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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...

Masisi promises good things- BNF/UDC defector

Last year when President Mokgweetsi Masisi (then Vice President) vowed to entice scores of opposition activists to join the ruling Botswana Democratic party (BDP),...

Police on the hunt for hit and run driver

Letlhakane Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who injured a 43 year old man yesterday (Thursday) evening along Orapa-Francistown road. The Station Commander, Superintendent...

Magosi will mow you down-Boko tells BDP

The leader of Opposition in Parliament, Duma Boko of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) has expressed serious lack of confidence in the new...

UDC confident of Moshupa-Manyana win

Political Newbie, Jonathan Tshepang Sethono, of the opposition, Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) will be up against 'goliath,' in the ruling Botswana Democratic Party(BDP)...

No case against soldiers who allegedly molested school girls

Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA) has not been able to build a case against soldiers who, in January this year, allegedly...

Auditor General gets to grips with CTO corruption

Central Transport Organisation (CTO) headquarters in Gaborone appears to have served as a personal purse for some officers while the Francistown depot has seemingly...

‘Blow job’ trending in parliament

"When I was mayor of Gaborone, I did not know about threesome and blow jobs," Gaborone North MP, Haskins Nkaigwa told Parliament this morning,...

Surviving sodomy

Raped in prison at knife point The 19th of November 2016 is a day that One Paulos will never forget. That afternoon, while serving a ten-year...

Mouths of MPS

Kgathi's love bite tale Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Shaw Kgathi has not taken kindly to accusations by fellow a MP that he recently...

Korean company accused of exploiting Morupule A employees

A South Korean company that was awarded a multi million pula Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) tender for Morupule ‘A’ Power station project in 2015...

Suspected killer boyfriend in court

Murder accused, Tumo Sparo Moumakwa, who allegedly murdered his security guard girlfriend with an axe late last month in Mochudi, briefly appeared before Mochudi...

AP to hold public lecture on corruption

Alliance for Progressives (AP) is tomorrow (Wednesday) expected to hold a public lecture on corruption to address the ongoing spate of corruption incidents in...

Morwaeng-Monageng’s rivalry deepens

The ruling Botswana Democratic Party members in Molepolole South are still at each other's throats, two months following the party's primary elections; Bulela Ditswe. The...

NPF motion scheduled for parliament debate next week

Following much drama in Parliament this morning over a proposed urgent motion on the ongoing National Petroleum Fund (NPF) saga, which was followed by...

Two dead, one critical after Pastor administers colon cleansing

Mochudi Police have confirmed the deaths of two women who tragically died after a colon cleansing conducted by a local church leader. The incident which...

Deputy Speaker kicks Nkaigwa out of parliament

Deputy Speaker of the Naional Assembly, Kagiso Molatlhegi this morning kicked out Gaborone North legislator, Haskins Nkaigwa out of Parliament allegedly for threatening to...

Church ‘casts out demons’ in a fire-walking ritual

Hallelujahs and Amens punctuated a fired up sermon last Friday in Mogoditshane as scores of enthusiastic members of the Johannes Morenje Apostolic Church of...

Intoxicated student breaks teacher’s jaw with a brick

An out of control Ledumang Senior Secondary School student recently went berserk after allegedly smoking dagga and hit a teacher with a brick and...

Does new party matter?

Real alternative or just a joke? The upcoming 2019 general elections promise to be characterized by a hype of activities, with new political parties formed...