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Kicking up a dust

*Setotojane duo taking South Africa by storm *Class P off-road racing live on DSTV Channel 189 Following their impressive showing at the 2018 Toyota 1000 Desert...

Shakawe taxi wars

Commuters stranded as transport operators clash Commuters travelling between Shakawe, Mohembo and Samochima are bearing the brunt of a bitter dispute between taxi and combi...

Ghetto queen of promos

MC Mis Dee's hustle in a cut-throat entertainment industry In a merciless industry dominated by men, one ambitious lady has jumped waist deep into a...

My ministry at the heart of transformation – Kenewendo

Minister of Trade and Industry Bogolo Kenewendo says her Ministry is at the centre of President Mokgweetsi Masisi's transformation agenda. Speaking this Monday at the...

NBC discusses review of policies

Govt. urged to harmonize policies and regulatory framework for ease of business Botswana's archaic regulatory framework and policies were once again under the spotlight at...

BMC to export beef to Seychelles

President Mokgweetsi Masisi has revealed that his government has signed an agreement with the Island of Seychelles to export 48 tonnes of beef every...

Jeyes fluid horror

Trio survive inhaling poisonous cleanser One death nearly turned into four in Sebina on Wednesday morning as three women mourning the passing of their mother...

Masisi mocks Bulela Ditswe winners

President Mokgweetsi Masisi made disparaging remarks aimed at some of the winners from the recent Botswana Democratic Party Primary elections which saw 11 of...

Neo Moroka slams Ipelegeng

Resident President of Debeers, Neo Moroka, has called for an overhaul of some outdated policies which he said are serving no purpose. Speaking at the...

Mangole rubishes voter-trafficking claims

Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) Secretary General has rubbished claims that a combi involved in a road accident last Wednesday night had been carrying...

Tales from Bobonong

The contrasting worlds of Kgathi and Kgobokwe It’s a little after 7am on a bright but breezy Saturday morning when I arrive at the first...

Foul play ruled out as Saleshando escapes road accident

Botswana Congress Party (BCP) leader Dumelang Saleshando escaped unharmed when his car hit a cow on Sunday night, just a few kilometers after Makoro...

‘ZANA’ alive and kicking

Cresta Bosele Letlhafula showcases the best of Phikwe Since the closure of the BCL mine on 20 October 2016, the uncertainty that lingers over the...

GDP takes a knock

There has been a minimal increase in Botswana's Total Gross Domestic Product in the last two years. While output of all non-mining sectors registered a...

Dirty old men

Grandfathers arrested on suspicion of raping minors aged 3 and 13 At a time when the nation is reeling in despair following a spate of...

No Khama concern for Domkrag

BDP Secretary General dismisses Khama threat Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Secretary General Mpho Balopi, has stated that former President Ian Khama is within his rights...

Nkobolo inspires Moroka youth

Botswana's 400m sensation, Onkabetse Nkobolo, mesmerized residents of Moroka village at the launch of the FIFA Football Foundation for Africa (FFA) this past Saturday. Born...

Ready to thrill

Kalatsakgale awaits showdown with Culture Spears and Gong Master The eighth edition of the annual Cresta Bosele Letlhafula Festival is to be held on August...

Rise of a Queendom

At the height of the Sebina chieftainship dispute in 2016, Kgosi Shathani Sebina's father, Kgakanyane Sebina who had just retired as a Senior Tribal...

Match fixing could end rollers caf dream

Al Ahly and Espérance not new to underhand football tactics Township Rollers play in one of the most important fixtures in their footballing history this...

Buried like a dog

Tutume family mourn sister burnt to ashes For the Masekelakufa family in Tutume, the sight of a 12,5kg mealie meal bag that contained the charred...

Blue town’s deadly gang on the run

Suspected member shot in mugging gone wrong Tati Town Police in Francistown are on the trail of three young men suspected to be part of...

Ex-boyfriend remanded for hawker’s murder

A Matsiloje man suspected to have murdered a popular Francistown Bus rank hawker has been remanded in custody following his first mention at the...

Tafic’s new dawn

New Chairman planning a Red revolution After a three-year battle to return to the elite division, Tafic’s participation in the Premier League lasted just 30...

A soldier’s threat

BDF under fire as retired soldiers demand answers......and money A group of retired soldiers are demanding the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) deal with their grievances...

I didn’t chicken out

Since becoming a specially-elected councillor in 2014, Andy Boatile was widely touted as the next Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) candidate for Francistown South. However, when...

BOSETU rejects abolition of corporal punishment

Delegates at the just ended Botswana Sectors of Educators Trade Union (BOSETU) have unanimously rejected a motion calling for the abolition of corporal punishment...

Blame it on winter

There has been an outcry from electricity users across the country following an upsurge in ‘motlakase’ costs in the last three months. For most ordinary...

A heroes welcome for refugees at Dukwi Refugee camp

All the 12 (10 men and 2 women) Caprivi Strip refugees who have been detained at the Francistown Centre for Illegal Immigrants have been...

Sweet survival in the face of diabetes

'Terror's' brave battle against a chronic disease After two near death experiences at the hands of a chronic condition, Tonota royal, Pogiso 'Terror' Sekoko has...

Victory for refugees as court interdicts govt’s repatriation order

The Lobatse High Court has interdicted the Botswana government from deporting Namibian refugees at Dukwi Camp back to the Caprivi Strip pending the determination...

Makwala and Montsho miss out on Africa Championship

Botswana's 2018 Commonwealth Games 400m Gold medalists, Amantle Montsho and Isaac Makwala have been ruled out of the CAA African Senior Championships slated for...

Government awaits judgement on refugees concerns

The Botswana government was stopped on its tracks by an appeal written on behalf of 866 Namibian refugees who refused to voluntarily repatriate on...

OP drawn into athletics mess

4x400m relay team demand their 2017 IAAF winnings Botswana's 4X400m men’s relay team, which won a silver medal at last April’s World Relays in the...

Please Mr President, hear my plea

Retired employee reports BURS to President Masisi After 17 years of dedicated service as a security guard at the Department of Customs and Exercise, a...

Youth key to UDC strategy- Boko

Umbrella for Democratic Change President, Duma Boko says the country's young people will be key to the opposition in the 2019 General Elections. Speaking at...

Oris denies Wanderers move

One of Botswana's most underrated coach, Oris Radipotsane, has denied allegations linking him with a move to Palapye outfit Morupule Wanderers. Radipotsane steered Miscellaneous to...

Clavon’s wear’s ghetto appeal

American designer set to inspire Francistown youth The Ikalanga Fashion Show slated for August 4th at Tati River Lodge (TRL) featuring reputable American designer Clavon...

Chieftainship dispute tears village apart

A chieftainship storm that has been brewing in the small village of Motlhabaneng in Bobirwa is threatening to tear families and friends apart. A dispute...

Haskins street’s decay

If you've taken a walk along Haskins Street lately you’ll probably have noticed at least two things - a fleet of mini-trucks offloading and...