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How safe is street vended food?

Government has decided to repeal, re-enact, consolidate and amend the current Food Control Act of 1993 to harmonise it with the existing climate of universal food safety for all and economic food industry liberalisation.


23rd February 2016

Moitlhobogi, the extraordinary youth

23rd February 2016

His name is an oxymoron, by all accounts. It conjures in a contrasting form the imagery of trust in conditions of despair.

UB student in murder case

23rd February 2016

A 22 year-old University of Botswana student will appear at Extension II magistrate court on May 3 for murder charges.

Grisly ritual murder in Mmathethe

23rd February 2016

Police in Lobatse are investigating a gruesome suspected ritual murder that happened in Mmathete, on the outskirts of the town, on January 27, 2016.

BOFEPUSU throws weight behind Law Society

15th February 2016

Botswana Federation of Public Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU) says it sees nothing wrong with the remarks that were made by Law Society of Botswana (LSB) Chairman, Lawrence Lecha last week.

Court gives ZCC six months to appoint local Minister

15th February 2016

Gaborone High Court heard on Monday this week that talks between Zion Christian Church (ZCC) Tlokweng branch and their South Africa-based church leader, Bishop Edward Lekganyane over the appointment of church minister in Botswana have collapsed.

‘Audio & visual recording of court pro-ceedings vital’

15th February 2016

Court of Appeal Judge, Isaac Lesetedi has said that courts ought to accept that allowing audio and visual recording in courts by the media may actually enhance its image in the public eye.

Thabiso Mashaba, the innovator and social activist

15th February 2016

Thabiso Mashaba, or ‘Blak’, as he is popularly known by his associates, is a young man with big dreams and even bigger ideas. The innovative and resourceful 29-year-old’s passion for ‘being the change he wants to see’ in his society, has led to the establishment and subsequent success of the social enterprise, ‘These Hands’ organisation.

Khama to launch ESP in Machaneng village

15th February 2016

President Lt. Gen. Dr. Ian Khama will launch the Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP) in Machaneng village in the Tswapong/Ramokgonami constituency on Saturday 13th February 2016.

Thero the think tank who never realised his dream

15th February 2016

One of the most difficult assignments I ever had in my over two decades of journalistic practice was having to write an obituary of one of the greatest sporting personalities and think tanks this country has ever had, Thero Gaadingwe who was buried last Friday in Gaborone.

Don’t make a baby if you can’t support it - Masisi

9th February 2016

Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi has sent a strong message to would-be young parents to be ready for the responsibility that comes with child birth if they intend to take the plunge.

Only 8 farmers planted in Kubung

9th February 2016

Chairman for the Mogoditshane/Thamaga Sub Council, Duncan Ramasiagopana has expressed concern over the low number of farmers in his region who planted their fields during the ploughing season.

Botswana least corrupt country

9th February 2016

Botswana has for the 21st year in a row, been cited as the least corrupt country in Africa by the Transparency International (TI) Corruption Perception Index (CPI) released on Wednesday.


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