The United States Ambassador to Botswana, Michael Murphy, says the Maun-based Got Produce greenhouse technology has the potential to provide Batswana with concrete benefits that include high-quality agricultural jobs, sustainable food production, technology transfer, and fresh and affordable produce.
He… Continue reading
PRETORIA – The State has failed to prove beyond reasonable doubt that paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorius committed premeditated murder, Judge Thokozile Masipa said in the High Court here yesterday.
He was however found guilty of culpable homicide but by the… Continue reading
Police are investigating various assault cases in Maun. The Deputy Station Commander for Maun Police, Zabi Hulela, this week said his office is currently investigating six cases of assault-common at Boseja, Mabudutsa, Sedie and Thito wards.
Other cases occurred at… Continue reading
Maun Airport was placed on emergency last Sunday when two aircraft crashed on the runway on the same day.
A Wagtail light aircraft plane landed normally but then the front strut gave way and it nosedived on the tarmac, damaging… Continue reading
MISA Botswana was shocked and surprised to learn of the arrest and detention of Sunday Standard editor Outsa Mokone by Botswana Police on Monday on charges of sedition. This followed a warrant of arrest of Mokone issued by the Chief… Continue reading
Diakanyo Mokgedi, a 26-year old student at Botho University in Maun is the third week winner of the Orange Dreams SMS game. She has pocketed P20 000.00.
The promotion that started three weeks ago and is scheduled to run until… Continue reading
The Minister for Health, Rev. Dr. John Seakgosing, is scheduled to address a kgotla meeting in Sehitwa next on Ebola.
There has been growing concern on the possible spread of the dreaded ebola, particularly to the Lake Ngami region, where… Continue reading