that vocational training is a way to go for any economy

    read more »

  • Goya condemns students conduct

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development (MOEsd), Mr Moiseraele Goya has condemned students’

    read more »

  • Government knuckles down

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama says while the economy is out of recession

    read more »

  • Cincinnati University to invest in Francistown

    The senior vice president for Academic Affairs and Provost of Cincinnati University from United States

    read more »

  • Police probe students riot

    Good Hope Senior Secondary School students are being investigated after rioting Tuesday evening.

    In an interview,

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  • Order returns to Good Hope senior

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development has assured the nation that disturbances and near

    read more »

  • BTCL delays shares offering

    The date for the launch of Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited’s (BTCL) Initial Public Offering (IPO)

    read more »

  • MMEWR donates to vulnerable children

    The Department of Mines under the Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources (MMEWR) has

    read more »

  • Police urge Batswana to protect themselves

    Botswana Police Service (BPS) has implored the nation to individually and collectively come up with

    read more »

  • Envoy urges students to utilise opportunities

    The acting American Ambassador to Botswana, Mr Michael Murphy has implored students of Botho College

    read more »

  • Spoilt votes within international standard

    A total of 8 167 ballot papers were rejected as spoilt votes at the just

    read more »

  • Over 2 000 graduate Friday

    The Ministry of Education and Skills Development through the Department of Technical and Vocational Education

    read more »

  • UN refugee officer who never went back home

    In 1968, thousands of Hambukushu refugees fled from Angola to Shakawe due to Portuguese inspired

    read more »

  • Commitment, descipline important in education

    A nurse at Bokspits clinic in Kgalagadi District, Mr Cornelius Gaeboeletswe encouraged standard seven pupils

    read more »

  • YDF inspires kitchen on wheels

    While some youths are often seen roaming the streets, looking for hard-to-come-by jobs, 32-year-old Ms

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  • Day Star celebrates 20th anniversary

    Day Star Primary School in Mahalapye celebrated its 20th anniversary on October 31.

    The school, which

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  • Hard work pays

    The teaching staff and other stakeholders at Kgabosetso Primary School in Moshupa have been appreciated

    read more »

  • Officials urges students to pursue innovation

    The chief education officer for Lobatse region, Mr Tumelo Rakgabo has appealed to brigade graduates

    read more »

  • Moswaang survives through art

    He knew that his existence was not by a coincidence but a preordained journey to

    read more »

  • Khama appoints cabinet

    The President, Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama, has appointed members of cabinet as follows:

    1.

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  • Botswana up 34 places in global gender gap index

    The World Economic Forum (WEF) has released its annual Global Gender Gap Report and Index

    read more »

  • Skills development critical

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama says government will accelerate efforts to ensure that

    read more »

  • Anti-corruption key to good governance

    Ngamiland acting district commissioner, Mr Keabetswe Lesiela has urged public servants to renew their commitment

    read more »

  • Education avenue to eradicating poverty

    Principal education officer in the Hukuntsi sub-region, Ms Atlasaone Mmereki, says education is a crucial

    read more »

  • Debswana donates over half a million

    Debswana (Orapa, Lethakane and Damtshaa mines ) donated more than P564 000 to Serowe SOS

    read more »

  • Dithapo encourages hand washing

    Batawana deputy paramount chief, Kgosi Pringle Dithapo has urged the public to join hands with

    read more »

  • A call for gymnastic rooms in workplaces

    An effective exercise initiative needs to be fun and keep one motivated, says the assistant

    read more »

  • President commends IEC

    President Lt. General Seretse Khama Ian Khama has commended the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) and

    read more »

  • Perseverance does it for Zwenshambe resident

    He thought he made a wrong decision by quitting his job to start his own

    read more »

  • INAUGURATION ADDRESS BY H.E. PRESIDENT KHAMA

    [Salutations]...

