The AU's (Other) ICC Strategy
[ISS] At the recently concluded 28th African Union (AU) Summit in Addis Ababa, heads of state and government adopted a decision on a strategy for withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Chaba Rebuts Quitting Allegations
[Botswana Daily News] Serowe -Miscellaneous coach, Titeo Chaba has rebutted claims that he has quit his position following a 2-0 loss to BDF XI last weekend.
Who Is the New African Union Chief?
[ISS] The new AUC chairperson will focus on peace and security issues, but what about ensuring free and fair elections?
Parlour Owner Optimistic
[Botswana Daily News] Kanye -Can't Have Thermal Massage Parlour is an establishment that was founded by Ms Sihle Mogorosi (34) in Kanye in 2014.
Ministry to Push Permits Backlog
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Minister of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs, Mr Edwin Batshu has expressed concerns over delays in processing of work and residence permits.
Opposition Unite to Challenge Khama for Power
[allAfrica] Opposition parties, in what is often referred to as one of Africa's most stable democracies, have decided to form a coalition to challenge the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), according to Mmegi Online. The moves comes as parties prepare for the nation's 2019 poll.
Expectations From Budget Speech
[Government of Botswana] With the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Kenneth Matambo, set to deliver the 2017/18 budget speech this afternoon, different constituents of society are expected to listen attentively to find out what the budget has in store for them.
President Khama Hails Farmers
[Botswana Daily News] Mosinki -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has said farming communities just like residents in towns and villages deserve to be appreciated for their efforts.
Zone 7 Farmers Hope Still Alive
[Botswana Daily News] Bobonong -Central District veterinary officer, Dr Jaone Sebina, has assured Zone 7 farmers of the possibility of selling their cattle in the European Union (EU) market.
Fake Facebook Page Concern
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Government has warned the public about a fake Facebook page and message supposedly from the Vice President which cyber criminals have been circulating.
Is South Africa Ditching Botswana?
[News24Wire] Has South Africa ditched its support for Botswana's candidate to become African Union Commission chairperson?
Nation Behind Venson - Moitoi-Masisi
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi is in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, attending the 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), from Saturday to today .
Police Arrest Zimbabwean Jail-Breaker
[The Herald] Botswana police have arrested the eighth Zimbabwean who escaped from Gerald Estates Centre Prison recently.
Botswana Foreign Minister Pledges AU Reforms as Chair
[Hotwire PRC] Gaborone -Dr. Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Botswana and candidate for the Chairperson of the African Union, today highlighted five major reforms she would introduce if elected as the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC).
Hollard Insurance Acquires Regent Botswana Group
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Hollard Insurance has acquired Regent Botswana Group from Imperial Holdings in a ground-breaking deal that will result in the creation of Botswana's largest short-term insurance company.
Has Ecowas Taught Southern Africa a Lesson?
[The Conversation Africa] Has the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) just taught the Southern African Development Community (SADC) a lesson? The West African states effectively took a dictator to task after he refused to comply with the democratic will of the people to vacate office.
13 Still On the Run
[The Herald] Police in Botswana have arrested a fifth escapee who is part of the 18 Zimbabweans and Botswana who fled from lawful custody at Gerald Estates Centre for illegal immigrants last week.According to media reports in that country, 13 of the escapees are still at large and police are still in the hunt for them. The fifth suspect, Gofamodimo Molosiwa, was arrested on Wednesday last week at Aerodrome location in Francistown.
Bantolo to Grow Indigenous Music
[Botswana Daily News] Tutume -Thirty-seven-year-old, Jimson Richard of Bantolo Traditional Group, has high hopes of growing indigenous music. So far, he has six albums recorded in Ikalanga.
Nyamadzawo Strikes On First Game
[Botswana Daily News] Molepolole -Former Gilport Lions' hitman, Tendai nyamadzawo struck once to help his new team, Mochudi Centre Chiefs match BDF XI in his very first game Friday night in the BTC premiership league game in Molepolole.
4 Zimbabweans in Court
[The Herald] Four Zimbabweans who were part of an 18-men gang which escaped from Francistown Central Prison at Gerald Estates Centre last Saturday after destroying the prison fence with a manhole cover, appeared in court on Wednesday in Botswana. A team of soldiers, police officers and prison officials has been set up in Botswana to help track down the 14 fugitives who are still at large. According to media reports, the four are Mlindeli Moyo, who is facing murder charges; Methuli Sibanda (unlawful possession of ivory)