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BOFEPUSU threatens public strikes

Now that Botswana Federation of Public Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU) has terminated its membership in the Public Service Bargaining Council, it expects government to extend the 3% and 4% salary increment to its affiliated trade unions.


16th May 2017

Infighting rocks BDP youth executive

16th May 2017

Nkgakile sues fellow committee member for defamation and threat to kill

UB suspends six protesting students

16th May 2017

About three University of Botswana (UB) students out of the 121 identified by CCTV cameras during protests and demonstrations over monthly allowances earlier this year, have been slapped with suspension letters.

Over 7000 apply for firearms

16th May 2017

Over seven thousand people have applied for permits to own firearms, police have said. Botswana Police Service each year avails 50 permits, which are awarded through a raffle. Police Deputy Commissioner (Operations) Bruno Paledi stated that Batswana want firearms for various reasons, mainly for protection of property and livestock.

SADC swears in seven Tribunal judges

16th May 2017



Seven Southern African Development Community Administrative Tribunal (SADCAT) judges were sworn in at the SADC Secretariat Headquarters on Tuesday in the presence of SADC Chairperson His Majesty King Mswati III.

BMD picks Bobonong for its ‘bloodbath’ congress

16th May 2017

Fractured Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) is expected to limp to an elective congress slated to take place in Bobonong in July.
The decision to host this make or break congress was taken this past weekend when the BMD National Executive Committee (NEC) held a meeting at the party office.

Steele the continental marathoner

16th May 2017

Not only is Ashley Steele a marathoner who has raced in four continents, she is also an avid tourism ambassador that Botswana could exploit.
Nothing could discourage the towering American citizen to complete the Diacore Gaborone Marathon race, not even the fact that she risked her life and was hit by a mirror of a truck while she was the only participant still running...

Silent killer STI hits women

9th May 2017

There are growing concerns about the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), a sexually transmitted virus threatening women. The virus, which is still unknown to many, has become the most common sexually transmitted virus, putting many women at high risk of developing cervical cancer.

Psoriasis: an uncommon yet life threatening skin condition

9th May 2017

She basked in her rosy glow during pregnancy and wished it could last forever. However, after the birth of her son, a skin condition she has battled since 2008 was back with a vengeance.

Hospitals won’t help ‘drunk’ patients

9th May 2017

The Ministry of Health has disputed allegations doing rounds that clinics and hospitals will not attend to any patient who is found to have deliberately put their health at risk by consuming excessive alcohol or drugs.Last week Social Media went abuzz over hearsay that government-owned health facilities no longer assist patients who are found to have actively contributed to their sick health.

BMD leadership at it again

9th May 2017

Trouble is far from over at the ailing Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) as party leadership and the youth committee members continue to air their dirty laundry in the public.

Major Prophet Rams speaks

9th May 2017

Why he walks around with bodyguards
Explains why he blew cash at Steez’s memorial service

Judge warns media against ‘negative commentary’ in AFM church pastor saga

9th May 2017

High Court Judge Dr. Zein Kebonang has warned the media to desist from influencing and creating perception about cases or accused persons. Advocate Kebonang expressed these sentiments when hearing a bail application by Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) Pastor, Mooketsi Mogomotsi last week.


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