    1. I have the honour and privilege of taking this solemn Presidential

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  • Ministers bear election brunt

    Two ministers and four assistant ministers were defeated in the October 24 general elections

    Minister of

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  • Council secretary commends private sector

    The private sector has been commended for showing keen interest in contributing to development of

    read more »

  • Vocational training not last resort

    The principal of Tswapong Bokone Brigade, Mr Cornelius Matlhare, has appealed to the public not

    read more »

  • BDP promises to improve lives

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has called on residents of the Serowe North

    read more »

  • Moatlhodi urges Batswana to vote for UDC

    Tonota South parliamentary candidate for the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), Mr Pono Moatlhodi has

    read more »

  • Hishongwa completes Botswana mission

    Botswana and Namibia share common values, which remain pillars of their cooperation at bilateral and

    read more »

  • Parent-teacher liason critical in education

    The aspiration for an educated and informed nation is a priority that needs collective effort

    read more »

  • UDC solution to national challenges - Boko

    The leader of Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), Mr Duma Boko says failure by opposition

    read more »

  • Failure to deliver discourages youth from voting

    Some youth in Francistown have stated that they are discouraged from registering and voting because

    read more »

  • Gogontlejang: True humanitarian

    Gogontlejang Phaladi, Botswana’s golden girl is still making waves in her life. The woman in

    read more »

  • Kedikilwe implores Batswana to prioritise voting

    The Vice President, Dr Ponatshego Kedikilwe has asked voters to ensure that their Omang and

    read more »

  • DCEC empowers anti-corruption clubs

    The Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) public education branch in Francistown has encouraged

    read more »

  • Mayor content with SPTC performance

    Some of the Selebi-Phikwe Town Council’s (SPTC) major achievements are the upgrading of recreational facility

    read more »

  • Chinese embassy donates to trust

    The Chinese Embassy has donated P175 000 to The Eagle Trust for the purchasing of

    read more »

  • Pre-schoold education vital - Venson-Moitoi

    Minister Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi says the introduction of pre-lessons for standard one pupils at primary schools

    read more »

  • DTC undertakes educational campaign

    Diamond Trading Company (DTC) is on an educational campaign to teach senior secondary school students

    read more »

  • Stakeholders bless Mochudi Resource Centre

    Private and public sector stakeholders continue to work together to create a conducive learning environment

    read more »

  • PHK acknowledges constituents’ support

    The Vice President, Dr Ponatshego Kedikilwe, has thanked residents of Mmadinare and other villages in

    read more »

  • Maun to have another junior secondary school

    A new junior secondary school will be built in Maun at the tune of P127

    read more »

  • WAR launches song against alcohol abuse

    Women Against Rape (WAR) have collaborated with a well known artiste and song writer, Tshepo

    read more »

  • School of tennis hosts international coaching course

    The Francistown School of Tennis has been hosting a three-day Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) 10

    read more »

  • Boko true visionary - Stoyanov

    Former Bulgarian President, Mr Petar Stoyanov says this country deserves “the best leadership in the

    read more »

  • Give BCP chance - Saleshando

    As the clock ticks faster to October 24 for Batswana to go to the polls,

    read more »

  • Serameng primary receives two classrooms

    The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Peter Siele has hailed the importance

    read more »

  • French exam taken on election day

    A total of 165 students will sit for their Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education

    read more »

  • Industrial court, Legal Aid in awareness campaign

    The Industrial Court in collaboration with Legal Aid Botswana (LAB) on October 15 held an

    read more »

  • Botswana respects children’s rights

    Botswana’s respect for the rights of the child has been demonstrated through the accession and

    read more »

  • Bothakga receives exercising machine

    Bothakga Primary School on October 13 received an exercising machine from Directorate of Public Prosecution

    read more »

  • DTC Botswana donates to Mochudi centre

    Diamond Trading Company Botswana has sponsored Mochudi Resource Centre for the Blind (MRCB) to the

    read more »

  • BDP policies sound - Khama

    Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) president, Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has implored Tonota constituents

    read more »

  • ‘Send Hambira to parliament’

    The chairman of Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), Dr Ponatshego Kedikilwe says it would be a

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  • Tsabong school holds reception class graduation

    The management and parents of Tsabong Primary School recently held the school’s first reception class

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  • Khama urges democrats to sell party programmes

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has urged Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) members not

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  • Khama canvasses for votes in Francistown

    Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) president, Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama says the campaign for

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  • Spiking Stars get soft points

    Serowe-based volleyball team, Tanian, forfeited points to Ramotswa club Spiking Stars after failing to honor

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  • SADC Election Observer Mission starts work

    As the nation heads towards the October 24 general elections, the Southern African Developments Community

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  • DCEC empowers anti-corruption clubs

    The Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) public education branch in Francistown has encouraged

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  • Kajaja Primary School opens

    Acting Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi, says the situation where children

