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From snail mail to fibre optic

  Botswana’s Information Communication technology has grown in leaps and bounds since 1966, from the modest postal mail and fixed telephone services to modern day...

Debswana Scholarships Take Off

The first batch of students in the re-introduced Debswana Diamond Company scholarship programme has begun their studies at both local and overseas institutions. Thirty-six (36)...

Cop Investigated For Attempted Rape

A police officer stationed at Botswana Police College is under police investigations after he allegedly tried to rape a teenage girl in the bush. The...

Thieves Kill Colleague Over Loot

Mochudi police are on the hunt for three men who allegedly killed another after robbing and setting a tuck-shop on fire at Diteleng lands. The...

Police Boss In Drunk Driving Scandal

Mahalapye police are investigating an incident in which Ramatlabama police Station Commander, Superintendent Tshegofatso Moumakwa, refused to provide a breath specimen after he was...

Lest We Forget- Survivors recount 1985 Gaborone bombings

Today the South African government through its North-West Province joins forces with Batswana to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the 1985 Gaborone massacre. The raid...

Malaria Under Control

As the Malaria-prone season fast gets underway, with climate conditions favouring the breeding of the notorious Anopheles mosquito, authorities at the Ministry of Health...

One Thief Down-Smash And Grab Suspect Hospitalised

An Old Naledi man learnt the hard way that crime does not pay after his victim run him down with a car at the...

BTCL Privatisation at advanced stage- PEEPA

Public Enterprises Evaluation and Privatisation Agency (PEEPA) Chief Executive Officer, Kgotla Ramaphane, says the long awaited Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL) Initial Public Offer...

Diarrhea Hits Moshupa Senior Secondary School

Lessons were interrupted this week as over one hundred boarding students at Moshupa Senior Secondary School were hit by a severe diarrhea. Some of the...

BDP To Launch Manyapetsa Today

Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is this afternoon expected to unveil former Botswana Congress Youth League (BCPYL) leader as their latest catch from opposition defectors. Manyapetsa...

Tourism Day Slated For Thursday

This year’s World Tourism Day will be commemorated on Thursday at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport under the theme ‘1 billion tourists, 1 billion...

Slain Woman Laid To Rest

20-year old Gaone Nkomo was laid to rest amid pain and anguish at her home village of Tutume after she was slain by thieves...

Fuel Prices Drop

The Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources has announced a drop in retail pump prices for petrol, diesel and illuminating paraffin which was...

Safe Blasting Robbers On the Loose

Mogoditshane police are on the hunt for four men who robbed Kopong Filling Station of P15 169.00 after blasting the safe last week. Superintendent Nkwebi...

Botswana and France Partner on Anti-Poaching

Environment, Wildlife and Tourism Minister, Tshekedi Khama and his French counterpart, Ségolène Royal, this week signed a declaration that will see the two countries...

Bikers Mass-Ride for Charity

Rising Phoenix Motorcycle Club (MCC), along with associated clubs in Botswana and South Africa recently came together to show their support to Princess Marina...

Miss Botswana Auditions Continue

The second leg of Miss Botswana 2015 auditions have been scheduled for tomorrow and Sunday at the Grand Palm Hotel from 9am. Organizers have invited...

The Kuru Dance Festival Returns

Youthful dancers from Mafitlhakgosi traditional dance troupe, this morning mesmerized a modest crowd at the National Museum to signal an exciting build-up to the...

Delayed Judgments A Concern

Delayed High Court judgments are said to be a cause for concern countrywide as litigants continue to register complaints. The issue was raised by Francistown...

Baratani JSS Yet To Officially Open

Baratani Junior secondary School in Otse is one institution that time seems to have left behind. Ever since its establishment in 1984, the school that...

Cops Quizzed Over Looted Beer

Seven police officers are under investigation at Moshupa Police Station after they were found in possession of cans of St Louis beer that were...

Judgement Reserved On ARVs Case

Botswana Network on Ethics Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA) and the Attorney General’s Chambers are each crossing their fingers hoping for the Court of Appeal’s...

66 BDF Soldiers Interdicted

Botswana Defence Force (BDF) has 66 of its members on interdiction for offences varying from fraud, stealing by servant, drunken driving, causing death by...

Steve Raman Robbed of P70 000.00

Popular night-club operator, Steve Raman, says he is just glad to be alive after armed robbers made away with P70 000.00 from his house...

Siblings Charged For Murder Of Rape Suspect

Molepolole Police are holding in their custody, two men and their sister who are alleged to have killed a Zimbabwean man for raping the...

KBL Shuts Down Lobatse Plant- 88 Employees Jobless

Just a week after the Minister of Health, Dorcas Makgatho, told parliament that she was not aware of any impending retrenchment at Kgalagadi Breweries,...

Maun Abattoir Shuts For Renovation

Botswana Meat Commission will next week Friday halt production at its Maun abattoir to give way for refurbishments. The shut-down that is expected to last...

Man Kills Father With A Shovel

An 82-year old man was bludgeoned to death by his son with a shovel following a misunderstanding at Marapoatholo cattle-post near Kopong on Friday. Superintendent...

Five Charged For Illegal Fishing

Illegal fishing at Lake Ngami continues to give Sehithwa village authorities sleepless nights as police continue to detain more culprits. Following the arrest and detention...

GetBucks Reach Out To Kubung Village

Feet stomped as whistle and ululation blew through the air as  Kubung School Choir welcomed a delegation from finance service providers, GetBucks Botswana, in a...

Artists Showcase Talent

The National Museum in Gaborone is a sight to behold with 120 fine art pieces and 4 300 crafts adorning the walls and terraces,...

Fallen lawyer fights back

  Disbarred Mothusi appeals fraud conviction He may have lost his business, reputation and body weight, but former celebrated lawyer, Lyndon Tiro Mothusi is determined to...

Govt Collects Millions In Alcohol Levy

Government has collected P760, 688, 990.00 in taxation from Kgalagadi Breweries Limited (KBL) since the introduction of the alcohol levy in 2008. Minister of Health,...

Golf Tourney In Full Swing

Stanbic Bank has once again partnered with local charity organisation, Nomads Botswana, to sponsor the Nomads National Tournament, which is in full swing at...

Murder Convict Appeals

The fate of murder convict, Patrick Gabaakanye, will be decided on July 30th after the Court of Appeal (CoA) has made the final assessment on...

Soldiers Busted For Ripping-Off Welfare Fund

Molepolole police have charged two soldiers for stealing money from the BDF Trust Welfare Fund A case of ‘Stealing by Persons Employed in the Public...

We Will Not Budge- Mmolotsi

Francistown South MP, Wynter Mmolotsi says his party will not budge following yesterday's ugly scenes when UDC MP's were kicked out of parliament. "Getting...

Engen launches Farmers Dream Competition

Engen Botswana this week launched the Farmer’s Dream Win-A-Tractor Promotion, an annual competition that works towards boosting subsistence farming in the country. The promotion kicked...

Prophet Hands Over Murder Suspect

A suspect in the murder of street vendor, Winet Chirunga, who was killed at her home in Chadibe recently landed in police custody after...