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  • Court refuses murder accused bail

    Prosecutor in a case in which Daniel Phadisa is facing two counts of murder has

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  • Ups, downs of showbiz

    2017 was a year of mixed fortunes for the creative arts industry and even though

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  • Rollers narrowly escape GU noose

    Gaborone United and Township Rollers had to settle for a share of the spoils

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  • Boteti sub-council removes illegal sign boards

    The Boteti sub-council chairperson, Mr Molemi Galeragwe says in an endeavour to collect revenues

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  • UNDP hosts land use conference

    Ngamiland Sustainable Land Management (SLM) Project, together with the sister projects in Makgadikgadi and Chobe

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  • Pricing in foreign currency illegal

    Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry, Ms Peggy Serame has urged

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  • Sport contributes to GDP

    President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has emphasised the importance of sports as

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  • Professor Otlhogile supports state in Motumise case

    Professor Bojosi Otlhogile has differed with the Court of Appeal judgement that President Lt Gen.

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  • Ombudsman increases outreach, expands human rights mandate

    Parliament has been told that during the 2016/2017 financial year, the Ombudsman received and investigated

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  • Grant Thornton stimulates economic growth

    The Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry, Mr Vincent Seretse says Grant Thornton Botswana

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  • DISS sets record straight

    The Directorate has observed in the last week a trend in the local media of

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  • A.T.I BTC Brand ambassador

    Atlasaone Molemogi, popularly known as A.T.I in showbiz is the brand ambassador of Botswana Telecommunications

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  • Nigerian heavyweights set to invade Gabs

    The mayor of Gaborone says everything is in place for two of Nigeria’s musical heavyweights

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  • Local company develops marketing app

    Acting permanent secretary for the Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security, Mr

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  • Zahara to close down Mascom live sessions

    With rains having dampened Oliver Mtukudzi's 65th birthday and Franco’s first ever appearance at BotswanaCraft

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  • Bargain Hub to transform advertising

    In today’s technologically driven world with an estimated population of 2.2 million, 1.4 million of

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  • Women Zebras prepare for COSAFA

    Preparations for the Botswana women’s national football team is going well ahead of the women's

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  • Govt to house officers

    President Lieutenant General Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has said Cabinet has taken a decision

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  • Welcoming spring in style

    It is official, spring has sprung and it comes with the latest and most

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  • BDF, police partner in aviation training

    Air Arm Technical Training School graduuates have been urged to ensure they further their studies

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  • Use of Information Technology in schools way to go

    Okavango Research Institute deputy director, Professor Joseph Mbaiwa has underscored the need for technology to

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  • State of art airport in offing

    A multimillion pula State of the art airport is yet to be established in Palapye

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  • Stocktheft gives kgosi sleepness nights

    Monwane, a small village about 15km off the Thebephatshwa turn along the Molepolole-Letlhakeng road, is

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  • Court denies suspect bail

    Extension II Magistrate, Ms Ntombizodwa Ncube has denied Kediemetse Mogotsi bail pending trial in

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  • Vee's star continues to shine

    From his heydays of Ola Kasi, Sekukuni, Letlhale, Taku Taku, among his many hits over

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  • Spring to attract more mood boosters of clothes

    It is official, spring has sprung and it comes with the latest and most fashionable

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  • Malgas preserves family legacy

     A youthful tailor, Mr Tlhagiso Malgas who was born and raised in Molepolole is determined

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  • GIMC festival pulls out all stops

    The Gaborone International Music Culture Week (GIMC) fourth annual offering promises to be bigger

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  • Strategy to assist with cybercrime management

    Parliament has been informed that between 2015 and July 2017, 12 cases of cybercrime relating

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  • PPADB, CIPA sign MoU

    The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) and

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  • Do farming as a business - VP

     Vice President Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has encouraged farmers in the Southern district to do farming

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  • Cancer awareness campaigns still running

    Princess Marina Hospital’s Dr Sebathu Chiyapo says it is important for both medical professionals

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  • Quality order of day - Butale

    Assistant Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry, Mr Biggie Butale says manufacturers have to

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  • Practice climate smart agric - VP

    Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has urged farmers in Moshupa Sub-district to practice smart

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  • No special dispensation for women economic empowerment scheme

    Parliament has been told that the women economic empowerment scheme did not have a

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  • Barclays Bank introduces fraud campaign

    Barclays Bank Botswana has introduced a fraud awareness campaign to sensitise customers on the latest

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  • New Kasane airport terminal opens

    The new Kasane International Airport terminal building this week opened its doors for operations following

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  • Dimoraro Maronthotho sets Rhuu apart

    Dimoraro Maronthotho, a traditional music album released last year has elevated Rhuu Modise to stardom.

    The

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  • MP Butale hails association for pharmacists

    Member of Parliament for Gaborone Central, Dr Phenyo Butale says the role played by pharmacists

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  • Anti-human trafficking battle needs all

    Members of Ntlo ya Dikgosi have been requested to be alert about human trafficking when

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  • Research to address today’s challenges - Madigele

    Minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology, Dr Alfred Madigele says research and innovation

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  • SOS celebrates 30 years, fathers day

    Little Thato Tsheko (not real name) plays unconcerned and undeterred by family history or the

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  • Kgosi commends VDC philanthropic work

    Tsabong deputy kgosi, Kgosi Richard Toto says the humanitarian gesture extended by Tsabong East Development

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  • Netball unveils mascot

    With the Netball World Youth Cup 2017 kick off getting closer, preparations to host 19

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  • Preacher Boy back with bang

    A gospel hip hop artiste who is famous for the hit song Motsotsonyana that was

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  • Ounah works with SA legends to raise bar

    Local artiste known to his fans as Ounah and also well remembered for his song

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  • Kwerepe conducts familiarisation tour

    Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration, Mr Thato Kwerepe on May 4

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  • MADE to promote Botswana

    The Manufacturing and Distribution Exhibition (MADE) invites all manufacturers, distributors, suppliers and industry affiliates across

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  • Masisi calls for inclusive tourism in communities

    The Vice President Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has challenged tour operators in Botswana to ensure that

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  • Botswana most attractive economy -report

    Botswana is in an outstanding position in Africa in terms of attracting investors to its

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  • Empower local producers

    The Member of Parliament for Chobe, Mr Machana Shamukuni has urged the newly opened Shoprite

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  • Kazungula Bridge Project behind schedule

    Heavy rains and water logging at the site for package 2 of the Kazungula bridge

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  • Stanbic Bank major boost to economy - BoB governor

    The entry of Stanbic Bank into Botswana financial sector should be placed in the context

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  • Mp3rd set to shake music industry

    -At a tender age of 18, Menzile Chester, who is popularly known to her fans

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  • Lame: A revelation of what Botswana is yet to offer

    We live in a world where sport is as much important as academics, especially for

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  • Head of intelligence directorate never asked to resign-OP

    It is with regret and disappointment that we once again express our concern over a

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  • DBS, VOA renew broadcasting rights

    The Department of Broadcasting Services (DBS) and Voice of America (VOA) have signed a Memorandum

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  • Letoreng gets primary school

    Minister of Health and Wellness, Ms Dorcas Makgato has applauded Lions Club International for their

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  • Debswana injects P3.2m into school project

     Deputy permanent secretary in the Ministry of Basic Education, Mr Simon Coles says the turnkey

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  • Members allowed to contest for positions - BDP

    The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has denied that the President Lt General Dr Seretse Khama

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  • Latest areas affected by floods

    Moshawana and Bophirima wards in Mochudi are the latest areas to be affected by floods.

