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October 14, 2017 8:56 AM Lawyer and banker implicated in Thapane case

More skeletons are stumbling out of the closet in a marathon case where gardener, Bhekizwe Nkomazana, is facing numerous charges including fleecing his deceased employer, Solomon Thapane of P3.9million. Yesterday the prosecution added two more accomplices in a dramatic twist to the theft case that was brought before court last year. Bhekimpilo Moyo- 117

September 27, 2017 1:06 PM Astronaut Major Tim Peake's craft to go on show in Edinburgh

The spacecraft used by astronaut Tim Peake when he returned from the International Space Station (ISS) is to be displayed in Edinburgh next year. Major Peake returned to Earth in the Soyuz TMA-19M module on 18 June 2016 after six months orbiting the globe. While he was on the ISS, the European Space Agency astronaut conducted experiments, walked in space 78

September 20, 2017 11:57 AM Review: Apple Watch Series 3

This year’s Apple Watch looks just like last year’s Apple Watch. The Series 3, which comes in two sizes and starts at $399, has few new features other than Siri’s newfound ability to chime in at really awkward times. Almost nobody will ever know you’re wearing the new one, unless they spot the little red button on the side. And yet, this is a completely 155 2

September 18, 2017 10:41 AM Explore nature under the cover of night at SA’s national parks

Visit the SANParks homepage to find out on which dates there will be FREE ENTRY to the national parks. When evening comes, don’t crawl into bed and shut your eyes just yet. While you can easily explore the trees in the rest camp with a torch at night, we looked at some other options to keep you up a little longer. There is a long list of famous 91

September 10, 2017 2:39 PM Khato’s Simbi wins the moral game as Botswana court frees his frozen bank accounts

Malawian tycoon Simbi Phiri of Khato Civils registered a convincing moral victory in Botswana High Court on September 7, 2017, as he was exonerated from any bad image of suspected money laundering that he was given by some sections of Botswana media with the help of that country’s so-called crime busting agency, the Directorate on Corruption and Economic 122

August 25, 2017 9:03 PM Mayweather vs. McGregor: Breaking down the bout everybody's talking about

Current odds may reflect desire for a Rocky-type scenario On Saturday night, undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather, in a boxing ring and under boxing rules, takes on mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor in a 154-pound fight at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The bout pits the most accomplished boxer of the past generation against an MMA champion 112

August 20, 2017 6:06 AM BNOC officials run course for medical staff at hospital

The Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) have run a workshop for medical staff at a hospital to educate them about their role in supporting athletes and teams. The course was held at the Selebi Phikwe Hospital and looked at health issues athletes might experience and could require doctors and nurses to treat. It also allowed members of the BNOC to share 70

August 8, 2017 9:01 PM World athletics championships in London hit by stomach bug outbreak

A stomach bug has hit about 30 athletes staying at one of the official hotels of the world championships, including gold medal contender Isaac Makwala, who was turned away from London's Olympic Stadium after being ruled ineligible to compete. Makwala is one of several athletes from Botswana staying at London's Tower Hotel, where members of the German 64

August 5, 2017 11:20 AM Report: men's 400m heats – IAAF World Championships London 2017

South Africa’s world and Olympic 400m champion Wayde van Niekerk, who is seeking a 200m/400m double here, did the minimum required to move through to tomorrow’s 400m semifinals as he won his heat in 45.27 – but his big rival Isaac Makwala of Botswana, seeking the same double here, went to the other extreme, producing the fastest time of the morning 56

August 4, 2017 10:26 PM World Athletics Championships: Mo Farah strikes gold again in 10,000m as winning streak continues

TO put it in simple terms Mo Farah is the Usain Bolt of distance running. The pair have become good friends as they’ve dominated their respective events over recent years and both are retiring after these world championships. Farah lived up to his part in this grand farewell party by taking the opening gold medal on offer in the 10,000m, continuing what is an extraordinary 58