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May 12, 2018 4:00 AM BFA to decide on Morocco’s 2026 bid

Morocco is bidding to become the second African country to host World Cup, and officials from the North African country were recently in Botswana to present their bid book. BFA president, Maclean Letshwiti said they will make a decision after the meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) on May 25. “They (Morocco officials) were in Botswana to present 137

April 16, 2018 2:00 PM TAFIC Ease Relegations Woes

Customarily, Chiefs are expected to whip their subjects but the opposite happened when TAFIC, also known as Matchimenyenga to its hordes of fans, defeated Chiefs. This is a win that surely placed them in a better position to escape the dreaded relegation axe. TAFIC collected three points to move to 28 points from 26 games and leapfrogged Police XI in the process 174

March 20, 2018 4:00 AM FNB Hosts First Wine Show

The event started on Friday evening and ended on Saturday. FNB Botswana had partnered with Tamasa Trading and Dwine Wines to bring a selection of the finest wines for a two-day event of wine and music. The first night of the show was an interactive session for FNB premium banking, private and premier clients while the Saturday event was a more casual 126

March 13, 2018 2:21 PM Botswana to bid for AFCON Under-17

Botswana Football Association (BFA) chief executive officer, Mfolo Mfolo said they will bid for the junior tournament, which dovetails with the association's ambitions. Since he took office in 2016, BFA president, Maclean Letshwiti has focused on youth development, arguing it is key to turning around the fortunes of the national team. Addressing a monthly 163

March 10, 2018 4:00 AM BPL, Kabelano on collision course

The charity cup was last held in 2013, with Barclays as the sponsor, and Kabelano has reportedly begun negotiations with four popular clubs; Township Rollers, Mochudi Centre Chiefs, Extension Gunners and Gaborone United for this year’s edition. However, the BPL has made it clear that Kabelano cannot proceed without their approval. BPL chief executive 149

March 1, 2018 9:42 AM Karate gets P810,000 for dojo expansion

Speaking during the signing ceremony this morning, Japan Embassy ambassador, Kozo Takeda said the assistance came through the Japanese government’s grant scheme, Grant Assistance for Cultural Grassroots projects. “The grant assistance is also part of the ‘Sport for tomorrow’, which is an international contribution through sport initiative led by the Japanese 157

February 27, 2018 11:47 AM Destruction Boyz to headline Togetherness tour

After setting the pace in the club scene all over Southern Africa with their hit Omunye last year, Destruction Boyz are set make their debut performance at the annual event alongside local acts such as Chrispin The Drummer, ATI, Veezo View, Ban T to mention but a few. The Durban outfit specialises in Gqom music a new sound that was established in their 152

February 26, 2018 4:00 AM Judiciary under siege in Botswana

The citizenry and civic society must develop interest and actively participate in the affairs of the Republic to ensure that the prevalence of democracy is not eroded, and by active participation, critique and hold elected and non-elected public servants to account, thus strengthening of our democratic institutions. It is incumbent on society therefore 182

February 23, 2018 3:00 PM Sports budget inches closer to P100 million

The actual figure from last year was just above P60million, but rose to P93million, thanks to the country hosting a number of international events, which included the World Youth Netball Cup and the World Baseball Softball Confederation Congress. This year’s increase, therefore is significant, considering Botswana will host only one major tournament 140

February 21, 2018 2:58 PM Hamptons show on despite revocation of permit

GCC communicated through a Facebook post on BWGovernment page indicating that the permit issued to the Hamptons Promoters on the February 9, 2018 by the GCC Bye Law Officer was erroneous. “Council has no authority to issue permits on loud music beyond midnight unless the event is to be held in a sound proof facility or in an isolated area” read the statement 94