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Member of Parliament for Ngami, Caterpillar Hikuama has urged the Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Kagiso Mmusi to update the nation on an incident which involved the Botswana Defence Force a week ago, in which four Namibians were killed in the Sedudu area near the Chobe River. Hikuama called for an update when concluding […]

Diamond Mining Company Lucara Diamond Corporation has announced the recovery of a large 998-carat high white diamond at its Karowe mine. In an interview with YaronaFM news this afternoon, Lucara Diamond Botswana managing Director Naseem Lahri said the diamond was discovered last week. She credited the large discovery to use of their XRT technology, which […]

Tlokweng Police Station Commander, Unoziba Rari told Yarona FM news that they expect an influx of people leaving and entering the country from the 1st of December. President Mokgweetsi Masisi last week announced a phased approach to opening borders and the resumption of air travel at three key airports: Sir Seretse Khama International Airport in […]

Police in Tlokweng are searching for four men suspected to have robbed a car dealership, Gulf Motors cash amounting to more than 17 thousand pula. Tlokweng Police Station Commander, Unoziba Rari told Yarona FM news that the suspects were armed with objects, that looked like guns. Rari said the suspects used an Audi car to […]

The Leader of Opposition Dumelang Saleshando says that President Mokgweetsi Masisi has failed to improve in a number of aspects ever since he took the reins in April 2018. When delivering his response to the State of the Nation Address in Parliament yesterday, Saleshando said statistics from various organizations show that Botswana is ranked lower […]

The main opposition, Umbrella for Democratic Change, is racing against time to ward of sheriffs who are ready to attach properties of its members, who were disputing the 2019 elections results. UDC Treasurer, Dennis Alexander yesterday told the media that the party has to raise an amount of more than 500 thousand pula to pay […]

Following a decision by the government to allow flights to land in the main local airports, that is Sir Seretse Khama, Maun and Kasane International Airports, some airlines will start flying into the country from next week. South African based airline, Airlink, Chief Executive Officer, Rodger Foster told YaronaFM news that the company will reconnect […]

The Leader of Opposition and vice President of the Umbrella for Democratic Change, Dumelang Saleshando yesterday dismissed President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s State of the Nation Address as not achieving its mandate, saying that it was more of a project appraisal. Speaking in an interview after President Masisi delivered the SONA, Saleshando said the president should have […]

Only 94 people contracted COVID-19 out of the 43,538 involved in the trial.The coronavirus vaccine being developed by Pfizer and BioNTech has been found to be 90% effective in preventing people from getting the virus.Phase 3 of Pfizer’s trial involved 43,538 participants from six countries. They received two doses of either the immunisation or a […]

Kweneng district primary schools are set to be connected to the internet from next year.Kweneng District Council Chairman, Motlhophi Leo says all primary schools will be provided with internet from January next year. The Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) has embarked in a project aimed at facilitating Schools Computerisation and Internet Connectivity project in the […]