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  • Flamingoes' chance for promotion is now

    April 25, 2018 11:46 AM 71

    Sua Flamingoes were confirmed as Debswana First Division North runners-up after their victory over Great North Tigers (GNT) on Saturday, booking a promotion play-off spot. Flamingoes will face Prisons XI in a fortnight. Prisons XI finished second in the First Division South, behind winners, Notwane. The winner of the two-legged play-offs will earn promotion

  • BAA sends strong team for CAA Championships

    April 25, 2018 11:46 AM 68

    BAA public relations officer, Ipolokeng Ramatshaba, said the team has been in camp since Monday and the success of the Commonwealth Games team is expected to rub off the juniors. guidance of Moemedi Ndolo and Chilume Ntshwarang. Pinky Wilson is the team manager. Boksburg are Thuso Zeborone Machara (102m), Onneile Phokodi (400m), Refilwe Moranki (102m), Rose Sanane

  • Clap 'n Tap splendour at Botho

    April 25, 2018 11:36 AM 64

    Lighthouse Theatre Promotions founder Mashumba Mashumba said the mouthwatering Clap n Tap Music Festival dubbed ‘Lobebe lwa mmino wa Seposetolo’ was expected to bring gospel music lovers a time of their life when the most followed and prominent Botswana and South African gospel choirs share the stage. “The choirs expected to partake in the much anticipated

  • Haidongo's comradeship paves way for Kapinga

    April 24, 2018 12:42 PM 78

    The primary elections are meant to secure candidacy for the 2019 general election. Haidongo stated that although he did not make a public announcement that he will not contest the primaries he took the decision late last December. The BCP firebrand’s decision not to challenge Kapinga has come as a surprise to many. Initially, he strongly remarked that he would

  • BMC Francistown abattoir still operational

    April 24, 2018 9:20 AM 73

    Briefing farmers at a Pitso that was organised by the city of Francistown, Tombale said the BMC abattoir is still operational contrary to claims that the abattoir closed. Tombale said the abattoir was operating below minimal level hence farmers think that it is closed. “The BMC abattoir is still operational. Some of you think that it is closed, but that is not the case. The abattoir

  • Primetime Sees Improved Tenancy

    April 24, 2018 4:00 AM 72

    “Pep, Ackermans, Clicks and Jet all opened in the first quarter of this financial year and it will still take some time to bed down this centre after its rocky start, but with the new KFC drive-through due to open shortly it is looking more positive,” he said. The tenanting of Pilane Crossing has been a hurdle with partial settlement of the widely reported

  • Masunga Fires Broadsides At Police

    April 24, 2018 4:00 AM 66

    Giving a vote of thanks at the Eighth Annual National Community Policing Cluster Awards on Thursday at Adansonia Hotel, a worried Masunga said that in some instances the police do not show up in court altogether. This, Masunga added, is reprehensible because the police would have been dully served with court papers showing them the time, date and place

  • Botswana, Zambia cement 50 years ties

    April 23, 2018 4:00 AM 73

    President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s inaugural working visit to Zambia demonstrated the significance Botswana attached to consolidating bilateral relations between the two countries. During his visit to Zambia last week, President Edgar Lungu requested Masisi to officiate at the 92nd Zambia Agricultural and Commercial Show in August. Accepting the invite, Masisi

  • Man beats lover to a pulp, hangs himself

    April 19, 2018 3:45 PM 77

    It remains a mystery as to what could have transpired between the two lovers that led to the alleged brutal beating. According to police reports, on the dusk of Monday the neighbours responded to the woman’s loud scream for help from her family home. Upon arrival, the man identified as the deceased by the neighbours, fled the scene through the window

  • Lucara Recovers 472 Carat Diamond

    April 17, 2018 4:00 AM 80

    The new discovery follows the world’s second largest gem quality diamond found at the same mine two years ago. The 1,111-carat stone was recovered from its Karowe mine, about 500 km north of the capital, Gaborone. The stone is also the sixth largest gem quality diamonds ever mined. According to the Global Mining Observer, Lucara Diamond Company insured