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Lesotho PM Mosisili fails SADC deadline

Lesotho Prime Minister, Dr Phakalitha Mosisili has failed to meet the deadline set on him by SADC Double Troika to make public the report of the SADC commission that was chaired by former high court judge, Mpaphi Phumaphi.

The Double Troika received and endorsed the report a fortnight ago and ordered the government of Lesotho to implement its recommendations, but not to publish the postmortem pictures of the late former Lesotho Defence Force Commander, General Maaparankoe Mahao who was assassinated by military agents.


3rd February 2016

HRDC launches BHRDC Fair and Career Clinics new brand

28th January 2016

This year marks the seventh year of hosting the tertiary education fair, dubbed ‘Botswana Human Resource Development Skills Fair and career clinics’ this year.

This initiative was launched last week on Tuesday with its new logo that is necessitated by transformation, in order to align the mandate of HRDC with it.   Speaking at the launch, the Acting CEO of HRDC, Patrick Molutsi highlighted that this year’s tertiary fair is even better and bigger. He noted that the new logo is designed in the sense that it is innovative, sustainable, memorable, fresh and unique to influence the society.

Divisions rock BDP Kweneng region

27th January 2016

Tensions are said to be higher within the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) in the Kweneng Region as the party prepares for its elective regional congress on Saturday January 30th 2016 in Dutlwe Village in the Takatokwane Constituency.

Defence attorneys accuse state of indecisiveness

27th January 2016

Defence lawyers in the case in which MP for Tati East, Moyo Guma’s company - IRP Transport - is suspected of involvement in a financial offence, have slammed the state of dragging its feet in the investigations against their client.

Who’s your daddy?

27th January 2016

Over the years the term ‘DNA test’ has been received with much animosity. The initial perception was that a paternity test was for men who were refusing to take care of their children and that this test splits families apart and destroys homes.

Kgatwane’s spirit defies adversity

27th January 2016

He has run around the world and has stacks of medals to his name. Meet Tshepo Kgatwane, whose appetite for athletics and competitiveness knows no bounds.

Kothao, 26, the face of youth misery

27th January 2016

Life is so hard for Mosetsanagape Kothao, 26, of Kodibeleng, 25 km east of Shoshong that she fails even to find food for her daughter.

SADC Chief refutes snubbing Press

27th January 2016

SADC Executive Secretary Dr. Stergomena Lawrance - Tax this week defended her secretariat for not releasing a communiqué or briefing the media after last Monday’s Double Troika heads of state summit in Gaborone.

Mogae refuses to be Homophobic

27th January 2016

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTI) community in Botswana has commended former Botswana President Festus Mogae for condemning some of the attitudes of African leaders towards homosexuals.

Bouncy relocates to Asia

27th January 2016

Maureen Maila aka Bouncy in the music business, will soon be jetting off to Asia to start a music career that will potentially see her reach stardom.

Attorney says police bribed witnesses

27th January 2016

Kgosietsile Ngakaage, an attorney representing David Modise, in the murder case of former Fairground Holdings Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mike Montshiwa, has accused the police of bribing witnesses to incriminate his client.

Murder suspect says Police tricked her

22nd January 2016

Murder suspect, Bakang Godisang, who is accused of killing two sisters last month in Block 3 in Gaborone has accused the police of misleading her.

Women eye BCP presidency by 2020

22nd January 2016

Botswana Congress Party (BCP) women through the leadership of the party’s women’s wing are preparing themselves to take the leadership of the party come 2020.


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