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Segokgo confident BNF will retain Tlokweng

Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) Parliamentary Candidate for Tlokweng, Kenneth Masego Segokgo is confident that his party will retain the constituency.


10th January 2017

Mokone back in court Jan. 26

23rd December 2016

Dick Bayford, the lawyer representing Sunday Standard Editor,  Outsa Mokone, on Friday requested Broadhurst Magistrate not to continue the case against his client pending the finalisation of the appeal case.

Troubled UB not closing down - Dr. Madigele

23rd December 2016

The troubled University of Botswana (UB) will not close, this is the assurance that Dr. Alfred Madigele, Minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology gave Parliament on Friday.

It follows UB Vice Chancellor Professor Thabo Fako’s presentation to the Parliamentary Committee on Statutory Bodies and State Enterprises last month that the institution is going through a difficult time and needs close to P1 billion to survive next year.

Paedophiles, sexual perverts defeat the ends of justice

23rd December 2016

Tens of children across the country are still suffering horrific sexual abuse, but their attackers are roaming free because of hurdles placed on the road to justice, according to Assistant Commissioner of Police, Catherine Rauwe.

Save a life, donate blood

23rd December 2016

BThe National Blood Transfusion Services (NBTS) has called for more blood donation to meet the anticipated high demand of blood during the festive season when accidents and emergency situations happen more frequently.

Suspect in German couple’s murder arrested in Maun

21st December 2016

Police in Maun have arrested a 26-year-old man linked to the recent murder of a German couple.

Guma blasts Khama as ‘arrogant’

16th December 2016

Outspoken Tati East Member of Parliament, Guma Moyo this week fired a salvo at Minister of Environment, Natural Resources, Conservation and Tourism, Tshekedi Khama saying he is “arrogant.”

Kabelo Eric to open his own Church

16th December 2016

Sensational gospel singer Kabelo Eric has decided to answer God’s calling by opening his Ministry.Eric says he was born with a prophetic gift and only received Christ Jesus in 2004 when he started at Varsity.

President Khama is ‘useless’ – BNF youth leader

16th December 2016

Botswana National Front Youth League’s (BNFYL) outgoing leader, Khumoekae Richard has labeled President Ian Khama as “a useless” person who likes deceiving the nation.

Magistrate recuses himself in Mokone’s sedition case

16th December 2016

Gaborone Regional Magistrate Chris Gabanagae has recused himself in a case in which Sunday Standard Editor, Lekgomethe Outsa Mokone is charged with sedition.

Legalise abortion, says Botlogile Tshireletso

12th December 2016

Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, also MP for Mahalapye East, Botlogile Tshireletso says abortion should be legalised in Botswana.

More effort needed to end AIDS by 2030

12th December 2016

Botswana still needs to do more if she is to achieve the new global targets of ending HIV/AIDS by 2030, Health and Wellness Minister, Dorcus Makgato has told Parliament.

Sfiso’s Francistown show flops before he dies

12th December 2016

Prominent South African gospel artists Sfiso Ncwane of the hit song Kulungile Baba died this week Monday leaving Francistowners deeply hurt as he was billed to perform at Francistown Sports Complex last Saturday.


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