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Magistrate recuses himself in Mokone’s sedition case

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


16th December 2016

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.

Botswana to domesticate Rome Statute

12th December 2016

President Lt. Gen. Dr. Ian Khama has “reaffirmed” Botswana’s commitment to the Rome Statute that established The Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) in stark contrast to recent developments by some peer African members.

Missing baby boy found dead inside sceptic tank

12th December 2016

Pandemonium and mayhem reigned supreme Monday night in Mogoditshane as angry residents burnt tyres and barricaded roads with bricks and debris, demanding that the family of a baby boy who has been missing since last Thursday, produce it.

Two perish in daring prison escape

12th December 2016

Last week’s attempted prison escape by multiple murder suspect Gobuamang Ntsuape in Francistown has left Kutlwano police station officers in shock following the death of a police special constable and a remanded prisoner.

Earn your keep, Khama tells BDP women

12th December 2016

President Ian Khama has challenged Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) women to take themselves seriously if they want to be taken seriously in the political circles.

‘Leave gays and lesbians alone’- Motswafere

12th December 2016

Born Motswakgakala Sithole in the small settlement of Patayamatebele, Motswafere, as he is popularly known in the music circles, is a man who is true to himself.

Nkaigwa calls for castration of Blessers

1st December 2016

If Gaborone North legislator, Haskins Nkaigwa had his way, no man would ever dream to be called a ‘blesser’ because of the sanction he contemplates for such offenders.

Women and girls must respect their bodies - El-Halabi

1st December 2016

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health Shenaaz El-Halabi has urged women to take responsibility for their health in order to reduce the increasing HIV/AIDS prevalence.

Gabz FM fires Reggie and Shumba

1st December 2016

The management of Gabz FM has finally decided to part ways with the ‘Breakfast With Reg’ morning show duo of presenter Reginald Richardson and content producer Keikantse Shumba.

Women MPs remember Same Bathobakae

1st December 2016

Mahalapye East Member of Parliament, Botlogile Tshireletso has described the late Same Bathobakae as a “sister.”


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