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  • Ex-convict plans life after prison

    The famous human rights activist Malcom X wrote in his autobiography that when asked by

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  • Gopong school officially opens

    The P4.2 million two-teacher primary school constructed through Ipelegeng programme at Gopong in Goodhope Sub-district

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  • Education: Pillar of development

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has urged the 2014 graduates of the University

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  • Tlhopa Botswana gives students voice

    With the general elections around the corner, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) and French Embassy

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  • Mmipi in France for awards ceremony

    Women are the pinnacle of society and hold households together in the midst of challenges

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  • KAYCON donates computers to schools

    KAYCON (PTY) LTD has shown commitment and interest in seeing education system in Botswana improving

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  • Botswana appreciates assistance

    Minister of Labour and Home Affairs, Mr Edwin Batshu says Botswana welcomes the European Union

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  • Hope for increased women legislators

    Some women have relinquished their jobs to take up the male dominated field of politics.

    Three

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  • Earl Klugh perfoms at GICC

    Fans of legendary Jazz icon, Earl Klugh will on Sunday October 12) experience a musical

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  • Boko urges Lobatse electorate to vote UDC

    The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) leader, Mr Duma Boko has urged voters in Lobatse

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  • Bullish results for Letshego

    Letshego Holding Group (LHG), a regional market leader in the provision of unsecured consumer finance

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  • Tona o kgothatsa baeteledipele ba baithuti

    Lephata la thuto le tlhabololo dikitso le lemoga seabe sa dikole tsa ithutelo ditiro mo

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  • Health care system impressive

    The Minister of Health, Dr John Seakgosing says Botswana's health care system is impressive.

    Speaking at

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  • Society donates to Bothakga pupils

    Lobatse deputy district commissioner, Mr Ernest Phiri, has praised Society Against HIV/AIDS (SAHA) from the

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  • Agricultural research supports Bothakga

    Agricultural research department has handed over an institutional backyard garden to Bothakga Primary School in

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  • Borwa JSS celebrates silver jubilee

    The progress of an educational institution is assessed not only by the academic excellence which

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  • Kagiso senior struggles for excellence

    A white mini-bus suddenly makes an abrupt stop at a bus stop. Without anyone signalling

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  • Co-curricular activities important

    The managing director of Associated Fund Administrators (AFA), Mr Duncan Thela says education is not

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  • PHK relishes a quiet retirement

    The out-going Vice President, Dr Ponatshego Kedikilwe, told hundreds of well-wishers at his official farewell

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  • Success in education needs partnership

    For the country to realise meaningful development, it needs skilled personnel who can compete with

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  • McConnell performance worrisome

    Tutume McConnell College school head, Mr Watson Basoli has described the school’s prize giving day

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  • 'Unleash potential'

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Keletso Rakhudu says the ministry recognises

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  • Fare-thee-well PHK

    The Vice President, Dr Ponatshego Kedikilwe, has been applauded for desiding to retire when

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  • I do not want to be president - Pheto

     

    Former Member of Parliament for Lentsweletau, who is now an independent candidate for Mmopane-Lentsweletau constituency,

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  • Khama honours outstanding Batswana

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has awarded certificates and medals to Batswana who

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  • Independence message: President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama

    1. It is my pleasure to once more address you on this special day when

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  • Botswana tops in safety, the rule of law

    The 2014 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) shows that Botswana once more ranks first

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  • Government, UNICEF seek to close gap

    Some pockets of eligible children still remain outside the education system, according to the executive

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  • BQA chief calls for education fortification

    The acting chief executive officer for Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA), Mr Abel Modungwa says Botswana

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  • Profession regulation critical - officer

    Botswana is one of the four countries in Africa which has an arrangement to regulate

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  • Maun stalemate continues

    Maun Technical College Student Representative Council (SRC) leader, Mr Dick George says the acting deputy

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  • Seakgosing urges public to heed advice on Ebola

    The public has been advised to take heed of reports from health workers on Ebola.

    Addressing

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  • Community trusts way to go

     Residents of Ncojane in Ghanzi District have been advised to form a community -based

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  • Chobe faces small stock shortage

    Chobe District is faced with shortage of local suppliers for small stock. 

