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Gakutlo residents engaged in fitness boot camp

Resident of Gakutlo Village in the Kweneng district recently   engaged in a fitness boot camp and snake awareness campaign. Fitness Bootcamp Botswana (FBB) coordinated the initiative last weekend. The exercise was meant to sensitize residents on the importance of keeping fit and how to handle cases of snakes in their village.


6th July 2016

Sexual minorities demand fair news coverage

5th July 2016

Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) community have called on the media to help in the protection of their rights in the fight against discrimination and stereotyping in media coverage.

Kgari Sechele teachers live in fear of students

5th July 2016

In the wake of the mayhem that ensued at Kgari Sechele Senior Secondary School last week, it has emerged that teachers at the school live in fear of their students.

Yellowman's fight for albino rights and protection

5th July 2016

Gaborone City councillors have adopted a motion calling for the formulation of a Policy focusing on the protection of people with Albinism.

BEC calls for partnerships in raising the quality of education

29th June 2016

This year’s Annual Excellence Awards ceremony will be staged in Gaborone next week Friday. The Excellence awards, which focuses on the basic education sector comes against the backdrop of continuing weak performance in general education especially at Junior Certificate level.

Another accident hits BCL mine

23rd June 2016

Hardly two weeks after four BCL miners lost their lives, another tragedy struck the troubled Botswana’s copper nickel producer in Selibe Phikwe on Monday night.

Batswana not keen to donate blood

23rd June 2016

Only one percent of the national population donates blood, but research by the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows that about 80 percent of people worldwide will need blood at some point in their life.

Opposition Youth want Julius Malema’s visa listing lifted

23rd June 2016

Botswana’s opposition youth leaders who hold South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema in high esteem want his name removed from the Visa list.

BCW auctioned to highest bidder

23rd June 2016

It never rains but pours for Miss Botswana pageant holder - Botswana Council of Women (BCW).

Manyapetsa offended by the ‘purchased’ tag

23rd June 2016

Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) activist Lotty Manyepetsa has taken a swipe at his former colleague, Tumiso Rakgare, who is the president of the Botswana Congress Party Youth League (BCPYL) for picking him out as a purchased activist.

Engagement: A partner on ‘lay-bye’ or a necessary step before marriage?

23rd June 2016

Lately it has become common for couples to be engaged prior to a marriage. Several years ago, it was largely unheard of but nowadays the trend has gained traction.

Tibone’s suspected robbers denied bail

23rd June 2016

Robbers who broke into the house of former Minister, Charles Tibone and stole goods amounting to thousands of Pula were denied bail again this week for the second time.

Opposition youth manhandle police officers in Sebina

23rd June 2016

Drama unflolded last week Thursday in Sebina Village during the commerations of the African Child Day. Opposition youth inlcuding Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC), Botswana Congress Party (BCP), Botswana Movement for Democray (BMD) youth and their youth league leaders manhandled a team of police officers assigned to offer security at the rally.


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