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  • Ntshokele phaletshe ke dintwa fela – Batswana

    July 27, 2017 4:00 AM 2

    Se mme go lebega se bakwa thata ke banna ba ba sa amogeleng go fela ga marato a bone le basadi ba ba ntseng ba nna le bone mo matlong e le bontshokelo phaletshe. Ka jaanong go lebega dintsho tse di tsweletse ka go tlogela bontsi bo tletse ka mahutsana a go latlhegelwa ke bana, masika le ditsala, fa bangwe bone ba tsena ka dikgotla tshekelo, go arabela

  • Rakhombi o tlhotlhomisetswa petelelo

    July 27, 2017 4:00 AM 2

    Maleka o tshwaetse jaana ka nako e a reng, ba tlhotlhomisa tiragalo e mo go yone, monna mongwe wa mokgweetsi wa koloi e e rwalang sechaba (khombi) ya tsela ya Tlokweng route 4, a beteletseng mosetsanyana wa sekole, wa dingwaga tse di lesome le botlhano. Ramapodisi o boletse fa tiragalo e, e diragatse ka Mosupologo wa beke e e fetileng. Maleka a re, ba santse

  • Bonsmara breeder laments predator attacks

    July 27, 2017 4:00 AM 2

    Visser raised his concerns in an interview with Mmegi after a field walk organised by the Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security (Animal Production) under the theme, ‘To encourage preservation and development of feedstock of stud breeds commercially’. Visser said a major stumbling block in commercial farming includes predators such as hyenas

  • National Director of SOS Children’s Village speaks

    July 27, 2017 4:00 AM 2

    It has been a fulfilling journey as we have been able to build many families and support our children and youth to be independent and self-supporting. We have gained a lot of experience in child care and are thus able to share best practices with other child welfare organisations and also come up with new innovations and interventions that suit the best interest

  • Gov’t urged to consider refugee integration

    July 27, 2017 4:00 AM 2

    The MPs said that if integrating some refugees can be useful to the development of the country’s economy it may be wise for the government to consider looking into the matter. This followed a question to the Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Shaw Kgathi from the MP for Nata-Gweta, Polson Majaga who had wanted to know if there are any plans to consider

  • ESTeRES Boutique Agency organises Women’s Etiquette Brunch

    July 27, 2017 4:00 AM 2

    The agency prides its self in concept and experiential events. Why is it important to have an etiquette event? It helps us show respect and consideration to others and makes others glad that we are with them. Without proper manners and etiquette, the customs of polite society would soon disappear and we would act more like animals and less like people

  • Gun-wielding father convicted following rage incident

    July 27, 2017 4:00 AM 2

    Botsang Bareki was convicted of showing up at the school angry, ready to avenge his child’s injuries they suffered at the hands of other pupils. Armed with a short gun at the school without any lawful excuse, Bareki caused terror to the school’s deputy head, David Bapindi. He did not waste the court’s time when he readily pleaded guilty to the offence

  • Botswana's relentless stance against China on Dalai Lama

    July 26, 2017 3:00 PM 1

     (vi) what is the role of the United States of America Government, its people or agencies in the Dalai Lama visit to Botswana. MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS AND COOPERATION (DR VENSON-MOITOI): Thank you Honourable Member for this question. Mr Speaker, so far Botswana remains committed to the One China Policy. Our understanding of the One China Policy

  • China will change, Tibet has truth on its side: His Holiness the Dalai Lama

    July 26, 2017 8:11 AM 4

    Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India — While urging people of Tibet not to lose their pride and confidence in being a Tibetan, His Holiness the Dalai Lama Tuesday said that Tibetan people have truth on their side and that won't change. China will change, there has been change even under the same regime over the last 20 years. The spiritual leader of Tibet visited

  • Botswana confirms Dalai Lama visit despite China anger

    July 26, 2017 4:56 AM 4

    Beijing views the Dalai Lama as a dangerous separatist campaigning for Tibetan independence and consistently condemns foreign governments who welcome him. Botswana Foreign Minister Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi told lawmakers that the visit was "purely private" but added that the Dalai Lama would be granted the status of a foreign dignitary. She did not confirm