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Two games from glory

Santos and Dynamos battle for a place in the Premier League 180 minutes is all that separates either Flamingo Santos or Motlakase Power Dynamos from...

BMD councilor’s wife poisoned

Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) Councilor’s wife, Boikanyo Mmualefe is fighting for her life after drinking tea with milk suspected to be laced with...

Standard Chartered 5-A-side team off to Anfield

Standard Chartered Bank Botswana's 'Road to Anfield' 5-Aside champions, Botswana Defence Force, left for England, Liverpool yesterday. When the SC international 5-A-side tournament started in...

Robbery and rape suspect remanded in custody

Extension II Magistrate, Ntombizodwa Ncube, has further remanded robbery and serial rape suspect Oscar Venald Chabaya in custody pending police investigations. The 29-year-old Chabaya from...

Youth ministry rebrands

Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Thapelo Olopeng, says they have decided to evaluate and assess the relevance of their programmes and...

Drunken drivers to pay own medical expenses

The Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW) has announced a controversial decision to deny medical cover for what they have classified as‘ self- inflicted...

Cycling against cervical cancer

Ouma Cycling Team has embarked on a nation-wide tour to create awareness on cervical cancer in various villages and settlements across the country. The cycling...

Mascom donate towards netball world cup

As Botswana get set to host the Netball World Youth Cup – scheduled for July 8 to 16 – local companies continue to pledge...

Montsho’s return gathers momentum

Following her two-year suspension from athletics for failing a drugs test at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Amantle Montsho’s return to the sport is gathering...

Knife attack

THIEF STABS COP Thuso Gofetolwang of Ledumadumane Mogoditshane appeared before Broadhurst Magistrate facing three counts of assaulting a police officer, robbery and resisting arrest. Court heard...

Down to the wire

BTC PREMIER LEAGUE SET FOR THRILLING CLIMAX As the 2016/17 BTC Premiership season enters its thrilling final stages, there is still much to be decided. The...

Armed robbery suspect nabbed

Armed robbery suspect Kealeboga Mogale is expected to reappear in court today (Friday) following his arrest on Tuesday at Tlokweng border gate. The 34-year-old Mogale...

Tribute to Tiro

ROLLERS VOW TO WIN THE LEAGUE FOR FALLEN PLAYER Township Rollers have vowed to win the BTC Premier League as a tribute to their fallen...

Police part ways with Letlaamoreng

A recent run of poor performances has led to Police XI Football Club parting ways with their head coach, Maitumelo Junior Letlaamoreng. On Monday, two...

BDP women demand change

Botswana Democratic Party Women’s Wing chairperson, Dorcus Makgato believes the government should conduct gender awareness training for the police, prosecutors and judicial officers. The chairperson...

Metropolitan chess tourney returns

Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) will this weekend host the annual Metropolitan Chess tournament final at Cresta President Hotel in Gaborone. Metropolitan have contributed P120, 000...

Top vs bottom

Prowling popa look to pounce on lowly lovers Township Rollers and Green Lovers: two teams desperate for points for completely different reasons. The two sides meet...

Rollers robbers remanded

Four of the suspects accused of masterminding the recent armed robbery of popular football club Township Rollers have been remanded in custody. However, presiding Magistrate...

Local film producer to shoot new movie

Young, upcoming Motswana film producer, Linnet Vass has announced plans to shoot a new movie, entitled ‘Chief’. The film's plot centres around a trusted and...

Team BW to take Bahamas by storm

Montsho leads ladies relay teams in the World Relay meet This weekend Amantle Montsho will feature in the international relay competitions for the first time...

IWG empowers women in sport

International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG) is holding a three day Youth Leadership Camp for mentoring and empowerment of young girls in...

Riding for cancer

As part of their fund raising events ChainRing Cycling team will have dinner at Phakalane Golf Estate Hotel this Friday to raise funds for...

Rollers robber nabbed

Police have confirmed the arrest of a Botswana Premier League officer caught selling duplicated tickets for last Saturday’s Township Rollers v Mochudi Centre Chiefs...

Popa defeat Magosi in BTC Premiership game

BTC Premiership defending champions Township Rollers extended their lead after defeating their rivals Mochudi Centre Chiefs 2-1 last night at the national stadium. Rollers is...

Border posts ready for Easter

Tlokweng Boarder Post Immigration Officer in Charge, Kedumetse Lepang says all is in place to ease the movement of people entering and leaving Botswana...

Easter eggsitement

MAGOSI TARGET 'ROLLERS DOUBLE' Mochudi Centre Chiefs will be looking to complete an unlikely double when they take on league leaders Township Rollers at the...

Zimbabwean duo denied bail

Two Zimbabwean men, who allegedly stole car parts worth P37, 000, were denied bail by Broadhurst Magistrate Lilian Madabane this week. The magistrate remanded Edson...

Catching them young

Fountain of Germs Chess Academy and Grivas Chess Academy will host a chess boot camp at Tlhalogang Junior Secondary School in Borolong village during...

Suspected thief granted bail

A suspected cell phone thief momentarily escaped the prison cells when she was granted bail by Broadhurst Magistrates Court on Monday. 26-year-old Tshoganetso John of...

The smiling poet

Kenneth Cutrite Oaitse Moeng is a renowned musician, poet, comedian and orator. The 44-year-old son of Elizabeth and George Gagobonale Moeng from Ntloedibe ward...

Double-murderer sentenced to 47 years in prison

A 42-year-old secondary school teacher will spend the next 47 years of his life behind bars after he was found guilty of double murder...

Reaping the rewards

Batswana benefit from Technical Devices Levy Companies and Intellectual Property Authority (CIPA) recently sponsored 24 projects with a combined total of more than P20 million. The...

P4.25 Billion for tertiary sponsorship

The Minister of Tertiary Education, Dr Alfred Madigele has announced that his ministry’s budget for 2017/18 sponsorships is P4.25 billion. The minister officially revealed the...

Stop Press Masisi convenes emergency night meeting

Following the Botswana Democratic Party(BDP) 55th National congress where Nonofo Molefhi’s team is reported to have overshadowed the incumbent Party Chairman, Mokgweetsi Masisi’s team...

Russian ballet thrills audience

This weekend, residents of Gaborone were wowed by a magical, mesmerising performance from the Royal Moscow Ballet. The elite group, which is made up of...

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...

Dead boy’s mum demands retribution

Little Ditiro Jerry’s brave battle for life ended early last Wednesday morning The 12-year-old had been kept alive by a breathing machine for the last...

The best of British

Leaving your home country to start a new life in a faraway, relatively unknown land is not an easy thing to do. However, having spent...

Nare parts ways with Gunners

Extension Gunners will on Saturday face Township Rollers in a BTC Premiership fixture minus Head Coach Daniel ‘Chico’ Nare after he tendered his resignation...

Cops arrested for ‘stealing’ cooler bag from a vendor

Gaborone West street vendor Galesite Bonnye Banyatsi has opened a theft case against two cops who allegedly stole her cooler bag with soft drinks. This publication...