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March 5, 2018 4:00 AM BBS vendors, contractor clash over arrears

This came after the new contractor made the vendors who are occupying the space at the flea market pay P10 every day. The new arrangement has made the vendors uncomfortable since they now believe that the new contractor is taking all their profit. Again their query is that the council has failed to introduce the new contractor to them after the then Botswana 435

March 2, 2018 3:00 PM Depleted Jaguars hunt wounded Rhinos

A lot is at stake as both sides would like to walk away with maximum points. Rhinos lost to BDF Cheetahs while Jaguars are in a buoyant mood after dispatching Botho Ryders 66-5 last weekend. Rhinos gave their all but their fitness was their downfall leading to a narrow 17-14 defeat to Cheetahs. Despite their victory last weekend, Jaguars are however 182

March 1, 2018 8:13 AM Maun man sues police over 'Snake Woman' saga

In his amended declaration, the plaintiff, Patrick Morolong said that on November 15, 2011 at Boseja ward in Maun, he was accosted by members of BPS among them constable Lysoon Tshipiesele, who were acting within their scope of employment. Morolong said that during the time of the assault, there were allegations that a woman’s body had partly transformed 142

February 27, 2018 11:06 AM Criminals run amok in Tlokweng

Speaking at a Tlokweng sub-district council meeting yesterday, council chairperson Nnaniki Nkwe said, “A number of criminal activities such as noise, illegal shebeens, illegal immigrants and illegal dumping of waste still continue to escalate. On other issues, our police station is currently challenged by most illegal immigrants taking long in the holding 161

February 26, 2018 4:00 AM Judiciary under siege in Botswana

The citizenry and civic society must develop interest and actively participate in the affairs of the Republic to ensure that the prevalence of democracy is not eroded, and by active participation, critique and hold elected and non-elected public servants to account, thus strengthening of our democratic institutions. It is incumbent on society therefore 182

February 13, 2018 3:08 PM 20,000 fans targeted for Top 8 final

Local Organising Committee (LOC) chairperson, Modisenyane Moreo said they have upped their target from last season’s 15,000. “Last season we had targeted 15,000 but we exceeded that. This season, if we fail to get 20,000 we will have failed the sponsor,” Moreo said. Francistown Sports Complex has been chosen as the venue for the third season running 97

November 2, 2017 6:40 AM OnePlus 'tea'ses the OnePlus 5T on Twitter

The phone maker seems to enjoy fueling rumors. We've heard several rumors about a potential OnePlus 5T phone, and now it seems like OnePlus itself is getting in on the action. On Wednesday the company posted a picture on Twitter with the caption "Oh, look! It's five cups of..." The picture is clearly a direct reference to the OnePlus 5T, the rumored 235

November 1, 2017 12:07 PM Monopoly for Nintendo Switch has landed

Play the board game with up to five friends. Earlier this year we reported that Ubisoft was bringing Monopoly to the Nintendo Switch, and now the game has landed on Nintendo's console, allowing players to play the board game via the medium of video games. The HD Rumble allows players to roll the dice, and the all-important multiplayer can support up to six players 163 14

November 1, 2017 12:48 AM ‘House of Cards’ filming suspended; new Spacey allegations

LOS ANGELES — Hollywood’s widening sexual harassment crisis brought forth a second actor’s allegation against Kevin Spacey on Tuesday, halted production on his Netflix series “House of Cards” and prompted CBS to check into an actress’ claim she was groped by Jeremy Piven. Mexican actor Robert Cavazos wrote on his Facebook page that he encountered Spacey 146

October 31, 2017 9:54 PM Roma thrash Chelsea 3-0 to claim top spot in Champions League group

Roma have passed Chelsea in the standings thanks to a fantastic brace from Stephan El Shaarawy. Stephan El Shaarawy and AS Roma ran rampant over Chelsea, utterly dominating their English opponents in Champions League action as they ran out 3-0 winners in Italy thanks to a first-half brace from Il Faraone and a decidedly poor showing from the Blues’ defense 144