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Car brake fluid used to spike drinks during beer binges

An investigation by the Midweek Sun around Francistown has established that petty criminals more especially school drop-outs use car brake fluid on unsuspecting victims during alcohol drinking binges in various bars in the townships of Francistown.


16th May 2016

Chobe National Park strives to reduce congestion

16th May 2016

The Department of Wildlife and National Parks has come up with a strategy that will help to reduce congestion, protect the environment, and enhance wilderness experience in the Chobe National Park and to promote professional guiding.

Enough is enough

16th May 2016

A certain group of men and women dubbed #Ishallnotforget have requested society at large to come together as ‘Women and men against all sexual abuse of children’.

Botswana signs Paris Agreement for Climate Change

16th May 2016

Botswana has joined 174 countries to become a signatory to the Paris Agreement that aims to stop climate change in the future.

Donkey milk soap a big hit

9th May 2016

A high demand for fresh donkey milk locally has given birth to a new product in the form of bathing soaps of varying flavours which have become a hit across the country.

25 Matsha students suspended

9th May 2016

It never rains but pours at Matsha College.

BDF arsonist granted bail

9th May 2016

Magistrate Dumisani Basupi last week Friday granted 33 year old Guidance and Counselling teacher at Pandagala Community Junior School in Tutume, Bonno Ikanyeng bail pending appeal.

F’town tycoon eager to adopt Ikhutseng P/School

9th May 2016

A Francistown entrepreneur Geuncheo Chang, a South Korean national popularly known as ‘’Tau” has fallen in love with government’s ‘adopt a school’ initiative and is prepared to adopt Ikhutseng Primary School indefinitely.

Herbalist claims HIV/AIDS cure

1st March 2016

A female herbalist in Palapye, Nnuku Gladys Malebo has discovered an HIV/AIDS medicinal plant, which she is refusing to show to officials of the Ministry of Health.

The burden of financing healthcare

1st March 2016

Recent analysis of Botswana’s health financing landscape indicates that about P8.6 billion will be needed in 2016 to finance healthcare services.

Masire hits back at critics

1st March 2016

Former President Sir Ketumile Masire this week wiggled out of his cocoon from the comfort of his Government House in Extension 11 in Gaborone to defend his integrity against a series of attacks that he feels are calculated to belittle him.

Unions’ power struggle stalls salary talks

1st March 2016

The Judge President of the Industrial Court Tebogo Maruping has urged trade unions to focus more on the welfare of their members rather than being involved in power struggles.

Ramotswa Aquifer to benefit Botswana, South Africa

1st March 2016

Ramotswa Aquifer project is set to support a long-term joint vision and cooperation on the shared groundwater resources of the upper Limpopo region where Botswana and South Africa potentially share significant and valuable fresh underground water resources.


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