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October 23, 2018 11:12 AM The real Mabijo dies at 59

Motswetla started the cartoon character in 1989 and chose to name it after his uncle to celebrate and honour him. “He was a great boxing player and he later unfortunately got sick and could not continue boxing anymore and it was sad. It really pained. So I was looking for something that could honour him because I really loved the boxer he was,” said Motswetla 163

October 23, 2018 4:00 AM When Drivers’ Attitude Trigger Fatal Accidents

The upsurge in fatal road accidents countrywide worries the police as lives continue to be lost daily due to the scourge. Most of the accidents occur as a result of driver’s bad attitudes, as demonstrated by the statistics made available by the Botswana Police Service (BPS). In 2016, 450 deaths were recorded and from the figure, 268 or 59.5% were young 183

October 23, 2018 4:00 AM BMD Francistown Rally Flops

To some who attended the rally, the low turnout was described as a clear demonstration of the dwindling support base and lack of confidence towards the BMD. Francistown South is one of the areas where the party used to command a large following and before its feuding, its rallies in the constituency used to attract multitudes of people. The weekend rally 167

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 157

October 22, 2018 4:00 AM Will there be a "Masisi Doctrine" in Foreign Policy?

Moreover, a President must preside over a highly specialised and sprawling bureaucracy. When it comes to policy, the presidency has three major areas to preside over: economic policy, domestic policy and foreign affairs. These are all competing policy spheres. But the demands of the office require that presidents strike a balance between all three substantive 170

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 158

October 22, 2018 4:00 AM The curse of Camp Dubai

What is shocking is that these self-appointed generals believe the war they are waging is a secret yet they are leaving their prints all over, continues Seretse. Seretse does not mention names but it is not difficult to tell who he is referring to. The irony of this statement is that Seretse is said to be one of those who told Masisi to his face at a Cabinet 164

October 18, 2018 12:50 PM Fury as govt derecognises unions

On Tuesday, Mosalakatane wrote to the seven leading public sector unions about compliance with section 46 of the Public Service Act of 2008. “You are well aware your union has been one of the public service unions that have been engaged in the process of resuscitating the Public Service Bargaining Council (PSBC) in terms of Part XIII (Collective Bargaining 152

October 18, 2018 10:48 AM Stock theft great challenge for police

Police continue to arrest stock theft suspects and confiscate stolen beasts an indication that stock theft might have become a paying job for perpetrators. Botswana Police Service’s (BPS) public relations officer, Dipheko Motube said on Wednesday police arrested two men aged 27 and 31 years both of Goo-Thato ward in Sojwe after they were found in possession 163

October 16, 2018 1:14 PM What happened the last time Burkina Faso visited

It is three years since a Jonathan Pitriopa-led Burkina Faso faced then, Peter Butler's charges. Butler was still relatively new, having joined the Zebras in February. The Francistown Sports Complex was hosting it first-ever international match. A then record crowd of over 25,000 fans crammed into the new venue on September 5, and the Zebras responded 157