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  • Wanderers Keep Chase Alive With City Greens Rout

    January 14, 2019 2:00 PM 1884

    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 1399

    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 1319

    "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

  • Trailblazing Dingake in US residency, tour

    January 14, 2019 4:00 AM 1241

    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 1177

    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 1197 2

    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

  • Driver commits suicide after killing 71-year-old

    January 10, 2019 11:48 AM 1061

    The 31-year-old woman of Hunhukwe village was recently found hanging in her rented house’s rafters. The police investigations to establish the cause of her actions are ongoing whilst she will be laid to rest over the weekend at her home village. “We had a pending case of causing death by careless driving. Police investigations are ongoing to establish

  • Branch pumped up after bright Dakar Rally start

    January 8, 2019 12:29 PM 1024

    Peru rather than before when the terrain ran though Argentina and Bolivia. The race will end on January 17th. He finished the 331km between Lima to Pisco in 1:16:02 hours. The 32-year-old is making his debut in the competition, becoming the second Motswana to take part in race after Vincent Crosbie achieved the feat in 2017. "Day one done and dusted

  • Judge throws shades at Attorney General

    December 27, 2018 9:25 AM 1053

    The presiding Judge Michael Mothobi was unimpressed with the lawyer Otlaadisa Kwape representing the Attorney General (AG)'s conduct wondering why the government's principal advisor was not in court. Kwape had told the court that after reading the answering affidavit filed by Jacobs' lawyers he then consulted the AG Abraham Keetshabe who responded that he wanted

  • Master KG steals show at Gaabo Motho fest

    December 27, 2018 9:17 AM 1033

    The Ntshalele Le Ngwana hit maker set the stage on fire with songs such as Machonisa, Situation, Nywerenywere and Waya Waya. The highlight of his set was when he was joined by Zanda Zakuza on stage for their hit song Skeleton Move. is the home of Durban. Unfortunately, another South African artist Lady Zamar did not show up the event, despite m any looking