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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

August 27, 2018 4:00 AM BCM bosses escape imprisonment by a whisker

In his latest legal problem, the attorney representing nine lecturers under the employ of BCM at the Francistown College of Technical and Vocational Education (FCTVE) want Siwawa and David Kgoboko, the chairperson of BCM’s Board of Directors, imprisoned for being in contempt of court. BCM, Siwawa and Kgoboko are listed as the first, second and third 137

August 22, 2018 11:30 AM Decapitation murder suspect found guilty on drug charges

Magistrate Gaseitsewe Tonoki convicted Kgowe on two counts of unlawful possession of drugs. The court revealed that on the first count, Kgowe is facing unlawful possession of cannabis stating that on or about May 21, 2016 in Block 3, Gaborone. Him being a person not authorised, licenced or exempted in any manner to possess habit-forming drugs, unlawfully 169

July 16, 2018 4:00 AM Court denies CMB time in mega-money battle

However, the three-men bench of Justices Ian Kirby, Singh Walia and David Brand declined to postpone the matter on reasons that there was no proper application before them, and that there was no valid reason raised for a postponement. They ordered that the matter continue as scheduled, more so that all relevant papers have been filed by both parties 94

July 5, 2018 3:25 PM Goya admits to KBL suffering from alcohol levy, unfavorable trading hours

Speaking in Parliament yesterday, Goya said this reduced and relocated some support functions which attributed to declining profits margins as a result of a highly regulated market which included the introduction of the Alcohol Levy and unfavorable trading hours for businesses in alcohol trading over the years. He explained that KBL has since adopted 119

June 13, 2018 11:47 AM North America win right to host 2026 World Cup

FIFA delegates made the decision in Moscow, Russia on Wednesday, and the joint bid of Canada, Mexico and the United States prevailed over a luckless Morocco, which has failed in two other previous attempts. Morocco was unsuccessful in 2006, 2010 and now 2018, and will need some serious soul searching going forward if they are to put in another bid. The FIFA congress 130

June 12, 2018 4:16 PM Letshwiti in Moscow as FIFA decides 2026 World Cup bid

Morocco presents Africa with a second opportunity to host the World Cup, but face a strong challenge from a united North American bid, which has seen Canada, Mexico and the United States join hands. Letshwiti left Botswana unsure where to place his X, with some African countries breaking ranks and pledging support for the North American bid. Zimbabwe 121

June 12, 2018 4:00 AM Kutlwano Flexes Its Muscle Against Kalavango

They dominated and showed little respect to their opposition. Before two minutes, Kalavango were already leading 4-0. Mphoentle Kapenda answered for Kutlwano a few minutes later with Kalavango looking set to run away with the set. Shadrack Kapeko scored a point for his side to reduce the margin to 7-2. Kalavango’s hard hitter, Percy Riaze attack levelled 127

June 12, 2018 4:00 AM Desolate Life Of A Fatherless Child

With time,the thought of his father having abandoned him before he was born and never coming back, felt like a curse on him. Things got worse when his mother, Shirley Ntau eventually got married and the man he called ‘Dad’ never accepted him as part of the family. His stepfather would scorn him for being the only black child in the family whilst other 122

June 8, 2018 2:00 PM Local clubs fail to catch social media frenzy

The days when football team supporters would wait for that weekly publication or the evening radio or television bulletin for news updates, are slowing disappearing into the horizon. In between the next press or bulletin, supporters relied on ‘unreliable’ word of mouth for updates on the latest news within camp. But the advent of social media has, or at least 135