    This, therefore led to

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  • Maun Technical College students boycott classes

    Efforts by Ngamiland regional director of Education, Mr Acronews Maseko to intervene in the on-going

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  • Remmogo empowers Kgale Hill JSS boys

    Remmogo Youth Organisation (RYO) in partnership with Kgale Hill Junior Secondary School on Monday, September

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  • Govt walks talk on women empowerment

    The deputy permanent secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs, Ms Kelebogile Kgabi

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  • Lobatse Town Council performs well

    The Lobatse Town Council has made remarkable developmental strides since the election of council in

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  • OSET affords learning to adults

    Out of School Education and Training (OSET) affords learning to adults who are generally excluded

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  • Gaborone residents embrace poverty eradication

    The Mayor of Gaborone, Mr Haskins Nkaigwa says there is backlog of over 8 009

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  • Masisi urges students to be courageous

    Standard seven and form three students who are about to write their final examinations have

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  • University donates to Mochudi centre for the blind

    The director of Mochudi Resource Centre for the Blind (MRCB) Ms Sophie Moalosi applauded Anglia

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  • JAB awards programme implementers

    Junior Achievement Botswana (JAB) has appreciated and awarded programme implementers from the education system.

    The JAB

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  • Campaign promotes clean environment

    The Clean-up the World commemoration inspires and empowers the communities to clean up their surrounding

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  • Boko implores electorates to trust UDC policies

    The Leader of the Umbrella for Democratic Change, Mr Duma Boko has implored electorate in

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  • Otse: Where Macco makes his mark

    Even the smell of paint and dried sweat would not discourage him and neither will

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  • Botsalano Publishers e abela baithuti

    E ne ya re ka Labotlhano khamphani ya Botsalano Press Publishers ya supa bobelotlhomogi ka

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  • Coaches critical to sport development

    Physical Education lecturer at the University Of Botswana, Professor Jimoh Shehu says coaches are key

    read more »

  • Saleshando launches Rammidi

    The leader of Botswana Congress Party (BCP) Mr Dumelang Saleshando has urged electorates in the

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  • Ministry hands over grey water project

    Deputy permanent secretary in the Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources, Mr Macheng Macheng

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  • Tubu electrification project almost complete

    Gumare-Tubu North councillor, Mpoke Karapo has told BOPA in an interview recently that the project

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  • Damochujenaa celebrates with Kedikilwe

    On Friday (September 19), the residents of Damochujenaa village in the Mmadinare Constituency celebrated Vice

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  • Masisi urges residents to vote for Molatlhegi

    Acting Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has urged Old Naledi residents

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  • Kgalagadi under-developed - Saleshando

    The leader of Botswana Congress Party (BCP), Mr Dumelang Saleshando says Kgalagadi District, especially in

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  • Bokhutlo takes fashion to another level

    When most people complete their tertiary education, their vision is to find work and earn

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  • RADP caters for students

    Tertiary institutions are packed with students funded through the Remote Area Development Programme (RADP), the

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  • Second Northern Women Expo slated for next week

    The deputy permanent secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs has revealed that

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  • Lobatse hosts special Olympics games

    About 900 children living with disability from over 50 schools across the country have converged

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  • Tsabong JSS to be a unified school

    Tsabong Junior Secondary School will be upgraded to be a unified secondary school.

    Tsabong Sub-district council

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  • Gudu takes campaign trail to Gungwe

    Residents of Gungwe have been urged to vote wisely in the coming general elections.

    Speaking during

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  • Legodimo honours Lady Olebile

    Legodimo Youth Training, which is a division of Camphill Community Trust, has honoured the late

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  • Adopt-A-School benefits Mogorosi

    Engen Botswana has donated a library worth P100 000 to Mogorosi Primary School through the

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  • What defines ideal woman

    Self-understanding of a woman is often confused and inspired by the ideal woman according to

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  • Road safety, development go hand in hand

    Diamond Educational Publishers, publishing director, Ms Violet Ngongola says road safety awareness is key to

    read more »

  • Women overcome sport challenges

    Women in sport have been urged to remain stoic and always remember the significant role

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  • Ministry transforms education system

    The Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi says her ministry is in

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  • Pre-school education essential - Rakhudu

    The Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Keletso Rakhudu, has aplauded establishment of

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  • 'Do not default on treatment'

    The National AIDS Coordinating Agency (NACA) coordinator, Ms Grace Muzila has advised patients against defaulting

    read more »

  • Mmolotsi advocates for fresh leadership

    Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) secretary general, Mr Wynter Mmolotsi, says there is need for

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  • BCP vows to better lives

    Botswana Congress Party (BCP) prospective parliamentary candidate for Kanye North, Mr Kentse Rammidi says politics

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  • Aim for the stars - BR official

    Educators in Mahalapye Sub-district have been urged to aim high to achieve good results.

