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October 6, 2017 4:00 AM Barolong chief faces nuisance charges

Marumoloa is being charged in connection with a February 12 incident at Goodhope customary court in which he allegedly hurled insults at his subordinates accusing them of betraying him. It is alleged that Marumoloa flew into a rage and threatened to assault his subordinates telling them that he was “tired of hearing my name being dragged in the mud”. At his initial 80

October 4, 2017 2:33 PM Trio win chemistry Nobel for method to study molecules

Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson honoured for devising way to create detailed images of molecules. A revolutionary technique dubbed cryo-electron microscopy, which has shed light on the Zika virus and an Alzheimer's enzyme, has earned scientists Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson the Nobel Prize for chemistry 71

October 3, 2017 2:08 PM Breast-cancer death rate drops almost 40 percent, saving 322,000 lives, study says

Breast cancer death rates declined almost 40 percent between 1989 and 2015, averting 322,600 deaths, the American Cancer Society reported Tuesday. Breast cancer death rates increased by 0.4 percent per year from 1975 to 1989, according to the study. After that, mortality rates decreased rapidly, for a 39 percent drop overall through 2015. The report 80

October 2, 2017 2:55 PM Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded for Biological Clock Research

“With exquisite precision, our inner clock adapts our physiology to the dramatically different phases of the day,” committee members noted. “The clock regulates critical functions such as behavior, hormone levels, sleep, body temperature and metabolism.” The researchers studied fruit flies in which a gene called period seemed to control circadian rhythm 100

September 28, 2017 4:00 AM Drug dealers can’t be allowed to target primary students

Street vendors are our brothers and sisters, and neighbours whom we trust with the welfare of our children for the reason that they regularly interact with them in our absence. In return, the children view and trust them as their parents and are confident that the vendors will not sell them harmful substances. It is disturbing however, when the same people 66

September 25, 2017 2:05 PM Botswana: Government Tightens Security Measures

Gaborone — Entertainment or festival events already scheduled to use the National Stadium this year will go on. Addressing music promoters at Botswana National Youth Council recently, Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Thapelo Olopeng said following a savingram from government that banned entertainment or festival events at the National 70

September 25, 2017 4:00 AM The shantytown that is Goodhope SSS

Goodhope Senior Secondary School is the largest public school in the country. Officially opened in 2008, it boasts a student population of 2,000 from different parts of the country. The Barolong pride has however, evolved into a lawless organisation, which is often in the news for bad reasons. The situation has persisted after the 2011 ‘mother of all’ strikes 71

September 24, 2017 1:34 PM Alarming! 'Super malaria' spreading rapidly in Southeast Asia

It is caused by a parasite that is spread by blood-sucking mosquitoes and is a major killer of children. The team at the Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit in Bangkok said there was a real danger of malaria becoming untreatable. Proffesor Arjen Dondorp, the head of the unit, told the BBC: "We think it is a serious threat. "It is alarming that this strain 94

September 23, 2017 9:00 PM Rapid spread of 'super malaria' global threat: Scientists

London: The rapid spread of "super malaria" in the South East Asia is an alarming global threat and there is an urgent need to eliminate it before the drug-resistant strain of malaria becomes untreatable again, scientists have warned. The dangerous form of the malaria parasite which cannot be killed with the main anti-malaria drugs emerged in Cambodia 101

September 23, 2017 9:00 PM Cheaper drug a big step in fighting HIV and Aids

Kenya and South Africa will now be able to treat an HIV infected person for only Sh7,500 per year, the United Nations Programme on HIV and Aids (Unaids) has announced. The pricing agreement is expected to accelerate treatment roll-out as part of global efforts to reach all 36.7 million people living with HIV and Aids with high-quality anti-retroviral 80