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January 14, 2019 4:00 AM Trailblazing Dingake in US residency, tour

Dingake will be in residence at the Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Law the last week of January through the first week of February 2019. He will give a public lecture, ‘Appointment of Judges and the Threat to Judicial Independence: Case Studies from Botswana, Swaziland, South Africa, and Kenya’, on January 29, 2019. Dingake continues to hoist 672

January 11, 2019 2:00 PM Branch off to promising start at Dakar Rally

Branch completed the 798km between San Juan de Marcona and Arequipa on Wednesday, in a time of 04:53:57 hours, finishing just 00:46:15 hours behind leader, Xavier de Soultrait of France. This was the longest distant thus far as Branch finished as the leading African at the race with South African, Kenneth Gilbert completing the stage three on 28th position 628

January 8, 2019 12:29 PM Branch pumped up after bright Dakar Rally start

Peru rather than before when the terrain ran though Argentina and Bolivia. The race will end on January 17th. He finished the 331km between Lima to Pisco in 1:16:02 hours. The 32-year-old is making his debut in the competition, becoming the second Motswana to take part in race after Vincent Crosbie achieved the feat in 2017. "Day one done and dusted 551

December 27, 2018 9:17 AM Master KG steals show at Gaabo Motho fest

The Ntshalele Le Ngwana hit maker set the stage on fire with songs such as Machonisa, Situation, Nywerenywere and Waya Waya. The highlight of his set was when he was joined by Zanda Zakuza on stage for their hit song Skeleton Move. is the home of Durban. Unfortunately, another South African artist Lady Zamar did not show up the event, despite m any looking 572

December 22, 2018 4:00 AM 2018: From gold in Gold Coast to shattered Olympic Dreams

2018 will go down in history as a year when Botswana launched an audacious bid to become the first ever African country to host the Youth Olympic Games. Botswana, went head-to-head with other African countries, Tunisia, Senegal and Nigeria for the right to organise the 2022 tournament. While the Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) thought it had done enough 539

December 4, 2018 4:00 AM Rantuana Calls For Land Audit

Ramotswa MP, Samuel Rantuana had brought a motion seeking Parliament to request government to carry out land audit as the current Land Administration Procedures Capacity and System (LAPCAS) is not addressing the issue of long waiting lists of plot allocation. When presenting his motion, Rantuana said access to land in Botswana remains a contentious issue 126

November 23, 2018 2:00 PM Bright faces the chop

The national team is winless in five Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, with Bright in charge of four of the matches. Englishman, Peter Butler was in charge of the first match against Mauritania, which the Zebras lost 1-0 last year June. Bright has seen the side lose three matches, and draw one against Burkina Faso. The Zebras abysmal run has yielded 137

November 10, 2018 4:00 AM Africa Cup glory beckons for tennis team

The competition has attracted players from Angola, Botswana, Kenya, South Africa, Lesotho, Namibia, Mozambique, Burundi, Rwanda, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Swaziland, Mauritius, Comoros, Madagascar, Malawi and Zimbabwe. One of the coaches, Tshegofatso Wincey Sekgopi said reaching the final is a big achievement for the boys. She said it is going to be an uphill 101

October 23, 2018 4:00 AM Lioness Africa Gets Women Entreprenuers Networking

The series brings together inspirational and successful women entrepreneurs to share, inspire and connect with the next generation of great women-led startups. Running for the second time in Botswana courtesy of Stanbic Bank Botswana, this year the event hosted the First Lady Neo Masisi together with other speakers including Tumi Mbaakanyi, Orefitlhetse 122

October 22, 2018 4:00 AM New HIV testing services for the deaf

In an interview with Mmegi online, BSD acting director Kabelo Seadimo said that their organisation has recently secured funding from African Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Partnerships (ACHAP) to pilot the HTS for the deaf in Gaborone, Serowe and Francistown. He further said that the project intends to provide the first HTS sites specific to the deaf community 121