    Speaking during

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  • DHMT takes services to people


    The deputy director technical services in the Ministry of Health, Mr John Botsang, has encouraged

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  • BDF Cheetahs champions

    This year’s Botswana Rugby Union League champions, the BDF Cheetahs, are Botswana Accountancy College (BAC)

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  • Poaching leads to extinction

    Wildlife resources are vital to human’s economic and social development but people do not recognise

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  • Gumare clinic offers youth friendly services

    Gumare Clinic offers what is dubbed Youth Friendly Services (YFS) to young people aged 10-29

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  • Exhibition is important - Norris

    Exhibition is imperative because it gives artists a platform to express their experience as well

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  • Kgatleng schools receive braille equipment

    Kgatleng regional education office has received specialised equipment and materials for learners with visual impairment

    read more »

  • BotswanaPost Foundation donates

    BotswanaPost, through its foundation has donated books, toys and educational materials to Ghanzi Day Care

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  • Villander stimulates creative mind

    A budding young entrepreneur, Mr Teko Villander, who hails from Bokspits in the Kgalagadi District

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  • Human capital key

    Human capital is a key driver of success and sustainability for any organisation including governments,

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  • Saleshando launches Stegling

    The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) leader, Mr Dumelang Saleshando has encouraged Moshupa electorates to vote

    read more »

  • JICA, BOCCIM train young professionals

    In collaboration with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) office in Botswana, BOCCIM will offer its

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  • Pupils orientation registration on-going

    Registration for orientation and reception of pupils readying for standard one is on-going in all

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  • Compliance to security policy important

    University of Botswana deputy vice chancellor, finance and administration, Mr Dawid Katzke says security is

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  • Madi Majwana launches

    Madi Majwana: Stories from your pockets sound track, theatre, and Radio Drama, was launched on

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  • Reception classes ongoing

    Chairperson of the Central District Council (CDC), Mr Lesego Raditanka says reception classes are ongoing

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  • BALA official urges Mababe to use solar energy

    Members of the Mababe Zokotsama Community Development Trust have been advised to take advantage of

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  • Arone’s credentials speak volumes - Gobotswang

    Botswana Congress Party (BCP) deputy leader, Dr Kesitegile Gobotswang has urged electorates to vote for

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  • Moiyabana welcomes reading room

    Residents of Moiyabana in the Central District have been encouraged to utilise the village reading

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  • Mpa ya Tlou preserves traditional lifestyle

    What started only as a rock painted with Botswana’s colourful mix of white, black and

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  • Education gaps need redress

    Education in Botswana has to go through transformation if it is to build a global

    read more »

  • MANCOSA holds first graduation

    About 83 students graduated from the Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) at the college’s

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  • Organic agriculture may grow local economies

    Practicing organic agriculture may grow local economies because people have resorted to buying organically produced

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  • Khama requests democrats to put party first

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has called on democrats to unite behind the

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  • Embassy donates to Ngamiland schools

    The US embassy has donated over P600 000 to 10 schools in the Ngamiland region

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  • Anti-poaching fight serious undertaking - Seretse

    Defence, justice and security minister, Mr Dikgakgamatso Seretse has called on Botswana and Zambian governments

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  • College starts jewellery course

    A Certificate in Jewellery Design and Manufacturing (JD&M) programme seeks to foster a Botswana signature

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  • Somolekae promises better health care

    Government, through the Ministry of Health, is committed to providing Batswana with a better health

    read more »

  • Rasetapa defies all odds

    The wheelchair was a turning point in his life, as it boosted his self-esteem and

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  • Limkokwing honours Kedikilwe

    Limkokwing University of Creative Technology Botswana has conferred an Honourary Doctorate of Leadership on Vice

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  • Rantleru can change Lobatse - Rapelana

    Chairperson of the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) Ms Motsei Rapelana has implored voters in Lobatse

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  • UDC promises better education

    Residents of Mahalapye East constituency have been urged to vote for Umbrella for Democratic Change

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  • Botswana makes strides in MDGs implementation


    As the clock ticks towards the end of 15 years framework of the Millennium Development

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  • Visually impaired on board

    Some visually impaired voters say they are impressed by the ballot paper template developed to

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  • Education ministry hosts top achievers

    Ministry of Education and Skills Development, through the Botswana Education Hub office, recently bid farewell

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  • Jwaneng welcomes Galaxy FC

    Jwaneng has witnessed the much awaited launch of the newly formed, Galaxy Football club.

