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May 20, 2018 4:00 AM White Colour Black movie premieres soon

Actor, writer and playwright, Donald Molosi brings the film in collaboration with Botswana Movies Entertainment. The film star, Dudley O’Shaughnessy and the film’s director will be in Gaborone for the event. One may remember O’Shaugnessy for playing Rihanna’s love interest in the video, We Found Love. In the film White Colour Black, O’Shaugnessy plays 5

May 11, 2018 4:00 AM BNF, BMD at loggerheads over Moshupa- Manyana

Already UDC is having two aspirant candidates for Moshupa-Manyana by-election. The post fell vacant after its MP, Mokgweetsi Masisi became the President of the country on April 1, 2018. Two affiliates of the UDC, Botswana National Front (BNF) and Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) are fighting over the constituency. In 2014, BMD loaned BNF the constituency 23

April 16, 2018 4:00 AM Masisi's inherited perennial Assistant Ministers

FRANCISTOWN: Although there are new faces in the newly composed Masisi-led Cabinet, some of them did not even come from the old junior ministers’ list. This left a majority of Masisi’s junior ministers as perennial Assistant Ministers. Frans Van Der Westhuizen, Thato Kwerepe, Biggie Butale, Itumeleng Moipisi, Botlogile Tshireletso, Kgotla Autlwetse 63

March 5, 2018 3:57 PM Delivery At Your Doorstep

The app accords consumers an opportunity to order food from a variety of cuisines across Gaborone at their own comfort and get them delivered wherever they want. Kgathi-Rubbmasen says she realised that Botswana faces food industry challenges. Before setting up she did a study on the market to find out what it could be and how can that be addressed 65

February 26, 2018 4:00 AM Judiciary under siege in Botswana

The citizenry and civic society must develop interest and actively participate in the affairs of the Republic to ensure that the prevalence of democracy is not eroded, and by active participation, critique and hold elected and non-elected public servants to account, thus strengthening of our democratic institutions. It is incumbent on society therefore 55

February 26, 2018 4:00 AM College breaches BQA rules

The business college, which is not relatively new as it is registered as Damelin University of Botswana at the Registrar of Companies had recently started advertising the school on media outlets, hence contravening the BQA rules. Mmegi investigations found that the school started late last year to place averts on billboards and moved on to place adverts 53

February 13, 2018 2:04 PM AP to engage indigenous Batswana in tourism sector

When responding to the Budget Speech on Monday afternoon, Gaolathe said his party is concerned that the tourism sector is narrowly focused on the Okavango and Chobe or high value, eco-tourism and is concentrated in a few highly capitalised hands. “Our objective with this sector therefore is to expand the tourism hub in the Okavango-Chobe-Makgadikgadi 24

February 5, 2018 4:00 AM Farmers brace for disaster

The threat is evident in the numbers. By yesterday, 6,131 hectares of crops had been planted by 1,101 farmers across the country. This is in contrast to 384,250 hectares planted last season by 100,250 farmers. While the numbers in the 2016/17 season represented record highs driven by a strong rain season, the scale of the challenge facing farmers this year is unmistakable 12

January 24, 2018 3:00 PM Industrial Court Judges attend training

The training is held at Chobe Marina Lodge in Kasane from January 22 to 26, 2018. “The court is in the process of harnessing on emerging trends and best judicial practices to improve turnaround times, reduce backlog and further offer labour justice promptly in an accessible manner. This is in line with the court’s commitment to promote the rule of law by providing 85

January 17, 2018 11:00 AM Suspected cocaine dealers arrested, released

According to the Northern divisional CID officer, assistant commissioner Oabitsa Rankwaila they received a tip-off that two local men were in possession of substance believed to be cocaine. “We cannot at the moment disclose what the suspects were found in possession of. We are waiting for results from the police forensic laboratory in Gaborone to confirm 83