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Batswana have been urged to always put the interests of the country first. Speaking at the launch of project Bot50 to mark the countdown towards the country’s 50th independence anniversary on Saturday July 5, H.E. the President Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama called on all to reflect on what makes them Batswana.
Kgosi David Mafikizolo of Pandamatenga in the Chobe District has commended the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development employees in the northern region for their contribution to the development of the nation.

Speaking at the handing over of a two bedroomed house to Ms Luzani Friday of Pandamatenga on June 26, Kgosi Mafikizolo said the gesture ind...icated that public servants were not only interested in getting salaries but were also concerned about the welfare of the community they served.
As this year’s Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1 000 Desert Race draws nearer, the festivity fever is already on the air notwithstanding the ongoing world cup excitement in Brazil. With many fans of the country’s annual and only marathon event in the Donaldson calendar looking forward to a fun filled activity at the new host town of Jwaneng, enthusiasts are already set for the big event in terms of camping equipment and transport, among other things.
The country’s law enforcement agencies have been commended H.E. the President, Lt. General Seretse Khama Ian Khama, has commended law enforcement agencies for the sterling job they are doing in combating poaching and other cross border crimes. His Excellency noted that poaching threatens tourism which is Botswana’s mainstay of economy. He said this when officiating at the Commissioning Parade for Botswana Defence Force (BDF) Officer Cadets Class 37 of 2013/14, at SSK barracks yesterday (24/6/14).
Okavango Delta has been listed among the World Heritage sites. The decision was made by the World Heritage Committee sitting in Doha on Sunday June 22, making the site the 1 000th to be listed in the world
Attorney General of Botswana Dr. Athaliah Lebisa Molokomme is a candidate for election to the Presidency of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC)
A thriller beckons today (22/5/14) as 120 million viewers stay glued to their television sets for the much anticipated start of the African Youth Games (AYG) in Gaborone. The official opening ceremony will be beamed live through Supersport TV channel to feed all the 54 participating countries across Africa.
Botswana is expected to show her unique culture, which encompasses dance and music blended with technology and colour. The President Seretse Khama Ian Khama is expected to officiate at the event which will kickoff at 1600 hours at the National Stadium. If the VWV Group of Companies CEO’s words are anything to go by, then Botswana will tonight have the continent, if not the world, eating from the palm of her hand eyeing what the official opening has in store.
The review of the Married Persons Property Act has been facilitated by the need to have a secure and legal environment within which marriage existence is kept simple and facilitative.

Speaking at a workshop on the re-enactment of the act, Minister of Labour and Home Affairs, Mr Edwin Batshu said the act had been amended to deal with current challenges, some of which threatened the very existence and stability of marriages.

The act, which was initially enacted in 1970, was meant to provide married couples with the right to exercise the option of the type of regime under which their property would be administered, he said
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