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  • Bona Life goes solo after CMB

    November 12, 2018 4:00 AM 62

    Bona Life, as the sole creditor of CMB Fund 1, has filed an urgent application seeking for the provisional winding up of CMB Fund 1 as the insurance company tries to protect its assets from going under liquidation through asset manager CMB. CMB, which is already under liquidation is the asset manager for Bona Life and parent host for CMB Fund 1 while

  • Guitarist Katuta takes young musicians under his wing

    November 11, 2018 4:00 AM 62

    Tonight Katuta alongside Motswafere will perform at The No.1 Ladies Coffee House in Thapong Visual Arts Centre. Katuta who not so long ago shared the stage with Oliver Mtukudzi at Mascom Live Sessions told Arts & Culture that he was asked to do the show by the patrons of the place. He said as a result, he realised that a lot of young talented artists

  • 400 buffaloes mysteriously mass drown in Chobe River

    November 7, 2018 9:38 PM 48

    Initial investigations by authorities on both sides of the Botswana / Namibia Border suggest that an exceptionally large buffalo herd was grazing in Namibia when they stampeded into the Chobe river. that more than 400 animals drowned due to the massive movement of buffalo trampling, and falling from steep river banks. Carcasses have largely been removed

  • Flopped BMD Rally Fires Missiles At BCP

    November 6, 2018 4:00 AM 49

    While one would have thought the rally would have many party members coming to hear from their leaders on the way forward, the gathering was a flop with just over 100 attendants. It was promoted using the UDC name and the speakers kept referring to it as a coalition event. The rally, which started two hours later than the stated 2pm, was characterised

  • Highlanders Stun Wasteful Miscellaneous

    November 5, 2018 2:00 PM 53

    The encounter began moderately with both sides displaying composure in possession, and no respect to the opponents, but lost balls to unforced errors. Miscellaneous ultimately gained momentum and started knocking at their opponents end. In the 10th minute, midfield maestro Bhekuyise Kunene released Chakova Moyenga on the right side of the 18-yard box, he controlled

  • Matoteng, Pride Of Tumasera/Seleka Laid To Rest

    November 5, 2018 2:00 PM 48

    The Wanderers defender met his untimely death on Monday morning aged 29, after a motor vehicle accident in Radisele. Matoteng was not a household name in the country but noticeably by the numbers of the grievers that turned up at the somber ceremony of his burial, he was prominent. The tributes at his funeral ceremony spoke massively of the sense of impact

  • Woman elected head of Ethiopia's top court

    November 1, 2018 10:03 AM 52

    Her name was put forward by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and MPs unanimously approved the appointment. It's the latest in a series of appointments in Ethiopia that has seen the promotion of women to top jobs. Last week, Sahle-Work Zewde became the country's first president - a ceremonial position. The week before, Prime Minister Abiy appointed a cabinet

  • Search for teen rape suspect continues

    November 1, 2018 9:42 AM 54

    The unknown suspect allegedly attacked the 11-year-old girl whilst waiting to board a combi by the bus stop around 7pm. He dragged her to the nearest bush where he raped her at knifepoint. Mogoditshane Police Station commander, superintendent Russ Letsebe confirmed the incident saying that they are still searching for the unknown suspect. “She said she was scared

  • First Division North committee suspended

    October 31, 2018 2:51 PM 44

    The suspended include Mompati Ketlogetswe (treasurer), Rapula Gaothobogwe (secretary general) and Mpenzeni Sambandawe (chairperson). The audit had uncovered some irregularities in the financial management of the league. BFA second vice president, Marshlow Motlogelwa had ordered the committee to submit missing documents. An interim committee is expected

  • Botswana on the verge of progressing in T20 qualifiers

    October 31, 2018 2:46 PM 53

    The qualifiers, being played in Gaborone, have seen Namibia and the hosts stamp their authority as favorites to progress to the next round of the 2020 T20 World Cup qualifiers. Two teams from the seven participating countries will progress to the next round, scheduled for Uganda next year. Botswana opened their campaign with a 123 run demolition of Mozambique