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  • Galaxy Walks Past Sluggish Highlanders

    December 3, 2018 2:00 PM 53

    “My players are fatigued, we have not had a decent rest, the cup games and the trip here was too much for the boys. The result was far much better than the exhibition,” he said. Galaxy made their intention clear from the onset. They controlled possession and had the ball to themselves at least eight minutes of the opening 10 minutes. The hosts played

  • Guilty verdict for bank fraudster

    November 29, 2018 12:51 PM 48

    Mangombe is alleged to have been the mastermind of a syndicate that was made up of two Zimbabweans and five Batswana that defrauded Standard Chartered Bank Botswana, First National Bank Botswana and Barclays Bank Botswana of an amount close to P2 million in 2016. Bakang Magasula and Kabelo Mathe, who were later introduced as accomplices. Makofi said Mangombe

  • NPF millions loot showdown returns to court

    November 28, 2018 1:19 PM 55

    High Court Judge Zein Kebonang and his twin brother former cabinet minister and Member of Parliament (MP) for Lobatse Sadique Kebonang have been added into the new charge sheet due for the High Court. The twin brothers are facing a host of criminal charges amounting to over P130 million together with Bakang Seretse, Kenneth Kerekang, executive director

  • FCC, TC land dispute rages on

    November 28, 2018 9:17 AM 53

    For some time the city has maintained that it has failed on numerous occasions to access a farm it purchased from Tati Company (TC). The city council alleges that the former landowners, TC, block access to the farm. This week Muzila, when officially opening an ordinary full council meeting maintained that TC is not showing keenness to allow the council

  • 'Impatient' Drivers Worry Police

    November 27, 2018 4:00 AM 59

    Drivers’ impatience on the road is believed to have become almost endemic. Police have raised concern that reckless driving fuelled by drivers’ impatience on the road has cost lives over the years and continues to claim more lives. The acting Officer Commanding (OC) Paul Oketsang told The Monitor that it is easy to spot a reckless driver while on the road. He said ‘impatient’

  • Rangers End Winless Streak

    November 26, 2018 2:00 PM 55

    Rangers got in the game rooted at the bottom of the log, but showed character to overcome second-placed Peril in a game where three goals scored were ‘gifts’ from both goalkeepers while the other two were from the spot kicks. It was the home side who had the first attempt at goal. Letsile Montsho tried from a tight angle as early as the third minute

  • Counterfeit P200 Banknotes In Circulation

    November 23, 2018 12:55 PM 60

    The counterfeits are photo/scanned copies of genuine P200 banknotes with serial numbers AB 5961913, AF3545355, AG5493779, AJ305475, AJ1183081, AJ 9573218 and ZZ0498296. According to BoB, reported cases of these counterfeits were primarily found in the Thamaga policing area. when accepting banknotes from any source and should closely examine the security

  • Minergy seeks P70m to finalise Masama

    November 21, 2018 9:38 AM 69

    Minergy is developing Masama Coal Mine, which early next year will be Botswana’s second colliery and the first open cast coal mine in the country. The mine and associated coal wash plant, are being developed 50 kilometres northwest of Gaborone and will involve the export of an initial one million tonnes per annum into South Africa. Masama is estimated

  • Motlha Dominates YAMAs Nominations

    November 20, 2018 4:00 AM 64

    Motlha who hit the country by storm with his single ‘mmamotse’ this year had been nominated in the best newcomer, best single, best dance single, best R&B single, people’s choice/artist of the year and song of the year categories. Motlha is pitted against many equally talented artists like Han C of ‘sedi laka’ fame. Another artist who received a couple

  • DWD Ordered To Pay For Unfair Retrenchment

    November 20, 2018 4:00 AM 65

    Four of the five employees Setshwano Kebue, Botlhale Moalafi, Mokaedi Makholo and Lotshwao Ramasonya were awarded a combined P27,000.00 in addition to the money they were paid when they were retrenched in June 2016. Odirile Rantsie was removed from the claim, as he was not part of the mediation process. Kago Mokotedi represented the employees while Gerty-Anne