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03 Dec 2018

By Mmapula Molapong

18 Jan 2019

Botswana Government was this week bracing itself for a renewed round of negative publicity as well as likely international fallout from a consultancy Report by the controversial scientist Mike Chase who has recently submitted his elephant study in Botswana to Government.

18 Jan 2019

By Calistus Bosaletswe

Controversial Elephant Without Borders (EWB) is believed to have leaked a report on elephants counts to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) a week after the report was submitted to the government of Botswana.

18 Jan 2019

In a move seen as reversing some of former President Ian Khama’s policies, Botswana under the leadership President Mokgweetsi Masisi has climbed down on its earlier decision not to support the sales of ivory.

18 Jan 2019

By Calistus Bosaletswe

A move by government prohibiting Kalahari Bushmen to travel more than 40 km from their residential areas in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve and other Wildlife Management Areas in Kgalagadi has sparked anger among residents. The bushmen accuse the government of restricting their movements.

18 Jan 2019

By Mpho Keleboge

Court of appeal Judge Monametsi Stephen Gaongalelwe will this week (Thursday) appear before a panel of judges to thwart being investigated for ill-gotten housing allowance.

18 Jan 2019

Kgatleng Council chairman Mpho Morolong says his council will not be intimidated by voters who are threatening to vote them out in the coming general elections.

Apparently the threat emanates from the council’s move to implement a new by-law that seeks to force farmers to remove all stray live stock in the village.

18 Jan 2019

By Mpho Keleboge

Two death row inmates who were sentenced to death for the murder of a local Cab driver in Gaborone will this morning (Tuesday) appear before the Court of Appeal (CoA)seeking the court to save them from the hangman’s noose.

The two death row inmates are Matshidiso Boikanyo and Moabi Mabiletsa.

18 Jan 2019

Batswana have reportedly become the latest target by South African armed criminals, it has emerged.

This follows two separate incidents in which Botswana citizens were robbed by armed criminals at various places where they had lodged.

18 Jan 2019

By Mpho Keleboge

Residents of Jackalas No 1 village in the North East District have petitioned Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) and the Government in a move aimed at compelling them to act on their water crisis.

18 Jan 2019

By Portia Nkani

Slow growth in government spending continues to be the biggest challenge facing businesses, according to the latest Business Expectation Survey of September 2018.

18 Jan 2019

By Patience Radisoeng

Kibo Energy has announced that efforts on fast tracking the remaining technical work to complete an integrated bankable feasibility study for Botswana's Mabesekwa Coal Independent Power Project is a top priority for this year.

18 Jan 2019

By Kabelo Seitshiro

Sefalana is to publish its unaudited consolidated financial results for the 6 month period ended 31 October 2018 by the end of January 2019.

The company says it is encouraged by the strong performance of its Namibia and Lesotho businesses which have both provided and augmented contribution towards overall Group results.

18 Jan 2019

By Bonnie Modiakgotla

Botswana’s jobless economic growth continues to play itself out as evidenced by the snail pace it has been adding jobs. This is highlighted by data from the previous year’s quarterly labour reports.

18 Jan 2019

By Portia Nkani

Government has been urged to prioritise supporting local exporters and thereby place lesser attention on imports.   

18 Jan 2019

By Kabelo Seitshiro

Liquidator of BCL Group, Nigel Dixon-Warren, is engaged in talks with two potential buyers of the mine to re-commence operations.

Although he has not denied that such talks are taking place Dixon-Warren has remained tight-lipped on the disclosure of the names of the potential buyers of the mine.

18 Jan 2019

Baba Ba Mmala Trust (BBMT) have confirmed the date and venue for the return of the long-anticipated Son of the Soil Festival.

18 Jan 2019

Picnic style day events have become the in-thing in Gaborone and across the country owing mainly to the previous strict liquor trading ours and curfew imposed by the previous government administration under former President Ian Khama.

18 Jan 2019

Botswana, as a member of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), will again this year participate in the UPU the 48th International Letter-Writing Competition for Young People.

Young people all over the world this year are being invited to write a letter under the theme “Write a letter about your hero”.

18 Jan 2019

By Telegraph Reporter

In Botswana football, there is no better sight than that of Mochudi Centre Chiefs’ supporters, all clad in team replica in full song!

Over the years, these passionate supporters have not only added colour, but have helped drive their team to success.

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