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September 28, 2018 2:00 PM BFA unveils new P4m artificial turf

The construction of the ground was done through the FIFA Forward Development Programme and at a cost of cost $390,996 (around P4 million). Through its partnership with the Slovakia Football Association (SFA), the BFA also built an ablution block for P426,000. BFA president, Maclean Letshwiti said the two facilities will come in handy for the association’s 135

September 25, 2018 11:50 AM Liquor industry implores govt not to cut alcohol levy …for now

Liquor traders, under the umbrella of the Botswana Alcohol Industry Association (BAIA), held discussions with assistant trade minister, Moiseraele Goya at their AGM yesterday morning. The meeting came as government’s ongoing efforts to review both the alcohol levy and the liquor trading hours, continue through countrywide consultative meetings 161

September 25, 2018 4:00 AM Shining Light Winners Finish Three-Month Course

The three-month programme, which is offered in partnership with Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, affords the winners requisite skills that are vital for their jewellery design apprenticeship. Mbako Baraedi, Tshepo Dithebele, Gaone Otsile from Botswana and Richardlee Shoombe, Frans Uunona and Taleni Udeiko from Namibia, were selected from more than 130 entries 155

September 25, 2018 4:00 AM Four-String Guitarist Ronnie Dies At 39

One of his videos trended widely in West Africa and was mistaken to be a woman because of his headgear. Ghana Broadcasting Corporation also mistakenly claimed him to be Ghanaian. The Accra-based TV station reported of a “Talented female Ghanaian guitarist; playing the unusual way”. Guitar Player magazine in the US described Ronnie’s ‘knuckle roll’ fretting 151

September 25, 2018 4:00 AM Molepolole’s Afritec Branch Opens Opportunities

This brings the number of Afritec branches across the country to 32, in addition to the kiosks across Furnmart stores countrywide. The branch’s opening comes at a time when the microlender increased its loan ceiling from P350,000 to P400,000. According to CEO Christo Kloppers, Afritec today boasts of 20,000 revolving clients, mostly government employees 174

September 24, 2018 4:00 AM ITF Grills Local Coaches

The course, which gets underway this week, is conducted by Pieter Joubert from South Africa, Freeman Nyamukora (Zimbabwe) and Tapiwa Masunga. Botswana Tennis Association (BTA) vice president, Oaitse Thipe told Monitor Sport that the level one training is for all coaches in schools and clubs. He said the coaches are taught about introducing tennis to children 152

September 21, 2018 4:00 AM Gov't to chase Chase to court

On Wednesday, Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) deputy director Churchill Collyer, revealed that government has taken the matter to the Attorney General to look into a possible breach of Chase’s contract with government. He was responding to questions during a tour by local and international media of various sites where Chase recently 167

September 18, 2018 11:48 AM Morogo-Wa-Ngwana takes 4th at Korean dance fest

Morogo-Wa-Ngwana Dance Troupe entered the world finale competing against 10 countries that made it to the grand finale, landing in position four and an encouragement prize of $1,200. Entering the world finale were South Africa landing position one, Georgia position two, Guam, an island in the Pacific Ocean in position three and Botswana coming in fourth 156

September 18, 2018 4:00 AM 'No Plans To Harmonise School Calendars'

Responding to public calls, the Public Accounts Committee wanted to know if the education ministry has ever considered harmonising private and public school calendars. Arone stated in response that the ministry operates a school calendar, which is developed in conjunction with many stakeholders that include sports, exams, unions and also the association 157

September 17, 2018 4:35 PM Major sponsors shun Mayor's marathon

Speaking during a press briefing on Monday, Gaborone mayor, Kagiso Thutlwe said companies have refused to be part of the event because of what transpired last year. “The companies want a report so that they can consider us for next year. I do not have a problem with that. After this marathon, we are going to have a proper technical report that we will submit 177