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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...

Botho college students granted bail

Magistrate Ike Raphael of Village magistrates court this week granted bail to eight Botho University students. The students are accused of burning refuse on the...

Orapa courts high flying rollers

Ostriches look to exploit Rollers aging defence   With Mochudi Centre Chiefs still nursing self inflicted wounds, perennial achievers Township Rollers have found a new sparring...

Gaborone to host athletics international meet

The Gaborone International Meet track and field event will be held end of April at the national stadium. Athletes from Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Namibia and...

GU Judgement in March

High Court judge Justice Leatile Dambe on Friday postponed Gaborone United case in which supporters are challenging the legitimacy of the current committee led...

Passion for youth

Young volunteer wins American award Kagiso David Morebodi recently won The United States of America President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Youth of The...

BURS intensifies e-service education

Botswana Unified Revenue Services (BURS) Senior Revenue Officer, Opelo Mabua last Friday called on business people to take advantage of BURS’ e-service as it...

Orange empowers women in business

  Orange Botswana Foundation is introducing a digital centre for women where women in business will be trained on computer basics. Speaking to Voice Money, Orange...

Botho explains course accreditation process

Despite the ongoing Botho University student unrest over unaccredited courses, Botswana Qualification Authority (BQA) says the courses have been approved and are legitimate. Last year...

GU judgement set for March

High Court judge Justice Leatile Dambe on Friday postponed Gaborone United (GU) case in which supporters are challenging the legitimacy of the current committee...

Confessions of a celebrity weatherman.

Botswana Television weatherman, Radithupa Mesho Radithupa is one hell of a nice guy! Following the torrential downpours that came with Cyclone Dineo last week, Radithupa...

Botswana gets $100m for oncology centre

The Ministry of Health and Wellness last week conducted a ground breaking ceremony for a Children’s cancer and Blood Disorders Centre of excellence in...

Delicately poised

Popa and Matebele in a Top 8 uphill battle against mine town outfits. Both Township Rollers and BDF XI will need the supernatural strength of...

My political journey

With some of the motions he proposes for debate in parliament Member of Parliament for Tati West and Assistant Minister of Investment Trade and...

999 signs Lecco

South Africa's 999 music stable owned by kwaito veteran Arthur Mafokate have signed local artist Lecco Kenosi. Lecco has released an album under the stable...

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...