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2017-01-17 BCP Woos Voters Ahead of Saturday Poll
[Botswana Daily News] Palapye -The opposition Botswana Congress Party (BCP) launched Mr Area Gabathuse as their candidate for Boikago/Madiba ward bye election this coming Saturday (January 21).

2017-01-17 Botswana Cops Launch Manhunt After 15 Zimbabweans Escape Jail
[News24Wire] Police in Botswana have launched a manhunt for 15 Zimbabwean fugitives who escaped from a prison in Francistown on Saturday after destroying the prison fence with manhole cover.

2017-01-16 Repatriation Talks At Advanced Stage
[New Era] Windhoek -Talks between the Namibian and Botswana governments are at an advanced stage to repatriate over 250 Ovaherero and Ovambanderu living in Botswana who have shown a willingness to return to their country of origin Namibia.

2017-01-16 Tshireletso Lives,Walks Poetry
[Botswana Daily News] Shoshong -The notion that the whole art of poetry is to say what cannot be ordinarily said accurately describes 32-years-old Shoshong based poignant Setswana poet, Boitumelo Tshireletso's art.

2017-01-16 Masisi Visits Japan
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Vice President Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi left January 15 for a five-day official visit to Japan at the invitation of the Japanese government.

2017-01-16 Maphorisa Commends Phikwe Leadership
[Botswana Daily News] Selebi Phikwe -Directorate of Public Service Management (DPSM) director, Ms Ruth Maphorisa has commended the Selebi-Phikwe leadership and the town council for a 'splendid' job in implementing government programmes such as the Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP).

2017-01-16 Xaixai Hails Khama
[Botswana Daily News] Xaixai -Kgosi Nxuka Xishee of Xaixai has thanked President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama for his spirit of giving.

2017-01-13 Mabeo Commits to Working With Labour Unions
[Botswana Daily News] Molepolole -Minister of Employment, Labour Productivity and Skills Development, Mr Tshenolo Mabeo has expressed his wish to engage with labour unions on issues relating to the welfare of public officers.

2017-01-11 Kasi 50 Music Festival to Revive Night Life
[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -The hugely successful maiden hosting of the Kasi 50 Music Festival on the December 31 at Liquor Bars in Francistown has prompted the organisers to turn the festival into an annual event.

2017-01-11 Trial of Bozwana's Alleged Killers to Continue
[News24Wire] The trial of three men accused of killing North West businessman Wandile Bozwana is expected to resume in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

2017-01-10 Women Representation Lagging Behind
[Botswana Daily News] Kasane -Chobe district is lagging behind in the representation of women in key decision making positions especially on the political front.

2017-01-09 Vision 2036 Charts Path for Nation
[Botswana Daily News] Selebi Phikwe -The former Vice President, Dr Ponatshego Kedikilwe has called on Batswana to familiarise themselves with the Vision 2036 document and pillars.

2017-01-09 Newspaper Editor Faces Two-Year Jail Sentence On Archaic Charge of Sedition
[Daily Maverick] While the recently released biopic A United Kingdom dramatising the love affair between Botswana's first president Seretse Khama and his wife-to-be, Ruth Williams, has blipped the country back onto international media radar, Outsa Mokone, editor and publisher of the Sunday Standard, one of Botswana's few independent newspapers, faces a two year jail sentence for "sedition" while senior reporter, Edgar Tsimane, has been forced into exile in South Africa. Their crime? Reporting on a late-night car accident i

2017-01-09 Crime Rate Worries MP
[Botswana Daily News] Bobonong -MP for Bobonong has expressed worry that crime in the constituency has escalated during festive season mainly due to the extension of liquor trading hours during the time of festive.

2017-01-09 Mathakola Health Post to Be Upgraded-Maele
[Botswana Daily News] Mathakola -Mathakola Health Post will be upgraded to a clinic without maternity wing.

2017-01-09 Ncube Looks to Rubber Joining
[Botswana Daily News] Sebina -Mr Sipho Ncube (35) of Sebina has always known that making a mark in the business industry and going further to make it a reputable one can be a daunting task.

2017-01-06 Youth Blog Their Way to Success
[Botswana Daily News] Mahalapye -In recent years, the business of blogging has been tremendously growing and giving way to a lot of people to start effective online businesses.

2017-01-06 Soccer - Harrison Quits Township Rollers
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Township Rollers head coach, Mark Harrison has terminated his contract with the BTC Premiership champions to take up a technical director post at Baroka FC in the Premier Soccer League in South Africa.

2017-01-06 Vhakwala Force to Reckon With
[Botswana Daily News] Mabele -In the tiny and little known village of Mabele in the Chobe district, there is a youthful and bubbly dance group called Vhakwala.

2017-01-05 Tourists Volume Increases in Ngamiland
[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Maun region has seen the numbers of local and international tourists increasing tremendously this festive season compared to past seasons.

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