    A

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  • Khama kickstarts construction

    Botswana Baylor pediatric Cancer and Hematology Centre of Excellence will allow children with cancer and

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  • OP dismisses The Telegraph report on the presidency

    We note that The Telegraph of 8th February 2017 carried a story on page 2

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  • Use of caravans not ideal for kgotla

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

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  • Molatlhegi briefs residents on EVM

    MP for Gaborone South, Mr Kagiso Molatlhegi, has told his constituents that the Independent Electoral

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  • Budget speech tomorrow

    The Minister of Finance and Economic Development,  Mr Kenneth Matambo, is to deliver the 2017/18

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  • Mingo turns to God

    Years after riding the hard patch of life, Mingo Touch has finally found a new

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  • Baherero repatriation committee to submit information

    Baherero and Ovanderu repatriation committee has been given two weeks to provide information regarding the

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  • Ambassador affirms France position on terrorism

    Ambassador Pierre Voillery of France has re-affirmed his country’s position to freedom of expression, human

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  • Botswana least corrupt

    Transparency International has rated Botswana as the least corrupt country in Africa as well as

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  • Malete makes ends meet

    A lot has been said on the need for youth to come up with business

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  • Nine proposals get funding

    Botswana and the European Union (EU) have awarded P4 136 074 to nine out of

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  • Mmathethe seeks to rebuild shelters

    Incidents of arson have left Mmathethe residents reeling in shock after two kgotla shelters were

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  • Bantolo to grow indigenous music

    Thirty-seven-year-old, Jimson Richard of Bantolo Traditional Group, has high hopes of growing indigenous music. So

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  • Kgosi decries passion killings

    Kgosi Makgabane Tsiane of Takatokwane has expressed concern over the escalating number of killing of

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  • Ga Maila Festive Meltdown success

    The third edition of Ga Maila Festive Meltdown has left long lasting impressions to the

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  • Natural versus artificial beauty: to be or not to be?

    There is a popular saying that beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder, but

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  • Civic leaders duty bound to educate electorates

    Coordinator of electronic voting system, Mr Gabriel Seeletso, has informed Sowa Town civic leaders of

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  • BTCL performance surpasses projections

    Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTC) new managing director says the corporation’s business performance has surpassed

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  • Poetic omnibus to host poetry night

    Poetic Omnibus will on December 16 host a poetry night in Francistown.


    Speaking during an

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  • Gosiame to take showbiz by storm

    Serowe-based DJ, Kabelo Motlhankana aka DJ King’s who has just released a single dubbed, Gosiame

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  • Bifm traditional night soothes souls

    The 15th edition of Bifm Traditional Music Expo held in BotswanaCraft on Thursday (December 1)

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  • Ministerial Tender Committee members torch bearers

    The executive chairperson of Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPABD) Ms Bridget John says

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  • Sediba sa Ngwao makes mark

    A  Selebi-Phikwe based traditional contemporary group, Sediba Sa Ngwao is doing well in the music

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  • MPs debate defence budget allocations

    Members of Parliament on Tuesday expressed mixed feelings over the amount of money proposed for

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  • Mayor urges cllrs to address job losses

    The need for Francistown City councillors to understand responsibilities they have in attracting private sector

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  • Olopeng implores youth to develop leadership skills

    The Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Mr Thapelo Olopeng has assured young

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  • ESP -powered project to capacitate farmers

    The Minister of Agricultural Development and Food Security says the on-going Masoke-Bakwenyana road project will

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  • Rising numbers of diabetes worrisome

    Rising numbers of Diabetes and other non-communicable diseases in Botswana worries the Ministry  of Health

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  • Limkokwing University hosts wedding expo

    This year marks the first ever wedding expo event organised by Limkokwing University event management

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  • International doors open for Zeus

     As one of Botswana’s success stories in the hip-hop scene, Game ‘Zeus’ Bantsi has been

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  • Love for fashion, culture drives designer

    Passion, resilience and creativity has catapulted a youthful fashion designer to greater heights.
    Kesaobaka Kemolatlhe

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  • Lady Khama Charitable Trust donates P400 000

    Patron of Lady Khama Charitable Trust, President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama handed

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  • Dikhwaere shows resilience

    Judging by music albums released year in and year out, lovers of dikhwaere can stay

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  • Makorotela expo lives to expectation

    Spectators were treated to a night of bliss and glamour as models showcased traditional and

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  • Dintwe wins Lucara Diamond race

    Onneile Dintwe kept up her trophy-laden season with victory in the Lucara Diamond Independence Half

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  • Churches should advice government - Molefhi

    The government recognises churches as critical development partners in combating poverty, reducing crime and

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  • Suicide tide reversible-Makgato

    The Minister of Health Ms Dorcas Makgato has encouraged individuals, families, civic organisations, charitable organisations

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  • Education ministry in P1 million deficit

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

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  • UNDP equips farmers

    Food production and security is expected to increase in Chobe with the latest handover

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  • BSE gets accolades for public education

    Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has been applauded for educating the public about the importance

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  • Fire fighters need support

    Ambassador of Japan, Mr Masahiro Onishi, has requested Batswana to support fire fighters who pledged

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  • Road accidents affect economy

    Minister of Transport and Communications, Mr Tshenolo Mabeo says road crashes affect the country’s

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  • Botswana,Korea compare notes on technology

    Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH) chief executive officer, Mr Alan Boshwaen has recently signed a Memorandum

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  • Preacher launches Vusi Volume 1

    Vusi Mtokufa, one of Botswana’s renowned gospel star, recently launched his latest CD and DVD

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  • Response to Mmegi editorial on the Judiciary

    The Administration of Justice wishes to respond to the Editorial published by Mmegi in its

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  • Masisi calls for unity within party

    The Vice President, also chairperson of Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has implored

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  • Lucara Diamonds posts good results

    It has been a lucrative half season for Lucara Diamonds.
     The company has declared a

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  • Minnaar tills land with passion

    Chantelle Minnaar is living proof that one can be small and still be a

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  • Masisi calls for unity

    The Vice President, also Chairman of Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has implored

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  • Budget constrains communicated through NDP

    The Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Mr Kenneth Matambo has told Parliament that

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  • Moratiso concoction of musical tunes

    One of the local outstanding jazz musicians, Lister Boleseng says his latest album Moratiso is

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  • Socca releases Destiny

    Legendry trumpet player, Soccer Moruakgomo of What is happening, fame has released his latest 12

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  • Matong defends Botswana Open

    Phenyo Matong overcame inconsistent first set display to beat Edgar Kazembe 6-3, 6-0 in

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  • Vee remains favourite

    Odirile ‘Vee Wa Mampela’ Sento gave revellers an excellent performance at 'the Carnival show',confirming that

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  • Botswana, New Zealand sign MoU

    Business registration process in Botswana will soon transform from a semi-paper based to fully

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  • Zambezi project on course

    Chobe district councillors have received the latest update about the planned Zambezi integrated agro-commercial development

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  • Non communicable diseases worry Makgato

    Minister of Health, Ms Dorcas Makgato, says there is need for an investment case study

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  • Murder accused granted bail

    A 21 year old Francistown man accused of killing his girl friend at Blue town

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  • Rollers demand refund

    Township Rollers will seek a refund for expenses the club incurred when preparing for

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  • Nsununguli Mbo: Doctor cum publisher

    Nsununguli Mbo has always been a writer.

