Plan to reduce medication error deaths unveiled

Until the age of 16 in 2004, Sekgabo Maruping was a normal child doing Form 3 at Tshegetsang CJSS in Molepolole, her home village. Yet when she graduated at senior secondary school five years later, she did so as a special needs student – because she had become completely deaf.


25th April 2017

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Another private hospital for Gabs

25th April 2017

Gaborone’s suburb of Peolwane (Block 7) will soon have a facelift as a new private hospital is set for the area to improve people’s functionality and quality of life.Sidilega Private Hospital, as it will be called, is a locally registered company currently setting up a 103-bed Multi-Specialty Care facility in the area north-west of Gaborone.



Kokorwe has no backbone - Boko

25th April 2017

Members of Parliament have expressed mixed views on the performance of the just ended Budget session. During the session, MPs were usually fighting over lack of quorum, attitude by colleagues towards others, abuse of the house by the speaker and executive and unsatisfactory answering of questions by ministers among others.



We’ve failed Batswana – MPs admit

25th April 2017

Members of Parliament have expressed mixed views on the performance of the just ended Budget session.During the session, MPs were usually fighting over lack of quorum, attitude by colleagues towards others, abuse of the house by the speaker and executive and unsatisfactory answering of questions by ministers among others.



Water tariffs to be increased

25th April 2017

Imposed water restrictions in Gaborone and surrounding areas remain in force, Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) Chief Executive Officer, Mmetla Masire has said.



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Plan to reduce medication error deaths unveiled

Until the age of 16 in 2004, Sekgabo Maruping was a normal child doing Form 3 at Tshegetsang CJSS in Molepolole, her home village. Yet when she graduated at senior secondary school five years later, she did so as a special needs student – because she had become completely deaf.


This is a young woman who for sweet 16 years had lived a bubbly and normal life without any form of disability. Her loss of hearing was a result of a medical mistake. Her ailment had only been the c...

25th April 2017


Another private hospital for Gabs

25th April 2017

Gaborone’s suburb of Peolwane (Block 7) will soon have a facelift as a new private hospital is set for the area to improve people’s functionality and quality of life.Sidilega Private Hospital, as it will be called, is a locally registered company currently setting up a 103-bed Multi-Specialty Care facility in the area north-west of Gaborone.


Kokorwe has no backbone - Boko

25th April 2017

Members of Parliament have expressed mixed views on the performance of the just ended Budget session. During the session, MPs were usually fighting over lack of quorum, attitude by colleagues towards others, abuse of the house by the speaker and executive and unsatisfactory answering of questions by ministers among others.


We’ve failed Batswana – MPs admit

25th April 2017

Members of Parliament have expressed mixed views on the performance of the just ended Budget session.During the session, MPs were usually fighting over lack of quorum, attitude by colleagues towards others, abuse of the house by the speaker and executive and unsatisfactory answering of questions by ministers among others.

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BAMB pays good for poor quality products-says Wotho

Botswana Agricultural Marketing Board Chief Executive Edson Wotho has said innovation is a critical element in agriculture if farmers need to produce high grade products that are marketable.

Briefing the media last week Wotho said farmers always complain about prices without considering the quality of their products.  “BAMB is the best payer in the world. So, it is not about BAMB prices but it’s about the efficiencies and innovation applied by the farmer,” said ...

26th April 2017


Botswana Diamonds gets 6 new prospecting licences

26th April 2017

Botswana Diamonds plc in conjunction with Sunland Minerals Pty Ltd - a BOD’s joint venture company with Alrosa – has been awarded six new prospecting licences in Botswana, Business Trends has learnt.The AIM and Botswana Stock Exchange listed diamond explorer revealed this Tuesday that,  the licences were issued for a period of three years ending on 30th March 2020. 


No diamond is worth a life-says Debswana

26th April 2017

Debswana Diamond company Managing Director, Balisi Bonyongo has said despite the tragic loss of life in 2016 at Jwaneng Debswana mine, the company’s safety performance continued to improve and its safety record is comparable to the best in the world.


BSE trading activity shoots up in Q1

26th April 2017

Trading activity in the local bourse has seen an improvement during the quarter first quarter (Q1) of 2017, with turnover of up to 45 percent. According to the Stockbrokers Botswana research report for Q1, the turnover moved to P655.6 million from P452.5 million in Q4 2016. The volumes also went up  from 41 percent to 177 million shares  from 125.6million in Q4 2016.  The DCI market cap was P45.6 billion as at 31 March 2017, while valuations seemed reasonable with weighted per earning ratio of 15.7x and a dividend yield of 4.6 percent.  

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BOKA IN POLITICAL KUMITE

The Botswana Karate Association (BOKA) affiliates are expected to go into their weekend Annual General Meeting as a divided lot.


Despite recent international successes including the 2016 Zone 6 championship, the association is said to be at loggerheads as influential BOKA members are currently in a raging war for control of the national karate governing body. According to highly placed sources, BOKA   elders are wrestling for control of the association and the associat...

18th April 2017


League title race heats up

18th April 2017

In their 22nd week of the2016/17 BTC premierships season, log leaders, Township Rollers are poised to extend their lead in front of the Marauding Jwaneng Galaxy FC.


BOKA selection tourneys grow in popularity

18th April 2017

The Botswana Karate Association (BOKA) will have a packed schedule in the next month   as they are expected to select a national team to defend their championship at the 2017 Zone 6 games scheduled for Maputo, Mozambique.


Moyo leads Police XI’s offensive

14th March 2017

Former Gaborone United (GU) marksman Hendrick Moyo has received a new lease on life at BTC premiership outfit Police XI.

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Honey Worship Tour takes praise and worship to new heights

Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) Church graced the Stanbic Bank Piazza, through the gospel concert dubbed ‘Honey Worship Tour’.

Honey Worship Tour is an initiative with an endeavour to tour around all African countries, through praise and worship, exchange culture and also embark on social responsibility activities across all the African countries.

The first leg of the concert started in Botswana and the show attracted gospel lovers who thronged the piazza and...

26th April 2017


Sparks expected to fly when Rhumba stars clash on stage in Francistown

26th April 2017

The clash of Botswana’s Rhumba giants is expected to be a Kwasa Kwasa explosion this Saturday during the Kwambala Cup Music festival. Alredo Mos and Les Africa Sounds, Franco and Afro Musica, Jeff Matheatau and Oska Chakabuya will sweat it out for the King of Rhumba title.


Ghetto lovebirds Madala vs Kellyjess are inseparable

26th April 2017

Francistown’s musician lovebirds known on stage as Madala vs Kellyjess have taken their artistic prowess beyond an album collaboration. The two live-in lovers, who have apparently been dating for the past five years, are officially making music together.


DJ Lefatshe makes his mark

26th April 2017

The word modesty does not seem to feature in Lefatshe ‘DJ Lefatshe’ Tsie’s vocabulary. He is not necessarily pompous or arrogant but he is quite confident and self-assured of his talents. The sought after DJ was never formally taught to spin the decks but he can create flames with his sets. “Several years ago when I was young I was at a party and DJ Rasp invited me to come over and play and that was it, that’s how it started,” a wistful Tsie recalls.

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