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New coach for Tafic

Who'll ascend to Matjiminyenga's hot seat The long awaited return of Tafic Football Club to top flight football will present an opportunity for unemployed coaches. The...

50 years of mining

Debswana celebrates a Golden Jubilee of discoveries Debswana Mining company celebrated 50 years of diamond discovery in Botswana in a special conference in Orapa. The conference,...

‘So much to celebrate’

Muzila reflects on Francistown's 120 years This September, the city of Francistown will celebrate 120 years of existence. For one of the oldest industrial cities in...

From the rank to the decks

When he was forced to drop out halfway through his tertiary education, Mosa Puso nearly gave up on life. However, a voice from within kept...

The reds resurrection

Sparks to fly as Tafic and Dynamos battle for promotion Matjiminyenga fans asked to bring their champagne. With just one game left to play this...

No divorce, no marriage

*80-year-old granddad dumps wife for young flame *Kids block their father’s wedding to his ‘mistress’ A love struck Dibete Headman got the shock of his...

BDP youth unleashed (Road to Tonota)

Uncertainty for the old guard as young BDP cadres flex their muscle An air of uncertainty is building within the ruling Botswana Democratic Party's (BDP)'s...

BOFEPUSO triumphs

Justice Sechele dismisses BOPEU application with costs. In yet another milestone for Botswana Federation of Public Sectors Union (BOFEPUSU), Justice Bengbame Sechele ruled in their...

Ba Isago drills area W’s future Entrepreneurs

Itekeng ward Vision 2018 well on track Aspiring young entrepreneurs in Francistown's Itekeng ward, particularly Area W will take part in a 'Business Empowerment Programme...

Why Masisi can’t lose (Road to Tonota)

Molefhi camp fear return of Khama as party Chairman Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi is racing against time to consolidate his slack grip on the Botswana...

Northern trade fair courts Zim traders

Business Botswana projects 20% exhibitor increase The 2017 edition of the annual Business Botswana Northern Trade Fair will mark an official partnership between Zimbabwean business...

We are broke

Centre Chiefs hit rock bottom as players boycott training for third week The royal house in Mochudi is crumbling. Mochudi Centre Chiefs are a team in...

Sensei Otsile’s starlets

Chobe Karate Club Instructor Sensei Otsile Motsamai is a man on a mission. The first dan black belt is transforming lives in Francistown through...

King Zakius’ throne

Reggae/Dancehall made in Maun and born in the Ghetto 22 years ago, at the tender age of 13 Ikanyeng Ramokgaleme bought his very first cassette. It...

Who’ll wear the diamond crown?

.....As Jwaneng trade blows with Orapa in Mascom Top 8 Final The golden glow of the Mascom Top 8 trophy will have the added sparkle...

A makeup artist with a dream

Monarch native ascending the cosmetic industry She simply wants to be known as a Makeup artist with a dream. Her modest office at Monarch Industrial...

Rogue cop’s life of fear

*DIS fingered in Police College drop-out's troubles A police recruit whose career was cut short just a week before he was due to graduate is...

A suburb in the ghetto Francistown’s multi billion city village

BDC commits P300 million to the project Developers, Apex and BHC express interest The long-held dream of Modern Ventures Company (MVC), a wholly citizen owned...

Gunners’ P1 million dream

Peleng giants send an SOS to loyal supporters The embattled Lobatse giants, Extension Gunners have come up with an audacious plan to raise P1 million...

Batswana urged to invest in property

Botswana Housing Corporation Chief Executive Officer Reginald Motswaiso has called on citizens to invest in home ownership. The BHC CEO said it is disheartening to...

Rolling away with the league

Gunners aim to halt rampant rollers Extension Gunners will become the latest team to try and stop run-away league leaders Township Rollers when the two...

Community spirit triumph over adversity

A community group of 100 concerned individuals in Francistown recently banded together to support a mother who lost her child in a bizarre and...

A mother’s anguish

Her solemn face is a picture of extreme sadness; the puffiness around her eyes an unmistakable sign of long, sleepless nights. Meet Kopano Otukile, a...

A fortune in misery

Enterprising businessman cashes in on cyclone Dineo devastation The tropical depression following cyclone Dineo hit residents of Zoroga, Tsokotshaa and Gweta in the Tutume Sub-district...

Gweta drowning in thirst

Water, water everywhere but not a single drop to drink "I just wish this water could stay forever. It feels good to go to school...

Back from the dead

  Herdboy allegedly killed for muti resurfaces in Letlhakane *Alleged murderer nursing wounds after mob attack in Dimajwe Tonota village was on Saturday left reeling in...

Family blast Police in missing boy saga

I know who kidnapped the boy- Rabeisane *The boy said he was visiting relatives- Police   Parents of a missing Tonota teenager have lambasted Tonota police...

Fake mourner jailed

Habitual conman caught at another funeral in Maunatlala - 18 months and 4 lashes for funeral conman   A bogus mourner who has been terrorising grieving...

Confrontation

Resurgent Tasc could open league race wide open - Tafic legend Mlungisi Kopi worried over complacency   In 2002 Tafic Football Club hosted Tasc Football Club...

Who exactly is selling BCL

Provisional liquidator contradicts himself on the latest development There seems to be confusion over the purported sale of BCL mine to a well off family...

First sun targets Francistown top dogs

First Sun Insurance Brokers (FSIB) have extended their innovative Executive Plus scheme to potential clients in Francistown. The scheme which was officially launched in Gaborone...

Floods wash away Sebina burial site

The old Sebina burial site which is uncomfortably close to the river could be relocated following a gruesome discovery of human remains that were...

No room for error

Full strength Tafic wanders into unfamiliar Pilikwe Ground *Matjimenyenga look to extend lead to eight points Tafic Football Club's return to the premier league could...

Four survive helicopter crash

Three people escaped with minor injuries following a helicopter crash in Tutume on Monday evening while one is still under observation at Bokamoso Private...

Fake mourner exposed

Btv saves grieving family from falling prey to a bizarre scam He took the adage ‘desperate times calls for desperate action’ too far when he...

Opposition party’s dissenting voice

Molapisi clears air over BPP's constituency stand The Botswana People's Party (BPP) is generally considered an insignificant member of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC)...

Francistown’s transformation within reach

Second Capital identified as a viable business destination The City of Francistown will soon shake off its 'Ghetto' name tag and transform into a modern...

No pain no gain

Body Active Gym takes Ghetto by storm Gym instructor and fitness fanatic Odirile Rakaki, 37, has set his sights on transforming the health and fitness...

BOTASH plans to explore untapped opportunities

Soda ash mine targets P300 million EBITDA by 2018 The largest producer of natural sodium products in the region, Botash (Botswana Ash) is looking at...

Fireworks ahead of bmd youth congress

Lobby lists shaped by Pilane/Mangole and Gaolathe/Mmolotsi axis The coming Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) Elective Youth Congress may be the defining factor in the...