    As a child growing up in the

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  • Motsemme underscores need to implement SADC plan

    SADC member states have been urged to implement the revised Regional Indicative Strategic

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  • March Couture to launch new collection

    March couture clothing line is going to launch its latest collection the beginning of this

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  • DIS responds to Sunday Standard

    GABORONE - The Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) notes with concern that in

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  • Treat All boosts HIV/AIDS fight

    The HIV Treat All Strategy is an important milestone  in the fight against HIV and

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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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  • Motlogelwa lives farming dream

    Mr Ernest Motlogelwa (33) of Gootau in Tswapong says there is no turning back

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  • Fashion trends hits Francistown

    Most women have this undying craving of dressing up according to the on-going fashion

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  • Athletes may miss Rio Olympics

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has unleashed a serious war against doping which might result

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  • BNSC drills athletes

    GABORONE - Botswana National Sports Committee is set to conduct a three-day elite

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  • Chrispin The Drummer to light Ghanzi with SediLaka

    His house tunes often confuse the local audience as if it is from across Botswana

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  • Ms Tefo releases first single

    Tefo Motswagole, also known as Ms Tefo, is the newest addition to the growing

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  • BDF recruits donate to Lesoma primary

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

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  • Finance, risk management convention on cards

    Risk Minds Botswana will hold a convention on finance and risk management (BotsFRC) from

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  • LEA helps small businesses

    The Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) recently held a flea market at Mochudi to showcase small

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  • Stoffel finds niche in poultry farming

    Life becomes interesting when you follow your passion and it gets even better when

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  • Parastatals engine of growth

    The newly rebranded Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry (MITI) held the 5th installment of

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  • Statement by DCEC on recent investigations into BMC

    With reference to the above, the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) finds

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  • Kofukan sends three for World Cup

    Three Kofukan Federation (BKF) karatekas are in Sofia for the annual Kofukan World Cup.

    The three

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  • Suicide deaths worrisome - Kgosi Changate

    Kgosi Gabadzo Changate of Changate village has expressed concern at the rate in which young

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  • Motheo: Young karate sensation

    He might be small in stature but he is hard as nails and kicks like

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  • King Mcee promotes Sengologa in song

     Keduetswe Mokwaleng (23) has defied the odds to earn a living from music. Affectionately known

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  • Emasto explores his talent

    Emmanuel Batshegi a.k.a Emasto (31) of Moshupa has never stopped short of exploiting his talents.

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  • Tsogwane consoles Ngakayagae family

    The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Slumber Tsogwane has consoled the family

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  • BEC partners with FNB in payment of examinations

    First National Bank of Botswana (FNBB) has partnered with Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) to enable

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  • DIS dismisses assassination claims

    The Directorate of Intelligence and Security wishes to advise members of the public to treat

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  • Councillors disagree with project update

    Chobe District  councillors have rejected a report on the Kazungula Bridge arguing that the report

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  • ISPAAD introduced to stimulate

    The Integrated Support Programme for Arable Agriculture Development (ISPAAD) was introduced in the 2008/09

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  • I Can Testify celebrates Easter holidays

     As people brace for the Easter holidays, one young Motswana artist has released a single

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  • Mention dates combine

    Two persons accused in the murder of former chief executive officer of Fairgrounds Holding Mr

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  • Anti-doping code protects athletes

    The World Anti- doping code was adopted in 2003 and became effective in 2004 and

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  • FNB launches eWallet payment solution

    First National Bank (FNB) has launched its latest digital banking solution dubbed eWallet bulk send

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  • Women prone to gender based violence

    Chobe District has successfully hosted the One Billion Rising campaign against gender based violence (GBV)

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  • Botswana's position on UN Sanctions on North Korea

    The Government of the Republic of Botswana welcomes and supports the unanimous decision by the

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  • Literacy rate statistics show improvement

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

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  • Progress made on President Khama’s promises

    The minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Eric Molale, says progress has been

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  • Govt reviews conditions for special constables

    Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Eric Molale, says he is aware that

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  • Lobutse unrecognised settlement

    Lobutse is an unrecognised settlement which does not have a farmers committee nor a Village

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  • Mohembo Bridge soon to start

    Government will start the construction of the P1 billion bridge across Okavango River in Mohembo,

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  • Botswana’s lambasts terrorism activities

    Botswana is concerned about the alarming rate of terrorist activities, which remain a major threat

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  • Franco hails show time extension

    Music artistes survive on selling their music and shows, and they normally  make a lot

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  • No-till farming way to go

    The Minister of Agriculture Mr Patrick Ralotsia has advised rain fed crop farmers to consider

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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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  • Khama attends climate change meet

    The Minister of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism, Mr Tshekedi Khama, on Thursday (December 10) joined

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  • Japan vice minister commends Botswana

    Visiting Japanese parliamentary vice minister, Mr Hitoshi Kikawada, has hailed Botswana as a viable economic

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  • Two more arraigned for murder case

    Two suspects were on December 9 arraigned on the suspected ritual murder of former Molepolole

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  • Tshephang Little Miss Princess

    Tshephang Khan has been crowned winner of the Little Miss Princess World Botswana pageant held

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  • UB students thank Huawei

     Ten information communications technology (ICT) students from University of Botswana (UB), who recently attended the

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  • Walking part of healthy lifestyle

    Walking should be a lifestyle, a way of living and a trend towards healthy living,

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  • Mogojogojo notes World Diabetes Day

    The Lobatse District Health Management team took to Mogojogojo in the Mmathethe – Molapowabojang constituency

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  • BHC hands over houses worth P10m

    Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC) has successfully completed and handed over 10 house units costing P10

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  • Morupule B: Light at end of tunnel

    After several months of despair following frequent power cuts across the country, Batswana may now

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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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  • 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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  • Depressed markets remains challenge

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has indicated that while the minerals sector remained

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  • Current economic challenges greater

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has warned that current economic challenges would be

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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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  • Bobonong youngster realises dream

    Dependency seems to be taking over some youngsters, however there is hope in the likes

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  • Huawei launches training programme

    In an endeavour to boost the Information Communication Technology (ICT) industry in Botswana, Huawei has

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  • The Mood back with Module 1

    If you are a loyal Hip Hop fanatic, certainly you are in for a treat

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  • Water, power shortage weaken economic growth

    Shortage of water and electricity and a declining mining industry had a negative impact on

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  • Notwane compound Black Rangers’ woes

    Notwane thrashed First Division South newcomers, Black Rangers, 2-0 in Tsabong on Saturday October 13.

