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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...

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...