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WINs 8 May 2020

Today's leading stories from Botswana

By Kefetse Denise Molopo

The Voice 8.5.2020
The Voice 8.5.2020Source: The Voice

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MP Majaga’s defilement pregnancy scandal

No bail for Nkange shooter

Crack down on corrupt Councillors

Boy falls to his death from his dad’s moving van


The back bench that came to the party

The system’s not working!

Don’t abuse COVID-19 Fund

Socks pulled up


A murky horizon

Hopping to success

Leaping to the rescue

Fiscal injection to mitigate Covid-19 economic impact low


The Big Interview: Kgaga

Molosi’s moment

Is Scar being pushed? Yarona FM suspends Scar

Parliamentary meetings

Winter accessories 2020

Harvey’s heavy donation

Starting again

Chibuku VS Covid

DJ Gure’s sizzling sex tips

Mayweather’s daughter in hot water

What a bulge!

A pest in the West

King Bee flying high

Ghetto’s sip of death

Tujilijili hits Bots

Banned Zambian whiskey floods local market

Seronga gets makeshift isolation tent

The river is here

Lockdown delays Boro school construction


A fish out of water

Heavenly rescue for Eleven Angels FC

Loan warrior

BFA to the rescue

Botswana Guardian 8.5.2020
Botswana Guardian 8.5.2020Source: Botswana Guardian

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eBG 8 May 2020.pdf



BDP MPs, Ministers fight over food hampers

Lockdown cost Botswana P10.8 billion

Anglo director, Ramatlapeng retires

EFT continues to be investor’s choice

Zim down

SA slides bigtime

Food prices decline

Covid-19 disrupts

World shares rise on surprisingly strong Chinese exports


Sekwakwa mum on his mystery axing

Axed Deputy PS, Dr. Sinvula to challenge remainder of his contract

UDC’s Saleshando slams Govt.’s sloppiness in COVID-19 response

BBLAHWU sues Govt. for not paying salary increase

Batswana are starving – MPs

De Beers donates $200,000 to support women in 4 countries

Higer Look Sharp to change Selibe Phikwe economy

New Era College contributes P100 thousand to the COVID-19 Pandemic Relief fund

Tlokweng Sub-District Council run like a private firm - Cllrs


Afinitas buoyant despite Covid 19 pandemic

Bayport warns consumers on payment holiday

BSE cements position in the front markets post demutualization

BURS announces new tax management system

G4S profits slide on cost of sales

Turnstar profits take knock on Tanzania unit


DJS Fades the boredom

Lockdown unearths new cooks

Hair takes a breath during lockdown

Her hair matters

Online writer finds silver-lining in lockdown

Pilates during Lockdown

Mental fitness a priority in confinement


BNSC affiliates request P1 million from Government

Local boxing needs to punch harder

Mogorosi not retiring soon

Covid-19 holds back BNOC fundraising efforts

Bond boxing adapts to the COVID-19 lockdown

Should the domestic league be cancelled?

The Business Weekly & Review 8.5.2020
The Business Weekly & Review 8.5.2020Source: The Business Weekly & Review

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TBWR 08_05_2020 Online.pdf



Ministry of Health Distances itself from P2.4bn controversial deal

Court orders African Alliance to return BPOPF assets

BLLAHWU sue Gov’t over deferred salaries


Lack of regulatory body hinders traditional medicine

Motion to protect tenants fails

Dr Matsheka stands at the coalface of the virus


Sefalana’s 1 foot in the Australian market

AFSIC fears a negative impact on financial results

Dr Mphu Ramatlapeng retires from the Anglo American Board

It has been a sluggish year for G4S

NAP dips into distributable income to fund VAT

SMMES most hard hit by COVID-19

Mmegi 8.5.2020
Mmegi 8.5.2020Source: Mmegi



Gov withdraws Khama’s COVID-19 permit

COVID-19 relief packages cause family miseries

Tribute to Elvidge Mhlauli

Athletes warned against COVID-19

China offers Botswana COVID-19 help

Sefhare/Ramokgonami in dire food aid

Zimbabweans voluntary repatriation ongoing


Court dismisses BONU application

Over 100 dagga cases in April lockdown

Councils “done” with schools for COVID-19 compliance

The rank’s economic power wilts

What are the powers of the Director of Health Services?

Lockdown: Police calls for continued law adherence

Reflections on COVID-19 and human rights

Maun legend is fast approaching

A river runs through it


COVID-19 puts breaks on banks’ super profits

Mall tenants in limbo over rental relief

COVID-19 legacy: the good and the bad

Watch out for scams - FNBB

BIHL to parry COVID-19 blow

Diamonds crawl back to life

Mupane bounces back after brief closure

LEA snap survey finds SMMEs crumbling from COVID-19

UK economy “set for deepest downturn in memory”

How companies can utilise the stock exchange post COVID-19

Biblical overtones of 2020 harder to ignore


Fashion industry gets lifeline in face masks

Kudos from artrepreneur to another

Mabua approaches HT Tautona to help disabled girl

Up-and-coming Kelesitse releases and ode

Thaps reveals musical dexterity in new single

Creative industry welcomes invite to draft bill

Netflix celebrates Africa Month


Chess star, Besa battles COVID-19 checkmate

Rugby return could be a long way off

Mhotsha takes golfing dream to America

Grand slam history beckons for local players

South Africa, Mozambique yet to settle 2018 Region 5 debt

Decorated athletics coach Otsetswe leaves a broke man

Remembering the invincible Magosi side

BPL seeks bailout, rules out return

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