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  • Artistes usher independence celebrations in style

    This year’s Spring Xplosion did not disappoint, despite being held on independence eve, as Gaborone

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  • Spring Xplosion heats up

    It is time to shake off winter with a massive line up of international and

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  • Botswana upholds gender equality principles

    Botswana remains committed to the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development’s spirit and will continue

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  • Kedikilwe preaches unity among trust members

    Former Vice President Dr Ponatshego Kedikilwe has called on members of the Mmadinare Development Trust

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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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  • Serowe to host food festival

    Local culinary art fanatics will put their cooking, food preparation and food presentation skills on

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  • Gig leaves revellers content

    Jah Prayzah stole the show with an incredible performance at the Gaborone International Music and

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  • Music, culture week ends in style

    Ringo Madlingozi has proved to be a crowd puller. The South African muso, who has

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  • New shopping complex for Ramotswa

    Residents of Ramotswa are zealously awaiting  development of a new shopping complex in their village.

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  • Mokaila explains water, power shortage

    Minister of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources has acceded to water and power challenges besieging

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  • Key stakeholders fail farmers-coordinator

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  • Velast uplifts fellow musicians

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  • Khama adresses star rally

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama says as the global economy improves and the

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  • Allan Kay releases My Testimony

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  • Maun public officers choir makes inroads

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  • KBL gives ST shot in the arm

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  • C-thug penetrates market

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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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  • Delays in awarding packages not divisive

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  • Puna’s Toro hits market

    It was no surprise that a lot of the industry’s heavy hitters came out to

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  • Tonota honours nonagenarian

    On Saturday, July 11 the residents of Tonota thronged the Molebatsi ward to pay their

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  • Justice Gaolekwe: Maverick newscaster returns

    It was really hard to imagine the morning bulletin without him. 

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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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  • Kelly Khumalo rocks Ghanzi

    South African songstress Kelly Khumalo gave Ghanzi revellers a worth for their money in her

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  • Sekuta sa ga Charma Gal goes big

    Charma Gal of Ekentolo is back with a bang, the sassy songstress has released a

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  • Molefhe quits karate national team duty

    One of Botswana’s most decorated karatekas; Kabelo Molefhe has decided to quit national team duties.

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  • The return of Vusi

    It has been a while without hearing from renowned Botswana gospel artist, Vusi Mtokufa, but

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  • OPIC scouts for opportunites

    Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) vice president, Mr Jim Polan, says their institution is looking

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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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  • Winter good time for fashion

    The drizzling cold, blistering winds and harsh winter weather comes every year and so does

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  • Botswana moves up in peace rankings

    Institute for Economics and Peace, working with the Economist Intelligence Unit released its 2014 Global

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  • Botswana best performer in CRI

    Verisk Maplecroft, a leading global risk analytics, research and strategic forecasting company, has released its

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  • Rollers sign Harris

    Township Rollers have signed Mark Harrison as their new head coach on a one year

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  • BOPEU acquires Khawa Lodge

    Situated just outside Ghanzi Township, Khawa Lodge’s humble days will soon be over thanks to

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  • Regional manager urges designers to be competitive

    Botswana Confederation of Commerce and Industry Management (BOCCIM) northern regional manager,  Kebaabetswe Bogatsu has encouraged

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  • When football leaves pitch to boardrooms

    Football is sometimes a tricky game. It is played both on the field and in

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  • PPADB to publish procurement plans

    The Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) says procurement plans for government institutions would

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  • Umaga conquers arts

    He first warmed the hearts of Batswana through his enthusiastic humour and theatrical prowess. 

    The multi-talented

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  • Youth to run kitsong centres

    The Minister of Transport and Communications, Mr Tshenolo Mabeo, has informed residents of Chadibe in

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  • Rugby, softball centres launch in Maun

    Botswana National Sports Council (BNSC) in partnership with Debswana Diamond Company will launch Botswana Rugby

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  • Bobonong Sub-land board to accept applications

    Bobonong Sub Land Board will start to accept applications for residential plots in all villages

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  • For the love of Deejaying

    Helping people during the day as a front office manager at Echo Lodge and making

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  • Signal receiving equipment only expense in digital migration

    The only expense that Batswana will incur as a result of digital migration is purchase

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  • From dressing dolls to dressing people

    Nature in her wisdom, has bestowed upon each and every individual a special gift called

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  • Gunners launch website

    Extension Gunners followers and other stakeholders will, from this week, just press a button to

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  • Opportunities abound in Bobirwa

    The Member of Parliament for Bobonong, Mr Shaw Kgathi, recently toured his constituency accompanied by

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  • OP rebuts media reports

    The Office of the President (OP) has categorically denied reports that the President Lt. General

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  • Daniel Kenosi mentions April 10

     Daniel Kenosi, who was recently denied bail on a charge of cybercrime and computer related

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  • Battle of trumpets beckons

    The Mascom Live Sessions return to BotswanaCraft this year.

    The sessions will see the legendary South

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  • Tamabrown teaches life lessons with humour

    Title: Tamabrown Part4

    Type: comedy

    Reviewer: Refilwe Makgasa

    Synopsis

    Those who have seen Parts 1, 2 and 3 of

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  • Magistrate denies Daniel Kenosi bail

    Daniel Kenosi will spend Easter holidays behind bars after Chief Magistrate Linah Mokibe-Oahile of Village

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  • Kenosi applies for bail

    Daniel Kenosi, who was last week arrested on charges related to cybercrime and computer crimes,

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  • Dry port links Botswana with world

    Botswana’s Dry Port in Walvis Bay, Namibia, has increased accessibility for Botswana nationals linking them

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  • Murder accused fit for mention

    Matshediso Sesike, who is accused for the murder of her boyfriend in Mmopane last year,

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  • Duo spices fashion industry

    Come April 3-4, female fashion and beauty enthusiasts will be treated to a beauty and

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  • Music can boost tourism

    Jazz promoters seem destined to revive the music industry. 

    One of the profound event organisers set

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  • Movie industry makes strides

    The movie industry in Botswana has seen growth in recent years.

    Botswood, a television production company,

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  • Opelo seams her way up

    The fashion industry has seen its fair share of growth over the years, but still

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  • Batshweneng joins hospitality race

    Kgalagadi District is renowned for its national parks with a wide range of game and

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  • Foot and Mouth scare in Ngamiland

    A suspected outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease has been reported in North West District.

