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  • Gov't to chase Chase to court

    September 21, 2018 4:00 AM 52

    On Wednesday, Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) deputy director Churchill Collyer, revealed that government has taken the matter to the Attorney General to look into a possible breach of Chase’s contract with government. He was responding to questions during a tour by local and international media of various sites where Chase recently

  • Police search for fatal hit and run suspect

    September 19, 2018 11:53 AM 70

    The unknown vehicle reportedly ran over and killed a 62-year-old woman suspected to have been to cross the road. Assistant superintendent, Zachariah Tshenyego said they have not arrested anyone in connection to the case. He said a passerby saw the old woman on the road but did not see her get hit by a car. an autopsy and was handed over to her family

  • South Africa's highest court legalises dagga use

    September 18, 2018 11:00 AM 74

    Pro-marijuana activists cheered in the public gallery and chanted "Weed are free now" when the Constitutional Court gave its landmark ruling. In a unanimous ruling, judges also legalised the growing of marijuana for private consumption. South Africa's government's had opposed its legalisation, arguing the drug was "harmful" to people's the health

  • Jehovah’s Witnesses Regional Convention Starts On Friday

    September 18, 2018 4:00 AM 44

    Sessions for the three days will begin at 9:20 a.m. An estimated 4,000 delegates are expected to be in attendance. The theme for this year’s convention is ‘Be Courageous!’ and it will feature 54 presentations that will include talks, audio dramas, interviews, and short videos. On Sunday morning, those in attendance will be treated to a special Bible

  • Mingo Returns After Brief Retirement

    September 18, 2018 4:00 AM 73

    Mingo Touch, whose real names are Aminoni Mujokeri announced his retirement in June after he performed during Franco’s album launch. He announced on stage that he would be quitting music to focus on his ministerial role at the Christ Embassy church located at the KB Mall in Gaborone. “It is time to say goodbye. I have been around and would like to thank

  • BDP Mogoditshane Chair Face Chop

    September 18, 2018 4:00 AM 71

    In a letter dated September 13, 2018, the BDP region secretary Obakeng Kgabo states that: “Mogoditshane branch members being referred to as concerned members have on several occasions written to the regional committee requesting that the branch chairperson be removed and on the 28/08/2018 follow up correspondence made by the same branch members. A hearing

  • 'No Plans To Harmonise School Calendars'

    September 18, 2018 4:00 AM 68

    Responding to public calls, the Public Accounts Committee wanted to know if the education ministry has ever considered harmonising private and public school calendars. Arone stated in response that the ministry operates a school calendar, which is developed in conjunction with many stakeholders that include sports, exams, unions and also the association

  • BERA Laptop Acquisition Raises Eyebrows

    September 18, 2018 4:00 AM 68

    He went on to accuse some of his colleagues in the Board and senior management for tainting his name. Sources claim that Ndove made a controversial sale of computers to the energy regulator through his company Pipe King Services. According to documents seen by The Monitor, Ndove sold four laptops to BERA for Board members at the value of P34, 384. According

  • Kgaboetsile Wins Big At BNSC Awards Ceremony

    September 17, 2018 2:00 PM 62

    Kgaboetsile scooped the award and took home the trophy and a whooping P100, 000 beating the likes of Isaac Makwala of athletics and Ofentse Bakwadi of Karate to the ultimate prize. Both Makwala and Bakwadi were tipped to go head to head for the award after their successful year. Makwala, 31 who won the sportsman of the year on the night had an eventful

  • Jehovah’s Witnesses to attend regional convention

    September 17, 2018 4:00 AM 68

    According to the Jehovah’s Witnesses spokesperson Tshepiso Mokhuchedi this theme will appeal to people of all ages who are having to deal with more anxieties and fears than ever before. “Undoubtedly, it takes courage to face these challenges,” he said. Each day’s programme will begin at 09:20 hours with multimedia presentations, song and prayer. to face present