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  • 400 buffaloes mysteriously mass drown in Chobe River

    November 7, 2018 9:38 PM 140

    Initial investigations by authorities on both sides of the Botswana / Namibia Border suggest that an exceptionally large buffalo herd was grazing in Namibia when they stampeded into the Chobe river. that more than 400 animals drowned due to the massive movement of buffalo trampling, and falling from steep river banks. Carcasses have largely been removed

  • Flopped BMD Rally Fires Missiles At BCP

    November 6, 2018 4:00 AM 157

    While one would have thought the rally would have many party members coming to hear from their leaders on the way forward, the gathering was a flop with just over 100 attendants. It was promoted using the UDC name and the speakers kept referring to it as a coalition event. The rally, which started two hours later than the stated 2pm, was characterised

  • Highlanders Stun Wasteful Miscellaneous

    November 5, 2018 2:00 PM 161

    The encounter began moderately with both sides displaying composure in possession, and no respect to the opponents, but lost balls to unforced errors. Miscellaneous ultimately gained momentum and started knocking at their opponents end. In the 10th minute, midfield maestro Bhekuyise Kunene released Chakova Moyenga on the right side of the 18-yard box, he controlled

  • Matoteng, Pride Of Tumasera/Seleka Laid To Rest

    November 5, 2018 2:00 PM 156

    The Wanderers defender met his untimely death on Monday morning aged 29, after a motor vehicle accident in Radisele. Matoteng was not a household name in the country but noticeably by the numbers of the grievers that turned up at the somber ceremony of his burial, he was prominent. The tributes at his funeral ceremony spoke massively of the sense of impact

  • Gospel TV show fundraise for Old Naledi children’s home

    November 4, 2018 4:00 AM 150

    The Melody Gospel TV Show season two was launched last Thursday following a successful season one, which was won by Mooketsi Gaontebale in April 2017. The talent search show airs on Btv. At the launch, BOSETU Funeral Scheme (BOFUS) was announced as one of this year’s sponsors. They are providing a general sponsorship worth P100, 000. Other sponsors include

  • Mmamontle helps Batswana move local products

    November 4, 2018 4:00 AM 165

    Global producers sometimes overlook consumers’ authentic issues, but small-scale businesses that do not have enough budget to take up shelf space in stores are now getting a platform to sell their products thanks to Mmamontle Store at Molapo Crossing Mall in Gaborone. The store located next to Stanbic Bank Piazza is hard to miss. Passers-by always enquire

  • Botswana, Namibia headed for T20 showdown

    November 3, 2018 4:00 AM 115

    The two countries, were, heading into Thursday and Friday fixtures, unbeaten on six points, and are virtually guaranteed the two places at the next stage of the qualifiers to be held in Uganda next year. Botswana will be looking to finish top after an impressive start to the competition, although there was a little scare against Malawi on Tuesday afternoon

  • Reds, Blues prepare for derby clash

    November 2, 2018 2:00 PM 170

    With 21 league titles between the two sides, the clash is much anticipated, although it is now viewed as a harsh reminder to the GU faithful who have lived in the shadow of their more illustrious opponents since the last league triumph in 2009. The Reds are in 14th spot with just six points from nine games. The team is enduring their worst start to the season

  • BAA under fire ahead of IAAF president’s visit

    November 2, 2018 2:00 PM 140

    Coe is the first leader to visit Botswana, but BAA affiliates feel they have been sidelined. “The purpose of the visit is not clear. It is just a guessing game for us as affiliates. The BAA should have used the visit to its advantage. They should have brought us on board so that we strategise and come up with talking points for the visit,” an affiliate

  • Woman elected head of Ethiopia's top court

    November 1, 2018 10:03 AM 151

    Her name was put forward by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and MPs unanimously approved the appointment. It's the latest in a series of appointments in Ethiopia that has seen the promotion of women to top jobs. Last week, Sahle-Work Zewde became the country's first president - a ceremonial position. The week before, Prime Minister Abiy appointed a cabinet