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  • Masisi Sings Sikh Community's Praises

    April 17, 2018 4:00 AM 76

    The Sikhs were celebrating Vaisakhi. Vaisakhi is a historical and religious festival in Sikhism. It is celebrated on April 14 every year as per the Nanakshahi calendar and the Mool Nanakshahi calendar. “I have observed a lot of good things about the Sikh community. They are a good example of commitment, success, resilience, compassion and persistence

  • TAFIC Ease Relegations Woes

    April 16, 2018 2:00 PM 80

    Customarily, Chiefs are expected to whip their subjects but the opposite happened when TAFIC, also known as Matchimenyenga to its hordes of fans, defeated Chiefs. This is a win that surely placed them in a better position to escape the dreaded relegation axe. TAFIC collected three points to move to 28 points from 26 games and leapfrogged Police XI in the process

  • Notwane Return To The Premier League

    April 16, 2018 2:00 PM 78

    Notwane were officially crowned Debswana First Division South champions on Saturday when they beat Mochudi Rovers 3-0 and returned to the elite league after three-year absence. “The job was done when we beat Prisons XI. The rest of the games it was just a formality. But back into this game, we knew they are weak at left and right back positions. That is why we played

  • BCP mourns the passing of former Chobe MP Nshimwe

    April 16, 2018 9:58 AM 73

    The BCP knows how difficult this must be for the family, relatives and friends as well as comrades of Cde Nshimwe. The bereaved are in our prayers. Born in 1958 in Satau village in Chobe District, Cde Nshimwe’s untimely passing has robbed the party and the country of a principled, adept and devoted patriot who contributed immensely to the development

  • Kgosi statement to PAC on assassination plot

    April 16, 2018 4:00 AM 60

    This is unfortunate and I wish to assure you all that the Directorate is law abiding and shall at all times adhere to its founding statute, the Constitution and any other laws enforcement from time to time in this Republic. always subjected to speculative and irresponsible commentary; Botswana is above all of us. On this matter, I want it to be put on record

  • Masisi's inherited perennial Assistant Ministers

    April 16, 2018 4:00 AM 63

    FRANCISTOWN: Although there are new faces in the newly composed Masisi-led Cabinet, some of them did not even come from the old junior ministers’ list. This left a majority of Masisi’s junior ministers as perennial Assistant Ministers. Frans Van Der Westhuizen, Thato Kwerepe, Biggie Butale, Itumeleng Moipisi, Botlogile Tshireletso, Kgotla Autlwetse

  • TAFIC pardons two players

    April 12, 2018 9:16 PM 67

    The two pardoned players Michael Murwira and Bokamoso Mbambo have been training with the club prior to their hearing, which was held on Wednesday. The two players were suspended for acts of misconduct, including disrespecting the technical team. forgive them. The management acceded to their plea because they showed remorse,” TAFIC spokesperson Warrant

  • Farmers Urged To Insure Produce, Products

    April 10, 2018 4:00 AM 60

    Addressing Botswana Young Farmers Association (BYFA) recently, Advice Fele of the Botswana Insurance Company (BIC) said they have policies that cater to farmers. “Insurance is very important even in farming as we cover livestock, crop production, damages done by fire, natural disasters as well as the equipment that is used in farming,” he said. BIC also has policies

  • Agony for Sibanda as Makwala, Thebe through to finals

    April 9, 2018 11:47 AM 62

    However, there was disappointment for Karabo Sibanda who could only finish fourth. Makwala qualified for the final with the fastest time of 45:00 while Thebe clocked 45.54. Makwala had an easy route to the finish line as none of the competitors put him under pressure. The former Africa champion jogged home, reserving his energy for the finals. It was a disappointing

  • Molao Retracts Statement On FNBB Student Bank Charges

    April 9, 2018 4:00 AM 60

    While addressing a question from legislator Bogolo Kenewendo on March 18, 2018 Molao left Parliament shocked as he said FNBB does not charge service fees to students as per the contract for disbursing allowances to government sponsored students. This gave an impression that the bank was unlawfully charging the students as the government pays P99,000 for the contract