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Bantsi retains his South Region Athletics seat

Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) President, Moses Bantsi, was given another term to lead the Southern African Athletic body at an elective congress in South...

Amos to host X-mas lunch for the elderly

800m Olympic medalist and burgeoning businessman Nijel Amos is planning an early Christmas Lunch for the elderly in Marobela. The silver bullet, who was raised...

Celeb Edition with Duncan Mmeshe

After being retrenched from his job in 2007 in Durban, Francistowner; Duncan Mmeshe, 33, knocked on every door in the Zulu Capital looking for...

Sunday bloody Sunday

Football fans to pay with their blood for Tafic match In one of the more unusual initiatives by the newly appointed Tafic Football Club Chairman,...

Muzila calls for demolition of old magistrates court building

Francistown Mayor, Sylvia Muzila, has called for the demolition of the old Francistown Magistrates court buildings which she said have become an eyesore in...

I’ll beat you up

F/town councillor in fiery confrontation with political rival Their animosity towards each other has become something of a legend in Blocks 7 and 8 in...

FCC rejects Tati-Company proposal

The Francistown City Council has rejected a proposal by Tati Company over a protracted farm measuring approximately 139 hectares within the free hold land...

DJ Chase looking for BW collabo

Regarded as one of the hottest DJs in South Africa; the multi talented DJ Chase (Matibisi Ntshwana ) will perform in Botswana for the...

A costly affair

A picture perfect dream of reading a book in the leafy shade in front of his P1 million retirement home in Tati Siding turned...

Trio answer for Tutume murder

Father and son implicated in gruesome killing Three Zimbabwean men accused of killing an old woman in Nsuswane Lands near Tutume and Goshwe had to...

More concerns raised at Guma’s oil company

Employees of United Refineries Botswana, an oil company co-owned by Tati East Member of Parliament Samson Guma Moyo, CEDA and Mmoloki Tibe have accused...

Watch your mouth

Judge Moroka warns politicians over contemptuous statements A furious Francistown High Court President, Judge Lot Moroka has threatened to summon political leaders to court to...

New twist in EVM saga

Magama, Leburu not authorised by BCP - State The complexities of the case in which the Botswana Congress Party is objecting to the use of...

Botswana’s terrorism red flag

Judges to undergo training on weapons of mass destruction Botswana is likely to be red-flagged globally due to her weak interventions on anti-money laundering and...

Top 8 headache as Zebras flight delays

The national team, Zebras''s delayed trip back from Mauritania has put the Mascom Top 8 matches scheduled for this weekend in serious jeopardy. According to...

Angry employees seek payment from Guma Moyo’s office

Disgruntled employees of United Refineries Botswana, an oil company co-owned by Tati East Member of Parliament- Samson Guma Moyo, stormed the MP's constituency office...

Family meet over abandoned blind man

Following the revelation by this publication last week, the family of a blind man who was abandoned in Palapye have met to address his...

Gunning for Guma’s throne

How MaoDecks plans to topple Moyo She is the first woman in the opposition ranks in 2018 to win primary elections thereby earning the right...

Over my ZCC badge!

Abandoned blind grandad awaiting spiritual intervention For the last 18 months, a blind 73-year-old man of Maunatla village has been left to fend for himself...

ECG adopts primary school

Enlightened Christian Gathering Church (ECG), Francistown branch announced on Thursday morning that they have adopted Mahudiri Primary School in Gerald Estates. The school with a...

Govt. buys new luxury rides for judges

Minister of Defense, Justice and Security, Shaw Kgathi, yesterday (Monday) announced that local Judges will soon be chauffeured in new BMW's, an upgrade from...

BFA appoints First Division-North committee

Botswana Football Association (BFA) has appointed an interim committee following the unprecedented suspension of the First Division North Executive Committee. A decision was taken at...

Culture Spears producer dies

Zimbabwean based music producer Joe Maseko has died. Maseko who was behind the production of most of local traditional group, Culture Spears' hit songs succumbed...

The witty school teacher

A film director lost in the classroom He comes across as a reserved person who prefers to blend in rather than stand out. It is only...

Francistown needs economic revival- Moswaane

Francistown West Member of Parliament Ignatius Moswaane has called for a deliberate effort from the government to turn Francistown into an investment centre, to...

Veteran teacher charged

John Mackenzie teacher in court for indecent assault A popular teacher at John Mackenzie School (JMS) has been charged with three counts of indecent assault...

Viral suppression at 95% in Francistown

The Francistown District Multi-Sectoral AIDS Committee (DMSAC) are on course to meet the targets set by the 90-90-90 programme launched in 2017 by Mayor...

Skinflint ready to rock USA

Fresh from touring Europe with Tarja Turunen as support acts for her shadow shows, local heavy metal band Skinflint have been booked to perform...

The Phil’s morning plot

*Makhwengwe looks to upset Rollers in Gaborone derby It could be a case of deja vu for Phillimon Makwengwe on Saturday afternoon when his Gaborone...

90-90-90 programme on track- Muzila

The City of Francistown Mayor, Sylvia Muzila has hailed the 90-90-90 programme she launched in the city in 2017. In 2014, the Joint United Nations...

Orphan takes uncle to court over sold plot

'My nephew is a liar and a criminal' - Uncle An orphaned 22-year-old Olefile Blessing Phillimon has accused his uncle Edward Simon of cheating him...

Francistown youth embark on blood donation campaign

A newly formed community group; True Diamond Support Group has partnered with Botswana National Blood Transfusion Services (BNBTS) to kick-start the festive season's blood...

Industrial Court interdicts govt from de-recognising trade unions

Public Service Unions were given temporary relief this morning at Francistown Industrial Court when Justice Galesite Baruti interdicted government from giving effect to their...

Eight prisoners survive freak accident

Letlhakane Police are investigating a freak accident in which a police van carrying eight prisoners overturned after colliding with a private vehicle in Letlhakane...

Botswana’s Global Competitiveness Index drops

The recently released Global Competitiveness report from the World Economic Forum indicates that Botswana has dropped five places as compared to the 2017 report. In...

Tracing the origins of Barolong boo-Seleka

How Moroka and Matsiloje villages are historically connected Nestled between the two rivers of Ntshe and Gwebasechana, Moroka village in the north-eastern part of Botswana...

Zezuru: a tribe at a crossroads

A people notorious for shunning foreign influences including formal education and modern medicine, the Zezuru tribe seems to be at a crossroads. Known for their...

Chasing the dream

Youngster draws inspiration from Nkobolo A 13 year old boy from Moroka is adamant that just like his boyhood hero Onkabetse Nkobolo, he'll also represent...

Popular teacher accused of sexual assault

A teacher at John Mackenzie School (JMS) has been suspended amid allegations from three 10-year-old girls that he sexually assaulted them. Mervyn Greenland, who has...

Francistown has recorded four deaths since diarrhea outbreak

The Ministry of Health and Wellness has revealed that out of the recorded six fatal diarrhea cases, four came from the Francistown area. Since the...