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The festival of fun

The second edition of the annual Okavango Delta Music Festival has been set for 29 August to September 1.

Last sprint to end new HIV infections

Botswana’s first lady, Neo Masisi, is facing an unphill battle to tackle and end new HIV and AIDS infections in the country...

Boko can’t be trusted, he loves money- Mmolotsi

Alliance for Progressives (AP)’s Vice President, Wynter Mmolotsi, this past weekend had no kind words for Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) leader,...

MAA cracks whip on non-compliant creches

Maun Administration Authority (MAA) is all out to shut down all pre-schools that are operating illegally in Maun and those failing to...

Wife wanted for the VP

Single and Searching Tsogwane asks Rakops elders for a hook-up One of the country's most eligible bachelors, The Vice...

Police collect P96m worth of traffic fines in a year

Botswana Police Service is making millions of Pula through road traffic fines and have collected close to P96 million of those in...

Wild fires still a threat to Tsodilo Hills

Tsodilo village and other communities surrounding the UNESCO World Heritage Site (WHS);Tsodilo hills, are prone to fire outbreaks which are a threat...

UDC fails to launch candidates

Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) candidates in Maun were left disappointed on Saturday evening after their party leadership failed to launch them...

Boko points to industrial hemp for job creation

Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) leader, Duma Boko, says he is holding billions of pula in industrial hemp investment that, he says,...

UDC invade Maun for manifesto launch

Accommodation facilities in Maun are said to be fully booked as members of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) descend in the...

‘Abusive cops beat my golden balls’

MAN, 68, CLAIMS POLICE BEATING LEFT HIM INFERTILE A 68-year-old man of Gudikwa village in the North West District...

Out of the shadows

AP’s Maun West candidate confident of victory Political parties in Maun West are stepping up their efforts as the...

NWDC clamps down on non compliant Day care centres

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

A peaceful people with a taste for violence

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

AP candidate explains salary donation pledge

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

NWDC secures land for horse race arena

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

Hikuama stakes his claim in Ngami constituency

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

Zim teachers impress minister Arone

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

Mascom make Friday Good for Bana Ba Letsatsi

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

Police search for clues in Hynaveld suicide

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

Cousin rape case likely to be dropped

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

Repeal tribalistic laws – Hikuama

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

We want our land

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

Primary school sex abuse scandal

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

From the mouths of MPs…

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

Maun east deafening silence explained

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

Mbulawa sets the record straight

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

VP on ‘rescue Masisi’ mission in Maun

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

Namibia speaks on Khama/Masisi saga

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

Practical courses repackaged for North-West brigades

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

North West eagerly awaits hunting ban lift

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

Eat and run

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

“My penis ruined her marriage”

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

Fired civil servant ordered to reinburse Tawana Land Board

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

Shakawe congress endorses Masisi amid overtones of division in the BDP

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

Sugar daddy bought sex with plate of pap

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

Tawana damns greedy legislators to hell

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

United they stand

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

Sex offenders crowd Boro prison

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

Markus accused of unfair campaign

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