Botswana hit by insidious hepatitis

Causes more deaths than HIV         


23rd May 2017

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Health minister beats a hasty retreat

23rd May 2017

Self-inflicted harm health policy hastily halted
Policy blamed on President Khama’s hatred for alcohol



BMD sinks deeper into paralysis

23rd May 2017

Kweneng Region backs Ndaba, Mmolotsi camp



BMD sinks deeper into paralysis

23rd May 2017

BMD bars Ndaba, Wynter from taking leadership positions



Bushiri comes to Botswana

23rd May 2017

Prophet Shepherd Bushiri of Enlightened Christian Gathering church in Pretoria, popularly known as Major 1, will be in Botswana for his mega crusade on May 27.



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Botswana hit by insidious hepatitis

Causes more deaths than HIV         

Type B hepatitis common in Botswana

Hepatitis, a liver-damaging disease, has in recent years claimed the lives of more people than have malaria, tuberculosis, road injuries and HIV/AIDS.


It is a global trend, where about 1.5 million people were killed by hepatitis - a ...

23rd May 2017


Health minister beats a hasty retreat

23rd May 2017

Self-inflicted harm health policy hastily halted
Policy blamed on President Khama’s hatred for alcohol


BMD sinks deeper into paralysis

23rd May 2017

Kweneng Region backs Ndaba, Mmolotsi camp


BMD sinks deeper into paralysis

23rd May 2017

BMD bars Ndaba, Wynter from taking leadership positions

Business

Letlhakane Modular Tailings soon to be commissioned

Debswana’s Letlhakane Modular Tailings plant is expected to be commissioned by end of second quarter 2017.


The development which will cost a total of P2.1billion, begun construction in the first quarter of 2015 and will produce up to 800,000 carats per annum.
Debswana’s Managing Director Balisi Bonyongo says the project has the potential to

extend the operations for a...

19th May 2017


Lucara makes US$54.8million from stone tender

19th May 2017

The Canadian Lucara Diamond company, with mining operations in Botswana, has announced the results from its first exceptional stone tender (EST) of Botswana’s Karowe diamonds in 2017 and its eleventh EST since mining began in 2012.  


Local poultry abattoir ready for SADC market

19th May 2017

Serowe based Poultry Abattoir owner, Cecilia Opelokgale plans to export poultry meat as she has been able to penetrate the local market and recorded good success despite the challenges.


Cybercrime and the workplace

19th May 2017

In today’s data driven world, malicious software infection, cyber extortion, identity theft and fraud are common and exposes individuals and organisations to liability lawsuits and high costs to remedy.

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SPORTS

Gaealafshwe, Modongo dominate championship

Candidate Master (CM) Barileng Gaealafshwe and Woman International Master (WIM) Boikhutso Modongo are champions of the 2017 Metropolitan National Chess Championships finals.


The Metropolitan championships that concluded on Monday this week in Gaborone saw Barileng going all out to defend his title in the Open Section. The event also saw Modongo beating WIM Onkemetse Francis in the ladies section.


Mudongo walked away with P7 000 prize money while Gaealafshwe bagged ...

9th May 2017


Last duel

9th May 2017

Fallen professional boxer Herbert Nkabiti who tragically died following a doomed boxing match against Willis Baloyi in South Africa this past weekend,  had dedicated the fight to his four-month old baby.


MatjiMenyenga are back!

2nd May 2017

Toropo ya muka as Tafic aka Matjimenyenga boys make an impressive comeback to top flight football


Car spinning a hit in Maun

2nd May 2017

Car spinning has become a big hit in Maun following an event that was held in the tourist town for the first time over the Easter holidays.  The organisers of the event, Emergency Assist motorsport club, said they will be going back to the northern town next year.

VIBE

Visual arts growing in leaps and bounds

The Coordinator of Thapong Visual Arts Centre, Reginald Bakwena is impressed with the development of the visual arts in the country. Giving his personal views on the landscape of the visual arts locally, he explains that there is a new tide that is sweeping through the country.

Art appreciation has grown, he says, when one compares to previous years. The number of people who show interest and attend exhibitions has also grown t...

19th May 2017


T.H.A.B.O. drops banging single, Back 2gether

19th May 2017

Thabo Bolokwe, popularly known as T.H.A.B.O says that music is his first love but he had to briefly shelve his musical plans in order to pursue other projects. The kwaito artist has finally returned from his hiatus and has dropped a banging single titled, Back 2gether, which was produced by BK Proctor. T.H.A.B.O told Vibe that the title of the song is self-explanatory as it speaks of how two of Botswana’s music giants worked together after a long time.


HT, Tobie drop single Malaiti Ame under Malope a Motswako

19th May 2017

Maun born Motswako rapper HT, also known as Tautona in the music industry has collaborated with another Motswako artist Tobie and released a single titled Malaiti Ami which currently is enjoying massive airplay on local radio stations.


Remembering days gone by when Borankana was hot property

19th May 2017

There was a point in time when traditional music was in sync following its commercialisation and inclusion of contemporary beats which made the new found style appealing and embraced by locals and international fans. The era saw the birth of Borankana groups that include Shumba Ratshega, Dikakapa, Mokorwana, Matsieng and Captain Dira, among many others.

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