    Briefing

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  • Hamptons promises to be jazzier

    The crème de la crème of jazz musos will on March 28, descend on Duma

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  • Black Raw Streetz back

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  • Review of act to address inconsistencies

    The Directorate of Public Service Management (DPSM) is reviewing the Public Service Act No. 30

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  • BDF, Rollers in do or die encounters

    BDF XI and Township Rollers will go for the jugular against their African brothers in

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  • NACA coordinator mobilises community leaders

    NACA coordinator, Ms Grace Muzila, says there is need for community leadership to take part

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  • Anti poaching efforts bear fruit

    The Minister of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism, Mr Tshekedi Khama says the latest wildlife census

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  • Why Rollers new signees did not play

    As it is common practice for any team to tighten its squad in preparation for

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  • Lizibo's hit apt for Valentine's Day

    Afro soul lovers should expect a sensational rhythmic number come Valentine’s day, thanks to Lizibo’s

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  • Botswana, China relations grow


    Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi has called for introspection on

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  • Study results to be released

    In 2013, the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development through districts embarked on a

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  • Guardian’s funds overflow - Dibotelo

    The Guardian’s Fund at the Office of the Master of the High Court is said

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  • Ministry to release results

    In 2013, the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, through districts, embarked on a

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  • Capability in research still low - Matambo

    The indicators generated from the 2012/2013 data show that Botswana’s capability in research and development

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  • Okavango inspires Blood Brothers

    Growing up in Botswana for some 20 years, he never appreciated the beauty of the

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  • BOSETO mine pledges P10 000

    Discovery Copper Botswana, DML BOSETO Mine, has pledged P10 000 towards Help Abbie team in

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  • 2015 BUDGET SPEECH

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    BY Kenneth MATAMBO - MINISTER OF FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT PLANNING
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  • Official urges farmers to heed advice

    Farmers have been urged to heed the Department of Animal Production (DAP) advice in livestock

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  • Ngaka tells constituents to exercise patience

    The MP for Takatokwane constituency, Mr Ngaka Ngaka has informed residents of Maboane and Ditshegwane

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  • DJ Rood Van Estos dreams big

    An upcoming producer and deejay, Obakeng Ramokate known as Deejay Rood Van Estos seeks to

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  • Gaborone Dam at 4,7 per cent

    While the recent rains have led to major dams around the country recording up to

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  • MonateFela here again

    The annual Monate Fela Home Coming Concert promises to be a thriller come December 24.

    All

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  • Reacxion: Motswako prodigy

    With everything that has happened since the beginning of his career to where he is

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  • Beatenburg closes live sessions in style


    South African pop group, Beatenburg, on December ) brought down the curtain on this year’s

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  • Nneele Tumelo Maxy’s latest offering

    The sensational traditional and spiritual songbird Maxy also known as Olebile Sedumedi has released her

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  • Communities must ensure safety on roads - police

    Kgalagadi District officer commanding, Mr Sonnyboy Motswiri has advised the Kgalagadi South community to take

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  • Parliament rejects nominated councillors motion

    A motion moved by Francistown South MP, Mr Winter Mmolotsi to abolish the privilege of

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  • Healthy eating habits prevent diabetes

    Batswana have been encouraged to adopt healthy eating habits to prevent diabetes.

    Speaking during the commemoration

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  • BMC official calls for action against silent killer

    About 285 million people all over the world are affected by diabetes and the figures

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  • Mabeo calls on stakeholders to introspect

    Minister of Transport and Communications, Mr Tshenolo Mabeo has called on all sectors to re-examine

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  • Private sector-led economy way to go

    A leading South African parastatal chief says the private sector has potential to grow the

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  • Beatenburg to close Mascom Live Sessions in style

    Mascom Live Sessions in conjunction with BotswanaCraft are set to close off their sessions with

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  • Government committed to zero new HIV infections

     President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama says the nation remains resolute in the commitment

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    1. Madam Speaker, before we begin may

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  • De Beer returns to court November 17

    Dewald Steyn De Beer, who is the latest South African national to be charged with

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  • Mafate’s star continues to shine

    The entertainment industry has always been one segment that allows its practitioners to spread their

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  • South African appears in court

    Dewald Steyn De Beer, 23, has become the latest South African national to appear before

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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

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  • Multichoice launches BoxOffice

    DSTV enthusiasts are set to get the ultimate home television entertainment with the launch of

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  • Sankoyo bring down Highlanders

    Sankoyo Bush Bucks' Jackson Lesole scored the only goal of the game midway through the

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  • 86% register for PosoCard

    Most of old age pensioners (OAP) paid through BotswanaPost have successfully registered to use the

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  • SAFDICO leads

    Southern African Diamond Corporation (SAFDICO) aims to play a leading role in establishing Botswana as

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  • Research shows low condom use

    Research has shown that there is low condom use in the country, says an official

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  • Artistes perform for charity

    The air was filled with fun and entertainment as Gaborone-based artistes invaded Orapa on September

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  • Nasha cautions against obesity

    Batswana have been urged to eat healthy food to evade obesity, which has become a

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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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  • DPP appeals Makofi’s ruling on drugs

    A legal war on the rightful ownership of ephedrine drugs, which have been in the

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  • Communities to benefit from Ghaghoo mine

    Botswana’s latest and first underground diamond mine, Ghaghoo is set to benefit the local communities.

    The

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  • Skinflint to launch album


    Metal fans will, on September 6, get a chance to hear Botswana’s own metal group

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  • Response to Sunday Standard – RE: Presidential vehicle accident

    The Office of the President notes with dismay what we can only regard as a

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  • Starvilla going places

    He has been in the music scene since 2002 and started as a member of

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  • Sunday Marimo for Gunners?


    Reports from Lobatse suggests that Extension Gunners are on the verge of partying ways with

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  • Star Luu back

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  • Botswana remains committed to an open economy through rule of law

     As a democratic Government we respect opinions and welcome criticism from all quarters. This is

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  • Help address cross border challenges

    Permanent Secretary (PS) in the Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs, Mr Ikwatlhaeng Bagopi has

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  • Organisational health check essential

    Organisations should undertake a health check on their brands to determine the relevance and strength

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  • Kearoma to ignite BotswanaCraft

    Come evening of Friday, August 8 , the BotswanaCraft will be buzzing with the latest

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  • Poll gives Khama top spot

    Gallup Poll on Monday August 4 released a report summarising the African findings of their

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  • Collaboration works for K-Bos

    Making music should be fun and sharing it is obviously a learning curve for an

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  • Govt refutes Mosu reports

    For the record, the Office of the President wishes to once more reassure the public

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  • Government aware of Happy Planet Index

    The acting Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Gaotlhaetse Matlhabaphiri says government is

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  • Brigades fail to produce ready artisans - Moepi

    Local brigades and technical colleges are failing to produce industry ready artisans, says the Chief

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  • Zen: Face of House of Kay

    Zenzele Hirschfeld is the face of House of Kay fashions. She was chosen because of

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  • Elté’s musical journey takes shape

    At only 23 years old and going on 24 next month (August), Lebogang Tatedi, known

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  • BDP still the best - Siele

    The Member of Parliament for Ngwaketse South, Mr Peter Siele says Botswana Democratic Party (BDP)

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  • Zebras ready for Djurtus

    The senior national football team is ready to face Guinea Bissau at the National Stadium

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  • An experience of flying at the delta

    Flying in a small aircraft may be a nightmare for some people, but if the

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  • The day facebookers became the butt of jokes

    What sought of thing will make you appear dumb on Facebook?

