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Families of deceased students hurt by Facebook photos

Facebook users are urged to be sensitive when it comes to posting photos of dead people before their families have been informed. This follows a recent horrific incident involving a truck accident that killed seven Matsha College students and left others in a critical condition.


27th November 2015

Maele steps up land repossession crusade

27th November 2015

Prince Maele – the Minister of Lands and Housing - waxed lyrical before the special full Council meeting of the  Francistown City Council on Friday that President Ian Khama had commended him for reclaiming undeveloped land for reallocation.

Mathangwane’s ‘fallen cloud’: A bad omen or lucky charm?

27th November 2015

The jury is still out in the usually sleepy village of Mathangwane, outside Francistown, where multitudes gathered last Friday to see a ‘cloud’ that had literally fallen from the sky the previous day.

The Deaf Community encouraged to interact

26th November 2015

It has been established that deaf pupils learn and grow better in an environment where they can interact with other colleagues and the rest of the community on a daily basis.

Prosecutor says Guma’s lawyers delaying case

26th November 2015

The state prosecutor in a corruption case against transport Company - IRB Transport - owned by Member of Parliament for Tati East, Moyo Guma, has accused the defence lawyers of delaying the completion of the investigations.

Gaborone youth rap MYSC, CEDA

26th November 2015

Gaborone based youth have singled out the turnaround time for funding of their projects and the lack of attention to the Arts by the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture (MYSC) as the main hindrances they face. This emerged during an interactive session between the MYSC minister, Thapelo Olopeng and Gaborone based youth at the National Youth Centre in Gaborone. Senwelo Mere, a tailor who specialises in curtain making, complained that her application for funding has never been responded to.

Queen Esther says Sunday is not true day of worship

26th November 2015

Unapologetic as ever, Her Majesty Queen Esther, the Prophetess of the Most High, Elijah III has condemned the State for aiding and abetting “treason against God” by making people go to work on the Sabbath (Saturday).

SADC abruptly stops directors’ job interviews

26th November 2015

SADC secretariat executive management led by Dr Stergomena Lawrance- Tax continues to contradict itself in its management practices. In the latest turn of events at the headquarters of the regional economic bloc the secretariat allegedly flouted SADC rules and regulations on the quota system requirement when shortlisting for 12 vacant regional positions which were due for replacement.

Radio and TV’s coolest ‘It girl’ Petula El’Kindiy

26th November 2015

Petula Khulman (now El’Kindiy) was born in 1988 in Jwaneng and raised in Selebi Phikwe. She remembers that the town was much smaller at that time. “There was a strong sense of community and we were all close knit,” she remembers. Her fondest childhood memories are of family gatherings whether at the cattle post or family fun days at Moruleng Primary School.

Man hospitalised after buffalo attack

26th November 2015

A middle aged man, Taa Xhere of Xharakajoo cattle post in the Nata area, is currently fighting for his life at Nyangabgwe hospital following a vicious attack by a buffalo while he was searching for his donkeys.

Gov’t to pay for funeral costs of 7 dead students

26th November 2015

Government has pledged to release an undisclosed amount to cover the funeral expenses of seven Matsha College students who died on Friday in a road accident, Parliament heard Tuesday.

Inaugural TEDxGaborone oozed inspiration

26th November 2015

TED is an annual event that brings together world’s leading thinkers and doers to share ideas on various disciplines either technology, entertainment, design, science, humanities, or business development.

More funds needed to help little Abian Ntshabele recover

26th November 2015

Abian Abbie Ntshabele, 14, who is suffering from immature terratoma, a rare type of cancer usually diagnosed in girls and young women up to their early 20s is said to be getting stronger despite the upheaval she has to go through because of the many operations she undergoes in the UK.


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