    Speaking during

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  • Saleshando takes campaign trail to Serowe

    Education under Botswana Congress Party (BCP) will be free and compulsory with the education ministry

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  • Vote in large numbers
- Kwelagobe

    Voters in Kanye South have been urged to vote for the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP)

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  • Palapye qualifies to be township - Ramogapi

    Palapye Administration Authority (PAA) chairperson, Mr Onneetse Ramogapi wants Palapye to be declared a township.

    Opening

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  • BBL programme transforms children's lives

    Bana Ba Letsatsi (BBL) programme has been praised for creating a supportive environment for orphans

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  • BCP stable - Molelekedi

    Botswana Congress Party (BCP) has been hailed as the most stable party in the country

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  • Literacy sustains development - Ntseane


    Professor Peggy Ntseane of the University of Botswana has said Literacy is an essential tool

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  • Francistown City Council registers company

    Francistown mayor, Mr James Kgalajwe says Francistown City Council has registered a company.

    Addressing a recent

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  • Official applauds residents for fighting HIV/AIDS

    Residents of Makalamabedi in the North West District have been applauded for fighting the HIV/AIDS

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  • Government appreciates workers

    Government is committed to improving the quality of workers' lives by addressing the socio-economic dimensions

    read more »

  • Motswana engineer heads to China

    The Shashe Mooke born Mr Mmilili Santu (24) will next week join other young Batswana

    read more »

  • Regional office monitors Kagiso senior

    South East Region chief education officer, Mr Moses Tshetlhana says they are still monitoring progress

    read more »

  • China donates video conference equipment

    Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFAIC), Mr Phandu Skelemani and the Chinese ambassador,

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  • 44 to study in China

    Acting Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi says orientation of Batswana students

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  • Education for all

    Education is a life journey that both the young and the old have to embark

    read more »

  • Re-admission of Shakawe students starts in earnest

    Shakawe Senior Secondary School class of 2013 students has been advised to be responsible and

    read more »

  • FCE becomes open learning university

    The deputy permanent secretary in the Ministry of Education and Skills Development, Mr Kgopotso Ramoroka

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  • Teenager lives off carts

    When his father became frail and could not run the family business anymore, his son,

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  • Household credit growth stable

    Household credit, although remaining high, is said to be stable but Bank of Botswana says

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  • Stergling canvasses for votes

    Botswana Congress Party (BCP)’s prospective parliamentary candidate for Moshupa/Manyana constituency, Reverend Benny Stegling has urged

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  • Be wary of terrorism - Tshireletso

    Government is working round the clock to prevent acts of terrorism, therefore it is upon

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  • Vote for Tambula - Dibeela

    The leaders of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) have implored the voters in the

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  • Rakgare tried, tested - Saleshando

    Botswana Congress Party (BCP) leader, Mr Dumelang Saleshando says the party's parliamentary candidate for Mogoditshane

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  • Rakhudu is the right candidate - Masisi

    The MP for Moshupa, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi says it will be a socio-economic suicide for

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  • BOCODOL e botlhokwa

    E re le ntswa go santse go lebega bontsi jwa batho bogolo jang ba metse

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  • Practical subjects gateway to economic diversification

    Students have been urged to take practical subjects seriously as they are a gateway to

    read more »

  • UDC has competent leaders - Boko

    The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), on August 23, launched its prospective parliamentary candidate for

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  • No programme for families living with PLWDs

    The Okavango sub-district does not have a programme, which caters for families living with disabled

    read more »

  • EU ambassador completes mission

    Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mr Phandu Skelemani has described the European Union

    read more »

  • Kedikilwe bids Mmadinare constituents farewell

    Vice President Dr Ponatshego Kedikilwe has thanked residents of Mmadinare, civil servants and Batswana in

    read more »

  • SOS children graduate in ICT skills

    Central region Education director, Ms Molebi Morolong has implored children from the SOS village to

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  • Lack of skills contributes to unemployment

