Mmatli’s backyard under BDP siege

Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) Policy Director Dr. Tlamelo Mmatli is a man under siege in his parliamentary constituency – Molepolole South - where he admits the ruling party is eating into his membership.

1st November 2016

Women with disabilities fault the country’s constitution

1st November 2016

Women with disabilities face more problems navigating everyday life and are especially vulnerable to abuse and discrimination, but too often their accounts are ignored or dismissed, said disability activist, Boikhutso Majang.


31st October 2016

The first ever Eco couture fashion show by Zero Waste Bw, unearthed a stellar talent from the local designers at the Phakalane Golf Estate on Thursday. The creative fashion designers employed the use of waste material   to create   a runway   adventure.

A third of African elephants have been wiped out due to ivory poaching between 2007 and 2014- A recent survey has shown

31st October 2016

Recent statistics released by the Great Elephant Census, a three year long survey conducted across the African continent, revealed that nearly a third of the continent’s largest elephants had been wiped out between 2007 and 2014, predominantly due to poaching for ivory. 

Nata Senior Secondary school hit by severe water shortage

27th October 2016

Nata Senior Secondary School is reported to be in a severe water shortage crisis. This dire situation has allegedly prevailed for the past two weeks

Reusable sanitary pads hit local market

21st October 2016

Many teenage girls, especially in rural areas, have often found it difficult to access sanitary pads. Where accessible however, the girls have found them to be expensive, leading to some girls in such areas opting to habitually stay at home while on their periods.

BMD activists now retrace steps back to BDP

21st October 2016

More members from Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) are said to be on their way to joining the ruling party.

The horror of sexual abuse in the home

21st October 2016

Besides learning that your child has died, or is dying, there probably can be nothing more devastating to a parent than hearing your daughter was a victim of sexual abuse. It could be even more distressing to learn that it was at the hands of a trusted relative or acquaintance.

Drugs, Satanism and sex orgies: the new normal at Moshupa Snr. Sec.

17th October 2016

Just how to deal with the wave of ongoing violence, drug trafficking gangs and wild sex orgies riddling Moshupa Senior Secondary School was top of the agenda at a meeting held at the village kgotla on Monday morning.

Botswana Railways loses P15m in passenger train accident

17th October 2016

The Botswana Railways passenger train, BR Express, is expected to resume normal duty today after the disruption to its schedule occasioned by a rail crash that took place just before midnight on Monday.

Bokamoso embarks on open heart surgery

17th October 2016

In what will be a landmark achievement for Botswana’s healthcare, Bokamoso Private Hospital has embarked on an open heart surgery project that is set to benefit both locals and non-citizens alike.

Poor sight pensioners to receive free eye care

17th October 2016

The Mercy Hand Foundation (MHF) has partnered with Optical Centre to conduct eye examinations and donate eyeglasses to pensioners in Moshupa, many of whom have to put up with poor eyesight because they cannot afford to buy spectacles.

We did not fail, says BCL boss, Dr. Fichani

17th October 2016

BCL Board Chairman Dr Khaulani Fichani says his board and management did all they could to help keep the mine out of the red. Dr Fichani, a replacement of  Dr Akolang Tombale who resigned earlier this year, said his team and the management were committed in ensuring that the mine does not find itself where it is today.

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