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Mnangagwa turns down Mugabe offer

Sacked Zimbabwe Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who has been seconded by the Zanu PF Central Committee as the party’s interim leader, has turned down...

Fallen from Grace

President Mugabe to hand over power to Mnangagwa President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe would be forced to hand over power to the country’s sacked vice...

Defiant Mugabe ignores demands to step down

Zimbabweans have been left baffled after President Robert Mugabe ended his speech this evening without any announcement of his resignation as head of state. Instead,...

Hopeless AB gets

Ordinary folks’ pleas concerning the unreliability of Air Botswana have been falling on deaf ears for far too long and Shaya is happy to...

SONA at a glance

Economic Diversification Drive (EDD) EDD results in substantial increase in Government procurement from local manufacturers and service providers. Total cumulative expenditure of P13.93 billion as of...

Three memorable dates in F/town’s history

* 1897 – The year historian’s recognise as the date when Francistown was founded. The small settlement was named after Daniel Francis, an English gold...

We are a fat nation- Khama

President Ian Khama's State of the Nation Address (SONA) this week has cast some light into the dark realities of the nation's depressing health...

“Drugs are a health problem not a criminal problem”- Sir Richard...

Business tycoon and founder of the Virgin Group, Sir Richard Branson, says drug use should be treated as a health problem and that users...

Fuel prices go up

The Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA) has announced a rise in retail pump prices for petrol, diesel and illuminating paraffin with effect from 00:01hrs,...

Rollers stay top

Township Rollers solidified their grip at the top of the BTC Premiership log with a resounding 3-0 triumph over Gilport Lions in a match...

Movie reviews by Theo Silitshena; Ragnarok

2017 ‧ Fantasy/Science fiction film ‧ 2h 10m Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor (Chris Hemsworth) finds himself in a...

Orange Botswana rewards Francistown patrons

During the just ended Francistown 120 years celebrations held in the city over the weekend Orange Botswana awarded 7 local patrons for their hard...

World Religious Leaders Are Gathering to Realize True Peace in the...

Through Communication Rather Than Force. Finding the Standard of Trustworthy Scripture by Religions to Promote Peacebuilding through Inter-religious Reconciliation and Understanding About 300 religious leaders...

Movie reviews by Theo Silitshena; The Snowman

2017 ‧ Drama/Mystery ‧ 1h 59m For Detective Harry Hole, the death of a young woman during the first snowfall of winter feels like anything...

Davido to headline St Louis Fresh Festival

Over twenty local and international acts are billed to perform at this year’s St Louis Fresh Festival that will take place tomorrow, Saturday at...

IBOSSO stalks Tafic

Siyinqaba joins F-town's 120 year celebrations Bulawayo giants, Highlanders Football Club has vowed to spoil the party for Francistowners when they lock horns with local...

Prize giving day turns cultural day

What was initially planned to be just a routine Prize Giving Day for Linchwe II Junior Secondary School in Mochudi turned out to be...

Spiritual intervention

They describe church as a mutual and spiritual outlet that helps support and encourage people to work with their hands and produce to make...

The 6th St Louis Lager Fresh Festival Evolves  

This year, the annual St Louis “Keep It Fresh” Festival brings you a differentiated & ownable summer experience deeply rooted on consumers key passion...

Notorious robbery suspects nabbed

Police moved swiftly this morning and arrested two of three armed robbers in a dramatic shoot-out in Gaborone's Block 7 location. The suspects had allegedly...

Girl, 9, dies from suspected ARV overdose

Police in Francistown have instituted an inquest into the death of a 9-year-old girl who is suspected to have died from Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs...

Liberty life launches ‘Mind my money’

Liberty Life Botswana has announced the launch of a new financial literacy program coined ‘Mind My Money’. The program aims to empower its participants to...

SCB appoints new CEO

The Board of Standard Chartered Bank Botswana Limited (SCBB) has announced the appointment of Mpho Masupe as the new Chief Executive Officer of Botswana...

Gaborone gets global certification

The city of Gaborone has been named alongside other nine cities as a pilot for Global Active City the partnership of the International Working...

Trophy wife strikes

Cheating claims, Mustang cause couple's public fight A public spectacle between Majwe Mining Catering Manager, Mothusi Lentswe, 48, and his trophy wife, Janet, 25, brought...

Kebonang lures mining investors

Minister of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security, Advocate Sadique Kebonang, has urged mining companies to invest in the country’s North-Western copper belt...

Movie reviews by Theo Silitshena; Blade Runner 2049

R 2017 ‧ Fantasy/Science fiction film ‧ 2h 43m Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K...

WARP Summit Seeks Solution to the Global Peace in Education

“We Ourselves Should be the Reality of Peace Education.” “Peace Education Development Forum for Spreading a Culture of Peace” at the 3rd Annual Commemoration of...

Ballet captivates Francistown

An expectant hush descended over the capacity audience seated in John Mackenzie School’s (JMS) hall as the lights were dramatically dimmed. The melancholic sounds of...

PEEPA fires boss

• Declared “a ghost employee” at PEEPA • Board chairman allegedly refused to meet with Diswai • Acting CEO instructed her to vacate PEEPA...

Segokgo halts consultative meetings

Chairman of the South East South District Council, Phenyo Segokgo, is yet to decide on his next political home following the recent split of...

Hotspurs keeper dies from knife attack

Police have confirmed the death of Mahalapye Hotspurs goal keeper, Kagiso 'Kaiser' Khalipha, who succumbed to a knife wound he sustained in a brawl...

Sin city

11 000 F/town children treated for STIs " F/town is worse than Sodom" government official school kids use gloves as condoms While the nation is...

IDM gives Boswelakgosi JSS prize giving ceremony

In an endeavor to encourage learning among potential future enrollees, the Institute of Development Mangement (IDM) last week Friday, bestowed a generous offering of...

Dr Moatshe appointed LEA CEO

The Local Enterprise Authority Board has announced the appointment of Dr Racious Moilamashi Moatshe as the new Chief Executive Officer, effective 1st October 2017. Dr...

Peace Summit Held in South Korea on Constructing Collaborative Governance for...

3rd Annual Commemoration of the September 18th World Alliance of Religions’ Peace (WARP) Summit Discussed on the Practical Approaches to Peace-Building Based on the Declaration...

Stanbic Empowers Young Professionals

Stanbic Bank Botswana has expressed its commitment towards empowering young professionals and working towards a more diverse and active professional community. The bank has remained...

25 years for taking a young mother’s life

Six years ago, gripped by sheer jealousy, possessiveness and a failure to accept his love relationship had soured, Godfrey Gaothobogwe stabbed his lover to...

Kedisang family celebrate reunion in Thamaga

Ululation blew through the air amid song and poetry last weekend in Thamaga as the Kedisang extended family came together for a joyful celebration...