    Posting a status and no

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  • BP Implements brings Kenny Lattimore

    A local entertainment company, BP Implements has upped the ante in the local entertainment industry. 

    For

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  • Councils benchmark against SDC initiatives

    The Southern District Council chairperson, Mr Leach Tlhomelang says the latest visitations by the Chobe

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  • Market place: Where money talks

    In Botswana and many African countries, the atmosphere in markets is always carnival offering lots

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  • Botswana has until September to comply

    Botswana faces possible suspension from FIFA unless Botswana Football Association (BFA) and government reach an

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  • AIDS war winnable - Kgathi

    The war against HIV and AIDS is slowly, but surely being won judging from the

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  • Winter show dazzles

    Riverwalk shopping Complex on Saturday May 31 launched the Love Winter Fashion Show in Gaborone,

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  • Tabona releases Borankana vs. House Volume I

    A five-track album by Tabona Nkamogelang is the latest to be added to the many

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  • iDL shows winter collection

    A high fashion event recently took place in the corridors of Game City Mall in

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  • Cobbler turns hobby into business

    What started as a hobby for Mr Moesi Bafana now earns him a leaving. 



    The

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  • OP dismisses Sunday Standard article

    Office of the President (OP) has expressed disappointment over what it termed an attempt by

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  • Recession threat still alive - Khama

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has warned the nation not to assume the

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  • PMH gets equipment worth P400 000

    The 13th Chinese Medical Team (CMT) in Botswana has donated medical equipment worth over P400

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  • Meet athletics team

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    Galefele Moroko is one of the arguably outstanding junior athletes in Botswana

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  • Countries must scale up MDG intervention

    With just over 600 days left before the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) deadline, concerted efforts

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  • Sefalana, group stores donate

     

    Sefalana Cash and Carry and its groups stores has recently donated a total of P76

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  • Letshego diversifies services

    Financial firm, Letshego Holdings, has embarked on diversifying its services and now offers loans to

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  • Access roads delay worrisome

    Bobirwa Sub-district's senior assistant council secretary has admitted that the delay in the construction of

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  • Botswana Society briefs President

    The President, Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama, on April 10, met with the chairperson

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  • Khama Southern African personality of the year

    The African Leadership Magazine Group has announced that the President, Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian

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  • Encounter with majestic lions

    From the time we left Tsabong I was assailed by spurts of excitement and captivated

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  • Whither Mmankgodi Study Group

    The idiom ‘all hell broke loose’ could perhaps apply without a glitch to the misfortunes

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  • Labour ministry hands over department of internship

    Department of National Internship Programme in the Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs has been

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  • Orange launches Ola! packages

    Orange Botswana CEO says he is confident that the new Ola! packages will cover the

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  • Xpress Your Vote in full swing

    The right to vote is a fundamental one and the United Nations Chatter of Human

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  • New coins

    The Bank of Botswana has received enquiries from various media houses on the new coin,

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  • Government outsources road dry grading

     Parliament has been informed that the dry grading and re-gravelling of Lentsweletau/Molepolole Road was outsourced

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  • Climate change policy on course

    The development of the Climate Change Policy, Strategy and Action Plan which started in August

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  • BAA committee no more

    The executive committee of the Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) has been dissolved after the mass

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  • MYAA campaign focus on prevention measures

    Minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology, Mr Johnny Swartz says the 2014 Month of Youth

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  • Payne Deeplooney grows big

    House musician, Payne Deeplooney’s recent single, My final goodbye has been getting massive airplay and

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  • GU suspends Bright

    Gaborone United (GU) have suspended head coach, Major David Bright, following a disappointing run of

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  • Thabang to rock Zimbabwe

    Afro jazz sensation, Thabang Garogwe, will perform as a guest artiste in Zimbabwe on Valentines’

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  • BW Jobs for Graduates: Matobo’s worthwhile legacy

    The late Abednico Matobo left a formidable legacy for Batswana youth. He gave hope to

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  • Govt increases internet bandwidth

    The government internet bandwidth was increased to 330 Mega Bytes Per Second (MBPS) and 390

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  • Residents complain about alcohol sale

    Residents of Ikhutseng ward in Francistown are complaining that despite prohibition of alcohol sale from

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  • CEDA invests in agriculture

    The Citizen Entrepreneurship Development Agency (CEDA) has so far invested over P400 million in the

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  • 2014 BUDGET SPEECH


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  • Noello at it again

    Noello, that motswako artiste who took the music industry by storm not long ago, is

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  • Serial rapist targets elderly women

    Selebi Phikwe police are hunting for serial rapist, who targets elderly women aged between 58

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  • Bomme hits shelves

    Unlike other sonic works, the best jazz lives completely in the moment; its players are

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  • Lesoma kids ‘cool off’ in dangerous waters

    On a hot Saturday afternoon in Lesoma, about a dozen children of school-going age suddenly

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  • SA national on ephedrine drug charges

    Barely two months after a South African was charged with importing a controlled substance without

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  • Gaborone 2014 attracts more sponsors

    Botswana African Youth Games Organising Committee (BAYGOC) chief executive officer, Tuelo Serufho says more sponsors

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  • Venson-Moitoi attends Education World forum

    Minister of Education and Skills Development, Dr Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi is in London, United Kingdom to

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  • Affirmative action employs 360

    Residents of Khwee have been informed that since inception of affirmative action programme, 360 youth

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  • New Xade Coop: Place to shop at

    On a normal day, New Xade Cooperative Society offers an eventful shopping spree.

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  • Motswagole at home in West Hanahai

    Twenty-nine-year old Morateng Motswagole, of Bokaa village in the Kgatleng district, cuts a striking figure

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  • Educationists on anti graft mission

    A University of Botswana (UB) business management lecturer, Dr Mpho Gilika, says there is need

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  • Boosta Bash organisers decry low attendance

    Mascom Boosta Bash organisers have admitted that the show recorded a below par attendance, despite

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  • Mmopane hosts boosta bash final lap

    The final lap of the annual Mascom Boosta Bash will be staged at Hillside Farm

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  • BoB to introduce new coins

    The Bank of Botswana is to introduce a new family of coins in the first

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  • Business confidence remains low

    Business confidence remains low although some optimism still remains.

    The latest business expectations survey from the

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  • Stand for political positions - Toto

    Kgosi David Toto II of Kgalagai South Region has challenged young people to compete for

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  • Systems challenge hampers service

    Central Medical Stores experienced a systems challenge that hampered drug availability across health facilities.

