Student riots persist at Botho University

Student riots continue to plaque Botho University main campus in Gaborone. The recent student demonstration took place on Monday afternoon. The student’s riots   at Botho follows last month’s protests over book allowances and accreditation of courses offered by the institution.

7th March 2017

We run accredited courses- Botho college

7th March 2017

In the wake the recent boycott of classes and a demonstration against book allowances and ‘unaccredited’ courses at Botho University, the university management has recently argued that their institution runs with approved programs.

Vee Mampeezy stuns Africa

3rd March 2017

Not many people had predicted our very own Odirile Sento aka ‘Vee Mampeezy’ to walk away with the One Africa Award, Metro FM awards’ only international category.

Debswana mines football talent alongside diamonds

3rd March 2017

The top three executives of Debswana diamond mining teams of Orapa United and Jwaneng Galaxy are exhilarated.

Reusable menstrual cup is a woman’s best friend

3rd March 2017

Sanitary pads and tampons are what women turn to during their monthly menstrual cycle. However, a relatively new concept is slowly finding takers.

Dr. Butale calls for enquiry on education crisis

3rd March 2017

Member of Parliament for Gaborone Central Dr Phenyo Butale has called for an Independent Commission of Enquiry into the plummeting education results.

The judiciary is in paralysis –Adv. Alec Freud

3rd March 2017

There is no way an appeal by Court of Appeal judges that have been declared unconstitutional can be heard because there is no one who will convene such a panel, Manual Workers Union, Senior Counsel Advocate, Alec Freud from South Africa has argued.

Dineo unearths human remains in Sebina

3rd March 2017

Tropical storm “Dineo” which killed several people in Mozambique subsequently destroying roads and buildings in different parts of Botswana leaving other people without a roof over their heads, has apparently unearthed two human remains in Sebina Village.

Dow wages war against drug use in schools

3rd March 2017

The Minister of Basic Education, Unity Dow says that rampant indiscipline and drug abuse contribute to students’ declining academic results.

My Star proves to be as popular as ever

28th February 2017

This past weekend marked the eagerly anticipated launch of My Star Season 11, which saw multitudes of people flocking to the Gaborone International School hall to witness the   return of the popular singing talent show.

Japanese government comes to the rescue of McCarthy’s rust primary school in the Kgalagadi district

27th February 2017

The Japanese has   granted 76 175 USD to the Tsabong sub district council for the   construction  of a classroom block at McCarthy’s Rust primary school    located in the remote rural area within the Kgalagadi area.

Gothaang’s untimely death leaves a gaping hole at Gunners

27th February 2017

The late Extension Gunners chairman Phenyo Gothaang who perished in a car accident over the weekend clearly left a gaping hole at the Peleng team

Ministry of Immigration closes five border posts due to flash floods

23rd February 2017

The Ministry of National Immigration and Gender Affairs this week announced that five  Botswana border   posts have been temporarily closed due to   recurring flash floods that have affected most parts of the country.

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