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November 18, 2018 4:00 AM Sereetsi & The Natives launch sophomore album

The album is dedicated to the late father of the group’s frontman, Tomeletso Sereetsi who told Arts & Culture that the launch will be a celebration of the unique Botswana four-string folk guitar traditionally made famous by giants like Stampore, George Swabi, Dikgang Malete and Sam Raditsebe to name but a few. Sereetsi, who dedicated the album to his late father 164

November 13, 2018 2:21 PM Shock as athlete dies during training

Mmegi Sport is reliably informed that the 32-year-old collapsed during training at UB stadium and was certified dead upon arrival at hospital. Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) president, Thari Mooketsi confirmed Mokgadi’s passing in a press statement. The deceased was part of the 2008 Olympic games preparatory team in Germany and also represented 170

November 12, 2018 2:04 PM AoJ stakeholder conference postpones withdrawing of EVMs case

The AoJ stakeholder conference is among others attended by the Minister of Defence, Justice and Security Shaw Kgathi and the Chief Justice Terence Rannowane. In his maiden State of Nation Address (SONA) President Mokgweetsi Masisi also stated the EVMs were not going to be used in 2019 general elections. “The procurement of Electronic Voting Machines 147

November 12, 2018 4:00 AM Alindo Engineering faces blacklisting over P78m-worth of projects

In the last three years, the company has been given jobs to the tune of P78 million and only one of the four projects the company was awarded is near completion. Members of Parliament had called for action to be taken against the owner of the company, Albert Mbayi, who is the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) member that challenged for deputy treasurer 175

November 11, 2018 4:00 AM Guitarist Katuta takes young musicians under his wing

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 169

November 10, 2018 4:00 AM Paul set for fresh legal battle as Notwane cuts salary

Reports were that the outspoken trainer had been dismissed, but the club clarified that he had been asked to temporarily step aside to allow for fresh contract talks. “The team is undergoing financial restructuring. This has been necessitated by the financial constraints facing not only the club, but also the football fraternity in Botswana,” the club said in a statement 152

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 135

November 9, 2018 7:50 AM Credit uptake drops among businesses

Bank of Botswana data released this week shows that while restrained, credit growth among resident businesses had been marginally rising from the beginning of the year, with total commercial bank loans outstanding to the sector reaching an annual peak of P28.8 billion in June. just under 40% of total loans outstanding to commercial banks, compared to 60.2% for households 120

November 7, 2018 9:38 PM 400 buffaloes mysteriously mass drown in Chobe River

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 140

November 6, 2018 4:00 AM Flopped BMD Rally Fires Missiles At BCP

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 157