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  • Church donates blankets to underprivileged nonagenarians

    June 19, 2018 12:10 PM 89

    The church founders, Prophet Daniel and Apostle Thandiwe Morupisi doled out the blankets over the weekend. The beneficiaries of the donations were elderly people whose ages ranged from 93 to 97 years. To the beneficiaries, the donations came at a better time when some of them were badly battered by the winter, as they could not afford more blankets

  • Chinese Donates 2,500 Blankets To OP

    June 19, 2018 4:00 AM 81

    Present at the ceremony were the Vice President, Slumber Tsogwane, members of the CACB, representatives from different Chinese community companies and invited guests. Giving the background information of the Association, Miles Nan stated that the CACB is a non-Govemental and non-profit making association formed by a group of Chinese entrepreneurs. Nan mentioned

  • Rollers Captain Gears Up On Plans To Build A Clinic In Lechana

    June 19, 2018 4:00 AM 70

    The community of Lechana cattlepost, which is situated along Palapye and Topisi, has for a long time been serviced by a mobile clinic an extension of Palapye Primary Hospital. For a long time now, the villagers have been receiving health services form a traditional home adjacent to the common police checkpoint. It is a well-maintained traditional home with two thatched

  • World Cup: South Korea players swap shirts to try to confuse opposition

    June 18, 2018 8:57 AM 76

    Only Tottenham forward Son Heung-min and captain Ki Sung-yueng wore their usual shirts against Bolivia and Senegal earlier this month, claimed Shin Tae-yong. Meanwhile, Sweden's manager has apologised after claims one of his scouts spied on a closed South Korea training session. "We switched them around because we didn't want to show our opponents everything

  • Grand Palm Hosts Another Thrilling Old School Party

    June 18, 2018 4:00 AM 69

    The event held at the GICC on Friday and headlined by Oskido was surely going to pull a crowd and indeed the place was packed. Nothing beats an indoor party on a cold night and revellers had nothing to worry about as they owned the dance floor. A number of DJs like DJ Bax and DJ Peter set the stage alight as people waited for the main act to bless the decks

  • Fight for ward allocation intensifies at UDC

    June 18, 2018 4:00 AM 67

    This became evident over the weekend at Palapye where the Botswana Congress Party (BCP) held primary elections in some wards that were allocated to the Botswana National Front (BNF). The BCP, BNF, Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) and Botswana People’s Party (BPP) are UDC affiliates. Out of 10 wards, BNF has been allocated only two wards, Serorome

  • Learner appraisal system piloted

    June 14, 2018 1:57 PM 73

    The 12 targeted schools comprise of one senior secondary school, three junior schools and eight primary schools. The ministry says that the psychometric tests are going to be used to identify barriers to academic performance by learners as well as challenges to individual learner’s wellbeing. as espoused in the Education and Training Strategic Plan (ETSP)

  • Ramatlabama farmers hit by cross border cattle rustling

    June 13, 2018 2:48 PM 68

    The police are working around the clock to try and curb the crime with the evidence pointing the direction of South Africa. Ramatlabama police station commander, superintendent Zibani Mbisana expressed concern over increasing stock theft cases along Botswana’s border with South Africa. Farmers along the border have been warned about the increasing cases

  • Suspected Foot and Mouth hits Ngamiland District

    June 13, 2018 2:14 PM 57

    The director of veterinary services, Dr Letlhogile Modisa said this comes about after reports from farmers of sightings of cattle showing suspicious signs. Officials from the department of veterinary services followed up the allegations and found five animals that were showing sings that are consistent with the disease. He explained that export of all meat products

  • North America win right to host 2026 World Cup

    June 13, 2018 11:47 AM 57

    FIFA delegates made the decision in Moscow, Russia on Wednesday, and the joint bid of Canada, Mexico and the United States prevailed over a luckless Morocco, which has failed in two other previous attempts. Morocco was unsuccessful in 2006, 2010 and now 2018, and will need some serious soul searching going forward if they are to put in another bid. The FIFA congress