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Confusion as Registrar rejects UDC amended constitution

Registrar of Societies have rejected the amended constitution of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) as it does not recognise UDC as a political...

Hacked off

BDP insider fingers Khama in party's hacking scandal The recent hacking of the Botswana Democratic Party’s (BDP) voter’s roll is feared to be an inside...

I will never leave BNF-Salakae

Member of Parliament for Gantsi North and Botswana National Front (BNF) Treasurer, Noah Salakae recently made headlines when he attempted to resign from the...

40 former employees sue BMC for withheld pay

Over forty former employees of the Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) are suing the embattled parastatal for failure to pay their full retrenchment packages. The disgruntled...

Maimed

MAN WANTS JUSTICE FOR INJURED GENITALS A teenager whose private parts were injured during an assault by a school bully is pleading for legal help...

State witness not off the hook

A key state witness in a 2015 Kanye armed robbery incident in which a police officer and one suspect were shot dead, has been...

Botswana commemorates Civil Registry and Vital Statistics Day

Botswana will tomorrow, 10 August, join the rest of the African continent in commemorating civil registration and vital statistics day. The Ministry of Nationality, Immigration...

Suspected cop killers’ trial begins

The trial of six suspected armed robbers who allegeddly killed a police officer and a suspect in a shoot out in 2015, began today...

Mabeo accused of disregarding the people

Councillors in Mogoditshane/Thamaga sub districts have accused Minister of Employment, Labour Productivity and Skills Development, Tshenolo Mabeo of diverting P2 million worth of local...

‘The calabash was already broken!’

MAN SEEKS TO AVOID PAYING BABY MAMA DAMAGES A man ordered to pay eight cattle or P20, 000 for impregnating and then dumping his baby...

CoA hands ZCC and Lekganyane victory over rebellious members

The Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of Zion Christian Church (ZCC) and its leader, Bishop Barnabas Edward Lekganyane in a matter of...

BDF guns down three lions following attack on school teacher

Botswana Defence Force (BDF) yesterday gunned down three lions following the attack on a school teacher at the Sir Seretse Khama Barracks (SSKB) in...

Livestock measles blamed on toxic dumping site

Disgruntled farmers in Segakwana lands near Modipane village's Dikwididi dumping site, are crying foul and have blamed the Kgatleng District Council for their ailing...

Teacher admitted in hospital after BDF lion attack

A teacher has been admitted in hospital with serious injuries after being mauled by a lion at the Sir Seretse Khama army barracks in...

Omang offices extend operating hours

In an effort to meet production target of 3000 national identity cards (omang) a day, the Department of National Registration have extended their operating...

You ain’t seen nothing yet!

Boko promises public they will soon see the real UDC POLITICALLY SPEAKING Despite failing to oust state President, Mokgweetsi Masisi through a recent motion of...

Eloyi neuter Thokolosi with giant genitals

Mothabaneng women free after horny creature's reign of terror ends Life in Mothabaneng village has reportedly returned to normal after Eloyi church captured a strange...

Phikwe’s slow death continues

Almost two years since the BCL mine’s closure and life in Selebi-Phikwe continues to be a struggle for the town’s small business owners. A recent...

I did not defend Kgosi, Khama- Boko

Leader of opposition explains motion of no confidence on Masisi Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) leader, Duma Boko says he was not advancing the interests...

Masisi’s time is limited-Nasha

As political parties and their candidates gear up for 2019 general elections, the Alliance for Progressives (AP) appears to be keeping a low profile...

Left holding the baby

Young mom tells of the trauma of not knowing the father of her child A 24 -year -old single mother of a one -year old...

Children hard hit by BCL closure- Study

The mining town of Selebi-Phikwe is said to have become a living hell for children of former BCL employees who were destituted by retrenchment...

Opposition leaders hail Masisi’s efforts

Opposition political leaders were today full of praise for President Mokgweetsi Masisi following an All Party Conference meeting that he hosted at the Office...

Parliament rejects Boko’s motion of no confidence against Masisi

Parliament has rejected a motion of no confidence against state President, Mokgweetsi Masisi, which was tabled by opposition leader, Duma Boko, this afternoon. Majority of...

Six soldiers killed, six injured in nine BDF aircraft crashes

Defence, Justice and Security Minister, Shaw Kgathi, says six soldiers have died and six more injured in nine Botswana Defence Force (BDF) crashes in...

F/Town BMC was a liability- Ralotsia

The abattoir failed to hit slaughter target since 1989 Since its commissioning in 1989, Francistown abattoir has not achieved its designed slaughter capacity nor even...

BMD to discuss calls for Pilane’s resignation

Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) will converge for an emergency meeting this afternoon, at around 15:00 hours to discuss the contents of a letter...

BCP mum on leaked UDC sour exchange

Botswana Congress Party (BCP) has decided not to comment on the recently leaked conversation between leaders of Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) that went...

GC mayor speaks out

Good looking, well spoken, fashionably dressed and fond of the finer things in life, on first glance Kagiso Thutlwe would appear better suited to...

Cabinet to amend the Intelligence and security Services Act

President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s cabinet intends to amend the Intelligence and security Services Act to improve accountability and transparency in the operations of the directorate. Assistant...

More Omang cards to be printed before elections

The Ministry of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs will hasten the production of national identity cards (Omang) this election period. Minister Dorcas Makgato says from...

Police probe viral images of naked murder victim

Have you shared on social media any naked images of the woman who was allegedly raped and murdered at the just ended Toyota 1000...

BDP loser holds no grudge

Last Friday, President Mokgweetsi Masisi revealed that the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) would not hold primary elections in Moshupa-Manyana, having just elected a candidate...

Disability won’t bring me down

Lone Nelson Sekai was an active three-year-old toddler when his life changed forever. The usually bubbly boy's speech suddenly became strangely slurred and he could...

DISS agent says he’s allowed to drink alcohol while on duty

A police cover up was exposed in court last Thursday when a drunken driving case involving a security agent and a civilian revealed an...

P300 Million BMC upgrade to start in December

The upgrading of Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) in Lobatse is expected to begin in December this year, at a cost of P300 Million, Minister...

State media are a government mouthpiece- Molefhi

There are currently no intentions to wean the state media from government support because they promote and publicize government policies, Parliament has been told. Minister...

Foul mouthed royalty charged

A foul mouthed member of the royal family in Modipane village in the Kgatleng District is in trouble with the law for insulting his...

BEN-10 swindles sugar mummy

Was it love gifts or loans?... court to decide Gaborone High court, is to decide on whether or not a claim of P132 250.00 leveled...

Horny thokolosi goes hump in the night

VILLAGE TERRORISED BY MYSTERIOUS SEX ATTACKS Since the start of May a ‘creepy creature’ has haunted the women of Mothabaneng village, raping them in their...