Thero the think tank who never realised his dream

One of the most difficult assignments I ever had in my over two decades of journalistic practice was having to write an obituary of one of the greatest sporting personalities and think tanks this country has ever had, Thero Gaadingwe who was buried last Friday in Gaborone.

15th February 2016

Don’t make a baby if you can’t support it - Masisi

9th February 2016

Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi has sent a strong message to would-be young parents to be ready for the responsibility that comes with child birth if they intend to take the plunge.

Only 8 farmers planted in Kubung

9th February 2016

Chairman for the Mogoditshane/Thamaga Sub Council, Duncan Ramasiagopana has expressed concern over the low number of farmers in his region who planted their fields during the ploughing season.

Botswana least corrupt country

9th February 2016

Botswana has for the 21st year in a row, been cited as the least corrupt country in Africa by the Transparency International (TI) Corruption Perception Index (CPI) released on Wednesday.

I can relate to how far we have come

9th February 2016

Dorcas Makgato, former Minister of Trade and now Minister of Health was born on 5th January 1966. This past weekend in Gaborone she celebrated her 50th birthday in a major way, holding nothing back. This 50th milestone meant a lot to her, it reminded her of the past and a time which she says was filled with ‘nothingness’.  

Matsha students unhappy with counselling boot camp

9th February 2016

Government through the Ministry of Education and Skills Development has enrolled Matsha Students who were involved in a car accident last year into a Boot Camp for six months at Molepolole College of Education (MCE).

The sky is the limit for Lesetedi

8th February 2016

Standing at 1.8 metres tall Lesedi Lesetedi, is not just a towering lady, but has brains to match. These qualities have enabled her to conquer the world and become a true ambassador of both this country and the women fraternity.

Beware of false prophets - Moruti Lesole

8th February 2016

Christians have been warned to be on the look out for businessmen parading as men of God. During a recent interview with The Midweek Sun, retired Pastor Lesole Lesole of Pentecost Holiness Church in Kanye said that Batswana should focus on the true gospel of Christ that focuses on salvation and stop running after miracles, healing and prophecies.

No show for accused court official

8th February 2016

The Principal Bench Clerk in the Administration of Justice in Francistown, Patrick Gaborekwe, who is accused of stealing criminal dockets belonging to two convicted rapists, failed to appear before Regional Magistrate Mathaka Masilo on Friday.

Speaker apologises for technical glitch

3rd February 2016

Journalists had a shock of their careers at Monday’s Budget hearing in Parliament when their Press Gallery experienced a total shutout from the proceedings.

Lesotho PM Mosisili fails SADC deadline

3rd February 2016

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.

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.

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