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Ministry extends ploughing season as rain clouds gather

The Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security has extended the ploughing period for the northern part of Botswana by an extra 11 days. The...

Suspended BDP youth urged to show remorse

Botswana Democratic Party Secretary General Mpho Balopi has condemned the behaviour of some suspended former members of the Youth Executive Committee. Without mentioning any names,...

Moxydo ties the knot

Best man, A.T.I has no plans to marry Popular businessman Mompoloki 'Moxydo' Majoo, 27, has tied the knot to his girlfriend of five years Ogone...

Rollers into the fire!

What awaits Mapalastina in hostile Sudan Botswana football giants, Township Rollers' historic 3-0 victory against Sudanese Al Marrikh Soccer Club has set up a thrilling...

BMD holds talks with BPP in Francistown

Botswana People's Party (BPP) President Motlatsi Molapisi was not his usual jolly self yesterday as he emerged from a closed door meeting with Botswana...

Chobe authorities concerned over home burials

Officials of the Chobe Landboard have advised residents from the eight villages under their jurisdiction to follow laid down procedures and bury their loved...

Showdown in Phikwe

'Super' and 'Sticks' exchange 'blows' at a packed Phikwe stadium It was the face-off many people had been waiting for. An afternoon bout in the mould...

10 years later constituency league still divides opinion

At its inception in 2008, the Constituency League, which is the brainchild of outgoing President Ian Khama, was a hot potato that pitted sports...

Ballroom dancing couple strong in marriage three years later

February is a special month for power couple, Kagiso "Kaycee" Kutshwane (35) and his wife Letlhogonolo "Letty" Khutswane (27). The youthful parents of two...

Athletes village requires urgent rehabilitation- Masire

Botswana Cycling Association President, Mmetla Masire the Botswana National Sports Commission's (BNSC) Athletes Village in Gaborone is in a bad state and needs to...

Saleshando fires back at Ombudsman

Botswana Congress Party leader, Dumelang Saleshando, has expressed his disgust at the recent report by the Ombudsman in which the public protector exonerated Khama...

Into Africa

From Lagos with love For some time now, Keneilwe Matseke has been part of Letshego's expansion into the rest of Africa. Matseke relocated to Lesotho...

Confusion ensues in BDP election appeal

Who exactly in the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is supposed to handle the appeal by losing candidates in the just ended primary elections in...

Supa Ngwao Museum: stories on the wall

Re-telling Francistown's humble beginnings and lost opportunities The story of Francistown has always been a fascinating one for me. Here is a city which was...

“BDP mercenaries want me dead”-Moswaane

MP slams a WhatsApp group wishing him dead Francistown West Member of Parliament (MP) Ignatius Moswaane is fuming. The MP flipped his lid over a leaked...

We’ll liquidate BDP- Ex BCL employees

Permanent Secretary to the President (PSP) Carter Morupisi had his hands full yesterday when addressing masses of former BCL employees. Phikwe Town hall was filled...

Drago and Butler clash on social media

Former Zebras coach Peter Butler and the newly appointed national Under 20 coach Dragojlo Stanojlovic are trading blows on social media. The Serbian coach apparently...

Khama announces good times ahead at BMC

On Friday at his farewell tour in Francistown, outgoing President Ian Khama raised every farmer's hopes with a sublime announcement that local farmers would...

Gumare soccer players perish in road accident

Gumare United Football Club are mourning the death of five of their players who died in a freak road accident on Friday night. Maun police...

Ministry dismisses satanism claims

*Police pursue suspects behind student rebellion Police in Selebi-Phikwe are sniffing around in pursuit of an individual they suspect spread false satanism allegations about a...

Losing candidates quit BDP over primary election results

A storm is brewing at Botswana Democratic Party in the Francistown South constituency following the victory of political novice Modiri 'Jojo' Lucas in the...

Magosi’s tales of sorrow

Chiefs' back against the ropes as new coach goes AWOL The once mighty Mochudi Centre Chiefs are in serious trouble. The Kgatleng giants have managed just...

One man’s delight, another family’s despair

Zwenshambe family distraught over the release of death row inmate On the 19th of April 2009, 70-year-old Chifana Ndaanya was killed in his hut in...

Ushering in 2018 the Soweto way

AfroPunk madness, My bungee fear and the kasi flavour I love travelling, in fact I'd travel every month if I had the chance, or in...

“Your vote is your voice!” Toteng

For some time now, Tebogo Toteng's name has been the cause of discomfort for certain Botswana Democratic Party political leaders, particularly in Francistown West. The...

Interns accuse gender Affairs department of exploitation

Gender Affairs Department is said to have been playing hide and seek with about 173 graduates engaged as Field Assistants and Supervisors for the...

The meteoric rise of Jojo

He has been labelled 'too ambitious' by fellow democrats. Nobody knows exactly where he came from, but the enigma that is Modiri Jojo Lucas...

Warrant of arrest issued for alleged fraudster

Habitual thief, Phatsimo Ijani (22), is still on the run following a spate of criminal activities  allegedly committed during the festive season. The young woman...

Teenage boy rapes 80-year-old granny

Police in Letlhakane are questioning a 17 year old boy in connection with the brutal rape of an 80-year-old woman. In a telephone interview with...

Tribute to a legend

'Mr Rollers' turns 60 One of Botswana's greatest footballers, Oris 'Boyo' Radipotsane celebrated his 60th birthday in style at his home village Pilikwe last Saturday. Arguably...

Khama’s master key

Outgoing president given unlimited access to F/town City of Francistown Mayoress Sylvia Muzila recently bestowed the award of Honorary Freedom of the City on the...

Mogorosi fined P5 000 and slapped with three-match suspension

Township Rollers veteran striker Joel Mogorosi has been slapped with a P5 000 charge by the Botswana Premier League Disciplinary Committee. Mogorosi was also handed...

Killed, chopped, and hanged

*Mob accuses family of murdering Tonota man, burn down house The search of a missing Tonota man ended tragically on Sunday as his body was...

Ghetto’s comedy king

Cracking our funny bone with tama brown There's never a dull moment when he's around. Born Batunge Ngube in Maitengwe 32 years ago, the comedian...

Elite chemicals, your one stop cleaning shop

Faced with the possibility of staying unemployed for many years, five women took a leap of faith and approached Gender Affairs to help fund...

It wasn’t me

Councillor denies involvement in man's mutilation A Francistown Councillor has parried away suggestions that she may have been involved in the maiming of a 20-year-old...

Have you seen her

Festive fraudster on the run Men on the prowl for one night stands in bars and nightclubs this festive season should be careful. A suspected young...

Coach loses P16 500 suit against Tafic

Tafic Football Club will now focus on consolidating their position in the ongoing BTC Premier League after a case in which their former coach,...

BIMC gets under way

The much publicized Botswana International Music Conference (BIMC) will take place on Thursday at Capitol Cinema-Masa in Gaborone. An initiative of a young pioneer in...

WizKid in town for Diamond City show

Arguably the biggest artist in Africa, rapper and song writer WizKid landed in Gaborone today ahead of the Diamond City show slated for the...