Students of the Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (BUAN) have returned to classes following a five-day class stay-away over a number of issues, including their welfare and academics.
PALAPYE: Tebelopele Voluntary Counseling and Testing Centre officialshave raised a concern of couples who are still reluctant to test together for HIV/AIDS in Palapye and its surrounding areas.
LOBATSE: A state prosecutor has proposed very strict conditions for a 24-year-old Beetsha man charged with theft and burning property worth P3.5 million.
The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Local Governance and Social Welfare will today embark on a consultative study tour to look into the effectiveness of all social welfare programmes rolled out to citizens, and thereafter make recommendations to Parliament.
The controversial Mochudi East Member of Parliament (MP), Isaac Davids has resigned from Botswana National Front (BNF).
SELEBI-PHIKWE: The Selebi-Phikwe Town Council (SPTC) is owed P13.4 million in rates arrears and P4.5 million in service levy arrears, mayor Molosiwa Molosiwa has said.
FRANCISTOWN: The lives of the people of Nkange and its surrounding villages are still at risk after veterinary officers and a professional hunter engaged to capture menacing lions came back empty-handed.
President Ian Khama has bid farewell to fellow southern African leaders at the 37th SADC Ordinary Summit for Heads of State and Government Summit in Pretoria, South Africa.
The US Ambassador to Botswana, Earl Miller will tomorrow preside over the official opening of the new Botswana office of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub.
The leasing out of Mabuasehube Pan and Mpayathuthwa campsites to a Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) activist who is said to be close to Minister for Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism Tshekedi Khama has raised eyebrows in the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP).
FRANCISTOWN: Justice Lot Moroka has ruled that former Cabinet minister and ex-Member of Parliament (MP) for Nata/Gweta constituency, Oliphant Mfa and his wife Lechedzani Mfa have a case to answer concerning a contract to sell their piece of land in Francistown to Pizza House.
The last remaining drawcard at the Ubuntu conference, former vice president Ponatshego Kedikilwe, has backed out of the line up citing the withdrawal of the Dalai Lama, who will not be attending the event.
FRANCISTOWN: Residents of Nkange in the Tutume Sub-District have abandoned their fields and are now living under self-imposed curfews, in fear of stray lions (numbering between five and 10), which have been wrecking havoc in the area.
Justice Modiri Letsididi has ruled that the Public Service Act (PSA) does not prohibit public officers from participating in primary elections.
MAUN: Popularly known as Chris Manto 7 in music circles, Baitshepi Mwanchisenge is reportedly aspiring to contest the Shakawe/Mohembo West council under the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP).
FRANCISTOWN: A disgraced soldier who was sentenced to 20 years in jail for raping his daughter has approached the court asking for bail pending his appeal against conviction and sentence.
SELEBI-PHIKWE: SPEDU and Selebi-Phikwe Town Council (SPTC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together to market the town as an investment destination.
FRANCISTOWN: The Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) workplace planner, Kelesitse Maikaelelo has urged local companies to provide internship and workplace training through the Education Training Providers (ETP) for a globally competitive workforce.
The trade of lion bone in Asia is believed to be behind the illegal killing of two lions last weekend in Middlepits, near Tsabong.
LOBATSE: The Sidney Pilane-led faction of the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) is unwavering and pressing ahead with party activities, despite efforts to bring the two warring factions to a negotiating table.
The suspect in a fatal motorcycle crash that killed two people last week on the A1 road towards Otse will soon appear before Extension II traffic court.
Botswana Federation of Public, Private Parastatals Sector Unions (BOFEPUSU) is still waiting for the government to pay its members the back pays of salary increment of three and four percent for financial year 2016/17 and 2017/18.