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We’ve failed Batswana – MPs admit

Members of Parliament have expressed mixed views on the performance of the just ended Budget session.During the session, MPs were usually fighting over lack of quorum, attitude by colleagues towards others, abuse of the house by the speaker and executive and unsatisfactory answering of questions by ministers among others.


25th April 2017

Water tariffs to be increased

25th April 2017

Imposed water restrictions in Gaborone and surrounding areas remain in force, Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) Chief Executive Officer, Mmetla Masire has said.

I fear journalists - Robert Masitara

25th April 2017

Former Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) legislator for Gaborone West North Robert Masitara has fingered local journalists for his deafening silence in his campaign for the BDP chairmanship position in the Central Committee elections slated for July in Tonota.

A normal life with Haemophilia is possible

25th April 2017


Bubbly and undeterred by a genetic blood condition that predisposes him to frequent bleeding, James Nkomo still exudes oodles of a positive spirit.
He has since found a way to live life fully with haemophilia, a condition he was diagnosed with when he was only one year old. Born in Maitengwe, Nkomo remembers outgrowing his mother’s and grandmother’s laps to explore the exciting world around him.

Target 20 000 Programme suspended

18th April 2017

The mess experienced at Target 20 000 initiative has resulted in the suspension of the programme, Assistant Minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology Fidelis Molao has said.

BDP deserves to be punished - Mangole

18th April 2017

Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) Secretary General Gilbert Mangole says Tlokweng has never been a priority for government.
Mangole stated that Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) MPs have indicated that the reason why the party leader Ian Khama was delaying to sign a writ of election for Tlokweng by-election, was because the constituency was not a priority. Speaking during a political rally at Kgale Farms in the Tlokweng Constituency on Sunday, Mangole revealed that the BDP MPs stated that they are busy with Parliament business and there is no how the writ could be issued while Parliament was still sitting.

Khama protected by ancestral spirits - Elder

18th April 2017

Fire churches are playing with fire to disregard ancestors

Khama is ‘Vulture No. 1’ – Molapisi

18th April 2017

‘He is forgetting that he once called MPs vultures, but he is a vulture as he preyed on Batswana and strikes when they least expected’

Smoking must fall

18th April 2017

The Interim Executive Director of the Anti-Tobacco Network (ATN)  Dr Bontle Mbongwe has accused the government for lack of seriousness in enforcing the Control of Smoking Act.

Exclusive Insurance solutions partners with UCCSA

7th April 2017

Exclusive Insurance Botswana, a 100 percent locally owned company has joined forces with the United Congregational Church of Southern Africa (UCCSA). The giant insurance services provider is expected to provide a range of insurance products to masses of the UCCSA congregation in Botswana.

Former US President George W. Bush in Botswana

4th April 2017

Former US President and First Lady George and Laura Bush are expected in Botswana today. Bush will be in the country to celebrate the remarkable progress made over the past two decades to address the challenges of disease, poverty and security.

BWGOVERNMENT FACEBOOK PAGE SCORES HIGH IN ANINTERNATIONAL LISTING

29th March 2017

The BWGOVERNMENT Facebook page has come in at an impressive fifth position in the World Vernment (Facebook) Page Global Rankings. 


Sick, stick abortion

27th March 2017

Two ladies who pleaded guilty to procuring an abortion recently narrowly escaped jail after Francistown Magistrate Dumisani Basupi gave them a suspended four-year sentence for the heinous crime.


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