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ABMUC TRAINS ENTREPRENEURS

ABM University College recently launched two new flagship programmes namely Leadership Development and Entrepreneurship Development Programme which are meant to enhance skills amongst the...

LOCAL MAN SCORES A FIRST

A Motswana man has written his own piece of history by becoming the first local person to compete in Body Building Sport Competition in...

GOVERNMENT ACCUSED OF UNFAIR BUSSINESS PRACTICE

Private Commercial Broadcasting (PCB) is a business like any other, but it is the only sector in Botswana where the government is directly in...

ITS NOT CHILD LABOUR ITS ENTREPRENEURSHIP

One of the world’s youngest entrepreneurs, 20 year old Sabirul Islam has urged Africans to refrain from the mentality that when a child works...

Young entrepreneur motivates Botswana youth

Young entrepreneur, author and global speaker Sabirul Islam has urged Botswana youth to desist from sitting around and waiting for employment and thrive on...

BORN TO ACT

From a naughty girl, a raped and battered girl, a liar and victim of robbery, Onkemetse Linda Modise aka Diponka has played them all. Known...

Puma Energy unveils fresh new look

Puma Energy Botswana, a Swiss company that recently acquired 30 BP retail stores in the country has officially launched a newly re-branded service station...

NO LIGHT

Most villagers still cannot afford electricity Even though electricity connection fees were slashed last year a lot of people find them high hence still have...

SIL OPENS IN BOTSWANA

State Informatics Limited (SIL), a state owned Information and Communication Technology company from Mauritius recently launched in Botswana under their local trading name SILBOTS. SILBOTS...

TB INFECTION ON THE RISE

Tuberculosis (TB) though preventable, continues to create havoc in Botswana as it continues to affect and infect millions. Director of Department of Public Health, Shanaaz...

HIV/AIDS still a challenge

Despite the government spending millions of pula in HIV/AIDS prevention programmes, new infections continue to be recorded throughout the country. And besides the new...

BUSINESS DRIVE FOR SHOSHONG

Member of Parliament for Shoshong, Dikgang Phillip Makgalemele, launched a Parliament office for productivity standards and other business initiatives in Shoshong.
Makgalemele told aspiring entrepreneurs...

Tshanda to release House album

The legendary Disco Afro Pop muso, Dan Tshanda is busy in studio recording a new, sizzling House album due for release end of the...

Illegal immigrants still a headache for government

Large numbers of illegal immigrants who flock into Botswana from different countries continue to financially drain the government. Although he could not disclose...

Living with own waste

Burst sewages become a common eye sore and air pollutant Tenants of Gaborone’s Village Mews are up in arms with their landlord whom they are...

The future is bright

Gweta villagers get a 100 hectare farm The future of Gweta residents is now brighter as they will now be able to plough crops that...

EXPRESSIVE CULTURE

Bahurutshe Cultural Village was the place to be this past weekend as Son of the Soil, bana ba mmala held its annual cultural festival...

Dangerous waters

A horse dies after drinking from Notwane river, more animals at risk Notwane River which runs through Village in Gaborone and Tlokweng is flowing with...

Granny with 24 grandchildren receives goodies

77 year old Moshaneng granny, Keolebale Satlhaga who was left caring for her 24 grandchildren has every reason to smile this festive system. On Monday...

BURNT BOY GETS A NEW FACE

An eight year old boy from Qabo village in Ghanzi District who was burnt beyond recognition some few years back has finally undergone...

Abuse of disabled people ignored

Gender Links Botswana Coordinator, Keabonye Ntsabane has expressed concern over the turning of a blind eye by the society and  powers that be on...

We will help you

France pledges to help disaster struck countries The French Embassy in Botswana, Special Representation to SADC in collaboration with the University of Botswana on Tuesday...

Crime rate increases

Botswana Police has expressed concern over the escalating numbers of theft and other criminal offences. The most worrisome offences are theft of copper metals...

Unicef launches “Thari ya bana”

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in collaboration with the University of Botswana (UB) on Tuesday launched a booklet “Thari ya Bana: Reflections on children...

A dream come true

It all started as a dream and now it has come to life. Remmogo Youth Organisation which is the brain child of Kagiso Morebodi  was...

LIRA SET TO THRILL

Botswana Craft is the place to be on Friday December 3, as Afro Jazz musos Lira and Shanti Lo will be setting the roof...

GOD HELP YOU

Divine intervention sought as short man harasses students Parents and school authorities of Boipuso Primary School in Palapye have been advised to approach churches and...

ALLAYING FEARS

The Minister of Transport and Communications, Frank Ramsden has allayed fears that radiation generated by mobile phones and associated base stations is harmful to...

CHAKA CHAKA STILL IN CONTROL

As part of he Motherland Tour, the Princess of Africa, Yvonne Chaka Chaka set Botswana Craft on fire last Saturday. The evening started at...

I WAS WRONGED

Former inmate sues AG, Commissioner of Prisons and warders A 28-year old former inmate at Lobatse Prison Agisanyang Motukwa has filed a P90 000 lawsuit...

LETSHEGO DONATES TO SUBJECT FAIR

Letshego Financial Services donated P15 000 to South East Regional Subject Fair in an effort to encourage development of young people and rejuvenate their...

ORAPA HOSTS BASKETBALL TOURNEY


Orapa basketball courts were busy with activity last weekend as basketball giants battled it out in an annual tournament that for the first time...

A CRY FOR HELP

Neo Motlhoki of Ramotswa who is one of the statistics of domestic violence as she was torched alight by her lover in 2003 in...

Morwalela is back

Botswana's edutainment series Morwalela is back by popular demand. The series that was aired on Btv in April will be aired every Wednesday at 9:00...

MAN SUES WOMAN FOR MAINTENANCE

Things took an interesting turn this week when a 41 year old man from Matenge sued his former lover for maintenance at Extension 2...

Unity Dow’s French accolade

Former High Court Judge Unity Dow was on Wednesday conferred with the insignia of the French Chevailier de la Legion d' honneur award making...

VOICE APPEAL

Fire victim in need of medical assistance A young boy who survived a mysterious fire early this year may lead a near normal life should...

MOH BRINGS PRIVATE PARTNERS ON BOARD

The Ministry of Health has come to a resolution of bringing private practitioners on board so that they can improve their service delivery and...

KNOCKED HELPLESS

Disease and poverty Unknown disease leaves once healthy and active man paralysed and dependent There is no doubt that being unable to do what one...

DEBSWANA ON RECOVERY PATH

JWANENG - The year 2010 is a year in which Debswana "climbs out" from the pit bottom it found itself in 2009.
Speaking during tghe...