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04 Mar 2007

?A re rapeleng ? Let?s pray? was a good time for the boozers to take a snooze after a rough night on the mighty ?khadi?. Some of them lived at the teachers? quarters just a stone?s throw away from the church.
Even Makhulu?s pointed prayers did not take that long. I suspect that this is why my mother opted for the Catholic Church.

04 Mar 2007

For an African, life is generally tough. Due to poverty brought about by many factors, the lot of the African is not nice. I sometimes wonder just what it is Africans did to deserve this kind of life. If it is not drought, then it is war. If it is not dictatorship then it is corruption. Often, it is disease and silly tribal bigotry.

04 Mar 2007

Inside the crowded bus, a young vendor who carries an assortment of fast foods yells out his wares while shoving the smelly stuff at passengers.
It is a ritual he carries out from bus to bus.
He is part of an army of traders who stand around the shelters at the Gaborone Bus rank waiting to serve long-distance bus passengers.

04 Mar 2007

The Ministry of Trade and Industry on Tuesday held a workshop in response to the clarion call from the private sector for the establishment of business linkages between local traders. This was meant for local manufacturers and those traders who mainly trade in imported goods.

04 Mar 2007

Tebogo Oabile, 29, who enjoyed peeping at women as they took their baths at the UB hostels was on February 27, 2007 rearrested and charged with criminal trespass.

04 Mar 2007

Tswapong North residents who have been waiting for a police station in Tsetsebye as promised by former Commissioner of Police were disappointed this week when they learnt that government never had any such plans.

04 Mar 2007

Continuing with their support to Wildlife Conservation and Management Programme, European Commission (EC) and Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism on Tuesday signed a P88 million infrastructure development contract with the Italtswana Construction Company.

04 Mar 2007

Botswana is the only African country that has been able to protect its elephants from poachers since CITES imposed a ban on ivory trade in 1989 ? it emerged last week.A new study released yesterday claims as many as 23,000 elephants were slaughtered last year alone.

With the exception of well-protected herds in Botswana, the rest of Africa saw 1 in 12 elephants killed this past year.

04 Mar 2007

Scores of students who could have passed their form five examinations and secured places at university posted poor results because they were guinea pigs in the government?s experimental double shift system that is going awry ? the Botswana Secondary Education Teachers Union claimed last week.

04 Mar 2007

The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is tipped to benefit hugely from political party funding.
Mahalapye East legislator, Botumile Tshireletso, believes the situation would be so as the opposition parties in the country are fragmented and far apart ideologically.

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