    Assistant Minister

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  • Seakgosing commends health workers

    The Minister of Health, Dr John Seakgosing has encouraged health workers to keep providing quality

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  • Zeus proves supremacy

    In celebrating his Channel O victory, Zeus in collaboration with Yarona fm staged a mother

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  • Zeus celebrates award in style

    Hip hop artists, Game Bantsi, popularly known as Zeus will this Friday (December 6) launch

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  • External factors influence mining sector performance

    The Vice President, Dr Ponatshego Kedikilwe has said while Botswana’s mining sector continues to be

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  • Botswana least corrupt country in Africa

    Botswana has for the 18th year in a row, been cited as being the least

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  • Leader urges youth to be innovative

    A representative of Ovambanderu Youth League in Namibia, Mr Rijamekee Nguvauva has urged young people

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  • Core labour standards part of human rights

    Justice Professor Solo has said core labour standards should be regarded as part and parcel

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  • How legislation drives mining

    Natural resources are always a God given endowment to a country, but their prudent management

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  • Systems failure at medical stores resolved

    Central Medical Stores experienced a systems challenge that hampered drug availability across health facilities.

    Assistant Minister

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  • Kesego snatches Miss Confidence

    Twenty-four-year Kesego Keitheile, was on Friday (November 15) in Gaborone crowned Miss Confidence 2013 in

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  • Development of tourism workers critical

    The development of staff in the tourism industry is significant because they occupy an increasing

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  • FNB launches new product


    First National Bank of Botswana (FNB) is at it again with its latest innovation in

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  • BDP, IEC case continues today

    The marathon case between Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), Independant Electoral Commission (IEC) and Mr Whyte

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  • Sightholders to arrive in Gaborone

    About 82 De Beers clients called sightholders are to arrive in Gaborone for the first

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  • GU overcome Chiefs

    be Mobile Premier League defending champions, Mochudi Centre Chiefs alias Magosi are on a free

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  • Letlapeng take on Killer Giants in derby

    On form Debswana First Division South log leaders, Letlapeng will on November 9 seek to

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  • Botswana has impressive representation of women

    Botswana has been reported as one of the few developing countries that have an impressive

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  • Tree injures five in Tsau

    A tree branch injured five people who were gathered at Tsau kgotla recently.

    Speaking in an

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  • Govt responds to newspaper article

    Government wishes to record its disappointment at false reporting contained in a newspaper, the Echo,

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  • State-of-the-Nation Address: Nov 4, 2013

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  • Botswana continues to rank high

    The President, Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama says Botswana continues to be ranked high.

    He

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  • Government did not construct Mosu home (Part 2)

    For the record, the Office of the President wishes to once more reassure the public

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    African countries need to remove bureaucratic tendencies and unnecessary red tapes within public sectors if

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  • A lamentation for Haskins Street

    Business is not a faithful partner. He is a type of friend who can be

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    Innovation Africa 2013 Summit will accord delegates an opportunity to share common interest in advancing

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  • Four-thirty part two in offing

    A television production company, Chengeta’s Boy Production (CBP) has finished filming its second movie dubbed

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  • The cool and windy facts of Molepolole

    The latest population and housing census indicates that Molepolole has a population of just over

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  • Partnership key toachieve connectivity

    Participants who attended the Backhaul and Submarine Networks 2013 have called for partnership among operators

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  • Poaching rife in Chobe region

    Latest statistics has revealed that subsistence poaching has grown extensively in the Chobe region.

    A total

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  • Oskido comes to Botswana

    Music festivals are always a requirement for music enthusiasts when it’s time for holidays, hence

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  • Clement Jackson launches album

    Multitudes of people descended at the renowned Millennium Jazz Restaurant In Mogoditshane to get the

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  • Mohohlo appreciates Orange's product

    The high mobile telephony penetration in Botswana is an effective launching pad for improving access

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  • Diamond benefits immense

    Botswana government recognises the immeasurable benefits diamonds bring to the country and takes every decision

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  • Syria conflict worries China

    Chinese Embassy in Botswana has expressed concern about continued conflict in Syria.

    A press statement from

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  • Khama unveils mural

    President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has unveiled the Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and

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  • Prosecution apologises for delay in Masilo case

    Prosecutor from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Mr Kutlo Tsekane has apologised for the

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  • Cllrs must help distribute DailyNews

     Central District Council (CDC) chairperson, Mr Lesego Raditanka has appealed to councillors to help distribute

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  • Abu Dhabi, Botswana sign MoU

    As part of efforts to bolster national performance and global competitiveness, the governments of Abu

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  • Mabedza suitable candidate - Boko

    Botswana National Front (BNF) leader, Mr Duma Boko has appealed to the community of Orapa

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  • Elephant population grows

    Results from the latest countrywide aerial survey indicate a significant increase in the elephant population

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  • Syria massacre worries Botswana

    Botswana government remains deeply concerned about the on-going state-sponsored massacre in Syria.

    A press release from

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  • Botswana rankings improve

    Botswana’s competitiveness has improved yet challenges remain in areas of work ethic, government bureaucracy, access

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  • Number of people living in extreme poverty drops

    There has been a significant drop in the proportion of persons living below the poverty

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  • Six die from diarrhea

    At least six children under the age of six have died in the latest outbreak

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  • Jakalas 1 school chases ICT dream

    In 2010, the Vision 2016 commemoration event swept through the village of Jakalas 1 in

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  • Peek into be Mobile league teams

    With the arrival of new players and new coaches at some teams in what promises

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  • Nine drown in Boteti River

    Nine people drowned in the Boteti River since 2011, says Police Officer Commanding in Letlhakane.

    In

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  • Baikepi earns living working with leather

    Leather work may not be popular among young Batswana but a youth in the Kgalagadi

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  • Samsung Rail Park enlists Bk Proctor

    Beverage companies, shoe brands and clothing lines have been the bread and butter of international

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  • St Louis Export celebrates young pioneers

    The St Louis Export continues to make waves and recently hosted the second instalment of

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  • Proctor still working on The Unknown

    Botswana’s renowned music producer, Bokang ‘Bk’ Proctor of Basement Records says music has the potential

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  • Hukuntsi post office opens

    Botswana Communication Regulation Authority CEO has applauded  BotswanaPost for its continuing efforts to take services to

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  • Ba sotla ka nna: Kgaladua’s latest release

    Traditional musician, Dingalo ‘Kgaladua’ Mokotedi has released his third album, “Ba sotla ka nna.”

    The six-track

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  • Jam In Christ records live CD, DVD

    The charismatic gospel group, Jam In Christ, recently recorded their first CD and DVD in style.

