It was the day the Mad Hatters came to Maun – and what a fun-filled occasion it was too at Matshwane Primary School. Children and parents rose to the occasion by wearing their most outrageous outfits and getting themselves body painted.
The protracted battle in which the Batawana tribe wants government to return ownership of the Moremi Game Reserve and Maun Educational Park to the tribe may end before the courts.
This revelation came during the launch of Tawana Moremi as… Continue reading
Lake Ngami communities have once again been reassured that the area would not be fenced-off for the primary benefit of politically-connected commercial interest. At the end of February while briefing a sub-council meeting, the Ngamiland Wildlife coordinator, Bolt Otlhomilwe dismissed… Continue reading
Residents of the Okavango sub-district have invited the Minister of Education and Skills Development to come and listen to their plea for the 2013 class from the Shakawe Senior Secondary School to be allowed to repeat. The residents routed their… Continue reading
Maun police have denied widespread allegations that the 12 youngsters who were caught recently in a cave behind the old Maun general hospital are devil worshipers. The cave is widely believed to be a meeting point for Satanists.
Maun police… Continue reading
A Mosarwa activist from the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) arrived in London last week to tell the Prince Charles of Wales, ‘We’re not poachers – we hunt to survive.
Persuade Botswana to change its policies, or the Basarwa will… Continue reading
A record three-day power outage that hit northern Botswana last week merely highlighted the crisis the national electricity utility, the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC), has plunged the country in.
That it took three days to repair a destroyed pylon is… Continue reading
The next time you see a road scraper pressed into service to help with bush clearing, stop a moment and think of the consequences for a country so reliant on power.
The driver of a road scraper last week didn’t… Continue reading
Maun Chief Magistrate, Mompati Taolo, on Monday sentenced Mmoloki Mokopaneng of Thito ward in Maun to 18 months in prison for unlawful possession of marijuana.
Mokopaneng who was convicted earlier this year, told the court when mitigating for a lenient… Continue reading