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November 2, 2017 4:00 AM DTCB gives D’Kar pupils diamond treatment

The pupils, mostly Basarwa, were in Gaborone for four days, as part of the company’s social responsibility programmme. DTCB adopted D’Kar Primary School in 2006 and unveiled a P2 million sponsorship for three years. The pupils, mostly from Standard 7, toured diamonds facilities as well as sight-seeing around Gaborone. According to DTCB’s communications 114

October 29, 2017 7:06 AM Show some respect, says Mugabe

Government will continue prioritising the welfare of Chiefs and according them respect as custodians of Zimbabwe's land and customs, President Mugabe has said. The Head of State and Government and Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces said this yesterday at the National Council of Chiefs Conference in Bulawayo. In his address to the country's 877

October 27, 2017 6:06 PM Tawana announces return to the kgotla

The Batawana paramount chief, Kgosi kgolo Tawana Moremi II has officially announced his imminent return to the customary court. Addressing a Kgotla meeting on Wednesday in Maun, Moremi said politics had dragged his dignity in the mud, adversely affecting his social life and his health in the process. “Politics were clearly not meant for me as everything 821

October 23, 2017 4:00 AM Fierce battle for F/town East ensues

The electoral period comes with its own fair share of the good and the controversial. Politicians go to great lengths to woo voters to their side in order to win the elections. It is a well-known fact that as elections approach; politicians will try by all means to curry favour with the electorate. Politicians use items like cheap clothes, food, alcohol 136

October 12, 2017 4:25 PM Weinstein: Is the media complicit?

Is the media complicit in the sordid scandal of Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual bullying? That is one of the explosive accusations swirling around the web this week, and deserves interrogation. The answer to that question is textured and complex, rather than definitive and simple. Complicity itself comes by degrees, and is not confined to the media 149

October 1, 2017 4:58 PM Messi Double Seals Comfortable Barcelona Win on Historic Day

Barcelona rounded off a landmark day in Catalonia with a 3-0 win over Las Palmas inside the historically significant to the day's ongoings, but empty, Camp Nou on Sunday afternoon. A second-half header from Sergio Busquets, who claimed his first goal for the club since November 2014, opened proceedings and was swiftly followed by Lionel Messi, who continued 87

September 29, 2017 2:00 PM Orapa, Rollers take early lead

The Ostriches cruised to a comfortable 3-1 win over Gilport Lions on Wednesday afternoon at the Otse Police College Stadium. Orapa United opened the score as early as the ninth as center back, Olekantse Mambo towered above his opponents to head home a free kick from Kealeboga Molebatsi. It took only seven minutes into the second for the Lions to level 75

September 29, 2017 12:11 PM 2017/18 PSL squad lists: Kaizer Chiefs, Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates

Amakhosi's Venezuelan striker Gustavo Paez and Zimbabwean duo Edmore Chirambadare and Teenage Hadebe are registered as foreigners. Former Zimbabwe captain Willard Katsande, who has the South African permanent residency permit, is registered as a local. Zimbabwean striker Cuthbert Malajila and Botswana interational Mogakolodi Ngele, who have both applied 80

September 20, 2017 4:00 AM Ngami dikgosi demand preferential allocation of land to locals

This came to the fore during a stakeholder meeting with dikgosi at Maun Lodge on Wednesday where dikgosi accused the Tawana Land Board (TLB) of an agenda to dispossess communities their land. The Land Board called the meeting to inform dikgosi about rampant squatting which has risen to 984 cases in Maun, land allocation issues and an update on Molapo 56

September 11, 2017 4:00 AM Tribal inequality remains a sore point

As with many African countries, tribal inequality can be traced to the colonial era. Historians note that it was during the colonial government that there was an introduction of eight major tribes in Botswana; the Bangwato, Bakgatla, Bakwena, Barolong, Batlokwa, Bangwaketse, Balete and Batawana. Only these groupings had the right to own the territory 49