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Cops crush Botho strike

Victim narrates agony of police brutality Amid chaos and confusion, on Wednesday evening the capital city’s streets momentarily resembled a war-zone as riot police ruthlessly...

Robbers remanded

Broadhurst Magistrate Gennai Jansen this Monday extended remand warrants for suspected robbers Obakeng Ratsie and Eric Sekhomba. Court heard that on the night of 1st...

Down but not out

ROLLERS CAF CAMPAIGN ON A KNIFE EDGE Down but definitely not out, Township Rollers will host Madagascan champions CNaPS Sport in the second-leg of the...

The whistle man

Growing up as a football player for third division side, Hartlepool FC in Selebi-Phikwe, Joshua Bondo never imagined that some day he will be...

For the love of film

Due to his role as a Setswana newsreader on Botswana Television, Kabelo Kgakololo has become a familiar face (and voice) to many of us. The...

Riding against cancer

The annual ChainRing Cycling Cancer Awareness and Fundraising ride will start on the 30th of April in Maun and end on the 6th May...

Chess foundation on the cards

Former chess talent Sledge Chidzhala is working on introducing a chess foundation, which he believes will help the Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) develop the...

Rollers ready to conquer Africa

The best of Botswana meets the crème of Madagascar when Township Rollers take on CNaPS Sports in the preliminary round of the CAF Champions...

Gabz divided

Popa vs Moyagoleele Derby day returns to the capital this weekend as inner city rivals Township Rollers take on Gaborone United at the National Stadium. Meetings...

GU confirm Kgaswane’s last minute transfer

Midfielder beats transfer deadline to register for Baroka FC In scenes reminiscent of Arsenal's capture of Mesut Ozil from Real Madrid in the dying minutes...

Raptured roots to tour SA

Local house group Raptured Roots are set to venture into the North-West of South Africa this weekend to take part in the Drum Night...

Vendors decry tomato leaf miner outbreak

Tomato leaf miner also known as Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) is a highly destructive insect pest to tomato plants and fruit and is also...

Court extends Ntsuape’s prison remand

Magistrate Merafhe Tladi of Broadhurst Magistrate court has further remanded notorious Gobuamang Ntsuape in custody. Bathusi Brown of the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) asked...

Four family members laid to rest after road accident

Emotions ran high yesterday as hundreds of mourners gathered at Mogobane village cemetery for the burial of four of Phiase family members who perished...

Music promoter with a big vision

When it was first announced that American Rapper, Rick Ross was coming to Botswana a lot of Hip Hop social media pundits doubted the...

Top 8 rivalry renewed

This week’s intriguing Mascom Top 8 semi-final draw pitted defending champions Orapa United against Township Rollers in a repeat of last season’s final. It was...

Chiefs secure exciting new partnership

Former league champions Mochudi Centre Chiefs signed a strategic partnership deal with Boitekanelo College this week. The new deal provides a much-need boost to the...

More charges against troubled Nkomazana

Just two days before the Gaborone High Court sits for consideration of his bail application, more damning charges have emerged against troubled gardener Bhekizwe...

High Court postpones Nkomazana’s bail hearing

Bhekizwe Nkomazana, a gardener accused of fleecing his late employer's estate of P3.9million, this morning had his bail application postponed to Friday by a...

Tokafala empowers SMMEs

In their effort to promote economic development and stimulate employment creation in Botswana, enterprise development program-Tokafala, are providing mentorship and support growth of micro,...

Robbery suspects remanded

Three men accused of robbing a Chinese woman, Shanshan Deng, at Oriental Plaza in Gaborone were last week remanded in custody to give way...

BCPYL against slashing of students’ allowance

Botswana Congress Party Youth League (BCPYL) Tumiso Rakgare says his party has taken a decision to embark on a robust campaign to mobilise students...

Modenga in trouble again

It seems Francistown Deputy Mayor, Lechezani Modenga’s uncanny knack for courting controversy has landed him in trouble again. Last Friday, Modenga was literally dragged to...

Zapata remains positive despite Gunners defeat

Despite their 1-0 loss last night, Gaborone United Coach Rudolph Zapata believes his team stands a good chance to contend for the league championship. Both...

Taxi driver murder suspects further remanded

The three main suspects in the murder case of Gaborone taxi driver Odirileng Shimane Kereeng were further remanded in custody following their mention before...

Baby Thebolo’s relatives held over his death

Three relatives have been held as suspects in the murder of baby Thebolo who went missing last week only to be retrieved in a...

Young entrepreneur of the year

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade; so goes the old adage and that’s exactly what former Miss Botswana Malebogo Marumoaga did. When she lost...

Slumbering giants awaken

GU and Chiefs aim to overcome slow starts to season Two slumbering giants of Botswana football will be desperately hoping to shake off their sleepy...

Suspected thief granted bail

Bukha Matlhare, the man suspected of breaking into cars at the Kgale/Game City Shopping Malls and stealing laptops and cellphones was on Tuesday granted...

Murder and robbery suspects denied bail

Three main suspects in the murder of Gaborone Taxi Driver, Odirileng Shimane Kereeng, were further remanded in custody following today’s appearance before a Broadhurst...

Tlhapane laid to rest

Departed Solomon Rabotapi Tlhapane was fondly eulogized at an emotional send-off over the weekend before an overflow crowd at the Anglican Cathedral of the...

Widow of murdered taxi driver speaks out

Suspected killers denied bail Devastated Dyna Montshiwa 49, and her eight children are still reeling in shock at the senseless murder of their father a...

Hollywood blockbuster set for Bots

Talented young Motswana writer and actor Sebati Edward Mafatie has announced exciting plans to film a new movie in the country next year. Currently based...

Nkomazana denied bail

Zimbabwean gardener, Bhekizwe Nkomazana, was this morning denied bail by an Extension 2 Magistrates court. The heavily built Nkomazana who is accused of conniving with...

Gardener charged for stealing from dead boss

Zimbabwean gardener, Bhekizwe Nkomazana and his girlfriend, Ketshepile Sharon Lompehu, yesterday appeared before Extension II Magistrate Court on charges of stealing P3.9 million from...

Inspired by experience

They say experience is the best teacher. Tlhalefang Charles a renowned photographer and travel writer has been inspired by his love for travel to...

Scalded

Woman splashes bully boyfriend with boiling water An unsuspecting man got the shock of his life on Sunday night when his angry girlfriend, tired of...

‘Double identity’ suspect denied bail

A Zimbabwean man with two identities was last Friday denied bail by Extension II magistrate Ntombizodwa Ncube. Investigations revealed that the real names of the...

The transporter

Meet Sesennye, the transport business pioneer Many years ago Thomas 'Sesennye' Chikore visited his relatives in Bulawayo Zimbabwe and found them operating public transport business...

Charma gal collaborates with Muridzo

Local mosakaso music queen Charma Gal has teamed-up with Zimbabwean musician Andy Muridzo for the release of ‘Dherira’ – an exciting new single sung...