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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...

Maun water woes

*Frequent water cuts plague the village *Dirty drinking water angers residents Maun residents who continue to grapple with shortage...

Hope for Boro

Council makes settlement a priority Outgoing chairperson of North West District Council, Duncan Enga says he will do all...

Khwai to open cultural village

Khwai village is poised to open a cultural centre, turning the village into a hotspot of activities right in the heart of...

Two boys go missing in Sehithwa

Police are still clueless of the whereabouts of two young boys, aged 6 and 15 who went missing in two separate incidents...

Woman beater demands doctor’s permission before being whipped in court

A Maun man who beat up his cohabiting partner was this week sent to hospital to check whether or not he was...

‘Help me dress my daughter’ – a poor mother’s story

Although she laughs often and has a smile that brightens up the darkest of days, life has not been easy for 8-year-old...

A long walk to class

In 1994, government announced plans to ensure that no child in Botswana is forced to walk more than five kilometres to get...

Selfish MPs don’t understand people’s priorities- Councillors

North West District councillors, including council chairperson are not happy with allocation of constituency development funds, which they say are used by...

A family cursed

MAN COMMITS SUICIDE DURING ZCC PRAYERS A family’s desperate prayers to lift the ‘curse’ on their borehole ended in...

Tender trouble

COURT CASE STALLS SCHOOLS CONSTRUCTION IN NORTH WEST North West District council has been dragged to court by five...

Woman recovers from shock of winning new car

A 30-year-old single mother of Boronyane farms near Maun who recently won a brand new car from Lewis store says she has...

Young girl raped while home alone

A primary school student who was left home alone last Sunday evening was dragged into a family hut and raped by a...

Desperate teachers turn admin block into makeshift home

Teachers at Nxaraga satellite primary school in the North West District have turned the school’s administration office into a makeshift accommodation due...

Sleep walking grandma drowns baby in the delta

In a bizarre incident that took place at Seronga village last Tuesday, a 50-year-old woman drowned her 11-months-old granddaughter in the delta,...

Mummy’s Angels bring smiles to Maun’s needy mothers

Giving birth is supposedly a joyous moment for many mothers, but it can be quite depressing when a single and needy mother...

Toddler dies after falling off a moving car

A 3-year old girl fell off parent's moving car and died yesterday in Maun.Confirming the incident, Maun police station commander, Motlhaba Ramaabya...

Power restoration expected today in Maun/Nata areas

Power supply in the Northern part of the country-covering Nata and Maun areas, is expected to be restored sometime today, following over...

Khama’s interest in Kamal Jacobs’ case revealed

The attorney in the Kamal Jacobs case has revealed that former president, Seretse Khama Ian Khama, has interest in the case.

Moshupa-Manyana constituency rejects Moitoi’s plea for support

Moshupa-Manyana constituency this week turned down Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi's plea for support ahead of the ruling Botswana Democratic Party's (BDP) elective Congress.

The President can’t be sued- Justice Mothobi

Kamal Jacobs' chances at winning his case against the legitimacy of President Mokgweetsi Masisi Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) President seem to be...

‘He left a 12cm swab in me!’

Woman suing doc and Bokamoso for 'botched' operation A woman is suing Lenmed Private Hospital (Bokamoso) and a doctor...

Jacobs vs BDP case to be heard tomorrow

A case in which Kamal Jacobs is suing Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) and challenging the legitimacy of state president, Mokgweetsi Masisi as...

Khama vs Masisi’s game on

SECOND ROUND TO COMMENCE SOON Sparks are expected to fly when the case in which a Buleladitswe loser is...

Masisi is our legitimate President- Balopi

Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) launched Thapelo Matsheka as its parliamentary candidate for Lobatse constituency yesterday, just a few hours after his rival,...

Goats die after drinking from a contaminated WUC depot

Five goats were recently found dead after drinking water inside a Water Utilities Cooperation (WUC) treatment plant in Makalamabedi village near Maun.

Dissecting the DIS

Spinning for the spies ‘The career civil servant’, Edward Robert, who this September was appointed the first-ever Public Relations Officer (PRO) for the country's most...

BEC and examiners in a taxing stand-off

A meeting between the Minister of Education and skills Development and Botswana Sector of educator’s Trade Union (BOSETU), which was to be...

I don’t offer human sacrifice

* Accused councillor dispels muti murder rumours * Mob attacks man for suspected child abduction A Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Councillor who was implicated in hiring...

TAWLA’S class of 2018 graduate

The African Women Leadership Academy (TAWLA) held a graduation ceremony for 27 girls in Gaborone last week. The girls, who for the past 11 months...

Arrested for speaking out

*Refugees demand resettlement by staging a sit in * Police nab father & children outside UNHCR offices A protesting Congolese refugee seeking resettlement to a third...

Tears, fears and beers

Man accused of insulting friend cries in court A 35-year-old man accused of insulting his friend, broke down in court on Wednesday morning, weeping frustrated...

Passop!

God allegedly warns Masisi of imminent danger When president, Mokgweetsi Eric Masisi implored the nation to seek guidance from the Lord in his inaugural state...

Old Naledi residents want HIV prevention drugs

Old Naledi residents have called on government to issue them with free post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) drugs to prevent them from getting HIV infected. Speaking in...

Huge X-Mas tree lights up Railpark Mall

Vice president, Slumber Tsogwane, lit the biggest Christmas tree in the country last evening at Railpark mall in Gaborone. The humongous tree which is said...

Jacobs to relaunch case against Masisi

Former president, Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama, is seemingly poised to remove his hand-picked successor, Mokgweetsi Masisi from power. If Kamal Jacobs' court battle...

Masisi will declare his assets next year

The declaration of assets law will be put before Parliament next year and President Mokgweetsi Eric Masisi will equally be expected to lead by...