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Race For Rhinos off to a flying start

Botswana Tourism Board (BTO) in collaboration with Botswana's Ash and Matsieng Flying Club have started the fourth aviation Race for Rhinos in Sua Pan. For...

Hot wired guru

14 years ago, Kabelo Binns left his well-paid job as a Public Affairs Manager at Debswana – a position he achieved at the age...

Botswana to host SACU summit

President Mokgweetsi Eric Masisi, who is also the Chairperson of the SACU Heads of State and Government will this Friday (June 29th) host the...

Traffic cop investigated for rape

A Bobonong Police Traffic officer is in police custody after he was arrested for allegedly raping a minor. The incident is said to have happened...

Ensuring success

After eight years away, Newton Jazire has returned to Botswana Insurance Company (BIC), this time in the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). His rise...

BAMB hit by maize shortage

The Botswana Agricultural Marketing Board (BAMB) Chief Executive Officer Leonard Morakaladi has said that the marketing board was facing shortage of maize in its...

Suspected drug dealer pleads guilty

A suspected Old Naledi drug dealer pleaded guilty to three counts of unlawful possession of dagga when he appeared before Extension II Magistrate on...

Old man accused of indecent assault

An illiterate 63-year-old man appeared before Extension II Magistrates court on Wednesday accused of indecently assaulting a young girl. According to the charge sheet, Old...

Father remanded for raping daughter, 12

A 41-year-old father of Manga ward in Mmadinare was last week remanded in custody for allegedly raping his 12-year-old daughter. Selebi-Phikwe Police Station Commander, Superintendent...

Soaring for the skies

As a young girl, Kaone Rubicelle Kamanakao would gaze up at the sky in hypnotised wonder every time an aeroplane flew by. She promised herself...

Man dies in freak train accident

Old Naledi Police have confirmed the death of a 56-year-old man who died in a freak train accident on Tuesday morning. The man who had...

Gardener admits stealing p3m from dead boss

A gardner accused of stealing P3.9 million from his late employer’s estate has pleaded guilty to charges leveled against him on Monday. Bhekizwe Nkomazana from...

Global cancer cases expected to rise by 70%

Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Alfred Madigele has warned that the number of new cancer cases is expected to rise by almost 70%...

GU duo signed by South Africa’s Chippa United

Following their good performance at the just ended COSAFA tournament in Polokwane, South Africa, Kabelo Seakanyeng and Thatayaone Kgamanyane of Gaborone United have penned...

A leap of power

Growing up, Tsoseletso ‘Tsosi’ Magang initially made her name as one of Botswana’s best long-jumpers. The Kang native then made the leap from the pit...

BSE continues to attract investors

Registers biggest 2018 trade of P280m a day The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) Chief Executive Officer, Thapelo Tsheole has said that the BSE continues to...

Data Innovation Symposium to be held

1.5 million jobs available for data scientists Decision makers across various sectors of the economy are expected to meet at Avani hotel on June 28th...

BFA respond to COSAFA rape allegations

Botswana Football Association (BFA) Chief Executive Officer Mfolo Mfolo has refuted allegations that the woman who was allegedly raped at the ongoing COSAFA tournament...

Botswana ready to host CUCSA games

Botswana Tertiary Students Sports Association (BOTESSA) President Herbert Letsebe is confident the country is ready to host the Confederation of University and Colleges Sports...

Kalavango unveils technical sponsor

Kalavango Volleyball Club unveiled Vincent Excellent Tours as their technical sponsor this week in Gaborone. Vincent will sponsor both Kalavango men and ladies teams with...

‘Cousin insurance’ murder suspect remanded

This Tuesday the High Court suspended a bail ruling in a case where a man is accused of killing his 17-year-old cousin for insurance...

Batenegi hosts Vitiligo awareness workshop

Batenegi at Parliament Trust Chairman, Oageng Batenegi, will tomorrow (Saturday) host a vitiligo awareness workshop at Oasis Motel in Tlokweng. Vitiligo is a disease in...

Why did she kill herself?

BDP councilor commits suicide at party chairperson's house Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Specially Elected Councilor, Rebaone Mosidila of Rakhuna Village has committed suicide by drinking...

Simply the best!

Rollers win third title in a row In a thrilling end to the season on Wednesday night, Township Rollers were crowned BTC Premier League champions...

Our son was killed for muti

Family accuse former BDP councillor of murdering his cousin Barely alive and in unimaginable pain, the wounds on his mutilated body already starting to rot,...

Rollers robbed of P800 000.00

Police are investigating a case in which armed robbers broke into BTC Premiership Champions, Township Rollers' office, at CA Sales in Commerce Park at...

Water supply still a challenge despite recent rains- WUC

Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) Chief Executive Officer Mmetla Masire says although 2018 had good rains, water supply is still a challenge in some areas. Masire...

Protecting the abused

The Kagisano Society Women’s Shelter (KSWS) is a humanitarian non-profit organisation that aims to raise awareness about Gender Based Violence (GBV) in Botswana. It is...

Startimes enter the market

The country’s television subscription landscape is set to get a lot more competitive with the recent introduction of StarTimes. The multinational satellite television provider’s services...

Prisons XI bounce back to premier league

After being relegated to 1st Division South 8 years ago, Prisons XI managed to bounce back to the BTC Premiership after playing 2-2 on...

Hitting hard for softball

When Thabo Thamane announced he was standing for the Botswana Softball Association (BSA) Presidency, many dismissed his chances, writing him off as a no-hoper...

Prisons hold the key!

The warders take 2-1 lead into promotional play-off with Sua This Saturday, Sua Flamingoes and Prisons XI go head to head for the second time...

Fire extinguisher accident lands man in hospital

Injured man to sue police Careless traffic cops who nearly killed a passenger in a combi with a fire extinguisher could soon be slapped with...

Young zebras African adventure continues

U20s face Congo in AFCON qualifier The African adventure continues for the U20 Zebras this Saturday when they host Congo Brazzaville in an Africa Cup...

Engen’s ‘Win a tractor’ competition returns

Engen Botswana this week launched the sixth edition of their popular Farmers Dream 'Win a tractor' competition in Gaborone. The competition requires customers to fuel...

Coca-Cola World Cup promotion launched

Coca-Cola Company this week launched a consumers’ campaign dubbed 'The Football World Cup Promotion' in Gaborone. Coca Cola is one of the key sponsors of...

Taxi theft suspect remanded

Village Principal Magistrate, Goodwill Makofi, has further remanded car-theft suspect Lesego Bajaki Keobusitse who is accused of stealing a taxi. Court heard that on the...

Man accidentally runs over and kills stepdaughter

Mogoditshane Police have a arrested a man for causing the death of his 32-year-old step daughter. It is alleged the suspect was trying to park...

Montshiwa murder investigations complete

State Prosecutor Ernest Mosate has told Village Principal Magistrate, Goodwill Makofi, that the police have completed their investigations into slain Fairground Holdings Chief executive...

ATM scammers get away with P10 000 fines

Three Bulgarian nationals believed to have been behind the First National Bank Botswana (FNBB) Automated Teller Machines (ATM) scams sighed with relief this week...