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Tlokweng residents already decided

The gloves are off in Tlokweng, and the parliamentary by-election race to replace fallen giant Same Bathobakae has just got nastier.
There was shock last week when former Specially Elected MP Shirley Segokgo announced her candidacy as an Independent Candidate to battle the already known adversaries Elijah Katse of the ruling party and Masego Segokgo of the main opposition in Parliament.


2nd May 2017

Kuke village joins the worldwide web

2nd May 2017

Kuke-based Mascom Kitsong Centre Award winner, Badiredi Mokwena is working around the clock to change the area’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) landscape by targeting the youth.

Opposition bashes BDP in Tlokweng

2nd May 2017

The latest entrant in the Tlokweng Constituency parliamentary by-election, former Specially-Elected Member of Parliament (MP) Shirley Segokgo, is a bosom friend of President Ian Khama, says former ruling party MPs Pono Moatlhodi and Wynter Mmolotsi.

13-year jail term for murderer

2nd May 2017

Francistown High Court, Judge, Phadi Solomon has sentenced Chebukani Chikunda to 13 years in prison for stabbing Coleman Nkomo to death in 2012 in Nswazwi Village following a drinking spree.

Gaborone teenagers group sex – continued

2nd May 2017

Having the ‘birds and bees’ talk with your children may be uncomfortable and embarrassing, but it is possibly one of the most life affirming tasks for parents in the modern world.

Plan to reduce medication error deaths unveiled

25th April 2017

Until the age of 16 in 2004, Sekgabo Maruping was a normal child doing Form 3 at Tshegetsang CJSS in Molepolole, her home village. Yet when she graduated at senior secondary school five years later, she did so as a special needs student – because she had become completely deaf.

Kokorwe has no backbone - Boko

25th April 2017

Members of Parliament have expressed mixed views on the performance of the just ended Budget session. During the session, MPs were usually fighting over lack of quorum, attitude by colleagues towards others, abuse of the house by the speaker and executive and unsatisfactory answering of questions by ministers among others.

We’ve failed Batswana – MPs admit

25th April 2017

Members of Parliament have expressed mixed views on the performance of the just ended Budget session.During the session, MPs were usually fighting over lack of quorum, attitude by colleagues towards others, abuse of the house by the speaker and executive and unsatisfactory answering of questions by ministers among others.

Water tariffs to be increased

25th April 2017

Imposed water restrictions in Gaborone and surrounding areas remain in force, Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) Chief Executive Officer, Mmetla Masire has said.

I fear journalists - Robert Masitara

25th April 2017

Former Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) legislator for Gaborone West North Robert Masitara has fingered local journalists for his deafening silence in his campaign for the BDP chairmanship position in the Central Committee elections slated for July in Tonota.

A normal life with Haemophilia is possible

25th April 2017


Bubbly and undeterred by a genetic blood condition that predisposes him to frequent bleeding, James Nkomo still exudes oodles of a positive spirit.
He has since found a way to live life fully with haemophilia, a condition he was diagnosed with when he was only one year old. Born in Maitengwe, Nkomo remembers outgrowing his mother’s and grandmother’s laps to explore the exciting world around him.

Target 20 000 Programme suspended

18th April 2017

The mess experienced at Target 20 000 initiative has resulted in the suspension of the programme, Assistant Minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology Fidelis Molao has said.

BDP deserves to be punished - Mangole

18th April 2017

Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) Secretary General Gilbert Mangole says Tlokweng has never been a priority for government.
Mangole stated that Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) MPs have indicated that the reason why the party leader Ian Khama was delaying to sign a writ of election for Tlokweng by-election, was because the constituency was not a priority. Speaking during a political rally at Kgale Farms in the Tlokweng Constituency on Sunday, Mangole revealed that the BDP MPs stated that they are busy with Parliament business and there is no how the writ could be issued while Parliament was still sitting.


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