Monday, 26 Jun 2017
Botswana Telecommunication Corporation has relocated its service centre from KB mall to Railparl Mall as part of its strategy to better serve and enhance its customer’ experience.
Monday, 26 Jun 2017
Former South African President Thabo Mbeki says with the passing of Masire, the African continent has lost a humble giant whose exemplary life has made all of us proudly African.
Monday, 26 Jun 2017
Tributes have continued to pour in for the late former President Sir Ketumile Masire.

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BTC revamps stores to better enhance customer experience

Botswana Telecommunication Corporation has relocated its service centre from KB mall to Railparl Mall as part of its strategy to better serve and enhance its customer’ experience.

BTC Managing Director, Anthony Masunga says the move is part of a broader strategy that is aimed at improving customer service experience offering innovative products.

The corporation says it is responding to demands of the consumer by giving them access to the world through product offerings such as 4G.

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World leaders send their condolences to the Masire family

Former South African President Thabo Mbeki says with the passing of Masire, the African continent has lost a humble giant whose exemplary life has made all of us proudly African.

Mbeki says Sir Ketumile played a critical and courageous role in the struggle for the liberation of South Africa from the shackles of the apartheid system.

He continued to say Masire belonged among that eminent cohort of African leaders who served their countries and the rest of Africa with great honesty, integrity and humility.

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Masire family reportedly clash with Khama over the funeral dates

Reports claim the family of the late former President Sir Ketumile Masire clashed with President Ian Khama over the funeral date of the statesman.

Mmegi Monitor newspaper quotes former President Festus Mogae as saying the family had wanted to bury the 91 year-old on Saturday but Khama said he will be away at the Race for Rhinos event on that day.

Mogae told the paper that Khama had suggested Monday July 3, but Thursday was the compromise the day.

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Former President, Masire to be buried next week

The late former President Sir Ketumile Masire will be accorded a state funeral and will be laid to rest on Thursday next week in Kanye.

The 91-year-old passed away late last night at Bokamoso Private Hospital in Gaborone.

His foundation says he died peacefully at 10 past 10, surrounded by his family.

Government spokesperson Dr Jeff Ramsay says a memorial service will also be held in Gaborone on Wednesday, at a time and venue still to be decided.

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Khama declares 3 days of national mourning

President Ian Khama has declared 3 days of national mourning, starting today in remembrance of former President Sir Ketumile Masire.

The presidency says flags shall remain flying at half-mast during the time of mourning, while books of condolences will remain open at Parliament, all District and Sub-District Headquarters, and at all Botswana diplomatic missions abroad.

meanwhile, suspended BMD leader Ndaba Gaolathe has paid tribute to the late former President Sir Ketumile Masire.

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Tributes continue to pour for the former President, Masire.

Scores of Batswana have paid tribute to the former President Sir Ketumile Quett Joni Masire.

Some say the best way to collectively honour his memory is to protect and continue to nurture that which he and his contemporaries built in this country.

Others are saying he has lived a long significant life, and that he will surely rest in peace, “Go well Ntate Masire”.

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The nation mourns the death of Sir Ketumile Masire

Former President Sir Ketumile Quett Joni Masire

The nation is mourning the death of beloved former President Sir Ketumile Quett Joni Masire, who passed away late last night.

In a statement, the Sir Ketumile Masire Foundation and the Masire family says he died peacefully at Bokamoso Private Hospital surrounded by his family at 10 past 10.

The Foundation has thanked well-wishers and friends from near and far, for their prayers, thoughts and comforting messages of support during this difficult time.

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Calls made for govt to release refugees at a Francistown centre

The Chairman of refugees sheltered at Dukwi refugee camp, Bhekimpilo Weza, has appealed to the government, to release their colleagues who are still detained at the Francistown Center for illegal immigrants.

Speaking during the commemoration of the world refugee day in Dukwi on Tuesday, Weza, said their colleagues at the centre have overstayed and therefore all stakeholders involved should be engaged to find a lasting solution.

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Gantsi murder case re-scheduled for mitigation

A case involving two Gantsi men convicted of murder, arson, malicious damage to property, abduction and robbery, was this morning re-scheduled to June 28 for mitigation.

The case briefly appeared before the substantive judge, Godfrey Radijeng today since the judge handling the case justice Abednego Tafa was not present in court to hear the accused persons’ mitigation.

The duo, 31-year-old Tshiamo Kgalalelo and 27-year old Mmika Mpe, were on May 18 found guilty of the offence of robbery.

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Former employees start vacating BCL houses

Scores of former BCL employees will now have to start vacating company houses from October this year, as the houses make part of the assets that are to be disposed of as part of the liquidation process.

BCL Provisional Liquidator Nigel Dixon-Warren, told Gabz FM news that he has given the mineworkers a rent-free lease period of 12 months, which ends in October.

He said at the time, he had hoped that by now he would have a clear picture of what will happen to the company, but it remains unclear.

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