The Gaborone-based Mogwana traditional dance group was one of the star acts at Pula/Thebe Day.
Maun played host to the first-ever event to celebrate the 38th anniversary marking the introduction of Pula/Thebe currency last Saturday with spoken word, song and dance.
Bank of Botswana introduced the national currency on August 23, 1976. The main organiser… Continue reading
Hardly 24 hours after it had issued an immediate fishing ban at Lake Ngami last week, the Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism (MEWT) executed a dramatic retreat on the decision the next day. On Thursday, word of mouth started… Continue reading
After missing three deadlines for the completion of the Thamalakane Bridge, the contractors have now pushed the finishing point to the second week of September. The P75-million bridge project that is behind schedule by 18 weeks was initially scheduled to… Continue reading
Close to 200 residents, whom the Maun Sub-Land Board considers illegal squatters, are hoping against hope that the land board would not effect the evacuation order after Sunday (August 31). Apparently the land board issued these residents of Shashe, Moeti,… Continue reading
Maun Police has a new station commander in the person of Peter Gochela.The 39-year old Superintendant reported for duty this week. He was the head of Tonota police station until his transfer to Maun.
Gochela started his police… Continue reading
Botswana has instituted a travel ban to and from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) following an outbreak of the Ebola virus in that country.
The acting head of Chobe District Health Management Team (DHMT), Dr Dorcas Mufalali, said that… Continue reading
Lucara Diamond Corp. is to hold its third ‘exceptional stone tender’ for 2014 in October, with viewings starting in Gaborone between the 6th and 8th of that month. Between October 13 and 21 the viewings will move to Antwerp, Belgiun… Continue reading
Under normal circumstances the unfolding environmental crisis at the Lake Ngami could have been simply seen for what it is. More so with health crisis factor that is also at play.
Indisputably, the pollution around Lake Ngami has reached crisis… Continue reading