UB students to engage in further violent demonstrations targeting the University bookstore

University of Botswana (UB) students who are protesting over delayed payment of allowances are threatening to strike again today and this time they will be targeting the University bookstore.

9th February 2017


6th February 2017

The Director of the Chinese Charity Association in Botswana, Tiantian Guo says that Botswana and China continue to enjoy good cordial relations.


6th February 2017

Youth Health Organization (YOHO) in collaboration with Maitisong has started an initiative to advocate for numerous human right violations in   Botswana.

Angry BDP youths call for Moswaane’s head

6th February 2017

The outgoing Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Francistown West Youth committee is calling for the expulsion of area Member of Parliament (MP) Ignatius Moswaane from the party, accusing him of de-campaigning the party and belittling the President.

No change in US/Botswana Visa policy

6th February 2017

Government of Botswana has dismissed reports that United States President, Donald Trump has signed an executive order allowing all Batswana nationals to travel to the United States without Visas.

BOPEU’s possible return to BOFEPUSU

6th February 2017

The newly appointed President of Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU), Masego Mogwera will not make any promises about the union affiliating to its former mother-body, Botswana Federation of Public Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU).

UDC, BCP salvage talks, hope for deal

6th February 2017

Leaders of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) and Botswana Congress Party (BCP) met this Monday to thrash out differences that caused a last-minute cancellation of the announcement of a deal last week.

I want my mother’s remains next to mine

6th February 2017

Modise Motshoge, 69, has almost found peace after exhuming his mother’s corpse from Mogoditshane cemetery yesterday to Phomolong cemetery in the suburbs of Phakalane where he also wishes to be buried.

Family tragedy as two kids drown in Moshupa

6th February 2017

A family in Moshupa is mourning the deaths of two children who drowned while playing in a gully on Sunday. Both, aged six and seven, were pupils of Kebonekgotla Primary School. 

The opinionated Ozi F Teddy speaks out

6th February 2017

Love him or hate him, Ted Phaphane, popularly known as Ozi F Teddy in the musical circles, is here to stay.

Advocate Sidney Pilane fires salvo at CoA judges

6th February 2017

Advocate Sidney Pilane yesterday fired a salvo at Court of Appeal judges for what he terms lack of respect for lawyers.


23rd January 2017

A Botswana Prison warder stationed at Gerald Estates, who pleaded for anonymity to avoid possible reprimand, gave an account of what could have possibly aided the escape of the prisoners last week.

‘President’s duty to appoint Judges is ceremonial’ – LSB Counsel

23rd January 2017

Senior Counsel, Alec Freud has told the Court of Appeal that President Ian Khama cannot appoint a judge without the recommendation of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).

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