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Ministry of Immigration closes five border posts due to flash floods

The Ministry of National Immigration and Gender Affairs this week announced that five  Botswana border   posts have been temporarily closed due to   recurring flash floods that have affected most parts of the country.


23rd February 2017

BGCSE results continue to disappoint

20th February 2017

Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) today released the 2016 Botswana General Certificate for Secondary Education (BGCSE) examination results, which shows a slight improvement of 0.92 percent compared to the 2015 BGCSE results.

‘I could have died in that plane’ - VP

17th February 2017

Vice President and Chairman of Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Mokgweetsi Masisi is a terrified and devastated man following the crash of an aircraft which was to transport him to Tsabong to attend BDP Youth Wing elective congress.

‘Gaolathe must be UDC President’

17th February 2017

It may have been a witty side remark, or who knows, President Lt. Gen. Dr. Ian Khama may have been dead serious about the UDC “cheating” the BMD by denying the latter the coalition’s presidency.

Khama is a “disgrace to the country” – BCP

17th February 2017

In a hard-hitting comment, the leader of Botswana Congress Party Youth League (BCPYL), Tumiso Rakgare has described President Ian Khama as a “disgrace” to the country.

Step-parenting is not for the faint-hearted

17th February 2017

With high divorce rates and separation of cohabiting couples, step or blended families are increasingly becoming the norm for most people.

Mascom celebrates 19 years in Botswana

17th February 2017

Botswana’s leading mobile services provider, Mascom Wireless, this Friday celebrates 19 years of operation in the country, where they pride themselves with tremendous contribution to the improvement of the lives of ordinary citizens as well as the growth of the economy.

Parliament has been a waste of time – Tawana

17th February 2017

Member of Parliament for Maun West, Tawana Moremi says he will quit politics in 2019, but return to Parliament after ten years to become the Speaker.

Gaolathe calls for increase of Old Age Pension to P600

17th February 2017

Member of Parliament for Gaborone Bonnington South, Ndaba Gaolathe has called on government to introduce a social security contributory scheme to achieve its social security strategy.

Japanese goverment donates classroom block to Serameng primary school

17th February 2017

The Japanese government   this week officially handed   over a new classroom block at Serameng Primary School in the Kweneng district.

Factions are BDP’s worst enemy – Raditanka

14th February 2017

Councillor Lesego Raditanka has warned Botswana Democratic Party members in Tlokweng against factionalism.

Hotel staff complain of gross abuse

14th February 2017

Employees at Hotel Selibe are unhappy with their payments and welfare. The new 42-roomed hotel began operating in April last year.

BDP MP charged in stock theft case

14th February 2017

Botswana Democratic Party Member of Parliament (MP) for Nata-Gweta, Polson Majaha and four others have been charged with a single count of stock theft.


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