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January 14, 2019 4:00 AM Higher SACU receipts help trim 2018/19 deficit

Last February, Finance Minister, Kenneth Matambo projected a deficit of P3.6 billion, revising this in September to P4.6 billion, mainly due to revenues being diverted to Debswana mega-projects. Government, as a shareholder in Debswana, has funding obligations to the diamond miner’s upcoming projects, which include Cut 9 at Jwaneng and Cut 3 in Orapa 695

December 22, 2018 4:00 AM 2018: From gold in Gold Coast to shattered Olympic Dreams

2018 will go down in history as a year when Botswana launched an audacious bid to become the first ever African country to host the Youth Olympic Games. Botswana, went head-to-head with other African countries, Tunisia, Senegal and Nigeria for the right to organise the 2022 tournament. While the Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) thought it had done enough 538

December 17, 2018 4:00 AM Lake Ngami communities finally find their black gold

Innocent Magole, UNDP Ngamiland Sustainable Land Management (SLM) Project coordinator picks up the charcoal from the kiln that has just been opened and shows it to the media before saying, “This is it. This is why we call it black gold”. The charcoal, which is black with some silver lustre, is providing a silver lining to the communities around the Lake Ngami 540

December 11, 2018 3:43 PM Botswana grabs first gold

It has been a difficult start for Botswana, who were fifth on the medals table before the end of day on Tuesday, but there was good news when the men's volleyball team beat Namibia 3-1 to grab gold. The team qualified for the final after beating South Africa 3-1 on Monday. Volleyball coach, Odirile Sibanda told Mmegi Sport that the win was an indication 146

October 28, 2018 4:00 AM A toast to the return of the Botswana’s thirst buster

Finally exciting news for patriotic beer lovers! Tinkling in like the heartwarming sounds of the Happy Hour bell announcing the best time of the day during a hot evening in a Gaborone beer joint are news that the Kgalagadi Breweries Limited (KBL) has brought back its award-winning local premium beer, St Louis Export after halting its production in 2016. The St Louis 133

September 17, 2018 2:00 PM Kgaboetsile Wins Big At BNSC Awards Ceremony

Kgaboetsile scooped the award and took home the trophy and a whooping P100, 000 beating the likes of Isaac Makwala of athletics and Ofentse Bakwadi of Karate to the ultimate prize. Both Makwala and Bakwadi were tipped to go head to head for the award after their successful year. Makwala, 31 who won the sportsman of the year on the night had an eventful 135

July 28, 2018 4:00 AM Radisele passes Excellence test with flying colours

The school was handed the responsibility to develop future football and volleyball stars in both the girls and boys’ section. The school has passed the litmus test with flying colours after a solid performance during the 2018 Botswana Integrated Sports Association (BISA) junior ball held in Gaborone last weekend. Radisele were crowned boys and girls’ 121

July 15, 2018 4:00 AM It’s One Night with Maxy

Maxy, who boasts of 13 albums in her 18 years career told the media on Wednesday that she will headline the show that also boasts international artists like Pure Gold. “I want other artists to be inspired by this. I have long wanted to do this,” she said. She said the venue at Tlotlo will only accommodate 900 people and only 600 tickets will be sold. “I know it’s a small 100

May 20, 2018 4:00 AM Hefty budget for Motlha's one-man show

These are the words Suffocate, Motlha’s manager and producer uttered at a press conference held at the Stanbic Bank Piazza in Molapo Shopping Complex on Tuesday for the singer’s upcoming one-man show. Suffocate and his team wants to set the bar high when they launch the country’s most trending artist, and one could sense it from his speech on Tuesday 109

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 137