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Sat 30 Aug 2014, 16:08 pm
The prime minister of Lesotho, Thomas Thabane has fled to South Africa, alleging a coup by the army and saying his life is in danger.
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 15:10 pm
The Glasgow Commonwealth Games and Nanjing Youth Olympic teams arrive tomorrow in the country after a mission, which yielded three medals.
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 15:13 pm
Three nations, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe join hosts Botswana for the girls’ Under-19 40 over tournament, which starts today in Gaborone.
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 15:17 pm
Botswana Table Tennis Association (BTTA) president Thebe Selema will not seek re-election when affiliates vote at the end of their Annual General Meeting (AGM) tonight at...
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28 August 2014
The executive secretary of Botswana Democratic Party Sechele...
28 August 2014
Air Botswana (AB) has downplayed a Tuesday incident in which...
28 August 2014
Local businessman Bissau Gaobakwe was yesterday briefly arra...
28 August 2014
The Gaborone High Court will decide on September 9 whether E...
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28 August 2014
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Thu 28 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
The executive secretary of Botswana Democratic Party Sechele Sechele was forced to pack his bags and leave an ongoing congress in Palapye, as angry delegates jeered at hi...
Thu 28 Aug 2014, 06:00 am
Air Botswana (AB) has downplayed a Tuesday incident in which its Johannesburg bound aircraft was forced to land at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport just 20 minutes...
Thu 28 Aug 2014, 06:00 am
Local businessman Bissau Gaobakwe was yesterday briefly arraigned before Extension Two magistrate court on threat to kill charges.
Thu 28 Aug 2014, 06:00 am
The Gaborone High Court will decide on September 9 whether Elijah Katse irregularly filed a case to be reinstated as Tlokweng parliamentary candidate by the Botswana Demo...
Business
Thu 28 Aug 2014, 06:00 am
This year’s annual Consumer Fair has attracted 512 exhibitors with and 24 participants coming from 10 foreign countries including, China, Japan, Pakistan, Namibia, Nigeri...
Thu 28 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
BeMOBILE has assigned its infrastructure expansion project to Swedish multinational, Ericsson, in a deal estimated to be worth 9.4 million Euros (P110.5 million). The pro...
Wed 27 Aug 2014, 12:54 pm
Canadian firm, Galane Gold has entered into a secured $5 million (P44 million) loan facility and gold prepayment agreement with Samsung C&T U.K. Limited.
Wed 27 Aug 2014, 12:54 pm
Botswana can use the recently signed landmark Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) deal between SADC and the European Union (EU) to attract Foreign Direct Investment (FDI...
Sport
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 15:19 pm
Despite a P2 million partnership and recruitment of new players, Extension Gunners’ machine is still spluttering. Loyal but long suffering Gunners fans thought the team h...
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 15:47 pm
The Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) was scheduled to meet last night to discuss the fate of former world 400m champion, Amantle Montsho who is provisionally suspende...
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 15:10 pm
The Glasgow Commonwealth Games and Nanjing Youth Olympic teams arrive tomorrow in the country after a mission, which yielded three medals.
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 15:13 pm
Three nations, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe join hosts Botswana for the girls’ Under-19 40 over tournament, which starts today in Gaborone.
Lifestyle
Thu 28 Aug 2014, 06:00 am
German house DJ Ralf Gum will bring his magic to the turntables when he plays at the We Beachuana festival on September 29 at the Serowe stadium.
Thu 28 Aug 2014, 06:00 am
The eighth installment of Dithubaruba Cultural Festival, which celebrates Bakwena culture and heritage, is scheduled for September 6, 2014 at Ntsweng (the old village sit...
Thu 28 Aug 2014, 06:00 am
Local rappers are pleading with the corporate world to appreciate and embrace local hip hop by giving them endorsements and sponsorships, as is the case in neighbouring c...
Thu 28 Aug 2014, 06:00 am
The stage is set for the second edition of Miss Teen Universe Botswana billed for Saturday at Westwood International School in Gaborone. The judges will select Botswana’s...
Opinion & Analysis
Thu 28 Aug 2014, 06:00 am
The European Union Delegation to Botswana and SADC wishes to announce that Ambassador Gerard McGovern will be completing his assignment in the country at the end of Augus...
Wed 27 Aug 2014, 14:44 pm
Dear Brothers and Sisters, the faithful and all people of good will,
Fri 22 Aug 2014, 11:28 am
The BCP has followed with baited breath news about the spread Ebola in West Africa as the spreads. In this global village the possibility of a world epidemic arising from...
Fri 22 Aug 2014, 11:29 am
This past week The Business Weekly and Review published a story detailing a leaked plan of assassinations in this country.
Features
Fri 29 Aug 2014, 11:45 am
All of us at the United States Embassy warmly welcome home the 15 outstanding Batswana Mandela Washington Fellows! These talented young leaders, all representative of Bo...
Wed 27 Aug 2014, 14:53 pm
This is one of the National Museum’s notices at the old Bonnington Farm. It is only one sentence long but this is enough for the Museum to make no less than three factual...
Tue 26 Aug 2014, 13:52 pm
From the first edition in August 1984 which carried a simple business story on co-operatives, Mmegi’s coverage of economic and financial news has grown in leaps and bounc...
Tue 26 Aug 2014, 13:12 pm
This is an edited version of an address by VICE PRESIDENT DR PONATSHEGO KEDIKILWE at the inaugural Francistown Investment Forum recently
World
Sat 30 Aug 2014, 16:08 pm
The prime minister of Lesotho, Thomas Thabane has fled to South Africa, alleging a coup by the army and saying his life is in danger.
Mon 25 Aug 2014, 10:00 am
The Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed that an outbreak of haemorrhagic fever in the north of the country has been identified as Ebola.
Fri 22 Aug 2014, 11:00 am
One of the US aid workers who recovered from an Ebola infection is "thrilled to be alive" as he and another patient are discharged from hospital.
Wed 20 Aug 2014, 07:00 am
The Islamic State militant group has released a video online purporting to show the beheading of US journalist James Foley, missing since 2012.
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