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ANOTHER LEAP TO BMD

Member of Parliament (MP) for South East South, Odirile Motlhale who defected from the ruling party to join it’s splinter group, Botswana Movement for...

HOPING AGAINST HOPE

Pain, heartache and waiting in vain By FRANCINAH BAAITSE Almost a year since the discovery of Ogorogile Bonane’s half body corpse, Kokong villagers in Ngwaketse West...

Batswana among top World Cup visitors

Botswana was among the top 15 nationalists visiting South Africa (S.A) during the FIFA world cup tournament. Information from the Ministry of Home Affairs...

Seeking to bring the crown home

Miss Universe Botswana, Tirelo Ramasedi will fly to the United States of America (USA) in the first week of August to participate in the...

TO QUIT OR NOT TO QUIT?

Olebile Gaborone, a member of Parliament for South East North (Tlokweng area) and recent past deputy president of the Botswana National Front, is likely...

REST AT LAST

The body of a Zimbabwean musician, which has been lying in the mortuary for almost two years was finally laid to rest Wednesday afternoon. His...

COPS BLAMED IN PASSION KILLING

Mother claims killer was released Days after beating up her daughter A grieving family has blasted the police as ‘useless’ as they mourn their...

OP takes the blame on Seretse’s fridge scandal

The Office of the President (OP) has come out in defence of the Minister of Defence, Ramadeluka Seretse over the controversial purchase of a...

BMD PROMISE

Breaking down Khama and BDP one rally after another “Oh, Saulo o mpogisetsang, o ntlhorisa boroko, o ntlhokisa khotso, o nkitsa go rapela…(.Oh Saul,...

BNF’s bitter talk

As Gaborone withdraws from the race The political atmosphere at Botswana’s main opposition Party, Botswana National Front (BNF) is preceded by bitter talk ahead...

ROTTING LINEN

A possible outbreak of tuberculosis and other infectious diseases could be inevitable in Molepolole and the surrounding areas as disinfected linen circulates from in...

AYOBA MZANSI!

Journalists get a chance to feel it “Ayoba” is the African slang to get you feeling good when you are in South Africa these days....

Kgosi Mathiba threatens to jail Khadi brewers

Following our story last week, several Shebeen owners in Mmathethe village in the Southern District were summoned before the village’s customary court for selling...

WORLD CUP HALTS BEAUTY PAGEANT

Miss Universe Botswana finals would not happen this Friday as it was initially promised. The pageant organiser, Mos Syde group says the pageant could...

BEER WARS HIT VILLAGES

Mathethe chief and cops cracking down on home shebeens and khadi, skhokho and others The police in Mathethe village in the southern district are confiscating...

SISTERS COME BEARING GIFTS

Ralekgetho family wrapped in the blankets of love Good hearted Batswana continue to show their caring nature. When appeals are made to help the underprivileged,...

Councillor’s code of conduct on the cards

The Ministry of local government is working on a code of conduct for councillors to deal with negative tendencies in councils. Minister Lebonaamang Mokalake of...

PHEW! WHAT A STINK!

• Gathwane pupils answer the call on the ground around the spilling pit-latrines • Painter holding on to school toilet keys until he is...

FACEBOOK COMMENTS GET STUDENTS IN TROUBLE

• Two Delta Waters students expelled for insulting the principal on the social network • One suspended and nine pardoned for mocking the school head At...

A KILLER WEAPON CALLED SUGAR DADDY

“Imagine a 16 year old girl dating a 66 year old man, or even older. Is that morally acceptable?” Early sexual debuts, especially at...

WORLD CUP NO THREAT TO BEAUTY PAGEANTS

Organisers of Miss Universe and Queen Esther pageants say the FIFA World Cup would not hamper pageants scheduled to take place during the games....

3-YEAR OLD HANGS HERSELF

Shocked police officers bury their colleague’s daughter In a devastating case that has left Tsabong Police officers reeling in shock, a three-year old...

2 YEARS IN THE MORTUARY

Zimbabwean musician has been in the mortuary for a record two years A corpse of a Zimbabwean musician has been stuck in a mortuary...

DEAF OVER DEATH

But patient plans suing doctors who saved his life with medication that disabled him Up until he was given what he perceives to be...

THE FIANCÉE GETS ALL

But the deceased’s sister defies the Kanye Kgotla ruling Next inheritance battle ground is the High Court A Kanye woman in the Southern District would disregard...

TWO WEEKS TO MISS UNIVERSE

After weeks of travel around the country, the Miss Universe stage is set. From the 32 Miss Universe Botswana semi-finalists, the last 16 finalists...

CHILDREN DIE FROM MYSTERY DISEASE

Two Kalamare students dead and several hospitalized following bouts of vomit, bleeding and fainting An unknown virus and strange disease has engulfed a primary school...

CAUGHT IN THE VICIOUS CIRCLE

Out of one falling hut 15 emerge to one cup of watery tea each and despair all day Long before sunrise all 15 grandchildren crawl...

THE BOKO DIVIDE ROCKS BNF

•    Youth secretary attacks BNF leadership, Gaborone and Kanjabanga on Facebook •    Central Committee disqualifies Boko from the presidential race but Khan openly campaigning for...

CHEATERS PAY UP

Husband sued by mistress' spouse while wife counter-sues his married lover A CHEATING husband who allegedly made another man’s wife pregnant left the Xhosa 1...

BNF INVESTIGATES BOKO

THE Botswana National Front (BNF) central committee will tomorrow, Saturday, decide whether Duma Boko would contest for the party presidency. Speaking to The Voice...

SWINE FLU JAB COMING

The Ministry of Health will soon commission vaccination against H1N1 influenza which is also known as swine flue. This is in preparation of the...

CHINESE GOVT TO SUPPLY BDF UNIFORMS

The Chinese government is expected to supply combat uniform to Botswana Defence Force (BDF) following private negotiations between the two parties. This followed a...