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AU/EU leaders condemn inhuman treatment of migrants in Lybia

African and European leaders that gathered in Abidjan for the 5th AU/EU Summit, last week condemned in the strongest terms inhuman treatment of African...

South African Youth and Religious Leaders of Six (6) Religions Promote...

Six (6)religious leaders representing Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, African Hebrew, Rastafari, and Brahma Kumaris gathered to discuss the topic of “The role of the religions...

Cresta Marakanelo announces new board members

Cresta Marakanelo Limited has announced the appointment of new board members Moatlhodi Lekaukau and Tshepidi Moremong. Lekaukau comes in as Board Chairperson, replacing retired Board...

Escaping the jaws of death

*Man fights off croc attack When a crocodile dragged him to the bottom of the Thamalakane River, his face trapped in the reptile’s unrelenting jaw,...

Sacked employee sues BDF for P418 000

A dismissed Botswana Defence Force (BDF) guest attendant has dragged her former employers before a Francistown High Court for dismissal. Tebogo Masalila, 45, said she...

Korean Civil Society Seeks Solidarity for Peace in Korea and Globe

On November 25th, 1,200 social representatives including youth and religious leaders were gathered in “1st Peace Conference of Religious Leaders in Southeastern and Southwestern...

Serial rapist begs for mercy

An alleged serial rapist Thatayaone Wabuya Nka, who is facing three counts of rape, has pleaded with the court to be lenient in his...

“You have three months to bring back the money”- Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe’s president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has cautioned those who illegally shifted money outside the country to repatriate it within three months or face arrest. Although he...

Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters snatches Miss Universe title

Miss South Africa 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss Universe, becoming the first Miss South Africa to take this prestigious title since Margaret...

High hopes

Zimbabweans optimistic about the future There were widespread celebrations in Zimbabwe on Tuesday as news broke that former President Robert Mugabe had finally tendered in...

Botswana a vital market for SA’s North-West Tourism

South Africa’s Member of the Executive Committee (MEC) responsible for tourism in the North-West, Desbo Mohono, says Botswana is a vital market for her...

Movie reviews by Theo Silitshena; Justice League

2017 ‧ Fantasy/Science fiction film ‧ 2h 1m Justice League is a 2017 American superhero film based on the DC Comics superhero team of the...

Art according to Wilson Ngoni

Wilson Ngoni brings his images to life. You can touch the water, the wrinkle, stroke the horse and untie the head scarf. He is...

Wanted suspect escapes from SA police custody

Botswana police have issued an urgent public appeal for information that could lead to the arrest of Adolphius Mogakolodi Legae who escaped from police...

Mnangagwa turns down Mugabe offer

Sacked Zimbabwe Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who has been seconded by the Zanu PF Central Committee as the party’s interim leader, has turned down...

Fallen from Grace

President Mugabe to hand over power to Mnangagwa President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe would be forced to hand over power to the country’s sacked vice...

Defiant Mugabe ignores demands to step down

Zimbabweans have been left baffled after President Robert Mugabe ended his speech this evening without any announcement of his resignation as head of state. Instead,...

Hopeless AB gets

Ordinary folks’ pleas concerning the unreliability of Air Botswana have been falling on deaf ears for far too long and Shaya is happy to...

SONA at a glance

Economic Diversification Drive (EDD) EDD results in substantial increase in Government procurement from local manufacturers and service providers. Total cumulative expenditure of P13.93 billion as of...

Three memorable dates in F/town’s history

* 1897 – The year historian’s recognise as the date when Francistown was founded. The small settlement was named after Daniel Francis, an English gold...

We are a fat nation- Khama

President Ian Khama's State of the Nation Address (SONA) this week has cast some light into the dark realities of the nation's depressing health...

“Drugs are a health problem not a criminal problem”- Sir Richard...

Business tycoon and founder of the Virgin Group, Sir Richard Branson, says drug use should be treated as a health problem and that users...

Fuel prices go up

The Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA) has announced a rise in retail pump prices for petrol, diesel and illuminating paraffin with effect from 00:01hrs,...

Rollers stay top

Township Rollers solidified their grip at the top of the BTC Premiership log with a resounding 3-0 triumph over Gilport Lions in a match...

Movie reviews by Theo Silitshena; Ragnarok

2017 ‧ Fantasy/Science fiction film ‧ 2h 10m Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor (Chris Hemsworth) finds himself in a...

Orange Botswana rewards Francistown patrons

During the just ended Francistown 120 years celebrations held in the city over the weekend Orange Botswana awarded 7 local patrons for their hard...

World Religious Leaders Are Gathering to Realize True Peace in the...

Through Communication Rather Than Force. Finding the Standard of Trustworthy Scripture by Religions to Promote Peacebuilding through Inter-religious Reconciliation and Understanding About 300 religious leaders...

Movie reviews by Theo Silitshena; The Snowman

2017 ‧ Drama/Mystery ‧ 1h 59m For Detective Harry Hole, the death of a young woman during the first snowfall of winter feels like anything...

Davido to headline St Louis Fresh Festival

Over twenty local and international acts are billed to perform at this year’s St Louis Fresh Festival that will take place tomorrow, Saturday at...

IBOSSO stalks Tafic

Siyinqaba joins F-town's 120 year celebrations Bulawayo giants, Highlanders Football Club has vowed to spoil the party for Francistowners when they lock horns with local...

Prize giving day turns cultural day

What was initially planned to be just a routine Prize Giving Day for Linchwe II Junior Secondary School in Mochudi turned out to be...

Spiritual intervention

They describe church as a mutual and spiritual outlet that helps support and encourage people to work with their hands and produce to make...

The 6th St Louis Lager Fresh Festival Evolves  

This year, the annual St Louis “Keep It Fresh” Festival brings you a differentiated & ownable summer experience deeply rooted on consumers key passion...

Notorious robbery suspects nabbed

Police moved swiftly this morning and arrested two of three armed robbers in a dramatic shoot-out in Gaborone's Block 7 location. The suspects had allegedly...

Girl, 9, dies from suspected ARV overdose

Police in Francistown have instituted an inquest into the death of a 9-year-old girl who is suspected to have died from Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs...

Liberty life launches ‘Mind my money’

Liberty Life Botswana has announced the launch of a new financial literacy program coined ‘Mind My Money’. The program aims to empower its participants to...

SCB appoints new CEO

The Board of Standard Chartered Bank Botswana Limited (SCBB) has announced the appointment of Mpho Masupe as the new Chief Executive Officer of Botswana...

Gaborone gets global certification

The city of Gaborone has been named alongside other nine cities as a pilot for Global Active City the partnership of the International Working...

Trophy wife strikes

Cheating claims, Mustang cause couple's public fight A public spectacle between Majwe Mining Catering Manager, Mothusi Lentswe, 48, and his trophy wife, Janet, 25, brought...

Kebonang lures mining investors

Minister of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security, Advocate Sadique Kebonang, has urged mining companies to invest in the country’s North-Western copper belt...