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2015-10-02 Botswana National Day
[State Department] Washington, DC -On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Botswana on the 49th anniversary of your independence on September 30.

2015-10-02 Ethiopia Spoil Jovial Mood
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Batswana's celebratory mood ended on a sour note when Ethiopia defeated Botswana 3-2 on the independence day. The Zebras coach, Peter Butler, said the objective of the friendly game was to give the youngsters time to prove their mettle.

2015-10-02 Maele Promotes National Land Policy
[Botswana Daily News] Mahalapye -Senior employees in the Ministry of Lands and Housing have been advised to familiarise themselves with the Land Policy.

2015-10-02 Khama Starts Countdown to Jubilee
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt. Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama has launched the roving torch which marks the countdown to Botswana's 50th anniversary to be celebrated next year.

2015-10-02 Medic Urges Men to Play Leading Role
[Botswana Daily News] Selebi Phikwe -The deputy coordinator of the Greater Francistown District Health Management Team (GFDHMT), Dr Alex Kalonji has called on men to play a leading role in the fight against the HIV/AIDS scourge.

2015-10-02 Masire Warns African Leaders Against Bad Governance, Graft
[Zimbabwe Independent] Former Botswana president Ketumile Masire has warned African leaders against bad governance and corruption saying these problems not only undermine service delivery, but also imposes heavy costs on the economy.

2015-10-02 Boswelatlou Votes
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) and Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) will slug it out for the Boswelatlou council seat tomorrow (October 3).

2015-10-02 Akoonyatse Makes It a First
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Basadi Akoonyatse is the new Botswana Football Association (BFA) vice president administration.

2015-10-02 CAF Fines Bfa
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Confederation of African Football (CAF) has fined Botswana Football Association (BFA) US$5 000 (about P50 000) for pitch invasion.

2015-10-02 Seretse Launches National Enquiry Point
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The National Enquiry Point (NEP) offers information on laws, regulations and quality standards among members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

2015-10-02 Councillor Calls for Change of Policy
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Councillor for Tlogatloga ward in Gaborone has called for change of policy for allocating plots in open spaces to youth on temporary basis.

2015-10-02 BCL Committed to Supporting Education
[Botswana Daily News] Bobonong -Stakeholders have been encouraged to join hands to ensure that children receive quality education. BCL division manager asset management Mr Morse Mosienyane, said this at a prize giving ceremony at Mosetlha Junior Secondary School in Bobonong recently.

2015-10-02 BITRI, NCRST Seal Deal
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana Institute for Technology, Research and Innovation (BITRI) and Namibia's National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to formalise their research collaborations.

2015-10-02 Perseverance Pays for Mahalapye Youth
[Botswana Daily News] Mahalapye -A few years ago, he was a shop assistant at oa supermarket. Now, Mr Tshireletso Goitseone (30) of Xhosa Two in Mahalapye is an entrepreneur and sees himself running businesses across the country in future.

2015-10-02 Intelligent Driver Testing System in Progress
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Minister of Transport and Communications, Mr Tshenolo Mabeo launched the Intelligent Driver Testing System (IDTS) at Maru-a-Pula practical testing grounds in January this year which was expected to be completed in six months. BOPA Reporter, Calviniah Kgautlhe visits the grounds to track progress from project co-ordinator, Mr Kwon Min.

2015-10-02 Gaborone Colour Run Thrills
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Batswana turned up in droves for the first Colour Run, also known as the Happiest 5km on the Planet, at the Grand Palm recently.

2015-10-02 Teenage Pregnancy Worries School Head
[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Maun Senior Secondary School head, Ms Selebatso Modisaemang has raised concern about the high number of teenage pregnancy in the school.

2015-10-02 Councillors Call for Utilisation of Public Relations Unit
[Botswana Daily News] Molepolole -Kweneng District councillors have called for utilisation of the council's public relations unit in tackling negative media reports.

2015-10-02 Culture Day Creates Unity, Pride
[Botswana Daily News] Pitsane -The national policy on culture seeks to rekindle the spirit of unity and pride among Batswana, Good Hope-Mabule MP elect, Kgosi Lotlaamoreng II says.

2015-10-02 Stress Management Ideal for Healthy Living
[Botswana Daily News] Bobonong -A guidance and counselling teacher at Agosi Primary School in Bobonong has urged Bobonong Brigade staff and students to learn to manage stress for a healthy well-being.

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