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  • Bondo pays price for COSAFA blunder

    May 22, 2018 4:22 PM

    Bondo was sent home midway through last year's tournament after his questionable handling of the Zimbabwe/Madagascar tie. The Zimbabwe officials lodged a complaint with the COSAFA Referees Committee, after claiming their team was denied two clear cut penalties. "Every year, COSAFA makes its independent selection of referees that will given responsibilities

  • Trompies Kickstart Oldies' Series

    May 22, 2018 4:00 AM 1

    The much-anticipated event will also feature local acts such as Wizards of the Desert of phokoje and koko fame as well as DJ Boogie Sid. According to event promoter Lecco Kenosi, Waar Was Jy Oldies’ Series is debuting and bringing back Spikiri, Mahoota, Jakarumba, Mjokes and Donald Duck. “To fit into the atmosphere, people are encouraged to come dressed

  • 18 Young Batswana Receive YALI Fellowship

    May 22, 2018 4:00 AM 1

    The Mandela Washington Fellowship aims to empower young Africans to support growth and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, and enhance peace and security across Africa. It is geared towards outstanding young leaders who have several years of professional experience and a proven record of accomplishment in leading and promoting positive change

  • St John Gives Toiletry To Tlamelong

    May 22, 2018 4:00 AM 1

    The area Member of Parliament (MP) Masego Segokgo and the church leaders in Reverend Motsepe Sentsimako and Reverend Simon Legwete were also present. Tlamelong Rehabilitation Centre was established in 1974 to cater for physically disabled children. The school is under the Botswana Red Cross Society and admission into the school is free. Sentsimako and Legwete

  • Kgosi Gaborone Appeals For Royal Palace

    May 22, 2018 4:00 AM 1

    "I have travelled to many places and Dikgosi live in palaces. It is high time we build our own as Batlokwa. Kgosi should live in a beautiful palace with royal kraals and many other cultural activities for Morafe,” Gaborone said at a Kgotla meeting on Saturday. He found the meeting in progress as he had just returned from the Kingdom, which recently changed

  • Masisi Urges BDP Members To Unite

    May 22, 2018 4:00 AM 1

    Masisi said he was hopeful that his party will win Moshupa-Manyana by-election, which will be held on June 16. Moshupa–Manyana constituency became vacant after Masisi, who has been the area MP since 2009, ascended to presidency of the country. The BDP had five contestants - Benjamin Mogodi, Karabo Gare, Boikhutso Disele, Lentswe Mosanako and Stephen

  • White Colour Black movie premieres soon

    May 20, 2018 4:00 AM 3

    Actor, writer and playwright, Donald Molosi brings the film in collaboration with Botswana Movies Entertainment. The film star, Dudley O’Shaughnessy and the film’s director will be in Gaborone for the event. One may remember O’Shaugnessy for playing Rihanna’s love interest in the video, We Found Love. In the film White Colour Black, O’Shaugnessy plays

  • Hefty budget for Motlha's one-man show

    May 20, 2018 4:00 AM 3

    These are the words Suffocate, Motlha’s manager and producer uttered at a press conference held at the Stanbic Bank Piazza in Molapo Shopping Complex on Tuesday for the singer’s upcoming one-man show. Suffocate and his team wants to set the bar high when they launch the country’s most trending artist, and one could sense it from his speech on Tuesday

  • Global diamond jewellery sales hit P812bn

    May 19, 2018 4:06 PM 3

    According to the report, sales among consumers in the US accounted for US$43 billion last year, up four percent, while demand in China hit US$10 billion, growing by one percent in US dollar terms. In both markets, growth was underpinned by positive macroeconomics and strong consumer confidence, particularly in China where the latter indicator was said to be at a 20-year

  • Coach embarrasses BRU over Vultures job

    May 18, 2018 2:00 PM 4

    While Botswana Rugby Union (BRU) president, Lesedi Keekae was making an announcement at the National Stadium on Wednesday afternoon; across town Greeves was busy drafting his resignation letter. Greeves has coached Vultures since 2008 and his contract ended last year. During his stay, he won nine games and lost 14 out of the 23 he coached. That makes