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November 10, 2018 4:00 AM BAA faces BNSC wrath over Coe visit

Coe was in the country on Saturday and Sunday, but his high profile visit has set the two sports bodies on a collision course. BAA has been asked to explain why it set up a Local Organising Committee (LOC) without the approval of the BNSC. Also, the BNSC wants the BAA to explain why it went to the Office of the President (OP) to request for luxury vehicles 138

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

November 5, 2018 2:00 PM Highlanders Stun Wasteful Miscellaneous

The encounter began moderately with both sides displaying composure in possession, and no respect to the opponents, but lost balls to unforced errors. Miscellaneous ultimately gained momentum and started knocking at their opponents end. In the 10th minute, midfield maestro Bhekuyise Kunene released Chakova Moyenga on the right side of the 18-yard box, he controlled 161

October 29, 2018 4:00 AM Botswana, Russia jostle for top diamond post

Botswana is the largest producer of rough diamonds by value, while Russia is the largest producer by volume. Botswana last chaired the KPCS in 2006, after Russia’s own term ended in 2005. Under KPCS rules, the annual battle to lead the organisation is focussed on the vice chair, as the vice automatically becomes chair the following year. The vice is chosen 171

October 26, 2018 2:00 PM Loyal Francistown fans stick with Zebras

The recent Francistown crowd was achieved despite the Zebras poor run, which had seen the team fail to win or score in three matches. The Independence Day match against the Brave Warriors of Namibia, attracted less than 5,000 despite the free entry. In contrast, the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Burkina Faso at the Francistown Sports Complex 182

October 21, 2018 4:00 AM DJ Sbi Tech breaking airwaves with chiwele

The high riding DJ who is scheduled to perform at this year’s Mahika Mahikeng Festival in Mafikeng, South Africa on December 9 told Arts & Culture that the song is the type of electronic music people listen and make in Africa. “The song is inspired by the old African story read to children to motivate them to listen to the elders. The story is about 156

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

September 25, 2018 9:30 AM Mabaila hearing this Friday

BDP disciplinary hearing committee could not form a quorum. Mabaila was slapped with two months suspension for different offences. Despite time running out for Mabaila to start his campaign as a candidate or the party finding another candidate, members of the disciplinary committee failed to show up last Friday. The matter got worse after BDP National 166

September 21, 2018 2:00 PM Tails-up Ostriches target winless Chiefs

Magosi are on course for an undesired record as they currently sit 13th with only two points from the four games played. They have conceded seven goals while scoring only thrice and have failed to find the net in their last three games. Their three goals came from their league opener against Extension Gunners in a match that finished 3-3. Ahead of the Ostriches 152