Thursday, 01 Dec 2016
Story By: Calistus Bosaletswe Pictures By: Calistus Bosaletswe  
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017
Opposition members of parliament say the speaker of parliament is biased, following her decision to exclude Leader of Opposition Duma Boko’s motion yesterday in parliament.
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017
The recent heavy down pours has damaged about 19 houses in Nkage and Senete villages.

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Thursday, 28 Apr 2016
Government has received a 212 Million Pula Cheque, to supplement national budgetary requirements, while BTCL received 250 million for its growth and expansion. The moneys are proceeds made from the selling of the BTCL share in the Initial Public Offering. Speaking at a ceremony to handover the BTCL privatization proceeds this morning, Presidential Affairs Minister, Erick Molale, expressed confidence that utilisation of these funds cumulatively, will go a long way towards facilitating the national needs.
Friday, 15 Apr 2016
Some local butchery owners remain hopeful that the Foot and Mouth Disease FMD test on the buffalo that was spotted in the Ngwaketse area, will come back negative for the survival of their businesses. The buffalo was killed earlier this week by wildlife and police officials, and this has led the Ministry of Agriculture to prohibiting the slaughtering of animals for consumption at weddings, butcheries and funerals, as well as the movement of unpasteurized milk and dairy products in Zone 11.
Friday, 15 Apr 2016
Following the banning of slaughter of cloven hoofed animals in Zone 11, and meat exports, the Botswana Meat Commission, BMC says this will severely impact its revenue streams. The decision to stop meat exports and the slaughter of animals was taken to allow officials to carry out investigations, on whether the African bull buffalo that was discovered in Kanye had traces of Foot and Mouth Disease. BMC Public relations officer, Brian Dioka, noted that the Lobatse plant is the only one in Botswana that supplies the EU market.
Wednesday, 13 Apr 2016
The ministry of Agriculture says it has banned the slaughter of animals for consumption in weddings, butcheries and funerals, following the killing of a buffalo in Kanye by wildlife and police officials. The PS in the ministry, Boipelo Khumomathare says the decision was taken to allow officials to carry out investigations, on whether the African bull buffalo which is a carrier of FMD virus, had traces of Foot and Mouth Disease.
Wednesday, 13 Apr 2016
The Department of Veterinary Service Director, Dr Letlhogile Modisa, says beef export to the European Union and other trading partners, has been suspended with immediate effect. This comes after a buffalo was seen in Zone 11 in the Southern District, which is one of the areas that sells beef to the EU.
Tuesday, 12 Apr 2016
South African airline, Airlink has commenced direct flights between Cape Town and Maun. The service started mid last month and currently operates 5 times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Airlink believes that the opening up of the Cape Town - Maun route is yet another step to providing a globally competitive leisure travel option with Airlink’s network of flights. Airlink also operates daily services to Botswana between Johannesburg and Maun, as well as Johannesburg and Kasane.
Thursday, 07 Apr 2016
Deputy Permanent Secretary Mogomotsi Kaboyamodimo and BancABC Managing Director Jitto Kurian
BancABC yesterday handed over 50 wheelchairs to the the Office of the President for the President’s Charitable Fund. The Bank says that as part of their Corporate Social Investment outreach, which is aligned with their fourth pillar ‘Health and Disability’, the bank handed over 50 wheelchairs intended to help those with mobility impairment to enjoy greater freedom and independence.
Thursday, 07 Apr 2016
Huawei P9 Debuts in London with Dual Camera Lens
Huawei Consumer Business Group yesterday unveiled the much-anticipated Huawei P9 and P9 Plus. Created in collaboration with Leica, the dual-lens P9 sets a new standard in smartphone photography. The exclusive launch event was held at London’s Battersea Evolution,
Thursday, 07 Apr 2016
Government is to look beyond South Africa to import maize and sorghum. Agriculture Minister, Patrick Ralotsia says this is due to poor yields expected from farmers during the current season. He says late and erratic rains and heat wave has affected crop production. The minister says to address this harvest deficit, Botswana is considering to import maize and sorghum overseas. Meanwhile, South Africa which has been exporting agricultural products to Botswana will also be importing maize.
Thursday, 07 Apr 2016
Business Botswana Vice President, North, Palalani Moitlhobogi, says the closure of a number of businesses in Selebi Phikwe underlines the danger of relying solely on the BCL mine, to keep the town going. In an interview with Gabz FM News, Moitlhobogi, said many Phikwe companies are experiencing cash flow problems, due to late payment or nonpayment by BCL, and a number have been forced to close.

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