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December 10, 2018 4:00 AM Meanwhile, in the North…

Following the first rains in the north, farmers under the Tonota, Tutume and Masunga (TOTUMA) arable and commercial Farmers Association are optimistic of a productive season regardless of the poor rainfall forecast by the Meteorological Services Department. The recent rainfall was widespread in TOTUMA, Francistown as well as surrounding villages. In some villages 199

December 4, 2018 2:05 PM FA Cup prize money not enticing

The deal is worth P4.2 million per season and the tournament would be known as the Orange FA Cup. While there was relief across, there has been disappointment over the prize money, as winners take home P700,000, which is less than what both the league and Top 8 competition offers. Speaking at the sponsorship launch, Orange Botswana chief executive officer 212

November 14, 2018 4:34 PM BDP Bulela Ditswe: Kgathi, Moipisi score reruns, other appeals dismissed

This afternoon, authoritative sources told Mmegi that the BDP's central committee had dismissed all the other 25 appeals, some featuring high profile democrats including several Cabinet ministers. In Bobirwa, Kgathi had initially lost against Francis Kgoboko, while In Kgalagadi North, Moipisi had bitten the dust against Talita Monnakgotla 159

November 14, 2018 9:16 AM Bulela Ditswe verdicts out on today

This publication has learnt that some of the appellants will hear from the central committee today that the Appeals Board has dismissed most of the cases because they did not have enough evidence. The Appeals Board is expected to present the report to the BDP central committee on the day. According to a source, the party's Appeals Board quashed the protests 178

October 31, 2018 2:51 PM First Division North committee suspended

The suspended include Mompati Ketlogetswe (treasurer), Rapula Gaothobogwe (secretary general) and Mpenzeni Sambandawe (chairperson). The audit had uncovered some irregularities in the financial management of the league. BFA second vice president, Marshlow Motlogelwa had ordered the committee to submit missing documents. An interim committee is expected 147

October 26, 2018 2:00 PM Loyal Francistown fans stick with Zebras

The recent Francistown crowd was achieved despite the Zebras poor run, which had seen the team fail to win or score in three matches. The Independence Day match against the Brave Warriors of Namibia, attracted less than 5,000 despite the free entry. In contrast, the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Burkina Faso at the Francistown Sports Complex 182

September 16, 2018 4:00 AM Mojoko hoists Botswana flag at Miss Planet

The 25-year-old from Goshwe village in the North East, told Arts & Culture she was proud to be selected to represent the country on the international platform. She confidently said she would hoist the country’s flag higher by representing it very well and show the world that indeed Botswana has intelligent and talented beautiful young women. The international 166

September 14, 2018 10:30 AM Hurricane Florence: Life-threatening storm lashes US coast

The hurricane is moving towards land with maximum sustained wind speeds of 90mph (150 km/h). It lost power as it approached North and South Carolina, but officials warn it could still kill "a lot of people" amid risks of "catastrophic" flooding. The governor of North Carolina, where Florence is expected to make landfall later on Friday local time, said surviving 134

August 7, 2018 4:00 AM Jub Jub Mesmerises Francistown Audience

Popularly known as Jub Jub in the music circles, Maarohanye did not disappoint, as he left night crawlers in attendance asking for more. Jub Jub, who was performing for the first time in Francistown after serving prison time, churned his latest gospel hits after hits. The hip hop star jumped onto the stage at around 1am and immediately reverberated the audience 137

June 28, 2018 4:55 PM Matlhabaphiri dies at 68

Born in Molepolole on 6 November 1949, Mr Matlhabaphiri, who was the Member of Parliament for Molepolole North before the last general elections, started his career as a bank clerk in 1971 and later became a teacher at Capital Continuation Classes in Gaborone. He then proceeded to work as a diamond sorter at the then Botswana Diamond Valuing Company 281