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  • Wanderers Keep Chase Alive With City Greens Rout

    January 14, 2019 2:00 PM 1435

    The pacesetters (TAFIC) walloped Sua Flamingoes 2-0 in Sowa Town on the same day. The gap between the two remains four points. Wanderers completely dominated City Greens and created an avalanche of chances in front of goal, but were not clinical. They could have easily wrapped the encounter in the first half. The hosts forced City on the back foot from the first

  • Generous GU Donate Gate Takings To Chiefs

    January 14, 2019 2:00 PM 1032

    Chiefs recently lost a key official in Clifford Mogomotsi to a car accident, while the club is also facing crippling financial challenges. Instead of pocketing their 50% share of the gate takings, GU were instead generous enough to pass on the money to Magosi, in a gesture that touched a lot of football fans. “Chiefs are struggling financially, and also the loss of Clifford

  • Zimbabwe fuel price hike sparks protests

    January 14, 2019 10:14 AM 974

    "Angry people are preventing commuter buses from carrying passengers. People are just stranded," Nhamo Tembo told AFP. He was trying to travel from Epworth, a poor suburb, east of the capital Harare. "We want [President Emmerson] Mnangagwa to know our displeasure in his failure," protester Mthandazo Moyo told AFP. On Saturday, President Mnangagwa announced

  • Lucara targets P2bn sales from Karowe

    January 14, 2019 4:00 AM 949

    Should the diamond miner hit its target, the revenues would be higher than the 2018 forecast of US$180 million. Lucara has become globally renowned for the discovery of exceptionally large diamonds at its Karowe Mine in Letlhakane, particularly the famous Lesedi la Lone, the second biggest rough diamond ever discovered, dug up in November 2015. Eira Thomas

  • Higher SACU receipts help trim 2018/19 deficit

    January 14, 2019 4:00 AM 930

    Last February, Finance Minister, Kenneth Matambo projected a deficit of P3.6 billion, revising this in September to P4.6 billion, mainly due to revenues being diverted to Debswana mega-projects. Government, as a shareholder in Debswana, has funding obligations to the diamond miner’s upcoming projects, which include Cut 9 at Jwaneng and Cut 3 in Orapa

  • Trailblazing Dingake in US residency, tour

    January 14, 2019 4:00 AM 913

    Dingake will be in residence at the Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Law the last week of January through the first week of February 2019. He will give a public lecture, ‘Appointment of Judges and the Threat to Judicial Independence: Case Studies from Botswana, Swaziland, South Africa, and Kenya’, on January 29, 2019. Dingake continues to hoist

  • Tati River missing man found dead

    January 14, 2019 4:00 AM 861

    In a telephone interview with this publication, Serumola said that the deceased who drowned in the heavily flooded Tati River was identified as Mpaphi Olebetse from Sebina village. He revealed that the body of the deceased was found badly decomposed about one kilometre away from where he drowned. He said that Olebetse was found following collaborative

  • Khama made Tuli Conservation Trust founding patron

    January 14, 2019 4:00 AM 876

    Khama played a visionary role in establishing Botswana’s world-renowned conservation ethos and continues to provide strong leadership and commitment by working with regional and international conservation organisations. “The Tuli region is close to my heart and so I am delighted to become founding patron of the Tuli Conservation Trust,” said Ian Khama

  • Trouble brewing for BOMU interim committee

    January 13, 2019 4:00 AM 839

    Members, mostly artistes have threatened to sue the current committee for what they term maladministration and abuse of office. The committee has been at the helm since August 2018. Its chairperson, Taolo Moshaga was appointed last year after the council of arbitration nullified the election of the then committee and ordered its dissolution following

  • Branch off to promising start at Dakar Rally

    January 11, 2019 2:00 PM 841

    Branch completed the 798km between San Juan de Marcona and Arequipa on Wednesday, in a time of 04:53:57 hours, finishing just 00:46:15 hours behind leader, Xavier de Soultrait of France. This was the longest distant thus far as Branch finished as the leading African at the race with South African, Kenneth Gilbert completing the stage three on 28th position