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Acute shortage of accountants-BICA

Only 1 223 registered Accounting Professionals Botswana is still grappling with a persistent acute shortage of Chartered Accountants. According to Botswana Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA)'s...

Murder in the royal house

Wife and son arrested in Mopipi Chief murder case A dark cloud hangs over the dusty village of Mopipi in Boteti district following the brutal...

Boost for Letsholathebe sports

Retired High Court Judge, John Zwibili Mosojane put a smile on Letsholathebe Primary School football and netball teams last Wednesday. The two sports teams each...

Boost for Letsholathebe sports

Retired High Court Judge, John Zwibili Mosojane put a smile on Letsholathebe Primary School football and netball teams last Wednesday. The two sports teams each...

We don’t need weapons of mass destruction

Francistown West Member of Parliament, Ignatius Moswaane is known for shooting from the hip. His combustible and volatile demeanour has divided opinion, creating both friends...

Promoter par excellence

DJ SK talks Francistown Jazz Festival For a man who has done so much for local jazz music, Soares Katumbela gets far less credit than...

Ghetto gruesome murder

Accused delivered by TB Joshua in 2014 Allegations of drug peddling, forgery and uttering of false documents are flying thick and fast in a murder...

Police officer found dead- murder suspected

Francistown police are investigating a case in which a 26-year-old man was found hanging from the rafters of his house on Thursday evening. Confirming the...

Tafic FC on shaky ground

Early signs of cracks at Matjiminyenga as Motaung quits The euphoria still hangs in the atmosphere, and the celebratory chants are still vividly playing in...

Mosienyane bids business Botswana farewell

Business Botswana President Lekwalo Mosienyane bid his colleagues farewell at the just ended Northern Trade Fair. The BB President's contract comes to an end in...

BDP trio snub disciplinary committee

The three suspended Botswana Democratic Part (BDP) members failed to appear for a disciplinary hearing yesterday in Francistown. The trio Otsile Moses, Boago Mosarwane and...

Saved from the mob

Police rescues man wrongfully accused of robbery and rape A young man from Mandunyane village suspected to be a robber and rapist intends to take...

Vegetable demand too much for local farmers

Big retailers still import seasonal vegetables and fruits South Africa's horticultural farmers continue to benefit immensely from Botswana's inability to produce enough vegetables and fruits...

A scribe in the political space

The mere mention of his name around Monarch and Blue Town never fails to get a reaction out of an audience. Tebogo Toteng is a...

Youth lead Pilikwe economic revival

Young people at Pilikwe village are at the fore-front of reviving the village’s ailing economy. Once known for its enterprising inhabitants and model for self...

China railways sued for negligence

Injured woman demands P300 000 compensation China Railways, a company undertaking the construction of the Thapama interchange in Francistown has run out of time in...

The diamond finder

"Without the dedicated labour of Batswana, we would never have discovered diamonds" 50 years ago, a 23-year-old geologist from Transkei came to Botswana on an...

LEA’s mentorship programme hailed

Media tour reveals undocumented entrepreneurship success stories Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) was given a nod of approval by entrepreneurs in Boteti, Serowe and Palapye during...

Teenager dies in a fist fight

Three teenagers are in police custody for questioning in connection with the death of a 16 year old boy from Block II in Francistown. According...

Promotion company breathes life into ghetto music scene

Ghetto artists praise Special Guru Promotions The first annual Kwambala Cup Music Festival (KCMF) was a massive success. The show held at the old Francistown stadium...

The power of evil

TRIO TORTURE, KILL MAN, 76 BEFORE RAPING OLD WIFE Two young men have been arrested for the savage attack of an elderly couple, during which...

The return of ‘Steech’

Muzila snubs reappearing Modenga Controversial former Francistown Deputy Mayor, Lechedzani Modenga is back. The man popularly known as ‘Steech’ on the second city’s streets has been...

Scar to rock lizard

Legendary hip hop artist Thato 'Scar' Matlhabaphiri will perform at Lizard Entertainment this Friday. The Big S.C.A.R will share the stage with DJs T-Man, Tosh...

Monarch’s matriarch(Pioneers)

The woman who built a creche between two raging rivers Getting directions to MmaGaolathe's yard in Monarch is not difficult. Everyone knows her. After making a few...

Masa square hotel celebrates in Francistown

Masa Square Hotel management were in Francistown last Thursday where they hosted a dinner for their stakeholders at Adansonia Hotel. Located in the heart of...

The champ’s last bow

Nkabiti to be laid to rest this Saturday In Herbert Nkabiti's now iconic picture, Botswana’s international junior welterweight boxer has gone in with his right,...

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...