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May 15, 2018 4:00 AM BMD Claims Motswaledi Belongs To Them

Speaking at the party’s consultative meeting on Saturday held at the Big 5 Lodge in Mogoditshane, Mangole said that the BMD would celebrate the late Motswaledi’s life on July 30, 2018. Motswaledi, the former BMD president died in a car crash on July 30, 2014, just a few months before the general elections. Referring to Gaolathe Ndaba’s breakaway faction 127

May 14, 2018 4:00 AM Students petition Ngaka over allowances

The Botswana National Union of Students (BONUS) wants the students’ allowances to be increased from P1,400 to P2,000. In the letter dated April 10, 2018 addressed to the ministry’s permanent secretary, copied to the Minister, Ngaka Ngaka and his deputy Fidelis Molao, BONUS says that their demand is influenced by the high cost of living. The letter requested 130

May 8, 2018 4:00 AM Mokotedi On New BOPEU Assignment

Mokotedi, who graduated from the University of Botswana (UB) with a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB), was immediately awarded a prestigious scholarship from the European Union to do his Masters in Laws (LLM) at the University of Pretoria. He also had a short stint at Makerere University in Uganda where his Master’s thesis was supervised. The Mochudi native 150

April 27, 2018 2:00 PM BAA, BNOC fight over athletes

The country won five medals, the highest since the first participation in 1974, but the BAA, who produced the winners, now feels neglected after the team’s success. Mooketsi said they worked together with the BNOC in Gold Coast, but now everything has changed. Mooketsi said the BNOC has failed to inform nor include the BAA in the team’s activities since 179

April 26, 2018 9:41 AM Masisi, Cabinet go for retreat

The retreat, according to Masisi, will come up with strategies of how to implement some government plans and objectives. With the general elections just one year and six months away, Masisi’s administration is hard pressed to achieve all it can in that period. The President told the ruling Botswana Democratic Party press conference on Tuesday, which 132

April 24, 2018 12:42 PM Haidongo's comradeship paves way for Kapinga

The primary elections are meant to secure candidacy for the 2019 general election. Haidongo stated that although he did not make a public announcement that he will not contest the primaries he took the decision late last December. The BCP firebrand’s decision not to challenge Kapinga has come as a surprise to many. Initially, he strongly remarked that he would 142

April 20, 2018 2:00 PM Makwala, Montsho, Thebe take home P600,000

The 400m runners won gold in their individual races, which earned them a cool P100, 000 from the government’s athlete incentive scheme. Baboloki Thebe was the second highest earner after Makwala, pocketing P220, 000. Makwala received a further P100,000 after anchoring the men’s 4x400m relay to gold, and another P50,000 from Debswana for his gold in the 400m. Debswana 179

April 16, 2018 4:00 AM Masisi's inherited perennial Assistant Ministers

FRANCISTOWN: Although there are new faces in the newly composed Masisi-led Cabinet, some of them did not even come from the old junior ministers’ list. This left a majority of Masisi’s junior ministers as perennial Assistant Ministers. Frans Van Der Westhuizen, Thato Kwerepe, Biggie Butale, Itumeleng Moipisi, Botlogile Tshireletso, Kgotla Autlwetse 155

March 23, 2018 9:30 AM BDF, Romeo and Juliet head back to court

The Commander of BDF through the Attorney General will be back in court on April 18, 2018 at the Court of Appeal (CoA) to try their luck in reversing Justice Zein Kebonang’s judgement issued on November 18, 2016 that ruled in favour of the lovers. Kebonang had ordered the immediate reinstatement of Thabang Tlhapisang and her lover, Kozondu Cisquo Uariua 134

March 20, 2018 4:00 AM BDP Sends Off Khama In Style

In addition to the presents from the party, Gaborone region gifted Khama a quad bike load trailer, cattle trailer and a generator trailer. Having received many different gifts including livestock, poultry, generators, farming equipment and many other gifts, the gifts from the BDP are the most expensive Khama has received thus far valued at over P500,000. Though 142