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Taking tennis to the next level

Since its foundation at the start of March 2013, the Francistown School of Tennis has dared to dream big. Despite not receiving any support from...

Driven to death

‘Abused’ man hangs himself A rocky relationship, domestic violence, perpetual fits of jealousy by his live in girlfriend this week drove a Ministry of Agriculture...

Please take us straight to prison – suspects

Two car theft suspects who feared torture this week begged a Francistown Magistrate to order police officers to take them straight to prison and...

Cycling for charity

President Ian Khama and selected Cabinet Ministers are expected to undertake a 100km cycling expedition alongside Bank Gaborone's Managing Director Sybrand Coetzee and his...

F/town Deputy Mayor still AWOL

Debt ridden Francistown Deputy Mayor Lechedzani Mudenga once again failed to attend a full special council meeting this week while his whereabouts still remain...

BTCL donate half-a-million pula to Francistown marathon

After last year’s hugely successful inaugural beMobile Francistown City Marathon, which involved over 3000 participants, Botswana Telecommunication Corporation Limited (BTCL) have once again got...

Ndadi forges ahead with quest for private prosecution

Human Rights activist and attorney, Uyapo Ndadi, of Ndadi law firm will this weekend travel to Sebina in his first move towards instituting a...

75-year-old man rapes teenager

A 75-year-old man appearing before Francistown Magistrates Court this week was found guilty of raping a 19-year-old woman. William Mmolotsi, from Area W location in...

Brutal murder

Air Zim boss killed in Botswana Air Zimbabwe public relations manager, Shingai Dhliwayo was last Saturday found dead and her body tied to a tree...

Orange letlhafula returns

The much anticipated Orange Letlhafula returns to Botswana Craft this Saturday under the theme ‘Tshomarelo ngwao go ya dikokomaneng’. Orange Letlhafula is a popular annual...

Township Rollers FC appeal to court of arbitration for sports (C.A.S)

Mochudi Centre Chiefs could be crowned the be Mobile 2015/16 Champions this weekend after Township Rollers were docked 10 points by the Premier League. However...

Global economic outlook uncertain- IMF

The Governor of the Bank of Botswana, Linah Mohohlo, has just returned from Washington DC (USA) where she participated in the Spring meetings of...

BIH park to be completed this year

Construction of the iconic Botswana Innovation Hub building which commenced in August 2014 is scheduled to be completed during 2016. The parks construction is said...

Comedy and cocktail night

Rail Park Comedy and Cocktails’ Night is bringing non-stop laughter and excitement to the palatein Gaborone on Friday the 22nd of April at Rail...

The moment of truth

Gloves are off as UDC and BDP goes to the polls Almost two months ago, The Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) snatched Sekoma ward from a...

Mr and Mrs public service crowned

North West District choose its finest Maun Police and Gumare Primary Hospital were the big winners at the inaugural North West District Mr and Mrs...

Philip Matante campaign turns violent

BDP's Majadibodu accused of assaulting UDC activists Campaigning for the vacant Philip Matante ward in Francistown took a sinister turn this week amid allegations of...

Crying shame

  Man rapes mentally challenged woman A 57-year-old man of Dukwi who was caught soon after having sex with his mentally challenged neighbor was this week...

The law is an ass

  Table turns on woman in court A 43-year-old woman who dragged her debtor to the Mogoditshane Kgotla for a 720, 00 debt was shocked to...

Deloitte Commits to Driving Sustainable Developmental Change in Botswana

Deloitte Botswana has once again recommitted itself to be agents of sustainable developmental change in the country. In a message shared recently at a stakeholder...

Death of a Shebeen Queen

Customer butchers shebeen owner to avenge nephew’s death A 71-year-old woman who owned a shebeen in Rasesa was recently murdered by a customer who was...

Man (40) rapes stepdaughter, 13

A man in his early 40s was expected to appear before the Francistown Magistrate Court this morning (Friday) for raping his 13-year-old stepdaughter. Tatitown Police CID...

Never on Time

Cllrs lambast govt for late projects The snail pace of major projects in Francistown has irked councillors who are now calling for heads to roll...

Banda wa Mokone

BOOK REVIEW Upon reading local author Gorri Aldoras Golivar’s (a pseudonym derived from combining a host of Latin American Revolutionaries’ names) sophomore offering titled Banda...

Boy 13, drowns trying to retrieve ball

A 13- year- old boy drowned in Metsimasweu River in Serowe on Tuesday while trying to retrieve his ball which had been kicked into...

Man Killed over P20

A 22 –year- old man of Mbanderu ward in Nokaneng was last week fatally stabbed by his friend over P20. According to Officer Commanding District...

French investors eye northern region

French ambassador to Botswana Anne de la Blache says investors are willing to set up businesses in Francistown and the better northern part of...

Man 25, fatally stabs Lover

Residents of Modipane village were left horrified this weekend after the gruesome murder of a popular member of their community, 35-year-old Ditshotlego Sengombe. Onthusegile Ralegae,...

Zebras activations for Ghetto shopping malls

Zebras players to mingle with fans in Francistown Botswana Football Association has given Glamour Sports the green light to carry out activations on behalf of...

Booted out

  President Ian Khama fires mass media complex boss Deputy Permanent secretary responsible for media in the Ministry of Presidential Affairs and Public Administration (MOPAPA), Mogomotsi...

Dawn of new era in F/Town

  Second city reduces use of pit latrines There is imminent positive change sweeping through the city of Francistown as Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) moves to...

Women on top

  Female CEOs in charge of BIHL The World Economic Forum has estimated that at current levels of progress, the gender gap will not entirely close...

Celebrating women

  Senior female civil servants and their colleagues from parastatals gathered at a local hotel in Gaborone on Tuesday to offer advice, anecdotes and words...

BIHL investments pay off

  Botswana Insurance Holdings Limited (BIHL) last week left its stakeholders with a smile as it announced that directors have resolved to set final dividend...

Save our Cyclists

  A call for safer roads Last Month a wife lost her husband, children lost their father and the world lost a good citizen when an...

The perfect sundowners

  Lansmore Masa Square, now renamed Masa Square Hotel, has for the last few months been undergoing a little nip/tuck, and the results thus far...

Top educationist

  Businesswoman of note Daisy Molefhi might be known in some circles as a cabinet minister’s wife but in the education sector she is well known...

Don’t panic

  Zika virus not a threat Following the first reported case of the Zika virus in South Africa last week, the Ministry of Health has moved...

Oil depot takes shape

  The Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources says spanners are at work and progress on track as construction of a bulk petroleum strategic...

‘I am the killer’

  Herdboy absolves Chief Mathiba's sons Claims police brutally forced him to lie. The Mmathethe murder case involving Chief Daniel Mathiba’s two sons took a new...