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November 13, 2017 5:00 AM Masisi in food poison scare

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 54

November 2, 2017 4:00 PM New great ape species found, sparking fears for its survival

Researchers have identified a new species of orangutan in an isolated forest on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Fewer than 800 individuals remain, and the construction of a dam and road threaten the prime habitat of the ape, which is distinguished from its cousins by, among other things, frizzier hair and a taste for caterpillars. "As a scientist 75

November 2, 2017 10:07 AM Gender wage gap in SA widens

South Africa is ranked 19 in a new global index report on gender inequality released by the World Economic Forum (WEF). The report finds that while South Africa has improved its share of women legislators, senior officials and managers, the gender wage gap in the country has increased. A decade of slow progress towards better parity between the sexes 69

November 2, 2017 4:00 AM CoA dismisses Malema’s appeal

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 54

November 2, 2017 4:00 AM Masisi promises mouth watering SONA

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 53

November 2, 2017 4:00 AM DTCB gives D’Kar pupils diamond treatment

The pupils, mostly Basarwa, were in Gaborone for four days, as part of the company’s social responsibility programmme. DTCB adopted D’Kar Primary School in 2006 and unveiled a P2 million sponsorship for three years. The pupils, mostly from Standard 7, toured diamonds facilities as well as sight-seeing around Gaborone. According to DTCB’s communications 26

November 1, 2017 6:50 AM Uganda: Numerous Prospects Awaiting Museveni in Retirement

When President Museveni completes his term in 2021, he will have served our nation for 35 years as a head of state and almost 55 years as a freedom fighter. He will have amassed immensurable governance experience, probably more than seven US presidents combined. Unlike millions of people who shiver at the thought of retirement, there are numerous safeguards 30

November 1, 2017 6:50 AM M7 Opens Iran-Uganda Medical Centre In Naguru

President Yoweri Museveni has praised the Islamic Republic of Iran for bringing Africa closer to their country than ever before adding that Iran offers big potential as a trade partner with the rest of the African continent. “This is a fact, it is not an opinion and I salute you for that,” he said. The President was this morning officially opening the state 30

November 1, 2017 5:53 AM Numerous prospects awaiting Museveni in retirement

When President Museveni completes his term in 2021, he will have served our nation for 35 years as a head of state and almost 55 years as a freedom fighter. He will have amassed immensurable governance experience, probably more than seven US presidents combined. Unlike millions of people who shiver at the thought of retirement, there are numerous safeguards 59

November 1, 2017 4:00 AM Ntlo ya Dikgosi donate to Kopong Kgotla

In a well-attended ceremony on Friday, Dikgosi also donated indigenous trees such as Moroja, Monepenepe, Motlha, Modutu and Kurujane. They also donated a photocopier, a fax machines, a printer and a scanner. Handing over the donation, Kgosi Puso said the gesture comes amid government efforts to capacitate Dikgosi and improve the status of tribal administration 5