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  • Ke eng go sa tshwane?

    December 14, 2017 4:00 AM 123

    Ke eng re ne re bua ka lefoko le? Re ne re kopanye le lefoko le, fa Dikgang (Daily News/ Lwetse 14 2017) e ne bega ka setlhare sa mopennweeng, se se fa tlase ga kgotla kgolo ya Bakwena, kwa Molepolole. Go ne ga twe, nako nngwe, setlhare se, se ne se dirisiwa e le sone poso (post office) ya Bakwena). Nako eo, lefatshe le ne le ise le rune jaaka re bona le runne

  • Poor Timing, Sound Mess Music Legends Festival

    December 5, 2017 4:00 AM 134

    The show, which was organised by Abistos Promotions in collaboration with Pantsula Association in Botswana, brought together 11 disco legends from South Africa including Patricia Majalisa, Phumi Maduna, Taboo, Mercy Pakela, Lundwe, Zee Fola, Esta M, Suthukazi Arosi, Nomuntu Kapa, and local kwasa kwasa legend Frank ‘Franco’ Lesokwane and others last Saturday

  • Young judokas leave lasting impressions

    December 4, 2017 3:00 PM 129

    The tournament was hosted and funded by the Mmopane Re Ba Bona Ha Judo Club. Thaga told Monitor Sport that he was proud of the young judokas who have shown a lot of improvement. He said the tournament was very important since they are heading towards the Botswana Games to be held in Gaborone from December 8 to 11. “The tournament was good. Technically

  • BDP undecided on primaries

    November 30, 2017 4:00 AM 148

    This comes hardly after the BDP suspended its primaries pending a court case, which blocked civil servants from participating in parties’ primary elections. The party central committee is expected to make a decision next Monday on the matter. The party will hold its primaries in opposition-held constituencies, particularly in Gaborone and surrounding

  • Bongwefela jwa ‘magosi’ ke eng?

    November 16, 2017 5:00 AM 206

    Naledi o ka dira mme ya re a ntse a tsweletse, a bona gore, o dirile go lekanye, jaanong a neye yo mongwe le ene a leke. Yoo le ene a tsene, a leke. E re a ntse a tsweletse, a lape, mme le ene a neele yo mongwe a thuse. Go utlwala fa se, se ne sa dirafala kwa Tonota, Phukwi e le lesome le borobabobedi, ngwaga ono. Ga twe ka tsatsi leo, Kgosi Ramosinyi

  • Majwe Mining wins overtime case against employees

    November 13, 2017 5:00 AM 207

    Majwe Mining Joint Venture is contracted by Debswana at the Jwaneng diamond mine Cut 8 project. The workers lost their case in which they demanded the company to pay them overtime allowances computed by utilising average hours over a three weeks’ cycle in terms of section 97 (1) as read with section 37 (1) of the Employment Act. The workers had dragged

  • Masisi in food poison scare

    November 13, 2017 5:00 AM 213

    Recently, allies close to Masisi said the VP was taking extra-ordinary measures to avoid poisoning, a plot he believes is afoot amongst his political enemies. “When he travels locally, His Honour carries prepared food tightly wrapped in containers. “If his schedule takes him away from Gaborone for two days, for instance, he makes sure his home-prepared

  • CoA dismisses Malema’s appeal

    November 2, 2017 4:00 AM 91

    Malema and his son had approached the High Court on urgent basis seeking an interdict against Ezekiel Joel, Dimakatso Patane and Onkemetse Seromula who were recently installed by the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Slumber Tsogwane as the traditional leadership following Malema’s retirement. But Justice Leatile Dambe of Gaborone High Court

  • Masisi promises mouth watering SONA

    November 2, 2017 4:00 AM 87

    Addressing a political rally in Maun over the weekend, Masisi said Khama would announce new economic initiatives to cover solutions to unemployment. The address is expected at the opening of the November Parliament. Masisi said Khama’s address would stipulate how government intends to solve economic problems. Masisi stated that Ngamiland should wait to hear how government

  • ‘Daughter’ loses ranches to deceased’s brother

    November 2, 2017 4:00 AM 79

    Selato was suing Moaro for the two ranches in the Ngwato Land Board territory, and Kgosi Mokhutshwane Sekgoma was cited as the second respondent. Delivering judgement, Makhwade said the dispute essentially started in 2014 as an urgent application when the applicant sought an interdict against the respondents from proceeding with the distribution of the estate