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SADC abruptly stops directors’ job interviews

SADC secretariat executive management led by Dr Stergomena Lawrance- Tax continues to contradict itself in its management practices. In the latest turn of events at the headquarters of the regional economic bloc the secretariat allegedly flouted SADC rules and regulations on the quota system requirement when shortlisting for 12 vacant regional positions which were due for replacement.


26th November 2015

Radio and TV’s coolest ‘It girl’ Petula El’Kindiy

26th November 2015

Petula Khulman (now El’Kindiy) was born in 1988 in Jwaneng and raised in Selebi Phikwe. She remembers that the town was much smaller at that time. “There was a strong sense of community and we were all close knit,” she remembers. Her fondest childhood memories are of family gatherings whether at the cattle post or family fun days at Moruleng Primary School.

Man hospitalised after buffalo attack

26th November 2015

A middle aged man, Taa Xhere of Xharakajoo cattle post in the Nata area, is currently fighting for his life at Nyangabgwe hospital following a vicious attack by a buffalo while he was searching for his donkeys.

Gov’t to pay for funeral costs of 7 dead students

26th November 2015

Government has pledged to release an undisclosed amount to cover the funeral expenses of seven Matsha College students who died on Friday in a road accident, Parliament heard Tuesday.

Inaugural TEDxGaborone oozed inspiration

26th November 2015

TED is an annual event that brings together world’s leading thinkers and doers to share ideas on various disciplines either technology, entertainment, design, science, humanities, or business development.

More funds needed to help little Abian Ntshabele recover

26th November 2015

Abian Abbie Ntshabele, 14, who is suffering from immature terratoma, a rare type of cancer usually diagnosed in girls and young women up to their early 20s is said to be getting stronger despite the upheaval she has to go through because of the many operations she undergoes in the UK.

Journalists grilled on emerging HIV prevention methods

1st January 1970

Centre for Youth of Hope (CEYOHO) in partnership with AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition(AVAC) hosted a workshop to empower journalist in understanding new biomedical HIV prevention methods like Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis and male circumcision. The session, held at Woodlane Hotel on this Friday morning, discussed HIV prevention options and their effectiveness, the role of journalism in shaping HIV policy and practices as well as the importance of research and how it fits in the HIV response amongst others.
Speaking during the workshop, CEYOHO Advocacy Fellow, Kennedy Mupeli acknowledged the quintessential role played by the media in informing the public about HIV/AIDS. "As the voice of the voiceless, you bring to the attention of policy makers issues affecting the nation and contribute in the formulation of solutions – this collaboration is important in the fight against HIV/AIDS,” he said.
CEYOHO) is a non-governmental that targets young people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in Botswana. It provides care and support and educates youth on how to strengthen their ability to live positively with HIV/AIDS. 

Gaborone Mayor pops up the question

1st January 1970

When Gaborone Mayor Kagiso Thutlwe advertised his birthday party, ‘The Mayor’s Birthday Bash’ that was held last Saturday at My Kind of Place, Riverwalk, not many people knew what was on his mind. Perhaps, other than his famous Colgate smile as social media users call it, many were just looking for a night of dance and drinks with him. Those closest to him say he is generally bubbly and a great company.


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