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August 9, 2018 2:26 PM Masisi, Khama, Mogae & Kgathi on the same flight to Zim

The statement also revealed that Former Presidents Festus G. Mogae and Ian Khama will be accompanying President Masisi on the trip adding that they will all be on board the Presidential Jet, OK1, “at His Excellency’s invitation”. Khama who was this week bashing the Minister of Defence, Justice and Security Shaw Kgathi, will also come face to face with the Bobonong 111

August 7, 2018 4:00 AM Poaching 'Ivory Tower' Discovered In Okavango Delta

Principal investigator of the Census Dr Mike Chase revealed their explosive discovery this week in a Poaching Report titled ‘Ivory Tower’. The report suggests that despite the perceived strict anti-poaching strategies by government, there is a major poaching frenzy on elephants happening in the highly protected Okavango Delta. “Today (August 3, 2018) we counted 121

August 5, 2018 4:00 AM GIMC releases final line-up

The trio has all been deemed headliners in a line-up, which also includes the likes of Lady Zamar and Prince Kaybee. However, ATI has since been removed after reports that he is undergoing rehab in South Africa. Although organisers had earlier noted that the previous line-up was only the tip of the iceberg, they have admitted that some of the additions 195

July 28, 2018 4:00 AM Radisele passes Excellence test with flying colours

The school was handed the responsibility to develop future football and volleyball stars in both the girls and boys’ section. The school has passed the litmus test with flying colours after a solid performance during the 2018 Botswana Integrated Sports Association (BISA) junior ball held in Gaborone last weekend. Radisele were crowned boys and girls’ 156

July 25, 2018 1:25 PM Beverage prices rise highest within food basket

According to the latest consumer price index figures, tea, coffee and cocoa prices by June, had risen by 6.1% from their levels last June, while milk, milk products and cheese prices had climbed 2.3% over the same period. On the other end of the scale, the average prices of bread and cereals fell 6.4% in the year to June 2018, on the back of supportive 106

July 19, 2018 10:12 AM US parliament passes bill to save Okavango Delta

The bipartisan legislation promotes sustainable economic development and conservation across Africa’s critical Okavango River Basin, which supports more than one million Angolans, Botswanans and Namibians, as well as the largest remaining elephant population in the world. “The Okavango Delta supports the economic livelihoods of over a million people 127

July 10, 2018 4:34 PM Boko's motion of no confidence thrown out

Thirty five MPs voted against the motion following the debates while 11 voted for Masisi to vacate the office. Three did not take part in the voting. Boko had moved a motion which called on the House to pass a motion of no confidence on Masisi who had just reached 100 days in office as the President on Monday after ascending to the presidency on April 125

July 10, 2018 4:00 AM Ugandan Bikers Ride For African Passport

Trans Africa in a 100cc Yamaha crux motorbike that started from Uganda on May 25, 2018. Okoth told The Monitor when they passed through Botswana last week that they are advocating for the African Passport. The African Union (AU) is pursuing a path of closer integration through the launch of a common passport that would grant visa-free access to all 54-member 115

July 9, 2018 4:00 AM BDP aspiring MP threatens to interdict primaries

Sean Samson Sebele who wants to stand against the incumbent MP Samson Moyo Guma has made allegations of irregularities against the Committee Branch of the area. Sebele who has cried over the branch committee’s bias against him while favouring Guma has instructed an attorney, Ofentse Khumomotse in his quest to have his grievances addressed. Through his attorney 111

July 9, 2018 4:00 AM Elephant tramples soldier to death

Information reaching Mmegi is that on June 22, 2018 private Boingotlo Eshima was one of the anti-poaching team members deployed to Kwando when this unfortunate incident happened. He was from Pitsane village in the Goodhope-Mabule constituency. He has been a member of the BDF for 11 months. “They were in a harbour at night and they got scared and did not act, as they should 129