University of Botswana (UB) students today (Friday) engaged in a strike lead by   members of the Student Representative Council (SRC). 

19th August 2016

Woman charged with possession of foreign currency granted bail

19th August 2016

A 38 year old  Kanye woman  charged  with   possession of  fake  currency  was  lucky  to  be  granted   bail  by the  Francistown  Magistrate  court this  week. Annah Ndjirayano who was found in possession of 100 US dollars fake notes on the 20th of October last year.


19th August 2016

A 17-year-old schoolboy was killed earlier this week following an altercation with another student.

The   incident occurred on 18th August during morning studies at Mokgalo Junior Secondary School in the Central district village of Lecheng.  The deceased is believed to have had a misunderstanding over name calling with a 15-year-old student before a fight ensued.

According to a statement from the Ministry of Education and Skills Development, the 15 years old student used a sharp object to kill the other boy.  “The incident was reported to the Regional Officer in Serowe as well as the police. 

BCP vows to stop Khama

19th August 2016

The President of Botswana Congress Party (BCP), Dumelang Saleshando says they are going to petition President Ian Khama not to sign the recently passed controversial bill on electronic voting.

Enraged youth vow to fight back

19th August 2016

Following the dramatic turn of events in which police beat some unemployed youth and detained others, the members of Unemployment Movement have cautioned the police that they will retaliate if they continue to harass them.

BOT50 pays Somizi Mhlongo half a million pula for two days’ job

19th August 2016

Local artists say they feel insulted by the BOT50 celebrations’ organisers after a well-known South African chorographer and Idols judge Somizi Mhlongo allegedly pocketed close to half a million pula in only two days for teaching Batswana dancers some dance moves using Vee, Charma Gal and Culture Spears’ songs.

Catholics regional bishops meet in Gaborone

19th August 2016

The Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference (SACBC) is in Gaborone for aweek-long plenary conference which began on the 10th ending today (Wednesday).

BDP on warpath against Tawana Moremi

19th August 2016

Maun West Member of Parliament Tawana Moremi was an angry man last week as he retreated to his constituency at the close of the winter session of Parliament

Beauty queen aims to empower deaf women in society

16th August 2016

Local beauty queen, Kemmonye Keraetswe, has made Botswana proud after being recently crowned Second Princess Miss Deaf Africa at a competition held in South Africa.

Motswagae is the fairest of them all after winning the 2016 Miss Interbanks crown

16th August 2016

Botswana Building Society (BBS) employee, Mphoentle Motswagae, was crowned Miss Inter Banks 2016-2017 after beating other 16 contestants   in Gaborone over the weekend.


15th August 2016

Former Big Brother Africa contestant Kaone Ramontshonyana lost himself in the hype of fame in 2009, but he is glad to have turned the corner from his dirty life. “I was unconsciously addicted to sex, masturbation, marijuana and alcohol.

Gynaecologist warns obese women against the Patch

15th August 2016

Overweight or obese women are warned against using the recently introduced contraceptive patch as they risk developing potentially fatal blood clots.

This is 13-year old Kelebogile Kebafitlhetse’s story

15th August 2016

Kelebogile Kebafitlhetse was not only born into poverty, but as the eldest child in her homestead, the 13-year-old student at Mmanaana Junior School in Moshupa has to fend for her three siblings and an incapacitated mother.

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