Friday, 24 Mar 2017
The ministry of health has commended the Anti Tobbacco Network for its advocacy role which has compelled government to come up with the tobacco control legislation.
Friday, 24 Mar 2017
Government this week pledged its commitment to enhancing efforts in empowering and promoting social inclusion of people with disabilities.
Friday, 24 Mar 2017
The Department of Road Transport and Safety resumes driving practical tests from Monday this coming week.

Latest News

Tuesday, 14 Mar 2017
The government has defended the actions of security agents, who detained and threatened three journalists who were investigating unexplained developments, at President Ian Khama’s holiday home in Mosu last week. It is alleged that the journalists working for Ink Centre for Investigative Journalism, were detained and intimidated with death threats by the agents.
Monday, 13 Mar 2017
The BDP Francistown regional elective congress was temporarily halted over the weekend when party members engaged in fists fight. One party member, Otto Masogo was assaulted by some party members, who are alleged to be MP Ignatius Moswaane’s body guards. Masogo told Gabz Fm news that he was assaulted after he requested that delegates from Monarch North, which is in Francistown West constituency, should not be allowed to vote at the congress because they were not elected properly. Masogo has since reported the matter to Francistown police station.
Monday, 13 Mar 2017
Baemedi Medupi has been elected the new BDP Francistown regional chairperson over the weekend. Medupi defeated specially elected councilor James Kgalajwe by 80 votes against 67. Douglas Letsholathebe is the secretary after defeating Tobokani Kuzani by 87 votes against Kuzani’s 54. Councilor Zibani Benfield was elected the new treasurer while Lesego Kwambala is the Vice Chairperson.
Monday, 13 Mar 2017
BCP National Organizing Secretary, Vain Mamela says UDC leadership is currently discussing the allocation of wards with coalition parties. Addressing a political rally in Francistown over the weekend, Mamela said the leadership is negotiating a formula to use when allocating wards. He pleaded with UDC members to be patient and give the leadership time to finalize the matter adding that an announcement will be made once the negotiations are complete.
Monday, 13 Mar 2017
The health ministry has embarked on a condom re-branding exercise that is aimed at making the Lorato condoms more appealing to the public. The exercise is motivated by concerns from the public in different forums such as the Kgotla expressing varying concerns. Their dissatisfaction was mainly centered on the easy-tearing material and the unpleasant condom scent. H.R officer, H.O.D prevention division in the ministry, Elizabeth Koko said the exercise is aimed at rectifying quality constraints that were experienced by the public before.
Friday, 10 Mar 2017
The Chairperson of the Parliamentary Caucus on Women Botlogile Tshireletso has called on the government to sign the SADC Protocol on Gender with the aim of advancing woman empowerment in Botswana. Botswana and Mauritius are the two countries that have to date signed the SADC Gender Protocol that was agreed and adopted in 2008 with the goal of developing policies that encourage gender equality and equity.
Friday, 10 Mar 2017
Orange Botswana and the country’s most decorated local artist, Vee Mampeezy have entered into an official 1-year brand ambassadorship contract. The agreement sees Vee serve as a key face of the brand going forward. Speaking at the launch yesterday, Orange Botswana CEO, DR Patrick Benon described Vee as an inspirational positive and bold influential figure who is highly respected around the country for his musical talent. He added that their partnership with Vee reaffirms their commitment as Orange Botswana to the local music industry.
Friday, 10 Mar 2017
Ink Centre For Investigative Journalism, INK Founder, Joel Konopo says their detention while investigating unexplained developments at President Ian Khama’s holiday home in Mosu is one of the growing trends of harassment of the private media in Botswana. Konopo and his colleague were detained while on an assignment to Mosu on Wednesday this week. The INK founder says security agents threatened to kill him together with two of his colleagues, Ntibinyane Ntibinyane and Kaombona Kanani.
Friday, 10 Mar 2017
Environment, Natural Resources, Conservation and Tourism Minister, Tshekedi Khama, has called on relevant stakeholders in the tourism industry, to ensure the implementation of models that will encourage the sustainability of tourism in Botswana.
Friday, 10 Mar 2017
Pula Steel Judicial Manager, Vijay Kulya-naraman has appealed to all stakeholders, including creditors, to cooperate with him to ensure that the company resumes operations. Vijay said although Pula Steel faces a number of challenges, conditions for a comeback are favorable, as the steel industry has improved significantly over the past few months. He revealed that Pula Steel is deep in debt, with close to a hundred creditors owed tens of millions of Pula.

Pages