    Lack of requisite skills to meet job requirements has been identified as one of the

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  • Poverty eradication programme does well in North East

    The Poverty Eradication Programme is progressing well in the North East District, council chairperson, Mr

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  • Khama promises quality service

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has assured the nation of quality service under

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  • Sport has more benefits - Serufho

    Ministry of Education and Skills Development employees have been urged to take sport seriously as

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  • DK has stamina for another marathon - Mogae

    Former president, Dr Festus Mogae, has urged electorates to vote Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) back

    read more »

  • Official commends ministry for intervention

    Okavango senior district officer, Mr Letlhogonolo Nkolane has praised the Ministry of Education and Skills

    read more »

  • Godson achieves musicial dream

    Known as Godson Tshipietsile in the music scene, the young man born and bred in

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  • Thuso centre looks to SADC for assistance

    The executive director of Thuso Rehabilitation Centre (TRC), Mr Moses Kandavazo says negotiations are on

    read more »

  • BCP launches Kekgonegile

    Prospective parliamentary candidate for Maun East, Mr Goretetse Kekgonegile has been described as a youthful

    read more »

  • Boko promises conducive working environment

    Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) leader, Mr Duma Boko has decried the increase of unemployment

    read more »

  • IEC encourages youth participation in electoral process

    The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has done a lot to sensitise and enhance youth participation

    read more »

  • New project to transform Boteti

    When somebody mentions the word diamond, there comes to mind certain words associated with class.

    Among

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  • Shakawe students re-admitted

    Following government’s decision to re-admit Shakawe Senior Secondary School students to re-sit for their BGCSE,

    read more »

  • Bangwaketse celebrate culture

    Young people watched in awe as the elderly twisted and turned to the serenading sounds

    read more »

  • Public unhappy with public service

    The public is not happy with the service offered by the public service despite principles,

    read more »

  • ICT enhances learning

    Information and communication technology (ICT) has the potential for knowledge dissemination, knowledge acquisition, effective e-learning

    read more »

  • Oriental Post celebrates 5th anniversary

    The Chinese community residing in Botswana on August 12 celebrated their newspaper, Oriental Post’s fifth

    read more »

  • Dolphins eye top three finish

    Dolphins head coach, Shalosh Matsetse is plotting a top three finish in the Women’s Basketball

    read more »

  • Residents commend Siele

    Residents of Mmathethe and Magoriapitse in the Ngwaketse South constituency have commended their area MP

    read more »

  • Orange Botswana donates learning equipment

    Orange Botswana has donated learning equipment to Ministry of Education Skills and Development (MoESD) for

    read more »

  • ICT transforms education

    Information and Communication Technologies (ICT’S) plays a vital role in transforming education development as well

    read more »

  • Maun senior school back on track

    Maun senior secondary school is now back on track after government made great strides in

    read more »

  • Breast feeding rates low -Somolekae

    The Assistant Minister of Health, Dr Gloria Somolokae has said rates of breastfeeding in Botswana

    read more »

  • Joseph Anderson unit receive donations

    Joseph Anderson Primary School Special Unit responsible for training children with different disabilities has received

    read more »

  • Sponsor a Child assists vulnerable children

    Trade and industry minister, Ms Docas Makgato-Malesu says Sponsor a Child which has been in

    read more »

  • BCP sets eyes on Mmadinare

    Botswana Congress Party (BCP) prospective parliamentary candidate for Lentsweletau-Mmopane, Mr Phagenyane Phage has pleaded with

    read more »

  • Ebola-hit nations no go areas

    Government has put in place travel restrictions on people coming from areas infected with Ebola

    read more »

  • Mobile Children Traffic School effective

    The Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) fund has introduced mobile service called the Mobile Children Traffic

    read more »

  • MAD semi-fnal a thriller

    In their 18th year unearthing local talent in Botswana, the popular Talent Show of My

    read more »

  • Machaillo-Ellis commends OLDM

    Orapa, Letlhakane and Damtshaa Mines (OLDM) have been commended for making a contribution towards the

    read more »

  • Forum empowers youth

    About 500 youths aged between 10 and 24 years converged in Kasane on August 9

    read more »

  • Laundry services for Tutume residents

    Starting a small business is fast becoming one of the solutions to create means of

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  • Teenage pregnancy worrisome - Kgathi

    Acting Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Shaw Kgathi has expressed shock at