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November 15, 2017 4:00 AM Lack of funds hinder fencing growth

The association would be hosting an awards ceremony on December 2, which was last held 15 years ago. The association will also host the national championships on the same day. The national championships are expected to bring the house down with athletes vying for positions in the national teams. The most interesting is the juniors category where a team that will represent 38

November 2, 2017 4:00 PM New great ape species found, sparking fears for its survival

Researchers have identified a new species of orangutan in an isolated forest on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Fewer than 800 individuals remain, and the construction of a dam and road threaten the prime habitat of the ape, which is distinguished from its cousins by, among other things, frizzier hair and a taste for caterpillars. "As a scientist 75

November 2, 2017 4:00 AM Survey finds Batswana don’t trust EVMs

The country has been using a manual voting system for years. The survey also found that the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) did not consulted the public sufficiently. The findings of the survey show that only a slim majority (52%) of Batswana trust IEC ‘somewhat’ or ‘a lot’ and show a proportional decline of 18% in points over the last decade 50

November 2, 2017 4:00 AM BDP opposition recruitment dismissed as a hoax

Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) spokesperson, Moeti Mohwasa this week accused the BDP of employing outdated and weak methods of trying to confuse the gullible public. “We are not aware of any massive exodus of membership from the UDC,” dismissed Mohwasa who accused the BDP of running a dangerous publicity as it has total control of the State media 52

November 2, 2017 4:00 AM DTCB gives D’Kar pupils diamond treatment

The pupils, mostly Basarwa, were in Gaborone for four days, as part of the company’s social responsibility programmme. DTCB adopted D’Kar Primary School in 2006 and unveiled a P2 million sponsorship for three years. The pupils, mostly from Standard 7, toured diamonds facilities as well as sight-seeing around Gaborone. According to DTCB’s communications 26

November 1, 2017 3:44 PM Six women accuse filmmaker Brett Ratner of sexual harassment or misconduct

Natasha Henstridge was watching a movie on Brett Ratner’s couch when she fell asleep. She was a 19-year-old fashion model; he was an up-and-coming music video director in his early 20s. They had been hanging out in front of the TV with friends at his New York apartment. But when Henstridge woke up, the others had left. She was alone with Ratner. She got up to leave 2

November 1, 2017 6:50 AM Uganda: Numerous Prospects Awaiting Museveni in Retirement

When President Museveni completes his term in 2021, he will have served our nation for 35 years as a head of state and almost 55 years as a freedom fighter. He will have amassed immensurable governance experience, probably more than seven US presidents combined. Unlike millions of people who shiver at the thought of retirement, there are numerous safeguards 30

November 1, 2017 5:53 AM Numerous prospects awaiting Museveni in retirement

When President Museveni completes his term in 2021, he will have served our nation for 35 years as a head of state and almost 55 years as a freedom fighter. He will have amassed immensurable governance experience, probably more than seven US presidents combined. Unlike millions of people who shiver at the thought of retirement, there are numerous safeguards 59

November 1, 2017 4:06 AM Molapise Reassures UDC Leadership Of His Commitment, But…

The UDC top leadership called a meeting with the UDC chairperson, Molapise after a period of uncertainty about the veteran of opposition’s commitment to the opposition unity project. UDC vice president and Botswana Congress Party (BCP) leader Dumelang Saleshando confirmed Molapise’s words of commitment to the UDC but indicated that Molapise would not attend 5

November 1, 2017 2:07 AM Zim poacher to be extradited to Botswana

FRANCISTOWN — Zimbabwean national Dumisani Moyo has lost his bid to halt his extradition to Botswana, where he is due to stand trial for a criminal charge. Late last week, Moyo appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Court after the International Police (Interpol) had applied for his extradition to Botswana to face trial for rhino poaching. The Monitor has learnt 25