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Botswana National Front has urged its members to desist from attacking me other members of the opposition coalition, the Umbrella for Democratic Change, UDC. BNF Secretary General, Moeti Mohwasa further said members have been instructed to shut down all UDC social media groups, on facebook and WhatsApp as a way of curbing the unruly behavior […]

he Gaborone City Council is working with different stakeholders to organize informal traders in the city.Gaborone Mayor, Father Maphongo said this is done to enable the sector to contribute meaningfully to Botswana’s economy. Maphongo said the council will ensure this by managing the activities of the informal traders.

Botswana Centre For Public Integrity intends to keep a keen eye on government spending during the extended state of emergency. Executive Director of the Centre Pusetso Morapedi said government has not been as transparent about spending, procurement processes and procedures in the past.She said the task force which is leading the fight against COVID-19 is […]

The Botswana Examinations Council will this year spread out the marking of school leavers examinations across the country as opposed to having one central marking area. BEC Executive Secretary Professor Brian Mokopakgosi when in a national address yesterday, said this would allow for proper adherence to COVID-19 mitigation protocols, which limits the movement of people […]

A 24 year old man has been remanded in custody, on suspicions that he killed his 27 year old brother. Ramotswa Police Station Commander, Keoagile Tau told Yarona FM news that the suspect appeared before Extension 2 Magistrate Court early this week and that he was remanded in custody because investigations are still at infancy […]

The Kazungula Bridge is a 923 meter long bilateral initiative by Botswana and Zambia at the confluence of the Zambezi and Chobe rivers. The bridge is expected to ease trade by significantly reducing time in transit across the borders and expand access through most land-linked SADC member states. Officially launched in 2014, the $259.3 million […]

Choppies Chief Executive Officer Ramachandran Ottapathu and Executive Director Ismail Farouk are suing former auditors PwC for over 650 million Pula for not signing off on the company’s 2018 accounts, which led to a share price collapse, at the local bourse. The duo filed the lawsuit at the High Court in Gaborone and the case […]

President Mokgweetsi Masisi says the COVID19 pandemic has slowed the country’s implementation of bi–lateral agreements with Germany. Masisi said before most countries around the world imposed lockdowns and closed borders, to curb the spread of COVID19, officials from the two countries were supposed to meet and tied down a number of bi – lateral agreements […]

Speaking to Yaronafm news this afternoon, Regional Traffic officer South central Reginald Matlhaba said investigations on the incident are ongoing. He added that it is not clear what transpired, for the pedestrian to be involved in such an accident, adding that other road users were not affected.

Gaborone West Police Station Commander, Onious Madziba says they are searching for four men suspected to have robbed Saverite supermarket in Block 5, an amount of 16 thousand Pula yesterday evening. Madziba said suspects had used guns and knives during the robbery and that no one was injured during the robbery. The station commander says […]