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Drago threatens to leave Sankoyo

Newly appointed Sankoyo Bush Bucks Head Coach, Dragojlo Stanojlovic, is contemplating leave the financially troubled Maun based club. Just months after signing a one year...

Francistown plagued by teen pregnancies

With Francistown’s teen pregnancy rate currently at a staggering 9.2 per cent, the city’s District Health Management Team appear to be a million miles...

Politicians mourn fallen comrade

Condolence messages are slowly pouring for the departed Member of Parliament (MP) for Tlokweng, Same Bathobakae. For his heart felt message, Botswana Movement for Democracy...

Protest too late for Zimbabwe bonds roll out

Zimbabweans protested yesterday against the issue of Zimbabwe's bond note as legal tender in Harare yesterday. However, as one resident puts it:  "It's just too...

Norilsk Nickel launches legal action against BCL

Norilsk Nickel Mauritius and Norilsk Nickel Africa Pty Ltd have filed legal claims against BCL both in Botswana and in the London Court of...

Ba Isago sells 50% stake to Curro Holdings

Ba Isago University this week announced a strategic equity partnership with South African company Curro Holdings (Pty) Ltd. The 50% acquisition by Curro Holdings, according...

Phikwe revitalisation strategy fast tracked

Government to move quickly to save the ailing town The looming liquidation of BCL mine has prompted government through the Ministry of Investment Trade and...

St Louis Festival Promises to be Bigger, Bolder and Fresher

St Louis, the sessionable lager that has since 1989 offered longer lasting refreshment in the hot Botswana climate, has recently announced that the fourth...

UB launches biofuel research vehicle

The University of Botswana, in conjunction with JICA (Japan International Corporation Agency) and a myriad of other organisations such as the Ministry of Minerals,...

Businesswomen urged to join hands

Small and medium businesses led by women have been urged to join hands and work together if they want to penetrate and satisfy the...

Batswana medical graduates celebrate

Medical Doctors, Doctors of Veterinary Medicine and Public Health Graduates Celebrated at Gaborone Ceremony Thirty-five Batswana graduates from St George’s University, the centre of international...

Drugs blamed for student indiscipline

As the saying goes, it takes a village to raise a child. This week Kgosi Puso Gaborone reiterated the same sentiments during a three-day...

Court convicts soldier for raping 12-year-old step daughter

A Botswana Defence Force (BDF) soldier who raped his Standard 7 step-daughter after offering her P3, will know in two weeks if he will...

SSG Bosses urged to promote professionalism

Senior police officers from Special Support Group (SSG) have been urged to provide continuous guidance and motivation to their subordinates who look up to...

Block 6 residents march against crime.

Block 6 Cluster held a 10 kilometer walk against crime. Speaking after the walk at a gathering held at Block 6 Police post over the...

Traders face eviction

Francistown central market traders have until Christmas eve to close shop Informal traders at the Francistown central market have been given up to Christmas Eve...

BOT 50 budget well spent- Mzwinila

Assistant Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Kefentse Mzwinila, says the budget for the Golden Jubilee Independence celebrations was spent wisely. Although he...

Locals drilled on goat farming

Local goat farming community continues to grow, testifying to ever-increasing interest in small stock agriculture For the first time ever, local farmers were able to...

Stanbic named Best Investment bank

For the ninth year running Stanbic Bank has been named the Best Investment Bank in Botswana, at the EMEA Finance African banking awards. “We are...

Net closes in on murder suspects

The long arms of the law recently closed in on two murder suspects and nabbed one of the accused in the murder of a...

Early Christmas For Motswedi Rehabilitation Centre

Students of Motswedi Rehabilitation Centre in Mochudi were on cloud nine this past Saturday. They were receiving toys donated to them by Youth on the Rise....

Scotched patients in limbo

Health and Wellness Minister, Dorcas Makgato, was this week at pains to explain the situation of patients who were scotched by chemicals at Nyangabwe...

Count down to the YAMAS

The biggest night for urban music is fast approaching, where enthusiasts will witness the third installment of the Yarona FM Music Awards (YAMAs). The awards...

Masa Square Hotel partners with Lesolle

The city’s premier business hotel, Masa Square Hotel continues to make strides to provide its guests with the best entertainment and events. The hotel in...

Nando’s in diabetes watch

In its continued efforts to increase diabetes awareness efforts across the country, Nando’s recently hosted the Nando’s Walk for Diabetes that took place on...

Tigedi Scoops Miss RADP Southern

Parading the corners of Education Centre hall on Friday with a pink glittering gown, Janet Tigedi became the winner of Miss Remote Area Development...

Murder accused lodges assault case

A murder accused was this week jeered at by members of the public after proclaiming to a Maun Magistrate Court that he wanted to...

Alleged child molester freed

A man accused of molesting a teenage girl jumped and danced with joy at the Francistown Magistrate's court this week after he was cleared...

Celebrity football billed for map

Ninety Plus Promotions has scheduled Botswana’s first ever Celebrity football Match and family fun-day for Saturday 5th November at Maru-a-Pula School. Ninety Plus Promotions is...

Stunner is the new BFA spin doctor

Former Gabz FM Sports Anchor Tumo Mpatane has been appointed Botswana Football Public Relations Officer effective 1st November 2016. Mpatane is a seasoned media practitioner...

Govt imposes restrictions after FMD scare

Following the recent sighting of buffalo in the Tutume area, the Ministry of Agricultural development and Food Security has imposed movement restrictions for cloven-hoofed...

Cooked alive

Children perish after locking themselves in neighbour's car The unrelenting heatwave currently sweeping across the country claimed three young lives in Francistown last Friday, when...

Sweet kindness

“Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” Scott Adams An inbox facebook...

Dramaboi unplugged to broadcast live

The country’s hip hop fans are in for a treat this Friday (28th October) when local star Thuto Ricardo Ramphaleng, better known as DramaBoi,...

Security guard charged for stealing TV set

A security guard accused of stealing a television set at Semboyo Primary School near Shakawe, has pleaded not guilty to the charges and told...

Used car dealer in court for theft

  A Maun based second hand car exporter this week appeared before magistrate Phandilwe Taka to answer for a single count of theft. Gaonyadiwe Baopedi Baitse...

First season of Matswaka Bae wraps up!

Season 1 of Matswaka Bae, SKY Girls BW’s exciting new radio drama, ended with a bang this month! The first season of the drama was...

BB to probe mine closures

Business Botswana (BB) says it will institute investigations into the circumstances surrounding the closure of BCL and Tati Nickel Mining Company (TNMC). BCL and its...

Marathon runners hailed

The BTC Managing Director (Ag) Anthony Masunga has congratulated the winner (42km men) of the 2016 BTC Francistown Marathon Boiphemelo Selagaboy and all other...

MP Davids accused of stock-theft

He is expected to appear before Customary Court of Appeal Kgatleng East MP Isaac Davids will appear before customary court of appeal on Monday; this...