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Athlete dies after collapsing during training

Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) have confirmed the death of 400m national team runner Omphemetse Mokgadi who collapsed on Monday while training at UB stadium. Mokgadi...

Pio braced for a fight

.....As Toronto proposes a 61% salary cut Notwane Football Club Head Coach Keitumetse Pio Paul has vowed to fight with everything he has a decision...

First lady tackles fertility issues

First Lady Neo Masisi has noted that over the years a large number of In Vitro Fertilization (IVFs) are done in the neighbouring South...

Accused woman stabber denied bail

A man accused of stabbing his girlfriend with a sharp object pleaded with court in vain on Monday to grant him bail. When appearing before...

Suspected wife-killer bailed

A man suspected of murdering his wife was granted bail by a Village Magistrates Court on Wednesday morning after his lawyer successfully argued there...

BFA partners with XL Skyways

Botswana Football Association (BFA) this week unveiled a P750 000 partnership with XL Skyways traveling agency in Gaborone for the next three years. The money...

New Era College produces its first Degree graduates

Since its inception for the past nine years New Era College have produced their first degree programmes graduates. This was revealed on Friday during the...

Suspected sugar-mummy killer granted bail

Youthful murder suspect, Percy Pabale, was this week granted temporary relief as Broadhurst Magistrate, Tshepo Thedi, released him on bail for the murder of...

Court dismisses exhumation of headless body

Extension II Magistrate, Batho Kgerethwa, this morning dismissed murder accused, Simon Badisa Kgowe’s application to have the headless body of his alleged victim exhumed. Kgowe,...

Let’s change our views on infertility- First Lady

Botswana's first Lady, Neo Masisi, has urged society to change its views of issues of infertility. Masisi made this remark yesterday (Monday) during the 5th...

Chiefs players on strike

Botswana Premier League (BPL) Office this afternoon cancelled Mochudi Centre Chiefs match against Miscellaneous FC which was scheduled for tonight in Serowe. Magosi players are...

Doping cases worrisome- BNOC

Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) President, Colonel Botsang Tshenyego, says doping continues to be a thorn in the development of sport. Botswana has so far...

Man accused of raping teen in his car

A partially blind man accused of raping a 14-year-old girl was granted bail by Extension II Magistrates Court on Tuesday morning. 41-year-old Bushi Robert Malope,...

Nurse charged for selling stolen ARVS

Old Naledi Police have arrested a 42-year-old male nurse on suspicion of stealing and selling antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). Odirile Sylvester Modisane, a nurse at Mmankgodi...

BDF and Police fighting for volleyball title

All roads lead to Molepolole Institute of Health Sciences this Saturday where Police VI and BDF VI male clubs will lock horns in a...

Killed for a cow’s head

COUSIN ACCUSED OF MURDER Extension II Magistrate Mpho Setshegetso on Tuesday morning remanded a man suspected of stabbing his cousin to death in a fight...

Criminals vandalise surveillance cameras

Thieves have started vandalizing the multi million pula project of 'Safer City' in Gaborone which is intended to curb the rising crime rate. Old Naledi...

Mosige to undergo knee surgery in SA

Orapa United Captain, Thabang Mosige, was today (Sunday) expected to jet off to South Africa where he is to undergo a knee surgery. The ‘Ostritches’...

Jay Jay Okocha is in town

Former Nigerian football superstar and premier league legend Augustin 'Jay Jay' Okocha is in Gaborone on a Barclays Bank of Botswana invite, to officially...

Trans World Food Distributors caught selling expired goods

Police, Bye Law, Registrar of Companies and health officers this week raided Trans World Food Distributors arrested company directors for selling expired goods. The wholesale...

A life cut short

Teenager fatally stabbed for calling cousin by nickname A schoolyard squabble between two 16-year-old cousins over an unwanted nickname has ended with one dead and...

Unidentified man found dead

Gaborone West Police are appealing to members of the public to help identify the body of a man, at Princes Marina Hospital mortuary, who...

Female zebras raring to go

Botswana's women senior national team coach Gaolethoo 'Ronaldo' Nkutlwisang says the team is ready to compete in the COSAFA championship to be held in...

Consumer fair opens doors for SMMEs

Liberty Life Managing Director Lulu Rasebotsa says the consumer fair has over the past 10 years opened up to people in the small to...

Kgowe to be sentenced for drugs possession

Broadhurst Magistrate, Gaseitsewe Tonoki, has further remanded Simon Badisa Kgowe until September 11th when he will be sentencing him for two counts of unlawful...

7 years in jail for abusing wife

Molepolole Magistrate Michael Itumeleng this Tuesday sentenced Mike Graduate Mutizwa to seven years in jail for grievously assaulting his wife Cathrine Mutizwa. When the ruling...

Driving the mining vision

Eunice Mpoloka broke new grounds when she became the first woman to get a metallurgy (art and science of extracting metals from their ores...

Soldier faces murder charge

Accused of killing a man in a fight over a cow's head A young soldier accused of stabbing a man to death in a fight...

Let the ball roll

BPL DISMISS FEARS OF DELAYED START TO THE SEASON Botswana Premier League (BPL) CEO Styles Ntshinogang has confirmed the BTC Premiership 2018/19 season will start...

Tlokweng murder suspect remanded in custody

Extension II Magistrate, Batho Kgerethwa, this morning further remanded Simon Badisa Kgowe, a suspect in the recent murder of Elizabeth Bonolo Kerekang whose headless...

Frustrated immigrant hangs himself in girlfriend’s house

Old Naledi Police have engaged Interpol to help locate the family of a man who allegedly committed suicide at his girlfriend’s house on the...

Football for empowerment

Moroka village hosts FFA tournament Four amateur football teams will lock horns in the inaugural annual Football Foundation for Africa (FFA) tournament on 18th August...

BDF athletics club host half marathon

Botswana Defence Force (BDF) Athletics Club-Mogoditshane will host its first annual 21.1km half marathon on the 26th of August. The event will give athletes a...

Dintwe’s dilemma

The golden girl of long-distance running, Onneile Dintwe fears she is not fit enough to defend her Orange Phikwe National Marathon title. The 32nd edition...

Four suspected drug dealers remanded in custody

Village Chief Magistrate, Goodwill Makofi, has remanded in custody three men and a woman who were allegedly found in possession of a substance suspected...

Making ends meet with nyeletso lehuma

Gaborone District Commissioner’s office in partnership with the City Council recently held a Poverty Eradication Market Day under the theme ‘Empowering Small Entrepreneurs to...

The Money Man

Steven Bogatsu’s journey with First National Bank Botswana (FNBB) began in 2007 when he joined as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). It was a position he...

Doing it for charity……and P300, 000

PRE-SEASON FUN IN LUCRATIVE CURTAIN RAISER The lines are closed and the votes are in – all 225, 250 of them! The first-ever BTC Charity Cup...

Where is the head?

Missing part delays Tlokweng woman's burial Funeral arrangements of a murdered Tlokweng woman have been delayed as the grieving family waits for police to find...

GU at a crossroads

Gaborone United's troubles look set to rumble on as the club's branch chairmen and interim committee clash over the return of controversial former Director,...