    JIC,

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  • Mascom session features Bokonai, Steve Dyer

    Mascom live sessions brings us yet another night of soulful jazz music featuring Bokani and

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  • Amaceeras: Another G-West offering

    Describing the musical style of Kwaito-Kwasa is not easy considering its variety of influences. It

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  • Temogo wants to coach

    A horde of great players have worn the black and white shirt of Mochudi Centre

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  • Artistes perform for good course

    Mogoditshane Millennium Jazz Restaurant was alive with enjoyment as Zen Promotions brought jazz artistes together

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  • Botswana, Japan sign MoU on DTT

    Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has signed a memorandum of

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  • Zen Promotions helps disabled artists

    Zen Promotions  will host a two-day arts kgotla for the disabled people who are in

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  • Some bookings, payments done abroad

    Parliament has been informed that in keeping with global trading norms, it is correct that

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  • Phenyo prides himself on his achievement

    Botswana tennis star, Phenyo Matong, views his latest triumph at Botswana Open as one of

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  • Barclays caters for unbanked market

    Barclays Bank Botswana has introduced a motshelo account to encourage people who come together with

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  • Mokobaxane: Melting pot of cultures

    The true identity of this small village some eighty kilometres west of Letlhakane is not

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  • Women must be assertive

    Women have been urged to be both assertive and resolute in the course of fighting

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  • Make sacrifices- Khama

    The President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has appealed to Batswana to be prepared

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  • 12 to vie for Miss Universe crown

    Twelve beauties will vie to outdo each at Miss Universe Botswana finals at a date

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  • South Sudan official applauds farmers

    South Sudan secretary general of government has applauded local farmers for using the scarce water

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  • Interpol, ballistic reports fail to bear fruit

    Kanye Magistrate Court has learnt that attempts by the prosecution to verify identity of one

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  • BCL to mitigate challenges

    BCL Mine will diversify operations and expand its lifespan beyond 2020 through the Polaris II

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  • Deejaying requires creativity

    Disc jockeying (Dj) craft has been hailed as one of the genres with a huge

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  • Company has sound track record - Raleru

    The Chinese company contracted to build the controversial Morupule B Power Station has the capacity

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  • Music Cassettes Fade away

    The use of music cassettes in the local market is slowly but surely fading away

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  • Mingo bounces back with Party Phologolo

    Gaborone West’s self-acclaimed king of kwaito-kwasa, Aminoni Mujokeri, popularly known as Mingo Touch, has managed

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  • Young couple integrates farming

    Today’s economic and population growth has increased competition and demand for land, a fact that

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  • Mahindra Botswana unveils new models

    Mahindra Botswana has scooped Silver Dealer Award at Mahindra Africa Awards, coming second against other

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  • Water supply rationing starts

    The rationing of water supply to the various areas of the country will start this

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  • O’Neal for Big Brother?

    Botswana loyalists of the Big Brother Africa reality show will have to wait until Sunday

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  • Captain Dira retraces foot steps

    After several attempts to reinvent himself into a rather unfamiliar Mpaqanga territory, Diratsagae Mahupela has

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  • District commissioner applauds committees

    Ngamiland District commissioner, Ms Bernadette Malala has applauded the committees, which were involved in the

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  • No increment for top civil servants

    Government is not in the process of increasing salaries of officers at Director Level and

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  • Mascom snubs customers?

    One could have mistaken Mascom’s 15th birthday bash held at Dumela Lodge in Francistown on

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  • Parliament adopts NDP 10 draft mid-term review

    Parliament has adopted the tenth National Development Planning (NDP 10) draft mid-term review.

    In his closing

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  • Seretse clarifies state investments, assets

    The Pula Fund is a long-term investment portfolio whereas foreign exchange reserves are assets held

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  • Tsotso's stardom at peak

    Even at the pinnacle of his fame and scoring prowess, Mogakolodi Tsotso Ngele remains a

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  • IEC well set for elections

    The Electoral Independent Commission (IEC) has a total of 1 130 cadac gas lamps and

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  • Councils budget for Independence festivities

    Parliament has been informed that funds for independence celebrations are budgeted for annually

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  • Why Corolla dominates taxi industry

    The Corolla is a God send for the local taxi industry and taxi operators say

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  • NDB acquires two mobile branches

    National Development Bank (NDB) has recently acquired two mobile branches, NDB chief executive officer, Ms

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  • Botswana’s network readiness index drops

    This year’s Global Information Technology Report (GITR) places Botswana at position 96 out of 144

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  • Two Lokgwabe families benefit from housing appeal

    Two families in Lokgwabe are the latest beneficiaries of  the Presidential Housing Appeal.

    This initiative, whose

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  • Human-wildlife conflict takes a twist

    Relations between humans and elephants have taken a nose dive after yet another bloody encounter

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  • Freshlyground captivates audience

    South African Afro-fusion band, Freshlyground had the BotswanaCraft crowd eating from the palm of their

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  • Lobatse Clay Works joins Claybrick Association

     Lobatse Clay Works (LCW) has joined the Claybrick Association of South Africa, a move which

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  • Thank you Japan

    Botswana is grateful for the technical support it continues to receive from the Japanese government.

    The

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  • CBP produces Four-thirty Part II

    A local television production company, Chengeta’s Boy Production (CBP) has continued its efforts to grow

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  • Locals artists live up to expectations

     

    Local afro-jazz artists Shanti Lo of O ya kae fame and Ghetto’s finest Ndingo Johwa did

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  • Kwaito kingpin back with a bang

    Having invested in music

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  • Growing drug abuse in schools worries minister

    Minister of Education Skills and Development has expressed concern over the rising number of drug

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  • Co-operative shop to uplift Ngwatle

    The completion of a multipurpose co-operative shop in Ngwatle settlement in Kgalagadi is expected to

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  • Financial sector key to economic diversification

    Development of the financial services sector in Botswana has been one of the key strategic

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  • BCL leadership pins hope on Polaris II

    The BCL Polaris II initiative aims at diversifying and extending the mine’s existence beyond 2020

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  • BeMobile to celebrate in style

    The local network provider; beMOBILE, will host a music extravaganza dubbed: beMOBILE Ke

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  • Dam levels in the south critically low

    Water levels in dams in the southern part of the country remain critically low, according

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  • Trade budget should consider Batswana - Bolele

    The MP for Mahalapye West has cautioned the ministry of trade to avoid running budget

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  • Bokamoso hospital under new management

    Bokamoso Private Hospital has changed its name to Lenmed Health Bokamoso Private Hospital.

    Briefing members of

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  • Pension fund revamps website

    The Botswana Public Officers Pension Fund (BPOPF) has launched its revamped website.

    Chairperson of BPOPF board

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  • BDF receives five trainer aircraft

    The President, Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama witnessed the handing over of five PC-7

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  • Botswana signs seven humanitarian treaties

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mr Phandu Skelemani has told Parliament that Botswana

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  • Botswana should exercise caution

    Due to the subdued prospect of economic

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  • YDF beneficiaries enjoy dividends

    The youth should not despair as government has designed specific self-help programmes to uplift them

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  • MJ at Bull n’ Bush February 1

    House music fanatics are hoping for a treat when local and international artists battle it

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  • WUC promises to meet customer needs

    Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) has promised to continuously find innovative ways to meet customer demands. 

    Speaking

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  • Tebbie’s star on the rise

    Self acclaimed Queen of Gospel music, Tebogo Sethomo popularly known as Tebbie is undoubtedly on

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  • New Year business outlook

    The world is bracing itself for a double dip recession. However, that

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  • Hailstorm kills one, destroys homes

    The hailstorm that swept through Mogapi a day after Christmas left one man dead, two

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  • Basinyi celebrates Christmas alone

    For many people in Botswana, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year.

    It is

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