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KILLED IN LINE OF DUTY

Wildlife officer fatally attacked by a buffalo A 37 year old wildlife officer Antonio ‘Tony’ Nleya was recently attacked and killed by a buffalo...

AIMING HIGH

Highlanders out to upset Santos in Coke Cup So it s goodbye to Amakhosi and hello to BR Highlanders as we follow our round by...

AMAKHOSI RISING

Second division outfit make progress in Coke Cup Celebrating its 20th birthday the country’s premier knock out competition kicked off last weekend when 64 teams...

ECCO FIRES MOYO

Ecco City Greens has parted ways with coach Maxwel ‘Malume’Moyo. His sacking comes a few days after his side’s shock 1-0 defeat by rookies...

TASC SHOCK TAFIC

Tasc moved off the bottom of the BeMobile Premier League with a shock 1-0 victory against local rivals Tafic in another exciting derby day...

TASC LOW ON CONFIDENCE FOR TACIC DERBY CLASH

The derby between Tafic and Tasc is one of the oldest fixtures in the sporting calendar, and despite the difference in their league status,...

TIME ON THEIR HANDS

Delay in form three results leaves students at loose end The delay in processing form three results has left many students stranded at home.With the...

HERE TO STAY

Tafic striker denies transfer speculation Tafic’s goal scoring sensation Clarkson Dzimbiri has pledged his long-term future to the club as his goals continue to keep...

TAFIC IMPROVE FORTUNES

The description of the Matjimenyenga Boys as ‘troubled Tafic,’ may be a thing of the past as the Francistowners continued their impressive improvement in...

BOCCIM TO HOLD NORTHERN YOUTH EXPO

BOCCIM will hold Northern Youth Expo for the first time in Francistown from 24-26 March this year under the theme ‘Accelerating Youth Entrepreneurs Contribution...

FRAFA HELD EMERGENCY MEETING

(FRAFA), Francistown Regional Football Association’s problem of office space will come to an end as the world Group of Companies has pledged to partly...

BDF XI SIGNS NEW KEEPER

The transfer window is open and players are moving from one team to another. Division 1 side Francistown Combination Stars have lost their goalkeeper...

CHARMING CHARMA ROCKS BOBONONG

THE hit song, Matebele which rocked Botswana last year oozed from the Bobonong community hall on the 28 of December as Babirwa came to...

TATI NICKEL’S HELPING HAND

Tati Nickel Mining Company (TNMC) have demonstrated their commitment to the national vision 2016, by recognizing and community development. 
TNMC education programme with the...

DIVISION 2 HIT BY FINANCIAL CRISIS

North division 2 teams claim lack of sponsorship for their league contributes to their poor performance. Players do not camp because of lack of...

BOCCIM DINNER A SUCCESS

BOCCIM held their annual northern dinner last weekend under the theme ‘Government Expectations from Private Sector if the country’s Revenue Continues to Decline’. In her...

CHAMPIONSHIP TIME AT KUFUKAN

Kofukan will this weekend hold regional junior and senior championships. The northern region will be represented by Kagiso and Thebe clubs and Kagiso whose...

Caught red-handed

Two drivers of Ihawu Holdings in Francistown who were caught draining diesel from their employer’s car have been sentenced to one year behind bars. Kabelo...

Troopers’ reign to splinter

For the first time in basketball League, BDF Splinters managed to reach the quarter finals. Splinters managed to reach this far by walloping Flames...

TOUGH TASC REACHES QUARTER FINALS

The defending netball league Champions Tasc, will this weekend battle out with other seven teams in the Spar league quarter finals in Francistown. The...

CWB takes Francistown by storm

United Kingdom charity Trust, Cricket Without Boundaries (CWB) was in Francistown for a week’s coaching clinic where kids were also taken through their paces....

Fighting piracy

Botswana Musicians Union (BOMU) this week held a 2 day anti-piracy training workshop for local artists in Francistown. The purpose of the workshop was to...

COACHES CAUSE A HAVOC IN PL GAMES

In the first six weeks be Mobile Premier league games played in Francistown has seen two coaches from the South given marching orders. Centre...

NBC 2010 OFFICIALLY OPENED

The Botswana Confederation of Commerce Industry and Manpower (BOCCIM) held the 11th national business conference in Francistown under the theme 'Deepening diversification through private...

EBAT LEADS CLEAN UP CAMPAIGN


EBAT Guest Lodge management last week facilitated an environmental clean-up campaign for Tati Siding village The event was officiated at the Main Kgotla, where the...

BNSC DRILLS AFFILIATES

BNSC has affiliates Empowerment Scheme, through which they may qualify for 
various forms of services depending on their performances; this was said by 
BNSC...

REFS IN SHORT SUPPLY

The Northern Region Football Association is sending out an SOS as a serious shortage of referees threatens the game in the lower divisions. Last...

Francistown prepares for Independence celebrations

As Botswana will be celebrating her 44 years of independence next week, Francistown residents have found it fit to take park in the day...

DEBSWANA GIVES BACK TO COMMUNITY

Debswana Corporate Social Investment Policy (CSI) last week showed their commitment  towards sharing with the community the profit they make from extracting diamonds. 
The...

Clash of the soldiers

The camaraderie that is always evident between soldiers will be put to the test when Francistown Area S BDF Camp based Diphatsa Volleyball Club...

BREAK THE CHAIN

Minister of Youth Sports and Culture Shaw Kgathi will this Saturday launch behavior change trucks in Francistown. The launch will be combined with Multiple...

OFF TO ZAMBIA

Vultures 7s Rugby national teams are going to Zambia today (Friday) to compete in an annual Confederation of African Rugby castle tournament. Vultures ladies team...

TAMBA WAITING FOR WITS CALL

Ecco City Greens attacking midfielder Robert 'Cliff' Tamba is back to his team after going for a month’s trials at BidvestWits while waiting for...

RUGBY 7s SQUAD SELECTED

Over the weekend, Ghetto Sharks Rugby Club hosted 12 teams tournament which was meant to select 7s national team which will play annual tournament...

One percent for sports on the cards

The Botswana Golf Union last week hosted the second edition of Dr. Kina Kim Invitational Golf Championship. The tournament attracted 60 participants and top...

ZEBRAS OUTRUN WARRIORS

For the first time in the history of Botswana football, the Zebras hosted the Warriors of Zimbabwe in the mining town of Selebi-Phikwe where...

BNSC TAKES STUDENTS ON

Before the Annual General Meeting, Botswana National Sports Council held a
sports quiz competition last Friday in Francistown in which primary, junior and senior schools...

MILITARY LAB OPENS

Botswana Defence Force in collaboration with the United States of America built a medical laboratory which cost 1.2 million pula. The lab was officially opened...

SPONSORS NEEDED TO FAN BASKETBALL FLAME

Despite lack of sponsorship the northern Basketball league is on as teams 
continue the struggle for funding. Flames basketball team coach Marvin Griffith explained the...

Local athletes fail to qualify for Commonwealth Games

Although he managed to win Mascom Phikwe marathon, Raobine Ramoseka did not qualify for Commonwealth Games set for India. He won the Marathon in a...